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The Associated Journals Limited Announces Editorial Leadership Team of National Herald, Navjivan and Qaumi Awaz:

20-March-2018
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The Associated Journals Limited Announces Editorial Leadership Team of National Herald, Navjivan and Qaumi Awaz:

The Associated Journals Limited, a company founded in 1937 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, has appointed senior journalist Smt. Mrinal Pande as Group Senior Editorial Advisor. Mrinal Pande has earlier served as Editor of Saptahik Hindustan and later as group editor of the Hindi publications of the Hindustan Times house: the daily Hindustan, a monthly digest Kadambini and a magazine for children, Nandan. She has also previously been the Editor of Vama and Senior Editorial Adviser to NDTV and Doordarshan.

The first Indian woman to be the Editor-in-Chief of a multi-edition national daily newspaper, she was Chairperson of Prasar Bharati and is the founder president of the Indian Women’s Press Corps. Smt. Pande has written extensively in Hindi and English, including novels, short stories and essays, and has written several columns in various newspapers. She has published many books in Hindi and English. She was given a Padma Shri for services as a journalist and also received the Red Ink Award from the Mumbai Press Club.

The Company also announces the appointment of Shri Zafar Agha as Group Editor-in Chief for its newspapers and digital properties with immediate effect. Shri Zafar Agha, most recently Editor-in-Chief of Qaumi Awaz, a senior journalist and a well-known columnist with nearly three decades of print and electronic experience, started his career in 1980 with the first Indian news magazine, Link.

In a span of a little over two decades, he pursued his dream with passion, working for many leading newspapers and magazines including, The Business and Political Observer, India Today and The Patriot. He has been writing columns both for national and foreign newspapers. His TV programme Guftagu on ETV (Urdu) was widely seen and perceived as the most watched programme in Urdu.

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