Zee News Ltd
Zee News Limited (ZNL) touches the lives of millions of Indians through a cluster of news and regional entertainment channels. Its mission is to "inform, entertain and empower".
Specific channels operated by ZNL include Zee News, Zee Business, Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Punjabi, Zee Gujarati, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada and Zee 24 Taas, the first 24-hour Marathi news channel. 24 Ghanta, a 24-hour Bangla news channel is operated by a subsidiary company known as Zee Akaash News Private Limited.
Zee News, the news and current affairs channel, is the oldest channel of ZNL and has taken giant strides ever since its inception in 1992. It was the first 24-hour Hindi current affairs and news channel in the country. In spite of being the only pay channel in its genre, it maintains its position among the top three Hindi news channels in the country. In North India, Zee News is a strong contender for the number one position in the market. It has consistently won awards for its programming and marketing activities, including awards at the EMMVIES 2004, Indian Telly Awards and The Indian Marketing Awards.
Zee Business was launched in November 2004 and is rated as the number one Hindi business news channel. It has won the Consumer Award for the Best Business Hindi News Channel for the last two years.
Zee News Limited also supplies content to the international broadcasting business of Zee in USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.