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IBN7 launches Hindi news portal, IBNkhabar.com

08-November-2008
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IBN7 launches Hindi news portal, IBNkhabar.com

IBN7, the Hindi news channel from Network18, has spread its reach online with the launch of its Hindi news website, ibnkhabar.com. The website will compliment IBN7 in the digital space with a host of news and interactive content, including live streaming of IBN7, videos from across different genres of news, blogs in Hindi on a single platform, etc.

Surya Mantha, CEO, Web18, said, “IBNkhabar.com is the newest addition to the Web18 websites and has everything at par for an excellent Hindi news portal, right from live streaming, sports, entertainment, business, videos, blogs, and many other features and interactive elements. We are confident IBNkhabar.com has all the elements to strike a chord with the growing Hindi audience on the Internet.”

Dilip Venkatraman, Chief Marketing Officer, IBN Network, added, “There is an immense opportunity for a quality Hindi news portal. As Internet is reaching out to wider masses, there is an evident need to consume the Internet in the vernacular language, and that is how IBNkhabar has been positioned. We are sure that IBNkhabar.com with content and interactivity will be a quality news portal and an ideal foil for IBN7 in the cyber space.”

Reacting to the launch, Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7, said, “We are thrilled with our Internet initiative, IBNkhabar.com is an attempt to provide our viewers extended news experience on the web and we are confident that our viewers will like our offering in this format. It is also an excellent platform for our journalists to interact with viewers and vice-versa on wide ranging news topics through blogs and chats.”

IBNkhabar.com is a step forward for IBN7 and will be an interactive Hindi news channel website that will allow its visitors to not only catch the breaking news and views, but also enable them to participate in various opinion polls, contests and blog with the leading journalists and personalities in the country on various news issues.

Some of the key features include live streaming, IBN7 Videos, IBN7 Shows, IBN Blogs in Hindi, Live Chat, Opinion Poll /Contests. In addition to these features, IBNkhabar.com also offers links to other interesting and interactive features like city news, international news, Rashifal (Forecast), Ajab Gajab (Amazing Videos), Bollywood, sports and all news and feature shows on IBN7.

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