India News has announced a tie-up with the BBC for international news content. The channel is launching a half-hour bulletin, BBC Duniya, which will be telecast live from London between Monday and Friday at 6pm IST.
India News viewers will now get a global perspective on stories of international significance. The show will be produced by the BBC and hosted from its London set-up. This is expected to enable the Indian viewers to keep step with political developments, socio-cultural issues, business and technology stories creating a buzz around the world.
The collaboration will also enable India News to access viewpoints and analyses of BBC correspondents on all international developments that are significant in the Indian context.
Looking forward to fortifying the channel's international coverage, Kartikeya Sharma, founder and promoter, iTV Network, said, “The BBC is known for its well-researched and unbiased content, which will now reach our viewers in a language and format they can easily comprehend. With the coming together of the two, our viewers can look forward to getting a global perspective on stories of international significance from networks they can trust.”