The news bugle of West Bengal
This online news portal developed by Midwest Radio Network is part of the Big News Network news agency syndication platform.
Covering Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta (the name changed in 2001), the capital of the state of West Bengal in India. Situated on the east bank of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port.
With a population of 4.5 million, and a metropolitan area count approaching fifteen million, Kolkata is the third biggest population centre in the country.
While the main focus is on Kolkata news, the publication which has adopted the motto ‘The news bugle of West Bengal,’ additionally updates readers on national and international news, and has a section on global business happenings.
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Market: City of Kolkata/Kolkata Metropolitan Area/Est. population 4.6 million (city), 14.2 million (metro)
Midwest Radio Network
Level 2, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Staunton & Thompson
Westpac Banking Corporation
Big News Network news agency
Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
Title: Kolkata Sun
Mission: Kolkata Sun was conceived in 2002 to provide up-to-the minute local news, together with national and international headlines as part of a global network pooling resources to deliver a quality service to member portals. Each online publication has been modelled on a newspaper format for familiar readability by users. The locations forming part of the network were selected on the basis of demand for news for that location. Kolkata Sun, effectively an online newspaper, provides coverage of the city, the metropolitan, and India. International news, business and finance stories are common across the network of sites, and are drawn from a number of sources including original in-house journalists and wire services.
Kolkata Sun and the other sites are administered by Midwest Radio Network.
Associated sites include: Asia Bulletin | Southeast Asia Post | Bangladesh Sun | Cambodian Times | India Gazette | Malaysia Sun | Myanmar Sun | Nepal National | Pakistan Telegraph | Philippine Times | Singapore Star | Sri Lanka Source | Thailand Herald | Vietnam Tribune | Kuala Lumpur Times
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