Kranti Sambhav (NDTV India), Vikrant (Aaj Tak) are best anchor, reporter

On Sunday, our Media Monitoring Team found the forest fires across Portugal to be the most covered story while Kranti Sambhav of NDTV India was the best anchor and Vikrant of Aaj Tak was the best reporter. In terms of speed of breaking news, Zee News and News 18 India were the fastest.

Most Covered StoryMost Covered Story 18.6.2017

A fire broke out in Pedrógão Grande town in Portugal, killing at least 57 people while around 59 others were injured. The fire spread through the region and most of the victims died in their cars. It is still unclear if these people were fleeing the fire or were caught in it. The fire department has sent 600 firemen and 160 fire trucks to tackle the situation. The president of the country visited the scene to meet the families of those affected.

Best AnchorBEST ANCHOR 18 JUNE 2017

Kranti Sambhav of NDTV India presented a segment on the ongoing violence in Darjeeling. For six days, Darjeeling has been on fire because of the demand for Gorkhaland. Six people have died so far and 36 have been injured. Sambhav was well informed about the background issue, and presented a clear and factual report.

Best ReporterBEST REPORTER - 18 .6 2017

Vikrant of Aaj Tak reported on the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan from outside the Oval Stadium, London. He spoke about the match in a professional manner, providing useful insights, and also added fun to his coverage by showing viewers the surroundings. He showed how fans on one side were supporting India, and those on the other were backing Pakistan. He provided a detailed and compact report in a short period of time, and was very professional in content and delivery.

Breaking News

India-Pakistan final today in London at 3 pm, Ashwin on the bench because of physical unfitness

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Army suggests staying on alert in Kashmir; possible attack by terrorists with grenade in next 48 hours

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Amit Shah to meet Uddhav Thackeray to discuss presidential election

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Srinagar: Terrorists attack Army patrol party, fire at their vehicle

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Mehbooba Mufti probing latest attack: BJP MLA Ravindra Raina

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