Feedback/Grievance Podcasting RSS
Audio Archives    News Archives    Text Archives    Feature Archives      हिंदी Facebook Twitter soundcloud

::Read Bulletins::
समाचार प्रभात
दोपहर समाचार
समाचार संध्या
  Regional & NSD Language BulletinsLANGUAGE BULLETINS

    Click here to read text

Faq on GST


Prime Minister's National Relief Fund(PMNRF) and National Defence Fund(NDF)

All donations towards the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund(PMNRF) and the National Defence Fund(NDF) are notified for 100% deduction from taxable income under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act,1961

Persons With Disabilities(Equal Opportunities,Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act,1995



2100 HRS.




  • Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of the Country; Says diversity is India's success which makes the country unique.
  • Prime Minister conducts aerial survey of flood affected areas of Gujarat; Announces ex-gratia of two lakh rupees for next of kin of those killed due to floods in the state.
  • A Delhi court sends seven arrested Kashmiri separatists to NIA custody for 10 days in terror funding case.
  • At least eight people killed in a building collapse in Mumbai; 16 rescued; 20-25 people still believed to be trapped under  concrete rubble.
  • Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar says government has no plan to remove  Rabindranath Tagore  from school textbooks.
  • Madras High Court asks all educational institutions to sing National Song Vande Mataram at least once a week.
  • Israel removes metal detectors from Al Aqsa compound in  East Jerusalem.


Mr Ramnath Kovind has taken over as 14th President of India. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar at a special function in the Central hall of Parliament this afternoon.

After the swearing-in, he was given 21-gun salute. Addressing the gathering after swearing in, Mr Kovind said, India of the 21st century will be one that is in conformity with ancient values as well as compliant with the fourth industrial revolution. He said, India must combine tradition and technology, wisdom of an age-old Bharat and the science of a contemporary India.

The President said, nations are not built by governments alone and it can at best be a facilitator and trigger for society’s innate entrepreneurial and creative instincts. Mr Kovind emphasized the need to build an India that is an economic leader as well as a moral exemplar and those two touchstones can never be separate.

The President said, India’s success is its diversity, which makes the country unique. He said, this land has a mix of states and regions, religions, languages, cultures, lifestyles and much more.

Mr Kovind said, India’s voice counts in today’s world. He said, entire planet is drawn to Indian culture and soft power and the global community looks up to India for solutions to international problems of terrorism, money laundering and climate change.

The ceremony was attended by outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, senior members of the Cabinet, former Prime Ministers, leaders of BJP and other political parties, MPs and other distinguished people from different walks of life.

Before the ceremony, Mr Kovind visited Rajghat to pay his respect to Mahatma Gandhi.

Prime Minister congratulated Mr.  Kovind on taking oath as the President of the country. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, President Kovind's address was very inspiring and beautifully summed up the essence of India’s strength, democracy and diversity.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia of two lakh rupees each for the next of kin of those killed and 50 thousand rupees for those seriously injured in floods in Gujarat. Mr Modi was speaking in Ahmedabad after conducting an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas.

Mr Modi said,  everything possible will be done to help the farmers, who have suffered immensely due to the floods. He said,  relief work will be further intensified. The Prime Minister said he has taken stock of the situation arising out of floods, adding that officers from the Government of India will assist in short term and long term measures.

Earlier, the Prime Minister chaired a meeting to review progress of relief work with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani , ministers, senior officials of the state government at Ahmedabad airport.

Torrential rains in north Gujarat have caused flood in Banaskantha and Patan districts. Our correspondent reports that  authorities have declared a state-wide high alert and called out the Army, the Air Force and NDRF teams for assistance.

Army, Airforce and NDRF are conducting rescue and relief works on war footing basis. 2 columns of Army, 4 Airforce choppers and 16 teams of NDRF have been deployed in the worst affected Banaskantha and Patan districts. About one thousand persons have been rescued in last 24 hours. More than 46 thousand people have been shifted to the safer place. While 6 lakh food packets and water pouches have been despatched to the flood affected areas.Yogesh Pandya// AIR News// Ahmedabad/


In Rajasthan, people got some respite in flood-hit districts including Jalore, Sirohi, and Pali as there was no rainfall reported today in these districts. Meanwhile, flood like situation in Barmer, Jodhpur and Udaipur has affected normal life in these districts.Defence sources said, three Indian Air Force helicopters which resumed operation this  morning, rescued seven people stranded on a tree in flood affected Jalore district.

Two teams of NDRF and SDRF each are also engaged in rescue operations in the flood-affected areas. More than hundred passengers of three buses stranded in flood water in Krishnaganj village of Sirohi district have been evacuated safely with the help of a rescue team.  Meanwhile, schools in five districts - Jalore, Pali, Sirohi, Jodhpur and Barmer - were closed today in view of predictions of abnormal rain in next 48 hours in these districts. Jodhpur’s Jai Narayan Vyas University cancelled all its exams for Tuesday and Wednesday.  With Murari Gupta from, Jaipur Subhdara Ram chandran for air News.


The Assam government has submitted a memorandum to the Central inter-ministerial team on flood damages. State Chief Secretary V K Pepersenia said that Assam had to suffer a loss of 2 thousand 940 crore rupees due to flood and erosion. He said that senior officials of the state government held a meeting with the Central team and a memorandum mentioning all losses was submitted. The Central team which arrived in Guwahati today  is undertaking on the spot assessment of flood hit areas . Over 25 lakh people were affected at 29 districts in the state this year.


The seven Kashmiri separatists, who were arrested yesterday, have been sent to NIA custody for 10 days by a Delhi court. They are facing charges of terror funding. The accused, including Altaf Ahmed Shah, the son-in-law of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, were produced in the court today, which remanded them to NIA custody for further investigation.


Atleast eight people, including a three month old baby were killed while 17 others injured when a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar region this morning.

A joint operation by Mumbai’s Fire Brigade and National Disaster Response Force has been successful in rescuing 16 people from the concrete rubble so far. The search and rescue operation is still on a war footing as atleast 20-25 people are still believed to be trapped under the debris. While Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is yet to ascertain the cause of this building collapse; locals have alleged that the renovation work being conducted by the nursing home on the ground floor is one of the likely cause. Meanwhile, taking serious note of the incident, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has also ordered an inquiry into the matter. NISHA RANEY, AIR NEWS, MUMBAI.


Renowned scientist Professor Yash Pal passed away last night at his residence in Noida in Uttar Pradesh. He was 90. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed condolences on passing away of  Prof. Yash Pal.


Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javedekar today clarified that government has no plan to remove Rabindranath Tagore from school textbooks. Responding to the issue raised by Derek O'Brien of TMC during the Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, Mr Javadekar said, for NCERT books, teachers and others have been asked to give suggestions to correct or remove any factual errors in textbooks. The Minister said, the government respects Tagore and all others who had contributed to the freedom and literature of the country. He said, the government hail everybody and nothing will be removed.

Earlier, Mr Brien said, the HRD Ministry had called for suggestions and one of the suggestions from a RSS-affiliated outfit was to remove Tagore's works and references from the NCERT syllabus.


Madras High Court has asked all educational institutions to sing the National Song Vande Mataram at least once a week. Hearing a petition today, the Court also directed Government and private offices and establishments to air the song in their premises once every month to stir up patriotic fervour among the public.  It further said a person who has difficulty in singing the national song will not be compelled or forced to sing it, provided there are valid reasons. The court has also suggested uploading the translated version of Vande Mataram on all Government websites and social media handles in different languages.


Leader of the House and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today assured the Rajya Sabha that the country has made considerable progress in defence related procurements and preparedness with procedures simplified further and powers centralised. He said Indian armed forces are sufficiently and efficiently equipped now. He was responding to a query by Ramgopal Yadav of Samajwadi Party who quoted a CAG Report which said that there is only 10-day stock of ammunition in the country.


Israel has removed metal detectors at the entrance to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem after uproar from Palestinians over their recent introduction. It said it plans to replace them with less obtrusive surveillance. However Muslim leaders have called on worshippers to continue boycotting the sacred compound for now. There were violent clashes after the metal detectors were set up, which Palestinians saw as an Israeli attempt to assert control over the site. Israel said, they were necessary to prevent weapons being smuggled in. It followed the killing on the 14th of this month of two Israeli policemen by Israeli-Arab gunmen.


Listen News  
ارد و
Language bulletins
FM Gold

Listen Live   

FM Gold

AIR Urdu

Lok Ruchi Samachar


News-based Programmes
:: Daily Broadcast ::
Market Mantra Daily Broadcast ProgrammeMarket Mantra (25 Jul)
Samayiki Daily Broadcast ProgrammeSamayiki (25 Jul)
Sports Scan Daily Broadcast ProgrammeSports Scan (25 Jul)
Spotlight Daily Broadcast ProgrammeSpotlight/News Analysis (25 Jul)
:: Weekly Broadcast ::
Public Speak Weekly Broadcast ProgrammePublic Speak (24 Jul)
Country wide Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeCountry wide (20 Jul)
Surkhiyo se pare Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeSurkhiyo se pare (20 Jul)
Charcha Ka Vishai Hai Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeCharcha Ka Vishai Hai (19 Jul)
Vaad-Samvaad Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeVaad-Samvaad (25 Jul)
Money Talk Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeMoney Talk (25 Jul)
Current Affairs Weekly Broadcast ProgrammeCurrent Affairs (21 Jul)
Yearly Roundup

Write to Market Mantra

Akashwani Annual Awards

       Circulars       ;Guidelines

  MaxoC MinoC
Delhi 37.6 27.4
Mumbai 32.2 26.0
Chennai 37.0 25.1
Kolkata 32.0 27.0
Bengaluru 29.0 20.0
As On  
Celebration of 3rd International Day of Yoga  
AIR News Android App  
Download for free  
What's New About Us Related Sites Regional Units Details Prasar Bharati
Tenders/ Circulars/
Citizens Charter Ministry of I & B RNU Prasar Bharati
RTI Replies Citizens Charter In Hindi Press Information Bureau NON RNU Prasar Bharati Policy
for Contractual Engagements
News Schedule News Services Division National Portal Of India   DD News
Vacancies News Policy for Broadcast Media
Contact Us
Site Maintained by: Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio,
New Broadcasting House,New Delhi, India.
Website Policy