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Arnab Goswami awarded the Society Young Achievers' Awards 2007

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MUMBAI, January 27

Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief, TIMES NOW was awarded the Society Young Achievers' Awards 2007 in the Media category at Hilton Towers, Mumbai on January 25, 2007. The Society Young Achievers Award recognizes young talent for their achievements in the fields of media, fine arts, films, music, sports, fashion & business.

The award for Young Achiever in Media was given to Arnab Goswami for his contribution and achievement in the world of News. A post-graduate from Oxford University, author and journalist, Arnab is editor-in-chief of the country's fastest growing News channel, TIMES NOW. Amongst the others nominated for the award were Meneka Doshi, Mumbai Bureau Chief, CNBC TV 18; Muzamil Jaleel, Kashmir Bureau Chief, Indian Express and Arko Datta, Photographer, Reuters for their outstanding performance in journalism.

On receiving the award, Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief, TIMES NOW said, "What we do at TIMES NOW is News and for our viewers we are focused at making sense of the news. I accept this recognition on behalf of all my colleagues at TIMES NOW"

Recipient of the Asian Television Award for the best news presenter, Arnab is known for his keen and insightful anchoring on 'The News Hour' and for his sharp interviews with prominent News makers on 'Frankly Speaking', both on TIMES NOW. He is known to have brought the otherwise reticent Sonia Gandhi for an interview on television.

The award for the media category was adjudged by a jury comprising Mr. Vijay Darda and Mr. Kumar Ketkar and by votes from readers of the magazine.


TIMES NOW is a 24 hour English news television channel that provides the Urbane viewers the complete picture of the news that is relevant, presented in a vivid and insightful manner, which enables them to widen their horizons & stay ahead.

TIMES NOW is brought to you by Times Global Broadcasting, a Times Group & Reuters service. Times Now operates out of its dual centers at Mumbai and Delhi and has bureaus in all major locations across India, complemented by the news gathering teams of The Times of India and The Economic Times, in India and globally by the Reuters international network.

The Times Group is the largest media conglomerate in south Asia, with Leadership in newspaper publishing; magazines; music retailing; FM Radio; Internet; interactive media; mobile services and lifestyle television.

Reuters is a global information company providing indispensable news and financial information to financial professionals, media organizations and consumers around the world. Its news operation of 2300 editorial staff in 196 bureaus serving 129 countries, makes Reuters the world's largest international multimedia news agency.

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