Ananya Dasgupta is a senior anchor with CNN-IBN. She has been active in the field of journalism for eight years, handling both news anchoring and reporting assignments. Ananya studied at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She was also awarded the prestigious Chevening scholarship in 2005. Ananya has reported on several prestigious assignments in the course of her career and has travelled with the Prime Minister and senior cabinet ministers. But now she's better known as the breaking news anchor, having handled a number of big newsbreaks on CNN-IBN - someone who is unruffled even in the most difficult news situation - you'll find her on an off-day meeting up with friends, watching "friends" on tv, or indulging in her latest passion - cooking.