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Russia Cracks Down On Dissenting Media, Blocks Facebook

Russia Cracks Down On Dissenting Media, Blocks Facebook

The moves against the social media giants follow blocks imposed on the BBC, the U.S. government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, German broadcaster Deutsche Welle and Latvia-based website Meduza

05 March 2022
Legal Notice Sent To Mira Nair And Netflix By Shia Personal Law Board For ‘A Suitable Boy’

Legal Notice Sent To Mira Nair And Netflix By Shia Personal Law Board For ‘A Suitable Boy’

The All India Shia Personal Law Board has sent a legal notice to filmmaker Mira Nair, Netflix and many others for the portrayal of ‘tazia’ in ‘A Suitable...

08 November 2021

Allegations of Racism Levelled Against Michael Vaughan

The alleged incident occurred when Yorkshire were taking the field during a match against Nottinghamshire in 2009.

Aditya Roy Kapur And Anil Kapoor To Reunite For Desi Adaptation Of ‘The Night Manager’

Aditya Roy Kapur And Anil Kapoor To Reunite For Desi Adaptation Of ‘The Night Manager’

‘Malang’ actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor will once again be seen together in the Indian sceen adaptation of ‘The Night Manager’.

02 October 2021

Amid Backlash Over ‘Deceitful’ Princess Diana Interview, Ex-BBC Head Quits Britain's National Gallery

Tony Hall, who was the director of BBC news in 1995, was heavily criticized in a report this week for a botched inquiry into how journalist Martin Bashir...

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14 March 2021
Formula One Commentator Murray Walker Dies At 97

Formula One Commentator Murray Walker Dies At 97

Walker's broadcasting career spanned more than 50 years, working for the BBC and ITV before he retired from commentating in 2001.


03 March 2021
BBC Show Faces Social Media Storm Over Offensive Comments Against PM Modi's Mother

BBC Show Faces Social Media Storm Over Offensive Comments Against PM Modi's Mother

Many Twitter users slammed the radio show for permitting the airing of the offensive comments.


12 February 2021
China Bans BBC News Broadcasts In Apparent Retaliatory Move

China Bans BBC News Broadcasts In Apparent Retaliatory Move

The Chinese government has criticised recent BBC reports on the COVID-19 pandemic in China and on allegations of forced labor and sexual abuse in the Xinjiang...


21 December 2020
7-time F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Wins BBC's Top Sports Prize

7-time F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Wins BBC's Top Sports Prize

Lewis Hamilton overcame Jordan Henderson and Hollie Doyle to win the British broadcaster's prestigious prize in a public vote on Sunday


12 August 2019
Facing Flak Over Kashmir Reportage, BBC Says It Stands By Its Journalism

Facing Flak Over Kashmir Reportage, BBC Says It Stands By Its Journalism

A BBC News Press Team says in a tweet that the media organisation stands by its journalism and strongly refutes any claims that they have misrepresented events...


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09 May 2019
BBC  Fires Presenter Danny Baker Over His ‘Racist’ Tweet On Royal Baby

BBC Fires Presenter Danny Baker Over His ‘Racist’ Tweet On Royal Baby

The now-deleted tweet, which has been circulated on social media, showed a black and white photo of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes...


24 November 2018
Meet Viji P, Who Fought For Saleswomen’s Right To Sit

Meet Viji P, Who Fought For Saleswomen’s Right To Sit

Viji has now been selected by the BBC as one among the 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.


12 November 2018
'Rising Tide Of Nationalism' Behind Spread Of Fake News In India: BBC Research

'Rising Tide Of Nationalism' Behind Spread Of Fake News In India: BBC Research

A BBC research found that In India facts were less important to some than the emotional desire to bolster national identity.


24 September 2018
BBC Plans To Provide Daily Report On Fake News During 2019 Lok Sabha Election

BBC Plans To Provide Daily Report On Fake News During 2019 Lok Sabha Election

BBC News is making even greater efforts to explain what type of information you are reading or watching


31 January 2018
Amid Pay Gap Allegations, <em>BBC</em> Proposes Salary Cap For Reporters, Anchors

Amid Pay Gap Allegations, BBC Proposes Salary Cap For Reporters, Anchors

The revelations laid bare smoldering disputes about gender bias in decision making and career advancement as well as pay itself.


27 January 2018
Amid Pay Gap Allegations, Six Top Male <em>BBC</em> Employees Agree To Take Pay Cut

Amid Pay Gap Allegations, Six Top Male BBC Employees Agree To Take Pay Cut

The BBC's China editor, Carrie Gracie, quit this month to protest what she called a failure to address the pay gap


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08 October 2017
BJP’s IT Cell Head Can’t Stomach BBC’s Cartoon Targeting Unemployment And Its Social Media Team

BJP’s IT Cell Head Can’t Stomach BBC’s Cartoon Targeting Unemployment And Its Social Media Team

Upset with BBC's cartoon on Modi, BJP's IT Cell In-charge asks if channel has outsourced job to Congress.


27 December 2014
2014: En Passant

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