Tara Newz

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Tara Newz
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Tara Newz logo
Launched 21 February 2005 (2005-02-21)
Owned by Government of West Bengal, India[1]
Picture format 480i, 576i (SDTV 4:3)
Country India
Language Bengali
Broadcast area All Bengali-speaking countries
Headquarters Kolkata, India
and Bangladesh
Formerly called TARA Newz
Sister channel(s) TARA Muzik
TV Southasia
Website www.taratv.com

Tara Newz (Bengali: তারা নিউজ; also known as Tara News) was a 24-hour Bengali language news channel, covering local news of West Bengal and Bangladesh as well as national and international news, operated by Broadcast Worldwide Limited, a public limited company, with other channels under its umbrella, viz. TARA Muzik, and TV Southasia. Tara Newz was formally launched on 21 February 2005, the International Mother Language Day.[2]

It was nationalized on 23 May 2013.[1] The channel was shut down on 15 April 2013.[3]


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