Television

ESPN School Quiz 2002 concludes with a winner in DPS-Farakka

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/04/29/Untitled-1_38.jpg?itok=ynkJCogM

One of ESPN Star Sports' most successful on ground initiatives to get closer to the younger generation - ESPN School Quiz 2002 - has just completed a hugely successful run. DPS Farakka walked off with the coveted trophy. DPS Farakka won both the first and the second National finals respectively to emerge All-India winners of the ESPN School Quiz 2002. The team from DPS Farakka walked away with a grand cash prize of Rs 500,000.

While this cash prize will be used by the school to improve the sporting facilities in the school, the team members Suvojit Chakraborty and Rahul Mukherjee will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from ESPN Star Sports in recognition of their quizzing talent. They will be flown to any major international sporting event of their choice from events featured on either ESPN or Star Sports!

In both the National finals DPS Farakka beat Loyola School from Trivandrum and Mt.St.Mary's School from Delhi quite easily. In the first National final while Mt.St.Mary's could muster a paltry 5-point tally, Loyola did not disturb the scorekeepers! In the second National final Mt.St.Mery's scored 23 and Loyola scored 35.

Hosted by popular presenter Harsha Bhogle, The ESPN School Quiz 2002 showcased the best of sports quizzing talent from around the country. As many as 108 schools came through a tough selection process to feature on this unique TV show. To start with, over 2000 teams from 17 cities had to get past a written test. Cities and towns like Bhilai, Bhopal, Darjeeling, Dehradun, Farakka, Gangtok, Indore, Mangalore, Nasik, Siliguri, Shimla, Surat, Tezpur, Vijayawada and Udhagamandalam were represented for the first time. On-ground quizzes were also conducted in 6 cities in the search for the best.

The 27 top teams from each of the four zones - North, South, East and West - were selected for the final phase of 'On-Air,' quizzing, giving every one of the 216 students a chance to test their knowledge of sports against the best competition in the country. 

Manu Sawhney, managing director, ESPN Software India Ltd, said: "We at ESPN Star Sports are committed to promoting sporting excellence in India and School Quiz 2002 further exemplifies our effort in this direction. This show provided a unique opportunity for the sports-loving students to pit their knowledge against the best talent across the country and bring pride and glory to their institution." 

Apart from the Grand First Prize, the other prizes were as follows --

The teams winning the National Semi Finals won Rs. 200,000 each (Team Prize)

Zonal Final Winners from each zone won a Trophy (Team Prize) Both team members of all the 12 Zonal Semi-Final Winners received an ESPN Kit each (Individual Prize) 

Winners of the Preliminary Rounds from each zone won a Milo wristwatch (Individual Prize) 

All participants will received ESPN Certificates Of Excellence

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/Aaj-tak-sabse.jpg?itok=y5SUyDvL
Aaj Tak regains number one position in Hindi News genre

MUMBAI: Zee News made way for the entry of News24 in the top five channels' list in the Hindi News Rural genre in this week's BARC India data. In the Hindi News Urban space, ABP showed up in the top five list pushing out News Nation.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/zee%20%281%29.jpg?itok=G2vJCfG-
Zee's 'Khwaabon Ke Darmiyaan' emerges as top-ranking TV show in UAE

Zee Middle East’s second, locally produced fiction series Khwaabon Ke Darmiyaan which follows the storyline of a UAE based real estate tycoon, has emerged as the top-ranking TV show among south Asians in the UAE for two consecutive months.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/Discovery%20%281%29.jpg?itok=rcV4zr8O
Star World dominates English Entertainment, Discovery regains no.1 spot

Star World dominated the English Entertainment genre followed by Zee Cafe. Players in the space witnessed a significant hike in the ratings this week.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/Times-Internet%20%281%29.jpg?itok=Ih3sQCAj
Times Internet appoints Rattan Chugh & Vivek Pandey in leadership roles

Looking to further consolidate its position as India's leading digital product company, Times Internet, today, announced the addition of two experienced and proven corporate leaders to their senior management team. Rattan Chugh comes in as the new chief people's officer from Standard Chartered,...

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/Sundaram%20%281%29.jpg?itok=verTtP_F
Times Now ex-CFO Sundaram joins Republic

MUMBAI: Former Times Now CFO S Sundaram has joined Republic, Arnab Goswami’s media entity, as the group CFO for the TV and digital venture.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/22/karan-bajaj%20%281%29.jpg?itok=PEGordMk
DSport bags rights of Chinese League, IPL on cards

Discovery’s newest offering in the sports industry, DSport, has acquired the rights of the Chinese Super League (CSL). The tournament will be aired from 11 March.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/23/vidyut%20%281%29.jpg?itok=aSVPkrQT
Movies Now brings Vidyut Jamwal to promote 'Knockouts @ 7'

Movies Now has associated with an upcoming action film Commando 2 for its flagship property Knockouts @ 7. The property airs action packed movies like Quantum Of Solace, Spiderman 2, The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Snake On A Plane and many more every Monday–Friday at 7 pm.

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/22/pramod%20%281%29.jpg?itok=X3UbSddA
Pramod Chandorkar is IRAA awards director

The Indian Recording Arts Academy has announced Pramod Chandorkar as the Awards Director. Pramod has been working as a Sound Engineer since 1995. He has worked on numerous mega hit albums and films as Chief Sound Engineer. He is one of the few audio engineers who have excelled in all branches of...

Television TV Shows Awards
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/22/Kalanithi-Maran.jpg?itok=byGkIFgE
Sun TV to benefit greatly from DAS III & IV: Centrum Broking

MUMBAI: Stockbroking firm Centrum Broking’s research team is relatively bullish on the Sun TV Network. In its latest report, Centrum has stated that Sun TV has said that recent developments bode well for the Kalanithi Maran promoted southern TV network. “We draw comfort from the court’s recent...

Television TV Channels Regional

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories