The official AIR News app brings users stories from AIR News network in India. Users will also get the latest news , national as well as regional from Prasar Bharati , India’s Public Service Broadcaster . With the AIR News Android app, users will also receive India’s regional news bulletins in audio form along with special news based programs for an enriching news experience. The Android device needs to be Android version 2.2 or higher to be able to run the app.
Manish Tewari, Minister for Information and Broadcasting said, “This is a landmark step in the history of AIR broadcasting as live webcasting would give the public broadcaster a new profile as far as news dissemination in real time is concerned. This initiative would also enable the listeners of AIR to access the archives at one click of a button. With the use of social media, people can now access the content of AIR in any part of the globe. It would also enable AIR to keep pace with contemporary trends in the social media space.”