News and Media

South Asian Portals




  • Portal of online Tv channels from/on South Asia





Deccan Herald - Bangalore-based daily

The Hindustan Times - New Delhi-based daily

The Pioneer - New Delhi-based daily

The Indian Express - New Delhi-based daily

The Statesman - Calcutta-based daily

The Times of India - Mumbai-based daily

The Asian Age - New Delhi-based daily

India Today - New Delhi-based news magazine

Outlook - New Delhi-based news magazine

The Paperboy India - Portal to more than a hundred Indian newspapers with an online edition

News Agency


Press Trust of India - non-profit, owned by newspaper titles



All India Radio - public, operates domestic and external networks

Radio Mirchi - commercial network, stations in Mumbai, Delhi and other cities, mainly music, operated by The Times Group

Radio City - commercial, FM stations in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities, owned by News Corporation

Red FM - commercial, operated by India Today Group



Doordarshan Television - public TV; operates national, regional, local and satellite services

Zee TV - satellite, cable TV services operated by Zee Group

STAR TV - operates satellite, cable TV services including STAR News, owned by News Corporation

Sony Entertainment TV - commercial channel

Aaj Tak - 24-hour news in Hindi

New Delhi TV (NDTV) - operates NDTV-India and NDTV 24x7 news channels

Sun Network - commercial multi-channel broadcaster

General Media Information/ Web Portals


The World Wide Media Directory provides access to Indian newspapers, TV channels and radio stations. Indian Local Search Engine


Yahoo! India Yahoo-type all-purpose, well-linked site by one of India's leading IT-providers. "connecting Indians worldwide,"with a range of local editions in- and outside of India


Hindulinks Hindu nationalist link site with focus on Hindu religion and culture. 

List of Internet Portals collected by the World Wide Web Virtual LIbrary





Daily Jang - Karachi-based, Urdu-language; largest-circulation daily

Dawn - Karachi-based, largest-circulation English-language daily

The Nation - Lahore-based, English-language daily

The Frontier Post - Peshawar-based, English-language

The News - English-language daily, published by Jang group

Daily Ausaf - Islamabad-based, Urdu-language

Daily Times - English-language, publishes in Lahore and Karachi

Pakistan Observer - Islamabad-based daily

Business Recorder - financial daily

Pakistan and Gulf Economist - business weekly

The Friday Times - Lahore-based weekly, English-language



Pakistan Television Corporation Ltd - state TV, Baluchi-language PTV Bolan


ATV - semi-private, terrestrial network


Geo TV - leading private satellite broadcaster, owned by Jang publishing group; based in Dubai; services include Urdu-language Geo News


Dawn News - private satellite broadcaster, owned by Herald group; first English-language news channel


Aaj TV - private satellite broadcaster, owned by Business Recorder group


Indus TV - private, via satellite; services include Indus Vision, Indus News and entertainment channels

ARY Digital - private, via satellite; services include ARY News and entertainment channels



Radio Pakistan - state-run, operates 25 stations nationwide, an external service and the entertainment-based FM 101 network, aimed at younger listeners

Azad Kashmir Radio - state-run service for Pakistani-administered Kashmir

Mast FM 103 - private, music-based

FM 100 - private, music-based

News Agency


Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) - state-funded




The Daily Star - English-language

The Bangladesh Observer - English-language daily


New Age - English-language daily

The New Nation - English-language daily

Holiday - English-language weekly

Daily Prothom Alo - Bengali daily

Dainik Ittefaq - Bengali daily

Dainik Jugantor - Bengali daily



Bangladesh Television (BTV) - government-run

ATN Bangla - private, via satellite and cable

Channel i - private, via satellite and cable

NTV - private, via satellite and cable

RTV - private, via satellite

Ekushey TV - private, via satellite



Betar-Radio Bangladesh - government-run, operates networks A, B and C from Dhaka and local services

Radio Today FM - in Dhaka and surrounding area

Radio Furti FM - in Dhaka and surrounding area

Radio Metrowave - Dhaka, music and news aimed at younger listeners

News Agency


Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) - official, English-language pages

bdnews24 - private

Sri Lanka



Daily News - state-owned, English-language daily

The Island - private, English-language daily

Daily Mirror - private, English-language daily

Dinamina - state-owned, Sinhala daily

Lankadeepa - private, Sinhala daily

Lakbima - private, Sinhala daily

Uthayan - private, Tamil daily

Virakesari - private, Tamil daily



Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) - state-owned, operates two channels: Rupavahini and Channel Eye

Independent Television Network (ITN) - state-run, Sri Lanka's first TV station

Sirasa TV - private, Sinhala

MTV (Maharaj TV) - private, English-language

TNL - private, English-language

ART TV - private

ETV - private, English-language

Swarnavahini - private, Sinhala

Shakthi TV - private, Tamil



Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) - state-owned, operates domestic services in Sinhala, Tamil and English, including widely-listened-to Commercial Service

TNL Rocks - private, English-language

Sun FM - private, English-language

Yes FM - private, English-language

Sirasa FM - private, Sinhala

Shree FM - private, Sinhala

Sooriyan FM - private, Tamil

Shakthi FM - private, Tamil

News Agencies


Lankapuvath - state-owned

TamilNet - Tamil news service