Biz  |  10 Sep 2018

BBC World Service overhauls sound of its network, introduces new music from today

MUMBAI: BBC World Service is refreshing the sound of the network, introducin

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Biz  |  16 Nov 2016

BBC World Service rolls out expansion plans, four new Indian language services

MUMBAI: The BBC World Service has announced its biggest expansion plans  since the 1940s, for the coming year, credited to a 'greatest ever fundin

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Biz  |  07 Jul 2016

First BBC 'newsbot' brings more Uzbek content to Telegram

MUMBAI: In an innovative approach to reaching audiences in Uzbekistan, BBC Uzbek has activated an automated account – bot – on one of its messaging

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Biz  |  20 May 2016

BBC Thai marks second anniversary of Thailand coup with Facebook 'lives'

MUMBAI: On the second anniversary of the coup in Thailand, BBC Thai is broadcasting live on Facebook, looking back at the events of 22 May 2014 and

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Biz  |  12 May 2016

8.2 million watch BBC Tamil news on Thanthi TV

MUMBAI: According to a BBC survey conducted in the state between December 2015 and January 2016, 8.2 million people watch the BBC Tamil news bulle

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Biz  |  12 Oct 2015

BBC World Service announces boost to music, arts and factual programmes

MUMBAI: BBC World Service has announced a raft of new programming which will boost music, arts and factual programmes on the network.

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Biz  |  01 Oct 2015

BBC World Service and British Council launch 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition

MUMBAI: The global competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and co-producers The

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Biz  |  04 Sep 2015

BBC World Service names Nuala McGovern as 'Outside Source' presenter

MUMBAI: Nuala McGovern has been appointed as the presenter of 'Outside Source' for BBC World Service.

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Biz  |  01 Sep 2015

BBC Russian presenter Seva Novgorodsev MBE to sign off after 38 years of broadcasting

MUMBAI: BBC Russian service’s iconic presenter, Seva Novgorodsev, will sign off from his programme, BBSeva, for the last time on Friday 4 Septembe

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Biz  |  06 Aug 2015

RAJAR Q2 2015: Listening share of all BBC Radio is 53 per cent

MUMBAI: Figures released by RAJAR show that BBC radio stations, as a collective, managed to reach out to 35 million listeners, per week, as per the

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Biz  |  06 Jul 2015

BBC Proms return to BBC World Service

MUMBAI: The BBC Proms will return to the BBC World Service this year, with six programmes showcasing some of the most memorable moments of the 2015

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