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More community radio licences for the most disadvantaged areas of India #TheRadioFestival Delhi

Thursday 14 February, 2019

 

“It is rare to find public, private and community radio working together, but they are doing so for this radio festival,” said UNESCO representative Al-Amin Yusuph, opening the Delhi Radio Festival on World Radio Day.

Social Media: A new mantra for public broadcasting

Friday 08 February, 2019
Internet and social media have transformed the media broadcast scene across the globe.

A 5 day workshop was conducted by Prasar Bharati at its national training academy NABM this week in Delhi to impart information on social media usage across all platforms to India's national broadcaster.

Red FM responds to Delhi’s water problem with an alarm

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

 

Indian network 93.5 Red FM’s Delhi station has launched a campaign to create awareness around the growing water scarcity in the capital city.

Rapists’ lawyer quits after angry response from Radio City listeners

Friday 06 March, 2015

Listeners of the Delhi station of India’s Radio City 91.1 FM responded to a challenge by the lawyer defending rapists on the death row and made him quit the case.

A.P. Singh, the lawyer of those involved in the brutal rape and murder of a 23-year old in December 2012, was speaking to RJ Ginnie on the station.

The case was in the news recently after a BBC documentary featuring one of the rapists highlighted his lack of remorse as he blamed the girl for the rape.

As political parties battle it out, radio wins in Delhi

Friday 06 February, 2015

As campaigning for the assembly elections in India’s capital, Delhi, came to a close on Thursday, radio had already emerged a winner in the political battle.

According to the Financial Express, the Delhi radio market, which is worth $58 million (Rs 3.6 billion), is estimated to have earned an additional $3.24 million (Rs 200 million) from political ads by the three main parties –Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi party (AAP) and Congress.

BIG FM Delhi celebrates ‘Kudiyan di Lohri’

Wednesday 14 January, 2015

India’s 92.7 Big FM celebrated the North Indian harvest festival of Lohri by dedicating it to the birth of a girl child with its ‘Kudiyan di Lohri’ initiative in Delhi.

The festival is usually celebrated by welcoming the birth of a boy child.

As a part of the activity, RJ Prateek and RJ Khanak visited two households in Delhi where girls were born.

They visited the houses on Saturday, January 10 and Monday, January 12, with gifts, a band and a group of dancers who entertained the family with traditional festive music.

Hindi rock band Aanch performs at Red FM Bandstand

Tuesday 06 January, 2015

India’s 93.5 Red FM organised a performance by Hindi rock band Aanch on Saturday, December 27, in Delhi.

The concert was a part of the station’s Red Bandstand property, which helps upcoming independent local musicians reach the masses through live performances at well-known locations across major Indian cities.

Aanch is a Delhi-based band which plays a mix of retro, sufi, western and classical rock.

Red FM gives 10 lakh to deserving fan

Sunday 30 November, 2014

India’s 93.5 Red FM donated $16,066 (Rs 1 million) as a part of its campaign to help and support its most deserving listener in Delhi.

Shikha was chosen the winner of ‘Raunac Ki Dilli – 10 lakh tere haath’, which saw many listeners sharing their stories.

She was chosen for her heroic struggle after she filed a complaint against her father who exploited her for two years and is now in jail.

She was felicitated by the station’s COO Nisha narayanan along with famous cricketer Gautam Gambhir at an event last Wednesday.

Mirchi's 'Kiss of Love' stopped in Delhi

Wednesday 19 November, 2014

An event by Indian station Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM called ‘Kiss of Love Wall’ was cancelled at the last moment in Delhi last weekend, reports The Times of India.

The station had planned the activity in a mall after bring inspired by the ‘Kiss of Love’ campaign which started in Kochi in the southern state of Kerala.

At Kochi, the event featured a number of couples kissing in public to assert their right of expression.

Hit 95 Delhi studio turns into a live stage

Saturday 13 September, 2014

Delhi’s HIT 95 FM turned eight by turning its studio into a live stage and having a birthday party on air.

The celebration, called ‘Live and Loaded’, had eight bands perform live on September 1.

The lineup of bands included The Revisit Project, Kitchensink, Red Mawkin, The Circus, Shadow and Light, Dhruv Visvanath, Barefaced Liar and Half Step Down.

From 9 am, each hour was dedicated to a particular band through the day’s broadcast.

They played their signature music and talked about their journey.

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