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NDTV Turns 25


December 13, 2013 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

A pioneer in India’s news television, NDTV today is the most respected news network in the country. From the days of 'The World This Week' during the tumultuous global decade of the 80s, to the current run up to the 2014 General Elections - NDTV has always been in the forefront of every single news revolution over the last 25 years. In its history of over two decades, NDTV Network has held strong to its commitment of bringing to its viewers the most credible news from across the globe.

Commemorating 25 years of credible, dedicated and path breaking news broadcasting, NDTV, will host a day-long Global Summit –‘Solutions’ on December 14 in Delhi. The summit will see congregation of renowned Indian personalities from across the globe delivering prescriptions, not diagnostics, for India's economy, sports, arts, films and technology. These will include Anish Kapur, Zubin Mehta, Homi Bhaba, Dayanita Singh, Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Omar Abdullah, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and many more, who will come together to throw light on a multitude of aspects.

As a part of the celebrations, NDTV will also recognize 25 Greatest Global Living Indian Legends for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields. The legends will be acknowledged and felicitated by the Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a glitterati awards ceremony to be held at the Rashtriyapati Bhawan on December 14, 2013.

Dr. Prannoy Roy, Executive Co-chairperson, NDTV said, “NDTV is deeply grateful for all the support given to us by viewers, fellow journalists and sponsors all across the world - both for our television channels as well as our web and app. It's been a wonderful journey as an NDTV family for 25 years - from being the first private news producers in India to our current commitment to quality and serious journalism.”

Radhika Roy, Executive Co-chairperson, NDTV, “From the first days of The World This Week and our election broadcasts to the live reporting of the news NDTV has always been truly grateful for the trust of our viewers. Once again NDTV pledges to maintain this trust and commit ourselves afresh to journalism of integrity.

Launched in November 1988, NDTV has become synonymous with credible news. Its first show, 'The World This Week' opened country’s eyes to the world in a way it had never seen before. What was one small step for a company called New Delhi Television Ltd was one giant leap for the Indian broadcasting industry. Together with a 1500 plus strong team of reporters and producers around the country today, the network has been instrumental in building the company’s brand and strength of news delivery. Incisive and creative, NDTV targets the global Indian with news that is credible, true and fast. It is currently the only English News Channel from India which is beamed in the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius and most of the SAARC Countries to reach out to the Indian Diaspora.

Partnering NDTV in the 25 years celebrations are Tata Consultancy Services, one of the world’s top technology firms and Hotel Taj Palace, a part of the India’s most renowned Hotel chain the TAJ group, as title sponsors and hospitality partners respectively.

Tune in to NDTV 24x7, NDTV India and NDTV Profit on Saturday, December 14 from 10 am onwards to watch the day long LIVE sessions from the ‘Global Summit – SOLUTIONS’ and witness the spectacular congregation of 25 Greatest Global Living Indian Legends.

Source: Business Wire India

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