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AIR to launch website, Mobile App for Balochi audience

Public Sector Broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to launch a website and mobile app for its Baluchi service to reach people who speak this language across the globe.
•    The Baluchi website and mobile app is likely to be launched later this week, sources told PTI.
•    The All India Radio has been airing hour-long Baluchi programme everyday, which also includes news as well. 
•    This service was started in 1974 and reaches those who speak the language in Pakistan as well.
•    However it is felt that with a website and mobile app, these programmes will gain a global audience especially among Baluchi speaking diaspora,” a source said.
•    It was for the first time the disturbed areas in the control of Pakistan were mentioned by any Prime Minister during his Independence speech.
•    Earlier, DD News had also sent a team to Geneva to interview Brahumdagh Bugti, leader of Baloch Republican Party.
•    The External Services Division (ESD) of All India Radio, presently broadcasts daily in 57 radio transmissions covering over 108 countries in 27 languages.
•    Out of these, 15 are foreign including Baluchi language.

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