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CNN International's Delhi-based correspondent Sumnima Udas has been awarded ‘Journalist of the Year' at the inaugural Women's Empowerment (WE) Journalism Awards for her sensitive and incisive reporting on gender issues including the December 2012 New Delhi gang-rape, the plight of acid attack victims in India and the courageous stance taken by young Indian women, fighting back to ensure the safety of women in their neighbourhoods. The Awards held in Singapore, honour outstanding achievements in reporting on women's issues. Udas' work was recognised amongst entries by distinguished journalists across Asia Pacific including Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
This month CNNGo shakes it up in the island nation of Sri Lanka.
In the capital city of Colombo, Chef Dharshan Munidasa gives CNNGo a taste of the world renowned Sri Lankan seafood. It starts with a visit to his favorite place, the Negombo fish market, to get the freshest catch of the day, and ends with a scrumptious meal at his restaurant, Ministry of Crab.
Next, renowned media personalities Dilshan Michaels and Ishara introduce the newer side of the city. They show The Colombo Racecourse that was built in the 1800s but has now been renovated into an international rugby pitch before moving onto the Sky Lounge of the Kingsbury Hotel to view the classic Sri Lankan sunset.
On this month's ‘CNN Business Traveller', the team examines how to get the best value for money on the road.
Host Richard Quest sits down with the CEO of legacy carrier Malaysia Airlines in Kuala Lumpur and discovers what the airline is doing to try to turn around its business while still delivering high levels of service for its customers.
Last night at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards, CNN International was crowned News Channel of the Year for the second year running beating Sky News and the BBC News Channel, plus won the coveted Best News Coverage - International category for its outstanding reporting of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines beating ITN and BBC One.
CNN International today announced Ravi Agrawal as the New Delhi Bureau Chief. Agrawal will commence in this role with effect from April 1, 2014. Based in the country's capital, Agrawal will manage and oversee CNN's multi-platform newsgathering operations from India.
Agrawal is an award-winning CNN producer and has worked with the network across its London and US offices for eight years. He assumes this new role from being the senior producer of CNN's flagship Sunday program on world affairs ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS'.