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South Asian Newspaper Directory

South Asian Newspaper Directory

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The South Asian Newspapers Directory is the biennial publication of WAN-IFRA in an effort to present the collective technology practice of the industry in South Asia. The first edition published in 2011 became a much sought after publication from the industry peers across the globe as it offers an opportunity to newspaper publisher and the industry to learn from one another.

The 2013-15 directory contains the publication, infrastructure and management information on more than 125 publishing houses in the South Asian region. A section on list of suppliers is included to make this publication a good cross-reference tool.

We also intend to mine the data in this publication to study the industry trends. All these efforts, we hope, would help the newspaper publishers to understand and adopt the best practices suitable to their organisation and to manage the business efficiently.

If you are a publisher, or interested in news publishing business in South Asian region, this publication will be a valuable addition to your library. Bookmark the url for your quick access. We hope that you find the publication useful and enjoy referring to it as much as we enjoyed putting it together.

How to get it?

The directory is available as ePaper version for free viewing at

Free copies of the printed directory are distributed to publishers and suppliers in the South Asian region. Publishers and suppliers other than South Asia region, if interested to get a copy of the printed version, please write to which will be on chargeable basis of Euro 50. To make payments through paypal click here


Is your entry missing?

If you are a publisher or a supplier for publishing industry and could not find your entry in the directory, please write to for a free listing in the WAN-IFRA South Asian Newspaper Directory 2013-2015.


Anandaramakrishnan Srinivasan


2011-06-01 08:15

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