Payal Bhuyan (News 18 India), Sanjay Sharma (Aaj Tak) are best anchor, reporter

On Monday, our Media Monitoring Team found the Ganga drowning death to be the most covered story while Payal Bhuyan of News 18 India was the best anchor and Sanjay Sharma of Aaj Tak was the best reporter of the day. In terms of speed of breaking news, Zee News and ABP News were the fastest.

Most Covered StoryMost Covered Phase 27.6.2017

A young man named Kundan Singh drowned in the Ganga at Rishikesh while his friend captured the whole incident on his camera. The youth stepped into the river to take a dip at Kirmola Ghat and was swept up by the current. He drowned before his calls for help could be heard by people around. A search party of the SDRF, Water Police, and divers has been looking for the body.

Best Anchor of the DayBEST ANCHOR 26 JUNE 2017

Payal Bhuyan of News 18 India presented a segment on a speeding bus running over four children in Meerut. The children were crossing the road on their way home when the over-speeding bus ran them over. They died on the spot. Bhuyan was very sympathetic and straight-forward in her presentation.

Best Reporter of the DayBEST REPORTER 26.6.17

Sanjay Sharma of Aaj Tak reported on the Eid celebrations at Delhi’s Jama Masjid. After fasting for 30 days, Muslims read the Eid namaz and prayed for world peace. Sharma was very much a part of the crowd he was reporting on, apparent in his warmth, cordiality and enthusiasm.

Breaking News

Kashmir: Separatists put up posters supporting terrorists. Stone-pelting in Pulwama, Sopore, and Tral answered with tear gas

NEWS 18 AAJ TAK ABP NEWS REPUBLIC ZEE NEWS
08:23 AM 10:44 AM 11:18 AM 12:48 PM 12:00 PM

PM Modi: “When we used to talk about terrorism, the world did not understand. Nobody questioned our surgical strikes except those who suffered.”

ZEE NEWS AAJ TAK
10:40 AM 10:37 AM

Lahore connection to Srinagar attack on CRPF; new video of JUD meeting comes out, shows Hafiz Muhammad Saeed’s brother-in-law, Abdul Rehman Makki, present

AAJ TAK ABP NEWS INDIA TODAY ZEE NEWS INDIA TV
11:35 AM 12:04 PM 11:42 AM 5:00 5:00

Uttarakhand: Mussoorie-Yamunotri national highway closed due to landslide

ABP NEWS NEWS 18
11:59 AM 12:34 PM

Pakistan: Fuel tanker explosion in Bahawalpur kills at least 150 people; tanker was filled with 50,000 litres of oil. Tanker overturned, was approached by people to collect the leaking fuel

ZEE NEWS NEWS 18
12:07 PM 12:10 PM

Shah Rukh Khan wishes his fans Eid Mubarak

NDTV ABP NEWS AAJ TAK
04:01 PM 03:58 PM 04:07 PM

PM Modi to meet Trump today, to have dinner together in the White House and discuss terrorism

ABP NEWS ZEE NEWS NEWS18
5:11 5:58 6:04