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Mark Tully: Face of journalism has changed completely

December 30, 2019 11:59 pm

Now you have all these mediums which allow you to gather news from a distance, Skype, and WhatsApp and other social media. Journalism is now much more fast paced and urgent.

Explained: Why Samira Ahmed has dragged her employer BBC to court

October 29, 2019 7:54 pm

Samira Ahmed has been presenting the BBC show ‘Newswatch’ since 2012, and in the past has worked on other projects with the broadcaster on both television and radio platforms.

Tahar Rahim to play Charles Sobhraj in BBC drama The Serpent

July 16, 2019 10:57 am

Tahar Rahim will essay the role of Charles Sobhraj, who was discovered by a diplomat in mid-70s Southeast Asia. The eight-episode show will primarily focus on how the diplomat from the Dutch embassy in Bangkok gets trapped in a circle of lies and crime.

At 50 million audience, India BBC’s top overseas market

June 22, 2019 3:01 am

Hindi and Telugu have grown the most — to over 18 million and 7.9 million respectively —while Tamil has 10.3 million viewers, Marathi 2 million, and Punjabi 3.5 lakh.

Indian-origin imam triggers controversy in BBC's UK PM debate

June 19, 2019 9:44 pm

Imam Abdullah Patel challenged frontrunner Boris Johnson and the four others remaining in the Conservative Party leadership race over tackling Islamophobia in Britain during the debate telecast by the BBC Tuesday night.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year: Gareth Southgate wins Coach of the Year, Billie Jean King Lifetime Achievement Award

December 17, 2018 12:47 pm

England football manager Gareth Southgate led The Three Lions to fourth place finish at the World Cup in Russia - their best-ever since the 1990 edition.

Only one Indian movie finds spot in BBC's list of 100 best foreign language films

November 01, 2018 6:18 pm

According to the BBC's list of the 100 best foreign language films, only one Indian film could find the spot. Satyajit Ray's 1955 film Pather Panchali made it to number 15 in the list.

BBC launches first Gujarati TV bulletin for India

July 16, 2018 10:33 pm

The expansion is part of what the BBC has described as “significant” investment in India, including an expanded news bureau in Delhi with two new TV studios. The Delhi bureau is the BBC's second-largest outside the UK, as is the TV and digital content production hub for the whole of South Asia.

BBC apologises to senior female journalist for underpaying her

June 29, 2018 6:38 pm

Gracie quit because the two editors earned more than her 135,000 pounds-a-year salary. She went back to a job in the newsroom.

Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC

June 24, 2018 7:11 pm

The BBC has been working to combat the issue of fake news through initiatives such as "BBC Reality Check", a political discourse fact-checking service.