Biz  |  24 Jul 2017

Pranab Mukherjee's farewell speech to be aired on AIR and Doordarshan

NEW DELHI: Pranab Mukherjee, who is laying down office as President of India, will address the nation on the eve of demitting office.

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Entertainment  |  04 May 2017

Reflect on constructive and meaningful engagement through cinema: Naidu

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee said the creation of the Film Promotion Fund would help promote and motivate talented independent filmmakers

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Entertainment  |  14 Apr 2017

Yesudas, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Kailash Kher among first batch of Padma recipients

NEW DELHI: Eminent singer K J Yesudas received the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian honour, while mohan veena exponent Vishw

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Biz  |  29 Aug 2016

AIR's 'Akashvani Maitree' to swap shows with 'Bangladesh Betaar': Modi

NEW DELHI: Lauding the launch of ‘Akashvani Maitree’ as a major step towards increasing people-to-people contacts, prime minister Narendra Modi ha

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Biz  |  23 Aug 2016

Indo-Bangladesh radio channel Akashvani Maitree launched by President Mukherjee

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee today said blending of software content from both India and Bangladesh in the fields of art, culture, literat

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Biz  |  13 Aug 2016

Tiranga song, I-Day programmes on All India Radio and Doordarshan

NEW DELHI: A theme song on Tiranga Yatra to be organized from 15 August to mark the 70th anniversary of India's Independence from the British has

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Biz  |  07 Jul 2016

Pranab Mukherjee stresses need for promoting music and arts

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the Sangeet Natak Akademi has provided a safe haven to artists and practitioners and a vibrant int

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Biz  |  29 Jun 2016

All India Radio to beam new radio station aimed at Bangladesh, with some content from that country

NEW DELHI: In a unique venture, a new radio station of All India Radio is expected to beam shortly with exclusive programmes aimed at listeners in

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Entertainment  |  12 Apr 2016

Udit Narayan receives Padma Bhushan

MUMBAI: Bollywood singer Udit Narayan was on Tuesday awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Muk

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Biz  |  23 Feb 2016

Radio has re-emerged as people's medium: Pranab Mukherjee

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee today said that "the good response to the successful and transparent bidding" for the first batch o

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Entertainment  |  22 Feb 2016

India's oldest musician Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan dies, aged 107

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has said eminent classical vocalist Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan, who passed away recently at the age of 107, “lef

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