B.A.G Films Hindi news channel News24 to launch on 13 Dec

vMUMBAI: B.A.G Films & Media Ltd is all set to launch its Hindi news channel News24 on 13 December. News24 is part of B.A.G Films & Media's associate company B.A.G Newsline Network (P) Ltd.

"We have successfully run the test signals. Now we are ready to launch the Hindi news channel News24 on 13 December," said B.A.G Films and Media managing director Anurradha Prasad.

Refusing to further divulge the programme details, Prasad said, "With the tag line Nazar Har Khabar Par, the news and current affairs channel will have news bulletin at every half hour."

Aaj Tak's Supriya Prasad is News24 director of news, while Ajit Anjum is the managing editor. The position of executive editor has been filled by Times Now's Vibhakar and Rahul Mahajan from Aaj Tak. 

Sayeed Ansari from Star News has been appointed associate executive producer and anchor.

Santosh Tiwari has been appointed as deputy editor - business and Kartikeya Sharma as chief political correspondent and anchor. Tiwari and Sharma are both from Aaj Tak.

B.A.G Films & Media has three more channels in the pipeline. The channels include a wellness channel Bliss24, entertainment channel E24 and a glamour and lifestyle channel Life24.

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