World Radio Day: Lesser known facts

February 13, By Nandini Mukherji

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The first World Radio Day

The UN radio was established on February 13, 1946. To honour that, UNESCO proclaimed this date as World Radio Day in 2013. (Image: Unsplash)

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Theme - ‘New World, New Radio’

This year’s theme is divided into 3 sub-parts: Evolution, Innovation and Connection. (Image: Pexels)

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Services provided during COVID-19

Even in the 21st century, the radio’s global impact and reach were highlighted during COVID-19. (Image: Pexels)

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First Indian Radio Broadcast

The first program aired was the Radio Club of Bombay in 1923. (Image: Unsplash)

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First Indian Radio Station

The first staion was Akashvani, later known as All India Radio’s on-air name in 1957. (Image: Unsplash)

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