All India Radio has informed that its
radio news channel AIR news is available on Medium wave
frequency on FM rainbow channels and in the live streaming mode
on the official website
In addition to existing platforms, a freely
downloadable Android Mobile App. is also available on its official
website for accessing the news and news based programmers broadcast
by AIR News.
INDIA - THE MAGIC OF ETERNITY
There can be no better introduction to
the magic of India, its splendour and diversity, than the words
of India’s great poet Allama Iqbal: “The great civilizations of
Greece, Rome and Egypt have vanished from this earth, but the
unique identity of Indian civilization survives”.
H.E. Ambassador S.K.Verma presenting his
credentials to the Hon'ble President of the Republic of the Sudan H.E.
Omar Hassan Al Bashir
H.E. Ambassador S.K.Verma inspecting the
'Guard of Honor' just before presenting his credentials on 20th March
At the Centre and in the States, powers are divided between the
Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. At the Centre,
Executive comprises the President, Vice-President and the Council
of Ministers, headed by the Prime Minister. The Union Legislature
(Parliament) has two houses - the Lok Sabha (the lower house,
elected by the people of India from individual, simple majority
constituencies) and the Rajya Sabha (the upper house, elected
by the State Legislatures which in turn are directly elected
the people on the same lines as the Lok Sabha). At the apex of
the judiciary is the Supreme Court of India.
This structure is paralleled in India's States, with the Executive
comprising the Governor (appointed by the President of India),
the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister who is
responsible to the directly elected Legislative Assembly
and the High Court.
Each State is further divided into districts, themselves divided
into municipalities, further subdivided into blocks down
individual village. At each level, legislative, executive and
judicial powers are divided equitably, so as to prevent
India is a founder member of the Nonaligned
Movement (NAM), the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
(SAARC), Bangladesh-India-Myanmar-Sri Lanka-Thailand Economic
Co-operation (BIMST-EC), the Commonwealth and several other
organizations. It is an active
member of the United Nations and its various organisations such
as UNESCO and the UNHCR. India is also a member of the WTO and
the Group of 77, and participates actively in the Group of 15.
India looks forward to its rightful place as a permanent member
of a reformed United Nations Security Council