afaqs! Techafaqs! Campus The Mobile Indian Jobswitch Kulzy

Best News Company's Samachar Plus to launch on June 15

Best News Company plans to become a seven-channel network by the end of 2013, which will include Hindi news channels and one religious channel.

Best News Company, which plans to become a seven-channel network by the end of 2013, will launch its first channel under the brand name Samachar Plus on June 15. The test signals for the channel will be up from June 7.

Samachar Plus

While the first channel launch will be targeted at the Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal markets, the following launches will be targeted at Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, and the Delhi and NCR region.

For the record, the seven-channel network will include six Hindi news channels and one religious channel. Atul Aggarwal, executive editor, Best News Company, confirms the development to afaqs!.

The television network will be headed by Umesh Kumar, company director and editor-in-chief. Amitabh Agnihotry is the managing editor of Best News Company.

It is pertinent to note here that Kumar is also the managing editor of News Network of India (NNI), which runs as a separate independent news agency that provides news to leading newspapers and channels. However, both Best News Company and News Network of India (NNI) will run as different entities.

Follow Anindita Sarkar

Major stories over the last 30 days
© 2014 afaqs!

Daily NewsLetter

Related Stories

BCCL to launch Bengali newspaper in September
Fourth Dimension Media Solutions to handle sales for V6 News