ABP Ananda

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ABP Ananda
ABP Anada logo.png
Launched 1 June 2005; 11 years ago (2005-06-01)
Owned by ABP Group
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3),
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan "Ēgiẏē Thākē, Ēgiẏē Rākhē"
এগিয়ে থাকে, এগিয়ে রাখে
Language Bengali
Broadcast area India
United States
Headquarters Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Formerly called STAR Ananda (2005–12)
Sister channel(s) ABP News
ABP Majha
Website abpananda.abplive.in
Tata Sky (India) Channel 1303
Big TV (India) Channel 924
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel 625
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel 778
Dish Network (USA) Channel 740
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 60
Dish TV (India) Channel 836
Available on most cable systems in India Check local listings

ABP Ananda (also known as Anandabazar Patrika Ananda and formerly known as STAR Ananda) is a Bengali language 24-hour cable and satellite television news channel headquartered in Kolkata. It was launched on 1 June 2005 as Star Ananda and rebranded as ABP Ananda on 1 June 2012. The channel is owned by ABP Group. Although ABP News is free-to-air, ABP Ananda is a pay channel.[1][2]

STAR Ananda from 1 June 2005 – 31 May 2012

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  1. ^ Star News to be known as ABP News from tomorrow Archived 4 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine. http://www.thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 5 August 2012
  2. ^ Star to exit India news biz, ends ABP JV .ndianexpress.com. Published New Delhi, Mon 16 Apr 2012. Retrieved August 2012

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