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KOLKATA: Saturday Times Group, a Kolkata-based media group, with an aim to give a new voice to the cultural capital of the country West Bengal, plans to launch 35 editions of the Bengal daily Pratyahik Khabar soon.

Furthermore, in order to reach the technology savvy fraternity, the Kolkata based media group will also launch a mobile application along with a multi-lingual non wire news agency called STNA (Saturday Times News and Analysis). 

“Bengal is a rich state that comprises ever changing artistry, sports and of course politics. We at STNA are proud to announce our maiden venture so that we can inform our readers about the change and other newsworthy developments,” said Saturday Times Group founder editor Priyanath Chattopadhyay. 

“Our team comprises talents that has played a pivotal role in Bengali journalism. I am sure that our fearless and balanced reporting will once again create a surge towards news as it is,” he added.

According to Chattopadhyay, Saturday Times Media Group has evolved with the times, reflecting the changing India and is targeted to be the newspaper of choice of over one million Indians.

Talking about the editions, he said that the newspaper would have several editions in states like West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Jharkahnd, Bihar and Delhi.

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