The Road Man of Manipur – Armstrong Pame 

Known as a Miracle Man in the Northeast, Armstrong Pame succeeded in building a 100 km long road without charging a single rupee from the government. This young IAS officer hailing from the north-eas...

Gift of life

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love Wrote Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. In our programme Gems of India we have Prof Sakhi ...

The Cancer Crusader

Padmavibhushan and Raymon Magsasay Awardee Dr. V Shanta has dedicated more than 60 years of her life (since 1951-52) to take care of cancer patients at Adyar Cancer Institute Cennai. Talking to Sashi...

Activist nun

She came to Ajmer in 1979 to become a nun and joined the mission sisters’ congegration. Subsequently, Sister Mariola de Quiera became an activist and is now is a known name in the human rights’ circl...

Actor Naved Aslam

Renowned film, TV, and theatre actor Naved Aslam comes to All India Radio and chats up with Surya G Yadav on acting, his theatre days in Delhi, and passion for versatile roles.

Actress Meeta Vashisht

Catch renowned actress Meeta Vashisht talk to Arnab Banerjee on acting, her inspiration and why she doesn’t prefer TV soaps.

Temple of art — Kalakshetra

Director of Kalakshetra, Priyadarshini Govind talks to Dominic Thomas on what makes the centre of art- Kalakshetra in Chennai, one of the prominent institutions in the country as it celebrates its 80...