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The hindu

  2. 2. Founded -20 September 1878  Type Daily newspaper  Format Broadsheet  Owner Kasturi and Sons Limited  Publisher The Hindu Group  Editor Siddharth Varadarajan  Political alignment Left-leaning, Independe
  3. 3.    Language English Headquarters Kasturi Buildings, 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002 Circulation 1,466,304 daily Official website
  4. 4.           1940: First to introduce colour. 1963: First to own fleet of aircraft for distribution. 1969: First to adopt facsimile system of page transmission. 1980: First to use computer aided photo composing. 1986: First to use satellite for facsimile transmission. 1994: First to adopt wholly computerised integration of text and graphics in page make-up and remote imaging. 1994: The Hindu launches Business Line. 1995: First newspaper to go on Internet. 2012: The Hindu in School was launched in 2 April for students. 2013: The Hindu launches its Tamil version on 16 Septembe
  5. 5.    Official website - English Mobile website - English Online edition (ePaper) - English
  6. 6.  The Hindu Business Line - Business Daily  Sportstar - Weekly Sports magazine  Frontline - Fortnightly magazine  Survey of Indian Industry - An annual review on Indian Industries  Survey of Indian Agriculture - An annual review on Indian Agriculture  Survey of the Environment - An annual review of the Environment  Indian Cricket - An annual record book on Cricket  The Hindu Index - Monthly and Cumulated Annual  Special Publications under the series THE HINDU SPEAKS ON Libraries: Information Technology, Management, Education, Religious Values, Music, Scientific Facts.  Special Publication under the series FROM THE PAGES OF THE HINDU: Mahatma Gandhi - The Last 200 days.
  7. 7.  The Hindu was founded in Madras on 20 September 1878 as a weekly by four law students (T. T. Rangachariar, P. V. Rangachariar, D. Kesava Rao Pantulu and N. Subba Rao Pantulu) led by G. Subramania Iyer, a school teacher from Tanjore district and M. Veeraraghavachariar, a lecturer at Pachaiyappa's College
  8. 8.  The Hindu was started to support the campaign of Sir T. Muthuswamy Iyer for a judgeship at the Madras High Court and to counterbalance the propaganda against him carried out by the Anglo-Indian press. The Hindu was one of the many newspapers of the period established to protest against the discriminatory policies of the British government in India.
  9. 9.   About 80 copies of the inaugural issue were printed at Srinidhi Press, Georgetown on one rupee and twelves annas of borrowed money. Subramania Iyer became the first editor and Veeraraghavachariar, the first managing director of the newspaper.
  10. 10.   The paper was initially liberal in its outlook and supported the continuation of British rule in India The paper initially printed from Srinidhi Press but later moved on Scottish Press, then, The Hindu Press, Mylapore, and finally to the National Press on Mount Road
  11. 11.    Started as a weekly newspaper, the paper became a tri-weekly in 1883 and an evening daily in 1889. A single copy of the newspaper was priced at four annas The offices moved to rented premises at 100 Mount Road on 3 December 1883 The newspaper started printing at its own press there, named "The National Press," which was established on borrowed capital as public subscriptions were not forthcoming.
  12. 12.   The building itself became The Hindu's in 1892, after the Maharaja of Vizianagaram, Pusapati Ananda Gajapati Raju, gave The National Press a loan both for the building and to carry out needed expansion The Hindu's home till 1939, there issued a quarto-size paper with a front-page full of advertisements—a practice that came to an end only in 1958 when it followed the lead of its idol, the pre-Thomson Times—and three back pages also at the service of the advertiser.
  13. 13. In the late 1980s when its ownership passed into the hands of the family's younger members, a change in political leaning was observed.  The Hindu as a left-leaning independent newspaper.  In 1987–88 The Hindu's coverage of the Bofors arms deal scandal, a series of document-backed exclusives set the terms of the national political discourse on this subject. 
  14. 14. On Mondays Metro Plus Business Review Education Plus  On Tuesdays Metro Plus Young World Book Review On Wednesdays Metro Plus Job Opportunities On Thursdays Metro Plus Nxg Science, Engineering, Technology & Agriculture 
  15. 15.    On Fridays Friday Features Cinema Plus On Saturdays Metro Plus Weekend Property Plus On Sundays Weekly Magazine Downtown Retail Plus Classifieds Open Page Literary Review , every first Sunday
  16. 16.        A close up view of the entrance to Kasturi Buildings, the head office of The Hindu M. Veeraraghavachariar (1878–1904) S. Kasturi Ranga Iyengar (1904–1923) K. Srinivasan (1923–1959) G. Narasimhan (1959–1977) N. Ram (1977–2011) K. Balaji (2011 – present)
  17. 17.              Editors G. Subramania Iyer (1878–1898) C. Karunakara Menon (1898–1905) Kasturi Ranga Iyengar (1905–1923) S. Rangaswami Iyengar (1923–1926) K. Srinivasan (1926–1928) A. Rangaswami Iyengar (1928–1934) K. Srinivasan (1934–1959) S. Parthasarathy (1959–1965) G. Kasturi (1965–1991) N. Ravi (1991–2003) N. Ram (2003–2012) Siddharth Varadarajan (2012–present)
  18. 18.  Magazine: Published on Sundays Retail Plus: Published on Sundays Open Page: Published on Sundays Literary Review: Published every first Sunday Classifieds: Published every first Sunday Downtown: Published on Sundays Business Review: Published on Mondays MetroPlus: Published on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Education Plus: Published on Mondays with an update on Tuesdays Book Review: Published on Tuesdays Young World: Published on Tuesdays Opportunities: Published on Wednesdays SciTech: Published on Thursdays NXg: Published on Thursdays Friday Review: Published on Fridays Cinema Plus: Published on Sundays
  19. 19.  MetroPlus Weekend: Published on Fridays,Saturdays Events 1997 - 2010: Summary of Events under National, International, Sport & Obituary Ceased features: Quest: Newspaper in Education - Published once in a month Life: Feature Published daily Folio: Special feature with Sunday Magazine once in six weeks
  20. 20. Categories: Cartoons Development Health Humour InfoTech Investment Management Marketing Music Sports Sportstar Travel
  21. 21. Forever Young - Collector's Edition: Forever Young is a collector's edition and a treasury for children of all ages. Mahatma Gandhi: The Last 200 days: Diary of events starting on the 15th of July, 1947 to 30th January, 1948