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Radio Mango draws Konkani listeners worldwide

Radio Mango sent waves in Canada and across the world by becoming the first Radio program in Konkani in North America and the Western hemisphere. It was on 29 September 2012 on FM 101.3 MHz and from that day onwards on every Saturday for six years Konkani programs continued to be aired. Ms Milena Marques-Zachariah originally from Goa and settled in Canada is the Producer and President of Radio Mango, Canada. From Broadcast Media to Advertisement: Alan Sequeira and Wilson Dsouza were her earlier partners. Ms Milena Marques did her Post Graduation in Mass Communications from St Xaviers’ at Mumbai. Though it was a broadcast media-related course she never practised it and entered into the advertisement medium as an Advertisement writer. She met Abraham Zachariah, another writer at FCB ULKA Company in Mumbai. The Goan girl married the Malayalee boy and from then onwards there was no looking back. Ms Milena Marques is full of praises to her husband Abraham Zachariah as she proudly pronounce

"Alphabet Devil" Ravi Belagere bids adieu

Ravi Belagere  who breathed his last early in the morning today was a multifaceted personality beyond the purview of Journalism. His contributions oscillated from Poetry, Short Stories, Novels, Translations, Publications and a host of periodicals. In fact, he rightly deserved the title "Alphabet Devil". Born in Ballari, then Bellary, hitherto in the then Mysuru state in 1958 he fondly used make fun of the climate in his home district by remarking: There are only two seasons in Ballari. If one is Summer the remaining one is Scorching Summer! Looking back at his "Colourful Innings" in multiple ways of sudden decisions, daredevil ventures, connections with mining goons, underworld dons, Sandalwood film industry, Sadhus and peculiar living beings of that kind, astounding accomplishments, setbacks all make way for a thriller on the celluloid screen. Way back in 1983, he was a colleague in Munjane Kannada Morning Newspaper with veteran legendary scribe SV Jayasheela Rao

HD Kumaraswamy continues to keep media at 'safe distance'

HD Kumaraswamy continues to keep media at 'safe distance'          HD Kumaraswamy,the Janata Dal Secular-Congress alliance state Chief Minister looks to have taken a complete U turn about his public stance and utterances on the functioning of media and that too within a short span of six months after taking over the reigns.Today he declared in a government function:Henceforth I shall not issue any press statements... The chief minister seems to be annoyed over the media criticism on his three diverse views within a short time frame of three hours.The dubious change of opinion in such childish fashion only further undermined the sanctity of the  constitutional position he holds. It so happened that just two days back Jayashree, a woman farmer and part of a unruly peasants group which barged into the premises of Suvarna Soudha on the outskirts of Belagavi aired her anger against the present CM.She blasted him for not making arrangements to pay dues to the sugarcane grow