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Thursday, 5 April 2018

Century old Newspapers in India

The first newspaper in India—Hicky's Bengal Gazette—was started in 1780 under the British Raj by James Augustus Hicky.  Oher Newspaper that century old are -
  1.  The India Gazette,
  2.  The Calcutta Gazette,
  3.  The Madras Courier (1785), 
  4. The Bombay Herald(1789)
  5. The Bombay Samachar, founded in 1822 and printed in Gujarati is the oldest newspaper in Asia still in print.
  6. On May 30, 1826 Udant Martand (The Rising Sun), the first Hindi-language newspaper published in India, started from Calcutta (now Kolkata), published every Tuesday by Pt. Jugal Kishore Shukla.


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