News channels have always been a prime time entertainment and infotainment source among Indian TV watching audiences. The heavy mushrooming of huge number of live news channels and programmes testify of this fact. One of the most popular of these news channels is "Aaj Tak".
This is a 24-hour Hindi news television channel people love to watch and keep themselves updated on varied topics and burning issues across the nation. Owned by TV Today Network Ltd., Aaj Tak heavily translates as "Till Today" or "Up to the Minute". It is a free-to-air channel all over India. The live paid telecast of this channel started way back in the year 2006. The company started offering pay channel to international markets during this time of year.
Aaj Tak has won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best News Channel. The best part is that the channel has been winning this title for 13 successive years. It has also won many other accolades from industry including the Indian Telly Awards. As per a 2006 poll conducted jointly by the BBC and Reuters, of specific news sources impulsively mentioned by citizens of Indian, Aaj Tak was the most trusted platform in all respects.
Although the news runs 24 hours on the channels, it is quite difficult for people to catch up with news every hour owing to their busy schedule and inaccessibility of television everywhere. Luckily, the online streaming facility for Aaj Tak by many companies have made it easy for individuals to watch TV anytime, anywhere on their mobile phones, computers, laptops, and tablets.