All India Radio Current Affairs, GK & News

February 13: World Radio Day

The World Radio Day (WRD) is being celebrated across the world on February 13, 2021. This year, the marks the 10th anniversary of the proclamation of the world radio day and more than 110 years of radio. The day will be observed under the theme, “New World, New Radio”. The theme highlights the services provided ..

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November 12: Public Service Broadcasting Day

Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year on November 12 as the remembrance of the first and only visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947. During his visit to the All-India Radio station, Gandhi addressed people who were displaced after partition of Haryana and were temporarily settled ..

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Use of radio for education in times of pandemic

The lockdown to curb the pandemic is threatening the education of many children across the world. In this context, governments are looking at radio as a medium for educating the children from the lower income families. Madhya Pradesh’s Radio School The Madhya Pradesh government is to launch a unique radio school. All the channels of ..

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Eminent Classical Singer Sunanda Patnaik passes away

The 85-year old Veteran Indian classical singer of Gwalior Gharana, Sunanda Patnaik passed away on Sunday, 19th January 2020 at a private hospital in Kolkata following an illness. The singer was referred to as ‘Guruma’ by others in the music field in reverence. Known for her melodious voice, she is the recipient of various awards ..

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AIR organises National Symposium of Poets 2020

All India Radio (AIR) organized the National Symposium of Poets 2020 on 27 December 2019. This edition of poet symposium was attended by select poets from all corners of country, who gave their presentations and captivated the hearts of people. About National Symposium of Poets Such National symposium is organised continuously every year since 1956. ..

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