All India Radio (AIR)
Is the national public radio broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati. Established in 1930, it is the sister service of Prasar Bharati’s Doordarshan. AIR covers more than 99% of the Indian population as per the latest information given by Minister of Information and Broadcast. All India Radio is the largest radio network in the world. Its headquarters is at the Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi. AIR broadcasts many programmes of specialized and general information and entertainment of the public.
In recent times, the AIR daily night news broadcast has become very popular with the civil services aspirant. As students generally do not have time to read the newspaper on a regular basis the news broadcast helps them to keep themselves abreast of the happening in India and the world. The audio news broadcast is also seen as a time saving solution for aspirants who are also working and often listen to the news on the go, while commuting. The hallmark is clear & concise news presentation.