community radio stations

Frequencies that touch lives: India’s growing community radio stations (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and ... Read more...

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Facebook page to connect community radio stations and ministry


July 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has launched a dedicated Facebook page for community radio stakeholders in the country to connect with them and answer ... Read more...

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‘Digital transmission in four metros from July’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) the government is working towards the digitalisation of media and entertainment industry and digital transmission is most likely to start in July, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Post-Sikkim quake: ham radio, bamboo applications recommended for northeast


November 15th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A meeting of India's top seismologists and earthquake specialists, which discussed issues arising from the Sikkim earthquake, has strongly recommended that northeastern states set up ... Read more...

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Qualcomm launches 3G radiophone project for children in India


August 31st, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) US-based wireless technology services provider Qualcomm has launched a radiophone project in an initiative that seeks to combine community radio with mobile phones for ... Read more...

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Fund planned to encourage community radios: Soni


April 8th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said the low government advertisement rates for community radio stations were "shameful" and her ministry was considering ... Read more...

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Govt. to consider setting up of ‘Community Radio Fund’: Ambika Soni


April 7th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni today said that her ministry will consider setting up of "Community Radio Fund" to ensure the sustainability and ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni to inaugurate ‘National Community Radio Sammelan’


April 6th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni will on Thursday inaugurate the first 'National Community Radio Sammelan' to outline roadmap for community radio stations in ... Read more...

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Panjab University gets own community radio


February 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) In a bid to highlight developmental issues and the problems of the people, the Panjab University (PU) here Sunday got its own "Jyotirgamaya" community radio. Union Information ... Read more...

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Good morning! Community radio going big in India


December 15th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian government is tuning into community radio in a big way to reach out to rural and farflung areas, with plans to help increase the ... Read more...

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Innovative programming vital for quality information dissemination: Soni


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni, on Thursday said that her Ministry had redrawn its key policy parameters to 'put people first' and ... Read more...

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Gurgaon to have Community Radio Station


September 30th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): A Community Radio Station will start functioning at Gurgaon in Haryana.The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement with The Restoring Force ... Read more...

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Namakkal in Tamil Nadu to have Community Radio Station


September 17th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): A Community Radio Station will start functioning at Namakkal in Tamil Nadu.The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has permission for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community ... Read more...

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Venezuela closes 34 radio stations


August 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 1 (DPA) Venezuela's leftist government has ordered 34 radio stations off the air, accusing them of broadcasting without a proper licence. The stations in question have to cease transmission, Public Works ... Read more...

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T. Pudupatty in Tamil Nadu to have Community Radio Station


June 5th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): A Community Radio Station will start functioning at Pudupatty in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu.The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has permission for establishing, maintaining and operating ... Read more...

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Community Radio Station to start in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh


February 26th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station at Sironj Tehsil, Vidisha District, ... Read more...

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Information and Broadcasting Ministry starts a community radio workshop in Guwahati


January 28th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 28 (ANI): The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has begun a two-day Community Radio Awareness workshop from Wednesday. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated the workshop. The Sixth ... Read more...

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Bihar farmers to get first community radio station


August 14th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) After Jharkhand, it is now the turn of thousands of farmers in rural Bihar to swing to the tunes of the community radio station. It will ... Read more...

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