Reinforcing the trust and credibility of NDTV around the world, NDTV 24x7 was voted the "Asian News Channel of the Year" at the recently held Asian Viewers' Television Awards (AVTA) in London. Honouring the best of Asian Television, the Awards recognized the excellence within the Asian television community in nine award categories nominated completely by the viewers.
NDTV won both the awards in the News categories at this year's AVTA, with NDTV 24x7 being judged as the Asian News Channel of the year, beating the likes of Aaj Tak, ABP News, ARY News, TV 18 and others. NDTV's Group Editor and Senior Anchor Barkha Dutt won the Best Asian News Presenter award.
Speaking on the occasion, Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV Group said, "NDTV is not just number one in India but in the UK as well. We are very proud to have been awarded the Best News Channel by the Asian Viewers Television Awards. The fact that we were nominated and voted as the winner by our viewers, once again emphasizes their trust in our credibility"