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Associated Journals Limited to launch Urdu news website Saturday

Saturday August 12, 2017 1:13 AM, & Agencies

New Delhi: The Associated Journals Limited (AJL) today announced the launch of its Urdu news website from Saturday August 12, 2017.

The AJL, a company founded in 1937 by Jawaharlal Nehru and which also brings out National Herald, had appointed veteran journalist Zafar Agha as the Editor-in-Chief of its Urdu newspaper 'Qaumi Awaz' and digital properties in May.

The urdu newspaper is one of the pioneers of pre- independence journalism and its publication was temporarily suspended in 2008.

AJL Chairman Motilal Vora on the launch of expressed confidence that Qaumi Awaz will soon regain the old glory that it had under the guidance of Nehru, according to PTI.

"It will give voice to the voiceless and be fierce in exercising its freedom of expression. I am glad to inform you that its print publication, is also in the process of being revived," he said.

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