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News  |  24 Jun 2008

Radio City's kickstarts Bus No 91.1

MUMBAI: Sticking to its latest campaign 'Baaki Shor Machaayein, Radio City Music Sunaaaye,' Radio City brings listeners a 'Whatte Fun' musical ride on Bus No. 91.1 from 7 - 11 am on 'Whatte Fun mornings' with RJ Harssh and Archana. This special feature will have some of the nation's best singers and renowned celebrities from the music fraternity travel with City on Bus No. 91.1 - the one stop for the best music! It has already hit the air.

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Gadgets  |  24 Jun 2008

Virgin launches vTrendy handset

MUMBAI: Virgin Mobile, Tata Teleservices's new mobile services brand, has introduced the vTrendy handset - a colour screen phone loaded with FM Radio. Weighing 65 gms, vTrendy is priced at Rs 1,499 and comes loaded with features which include one touch access to Vbytes - Virgin Mobile's data portal, speaker phone, organiser, phonebook memory of 500 contacts and additional 150 contacts on RUIM (SIM) card.

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News  |  24 Jun 2008

UK radio services to go digital by 2020

MUMBAI: All radio services should now be developed to digital, said an interim report in the UK- and migration of most content could be completed by 2020, as reported by The Press Association. According to a BBC report, the Digital Radio Working Group (DRWG) said no date should be set yet for the switch, but it believes the transfer could be completed by the year 2020. The interim report said listeners should be given at least two years' notice before the change begins.

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News  |  24 Jun 2008

Amazon.com launches in the UK

MUMBAI: Amazon, the world's leading online digital service, is planning to launch in the United Kingdom by the final quarter of 2008. Executives of the Amazon MP3 stores in the US have been to London to work out the details of the launch with British record company bosses, according to a report in the UK newspaper Telegraph.

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News  |  24 Jun 2008

T-Series launches Sukhbir's ' Tere naal nachana'

MUMBAI: After an absence of six years, Indipop singer Sukhbir returned with an album Tere naal nachna , which was released on T-Series on 23 June in Mumbai. The 13 track album is a Punjabi pop album, complete with foot tapping numbers that one associates with the Dubai based singer. "The video is directed keeping his international image in mind. The video has special effects, with good bikes and babes just to give it a western touch. The song is foot tapping and so is the video," said Divya Khosla Kumar, who has directed the music video.

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Press Releases  |  24 Jun 2008

Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009-Introducing the four rocking Mentors of this year

MUMBAI: Introducing the four rocking Mentors of this year who will prepare the participants for the Ultimate battle ground..!!!

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Reviews  |  24 Jun 2008

Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends

Record label: EMI Records Our Rating: 4/5 Coldplay have developed and evolved with each of their four albums and this one is no different. This album has been billed as their experimental record with frontman Chris Martin's growing popularity on every album he's penning. The album's tracks have floated with images of War, God, Religion and Death.This might just go down as a benchmark album and we might also see a flagship revival of progressive-rock-pop culture to the musical mainstream.

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News  |  23 Jun 2008

Kanpur's Big FM turns one

MUMBAI: Big FM's Kanpur station completed one year of its launch on 21 June. As part of its anniversary celebrations, the station arranged a rain dance party at the Ganges Club and conducted a week long campaign called 'Big Thappa' wherein a small gratification was given to the person playing Big FM in his or her car, followed by a sticker, which was pasted at the back of the car .

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News  |  23 Jun 2008

Radio Misty to launch in Gangtok by August

MUMBAI: Sikkim capital Gangtok will welcome its first radio station in August with Radio Misty entering the market. This would be the second radio station of the PCM group, after the first Radio Misty launched in Siliguri some months ago. The station will position itself as the station 'for the locals'. It will aim at promoting the local talents, will be anchored by local RJs and Nepali, Hindi and English music will play on the station. The programming of the station would be very different from the station in Siliguri.

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News  |  23 Jun 2008

Big FM announces winners of Big Singaara contest

MUMBAI: Big FM has announced the winners of Big Singara singer contest of Chennai on June 21. Daphne Kumaraswamy and R Srinivasan won the contest on World Music Day. Winners will get a chance to strike chords with music director Vijay Anthony's forthcoming movie. Winners were announced in the presence of music director Vijay Anthony, playback singers Sangeetha and Mahathi.

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Press Releases  |  23 Jun 2008

Radio choklate celebrates Rajo festival in Orissa

MUMBAI: RAJO festival is here and Orissan girls are in a mood for unbridled revelry and carousing. Rajo is the three-day festival, which celebrates the advent of monsoon; usher's a prosperous agricultural year in Orissa through biological symbolism of the first showers moistening the parched summer soil thereby readying it for productivity.

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Press Releases  |  23 Jun 2008

Shemaroo seizes 25,000 DVDs of latest home production release 'Mere

MUMBAI: Shemaroo entertainment in association with the local distributor and SIFAM [Stitching Indian Films & Music] informed the Brussels Customs and seized 50,000 DVDs at Brussels Airport [worth 2,50,000 Euros], of which 25,000 DVDs were of a week old film 'Mere Baap Pehle Aap' - a Shemaroo film. The film is still running successfully in all cinemas world wide and these pirated copies are causing huge losses to the industry. The other DVDs include song compilations and various other movies.

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Press Releases  |  23 Jun 2008

Fever 104 gives Delhi a chance to woo Harman Baweja

MUMBAI: Fever 104 has given its listeners a lifetime opportunity to wine and dine with Harman Baweja in Delhi, courtesy Andpersand. The contest was aired on the station between 16 - 19 June inviting listeners to send in their whacky creative ideas "on how to invite Harman for a date". Delhi took to the wooing game rather seriously and a plethora of ideas poured in, ranging from cooking for Harman to serenading him with a violin.

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Press Releases  |  23 Jun 2008

Lucknow's Radio City 91.1FM's Summer Workshop draws to a close with a Grand Finale

MUMBAI: Celebrating summer in true Radio City style, the FM station spelt 'Whatte Fun' for parents in Lucknow! Adding a cool dash of 'Whatte Fun' to the scorching summer heat, Lucknow's Radio City 91.1FM concluded its month long Summer Fest - The Radio City Summer Workshop bringing a 'Whatte Fun' extravaganza for both for parents and children alike!

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