New Delhi, Mar 20 The Associated Journals Limited, a company founded in 1937 by Jawaharlal Nehru, today said it has appointed journalist Mrinal Pande as Group Senior Editorial Advisor.
Pande has earlier served as editor of 'Saptahik Hindustan' and later as group editor of Hindi publications of the Hindustan Times group.
The first Indian woman to be the editor-in-chief of a multi-edition national daily newspaper, she was chairperson of the Prasar Bharti and is the founder president of the Indian Women's Press Corps. She is also a Padma Shri awardee.
AJL also announced the appointment of Zafar Agha as Group Editor-in-Chief for its newspapers and digital properties with immediate effect. Agha, most recently Editor-in-Chief of 'Qaumi Awaz', according to a statement issued by it.
AJL is the publisher of newspapers National Herald (English), Qaumi Awaz (Urdu) and Navjivan (Hindi).