In its 78th annual general meeting, the Indian Newspaper Society elected Akila Urankar, from the Business Standard, as its new president for the year 2017-18.
Urankar, who was the deputy president, now succeeds Somesh Sharma of Rashtradoot Saptahik as the society head. The new deputy president is Jayant Mammen Mathew (Malayala Manorama), while Shailesh Gupta (mid-day) was elected vice-president.
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