Award to Arnab Goswami GUWAHATI, Jan 17 – Television anchor and Editor-in-Chief of Times Now, Arnab Goswami, will be conferred the ‘Assamese of the Year’ award instituted by News Live, on January 21, said a press release.
The award, carrying a citation and cash of Rs 2 lakh, is scheduled to be given away by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at a function at the Pragjyotish ITA Centre, Machkhowa.
Goswami, who hails from Guwahati, would deliver a talk on ‘Changing face of terrorism and the role of media’ at the award function.
The annual award function coincides with the completion of two years of News Live, a satellite TV channel from the State,
In the first anniversary of News Live in 2009, music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award.