Today would air, the Joint Radio Address by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on All India Radio. It will reach audiences in over 30 nations and heard by a quarter of the world’s population.Officials said the show, Mann ki Baat (chat from the heart), would be the “largest disseminated broadcast” event which is expected to reach more than 2 billion people in over 60 languages through a string of radio stations from the US to New Zealand.American public radio behemoth NPR, previously known by the long-form National Public Radio, CNN, ITV and the New Zealand-based private radio station Tarana, which is run by an Indian expatriate, are among numerous radio broadcasters in touch with Indian authorities to air the address.“It is indeed going to be the largest and vastest disseminated broadcast globally,” said F Sheheryar, the director general of the state-run All India Radio.HT has learnt that the programme could be aired live from the colonial-era Hyderabad House, departing from the previous practice of broadcasting a pre-recorded version.National Public Radio is America’s flagship public-cum-privately-funded American broadcaster, which acts as a national syndicator to over 900 public radio stations. CNN has informed that it would be tuning in, too.The two leaders are likely to present their world view and share their respective political philosophies during the broadcast which is likely to be of 30 minutes.
Gujarat Congress has moved High Court demanding security to Congress leaders quoting recent incident of Dec 22 and 23 at Dahod of setting bus on fire in which Congress partymen were brought to Dahod. Some 26 partymen including 13 women workers had to be kept in Party Office at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan for one and […]
In Ahmedabad, tomorrow on Sunday 31st July at 11:00 hrs, a Dalit Mahasammelan has been organized by Una Dalit Atyachar Ladat Samiti at Acher AMTS Bus Depot campus behind Reliance Petrol Pump near Sabarmati Police Station on the way to Power House to Chandkehda. Different Routes to reach site of Mahasammelan have been identified, they […]
Today Festival of Eid-e-Milad is being celebrated in India. In Ahmedabad, it is celebrated at Jama Masjid near Manekchowk. People observe Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi or Eid-e-Milad a day dedicated to Prophet Mohammad and his teachings. However, Eid-e-Milad is both a day to celebrate and to mourn, since it is also the death anniversary of the Prophet. Muslims […]