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Hindustan Times

The 28 March 2010 front page of
Hindustan Times
Newspaper information
NameHindustan Times
TypeDaily newspaper
OwnerHT Media Ltd
EditorMr Sanjoy Narayan
Editor-in-chiefMr Sanjoy Narayan
Political alignmentCentrist
Headquarters18-20 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001
Circulation1,143,000 Daily

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'Hindustan Times' ('HT') is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period ("Hindustan" being a historical name for India).

Hindustan Times is the flagship publication of HT Media Ltd. In 2008 the tabloid reported its circulation to be over 1.14 million according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations (India), ranking it as the third largest daily English tabloid in India. The Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010 revealed that HT has a readership of (34.67 lakhs), placing it as the third most widely read English tabloid in India after The Times of India. It has a wide reach in northern India, with simultaneous editions from New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Bhopal and Chandigarh. The print location of Jaipur was discontinued from June 2006. HT launched a youth daily, HT Next, in 2004. The Mumbai edition was launched on 14 July 2005 and the Kolkata edition was launched on early 2000.

Other sister publications of Hindustan Times are Mint (English business daily), Hindustan (Hindi Daily), Nandan (monthly children's magazine) and Kadambani (monthly literary magazine). The media group owns a radio channel, Fever, and organises an annual Luxury Conference which has featured speakers like designer Diane von Fürstenberg, shoemaker Christian Louboutin, Gucci CEO Robert Polet and Cartier MD Patrick Normand.

Hindustan Times is owned by the KK Birla branch of the Birla family.

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