Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 11

Name of all newspapers in that language

Gujarati Newspapers

Sandesh Leading Gujarati newspaper focusing on local, national and world news as well as sports, astrology, jobs, matrimonials, real estate, and health career. Based in Ahmedabad newspaper also published from Baroda, Surat, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. Founded in 1923 Sandesh also publishes Gujarati weekly and Sandesh International from Chicago, Illinois, USA. The Supplements of Sandesh are Health, Career, Nari, Ardha Saptahik, Shraddha, Nakshatra, Cine Sandesh, Kids world, Sanskar, and Stree.

Divya Bhaskar One of the most widely read and circulated newspaper in Gujarat.

Gujarat Samachar Major Gujarati newspaper contains articles about latest news, regional news, national and international news, sports, entertainment, business. Gujarat Samachar published from Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Mumbai and New York.

Bombay Samachar Bombay Samachar is one of the oldest continuously published newspapers in India. The newspaper was founded in 1823 and published from Mumbai.

Jai Hind Daily Gujarati-language newspaper published in Rajkot. The newspaper contains articles about national news, local news, special report, sports, crime, health news and tips, matrimonial, and more.

Nobat Gujarati evening daily from Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Phulchhab Gujarati daily newspaper published in Rajkot, Gujarat.

Nobat Gujarati evening daily based in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Sambhav Ahmedabad based newspaper.

Sambhaav Supplement For Children Includes articles about literature for kids, culture and festivals, grammar, moms' zone, music and dance, cartoons, poem, story, and more.

Millat Bilingual (Gujarati and Urdu) newspaper.

Name of all magazines in that language

Chitralekha Gujarati Magazine published by Chitralekha group also published JEE Gujarati film magazine. Founded in 1950 Chitralekha published weekly Gujarat Darpan Free Gujarati Monthly Magazine

http://www.w3newspapers.com/india/gujarati-magazines/ - Jankalyan (Gujarati) (monthly) - Geeta dharma (Gujarati) (monthly) - Sandesh panchang (Gujarati) (annual) You might want to check out these websites: http://www.alibnet.org/Services.html http://www.navajivantrust.org/ Gujaratiprakruti.
Gujarati is an Indo-Aryan language, and part of the greater Indo-European language family. There are about 46.1 million speakers of Gujarati worldwide, making it the 26th most spoken native language in the world. Coming to Gujarati magazines, there are some very popular Gujarati magazines in online Grihshobha, chitralekha and many more magazines are available in online.

Gujarati eMagazines - Online Magazines GrihShobha Gujrati Chitra Lekha Gujarat Darpan

About the main magazines (http://www.onlinemagazineshub.com/gujaratdarpan.html )

Chitralekha (weekly) is a Gujarati weekly magazine. Chitralekha is published by Chitralekha group from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Chitralekha weekly's first issue was published in 1950 by Chitralekha group. The group also have many other weekly magazines under their coverage the most prominent are G (Film Magazine in Gujarati, Marathi and English) and BTW.


Details Language: Frequency: Country: Magazine: Registration: Price:

Gujrati Weekly India http://www.chitralekha.com/ Not Required Free

Grih Shobha Gujarati Magazine

Grihshobha Gujarati magazine is a monthly magazine and it is the most well recognized women's magazine in India. Grihshobha Gujrati magazine is a unique editorial mix of politics, social issues, fiction, film and gossip- all written with the aim of providing thought provoking reading materials to the masses.
Magazine DetailsLanguage:GujaratiFrequency:MonthlyCountry:IndiaMa gazine:http://grihshobhagujrati.delhipress.in/Registration:Not RequiredPrice:Free

Gujarat Darpan magazine was started in 1994 by Mr. Subash Shah and Kalpesh Shah, and the first print ran only 12 pages and 3000 copies. Gujarat Darpan is the first and most exclusive monthly magazine available to the Gujrati community.

Magazine Details Language: Frequency: Country: Magazine: Registration: Price:

Gujrati Monthly India http://www.gujaratdarpan.com/magazines.htm Not Required Free


Sambhaav is the Indias first Gujarati News paper on Internet , It is India covering Ahmedabad local news.

Currently 2.00/5

Sandesh is a Leading Gujarati Newspaper Deliveres News of All Over Gujarat, Sports, Business World, Cinema, Entertainment, Ahmedabad News, Gujarati Supplements.Sandesh provides information and entertainment through its supplements dealing with almost all the subjects.

Gujarati dailies and magazines maintain the growth trend

December 09, 10 Tuhina Anand As per the IRS Q3 2010 results, four of the top five Gujarati dailies have seen growth, while of the three Gujarati magazines, two have recorded growths. Chitralekha, the most read Gujarati magazine, has seen no change in its Average Issue Readership (AIR) in the third quarter. Among the Gujarati dailies, Gujarat Samachar is the most read. The paper has seen a marginal growth of 0.59 per cent in its AIR at 5,249,000 in the third quarter, as against the Q2 figure of 5,218,000. At No. 2 is Divya Bhaskar, which has seen a growth of 6.34 per cent in its AIR, which stands at 3,603,000, as compared to 3,388,000 in the previous quarter. Sandesh follows at No. 3. The paper has registered a growth of 7.99 per cent with a

readership of 3,377,000 in Q3, while it was 3,127,000 in Q2. Bombay Samachar, which is ranked fourth, is the only Gujarati daily to show a decline in AIR, which is at 5.58 per cent from 215,000 in Q2 to 203,000 in this quarter. Gujarat Mitra & Darpan at No. 5 has seen a growth of 2.68 per cent in its AIR at 191,000, as opposed to 186,000 in Q2. Among Gujarati magazines, Chitralekha tops the list, however, its AIR has remained unchanged at 146,000 over its Q2 figure. Grih Shobha has recorded a growth of 9.57 per cent and its Q3 AIR stands at 103,000, as against 94,000 in the previous quarter. Abhiyaan at No. 3 has seen the highest growth of 32.2 per cent in its AIR, which stands at 78,000, up from 59,000 in Q2. [The mentioned readership figures are Average Issue Readership (AIR) figures, Total Readership (TR) may vary. After various discussions with advertisers and media buyers, as a policy exchange4media uses only AIR numbers.]

IRS Q3, 2010: Dailies & magazine s chart a growth story in Gujarat market
December 09, 10 Tuhina Anand Both dailies and magazines have put up a good show in Gujarat. Three of the top five dailies have seen growth, while all five top magazines in the state have recorded growth in Average Issue readership (AIR). Gujarat Samachar leads among dailies, while among magazines, Chitralekha is the most read. Among the top five dailies, four are Gujarati language publications and one is English. Gujarat Samachar, the lost ready daily, has seen a marginal dip of 0.75 per cent in its AIR, which stands at 4,472,000 in Q3, as opposed to 4,506,000 in Q2. Divya Bhaskar follows with an AIR of 3,579,000, a growth of 6.32 per cent over the Q2 figure of 3,366,000. Sandesh has seen a growth of 7.99 per cent and its AIR stands at 3,377,000 in Q3, as against 3,127,000 in Q2. The Times of India is the only English paper to feature among the top five dailies in Gujarat. It has seen a healthy rise of 13.79 per cent in its AIR at 264,000, up from the Q2 figure of 232,000. Meanwhile, Saurashtra Samachar has seen the maximum decline of 28.14 per cent in its AIR from 334,000 in Q2 to 240,000 in this quarter. Three Gujarati and one English and one Hindi magazine feature among the top five periodicals in the Gujarat market and all have seen growth in AIR. Chitralekha has seen a growth of 7.29 per cent with a readership figure of 103,000 in Q3 as opposed to 96,000 in Q2. Grih Shobha has seen a growth of 15.49 per cent in its AIR, which stands at 82,000 as compared to 71,000 in Q2. Abhiyaan has seen a steep climb of 35.18 per cent and the readership is at 73,000 in Q3 while it was 54,000 in the previous quarter. India Todays English and Hindi editions rank as the No. 4 and No. 5 magazines in the Gujarat market. While India Today (English) has seen a growth of 7.14 per cent in its AIR at 30,000, India Today (Hindi) has registered the highest growth in AIR among magazines in the state at 36.36 per cent. Interestingly, its Q3 AIR is the same as the English edition 30,000. [The mentioned readership figures are Average Issue Readership (AIR) figures, Total Readership (TR) may vary. After various discussions with

advertisers and media buyers, as a policy exchange4media uses only AIR numbers.]

Akila Daily B ay Samacha r D Divya N G at Samacha r Gujar Nobat M Millat Bomb J S Jai Hind (newspaper) aav h (newspaper ) Sandes Sambh G cont. Gujarati Samachar P hab Phulch


About the main newspapers Readership figures Controversial stories History of press in that language/state

The Gujarati in general is a compulsive shopper, has impressive buying power and always look for an occasion to celebrate. Population of Gujarat is 5.06 crore and 37.67 percent of it is urban population. Literacy rate is 69.97%. One of the most industrialised and high growth rate state of India. Per capita income is Rs.18,625. Gandhinagar is the capital of the state. Ahmedabad the commercial capital, has a high standard of living and literacy rate. Other important towns are Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Anand. Principal language is Gujarati. Other languages : Hindi, Marathi & Sindhi. Gujarat can be divided into three distinct regions: Kachchh (West) Saurashtra (Central) Gujarat Plains (East). Saurashtra is the most powerful being oil-rich and concentration of politics and industry is here. Rajkot is the main town. Surat is a major diamond and textile industry centre of the state and country. Vadodara is where most government organisations/institutions have set base. Anand is a rural rich town and the famous brand Amul is based here. Alongwith Kheda district is the green belt of Gujarat. Porbunder is known for its cement plants, Jamnagar for Reliance Petrochemicals. The least developed in terms of industrial and income levels is the Kachchh, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha regions and can be classified as the rural belt of Gujarat. Cinema and radio are popular here. Fairs, melas, festivals are an integral part of Gujarat and after the harvesting of the khariff crop in the monsoons, the festivities begin till the end of the year, thus making it an opportune time for outdoor media to flourish. Video-on-Wheels, walls and private compound walls are prominent outdoor mediums in the rural areas. TV is the leading medium and interestingly Hindi channels/programs are more popular than Gujarati language channels. Gujarati language press is the mainstay and other language publication readership is almost negligible. Radio is popular in the rural and semi-urban areas. There is no FM channel here as yet. A major Gujarati population town is outside Gujarat, i.e. Mumbai. There are approximately 20 lac Gujaratis which form 14 per cent of the total population of Mumbai, but highly influential and with high consumption levels. Thus Gujarati press is prominent here with sizeable readership. More in MEDIA PAGE

Gujarati journalism
As Gandhis birthplace and the scene of the celebrated salt march of 1930, Gujarat generated a press even more influenced by nationalist causes than elsewhere. Gandhi himself started the magazine Navjivan in Gujarati at the time he broke into Indias national politics in 1919. Gujarat Samachar and Sandesh, the two great rivals of the 1990s, both originated during the struggle against the British: Gujarat Samachar in 1932 in the heat of Gandhis civil disobedience movement and Sandesh in 1923, immediately after his noncooperation movement. The Bombay evening daily, Janmabhoomi ("Native Land"), carries under its masthead the slogan in Gujarati, Mother and Motherland are greater than Heaven. Founded in 1934, Janmabhoomi is part of the Saurashtra Trust, which publishes a variety of Gujarati newspapers and magazines in Bombay and Gujarat. These include one of the first business magazines in an Indian language, Vyapar, founded in 1948, and Kutchmitra (friend of Kutch), a daily published from the town of Bhuj since 1955, and which, the Trust claims, "Kutchhis, a large community of astute businessmen in Mumbai [and the] rest of India, make it a point to use ... as their link with their home state". Until the creation of a separate state of Gujarat in 1960, the heart of Gujarati culture and politics was divided: Mumbai was as much a Gujarati centre as Ahmedabad. Indeed, in the

early 1960s, the largest Gujarati daily newspaper continued to be published in Mumbai. Bombay Samachar, founded in 1822 and the oldest still-publishing newspaper in India, had a circulation of 51,000 in 1962, and its Mumbai rival, Janmabhoomi, 24,000. The two Ahmedabad dailies that came to dominate the Gujarati daily press, Gujarat Samachar and Sandesh, had circulations of 45,000 and 42,000, respectively. Once the state of Gujarat was created, however, the focus of Gujarati life turned increasingly towards Ahmedabad and the provincial towns of the new state. Education and administration in Gujarati grew, and with both, the number of potential readers of publications in Gujarati. [edit]Major


Gujarat Samachar: Founded 70 years ago, published from Ahmedabad. Editions from Ahmedabad, Vadodara (Baroda), Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Mumbai and New York. Owned by the Lok Prakashan Ltd Group. Publisher: Shreyansh Shantilal Shah. Divya Bhaskar Published by the Bhaskar Group. Launched in 2003. Has a North American edition for NRIs in Gujarati. Published from Ahmedabad, Badodara, Surat, Rajkot. Sections are National, International, Sport, Business, and MUMBAI. City supplements for Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Uttar Gujarat, Dakshin Gujarat, Madhya Gujarat, Kutch, Saurashtra. Magazines are Woman Bhaskar, Bal Bhaskar, Dharma Darshan, Utsav, Aha! Zindagi. It has a literary supplement with features like Navalkatha, Navalika, Gazal ane Kavitha, Kahaveto, Hasya Lekh. Sandesh The Sandesh Limited has its headquarters at Ahmedabad. in 1923 Shri Nandlal Bodiwala started a Sandesh daily on a small scale, but by 1958 the late Shri Chimanbhai Patel was at the helm of affairs. His unique contribution to journalism was the Sunday Sanskar Poorti in Gujarati, which included many celebrities as columnists. He thus pioneered Sunday supplements in Gujarati journalism. Until 1984, Sandesh was a single edition newspaper published from Ahmedabad. Then under an expansion programme new editions were launched: Baroda, Surat, Rajkot and Bhavnagar in 1985, 1989, 1990 and 1998, respectively. Gujaratmitra Darpan Established 1863. A bi-weekly named 'Gujaratdarpan' was amalgamated in 1894 with the 'Gujaratmitra' and thereafter the paper was known as 'Gujaratmitra & Gujaratdarpan'. Initially started as a weekly in 1936, the paper was later converted into a daily. Founder: Shri Dinshaw Ardeshir Talyarkhan. Bombay Samachar

Launched in 1822 by Parsi priest Fardoonji Murazban. Its first issue had 14 pages. Its first page consisted of advertisements, two columns about things lost and one about the sale of some property, all relating to Parsis. Then follows what may be called an article on "Ourselves". Then there are four columns of short paragraphs about Government and Court appointments and changes and powers of attorney taken from court sources; about the arrival and departure of ships and of Europeans from Mumbai; a list of European deaths; and the ships loading in the harbour. Six columns are devoted to Kolkata news taken from the Indian Gazette and the Calcutta Chronicle; one column to Chennai news from the Government Gazette of that city; two columns to London news, whilst a short paragraph of ten lines is devoted to news from Canton in China, giving the prices of opium. Of local Bombay news there is very little, except the short paragraph about appointments mentioned above. A weekly until 1832, a bi-weekly until 1855 and a daily thereafter, the paper contained articles and letters by freedom fighters like Gandhi and Patel. The paper passed through various hands before coming into the ownership of the Cama family, its present publishers, in 1933. Akila Daily Akila Daily is a 16-page Gujarati-language evening daily newspaper published from Rajkot, Gujarat. It appears in black and white with spot colour ads. Sambhaav and Sambhaav Metro Sambhaav was earlier a broadsheet morning Gujarat paper brought out by the Sambhav media group, but in March 2005 it was modified into an afternoon tabloid, Sambhaav Metro. It is published from Ahmedabad only, six days a week, not Sunday. It was changed ostensibly because the broadsheet was heavily dependent on agencies and there was a wish to focus more on local news and features. The Sambhaav media group is a franchise of The Asian Age for Gujarat, and publishes a socio-political weekly magazine, Abhiyaan.

Although the first printing press was imported into Bombay as early as 1670 by the Parsi businessman Bhimjee Parikh, it was more than a hundred years before the first newspaper was printed. The first newspapers in Bombay were owned and printed by Parsis, who already owned the technological and financial basis for such ventures. The first English newspaper in Bombay was printed by Rustomji Keshaspathi in 1777. The first vernacular newspaper in Bombay was the Gujarati daily Mumbai Samachar, published in 1822 by Fardoonjee Marzban. Although not the first newspaper in an Indian language

(that distinction was held by the Bengali newspaper Sangbad Kaumudi, published from Calcutta) Mumbai Samachar is still being published, and is India's oldest newspaper. The first Marathi daily Dig-Dursan appeared in 1837, and the first Hindu-Gujarati newspaper, Vartaman in 1849 (in Ahmedabad). Initially the newspapers concentrated on social issues. In 1851 Dadabhai Naoroji started the first political paper-- Rast Goftar. In later years, when K. N. Kabraji became the publisher, he stopped all political commentary and had a public exchange of letters with Naoroji in which each accused the other of deviating from the original agenda. In 1878 the Government of India passed the Censorship Act. Protests from the press had no effect. Four years later, in 1882, the newspaper Kaiser-i-Hind was founded by Framjee Cowasji Mehta. This became a platform for the fledgling Congress from its inception in 1885. The leading British newspaper of this time was the Times of India.