Asian News International

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Asian News International
News agency
IndustryMedia, News media
FoundedDecember 9, 1971; 48 years ago (1971-12-09) in New Delhi, India[1]
FounderPrem Prakash
New Delhi
Area served
India, South Asia
Key people
OwnerANI Media Private Limited[2]

Asian News International (ANI) is an Indian news agency based in New Delhi that provides syndicated multimedia news feed to multiple news-bureaus in India and beyond.[3][4][5] Established by Prem Prakash, it was the first agency in India to syndicate video news.[6] As of 2019, it is the biggest news agency in India; Smita Prakash is the Editor-in-Chief and is married to the CEO, Sanjiv Prakash.


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  1. ^ "ANI MEDIA PRIVATE LIMITED - Company, directors and contact details". Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Terms & Conditions".
  3. ^ Shrivastava, K. M. (2007). News Agencies from Pigeon to Internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN 9781932705676.
  4. ^ Paterson, Chris A.; Sreberny, Annabelle (2004). International News in the 21st Century. Georgetown University Press. p. 122. ISBN 9781860205965.
  5. ^ "Footaging It Fleetly". Outlook India Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-29.
  6. ^ Saxena, Sunil. Web Journalism-The Craft & Technology. Tata McGraw-Hill Education. p. 16. ISBN 9780070680838.