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What does the Hindu newspaper symbol mean?

What does the Hindu newspaper symbol mean?

There’s a lotus in the middle, and a conch over the geographical map of India, and on the top is a rising sun. Airavat, the king-god of elephants, is the mount of God Indra. This elephant emerged out of the waters when ocean was churned by the Gods. That is why the name is derived from Iravat, (one produced by water).

Why is the Hindu named so?

The word Hindu is an exonym. This word Hindu is derived from the Indo-Aryan and Sanskrit word Sindhu, which means “a large body of water”, covering “river, ocean”. It was used as the name of the Indus River and also referred to its tributaries.

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Who is the founder of the Hindu?

G. Subramania Iyer
The Hindu/Founders

When was the Hindu newspaper started?

1878
The Hindu/First issue date
The Hindu, started in 1878 as a weekly, became a daily in 1889 and from then on has been steadily growing to the circulation of 15,58,379 copies (ABC: July-December 2012) and a readership of about 22.58 lakhs.

Why the Hindu newspaper is best for UPSC?

Reading the Hindu newspaper for IAS exam is imperative to get the best insights and critical analysis of government policies. The editorial columns of the Hindu newspaper help immensely in the IAS Preparation because they have a very detailed and comprehensive approach to cover important topics for IAS Exam.

Which is the only Hindu country in the world?

Nepal is the only Hindu kingdom of the world with the constitutional monarchy and multi-party democracy. It is a mountainous country situated between India and China with Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world (8848m) and Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha.

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Who named Hindu religion?

“Neither 12 Alwars nor 63 Nayanmars gave the religious note “Hindu”. We were named “Hindu” either by Mughals or those who ruled earlier.

Who owns the Hindu now?

The Hindu is an English-language daily newspaper owned by The Hindu Group, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India….The Hindu.

16 March 2005 front page of The Hindu
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) The Hindu Group, and Kasturi and Sons Limited
Founder(s) G. Subramania Iyer
Publisher N. Ravi

Which religion came first in world?

Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years. Today, with about 900 million followers, Hinduism is the third-largest religion behind Christianity and Islam.

Who wrote Hindu newspaper?

The Hindu

16 March 2005 front page of The Hindu
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) The Hindu Group, and Kasturi and Sons Limited
Founder(s) G. Subramania Iyer
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Where is the Hindu newspaper based?

Chennai
The Hindu, English-language daily newspaper published in Chennai (Madras), generally regarded as one of India’s most influential dailies. Established in 1878 as a weekly, The Hindu became a daily in 1889.