India News beefs up focus on international news; joins hands with BBC
India News has announced a tie-up with the BBC to launch a special evening bulletin, ‘BBC Duniya’, which will be telecast live from Monday to Friday at 6.00 pm. The bulletin went on air yesterday, October 2, 2017.
The half-hour bulletin is being produced by the BBC and hosted from its London set-up. India News is confident that the live telecast will enable the Indian viewers to keep step with political developments, socio-cultural issues, business and technology stories that are creating a buzz around the world. The collaboration will also enable India News to access viewpoints and analyses of BBC correspondents on all international developments that are significant in the Indian context.
Kartikeya Sharma, Founder and Promoter of iTV Network, which owns and operates India News, is upbeat about joining hands with the BBC for the new half-hour bulletin. Looking forward to fortifying the channel’s international coverage, he said, “The BBC is known for its well-researched and unbiased content, which will now reach our viewers in a language and format they can easily comprehend. India News is acknowledged as a channel that captures the pulse of the nation and promotes a brand of direct and responsible news coverage. With the coming together of the two, our viewers can look forward to getting a global perspective on stories of international significance from networks they can trust.”