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02 Jul 2022

Mirchi Plus Audio OTT launched

MUMBAI: Mirchi, India's no. 1 city-centric music and entertainment company, redefines the audio entertainment industry with the launch of its mobile app – Mirchi Plus.

28 Jun 2022

Chingari powered by $GARI and BIG FM join hands...

MUMBAI: World's fastest-growing on-chain social app, Chingari powered by $GARI, has announced a partnership with one of India's leading radio stat

27 Jun 2022

SAP leverages Metaverse to accelerate Cloud adoption in India

MUMBAI: SAP, the world leader of enterprise app

27 Jun 2022

Apple Music's 2022 So Far: Top Tracks and Trends

MUMBAI: Gen-Z Pop Embraces the Classic, Intros

30 Sep 2008

'Training is very important for community radio'

NEW DELHI: The Community Radio Conference organised by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) being held in the Capital has emphasised the fact that training is very important and a must to drive community radio services in India.

23 Sep 2008

Symbiosis Institute to set up community radio on campus

MUMBAI: The Pune based Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication will start its own community radio, �Radio Symbi' on its premises and plans to launch it by February in the next academic year.

We have already applied for the necessary government licence for our campus radio and  would be starting the radio once we procure the licence..., confirms SIMC Students' Council President Mitin Chakraborty.

20 Sep 2008

Jamia FM provides yeoman service during Delhi encounters

MUMBAI: Community radio station Jamia 90.4 FM played an important role in maintaining harmony in a tense atmosphere during the terrorist encounters in Delhi on 19 September.

This community radio station, started in 2005, is run by the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia University. The station turned out to be one of the reasons why the university adjoining the area remained completely peaceful and the Friday prayers were peacefully carried out inspite of the chaos that happened next door.

09 Sep 2008

DU's Lady Irwin College launches radio mgt course with ARM

NEW DELHI: Lady Irwin College (Delhi University) has joined hands with South Asia's first full time broadcast school- Academy of Radio Management (ARM) to launch an industry-oriented certificate programme in Radio Management.

Students completing the course will be issued a Certificate in Radio Management" jointly by Lady Irwin College and Academy of Radio Management, Delhi.

16 Aug 2008

Development Alternatives to launch CR station Radio Bundelkhand

MUMBAI: Delhi based NGO, Development Alternatives (DA) will soon start a community radio station in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, becoming the country's second NGO to get a CR license to operate. The Maharashtra based NGO Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha-MVSS became the first to get a licence to run a community radio in Aswad village and will go on air from 15 September.

25 Jul 2008

Satara based MVSS is first NGO to get CR licence

MUMBAI: A Maharashtra based NGO Mann Vikas Samajik Sanstha-MVSS has acquired the licence to run a community radio last week, becoming the first in the NGO sector in the country to join the CR (community radio) network. The NGO works for empowering the women in rural areas and got the license for aswad village in Satara. MVSS president Chetna Gala Sinha asserts, "Many NGOs had applied with the I&B Ministry and we were the first ones to obtain it. The radio station would be an extension of our NGO activities and will be used as a tool to propagate our financial plans.

17 Jul 2008

BBC to air shows on Chandigarh based community radio

MUMBAI: BBC World Service announced its tie up with a Chandigarh-based community Vivek 90.4 FM. Available in some radio stations across India, Vivek FM will be the first community radio to have BBC service on air.

28 May 2008

Lyricist Neelesh Misra - There is sincerity in the current breed of lyricists

With the deteriorating state of 'lyrics' in the Hindi music industry today, Neelesh Misra is here to make a difference. He is many faces rolled into one - journalist, lyricist and novelist. A senior editor with The Hindustan Times, music is his first love. With a number of hits tucked under his belt, Neelesh has managed to create a niche for himself in the industry.

15 May 2008

It's all about money, honey!

The age old lure of fame and money is what Fever FM's Mumbai station used as bait in its recently concluded Vodafone Fever Contest. Listeners stood to win a sum of Rs 104,000 every 104 minutes (in keeping with the station's frequency) as a part of the contest. The strategy worked. Fever claims to have got the city in a sweat with an overwhelming response to this summer venture.Mercury rising

24 Jan 2008

Viewers looking for FM feel in visual space?

The viewer's verdict for music channels for the year 2007 is out. The long established players like MTV and Channel [V] are losing on the front of relative shares while new kid on the block 9XM has shown an unprecedented growth from the second month of its launch.'s analysis of music channels using Tam data (HSM, CS 15 - 24 years, all day parts) during the one-year period beginning January 2007 reveals that 9XM is way ahead than MTV and Channel [V].