What Is the Nav Bharat Times in Hindi?


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The Nav Bharat Times is a Hindi-language media outlet operated by Bennett Coleman and Company Limited in Mumbai, as of September 2014. The company touts the Nav Bharat Times as the "largest read Hindi daily among educated urbanites with significant disposable income." The paper circulates more than 500,000 copies and has five brands under the "NBT" name, including NBT Delhi, Hello Delhi, NBT Education and Nav Bharat Times Online.

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Nav Bharat Times features news from the Indian subcontinent, local news, politics, entertainment, opinion and sports. Delhi and Mumbai are the main cities covered by the outlet, and more than 30 other large cities have news reports including Chennai, Jaipur and Calcutta. The sports section focuses on cricket, India's national sport.

Other properties owned by Bennett Coleman and Company Limited include Times of India, Business Insider, Gaana, the BoxTV website, Lifehacker, Speaking Tree and the GoCricket website. Gaana features more than 1.4 million popular songs, while BoxTV is a premium video service. As of September 2014, the Times Group owns at least 28 media properties.

Nav Bharat Times was established in 1947 and is owned under the name "Times Group." The company was started in 1892, with the joint-stock company owned by editor T.J. Bennett and partner F.M. Coleman. The Times of India was established as an English-language newspaper in 1838 as the biweekly paper Bombay Times.

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