AIR Punjabi is very popular in USA, UK, Canada, Pakistan, Australia, Finland, Ireland and Germany
New Delhi (IANS): Fiji has overtaken the United States to become the country (excluding India) where All India Radio (AIR) live broadcasts on the “News On Air” app are the most popular.
In a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said: “Fiji has overthrown the United States to take the first position. The United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates slipped to 7th and 10th places respectively. New Zealand, Japan, Ireland and Papua New Guinea entered the top 10, while Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Kuwait are no longer in the top list.
Among the best All India Radio streams in the world (excluding India), AIR Punjabi, AIR Telugu, AIR Chennai Rainbow and Asmita Mumbai have made a comeback in the top 10, replacing AIR Mangalore, AIR Raagam, World Service 1 and Vividh Bharati Delhi from the top list.
According to the Country Rankings (Excluding India) for Best Live Streams from All India Radio on News On Air App, AIR Punjabi is very popular in USA, UK, Canada, Pakistan, Australia , Finland, Ireland and Germany.
“Over 240 AIR radio services are broadcast live on the News On Air app, the official app of Prasar Bharati. These All India Radio streams on the News On Air app have a large number of listeners not only in India but around the world, in over 85 countries, ”the ministry said.
These rankings are based on data from December 1 to December 15 of last year.