Emergency radio in India happens at last

India’s first emergency FM station in flood-hit Cuddalore, TN, 107.8 FM is on air. Ekta Mittal of Maraa reports. A phone call from John Nelson, Managing Trustee of Sarnalayam Trust, in Cuddalore is what it took to get the ball rolling to set up the first...

Radio for empowerment

Noted Journalist B G Verghese, who passed away recently, was also a supporter of community radio in India. Apart from a long stint at Prasar Bharati in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Verghese also chaired the Official Committee on Autonomy for AIR and Doordarshan...

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Radio Meghna 98.4 goes on air The first community radio station of Bhola Island of Bangladesh, Meghna 98.4 is going on-air from Charfashion Upazila sadar. Community Radio Meghna 98.4 will continuously broadcast programs on diversified resources of the Bay of Bengal...

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