CNN launches On The Road initiative with Paula Newton

MUMBAI: CNN has launched an initiative On The Road where CNN International correspondent Paula Newton will travel across the country, through schools, temples, cricket grounds and dance academies to meet the youthful Indians.

The half-hour special will be aired on 26 February at 4 pm and 10 pm, 27 February at 8 pm, 28 February at 7 pm, 1 March at 4 pm and 11 pm and 2 March from 10 pm and 3 pm.

The coverage includes Einstein in the Village, which will inspire impoverished children in rural India to change their country’s destiny with science. Serving up Success is another coverage where Jaipur will witness mid-day meal program, which will become a transformative force for children’s education and ensures India’s newest generation will be well-nourished enough to meet its full potential. It also includes Guru Knows Best where Amritsar will be visited during most spiritual time of the year to speak with devout Sikhs who will tutor the  young generation to preserve and strengthen their faith.

Cricket Dreams and A Passion for Dance are the other two coverage. In Cricket Dreams, young cricketers and their families will find out whether an academy system similar to European football academies can help their game and their dreams. In A Passion for Dance coverage, Kolkata will witness the presence of choreographer Tanushree Shankar who will teach children traditional and modern dance forms.

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