The author, S. Sapru is a senior journalist who has been associated with the leading newspapers – The India Express, The Pioneer and The Deccan Herald. Presently, Consulting Editor for the Reference Encyclopedia India 2001 and Consultant to Enbee Technologies, he is the winner of prestigious awards including the Press Foundation of Asia – Mitsubishi, Journalist of the year Award 1987. He is the author of many books based on his varied experiences as a journalist: among them are The News Merchants [A National Agency’s Partnership with an International Agency (1982)], The Pioneer Saga (1989) and the Sky Hawks.
1. Asian Journalist of the year – Press Foundation of Asia Mitsubishi – 1988
2. IVY Program, USA – 1987 – To Study Decision Making Process in US Foreign Policy.
3. Fellowship in Comm. Studies – East West Centre, Honolulu – Under Jefferson Fellowship Program 1979.
1. ISWA – New Delhi
2. Cross and Cockade (Great Britain)
3. IFWT – New Delhi
4. Press Club – New Delhi
5. Press Club – Chennai
6. Press Club – Bangalore
A great number of articles related to defence, geo-politics, aviation, human interest and politics have been published in various newspapers.