Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

New deadline for FASTag, must for NH toll plazas

The deadline for procuring a FASTag has been extended till February 15 and most vehicles will need it to pass through national highway toll plazas, officials of the National Highway Authority of India...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.01.21

DD, AIR records massive digital growth

Digital channels of Prasar Bharati have registered more than 100 per cent growth in 2020, with Pakistan being the second-highest digital audience for Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR), the go...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.20

Radio days: public broadcasting

Home-bound during the pandemic, I’ve rediscovered the radio. As newspapers, with a couple of honourable exceptions, merge into an all-India chorus conducted by the Central government and as tele...
By Mukul Kesavan

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

New Town to get own radio channel

The first programme to go on air on Wednesday morning was by 1CA and 1CD Blocks. Tapas Adhikari of CD Block sang a reworked version of Bhupen Hazarika’s Ami ek jajabor, with the changed lyrics r...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 07.12.20

CM for Dibrugarh DD, AIR stations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has moved the Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar over Prasar Bharati’s directives for reassigning All India Radio (AIR) and Doo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.20

E-waste: Ranchi sets up 5 centres

Residents of the state capital will no longer be saddled with old, non-functional laptops and mobiles as five e-waste disposal centres will be operational in Ranchi from Monday, thanks to Ranchi Munic...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Red pandas await radio collars

Bengal forest department is waiting for an approval from the Centre to put radio collars on four Himalayan red pandas, which the department intends to release in the Singalila National Park of Darjeel...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Science Tech  /  Published 20.08.20

Music streaming can help reinvent the radio

Service: Apple Music Library: Has over 60 million songs Radio stations: Under Apple Music, there is streaming and three radio stations — Apple Music 1, Apple Music Hits and Apple Music Count...
By Mathures Paul

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

64-year-old celebrates Radio Listener’s Day

64-year-old Chinmoy Mahto celebrated Radio Listeners’ Day on Thursday by tuning in to morning bhajans and discourses. Mahto, an advocate who runs a driving school, wakes and sleeps wi...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.20

Show time: 'A Suitable Boy' airs on BBC

Tomorrow will mark a big moment in the history of the BBC because at 9 pm it will air the first episode of the much anticipated six-part TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy, direc...
By Amit Roy


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