RADIO

  • Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, claims Radio Iran Yesterday

    One of the most wanted and dreaded terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who heads the brutal Islamic State, is reportedly dead, according to Radio Iran. All India Radio tweeted on Monday that Baghdadi was dead quoting Radio Iran. Al-Baghdadi had suffered serious injuries in March during an attack by the US-led coalition....
  • India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says PM Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake which claimed over 1,800 lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. "We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and...
  • Norway spells death of FM; to complete shutdown in 2017 April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Norway is one step closer to fully drawing down the curtains on its national FM channels by moving to digital radio and the transition from the old to the modern will complete in the next two years. The Ministry of Culture announced this week that the national FM-networks...
  • Unlike India, radio continues to be immensely popular in US, Canada April 17, 2015

    Even though radio is considered a dying medium in India, it continues to be immensely popular in US and Canada. There are over 15 Indian radio stations in Vancouver alone. ...
  • A few people decided to imitate the biggest playback singers in the industry with one song April 9, 2015

    And that song is 'Chunni Leke'. In this hilarious video by Radio Mirchi, we see the funsters take upon pseudonyms like Sumar Kanu, Badnaam Sami, Arhaan Fakhtar, Bappi Gehri, Hata Mangeshkar and many more while they continue to mimic every playback singer with complete precision! ...
  • Watch: Hugh Jackman to quit Wolverine March 31, 2015

    Here are some updates from Hollywood. Hugh Jackman may no longer play the iconic role of Wolverine leaving many hearts broken. While, Taylor Swift Steals the show at iHeart Radio Music Awards. ...
  • PM Modi reaches out to farmers on Land Bill, says 'will not let you down' March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Facing severe criticism from opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his sixth edition of his radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday said that the Land Acquisition Bill is for the welfare of the farmers, their children and the villages. "All the rumours which are being spread...
  • Telecom auction gets Rs 1 lakh crore bids on day 13 March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The government received commitments of Rs.108,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Wednesday, the 13th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions. "The bidding is taking place in all bands. Brisk bidding was seen on 13th day of bidding, with activity requirement set at 100 percent....
  • Government to introduce online system for community radio licenses March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen on expanding community radio outreach, Government on Monday promised to simplify procedures and introduce online application system for licenses. The idea of community radio in most parts of the country had been a "wonderful idea", Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said addressing...
  • Government orders installation of GPS in all cabs plying in Delhi March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to ensure women safety, Delhi government has ordered all taxi operators to install GPS in their vehicles, failing which fitness certificate will not be issued to them. According to a senior official, the government's decision will be enforced on all types of taxis, including Radio taxis and...
  • Mann Ki Baat: Compete with yourself, not others, says PM Modi to students February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. Modi asked students to avoid exam pressure and said, "Many students get nervous during exam time. I don't think one should get nervous, have faith in yourselves....
  • Young Indians prefer mobile over TV, radio for news and entertainment February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Young Indian consumers are preferring mobile devices over traditional media like television and radio for information, current affairs as well as source of entertainment and this trend is poised to surge in the coming years, a private telecom operator said. According to mobile service provider Tata Docomo, which recently conducted...
  • Delhi government grants license to cab service provider, Uber awaits February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday granted the licence to a Chennai-based cab service provider to run radio taxis for five years in the national capital. However, the decision on extending such permits to the US-based firm Uber, Taxi For Sure and another taxi service provider is yet to be...
  • Arvind Kejriwal invites people for oath-taking ceremony February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has invited people for oath-taking ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. In an invitation through FM radio advertisement released on Monday evening, the AAP chief appealed to people to flock to the venue where he had taken oath last time. Kejriwal, along with...
  • PM Modi to reach out to students through 'Mann ki Baat' broadcast February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach out to students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat' in February for which he has sought inputs from those appearing for the board exams and their parents. "Was thinking about this month's radio programme and thought....
  • PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' to focus on students preparing for competitive, board exams February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started preparing for his next radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' and will reach out to students with focus on preparation for competitive and board exams. He has urged students, parents and teachers to share their exam experiences that would motivate those appearing for...
  • Modi, Obama joint radio address recorded, broadcast on Tuesday January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The joint radio address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama has been recorded and will be broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday. Modi tweeted on Monday along with a photograph showing him with Obama with a caption: "Sharing our 'Mann Ki Baat' during the recording...
  • Like Narendra Modi, Kiran Bedi likely to start radio talk 'Dil ki baat' January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Just like Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio talk 'Mann ki Baat', Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is likely to begin her own radio chat 'Dil ki Baat'. Bedi said that the radio talk will give her a platform to connect with the youth....
  • Joint radio address will be a significant event in the Indo-US ties: Narasimha Rao January 22, 2015

    Narasimha Rao said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to make Barack Obama's visit a memorable one. "Joint radio address will be the most significant event in the Indo-US ties," he said. ...
  • Obama to join Modi in special radio address 'Mann ki baat' January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address for January will be 'special'. The PM, in this month's radio talk, will be accompanied by President of United States of America Barack Obama. The special episode will be aired on January 27. Ending all speculations about a possible joint radio...
  • I was libidinous since school: Uber cab driver tells police January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: "I was libidinous from my school days," Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman executive in his cab on December 5 last year, told Delhi Police during the probe. "Main school ke samay se hi kamuk pravati ka tha (I was of libidinous nature...
  • Islamic State radio praises Charlie Hebdo attackers as 'heroes' January 9, 2015

    Beirut: The Islamic State group's radio praised as "heroes" on Thursday the perpetrators of a deadly attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. "Jihadist heroes have killed 12 journalists who worked for the French magazine Charlie Hebdo and wounded more than 10 others," said a statement read on Al-Bayan radio....
  • Everyone living in Britain should speak English: London mayor January 6, 2015

    London: The Mayor of London has said that everyone living in the UK should be able to speak English and councils should drop the "multi-culty" practice of translating information into other languages, a proposal that could hit non-English speaking immigrants residing in the country. Mayor Boris Johnson said he agreed...
  • Delhi government decides to continue with ban on Uber January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in the national capital before seeking revocation of punitive action. The Transport Department had given a hearing to the US-based cab service...
  • US radio announces to expand its Indian network December 30, 2014

    Washington: Aiming to expand its operation in India, a US radio ministry has announced to develop its radio programming in the Telugu language. The Tide global radio ministry, which produces radio programs that tell people about Jesus in their mother tongues, currently operates in seven languages in India - Kurukh, Santali,...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • Stricter guidelines for radio taxis announced, GPRS-based tracking device a must December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday announced stricter guidelines for radio taxis making it mandatory, among other things, for them to be fitted with GPS and GPRS-based tracking device, printer, and a display panel showing the path traversed and total distance covered. The move comes after a woman was raped...
  • Have the courage to say no to drugs: Modi to youngsters December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the country's youth to have the courage to say no to drugs as he addressed the nation on 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on Sunday. Defining drug abuse in three Ds- darkness, destruction and devastation, PM underlined the need to fight the habit. In...
  • Live: PM Modi addresses nation on 'Mann Ki Baat' December 14, 2014

    The third edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast on Sunday at 11 AM where he will share his thoughts on drug abuse in his radio programme. ...