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23 Sep 2022

Govinda to become India’s Shopping Partner this festive season with BIG FM’s latest campaign BIG FM SUPER DUPER DHAMAKA

MUMBAI: BIG FM, one of the leading radio networks in the country, has always been the champion of bringing an innovative and all-encompassing experience to its listeners.

21 Sep 2022

Red FM raises awareness for Traffic Safety with...

MUMBAI: 93.5 Red FM, India’s leading private radio and entertainment network introduced the campaign “Rule Mat Bhool” to raise awareness around tra

21 Sep 2022

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02 Jul 2009

Lucknow University to start own CR station

MUMBAI: Lucknow University is all set to launch its own community radio station.

The Mass Communication department of the university had received the grant of permission agreement from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The station has received its letter of intent two weeks ago and it will start operating within six months.

Dr Mukul Srivastava, a faculty member in the mass communication department says, The department had applied for a licence around one-and-a-half-years ago, but could get clearance only now....

30 Jun 2009

Pune CR Vidyavani airs show by and for visually challenged

MUMBAI: The University of Pune's community radio station Vidyavani aired an hour long programme run for, of and by the visually impaired, on 27  June.

The programme, Braille Webradio �Dnyanadrushtiche Saadhak Aamhi' (In pursuit of Knowledge) had students from Jagruti School for Blind Girls, Alandi, and sighted students from Aksharnandan participating.

29 Jun 2009

Gram Vaani devises economical solutions for CRs

MUMBAI: Gram Vaani, an initiative to empower community radios by developing low cost technological tools, has formulated an enhanced radio automation system. The automation system called, GRINS, standing for the Gramin Radio Inter Networking System is available for download on Gram Vaani's website,

26 Jun 2009

Big steals lead in Bangalore, Mirchi rules in other metros

MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi's sweep of the ratings in last week's RAM statistics in all four metros, was stopped in week 24 by Big FM, which has stolen a march over Mirchi in Bangalore. In Delhi and Kolkata, Mirchi retains its lead by a wide margin. In Mumbai however, Red FM continues to snap at Mirchi's heels, threatening to usurp the position it has held for a long time.

25 Jun 2009

Hyderabad education trust to launch CR station

MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at Abid Ali Khan Educational Trust, Hyderabad. A letter of Intent has been issued to the Institute after recommendations of Inter Ministerial Committee and seeking requisite clearances from various Ministries. The Community Radio Station is expected to be operational within three months as per the agreement. With this, the number of CRS will increase to 50 in the country.

25 Jun 2009

Ahmedabad's Mahila Sewa Trust to start its CRS

MUMBAI: Mahila Sewa Trust, Ahmedabad has been given permission for establishing, maintaining and operating a community radio station and is expected to be operational within three months.

Mahila Sewa (Self Employed women association) was set up on 18 June 1975 under the Bombay Public Trust act. Its main goals are to organise women workers for full employment and self reliance. It also organises women to ensure that they obtain full employment apart from providing childcare, healthcare, insurance and conducts trainings and seminars.

24 Jun 2009

Mussoorie school to start own CR station

MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has given the go ahead to Guru Nanak Fifth Centenary School, Mussoorie in Uttarakhand to operate its own Community radio station, â€?Radio Khushi' 

The school has been granted its GOPA by the ministry for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station and the station is expected to be operational within three months, as per the agreement.

22 Jun 2009

Kerala based Tiruvala radio signs GOPA

MUMBAI: Kerala based Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies signed their GOPA (Grant of Permission Agreement) with Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 16th June for setting up a community radio.

18 Jun 2009

Radio Mirchi tops metros in week 23

MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi that has held sway in Delhi and Kolkata for the last some weeks, elbowed past its closest rivals in Bangalore and Mumbai as well in week 23, according to RAM data just out.


12 Jun 2009

Mirchi holds lead in Delhi, Kolkata, comes close second in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi has held on its lead in Kolkata and Delhi, ahead of competitors, and has gained considerably in Mumbai to come a close second behind leader Red FM. In Bangalore, even though Mirchi comes second, leader Big FM stayed ahead in the game with a lead of almost four per cent, according to Ram data just out for week 22.