AIR regional bulletins from small stations to continue: Government

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New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run broadcaster Prasar Bharati has decided against discontinuing All India Radio’s (AIR) regional bulletins from Dibrugarh, Dharwad, Pune, Indore, Trichy and some other cities.

According to sources in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, correspondents or news reporters at Allahabad, Pauri, Jalandhar, Patiala, Coimbatore and Kochi will also continue to perform their duties from these locations.

The government has in an advisory said that regional news units at Indore, Pune, Dibrugarh, Bhuj, Dharwad, Trichy and Kozhikhode would continue with their normal services like bulletins and normal programmes as usual.

The advisory from the Prasar Bharati and AIR comes close on the heels of media reports that news services in some of these towns could be discontinued by the I&B Ministry.

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