News  |  29 Jun 2013

Bimal Julka succeeds Uday Kumar Varma as I&B Secretary

NEW DELHI: Senior Indian Administrative Service officer Bimal Julka, who is presently Special Secretary and Financial Advisor in the External Affairs Ministry, is to take over as Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. He will succeed Uday Kumar Varma, who is retiring at June-end...

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News  |  29 Jun 2013

Govt not averse to increase foreign direct investment in broadcasting sector: Tewari

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari told various stakeholders in the broadcasting sector that the government was not averse to raising limits of foreign direct investment wherever needed. However, he told in a meeting of the stakeholders summoned by the Ministry that all...

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News  |  29 Jun 2013

Dhruv Jagasia talks tough on Rock Biz

MUMBAI: Wannabe rockers who plan to get in the business of rock music better leave their attitude outside because the industry has no fairy tale stories.  The same rules that apply in any other business or profession apply to the rock-music biz. “Nobody owes you anything and it will take time to...

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News  |  29 Jun 2013

Musical Jungle Book play to hit Delhi stage soon

MUMBAI: The beloved characters ‘Mowgli’, ‘Bagheera’, and ‘Sherkhan’ of ‘Jungle Book’ will come alive again on stage in Delhi come August. This 80-minute in English musical titled ‘Jungle Book Jive’, adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s immortal tale will be staged across five days (7-11 August) in 12...

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Gadgets  |  29 Jun 2013

Nokia Asha 210 unveiled

MUMBAI: Nokia has unveiled dual-SIM Asha 210 with a dedicated WhatsApp button. The phone sports 2.4-inch QVGA (240x320) display, 32MB RAM, 64MB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD, 2 MP rear camera, Wi-Fi, bluetooth 2.1, EDR, USB, FM radio and 1200mAh battery. The pre-installed apps...

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News  |  28 Jun 2013

One Direction wins Silver Clef Award

MUMBAI: One Direction is on a roll. The five-member band which has topped charts on both side of the Atlantic has picked up the Silver Clef award for best live act. The pop band,  which sold over 8 million albums (14 million singles) singles since their 2011 debut ‘Up All Night’, saw off challenges...

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News  |  28 Jun 2013

'Tayyab Ali Pyaar Ka Dushman' was recorded 3-4 times: Javed Ali

MUMBAI: An evergreen song ‘Tayyab Ali Pyaar Ka Dushman’ that brings the memory of veteran romantic hero Rishi Kapoor singing his heart out to his love Neetu Kapoor in ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ will have a new face and voice (Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha) in the latest flick ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai...

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News  |  28 Jun 2013

Mangiamo's clientele stay away from Bollywood music: Devesh Chhabria

Food (we include wine at Radioandmusic.com) and music are synonymous with most things fun, celebratory and hedonistic. Through the millennia, both have played a major role in almost every party ever hosted by the Homo sapiens.  Circa 21st century, the symbioses between food and music has been...

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News  |  28 Jun 2013

Big FM Mumbai goes retro with new tagline 'Hit the, Hit Rahenge'

MUMBAI: Following the success of its Delhi station, Big FM has announced the decision to air only retro music in Mumbai. The new tag line of Big FM Mumbai is ‘Hit the, Hit Rahenge’. The stations aims to target a core audience aged 35-44 years with evergreen music of RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata...

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Editorial  |  28 Jun 2013

RJ Smitha: Talking too much does not translate to a good RJ

Radio Mirchi says that as per RAM, its RJ Smitha Dixit’s show ‘Hi Bengaluru’ has the largest listenership on the morning time slot (7am-11am). Taking on the issues plaguing Namma Bengaluru,  Smitha discusses topics with people who matter, voicing her opinion whilst ensuring that listener’s get...

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Features  |  28 Jun 2013

RJ Smitha: Talking too much does not translate to a good RJ

Radio Mirchi says that as per RAM, its RJ Smitha Dixit’s show ‘Hi Bengaluru’ has the largest listenership on the morning time slot (7am-11am). Taking on the issues plaguing Namma Bengaluru,  Smitha discusses topics with people who matter, voicing her opinion whilst ensuring that listener’s get...

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2 Site distribution  |  28 Jun 2013

RJ Smitha: Talking too much does not translate to a good RJ

Radio Mirchi says that as per RAM, its RJ Smitha Dixit’s show ‘Hi Bengaluru’ has the largest listenership on the morning time slot (7am-11am). Taking on the issues plaguing Namma Bengaluru,  Smitha discusses topics with people who matter, voicing her opinion whilst ensuring that listener’s get...

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