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Star News offers the viewers 24 hours Hindi news that is relevant to today Indians. It provides high value news and features by latest news gathering technology, team of journalist and technicians across 21 bureaus. Star News covers the full spectrum of news related to business, investigate report to the consumers issue, reporting news and crime to the entertainment as it happens in India and with links to international news agencies. Star News keeps viewers across India fully informed and engaged.

A lot of Programming on Star News is very opinionated. They are also thought to sensationalize and exaggerate entertainment content; this channel is a good example of growing culture of tabloid Hindi entertainment channels. The channel presents a mix of rolling entertainment bulletins and specialized shows covering topics from crime to cricket. The most interesting and fabulous thing about the channel is that the news will be updated every seconds and give the viewers the whole video coverage about the incident.

The Star News was launched in 1998 in combination with NDTV, featuring in both English and Hindi. It becomes Hindi channel completely during the year 2003 as the viewer was ready to watch only the Hindi than English. The channel has successfully achieved the wider audience across India.With so many channels looking at the people as USP, Star News is also looking at becoming the ‘peoples channel’.

Star News claims to attract at least 25% of the share in six metro cities. The channel has a logo of blue and silvery white with a star and cut through in the middle. The head quarters of the channel is in Mumbai and it is linked to the Sansad Marg Super Bureu in Delhi.The main feature is that the reporters can multitask in Shooting editing by use of laptop editing system so that they can able to connect always with the location.

Star News channel has also been in controversies due to its sting operations. Star News had broadcasted in various geographic location as a sting operation under the name “Be-Naqab” (uncovering).

Star News Programs :

• Star Savera
• Khabar Din Bhar
• Aaj Ki baat
• National reporter
• City 60
• Kal ki baat

Hosted by Gaurav Banerjee
Satyameva Jayate - Let truth prevail - courts an aggressive and direct approach in presenting the various layers of meaning of a particular news story and its consequent impact on the viewers' lives- a form of newscast never seen before in the country! This primetime news bulletin presents a compelling and often divergent point of view through which people can identify their own concerns.

Hosted by Radhika Chaturvedi
This popular bulletin is the big city take on famous people, fashion, crime, civic life and the general buzz on what drives India’s cities in the day and in the night! This city-focused primetime news bulletin prov- ides comprehensive coverage of the day’s news from Mumbai, Delhi and other major cities in India delving into the quality of life associated with these cities and issues of civic amenities, public transportation, famous events and hip parties. Watch it to catch a glimpse of life in the city’s fast lane.

Hosted by Shrivardhan Trivedi
Sansani, an engaging crime bulletin on STAR News, gives you a daily account of the latest news from the world of crime across the country. The programme re-creates the actual scene of crime vividly, wherever needed, to give the viewing audience a real taste of the crime scene. The show brings the viewer face-to-face with the reality of crime all over the country, keeping him aware and on guard.

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