Books  /  Published 30.03.20

Struggling to kill time? Listen in with these podcasts

Modern Love (New York Times and WBUR)New York Times’ Modern Love section created ripples collecting real-life stories of readers writing and this podcast was born from that very section. The only di...
By Shrestha Saha

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

All he hears is Radio Ga Ga

Turn on, tune in, drop out. Harvard University psychologist Timothy Leary’s phrase — that was a mantra for the counter-culture of the 1960s — applies to Chinmoy Mahto in a very different sense.I...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Yechury to EC: Give us Modi airtime

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday asked the Election Commission to direct public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan to give Opposition leaders the same kind of airtime Prime ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Radio collars for deer in Buxa

For the first time, the state forest department has decided to insert radio collars in deer at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) to keep watch and collect information about them.The initiative, foresters s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Culture  /  Published 25.10.18

Empire an awkward topic for jokes: Andy Zaltzman

Critically acclaimed British satirist, host of the international hit podcast The Bugle, cricket commentator and broadcaster Andy Zaltzman was at CC&FC last month for a live recording for the ...
By Anannya Sarkar


India  /  Published 14.01.19

Radio-frequency ID tags for kids at Kumbh

Uttar Pradesh police will be using RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags for everyone under 14 years at Kumbh Mela to trace children lost during the massive congregation. 'Kumbh is the biggest co...
By PTI in Allahabad

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

Barak Valley to start radio classes

Barak Valley is all set to start classes through radio to minimise academic loss because of the nationwide lockdown.To reach out to maximum students, the education departments of Hailakandi and Cachar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.19

Smart buckets for Ranchi garbage solution

The civic body in the capital will be using RFID-tagged buckets for door-to-door garbage collection to ensure better monitoring of the process and to plug some of the shortcomings that include sanitat...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Radio gives voice to humiliated and harassed workers

The caller broke down in tears as she described how she queued three times to use one of only two toilets provided for 200 garment employees at the spinning mill where she works in Tamil Nadu.Her turn...
By Reuters in Chennai

Science  /  Published 30.06.19

Astronomers track location of cosmic radio waves

In a first, Australian scientists have determined the precise location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves. The discovery was made with Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASK...
By PTI in Melbourne


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