- Radio

Radio Madhuban assists local administration in relief efforts

Abu Road region was disconnected for three days from the rest of the world following unprecedented rainfall, the heaviest in the history Mount Abu, which started on July 26 and continued incessantly for five days. The heavy rainfall caused severe disruption of public life and infrastructure. As the conditions of the roads and bridges deteriorated, it became difficult for people to travel from home to work and many were stuck in schools, offices and other market places. The entry into most villages was blocked, and this restricted relief teams from entering the region. Panic and distress were the obvious outcomes…

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- News, Policy

Dhaka-Colombo for fair and free Mass Media: Sri Lankan side expressed interest in learning from the experience of Bangladesh in introducing Community Radio!

Information Minister H. E. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, and Sri Lankan Mass Media and Information Minister H. E. Gayantha Karunathilaka voiced together on keeping the mass media free from religious militancy and inappropriate content in order to uphold democracy. They also agreed in principle to conclude a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on sharing of content between state-owned news agencies, television and radio as well as producing cinema in joint venture as Bangladesh Information Minister called on his counterpart in Colombo Wednesday morning. Hasanul Haq Inu is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka heading a government delegation aimed at enhanced…

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- Announcements

BNNRC places 1st at rally and road show

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC), participating with support from Free Press Unlimited, achieved the highest position for their performance in the Rally & Road Show organized at Dhaka during the observation of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, 2015. Teletalk Bangladesh Limited scored second and Robi Axiata Limited achieved the third position for their performances. The theme of the Rally & Road Show was “Telecommunications and ICTs: drivers of innovation”. The names of the winners were announced via a press release from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on 31 May, 2015. The top performers will be honored by receiving a crest and a certificate…

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