Purnima Mishra (Zee News), Rima Parashar (Aaj Tak) are best anchor, reporter

On Wednesday, our Media Monitoring Team found the fire in Grenfell Tower, London, to be the most covered story while Purnima Mishra of Zee News was the best anchor and Rima Parashar of Aaj Tak was the best reporter of the day. News Nation was the fastest channel as far as speed of breaking news is concerned.

MOST COVERED STORY

A massive fire broke out in Grenfell Tower in West London in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Twelve people were confirmed dead by the London Metropolitan Police and the number of fatalities is expected to rise. Over 70 people are being treated at six hospitals across the city, of whom at least 20 are in critical condition.

BEST ANCHOR

BEST ANCHOR PICS - 14.6.17Purnima Mishra of Zee News started her bulletin with a report on terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. She explained how terrorists are launching consecutive attacks just before the start of the Amarnath Yatra. She also spoke about the security measures on the Amarnath route. The anchor used simple language and her presentation was structured.

BEST REPORTER

reporter pic 14-6-17Rima Parashar of Aaj Tak reported on the AYUSH Ministry’s prescription for pregnant women in India. Parashar presented a detailed report, elaborating on various aspects of the ministry’s recommendations. She said the ministry has asked pregnant women to avoid meat, say no to sex after conception, avoid bad company and to have spiritual thoughts, among other recommendations, in its booklet called Mother and Child Care. Parashar was simple and clear in her reportage.

BREAKING NEWS

Huge fire in London’s Grenfell Tower, 24-storey building ablaze, 200 firefighters involved in dousing the fire

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Alert in Jammu and Kashmir after 6 terrorist attacks, video shot in South Kashmir shows terrorists together, police starts investigation on video

 

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Fire in Lucknow sales tax building, 5 fire tenders on spot

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Naushera sector, firing indiscriminately from 9.30 am, Indian army retaliates

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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reaches Mandsaur, meets families of farmers who died in police firing

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Cabinet approves lower interest rates for farm loans, Interest rate on farm loans slashed to 4%

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13 CRPF personnel injured in terrorist attack in J&K, Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajauri

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BJP core committee’s meet on presidential election concludes, BJP likely to declare its candidate on June 23

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Farmer commits suicide in MP due to a loan of Rs 2 lakh

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BJP leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday, attempt to make common consensus on presidential candidate

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