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Jun 25, 2014
Dr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group and ZEEL honoured with International Writers Award 2014

Dr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group & ZEEL was bestowed with the prestigious International Writers Award 2014 for the pivotal role played by him in improving the standards of television news, his commitment to bringing about change and his unwavering pursuit of innovative approaches for gathering and disseminating news. The award was accepted on his behalf by Mrs. Shreyasi Goenka at the International Conference of Jurists & Writers in London on June 23, 2014 in the presence of Chief Justices, Judges, Ministers, editors, writers and diplomats.

J.K. Rowling, author of the popular Harry Potter novel series, was also presented with the International Writers Award 2014 for fantasy writing and for her contribution to children literature. The other recipients of the award were M.K. Razdan, Editor-in-Chief, Press Trust of India for his contribution to responsive democracy by accurate and prompt reporting of events, the Mexican Ambassador to UK, Diego Gomez Pickering in recognition of his lifetime contribution to journalism and writing and Media Rights Activist, Bob Satchwell, Executive Director of Society of Editors, London for professionalism and providing meaningful leadership to the press.

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