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Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Punjabi programmes become part of BBC World Service

October 3, 2017 10:56 am Published by :
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Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Punjabi programmes become part of BBC World Service

London,Oct03:The BBC World Service has begun broadcasting in four new Indian languages.

The launch is part of the World Service’s biggest expansion since the 1940s, following a government funding boost announced in 2016.

BBC World Service is now available in 40 languages, including English.

The new Indian languages – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Punjabi – are among 11 new services launched under the 2020 project.

BBC World Service will launch in 5 African and 4 Indian languages (Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Punjabi) along with Korean in 2017.
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