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Netflix, BBC remove 'Little Britain' as show comes under fire for using blackface

The show faced a lot of criticism over the years for its portrayal of black and Asian characters by white actors

10 Jun 2020 4:13 PM

Saeed Naqvi | Engaging with rest of world: Will BBC give a better view?

There has been worldwide condemnation for anti-Semitism officially and in the media, but our disinterest disturbs me for two reasons

05 Jun 2020 4:44 PM

Music for the Soul!

Traversing this vast country, Soumik Datta meets up with legendary musicians for his new show Rhythms of India.

28 Jan 2020 1:05 AM

Thunberg to guest-edit BBC radio news programme

Thunberg will speak to the world's leading climate change figures and hear from frontline activists.

23 Nov 2019 6:54 PM

Seagate and Synology donate to BBC's Media Action charity

BBC's charity has been handed over 112 IronWolf Pro hard drives which shall be installed in Synology NAS servers.

24 Sep 2019 4:16 PM

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BBC to expand radio coverage in J&K to mitigate Centre imposed blackout

Kashmir has been under lockdown since the day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the change on 5 August.

16 Aug 2019 12:24 PM

Did not call those saying 'Modi's Army' traitors in interview to BBC: VK Singh

BBC India reported that BJP leader Singh had said in an interview to it that 'anybody who calls Indian Army Modi's army is a traitor'.

05 Apr 2019 9:25 AM

BBC's 'simple explanation' to Pak minister who accused it of India 'bias'

Pak Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari criticised BBC, accusing it of 'deleting' part about Kulbhushan Jadhav, terming it 'typical bias'.

15 Dec 2018 1:08 PM

Farewell Sir Vidia! Always politically incorrect

VS Naipaul first book on India was, as he said to me, the product of disillusion.

13 Aug 2018 12:35 AM

Meghan Markle's family 'banned' from reality shows as it could embarass royal family

The Duchess of Sussex’s family will not be allowed on I’m a Celebrity, Strictly, or Dancing on Ice after ITV and BBC bosses intervened.

27 Jul 2018 7:07 PM

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Calculators 'a plus' for students after all: study

Far from hindering young maths pupils, these little magic boxes actually aid them with their arithmetic skills.

24 Mar 2018 1:41 PM

Beating Retreat is a parade, its solemnity must be maintained

The ceremony/procedure of Beating Retreat denoted the end of the working day, guard mounting and tending to the dead and injured.

06 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Experts reveal the best time to eat carbs

To put it simple low-carb breakfast and high-carb breakfast are the best combination.

18 Jan 2018 8:11 PM

A Pakistani tragedy

The deep wounds inflicted on the national psyche on April 4, 1979, and Dec 27, 2007 are ineradicable.

28 Dec 2017 1:30 AM

X’mas evolution & a female Santa

Well, if not quite Queen Victoria, PM Theresa May is also struggling to make a difference — and one has to give her credit for persistence.

25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

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Why did the English stay behind

There was no analysis of how Partition came about, though several historians had their partial say.

02 Sep 2017 6:53 AM

Harry Styles becomes only third to have his own hour-long special on BBC

The special will feature the former One Direction star's singing tracks from his debut album and much more.

21 Aug 2017 2:57 PM

Scottish parliament attacked by cyber hackers

The attack was from an external source and was similar to the one that affected the Westminister in June earlier this year.

16 Aug 2017 4:04 PM

BBC: Push for diversity on air

The BBC suspended two of the Indian-origin gang of four and instituted an inquiry.

12 Aug 2017 12:26 AM

BBC's female journalists demand fix on gender pay gap before 2020

The women said they are taking action now so 'future generations' of BBC women won't face gender discrimination.

23 Jul 2017 9:24 PM

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