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Arnab Goswami, born on 9 October 1973 at Guwahati in Assam. Arnab’s paternal grandfather Mr. Rajani Kanta Goswami was a lawyer by profession and Congress leader as well. He took part in Independence activism too. His father Colonel Manoranjan Goswami was BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate in 1998 elections from Guwahati but defeated by Bhubaneshwar Kalita. His mother’s name is Suprabha.
He completed his matric examinations from Mount St. Mary’s School, Delhi and intermediate from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cantonment. He completed his graduation in Sociology from Hindu College of Delhi University. After that he attended St. Anthony’s College of Oxford University in 1994 for completion of his Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology. He was also a visiting in Sydney Sussex College of Cambridge University at International Studies Department in year 200.
Arnab Goswami started his career with NDTV 24X7 English news broadcasting channel. He was a daily newscast anchor in that channel even used to conduct a show called News Tonight. He hosted the show Newshour on the same channel. After NDTV he moved towards Times Now channel and started serving as Editor-in-Chief in the year 2006. Since then, he is working continuously with this channel of Times Group and conducting Newshour (a debate show) at 9 p.m daily. Frankly Speaking with Arnab Goswami is another popular discussion and interview show which is being conducted by him.
Mr. Goswami has achieved various awards in the field of journalism and writing. As a child writer, he got Asam Sahitya Sabha award. In 2003 he got Asian Television Award for Best Presenter or Anchor as a runner up, 2007 he got Society Young Achievers Award for excellence in the field of Media. Later in 2008, he was awarded Indian News Broadcasting Awards (INBA Award) for Innovative Editor-in-Chief. In 2010 he achieved two awards, Assamese of the Year Award by News Live and Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism (TV) by the Indian Express Group. 2012 was the year when he got ENBA Awards for News Television Editor-in-Chief of the Year. On 1 November 2016, Goswami resigned as Editor-in-Chief of Times Now on November 1, 2016 and launched his news channel on 6 May 2017 and named it “Republic TV”.
Gul is an actor and an entrepreneur who is one of India’s most powerful opinion makers and thought leaders. She is a frontline advocate and activist who regularly engages and facilitates dialogue and debate on critical issues of gender equality and justice, environment issues, fundamental rights, secularism, corruption and political accountability. Gul holds a Masters degree in Political Science. Her social and political activism has had her being recognized as one of the most influential voices on social media and a youth icon.
She is daughter of an Army Officer
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Karan Thapar son of an Army Officer, is an Indian journalist and a television commentator and interviewer. He was associated with CNN-IBN and hosted The Devil’s Advocate and The Last Word. He is currently associated with India Today and hosts the shows To the Point and Nothing But The Truth.
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Punjab has borne the brunt of ruthless invaders since times immemorable. History has it that the people of this land were subjected to untold horrors and deprivations over the ages. Repeated wars gave birth to a hardy population that brought forth some of the finest warriors who walked the earth. With war came sacrifices that spurred great tales of heroism and valor. The great Mahabharata, the world’s longest poem, is set in this very region.
To honour and commemorate the legendary bravery and sacrifices of our ancestors from this great land, we bring for you, India’s First Military Literature Festival.
The festival is set on the shores of the picturesque Sukhna Lake, amidst stately groves of ancient trees, teeming with birdlife.
The ‘Greatest Literature Show in India’
Here will gather the greatest military leaders, thinkers, authors, writers, poets, artists, journalists and war correspondents from national and International shores, They will set the stage for the most valuable dialogue and discussions.
To pamper you at this conclave of the brave, we have a variety of entertainment and enriching events that are sure to take your breath away. So please come one, come all to the Inaugural Military Literature Festival 2017.
Priyanka Chopra, daughter of an Army Officer, is an Indian actress, model, singer and winner of Miss World Pageant 2000. She received various awards and accolades with National Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and National Awards in four categories. Few of her famous movies are Aitraaz, Fashion, Krrish, Don, 7 KhoonMaaf, Barfi and Agneepath.
But that not all about her, Priyanka is also a great writer and has written columns for India’s national newspaper. In addition she has also participated in many philanthropic activities. To know more about her upcoming projects and her personality, you can simply follow her or can connect to her at