News  |  31 Jan 2011

I'm on cloud nine, says Sajid

*Sajid-Wajid, Javed Akhtar, Mamta Sharma, Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsan, Richa Sharma, Irshad Kamil express their delight on winning awards at the Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010 Powered by Karbonn Mobiles  MUMBAI: Positioned and envisioned as the Grammys of India, the Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010...

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News  |  31 Jan 2011

SIMCA petitions Madras HC to scrap Copyright Board

* Union of India to file counter within three weeks. CHENNAI: The South Indian Music Companies Association represented by its secretary, J. Swaminathan, has filed a writ petition challenging provisions of the Copyright Act. The writ seeks a direction from the court to declare sections 11 and 12 of...

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Gadgets  |  31 Jan 2011

Samsung's 5th smartphone, Wave II, launched in India

MUMBAI: Samsung India Electronics Pvt Ltd on Friday announced the launch of Wave II (S8530) on the �bada' platform, Samsung's own proprietary OS. With its Wave series of mobiles based on the bada platform, the company is seeking to provide users with an enhanced smartphone experience.

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News  |  31 Jan 2011

Ranjit Barot, Sridhar Parthasarathy perform at World Economic Forum, Davos

MUMBAI: Distinguished percussionist Ranjit Barot along with Sridhar Parthasarathy performed at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Saturday, the 29th of January. The duo performed at an India-centric weekend gala called �India Inclusive,' at the Swiss ski resort. They presented a composition...

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News  |  31 Jan 2011

Radio Misty partners Siliguri Food and Tourism festival

MUMBAI: Radio Misty 94.3 FM, the first and Number one fm station of North Bengal have teamed up with Siliguri food festival committee to organise the fifth Food and Tourism Festival will be held at Kanchenjunga Stadium at Siliguri from 9 to 13 January. This festival draws huge crowd from all over...

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Press Releases  |  29 Jan 2011

92.7 BIG FM and BBC bring to you 'Music beyond Borders'

MUMBAI: 92.7 BIG FM and BBC bring to you a unique initiative titled �Music beyond Borders'. Standing true to its name, this first of its kind initiative will see the Indian rock band Euphoria and Pakistani pop band Strings coming together live from the studios of Delhi and Karachi respectively to...

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News  |  29 Jan 2011

Radio Mid-day records 70% growth in Revenues and Positive EBIDTA

* In listener terms, Radio One grew a consolidated 24% from IRS Q1 to Q3, where industry fell by 2% * 2010-11  3rd Qtr Revenue up 70% and EBIDTA profit up 319% over YTD * MD Vineet Singh Hukmani cites monetization of innovation and local revenues, efficient cost structure, efficient collections...

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News  |  28 Jan 2011

Sourav Ganguly, voice of Fever 104 FM this cricketing season

MUMBAI: Fever 104 FM yesterday launched �One Day Mataram' with one of India's favourite cricketer Sourav Ganguly.

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News  |  28 Jan 2011

92.7 BIG FM declares its winner of 'Constitution of Music'

MUMBAI: 92.7 BIG FM announced its final winner of the �Constitution of music' on 27th January 2011 at studios. Kids across 45 cities from India participated in enormous numbers to sing the unplugged version of our national song �Vande Mataram'. 3 lucky contestants across each city got the...

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News  |  28 Jan 2011

Munni and Dabangg rule Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010; Lifetime Achievement for Ravi

*Between them, the two sweep Best Song, Best Album, Best Male Vocalist, Best Female Vocalist, Best Music Director, Best Upcoming Singer, Best Item Number, Best Background Score. *Great instrumentalist musician Channi Charanjit Singh honoured with Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music *...

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News  |  27 Jan 2011

'Music is universal, and the Mirchi Music Awards are pre-eminent': Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles

Shashin Devsare, Executive Director, Karbonn Mobiles, in conversation with Pavan R Chawla about Karbonn Mobiles' sponsorship of Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010 powered by Karbonn Mobiles. Excerpts. What do you think about the Mirchi Music Awards – as a tribute to the best and most popular...

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News  |  27 Jan 2011

'Mirchi Music Awards are a great showcasing of music': Sadhna Sargam

Sadhna Sargam, popular playback singer and member of the Jury of Uninor Mirchi Music Awards, tells Pavan R Chawla that she has loved being associated with the awards ever since they began three years ago.  You have been on the jury of Mirchi Music Awards for three years in a row, right from its...

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News  |  27 Jan 2011

The Best Original Song Web site hits major milestone

MUMBAI: The Best Original Song competition officially kicked off in high gear as more than one hundred thousand viewers from all over the world tuned into the world premiere show on Sunday, Jan. 16 and the second show on Monday, Jan. 17.

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News  |  27 Jan 2011

Full closure of Hindi and 4 other BBC World Service languages on short wave in March

* Cuts to meet touch Spending Review settlement * To cease all short wave distribution of Hindi, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Nepali, Swahili and the Great Lakes service (for Rwanda and Burundi) radio content. * These to be available on FM radio (direct broadcasts and via partners); online; mobiles and...

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