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The Deccan Herald is one of the renowned newspapers of India ruling the
market in the state of Karnataka. In fact, The Deccan Herald is the largest
English language daily newspaper in the state. Also called the 'DH', its
first edition hit the streets on June 16, 1948. Published by the Printers (
Mysore) Private Limited, it offers a number of editions from Bangalore,
Hubli, Mysore, Mangalore and Gulbarga.
With its head office on MG Road, Bangalore, the newspaper from the past 54
years has been working non stop providing authentic news coverages to the
masses. The paper through its news shows reflection of optimism and has
become the voice of the poor and underprivileged. The unbiased and informed
commentary on events and developments is the special feature of the paper.
The paper hasn't forgotten to supply value to the readers with its coverage
of national and world happenings in a comprehensive and analytical style.
History of The Deccan Herald
The Deccan Herald was started in 1948 by K.N.Guruswamy, just one year after
India's independence. K.N. Guruswamy was a man of great vision and he
started the newspaper keeping in mind various apsects of society and nation
as well. The focus still remains the same.
Popular Columnists of The Deccan Herald
A number of country's renowned journalists and writers are associated with
The Deccan Herald. Some of the columnists of Deccan Herald are:
The Deccan Herald Sister Publications
- Kuldip Nayar
- Khushwant Singh
- NJ Nanporia
- Tavleen Singh
- Swami Sukhabodhananda
- Bittu Sehgal
- Suresh Menon
- Shreekumar Verma
DH has a number of sister publications, all published in Kannada.
The Deccan Herald's Supplements
: A daily newspaper
: A weekly magazine
A monthly magazine
The Deccan Herald through its variety of supplements caters to the needs of
various group of readers. Some of the supplements of The Deccan Herald are:
Started on November 28, 2002 in Bangalore, the eight page tabloid
supplement covers the latest happenings in and around Bangalore. Metrolife
contains interesting articles and features on civic issues in the city,
eating joints, shopping, fashion, real estate and crime.
& Business (Monday) :
A weekly supplement, Economy and Business is
devoted to commerce and trade industry of India. The supplement also brings
in an international perspective on financial issues, using interviews based
articles and features on global developments from outside India
publications. The COMMENT column of the supplement analyses various
financial issues like policy decisions and other corporate events.
& Technology (Tuesday) :
Science & Technology supplement is
attributed to articles on science and technology. In addition it also
carries articles on agriculture, development, health, industry, ecology and
research and development.
Spectrum is a weekly supplement and carries a variety of
articles related to people of Karnataka. The supplement also contains
profiles of important personalities and development stories from the
districts of the state.
Avenues (Wednesday ) :
Avenues carries career related articles and also
focuses on personnel and corporate management issues. Other highlights of
the weekly supplement include features on various aspects of human resource
development and organizational behaviour by management gurus. Appointment
advertisements are also published in Avenues.
A weekly supplement, Sportscene is devoted to sports around
the world. It carries the reviews and previews on sporting action happened
the week past or going to happen in the week. Sportscene also covers sports
personalities and has the Opinion column and the Response section for
readers to express their views on sports.
Sesame (Friday) :
Open Sesame is an eight page tabloid supplement for
kids. It carries some of the the best children's writing from the country.
Reality (Friday) :
A real estate supplement, DH Reality carries real
estate and property related articles and features.
Living is a weekly supplement focussing on the home and
family and the life style as well. The supplement carries articles on dress
codes, home decor, gardening, child rearing, relationships, attitudes, table
manners, home remedies etc.
Articulations is a weekly art and literature supplement. It
carries interesting fiction, book reviews, interviews and also debates on
Herald (Sunday) :
A weekly supplement, Sunday Herald covers strong
thought provoking and mainstream concerned issues. Besides, it carries
regular features on consumer issues, green subjects, animal welfare,
gardening, bridge, crossword and offbeat travelogues. The Entertainment
section of the Sunday Herald keep the readers updated with the latest
happening in showbiz.
The Deccan Herald in Internet
The Deccan Herald launched its Internet edition on April 15, 1996. Today,
The Deccan Heralad has its online edition and ePaper. Online editions of the
group include :
- online edition The Deccan Herald
- ePaper The Deccan Herald
A Kannada daily