"They have pretty robust capabilities. Well, anti-Jewzeera may
be busy discussing Israel and not carry Modi. No, BBC or CNN
will not relay the entire speech. Better try the Indian channels
available abroad on cable.
Most countries with large Indian
populations have Aaj Tak, Zee, NDTV, Headlines Today and Times
Now in addition to local Indian networks.
The Hindi news channels from India are the best because you
get the full speech followed by a panel discussion on its pros
If everything fails, you can’t go wrong when you access You
Tube, DoordarshanNational for the full, live speech.
Doordarshan TV has recently signed a contract with Deutch
Welle, the German network, to share content and will be beamed
in Europe in abig way.
This is line with the new government policy of making
Doordarshan the number one choice for viewers.
In Melbourne, Australia, Shan Gupta, is an avid tracker
of Indian developments with NDTV and Times Now until 2009.
Now he has access to NDTV and Times Now.
Today he has access to Aaj Tak, Zee News, Headlines
Today, PTC Punjabi news and many more channels.
A retired civil servant from Kenya now turned an author and
settled in London, Mervyn Maciel recollects that he was in the
desert in the north of this country most of his tenure and so he
had little inter-action with the Indian High Commission or the
Indian community during those days.
He writes, "I was a young man of 18 then, getting ready
to move to Kenya to take up my first job after finishing
"After all these years, I can still remember standing
outside a kiosk of a ‘Paan, Bidi’ seller in Dadar, Bombay,
on that auspicious night listening to Nehru’s famous
speech...’tryst with destiny...’
"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world
sleeps, India will awake to freedom and life’.
These words haunt me to this day. What oratory!."