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NDTV 24x7
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NDTV 24x7
Launched 2003
Owned by NDTV Ltd.
Slogan "Fight for Change. You've Got a Friend."
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area India and International
Headquarters New Delhi, India
Sister channel(s) NDTV India
NDTV Profit
NDTV Imagine
Website NDTV.com
Availability
Satellite
Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 301
DirecTV (U.S.) Channel 2007
Dish TV (India) Channel 603
Sky Digital (UK & Ireland) Channel 511
Tata Sky (India) Channel 532
Telus TV (Canada) Channel 524
Vision Asia (Australia) Channel ???
WorldTV (Europe) Channel 16
Bell TV (Canada) Channel 727
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel 586
Shaw Cable (Canada) Channel 241
IPTV
mio TV (Singapore) Channel 48
Telus TV (Canada) Channel 524

NDTV 24x7 is a premier English language television network that carries news and current affairs in India, it is owned by New Delhi Television Ltd. NDTV 24x7 won the Asian Television Award for Best News Channel in 2005.

NDTV 24x7 is home to a team of award winning journalists who spearhead the news campaign, including Dr. Prannoy Roy and Barkha Dutt.

NDTV 24x7 is also available outside of India, broadcasting in the UK on the Sky Digital platform, in the U.S. on the DirecTV platform, in Canada on the ATN platform, in Australia on the Vision Asia platform, in Europe on the WorldTV platform, and in Singapore on the mio TV platform.

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Programming

The news channel also has many other extra-news programmes like The Big Fight and We the People, which are highly popular. The channel continues to produce original content such as documentaries and special reports. The channel airs one of India's most successful opinion-based shows: We the People with Barkha Dutt. The show has received critical acclaim and has won several key awards. Another very popular show is hosted on NDTV 24x7 called The Big Fight hosted by Vikram Chandra (the show was earlier hosted by Rajdeep Sardesai, who quit NDTV in 2005 to start CNN-IBN). The Car & Bike Show with Siddharth Vinayak Patankar is also a very avidly watched and followed programme.

In October 2007, the channel started a new series - Documentary 24x7 that features path-breaking documentaries that explore contemporary issues.

Criticism

The news channel is known to have an political bias and a soft corner towards Indian National Congress. It is also criticised for presenting biased facts about riots and not being neutral.

Awards

  • Best English News Channel of Asia in 2005 at the Asian Television Awards.
  • Best English News Channel in 2005 at the Indian Television Academy Awards [1]
  • Best English News Channel in 2006 at the Indian Television Academy Awards [2]

See also

Competitors

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