Zee Media Corporation Ltd is one of India's foremost media companies with a strong presence in the national and regional news genre. The company was incorporated as Zee Sports Limited on August 27, 1999. The name of the company was changed to Zee News Limited in May 27, 2004 and further to Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL) with effect from July 6, 2013. ZMCL touches the lives of millions of Indians through a clutch of national and regional news channels.
The specific channels operated by Zee Media Corporation Ltd are Zee News, India 's first 24X7 Hindi news channel, Zee Business, Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal, Zee Madhya Pradesh Chattisgarh, Zee 24 Taas, the first 24-hour Marathi news channel, Zee Kalinga and India 24X7. 24 Ghanta, a 24 hour Bangla news channel is operated by a subsidiary company known as Zee Akaash News Private Limited. While Maurya TV Private Limited, another Subsidiary company operates 'Maurya TV' a regional channel targeting Bihar & Jharkhand region. ZMCL also supplies content to the international broadcasting business of Zee in USA, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Apart from News Channels, ZMCL operates a English daily News Paper 'dna' through Diligent Media Corporation Limited, another subsidiary of the Company.