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From newsprint to phone...

Bangalore  apps. developer  puts  Indian regional and English newspapers on  mobile phone

If you miss your daily dose of newspaper reading while on the move, Eterno Infotech's   free application might ease the pain. The Bangalore based   mobile applications developer ( www.eternoinfotech.com )  has created an application, NewsHunt,  that lets mobile users read  over  15 Indian newspapers  on their handsets.   The list includes, The north and south versions of Indian Express, the Karnataka based Deccan Herald as well as leading Indian language papers like Dainik Jagran,  Dainik Bhaskar, Dinamani, Prajavani,  Loksatta, Kannada Prabha, Eeenadu, Dinamalar, Navajyoti, Andhra Prabha , Sakal, Malayala Manorama, Mathrubhoomi and Divya Bhaskar.
 
Most GPRS enabled phones  can take the service  and  the free download  is available at http://newshunt.com or by sending an  SMS, 'hunt' to 57333.  You have to enter your phone brand and model number to get the download.  Eterno promises individual local editions of the newspapers including classifieds and  entertainment/ astrology columns.
 
Eterno was founded in  2005 and has developed a variety of Indian  and international mobile  tools and applications. It received a recent investmenrt from  Indian web 2.0 company, Rediff.com

(Bangalore June 22 2009)