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canada goose uk shop According to the information provided by AIR about the service, the external broadcasts were started on October 1, 1939 as a tool for propaganda for the Allies during the World War II with a service in Pushto language to counter the German Radio Blitzkrieg in the region and supplement the efforts by the BBC in this part of the world. then, the service offers canada goose coats on sale news bulletins and other programmes across 108 countries in 27 languages as a link between India and rest of the World, specially with those countries where the interest of India are intertwined because of Indian population AIR website says. canada goose uk shop

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buy canada goose jacket canada goose deals A former Prasar Bharati official who had concurred with MEA suggestion to shut down the service told HT: one outside India ever hears Akashvani external services over short wave or medium wave. It a waste Canada Goose Parka of public funds. A few years ago as a test case we had asked a few ambassadors to give us feedback on the popularity of the shows; at least two wrote back saying that the frequencies of the programmes in their respective countries could not be found. official went on to add that maintaining short wave transmission installation is a huge drain on the exchequer as they power and the equipment is to maintain. an official of the MEA, requesting anonymity said the issue of shutting down the service is consideration canada goose director general of AIR canada goose coats F Shehryar said the biggest problem being canada goose clearance faced by the division is that the infrastructure has not been upgraded. buy canada goose jacket

canada goose black friday sale Declining to comment on whether the service is being shut down, he said: have not been able to replace about three decade old short wave transmitters which are directed to beam signal to the strategic locations. Usually one transmitter has a life of 8 10 years and once they cross this limit, the valves go off and the transmitters stop catering to the service area canada goose black friday sale buy canada goose jacket cheap.

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