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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 ..

Digital Radio to revamp Akashvani in 2024

While addressing the annual Akashvani Awards function in New Delhi on Tuesday, 24th December 25, 2019, the Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting and of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar informed that the Government of India is committed to its plan to revamp Akashvani, and for that, the Digital Radio will be introduced ..

National Broadcasting day (NBD)

In India, the National Broadcasting day (NBD) is celebrated every year on 23rd of July because on this day, in 1927, the radio broadcasting was started. The first ever radio broadcast in the country went on the air from the Bombay Station under a private company – the Indian Broadcasting Company (IBC). It was started ..

Vinod Kashyap, veteran Hindi Newsreader, passes away

Vinod Kashyap (88), the veteran Hindi Newsreader, has passed in New Delhi on March 10, 2019. She served All India Radio (AIR) for about 30 years. She started her career in Radio as a drama artist.