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Friday, October 21, 2016

CD Release by Member(P) at Chennai

A function was organised by South zone archives to release five audio CDs of four artists at Chennai. Beloved Member(P) had released the audio CDs in a glittering function attended by many dignatories and listeners. The function was grand success.

Forwarded by: South Archives ,, Bhanu Prakash Ahirwar ,

INSPIRATION:When a Navy Aircraft Turned into an Air Ambulance and Saved an Auto Driver’s Life

A remarkable show of coordination between hospital staff, policemen and the Indian Navy saved an auto driver’s life by a successful heart transplant operation. The heart was carried from Thiruvananthapuram to Kochi in record time and it was the first time a defence aircraft was used for such a purpose.For the first time, on Friday, a defence aircraft was used as an ambulance to conduct a rare rescue operation which revolved around carrying a heart from Thiruvananthapuram to Kochi. This rescue operation was carried out to save an auto driver’s life.

When 46-year-old Neelakanda Sharma was declared brain dead at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram, his family decided that they would donate Neelakanda’s heart. After operating on him for about five hours, a group of brilliant doctors were able to safely garner his heart at 6:10 pm.Struggling for his life in Lissie Hospital, Kochi, 47-year-old Mathew Achadan was chosen to be the recipient of this heart. However, the heart had to be transported in less than four hours, which would not haven been possible even on using the green corridor.It was then decided that the heart would be transferred by a defence aircraft and was carried to the IAF base in 18 minutes owing to the dedicated work of the police, hospital authorities and the Indian Navy. The heart was then carried on a Dornier, which took off immediately at 6:48 pm and landed at the naval base in Kochi remarkably at 7:29 pm.

At 7:34 pm, the ambulance took off with the heart to reach the hospital. Kochi’s traffic saw an awe-inspiring coordination with the ambulance as 200 brilliant policemen worked relentlessly to ensure that the ambulance faced no deterrence. The ambulance reached Lissie Hospital, which was 10 km away from the airport, in 8 minutes and 32 seconds flat. The operation on Mathew Achadan began at 8 pm.When the Ernakulam district collector called the Navy PRO for a chopper, the authorities said they would provide a Dornier instead, because the time period would then be cut down by 55 minutes. A Dornier was capable of reaching in just 35 minutes.

“The ischemic timing of a heart is four to five hours and a heart that has been removed should start beating in a new destination within that period or else we may not get the desired result. Luckily we were able to finish the removal in Thiruvananthapuram by 6.10pm and start transplanting by 8pm”

– Dr Joe Joseph, cardiologist at Lisie Heart Institute who was part of the operation, said to The Times of India.Headed by Dr. Jose Chacko Periyappuram, TBI salutes the team of doctors who conducted this transplant operation and the coordination of the policemen, the Indian Navy and the other hospital staff who made the operation successful as much as the doctors did.

Our Bright Children - Kum K.Sowjanya, daughter of Smt K.Sugunamma, AIR Vijayawada

Kum K.Sowjanya, daughter of Smt K.Sugunamma, MTS our colleague from All India Radio, Vijayawada has been awarded by " PRATIBHA AWARD 2016" by Andhra Pradesh State Government - with Gold Medal in Commerce and Management Degree Examination 2016 and cash award of Rs.20,000/- and Dell company Tab. In 2014 also She got Gold Medal and A.P.State Government Pratibha Award 2014" by Andhra.Pradesh Government.

PB parivar admire Kum K.Sowjanya for her outstanding performance in examination. PB parivar wishes her for better future.

Contributed by :- Shri. Venkateswara Rao Meka.

Prasar Bharati advisor reviews DD marketing and policies

Former Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) Secretary and now Prasar Bharati advisor Sunil Arora yesterday asked Doordarshan to adopt the best policies of the industry, even as he approved the planned auction of slots on DD National. During a review meeting with Doordarshan where the director-general Supriya Sahu and other senior officials were present, Arora was apprised of the content mix, methodology of audience research and slotting process of the programmes. Arora also reviewed the marketing strategies and efforts being made to augment revenues for Doordarshan. He emphasised that DD should leverage the flagship schemes of the government to showcase the developmental initiatives.
Arora is considered as one of the favourites to succeed Jawhar Sircar as the chief executive officer of Prasar Bharati who demits office in first week of November 2016. In the interim, member (personnel) Suresh Panda has been asked to hold interim charge by the Board, subject to the final approval of MIB. Under the Prasar Bharati Act, a new CEO will be selected by a three-member high-level committee headed by the Vice-President of India.

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Forwarded By :- Shri. Jainender Nigam, PB NewsDesk

Celebrating young music talents

Regional finals of the Kerala edition of M.S. Subbulakshmi Awards 2016 in Kochi on October 21. The regional finals of the Kerala edition of M.S. Subbulakshmi Awards 2016 – Voice of the Year, organised by The Hindu and music label Saregama, and dedicated to her fans across the globe will be held at TDM Hall on Durbar Hall Road here on October 21. Celebrated in the memory of the iconic singer, the event is a fitting tribute to the queen of Carnatic music, who was admired and adored across the world not only for her divine voice but also for her generosity and simplicity. Carnatic music is an integral part of south India’s cultural heritage, and the award seeks to preserve and promote it.

It will be presented to young Carnatic vocalists and aims to provide the next generation of classical singers an opportunity to exhibit their talent and win the prestigious ‘Voice of the Year 2016’ award. The five finalists for the regional finals of the Kerala edition of the event are Abhirami Ajai (recipient of M.S. Subbulakshmi Yuva Sangeetha Ratna Award 2016 and playback singer in Malayalam and Tamil films), Anand K. Raj (accredited All India Radio Grade B artiste, winner of several awards in Carnatic music, scholarship awarded by CCRT), Bhagyalakshmi G.R. (winner of awards at district level and State school youth festivals, regular performer in Chembai Sangeetholsavam), Devika Balasubramanian K. (winner of Gandharva Sangeetham junior and senior editions, awarded for Carnatic and Light Music at the Kerala CBSE State Youth festivals), and Harisankar K.S. (winner of AIR Classical competition held in 2008, accredited Grade B artiste of All India Radio, presented with the title ‘Ragaratnam’). The five short-listed participants for the Kerala edition of the event will perform live before a panel of eminent judges. The winner will earn a place in the grand finale to be held in Chennai onNovember 13. The programme will start at 6 p.m.

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Forwarded By :- Shri. Jainender Nigam, PB NewsDesk 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

आकाशवाणी संगीत सम्मेलन 2016 की रिकॉर्डिंग का प्रसारण आगामी 22 अक्टूबर, 2016 (शनिवार) को

 आकाशवाणी संगीत सम्मेलन, 2016 के अंतर्गत आकाशवाणी भोपाल द्वारा आमंत्रित श्रोताओं की उपस्थिति में, विगत 24 सितम्बर, 2016 को आकाशवाणी संगीत सम्मेलन, 2016 में 3 कलाकारों ने अपनी प्रस्तुतियां, स्थानीय रवीन्द्र भवन भोपाल में दी थीं, जिनमें दिल्ली के टॉप ग्रेड कलाकार, उस्ताद अकरम खां ने अपना एकल तबला वादन प्रस्तुत किया था ।

इस संगीत सभा में उस्ताद अकरम खां के एकल तबला वादन की रिकॉर्डिंग का प्रसारण आगामी 22 अक्टूबर, 2016 (शनिवार) को रात्रि 10.30 बजे से आकाशवाणी दिल्ली से किया जाएगा, इस प्रसारण को आकाशवाणी भोपालद्वारा आकाशवाणी दिल्ली से रिले किया जाएगा।
Source-Rajeev Shrivastav, Blog Report-Praveen Nagdive

Akashvani ZPCC CR at AIR Shahdol

मध्य प्रदेश एवम छत्तीसगढ़ स्थित आकाशवाणी केंद्रों के कार्यक्रम प्रमुखों की क्षेत्रीय कार्यक्रम समन्वय समिति की दो दिवसीय बैठक आकाशवाणी शहडोल के सौजन्य से आज होटल सिटी पार्क में आरम्भ हुई। रेडियो कार्यक्रमो पर विचार मंथन । इसी अवसर पर उपस्थित प्रतिनिधियों की सामूहिक तस्वीर ।

Source :  Krishna Pal Singh

Rossyia Segodnya/ Sputnik News, Russia delegation visits DGAIR

A delegation from Russia Comprising : Mr V. Pushkov, Head of the International Projects, Rossyia Segodnya,Ms A. Malinovskaya, Director, Sputnik News,Mr Sergey Dychev, Head of the information Department of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in India and Chief of South Asia Bureau of Rossyia Segodnya called on Mr. F. Sheheryar, Director General, All India Radio on 19.10.2016. They discussed contours of MOU between AIR & Rossyia Segodnya/ Sputnik News, Russia.

Source : Fayyaz Sheheryar

Inspiration-10k disabled persons came together in Gujarat and broke 3 world records

Three Guinness World Records were created at a camp organised for the disabled in Navsari, Gujarat, recently. These records include highest number of oil lamps lit simultaneously at a single location, biggest wheelchair logo, and most people fitted with hearing aids in 8 hours.These records were created at Samajik Adhikarita Shivir and Scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fittings of Aids/Appliances (ADIP) Camp in Navsari, a government press release said.

The first record — ‘highest number of oil lamps lit simultaneously at a single location’ — was set on the eve of the mega camp. An incredible 989 people with disabilities came together to set an all-new record, almost doubling the minimum of 500 participants they needed in order to achieve the title. The challenge for each person was to light the lamp exactly at the same time after a given signal within 30 seconds.The second record — ‘biggest wheelchair logo’ — was also broken on the same day, when 1,000 participants in wheelchairs depicted a message saying ‘Happy Birthday PM’ in the tri-colour. It bettered the previous record of 346 participants that was achieved by Hope Inc. in Moorhead, Minnesota, USA.

The third world record — ‘most people fitted with hearing aids in 8 hours — single location’ — was also set, when free assistive device kits were handed out 600 persons with disabilities. These kits were further distributed to thousands of persons with disability throughout the weekend.The ADIP camp was conducted by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities [Divyangjan], Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and organised by Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO).Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present at the occasion as chief guest. Expressing his pleasure, he tweeted, “Navsari has set three records and made a mark for itself on the map of the world. Congratulations.”

In the 159th Mega ADIP Camp, the biggest so far, 11330 people with disabilities were benefited. The camp, which is held under the ADIP Scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, is in force since 1981. This has been revised and further adopted from April 1, 2014.

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