The Broadcast Editors’ Association (BEA) elected its new executive body at its AGM held on October 7, 2011. Shazi Zaman (Star News) has been re-elected as President. Arnab Goswami (Times Now) and Pankaj Pachaury (NDTV) have been elected as Vice-Presidents, while NK Singh (Sadhna News) has been elected as General Secretary and Sudhir Chaudhary (Live India) as Treasurer.
Following an evening of high drama, ICC has agreed to lift the ban on coverage of the World Cup Final by news channels after initially not agreeing to do so. It may be recalled the earlier in the evening the Broadcast Editors’ Association (BEA) had called upon ICC President Sharad Pawar to review the ban decision.