Radio Mango hits the waves
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Radio Mango hits the waves

Malayalam daily Malayala Manorama launches Kerala's first-ever 24-hour private FM radio channel.

art and culture Updated: Nov 29, 2007 19:19 IST
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Leading Malayalam daily

Malayala Manorama

launched Kerala's first-ever private FM radio channel here today. Launching the 24-hour channel, 'Radio Mango', Manorama's Editor and Managing Director, Mammen Mathew said the channel will be run in a professional manner.

The channel will be broadcast on 91.9 FM frequency, enabling people to listen to it upto a range of 40 to 100 kms. It will be available in other parts of the state soon.

Radio Mango's service began with a message from Manorama's Chief Editor K M Mathew, who said the channel would enthrall people belonging to all age groups. Besides music, the channel will offer a variety of entertainment programmes like city updates, sports, celebrity interviews, business and fashion overviews.

"The programmes will be totally dedicated to the listeners' choice and take into consideration their likes and dislikes from time to time," programme Director Ravi Nair said. Those present on the occasion included Manorama's Managing Editor, Philip Mathew, Director, George Jacob and Resident Editor, Amith Mathew. The daily already has its own TV channel 'Manorama News'.

First Published: Nov 29, 2007 17:21 IST