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Coronavirus Pandemic Could be Over Within Two Years: WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years. Addressing...

‘Coronavirus Particles Can Remain Infectious in Air for Over an Hour’

Wendy Barclay, chairwoman in influenza virology at Imperial College London, has said that coronavirus particles can remain infectious in the air for more than...

BBC Decides to Expand its Shortwave Radio Service in Kashmir to Beat Communications Blackout

It is just as well that the BBC has decided to expand its shortwave radio service in Kashmir to beat the communications blackout. This...

Burundi Blocks Broadcasts from VOA, BBC and Expand Restrictions on their Operations

Burundi will continue to block broadcasts from two international media organizations and expand restrictions on their operations, the government announced Friday. At a meeting in...

BBC Demands White House Security Review After Cameraman Attacked at Trump Rally

The British Broadcasting Corporation is asking the White House for a security review after a BBC cameraman was attacked at a Trump rally Monday...

Britain’s Prime Minister Battles to Keep Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May was consulting opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to put Brexit back on track after surviving...

BBC’s “Bollywood’s Dark Secret” speaks nothing

Apart from Radhika Apte holding forth in a British accent and Usha Jadhav speaking of her harrowing experience in a Marathi accent, the BBC's...

15 Facts To Know About Arnab Goswami and Republic TV

NEW DELHI: Arnab Goswami is a well-known name, who has revolutionized the way Indian media practices journalism. Many people call him as a grammar...

BBC Expands Indian Operations with Four Additional Regional Languages ; Indian Network now Biggest Outside UK

New Delhi, October 4, 2017 : In its largest expansion drive since the 1940s, the British Broadcasting Corp (BBC) has launched four news services in...

Sikh contestant Rav Bansal in UK bakery show “Great British Bake Off” racially abused

London, September 3, 2016: A 28-year-old Sikh contestant Rav Bansal on this year's 'Great British Bake Off' disclosed that he suffered racial abuse after...

Seven Indian women in BBC’s list of 100 most inspirational women

New Delhi: It's all about Indian women power all the way! Making a mark on the global map, seven Indian celebrated personalities including singer Asha...

Russian airliner crashes in Central Egypt

Cairo/Moscow: A Russian airliner crashed on Saturday in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt's prime minister has confirmed. The...

Sikh panellist disrupts BBC live show

London: A Sikh panellist disrupted BBC's 'Sunday Morning Live' show over lack of media coverage of violence against Sikhs in Punjab, a media report...

Dutch authorities release MH17 probe reports

The Hague: Dutch authorities on Tuesday released the findings of their probe into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash over the conflict-hit region in eastern...

Anti-IS strikes in Syria by France

By NewsGram staff writer Paris: First air strikes were carried out by France against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria on Sunday, media reported. France coordinated...

Indian-origin journo discovers family’s fate during partition

By Newsgram Staff-Writer London: A media report has revealed that well-known Indian-origin journalist and TV host Anita Rani was reduced to tears during a BBC...

Paid News: BBC, CNN, CNBC flouting journalistic standards

By NewsGram Staff Writer International broadcasters including the giant BBC repeatedly broke the Ofcom code by screening programmes funded by foreign governments, charities and NGOs,...

BBC mulls laying off 1,000 employees

  London: The BBC said on Thursday that it plans to cut 1,000 jobs, including management positions, in the light of a 150-million pound ($234 million)...

When India’s most democratic Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru behaved like a school master with Krishna Menon

BY ANIL K. RAJVANSHI (This write up is the second part of the series ‘My take on Jawaharlal Nehru’ ) The behavior of Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru was in complete...

RIP Richie Benaud: ‘From our broadcast box you can’t see any grass at all, it is simply a carpet of humanity’

By Shilpika Srivastava Richie Benaud once said, ‘My Mantra is - Put your brain into gear and if you can add to what's on the screen then...

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