Which is the first Indian press?

Who is called the father of Indian press?

Irish. Residence. Kolkata, India. James Augustus Hicky was an Irishman who launched the first printed newspaper in India, Hicky’s Bengal Gazette.

Which is the first newspaper?

Johann Carolus (1575-1634) was the publisher of the Relation aller Furnemmen und gedenckwurdigen Historien (Collection of all Distinguished and Commemorable News). The `Relation’ is recognized by the World Association of Newspapers, as well as many authors, as the world’s first newspaper.

When was the first newspaper published in India?

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette

Front page of Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, 10 March 1781, from the University of Heidelberg’s archives.
Type Weekly newspaper
Founded 29 January 1780
Ceased publication 30 March 1782
Headquarters 67 Radha Bazar Kolkata, India

Who was the father of newspaper?


When was the 1st newspaper published?

The newsletter usually accorded primacy as a definite newspaper is the Relation of Strasbourg, first printed in 1609 by Johann Carolus. A close rival is the Avisa Relation oder Zeitung (Zeitung is the German word for “newspaper”), founded in the same year by Heinrich Julius, duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel.

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