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China launches telecommunication satellite


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China successfully launched a telecommunication satellite into orbit Saturday night.The ChinaSat 2A was launched at 11.56 p.m. using a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang ... Read more...

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TV has nothing new to offer, says actor Sanjay Mishra


March 15th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Mishra, known for his role in the award winning Hindi sitcom "Office Office", says that the standard of comedy on television has gone ... Read more...

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US sanctions on state media ‘hostile’: Syria


March 7th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 7 (IANS) Syria has condemned the latest US sanctions against the state media, and termed the measures as "hostile", Xinhua reported."Imposing sanctions on a national media institution, which ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria’s broadcasting group


March 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) The US Monday slapped sanctions on Syria's General Organization of Radio and TV, the latest in its efforts to press the Syrian government to stop the ... Read more...

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Don’t distort language, Bangladesh court tells media


February 17th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Radio and television channels have been told by a court not to distort Bangla and other foreign languages in their broadcasts, a media report said.The Dhaka ... Read more...

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‘BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity’


January 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been advised to go upmarket and guard against "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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India to help Afghanistan in expanding media network


August 1st, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India will help Afghanistan to expand the mass media network and build communication infrastructure in the conflict-hit country, it was decided at a meeting of ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Libyan state broadcaster


May 6th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on Libya's state broadcaster and two other government-owned companies, Xinhua reported.The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified ... Read more...

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Learn 36 patriotic songs, Chinese city residents told


April 21st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Residents of China's Chongqing city have been told to learn and sing 36 patriotic songs.The songs have to be learnt as part of a campaign ahead ... Read more...

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Radio helps Chinese woman reunite with family


April 18th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old Chinese woman, trafficked thrice since she was seven years old, has finally been reunited with her family following a message on the radio heard ... Read more...

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Indians in Trinidad and Tobago exult over World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 4 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Trinidad and Tobago was overjoyed at India's win in the cricket World Cup, with the news being splashed across the newspapers here. ... Read more...

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DJ Megatron killed when he went to buy marijuana


March 29th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) DJ Megatron was reportedly going to buy pot when he was shot on Sunday. The HOT 97 disc jockey was on a phone with a friend ... Read more...

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10 killed in sectarian clashes in Cairo (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 9 (IANS) Ten people were killed and over a 100 injured in overnight clashes between Muslim and Christian groups in the Egyptian capital, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The health and ... Read more...

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Balle balle! Punjabi music is flavour of Bollywood


March 9th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) It makes you dance, it makes you sing, and it makes a great business idea in Bollywood. Punjabi music has taken the Hindi film industry ... Read more...

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Multifaceted sports personality P.K. Mahanand dead


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Wing Commander (retd) P.K. Mahanand, a multifaceted sports personality, died here Sunday morning. He was 73. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.Mahanand, who had ... Read more...

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Conference on Information Age in public diplomacy to highlight impact of 24×7 media


December 9th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): People-to-people diplomacy is playing an important role in international relations in the contemporary global world, adding a new dimension to international relations and redefining the way a ... Read more...

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Beaver Island: Where Technology Has Made Small Inroads


November 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite hard to imagine a province of the united states where residents are living happily without technology that has otherwise become a part and ... Read more...

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Is Kyle Sandilands dating Lara Bingle?


October 14th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): Rumour has it that Kyle Sandilands is dating his female publicity-magnet equivalent Lara Bingle.The couple is said to be spending "a lot" of time together, according to ... Read more...

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Somali Islamists storm broadcaster


September 20th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Sep 20 (DPA) Fighters with Somalia's Islamist al-Shabaab miliita stormed the headquarters of radio and TV broadcaster in the capital Mogadishu over the weekend, reported the online portal maareg.com Sunday. The rebels, ... Read more...

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More airtime for Tamil programmes on Malaysian radio, TV


September 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil programmes will get more airtime on Malaysian radio and TV, authorities have decided. Malaysia's information, communication, arts and culture ministry agreed to allocate more screening time for ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro to deliver first public speech since 2006


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban leader Fidel Castro will deliver Friday his first public speech since 2006, during a meeting with students of the Havana University. The speech would focus on "another ... Read more...

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Somali Singer K’Naan Loves AR Rahman’s Compositions


July 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): K'Naan, the Somali singer and composer, whose World Cup song "Wavin' Flag' has become the most downloaded international song in India, has shown interest to work with ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor is Nissan India’s brand ambassador (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) After superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan, Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor has become the latest celebrity to join the car endorsement bandwagon. ... Read more...

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Ranbir named brand ambassador of Nissan (With Images)


June 8th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor has been named the brand ambassador of Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL). "It is an honour and privilege to be associated with ... Read more...

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Fox News host Glenn Beck claims Fannie Mea is a “slush fund”


May 14th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Radio and TV personality Glenn Beck claims that Fannie Mae is the "slush fund" behind a public money laundering scheme that Beck calls "Crime Inc." Fannie Mae ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi opposition owned TV channel shut


April 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday evening suspended transmission of private television Channel 1, owned by a former lawmaker said to be close to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's politician son Tarique ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres tops list of most powerful gays


April 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 15(IANS) TV host Ellen DeGeneres has topped Out magazine's annual Power 50 list of the most influential gays in the nation. "With America getting a double dose of the multi-Emmy ... Read more...

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Radio & TV celeb Glenn Beck raked in $32 million in 2009


April 12th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The radio and TV celeb who spreads ‘controversy’ for a living – Glenn Beck, is actually doing quite well financially. According to reports he ... Read more...

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Adam Carolla apologizes for insulting the Filipino society


April 6th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American radio and TV star Adam Carolla had insulted the Filipino society, when he said that the Philippines were a nation of prostitutes and had nothing ... Read more...

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US sportscaster Erin Andrews ‘receiving death threats’


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 3 (ANI): A man is giving death threats to American sportscaster Erin Andrews via hostile e-mails, according to reports.TMZ has reported that three e-mails threatening the 'Dancing with the ... Read more...

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Free Credit Reports Under Scanner


April 1st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of companies that offer free credit card reports to people but later it turns out that they are not free as such. ... Read more...

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Sir Terry Wogan voted Coolest Irish Celebrity


March 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Sir Terry Wogan has been named the coolest Irish celebrity in a survey poll to mark St Patrick's Day.The legendary Irish radio and TV broadcaster, who has worked ... Read more...

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Canada’s first winter cricket league becomes an Indian carnival


March 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto,March 4 (IANS) After getting official recognition as national sport from the Canadian government in 2008, cricket in Canada has now got its first winter league.Launched here by the Cricket ... Read more...

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China to tighten control on sex-related TV advertisements


February 21st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China's television watchdog has initiated a fresh round of crackdowns on sex-related TV commercials, warning it might go as far as revoking broadcasting licences for those companies acting ... Read more...

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