The description of DD NATIONAL LIVE (DD 1)
DD National, also known as DD1, is a state-owned terrestrial television channel in India. It is an out and out general interest based flagship channel of Doordarshan. The channel is also the most widely available terrestrial television channel across the nation. DD National telecasts channels under a number of categories including live shows, sports, entertainment, business, education, among many others. Some of the most popular programmes broadcasted by the channel include Vande Mataram, Krishi Darshan, IGNOU, Sanskrit Samachar, Samachar (30-minute early-evening national news in Hindi), Ramayana, News (30-minute late-evening national news in English), News for hearing impaired, Suprabhat, News Digest (five-minute hourly news update in English and Hindi), National Programme of Music, Gora (based a novel by Rabindranath Tagore), Byomkesh Bakshi, National Programme of Dance, Chitrahaar, Ek Kiran Roshni Ki, Bioscope (serialized feature film), and many more. The channel offers a number of options to its viewers in terms of varieties of news categories. It is available for news lovers all across the country. For those who don't have sample time in hand can watch channel through online streaming services. There are a number of companies offering the service. A simple research online will help you get through the best company. The online streaming services can be enjoyed on PC from home, laptop, and smartphones. A software download in minutes can help you get the best of channel viewing experience wherever, wherever you want.
National programmes, mainly aimed at promoting national integration and inculcating a sense of unity and fraternity are broadcast on this channel, which is the Number One channel in the country in terms of absolute viewer-ship. DD National blends a healthy mix of entertainment, information and education. The service is available in terrestrial mode from 5.30 am till midnight. In the satellite mode, DD National is available round the clock. The telecast time of this composite public service channel is so devised that it caters to the needs of different viewers at different timings.