Published on Thursday, November 17, 2011
Al Jazeera Network to launch Hindi news channel
Agencies


Latest News

Quatar-based Al Jazeera Network plans to launch a Hindi news channel in India. The network, which is about to launch its English news channel, Al Jazeera English, plans to launch the Hindi channel within a year, tentatively towards the end of 2012.

The network also plans to bring some of its international channels to the country in due course of time.

Meanwhile, it is all set to enter the country officially with the launch of its English news channel today. Interestingly, it has tied up with direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Dish TV to reach Indian households.

According to Al Antsey, managing director, Al Jazeera English, the network has taken a different approach by opting for DTH as a route to enter the country. He explains, "We want to be sure that we are available in the important markets and through DTH, we can easily achieve that. At the same time, we are in talks with various cable operators to make sure that our channel reaches cable homes, too. In one year, we intend to make the English news channel available across all DTH platforms and within five years, we would like to have a pan-India presence."

The network received the up-linking and down-linking permission from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in December, 2010. Currently, it is available on cable in select states such as Kerala, West Bengal, Kashmir and a few parts of North India. Al Jazeera English is a free-to-air news channel.

Express your comment on this article
 
Yashwant ramteke
Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Al Jazeera Network plans to launch a Hindi news channel in India I intrested the Hindi news reprotig Jobs my distt complete naxali affacted
udham singh
Posted on Saturday, July 27, 2013
i want share indian news in your channel as a reporter,plese give me a chance.
G. Koickaleth
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011
It is a welcome news as it came at a time when the credibility of Indian Media is at question. It is a good venture for both India as the emerging economic power and Al Jazeera for the market India offer. It is amzing story how AlJezeera craved a niche for it in the broad casting world dominated BBC,CNN and other media Mughals. The so called indpendent stand of the broadcasters are a myth and most of the medias have their own bias.

With Hindi, they will eventually enter the regional languages bringing some fresh standards as most of these channels now cleberate medicrity as master craft.
Ahalan Va Sahlan Al Jazeera

Raj
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011
LOL want to apply for a job? without out giving a second thought and Jazeera entering Indian media? which is already a biased media sold out and carrying paid news and lobbying? for corruption Jazeera entering India its not a good new since Jazeera is another such channel with biased views towards many countries.
sima
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011
Quatar-based Al Jazeera Network plans to launch a Hindi news channel in India just wants to know there any office in kuwait we will apply for job for news representative




Name  
Email    
Comment
characters remaining  
Human Verification Code Type the Numbers you see in the picture below.


Disclaimer: The views expressed here are strictly personal and IndiansinKuwait.com does not hold any responsibility on them. We shall endeavour to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libellous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.
IIK Special...
Image
Man with a Vision to Fly High with Maharaja, Mr.Ajay Sinha
Born and brought up at Delhi, Mr Ajay Sinha, Country Manager, Air India, Kuwait joined Air India at...

Image
Down the lane of makeovers, the Kuwaiti Dinar
Ever since the installation of an independent currency for Kuwait in 1961, the Kuwaiti Dinar, it ha...

Image
Mahatma Gandhi lives in Kuwait
The title might jolt the readers out of their senses. When IndiansinKuwait.com staff met Mi...

Image
Corporate Lessons from a Comedian
Sometimes comedians can make serious sense! The other day I was watching an interview (https://www....

12345678910...
IIK Dine Out...
Image
Enjoy the Rich Exotic Cuisine at Oriental Restaurant
One thing that a person just can’t resist is a platter of delectable food. Oriental Restaurant a m...

IIK Sports...
Image
Kozhikode District Association, Kuwait conducting Shuttle Badminton tournament.
Kozhikode District Association, Kuwait conducts Shuttle Badminton tournament on 7th November 2014, ...

Image
KIFF Season Kicks off in Grand Style
The much anticipated KIFF season kicked off in a grand style on 17th October 2014 at the Bayan grou...

Image
SEPT Kuwait Football Training Academy -2014 Registrations Begun
SEPT Kuwait (Sports & Education Professional Training) have commenced its registration for the admi...

What's On...
Oct
24
Image
THANIMA organizing ONATHANIMA on 24th October 2014
Oct
24
Image
Kuwait Canara Welfare Association(KCWA) conducting sports meet 2014
Oct
24
Image
National Service Society(NSS) organizing Onam 2014 on 24th October 2014
Oct
24
Image
Buntara Sangha Kuwait (BSK) organizing mega event "Buntaayana- Sangama 2014”
Oct
24
Image
Konni Nivasi Sangamam,celebrating “Onam 2014" on 24th Oct 2014
Oct
25
Image
FOCUS Kuwait celebrating 8th Anniversary “FOCUS FEST-2014”
Oct
27
Image
Breast Cancer Awareness Day on 27 Oct 2014
Oct
27
Image
Sri Sri Yoga Workshop from 27th October to 31st October 2014
Oct
30
Image
Friends of Kannur Lady’s wing organizing 'Vanitha Fest 2014'
Oct
30
Image
OICC Kozhikode District Convention on 30th October 2014
Oct
31
Image
IKFS to conduct seminar on Aspect of College Ragging and Potential loss of children to Parents
Oct
31
Image
Souhridavedhi Kuwait Kuumbasangamom
Oct
31
Image
Kuwait Koipram Block Pravasi Association Onam Celebration
Oct
31
Image
Chitragupt Society, Kuwait, to hold Diwali Milan celebrations
Oct
31
Image
Kozhikode District Association organizing V.K Krishna Menon remembrance functions.
Nov
2
Image
TEF to organize 5th edition of Technological Innovations Conference & Exposition (TICE)
Nov
7
Image
Konkani Drama in Kuwait - Lopes Brothers to be at Their Best in ‘Sath Panvdde’
Nov
7
Image
Konkani Stage ‘Emperor’ to perform in Kuwait on 7th November
Nov
7
Image
ALMASS, 2nd Anniversary celebration & General Body Meeting on 07th November 2014
Nov
7
Image
Vanithavedi Kuwait conducting competition for “Thiruvathirakali”
Nov
7
Image
Launching of Progressive Professional Forum
Nov
7
Image
Kozhikode District Association, Kuwait conducting Shuttle Badminton tournament.
Nov
8
Image
Education UK Exhibition in Kuwait on 8th November 2014
Nov
9
Image
I E I Organizing 47th Engineers Day-2014
Nov
10
Image
Indian Women’s Association conducting Medical Seminar “Breaking the Chains of Addiction”
Nov
13
Image
TCB Organizes World Quality Day Seminar on 13th Nov 2014
Nov
14
Image
IIT IIM Alumni Asscociation - Kuwait organizing Kuwait Open Quiz 2014
Nov
14
Image
Kala(Art) Kuwait “NIRAM-2014” Children’s Day Painting Competition on 14th November 2014
Nov
19
Image
Youth Chorus organizing the Nineth Christian Group Song Competition
Nov
21
Image
Goan Welfare Society-Kuwait oragnizing Goa Day on 21st Nov 2014
Nov
21
Image
PALPAK organizing Mega Event (Music Fest-14) on 21st November
Dec
5
Image
Christmas Party for Kids on 5th of December, 2014
Dec
28
Image
‘AIP Meritorious Awards Nite 2014’ on December 28
Its your portal, its your platform, so get involved.




NEWS
WHATS'ON
ASSOCIATION NEWS
EDUCATION
IIK TECH
IIK SPORTS
LIFE STYLE
YATRA
DINE-OUT
AUTOMOBILE
IIK YOUNG REPORTER
CLASSIFIEDS
FORUM
GREETINGS
GALLERY
ENTERTAINMENT
PLACES IN KUWAIT
CONTACT US