Kannada Prabha

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Kannada Prabha
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Manoj Kumar Sonthalia
Publisher Express Publication (Madurai) Ltd
Editor Vishweshwar Bhat
Founded Ramnath Goenka
Language Kannada
Headquarters Bengaluru, Shivamogga, Mangalore, Hyderabad, Hubballi, Belagavi
Official website www.kannadaprabha.com

Kannada Prabha is a morning daily jointly owned by Jupiter Capital and The New Indian Express Group, is a major Kannada newspaper in Karnataka. The tag line on its masthead is The Most Powerful Kannada Newspaper. It was founded by Ramnath Goenka.

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Started on November 4, 1967 with one edition in Bengaluru, today this newspaper, headquartered in Bengaluru is spread across the state with 5 other publication centers viz. Mangalore, Shivamogga, Hubballi, Belagavi and Hyderabad and Goa.[citation needed]

Jupiter Capital, owned by Rajeev Chandrasekhar purchased a 51% stake in the newspaper in 2011. Vishweshwar Bhat was subsequently appointed as Editor in Chief of the Newspaper since February 7, 2011

Kannada Prabha has won the prestigious Karnataka Media Academy award for the Best Designed Newspaper successively for three times since the inception of the award in 2005.[citation needed]

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