International Writers Award 2014
London: Author of the popular Harry Potter novel series J K Rowling and Chairman of Zee News Subhash Chandra have been selected for prestigious International Writers Award-2014 for fantasy writing and news reporting respectively, according to Dr Adish C Aggarwala, President of International Commission of Writers.
The awards was presented in the International Conference of Jurists & Writers in London on June 23 in the presence of Chief Justices, Judges, Ministers, editors, writers and diplomats.
This is a moment of glory for India since it is the first time two Indians have been nominated to receive the coveted award.
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THE International Commission of Writers has also selected Mexican Ambassador to UK Diego Gomez Pickering for the award.
Dr Aggarwala, President of International Commission of Writers informed that Media Rights Activist Bob Satchwell too has been selected for the award.
Accepting the award, Bob said that it is only a free media that can properly serve the public because it is seen to be independent and holding all sides to account.
THE award, instituted by the International Commission of Writers, was presented by Mr. Justice Peter Tomka, President of the International Court of Justice, at a ceremony in London.