Newspaper: UK's 'The Independent' in New Delhi
The Independent has announced plans to publish in India, making it the first British newspaper to be printed on the subcontinent. Pending government approval, it will be brought out by Jagran Prakashan, India's largest newspaper company, in which its parent company, Independent News & Media plc (INM), has a 20.8 per cent stake.
The Indian edition will be aimed at the high end of the local market, plus the leading hotel groups and embassies, mostly around the major cities, with estimated sales of 5,000 copies a day.
Read more: New Indian edition planned for subcontinent