Ofcom processing applications for final round of community radio stations

Media regulator, Ofcom has announced that it currently processing applications for a final round of community radio station proposals.The news comes after the ongoing...

BBC Asian Network scouts for next Bhangra star

The BBC Asian Network has announced submissions are open for The Bhangra Project, an on-air talent search to discover the UK’s next big Bhangra...

BBC Asian Network announce tweaks to weekend schedule

The BBC Asian Network has announced the line-up for Asian Network’s Residency, a show that champions the next generation of fresh DJ talent.The strand...

Panjab Radio signs up Monty Panesar for weekly Saturday show

Popular station, Panjab Radio has signed up former England cricketer Monty Panesar for a weekly Saturday afternoon show.Panesar will front the station's Saturday 15:00...

BBC iPlayer Radio app to close down this month

The BBC has announced that it will be closing down its iPlayer Radio app later this month, to shift listeners to its BBC Sounds...

Eava FM rapped by Ofcom for switching output to solely Ramadan shows

Community broadcaster, Eava FM has been rapped by Ofcom for not adhering to its Key Commitments, in particular, that it had failed to meet...

Ravi Sharma apologises after comments against Pakistan

Lyca Dilse presenter Ravi Sharma has released an apologetic statement.

Lyca presenter Ravi Sharma’s future in doubt after comments against Pakistan

The Lyca Dilse veteran has come under fire for comments against Pakistan.

BBC to pull radio stations from TuneIn UK platform

The BBC has confirmed that its radio stations will no longer stream on the TuneIn UK platform.As of August-end, TuneIn UK will unable to...

RAJAR: Panjab Radio overtakes Lyca Radio in London market

Panjab Radio took No.2 spot behind Sunrise Radio in London.

RAJAR: BBC Asian Network strengthens its hold at No.1

The BBC Asian Network strengthened its hold at the No.1 position in Q2/19 data published today by RAJAR.The BBC Asian Network added 78,000 listeners...

Date confirmed for Panjab Radio’s 558AM Greater London launch

Panjab Radio launches across Greater London on 558AM in August.

LycaMedia launches two new shows on Lyca DilSe

LycaMedia has announced the launch of two new shows on Lyca DilSe.The two new shows called 'Golden Hits' and 'Artist Of The Day'...

Sunrise Radio wins award for Step up to Cancer campaign in September ’18

Sunrise Radio has been presented with the Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Flame of Hope Award for Media Supporter of the Year 2019 at an...

RadioCentre launches radio diversity report

Commercial radio body, RadioCentre has launched a diversity report called 'Tuning in to Diversity', which seeks to complement Ofcom’s survey of diversity in the...
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Lyca Radio & Lyca DilSe available on smart speakers

Lyca Media has announced that its two London radio stations, Lyca Radio and Lyca DilSe, are now available on all smart speakers and third-party...

BBC Annual Report: £8 million spent on BBC Asian Network in 2018/19

The BBC Asian Network's spending was up during 2018/19 period.

Asian Star Radio begins broadcasting on DAB in Birmingham

Popular London based community Asian radio station, Asian Star Radio has launched in Birmingham on DAB digital radio.With immediate effect, listeners in the region,...

Ofcom approves Key Commitments changes for Radio Faza in Nottingham

Nottingham's Asian community radio station, Radio Faza has had its request to change its Key Commitments approved by Ofcom.As the proposed changes would...

BBC’s Asian services announce ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 coverage

The BBC’s services in Bangla, Hindi, Marathi, Pashto, Sinhala, Tamil and Urdu will be adding a new perspective to the Cricket World Cup coverage...