Tuesday, September 23, 2014



~ 10 days of non-stop exhaustive programming on the network from the US~

New Delhi, 22nd September 2014: The world is abuzz as Modi makes his much anticipated visit to the US after he was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India. His seven day visit to US is much anticipated and is being billed as one of the most important political developments internationally; a clear acknowledgement of PM Modi’s stature as a world leader.
The network’s recent programming on Modi Government completing 100 days in office and Modi’s visit to Japan, Nepal and Bhutan were hugely popular and were amongst the most watched shows in the genre. With all eyes now set on the trip, CNN-IBN & IBN7 present 10 days of the most comprehensive programming that will bring to the viewers a 360o coverage of this visit.

The programming line-up on CNN-IBN & IBN7 will bring to the viewers an array of special shows, stories in newswheels, special reports and live prime time programming. IBN’s team of journalists and reporters headed by Bhupendra Chaubey & Anubha Bhonsle, Executive Editors, CNN-IBNSumit Awasthi, Deputy Managing Editor, IBN7; and Shereen Bhan, Executive Editor, CNBC-TV18 will travel to the US to cover this historic visit and provide viewers with in-depth reportage from Ground Zero. With more than 80 hours of coverage, our reporters will report live from various locations including Times Square, Columbia University, Giants Stadium, UN Building and will closely track all the visit’s high points including Modi’s visit to the White House, his address to the public rally at Madison Square and his maiden speech at UN General Assembly.

The network’s association with America’s leading news channel CNN will bring out the most detailed American perspective on this visit.

Don’t miss this special programming till 30th September on CNN-IBN & IBN7, all through the day.
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