Television

Ekta Kapoor named Young Global Leader 2006

MUMBAI: Soap queen Ekta Kapoor has been named Young Global Leader 2006 by the Forum of Young Global Leaders, which is an affiliate of the World Economic Forum.

Kapoor is one of the 40 Asians chosen to become the Young Global Leaders (YGL) 2006, joining 175 leading executives, public figures and intellectuals as a part of a global community now including 410 leaders from all regions and stakeholder groups.

The 2006 class of Young Global Leaders includes over 60 business leaders, more than 30 government leaders, and dozens of scholars, media and non-governmental organisation leaders, who come from countries across the globe.

Kapoor will join the community representing 90 countries that includes Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Star Group CEO Michelle Guthrie, Georgia president Mikheli Saakashvili, Civicus: World Alliance for Citizen Participation secretary-general and CEO Kumi Naidoo and Singer Daniela Mercury.

Kapoor, who started working on production at age 19 has created more than 50 soap operas like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Hum Paanch, Kkusum on leading Indian networks.

Prior to this achievement, Kapoor was judged one of Asia’s 50 most influential communicators by Asiaweek magazine in 2001 and the first woman entrepreneur to receive the coveted ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award in India. Other awards include one for Corporate Excellence from Bharat Petroleum and the Rajiv Gandhi award.

The Young Global Leaders will meet as a community at their Annual Summit in Vancouver from 9 - 12 June 2006, when they will engage together in the 2020 Initiative. This is an endeavour to understand current and future trends, risks and opportunities at both the global and regional levels, formulate a positive vision for the world in 2020 and put forward concrete strategies to translate their vision into action.

Established in 2004 by World Economic Forum executive chairman Professor Klaus Schwab, the Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multi-stakeholder community of the world’s extraordinary leaders who are 40 years old or younger and are ready to dedicate apart of their time and energy to jointly work towards a better future.

YGL gives them a platform to collaborate and shape best practices for the future of the world. 200 Young Global Leaders are selected each year for a five year membership, that will ultimately form a community of 1,111 leaders by 2009.

The 2006 class was chosen from among 3,500 candidates by the Forum of Young Global Leaders’ Nomination Committee, featuring 28 international media leaders, including Carl-Johan Bonnier of Bonnier AB in Sweden, Arthur Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, Tom Glocer, chief executive of Reuters and Rui Chenggang, Director and Anchor of China Central Television in the People’s Republic of China. Her Majesty Queen Raima of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is the chairman of the committee.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/19/Sunita_Uchil_0.jpg?itok=xmMsZu2i
Zee Content Hub originals slate for DISCOP SA: First Indian-African drama, lifestyle and factual programmes offered

MUMBAI: Global Content Hub by Zee – the syndication division of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) -- announced its new, original programmes for licensing at the upcoming DISCOP market, in Johannesburg on 25-27 October. Highlights of this year’s portfolio include the new Indian/African...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/kids.jpg?itok=NRJKgGmR
Kids channels ensure strong lineup for Diwali season

Kids channels will hope to grab more eyeballs during Diwali, which also happens to be vacation time for most schools.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/leela.jpg?itok=A8io70Ro
Sony Yay! associates with 'Animals Matter To Me' to make this Diwali ‘Pawesome’

Animals play an integral role in our lives, always showering us with love no matter what. However, in return we humans rarely reciprocate their love.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/purie.jpg?itok=FVJ9-hkm
India Today's Purie says new vice chairperson Kalli has ability to straddle edit and biz functions

India Today Group, which runs news channels -- India Today and Aaj Tak, on Tuesday, named Kalli Purie as the vice chairperson.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/zarbi.jpg?itok=nnbWTo_-
How to build wealth, invest safely: BTVI Conclave telecast tonight

BTVI, an English business news channel, hosted an on-ground version of their successful investment knowledge show Call BTVI. The on-ground ‘Call BTVI Conclave 2017’ saw eminent personalities coming together to articulate their views on the Indian financial market. Tune into BTVI to catch the Call...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/aparna.jpg?itok=z2yDrydV
Sony Pictures Television signs first output feature film pay TV deal with ZEEL

Zee Entertainment Enterprises and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have announced that the duo has entered into the first pay features deal.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/chef.jpg?itok=F2eQz2Ax
Living Foodz biz head Nair: 'Utsav - Thalis of India' celebrates regional cuisine

Get into the festive spirit and celebrate Indian food, it’s history, culture and diverse flavours this October with Chef Kunal Kapur on ‘Utsav: Thalis of India’. The show will take viewers on a journey across 18 cities and offer a peek into India’s rich culinary heritage.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/taj-mahal.jpg?itok=LHQdFz_h
Taj Mahal, Eiffel etc: ‘Monumental Challenge’ on Sony BBC Earth starts on 23 Oct

Towering over cities and landscapes, six unofficial national symbols get a makeover. Watch as Big Ben, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Eiffel Tower, the Santiago de Compostela, the Bund and the Taj Mahal are restored to their full splendour in this series, Monumental Challenge on Sony BBC Earth starting...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/10/18/star-sports.jpg?itok=gYl-pMly
Star Sports brings out the fun side of kabaddi players

As the league stage of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 5 is nearing its end, Star Sports has planned an interactive show with top PKL players this season, all dressed in traditional attire. The show is named as ‘Yeh Diwali, Kabaddi wali’.

Television TV Channels Sports

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories