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Gurgaon we're listening

At the headquarters of Gurgaon Ki Awaaz Samudayik Radio Station in Udyog Vihar, the morning broadcast has begun. Jyoti (23) has just gone on air with her popular show �Apni Rasoi�. Today, in the 15-minute broadcast, she has shared recipes of lauki ka halwa and tirange chawal with her listeners, most of whom are bachelors...

Source: Indian Express

Community radio may get a new lease of life

NEW DELHI: The telecom ministry is likely to waive off spectrum fee for community radio stations following demands for a rollback from information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry and community radio (CR) organizations. The spectrum fee is a prohibitive Rs 93,000 for a year.

Source: Times of India

Community radio: giving a localised touch

People Studies, Loyola College and UNICEF, jointly organised a two-day State level workshop-cum-consultation on women, children and community radio in Loyola College, Nungambakkam, from August 10. Representatives from as many as 20 community radio stations and five to-be-launched stations from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry participated...

Source: The Hindu

Pulse on the frequency

The buzzword at Jyotirgamaya: 91.2 MHz Community Radio Station run by students of the School of Communication Studies (SCS) on the Panjab University (PU) campus for over a year now, is to basically highlight the talent and achievements of local people including students residing in nearby villages.

Source: The Hindu

More power to the radio

Saritha Thomas grew up listening to radio. Her family, die-hard radio fans, would play recordings from Radio Ceylon to her. Naturally, she dreamt of working for nothing less than the BBC. That dream came true when she was 28 — she joined BBC World Service and Radio 4 London as a freelancer. But, she wanted to do something more, and the idea of Community Radio (CR) appealed to her.

Source: The Hindu

Green event in Gurgaon school teaches kids importance of trees

School students of Carterpuri Government School in Sector 23 had a unique opportunity on Tuesday to learn about the importance of trees for the human race, deforestation taking place in and around their city, its consequence, and rising global warming around the world. Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, a community radio station, organized a tree plantation event at the school.

Source: Times of India

Riding the air wave

For Shahid Hussain, the third weekend of July was a satisfying opportunity to see the power of grassroots journalism at its best – in the avatar of community radio – in action in the Haryana district of Mewat.

Source: The Hindu

Frequencies that touch lives: India's growing community radio stations

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 towns across the country with useful nuggets of information spiced up with local folk music and radio plays.

Source: Deccan Herald

सेहत का ख्याल रखेगा कम्युनिटी रेडियो

राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण स्वास्थ्य मिशन (एनआरएचएम) के तहत स्वास्थ्य विभाग द्वारा सूबे के दूरस्थ क्षेत्रों में कम्युनिटी रेडियो स्टेशन स्थापित किए जाएंगे।

Source: Dainik Jagran

Radio Gives Voice to India’s Transgender Community | Global Press Institute

Stigmatized by society and disowned by relatives, the majority of India’s transgender community is forced to live as second-class citizens with restricted access to education, jobs and health care. Determined to combat this discrimination and alienation, the community is now creating its own media to amplify its voice.

Source: Global Press Institute

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