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Which is the oldest news paper in India????

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Asked by Reji George, 14 Mar '07 12:46 pm
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The 1st printed one.
Answered by krish rao, 14 Mar '07 12:47 pm

 
  
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Mumbai Samachar
Answered by Manoj Mestry, 21 Sep '10 10:25 pm

 
  
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Rao sahab ko mera pyar bharaa salam. Ah..haa .... kya badia jawaab hai. Ek dam muh tod! Wajid Sahab salam Wallequum. This is the real spirit to be with Rediff Q&A. I convey my all regards to your endeavour.

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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 Samacha ...more
Answered by rathindranath datta, 14 Mar '07 01:25 pm

 
  
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Mumbai Samachar (Also known as Bombay Samachar).
Answered by Mohammad Wajid, 14 Mar '07 12:50 pm

 
  
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