All India Radio (AIR): News

17 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' helped generate Rs. 30 crore: RTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio show has helped the state-owned radio broadcaster generate Rs. 30.28 crore, a Right to Information (RTI) query has found.

24 Apr 2020


After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD

After the blockbuster rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, Doordarshan is all set to re-telecast another classic mythological series from the director, Shri Krishna.

20 Apr 2020


'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies

As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.

29 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi is inspired by tennis star Medvedev: Here's why

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducts a radio show on All India Radio (AIR), named 'Mann Ki Baat', where he talks about a host of issues.

26 Jul 2019


Five Chartered Accountants who pursued their dreams and passions

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

12 Jul 2019


Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

08 Dec 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeTooImpact: AIR employee, accused of harassment, found guilty

An employee of All India Radio (AIR), who was accused of sexual harassment by at least nine women, was found guilty. The National Commission of Women informed about it on Friday and said the employee has been demoted and his salary reduced.

15 Nov 2018


#MeToo in AIR: Maneka Gandhi orders probe after allegations surface

After numerous sexual harassment allegations surfaced against All India Radio employees, Woman and Child Development (WCD) minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to probe the accusations.

30 Oct 2018


'Saaz' music composer Yeshwant Deo passes away at 91

Veteran Marathi musician Yeshwant Deo, who had composed music for many films including Shabana Azmi-starrer 'Saaz', passed away today. He was 91.

26 Oct 2018


Ajit Doval: India needs strong govt for 10yrs; enemies abound

On Thursday, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval that many internal enemies are abound in India, and that the country needs a strong government for the next 10 years if it wants to achieve glory.

14 Oct 2018


#CareerBytes: List of government websites to follow for UPSC preparation

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

03 Oct 2018


UPSC: Top apps and websites to crack the IAS exam

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

30 Aug 2018


WhatsApp to take training classes for fake news awareness

WhatsApp has already taken several steps to combat misinformation on its platform. And now, the messaging service is going to conduct training classes at specific locations in a bid to spread awareness about the menace of fake news.

07 Jul 2018


Famous Kumaoni singer Kabutari Devi dies of cardiac arrest

Famous Kumaoni folk singer Kabutari Devi, 70, today passed away at a hospital in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh, following a cardiac arrest.

28 Jan 2018


Mann ki Baat: Modi speaks about female empowerment

In his first Mann Ki Baat radio show of 2018 aired on All India Radio (AIR), Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about Nari Shakti among other things and hailed female achievers who contributed immensely to India's transformation.

02 Oct 2017


All India Radio plans on expanding services to new countries

While many may argue that television killed the radio, in India, but that's not the case. Radio channels are still quite popular here.

10 Aug 2017


Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

20 Jul 2017


All India Radio earns Rs. 10cr from Mann Ki Baat

PM Narendra Modi's signature 'Mann Ki Baat' has brought in for the All India Radio revenues of Rs. 10cr in the last two fiscals, Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore told the Lok Sabha on July 19.

02 Jun 2017


Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' to be translated to local dialects

PM Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will soon be available in regional dialects, starting with Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Jharkhand.

04 Apr 2017

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar has the potential to become a huge money-spinner

With the government pushing Aadhaar at every instance, there is scope for it to become a profitable venture on its own.

20 Aug 2016


India-Bangladesh to produce movie on 1971 war

The Information and Broadcasting ministry announced that India and Bangladesh will together present a documentary on the 1971 War of Independence of Bangladesh.