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What was the name of India's first newspaper?

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Asked by Flying Saucer, 19 Feb 03:23 pm
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First News Paper was published on January 29, 1780 and called "Hickey's Bengal Gazette"
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 19 Feb 05:00 pm

 
  
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The Bengal Gazette.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 19 Feb 03:59 pm

 
  
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Answered by Mickey, 19 Feb 04:39 pm

 
  
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James Augustus Hickey or Hicky, a highly eccentric Irishman who had previously spent two years in gaol for debt, Hickey's Bengal Gazette or the Calcutta General Advertiser was the first English language newspaper, and indeed the first printed newspaper, to be published in the Indian sub-continent.

It was a weekly newspaper, and was founded in 1779, in Calcutta, the capital of British India. The memoirist William Hickey (who, confusingly, was not in fact related to the paper's founder) describes its establishment shortly after he had succeeded (in his capacity as an attorney-at-law) in having James Hicky released from debtor's gaol.
Answered by Farhaan, 19 Feb 03:54 pm

 
  
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The Bengal Gazette WAS PRINTED FROM WEST BENGAL
Answered by ijaz, 19 Feb 03:52 pm

 
  
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Hind Keshari....
Answered by shrikant dubey, 19 Feb 03:30 pm

 
  
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The Bengal Gazette
Answered by Stone Heart, 19 Feb 03:27 pm

 
  
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The Bengal Gazette
Answered by Apocalypso, 19 Feb 03:26 pm

 
  
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Kesari.. By Bal Gangadhar Tilak?
Answered by Kiran, 19 Feb 03:25 pm

 
  
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