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Aaj Tak's dream run continues

August 19, 2008

Hindi news channel Aaj Tak, the TV Today Group's flagship news channel, underlined its status as India's most popular news channel by winning the Best Hindi News Channel Award at the NT Awards on August 14.

Aaj Tak’s Abhisar Sharma (right) with the NT Award
Aaj Tak’s Abhisar Sharma (right) with the NT Award
TV Today Network Chairman & Managing Director Aroon Purie was conferred the Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to television news at the same ceremony.

Aaj Tak also won three other awards-Best Auto Show (Hindi) for Chakke Pe Chakka, Best Promo For a News Show for Aap Ka Budget and Best Investigative Programme (Hindi) for Tehelka Aaj Tak Operation Kalank.

Speaking on the occasion, Purie said: "News is my passion and I am delighted to win the NT Award for Lifetime Achievement..." "This is an extraordinary achievement for Aaj Tak. Winning yet another 'Best News Channel Award' reflects Aaj Tak's leadership position and the faith that viewers and the industry have reposed in us. Not only have we consistently won awards for being the best news channel, but also, we have done this in the face of everincreasing competition," said G. Krishnan, CEO, TV Today.

-Manu Kaushik

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