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Head Office
The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.,
75, M.G. Road, Post Box No 5331,
Bangalore - 560001, India
Tel : 91 (80) 2588 0000
Fax : 91 (80) 2588 0165

Founder : K.N.Guruswamy
Vice President : D.B. Dutta
Editor : K.N. Tilak Kumar
Published By : The Printers ( Mysore) Private Limited

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
DH has a number of sister publications, all published in Kannada. The Deccan Herald's Supplements
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:

Metrolife :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.

Economy & 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.

Science & 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 (Tuesday) : 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.

DH 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.

Sportscene (Thursday) : 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.

Open 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.

DH Reality (Friday) : A real estate supplement, DH Reality carries real estate and property related articles and features.

Living (Saturday) : 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 (Sunday) : Articulations is a weekly art and literature supplement. It carries interesting fiction, book reviews, interviews and also debates on education.

Sunday 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
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