Entertainment  |  14 Nov 2019

Freddie Mercury lost a foot as he battled AIDS

MUMBAI:  Queen frontman and late rock legend Freddie Mercury lost a foot during his battle with AIDS.

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Biz  |  29 Jan 2015

Radio 3 puts the spotlight on female composers for International Women's Day 2015

MUMBAI: BBC Radio 3 is to mark International Women's Day on Sunday 8 March, championing the talents and creativity of women who have written music

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Entertainment  |  20 Jan 2015

Avial's Tony John: We inspired many Malayali bands to emerge from Kerala

MUMBAI: Even though Thiruvananthapuram-based band 'Avial' is still waiting for inspiration to write its next album, there is one thing that it has

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Entertainment  |  10 Jan 2015

Years & Years named as winner of BBC Music Sound Of 2015

MUMBAI: Soulful electronic pop band Years & Years have been named the winners of the BBC Music Sound Of 2015 list of the ones to watch this co

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Entertainment  |  03 Dec 2014

Queen and Adam Lambert to ring in New Year with exclusive BBC One concert

MUMBAI: Queen and Adam Lambert have confirmed that they will perform an exclusive New Year's Eve concert in London, close to the city's iconic lan

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Biz  |  29 Nov 2014

BBC World Service and Voice of America fights Ebola together

MUMBAI: British broadcaster BBC World Service and American broadcaster Voice of America (VOA) have entered into a partnership to give out as much

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Biz  |  24 Nov 2014

'The Conversation' is about the highs and lows in women's life, says Kim Chakanetsa

BBC World Service's radio show 'The Conversation' commenced on 27 October and will soon be completing a month.

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Entertainment  |  21 Nov 2014

Radiohead working on material for new album

MUMBAI: After a rather long wait, British rock band Radiohead is finally back in the studio, recording a brand new album.

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Biz  |  11 Nov 2014

BBC to explore the stories of Syria's War with two days of special coverage

MUMBAI: After more than three years of war, the battles inside Syria continue to rage and the people of Syria continue to suffer.

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Biz  |  11 Oct 2014

Radio 2 to launch new overnight schedule

MUMBAI: BBC Radio 2 today announces ‘After Midnight', a new live show seven nights a week from 12midnight to 3am, hosted by Janice Long (Mon-Thur)

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Biz  |  11 Oct 2014

BBC national digital radio coverage improves in five areas

MUMBAI: The next phase of the BBC's digital radio network expansion plan will bring a further two million people into the coverage area with an add

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