News  |  03 Dec 2008

SC's no to Rabbi Shergill in 'Sorry Bhai!' row

MUMBAI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass any interim direction on a plea of noted singer Rabbi Shergill for the deletion of a certain song in the recently released Hindi film 'Sorry Bhai!', which he claimed was his copyright, says a PTI report. A bench of Justices Arijit Pasayat and S H Kapadia turned down the plea of senior counsel K T S Tulsi who made the plea during the "mentioning time". The bench said it would hear the matter after it is listed for hearing.

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News  |  03 Dec 2008

My FM Indore pays homage to Mumbai terror victims

NEW DELHI: My FM's Indore station initiated �Radio united for peace' and brought the entire radio fraternity including all the four stations and people of Indore together to pay homage to all those who had fallen prey into the hands of terror attack in Mumbai on 30 November. The city of Indore came together to observe a candlelight vigil in support of the Mumbai terror victims and martyrs.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

Stage set for India's annual 'Rock' awards

MUMBAI: The build-up to the fourth Jack Daniel's Annual Rock Awards for 2008 continues with the second Jack Daniel's - Rolling Stone TRIBUTE with VH1 concert, to be held on 5 December, 2008 at Elevate in New Delhi, to honour the legendary Jim Morrison. The concert, featuring some of the capital's finest musicians, will celebrate the iconic singer's birthday which falls on 8 December. Singer, DJ and actor Luke Kenny, a die hard Morrison fan, will host the event and also perform a few tracks. The menu for the evening: JD, music and cake.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

Avial competes with global bands for honours

MUMBAI: Kerala based Malayali rock band Avial is positioned at number 13 on US based website WorldSings.com, a music and social networking community which is organising a music competition for solo singers or bands across the globe. The bands are being shortlisted on the basis of voting by registered members for their favourite songs. The top 20 bands will compete in the Worldsings Concert to be held in Las Vegas and the winner stands a chance to grab $1,000,000 as prize money.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

Mumbai airwaves change tenor, combat attack

MUMBAI: Different music, tweaked programming and sobered down RJ talk marked Mumbai's FM airwaves for three days after the first terror attacks hit Mumbai. Stranded staff, affected families and other problems were swept aside as stations rallied to offer a voice of reason to a disturbed city. While some like Radio One's programming head Malini were at the Trident in Mumbai when the attack happened, other RJs, like Mirchi's Jeeturaaj stayed put on air for a marathon session, updating listeners.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

DJs to converge at Kochi's C2 Ocean Fest

MUMBAI: Clubbing forum 'Club Converge  better known as (C2) from Kerala is gearing for the C2 Ocean Fest 2008 in partnership with Club FM and Indian Express. C2 is a popular name among the party-goers and has over 1500 registered members. The three day festival will be held at Willingdon Island in Kochi on 5, 6 and 7 December after 9 pm.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

Dana Gillespie to perform at Explocity curtain raiser in Bangalore

BANGALORE: The curtain raiser for the Kingfisher–Explocity Festival of Jazz & Blues will he held on 6 December 2008 at Bangalore with performances by blues singer Dana Gillespie, accompanied by Joachim Palden on the electric piano and Enrico Morena on the drums. The curtain raiser will be held at the Hotel Royal Orchid Lawns.

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News  |  02 Dec 2008

Vishal Dadlani plans PIL against TV channels

MUMBAI: Music composer Vishal Dadlani will soon file a PIL (Public Interest Litigation) against television news channels that showed the movements of the armed forces live to the terrorists on national television for three days during the attacks. "It is undoubtedly known that channels did a good job of keeping the viewers clued in with the latest happenings but there has to be some code of conduct when it comes to military or anti-terrorist operations," believes Dadlani.

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News  |  01 Dec 2008

Big FM Bangalore RJ hunt semi-finals held

BANGALORE: Big FM conducted the Bai-Bichch RJ Hunt Semi-finals at The Grand Sigma Mall in Bangalore on Saturday evening. The four-week RJ Hunt activity commenced on 10 November and will culminate with the selection of one RJ on 6 December. 2438 entries were received by IVRS, of which 25 were shortlisted by Big FM RJs Rashmi and Harsha  10 semi-finalists were picked from these 25 at the Big FM Bangalore office. Nine RJs finally arrived for the event.

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News  |  01 Dec 2008

Kiran Bedi joins live chat on Radio City Delhi

NEW DELHI: Popular Indian social activist and retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi joined Radio City Delhi's RJ Simran live on â€?Whatte Fun Mornings' at 7 am on Monday  Bedi, who is also scheduled to make her television debut as anchor of â€?Aap ki kachehri' on Star Plus from this week, was featured live on radio to spread awareness about Aids, on the occasion of World Aids day 

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News  |  01 Dec 2008

Big FM claims lead in 16 mini metros

MUMBAI: Big FM has claimed a lead over rivals in 16 non RAM markets, including Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Ranchi, Surat, Baroda, Mysore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Bhubaneshwar, Asansol, Guwahati, Amritsar, Aligarh, Bikaner, Jammu and Jhansi.

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