A- A A+
Last Updated : Jul 8 2020 10:45AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Defence Minister says construction of strategic roads, bridges & tunnels in border areas to be expedited            India, US reaffirm their commitment to work towards ensuring free, open & peaceful Indo-Pacific region            India has one of the lowest COVID-19 cases per million in world            CBSE reduces syllabus for classes 9th to 12th by 30% for academic year 2020-21            US considering to ban Chinese Apps including TikTok           

National News

Nov 07, 2019
2:17PM

Radio to remain powerful medium of communication, says AIR News Pr DG Ira Joshi

AIR Pics
Principal Director General of All India Radio NEWS, Ms Ira Joshi has said that Radio will remain a strong and powerful medium of communication. Addressing a conference in New Delhi today, Ms Joshi said, the best feature of the radio is that people can enjoy it while doing their everyday work. She said, AIR NEWS broadcasts only news and authentic news. 

The Principal Director General said, Radio news has been there for eight decades and news gathering system now has undergone a huge transformation. She said, when television came, the world said radio will now be dead, but it survived as it has an inherent advantage. Ms Joshi said, AIR News is not only in radio but also on all online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. She added, News On Air Mobile App has been a shot in the arm for All India Radio. Ms Joshi said, AIR is broadcasting news daily in 92 languages and dialects. The Principal Director General said, digital News is bridging the gap between Rural and Urban India and now the role of regional languages have become more important. She said, the role of journalists and media houses have become more challenging because of fake news. 

Director General of DD NEWS Mayank Aggrawal said, today reporting is taking place through mobile instead of big cameras and Doordarshan is also using better and cheaper technologies of mobile journalism. 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 8 (Jul) Midday News 7 (Jul) Evening News 7 (Jul) Hourly 8 (Jul) (1010hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 8 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 7 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 7 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 8 (Jul) (1000hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 8 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 7 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 7 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 8 (Jul) Parikrama 7 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 7 (Jul) Samayki 6 (Jul) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 7 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 5 (Jul)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)