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HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. HT Media (BSE, NSE) has today grown to become one of India’s largest media companies.Produced by an editorial team known for its quality, innovation and integrity, Hindustan Times (English newspaper) and Hindustan (Hindi newspaper through a subsidiary Hindustan Media Ventures Limited),Hindustan Times is the choice for nearly 3.7 million readers across India, who turn to it daily for news, information, analysis and entertainment. Hindustan, the group’s Hindi daily, continues to be the second-largest daily in the country with a total readership of 36.6 million,(based 0n Indian Readership Survey (IRS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2011. Both dailies enjoy a strong brand recognition among readers as well as advertisers.

HT Media has also made its foray into electronic media. Diversifying its ambit of operations, the company in a consulting partnership with Virgin Radio, has launched the FM radio channel – Fever 104. Currently available in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata, Fever 104 has established a strong presence as being one of the most vibrant channels on air. In a short span, the channel’s rise has been meteoric considering its position in Mumbai and Bengaluru at No. 1 and in Delhi as the No. 2 station on the popularity charts.

Internet businesses of HT Media incorporated under Firefly e-ventures, operate leading web portals Hindustantimes.com and livemint.com in the general and business news categories respectively. The company’s job portal Shine.com which has received high appreciation from consumers and industry for its innovative design and usability crossed 7 million registrations. Desimartini.com -a platform to discover and express oneself on movies. The company also has an education portal www.HTCampus.com aimed at students passing out of school and college to help them take the right decision about their higher education.


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From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times As per new TRAI rules, the telecom operators may face a maximum penalty of Rs 10 lakh for call drops which will now be measured at mobile tower level instead the telecom circle level.In a stern message to telecom operators, DoT on Thursday said the industry can’t give excuses like
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Aerospace manufacturer Boeing is examining the issue of windshield cracks on its 787 Dreamliners after Air India witnessed three such incidents in the recent past.Earlier this month, a Delhi-Kolkata plane was forced to return to the Indira Gandhi International airport here
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan remained non-committal on Thursday on cutting excise duty on petrol and diesel, which have touched record highs, saying the government was keeping a close watch on the situation.Petrol price rose to Rs 71.56 per litre in Delhi on Thursday, the
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Budget carrier SpiceJet has sent an expat pilot back to home after he allegedly failed in the mandatory pre-flight alcohol test.The pilot, a first officer, had been working for a Turkish carrier, which has wet-leased some of its aircraft to the Gurgaon-based airline, SpiceJet said
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Thursday reported a decline in consolidated net profit for the seventh straight quarter to Rs 305.8 crore for the three month period ended December 31, 2017 on account of tariff war in the industry.The cut in mobile call connection
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Axact, a Karachi-based software firm accused of amassing millions of dollars through an internet degree scam, has allegedly extorted “legalisation fees” from holders of its bogus degrees in the UAE, according to a media report.Call centre agents in Pakistan are impersonating UAE



From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The price of smartphones is likely to go up as the government proposes to levy a special additional duty of 2% on a component that accounts for nearly 30% of a phone’s manufacturing cost.That means handset manufacturers, domestic or foreign, will have to pay the extra duty if they
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The US technology titan opened its annual Build Conference by highlighting programs with artificial intelligence that could tap into services in the internet “cloud” and even take advantage of computing power in nearby machines.Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella opens the US
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Labour’s national campaigns co-ordinator said it was not a manifesto but simply a draft of policy ideas.Britain’s opposition Labour party on Thursday sought to shrug off the apparent leak of its manifesto for the next month’s election, which includes its view on Brexit talks.The
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The Lok Sabha rejected five amendments moved by the Rajya Sabha to pass the finance bill on Thursday, completing the budgetary exercise well before the start of the next financial year.However, finance minister Arun Jaitley invited suggestions from political parties – including
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged his officials to explore new technologies for ramping up road-building and boosting coal output, as part of the broader objective of pushing economic growth.In his periodic review of infrastructure sector on Tuesday, Modi asked NITI Aayog to
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Overwhelming response from retail investors in the share sale of National Aluminium Company helped the government kick off the new financial year’s disinvestment programme.Small investors bid 3.2 times over while high-networth individuals and institutional buyers bid 1.8 times



From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Switzerland for Davos summit, an international survey has ranked him among the top three leaders of the world.An annual survey by Gallup International has put Prime Minister Modi at number three among the global leaders.The
From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Satyapal Singh said all work on Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of the river Ganga should be expedited.Union minister of state for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Satyapal Singh on Thursday asked the officials of National Mission for Clean