AIR plans news in Sanskrit

New Delhi, July 4:

The All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast its first- ever ‘News Magazine’ programme in Sanskrit on Saturday which will have news from the world of Sanskrit and prominent developments of the week, a statement said.

The programme titled, ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’, will air from Saturday onwards and will be of 20 minutes duration. It can be heard on All India Radio FM News Channel (100.1 MHz frequency) every Saturday with a repeat broadcast on Sundays.

The weekly programme will have elements from the prominent developments of the week, news from the world of Sanskrit, explaining the humane values enshrined in Sanskrit literature, philosophy, history, art, culture and tradition, it said.

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