Newspapers have become an indispensible part of our lives | Know newspaper facts

October 24th, 2010| In India.

Newspapers have become an indispensible part of our lives | Know newspaper facts

Newspapers

News paper has become an important part of our life.  Many people have the habit of starting their day with the newspaper.  Communication system has developed so well that the readers could read about the incident that happened at mid night in the morning newspaper.  Let us take this test about the newspapers.

1.      First newspaper of India is Bengal Gazette.  This was founded in 1780.

2.      Bengal Gazette was also called Calcutta General Advertiser

3.   Bengal Gazette was printed in only English

4.   The first newspaper to be printed in an Indian Language is ‘Samachar Darpan’

5.   Samachar Darpan was made available in May, 1818

6.  The name of the first Telugu newspaper was Vrittanti.  This was founded in 1838

7.   The first Telugu daily was Desabhimani.  This was founded in 1887.

8.  The first political newspaper in Telugu was Andhra Prakasika

9.   Indian newspapers occupy second place in the world in circulation.  99 million (9crore

99 lakh copies of news papers are sold every day.

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