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Explained: The significance and history of World Radio Day

February 13, 2021 2:06 pm

First proclaimed by the member states of UNESCO in 2011 and later adopted internationally by the UN General Assembly in 2012, the objective of World Radio Day is to promote the medium, increase accessibility, and encourage more people to use it.

World Radio Day: Odisha artist recreates 1980s stereo with matchsticks

February 13, 2021 11:33 am

Artist Saswat Ranjan Sahoo reportedly took four days to make the exquisite piece

Memoir of India's first woman radio newsreader to be out in October

September 28, 2020 1:20 pm

The book, co-published by Zubaan Publishers, will hit the stands on October 12

Odisha to hold radio classes for school students from Monday

September 27, 2020 5:27 pm

The "Radio Pathsala" programme will be held every day from Monday to Friday between 10 am to 10:15 am from September 28, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said

World Radio Day 2020: Radio — Africa's prime medium

February 13, 2020 3:58 pm

Some see radio as a medium of the past. But that's not the case in Africa. Despite the advent of the internet and social media, radio remains extremely popular on the continent.

World Radio Day 2020: The theme for this year is 'diversity'

February 13, 2020 2:04 pm

World Radio Day is observed to spread awareness about radio and to celebrate the medium's ability to represent and associate with a vast audience, from all walks of society.

A Maharashtra jail gets a new radio station that authorities say is helping

June 30, 2019 6:30 am

Why a Mumbai prison got a radio station going.

Mark Tully underlines need to promote radio, check fake news

May 19, 2018 11:09 am

The RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism was bestowed upon Tully in recognition of his long and outstanding contribution to Indian journalism.

Cabinet approves auctioning of 680 FM channels

December 21, 2017 10:18 pm

"Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the way for conducting the auction of 683 channels in 236 cities in subsequent batches," the statement said.


Meet Amit Ranjan Karmakar, the radio man of Kumartuli

September 17, 2019 10:24 am

Set against the unlikely backdrop of Kumartuli, Amit Ranjan Karmakar's little shop is easy to miss. In his mid-60s, the 'radio man' of Kumartuli sits surrounded by radio sets of all sizes and vintages. (Text written by Yajnaseni Chakraborty)