Sun News (India)
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|Launched||27 May 2000|
|Owned by||Sun Group|
|Picture format||576i (SD)|
|Headquarters||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Sister channel(s)||Sun TV, K TV, Sun Music, Adithya TV. Sun Life, Chutti TV,|
|Channel 1510 (SD)|
|Channel 913 (SD)|
|Channel 579 (SD)|
|Airtel digital TV (India)||Channel 508 (SD)|
|Reliance Digital TV (India)||Channel 663 (SD)|
|Channel 112 (SD)|
|Asianet Digital TV (India)||Channel 220 (SD)|
|Channel 581 (SD)|
Sun News (Tamil: சன் செய்திகள்) is a 24-hour Tamil news satellite television channel headquartered at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is a part of India's largest media conglomerate Sun Network, having a reach of more than 95 million households in India. Given its strong affiliation to Dravidian Politics the channel is well known for promoting the view of Church when reporting events related to KKNPP, the Sri Lankan Tamil issue, Jallikattu Protests, Hydro corbon extraction, Neutrino project and the Kachatheevu issue. It also report various issues related to Tamil Nadu in a way that create and fuel protests against the central government in the name of Tamil identity.
Established on 27 May 2000, Sun News has established itself as one of the popular news channels in Tamil Nadu. It was founded by Kalanidhi Maran, the Chairman and Managing director of Sun Network. It has got a strong Editorial and Reporting team that keeps the score of the channel on the top. The News Editor of the channel is umashankar while the output editor is sridhar
News casters presenting updates in Sun News channel include Sujatha Babu, Mahalakshmi, Ravi Ganesh,among others. Rangarajan is the anchor for Business live show while Shiva Kumar comperes health show. Doctor X is anchored by Malayappan
The Channel comes out with updates every hour. Updates range from world, national, regional to local news events. As the channel has a broad base of reporters, exclusive videos are shown pertaining to each news item. Also, exclusive stories are presented daily that cover large range of issues concerning Tamil Nadu.
News tickers and scrolls
Sun News offers running text module and ticker.
Nijam is a news-based program in Sun News aired from Monday to Friday at 10 PM. This program has a vast base of viewers and top in ratings. There are large number of controversial subjects dealt in Nijam Program. The program is directed by Saleem. There are a number of reporters faking for this program.
This program has covered various subjects including legalising rapes, religion, temples, ghosts, adventures, festivals and social taboo.