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India  /  Published 02.09.21

BBC's first Hindi news reader dies at 93

Rajni Kaul, a distinguished broadcaster who became the first woman to read a news bulletin in Hindi on BBC nearly 60 years ago, passed away in Faridabad on Tuesday. She was 93. She was cremated on We...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.21

J&K: Curtains for valley artistes

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By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.21

Golden summer: In praise of Kiwi cricket

It is the television, carrying matches live into the home, that shapes the consciousness of the Indian cricket fan today. However, growing up when I did, my window to the world was the radio. I first ...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 03.01.21

DD, AIR records massive digital growth

Digital channels of Prasar Bharati have registered more than 100 per cent growth in 2020, with Pakistan being the second-highest digital audience for Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR), the go...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.20

Radio days: public broadcasting

Home-bound during the pandemic, I’ve rediscovered the radio. As newspapers, with a couple of honourable exceptions, merge into an all-India chorus conducted by the Central government and as tele...
By Mukul Kesavan

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North East  /  Published 07.12.20

CM for Dibrugarh DD, AIR stations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has moved the Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar over Prasar Bharati’s directives for reassigning All India Radio (AIR) and Doo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.19

Over time, a different melody

As a child, I would be forced to listen to All India Radio when my father tuned in to the broadcasts of khayal in the morning. With the acquisition of a radiogram and its record player came the compet...
By Ruchir Joshi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

On AIR, with luminaries

He is like a walking, talking encyclopaedia on All India Radio (AIR) Calcutta. After all, Ajit Mukhopadhyay has been riding the ether waves for 32 years since 1956 when AIR was housed in 1 Garstin Pla...
By Showli Chakraborty and Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

In memoriam: Sunanda Patnaik

The township lost one of its most illustrious residents with the passing of Sunanda Patnaik early on Sunday. She was 85.A grande dame of Hindusthani classical music, belonging to the Gwalior gharana, ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

Barak Valley to start radio classes

Barak Valley is all set to start classes through radio to minimise academic loss because of the nationwide lockdown.To reach out to maximum students, the education departments of Hailakandi and Cachar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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