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The Times of India

The paper's front page after 11 July 2006 Mumbai train bombings
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet

Owner Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
Editor-in-Chief Jaideep Bose
Founded 1838
Political allegiance Conservative[1]
Language English
Headquarters New Delhi
OCLC 23379369

Website: timesofindia.com

The Times of India (TOI) is a leading English-language broadsheet daily newspaper in India. It is owned and managed by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. (The Times Group). The newspaper has the widest circulation among all English-language broadsheets in India.[2] In 2005, the newspaper reported that (with a circulation of over 2.4 million) it was certified by the Audit Bureau of Circulations as the world's largest selling English broadsheet newspaper.[3] Newspaper Marketing Agency File links The following pages link to this file: The Times Categories: Public domain images ... Map showing the Western line and blast locations. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... Bennett, Coleman & Co. ... Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... Indian English comprises several dialects or varieties of English spoken primarily in India, and/or by first generation Indian diaspora elsewhere in the world. ... , This article is about the capital city of India. ... The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) was founded in 1967 and originally named the Ohio College Library Center. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... A newspaper is a lightweight and disposable publication (more specifically, a periodical), usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint. ... Bennett, Coleman & Co. ...

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History

The Times of India was founded on November 3, 1838 as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce[4], and served the British colonists of western India. It adopted its present name in 1861. Published every Saturday and Wednesday, The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce was launched as a bi-weekly edition. It contained news from Europe, the Americas, and the Subcontinent, and was conveyed between India and Europe via regular steamships. The daily editions of the paper were started from 1850 and by 1861, the Bombay Times was renamed The Times of India. In the 19th century this newspaper company employed more than 800 people and had a sizable circulation in India and Europe. Originally British-owned and controlled, its last British editor was Ivor S. Jehu, who resigned the editorship in 1950. It was after India's Independence that the ownership of the paper passed on to the then famous industrial family of Dalmiyas and later it was taken over by Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain of the Sahu Jain group from Bijnore, UP. is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Anthem God Save The King-Emperor The British Indian Empire, 1909 Capital Calcutta (1858 - 1912) New Delhi (1912 - 1947) Language(s) Hindustani, English and many others Government Monarchy Emperor of India  - 1858-1901 Victoria¹  - 1901-1910 Edward VII  - 1910-1936 George V  - 1936 Edward VIII  - 1936-1947 George VI Viceroy... A map of West India. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... World map showing the Americas The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere historically considered to consist of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... Map of South Asia (see note on Kashmir) A subcontinent is a large part of a continent. ... Sahu Jain is an important industrial family of India. ... , Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: , Urdu: , IPA:  , translation: Northern Province), [often referred to as U.P.], located in central-south Asia and northern India, is the most populous and fifth largest state in the Republic of India. ...


The Times of India is published by the media group Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. This company, along with its other group companies, known as The Times Group, also publishes The Economic Times, Mumbai Mirror, the Navbharat Times (a Hindi-language daily broadsheet), the Maharashtra Times (a Marathi-language daily broadsheet). Popular press redirects here; note that the University of Wisconsin Press publishes under the imprint The Popular Press. Mass media is a term used to denote a section of the media specifically envisioned and designed to reach a very large audience such as the population of a nation state. ... The Economic Times, launched in 1961, is Indias largest financial daily and the worlds second largest financial daily after The Wall Street Journal, with a daily readership of over 650,000 copies. ... Mumbai Mirror is Indias first compact newspaper being more of a tabloid than anything else in the city of Mumbai. ... Navbharat Times is the largest Hindi Daily in Delhi and Bombay. ... Hindi (DevanāgarÄ«: or , IAST: , IPA:  ), an Indo-European language spoken all over India in varying degrees and extensively in northern and central India, is one of the 22 official languages of India and is used, along with English, for central government administrative purposes. ... Maharashtra Times is a Marathi daily newspaper which enjoys the second largest readership* in Mumbai, India. ... Marathi (मराठी ) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of western India. ...


In January 2007, the Kannada edition of the paper was launched in Bangalore. Kannada - aptly described as sirigannada (known to few as Kanarese) is one of the oldest Dravidian languages and is spoken in its various dialects by roughly 45 million people. ... , For other uses, see Bangalore (disambiguation). ...


The company has launched a controversial new business initiative, called "Private Treaties," offering to take an equity stake in a company in exchange for advertising[5].


The Chennai edition of the daily is released from 14th of April, 2008.


Notable people associated with the Times of India

Indu Jain is the chairperson of Indias second largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. ... Jug Suraiya Jug Suraiya is the Associate Editor of the Times of India, Delhi, an author and a cartoonist besides being a columnist. ... A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ... Cartoonist Jack Elrod at work. ... Young Shashi Tharoor Shashi Tharoor (Born 9 March 1956 in London) was the official candidate of India for the succession to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 2006, and came second out of seven official candidates in the race. ... Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar is a noted Indian economist and journalist. ... A drawing by R. K. Laxman for R.K. Narayans Malgudi Days Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman (b. ... The Common Man is the creation of author and cartoonist R.K. Laxman. ...

Supplements

The Times of India comes with several city-specific supplements, such as Delhi Times, Bombay Times,Hyderabad Times , Lucknow Times, Bangalore Times, Pune Times and Chennai Times The Delhi Times is a free supplement of The Times of India, in the Delhi region. ... The Bombay Times is a free supplement of The Times of India, in the Bombay region. ... The Hyderabad Times is a free daily supplement of The Times of India Hyderabad edition, only in Hyderabad city. ...


Other regular supplements include:

Mumbai Mirror is Indias first compact newspaper being more of a tabloid than anything else in the city of Mumbai. ... Times Life is a glossy supplement that goes free with the Sunday issue of The Times of India (the sunday issue is also referred to as Sunday Times). ...

References

  1. ^ World Newspapers and Magazines: India. Worldpress.org.
  2. ^ "Dailies add 12.6 million readers: NRS", The Hindu, August 29, 2006. Retrieved on 2007-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Times now Masthead of the World", The Times of India, June 26, 2005. Retrieved on 2007-10-16. 
  4. ^ The Times of India turns the Times of Colour. Televisionpoint.com (April 26, 2006). Retrieved on 2007-10-16.
  5. ^ Salil Tripathi on Private Treaties. SAJAforum.org (January 22, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-22.

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External links

  • The Times of India website
  • The Times of India ePaper (Epaper - Digital Replica of the newspaper)
  • Times Syndication Service Content licensing and syndication wing of The Times Group.

  Results from FactBites:
 
The Times of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (734 words)
The Times of India, often abbreviated as TOI, one of India's leading daily newspapers, has the highest circulation amongst English language daily broadsheets in the world.
ToI was founded on November 3, 1838 as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce, and served the British residents of western India.
Times Ascent Appointments advertising section, goes with all editions of The Times of India on Wednesday.
The Times Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (639 words)
The Times Group is one of the largest media services conglomerates in India and currently dominates the newspaper and media business in the country.
Mumbai Mirror India's largest circulated compact newspaper, circulated free in the city of Mumbai.
This later came to be known as The Illustrated Weekly of India in 1923.
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