Free SMS Service of News Services Division, AIR was Launched in September 2013
News Services Division, All India Radio, Provides Free AIR Alert SMS
Service in 10 languages, namely English, Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri, Nepali,
Assamese, Gujarati, Malayalam and Tamil.
Under this service important headlines of 2/3 major bulletins are sent daily
free of cost through SMS in languages opted by the subscribers.
On pilot basis, this service has also been extended in 6 more languages,
namely Urdu, Odia, Bengali, Kashmiri, Punjabi and Arunachali.
As of now the news SMS are originating from the NSD Headquarters, New
Delhi. It contains a mix of National, Regional, International, Business and Sports
items. SMS Service on regional news is in pipeline and would be started soon.
How to register for AIR Free News SMS Service
First Method: You can register for this service by simply sending SMS to
7738299899 in the following format from the mobile phone on which SMS service
Second Method: For online registration a form is available at
ENGLISH – EN
HINDI – HI
MARATHI – MH
DOGRI – DO
SANSKRIT – SK
NEPALI – NP
ASSAMESE – AS
MALAYALAM – ML
TAMIL – TM
Newly Added Languages
URDU - UR
ODIYA - OD
BENGALI – BN
KASHMIRI - KS
ARUNACHALI - AL
PUNJABI - PN
To deregister from the SMS service Type AIR<Space>Newsstop