Nirmala Laxman appointed as the new chairman of The Hindu Group

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Nirmala Laxman appointed as the new chairman of The Hindu Group Nirmala Laxman has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of The Hindu Group Publishing Private Limited (THGPPL) for a period of three years.

An Overview of the News

  • He succeeds Malini Parthasarathy, who stepped down after completing her three-year term at the board meeting on June 5, 2023.

  • Nirmala Laxman During her time as joint editor of The Hindu, she was instrumental in re-launching and setting up new features sections, including 'The Hindu Literary Review', 'Young World' and 'The Hindu in School'. played an important role.

  • Nirmala Laxman is the founder and curator of Lit for Life, a literary festival organized by The Hindu.

  • In addition to his current appointment, he previously served as the chairman of Kasturi Media Limited (KML), the publisher of The Hindu Tamil Thisai.

The Hindu Group Publishing Private Limited (THGPPL):

  • It is a media company.

  • It is the publisher of The Hindu, a national daily newspaper, as well as other publications including Frontline, Sportstar and Hindu BusinessLine.

  • THGPPL operates the digital assets including the website and mobile app of The Hindu.

  • The company was founded in 1878 by G. Subramania Iyer as The Hindu Religious and Public Trust, which focused on religious and educational material.

  • In 1905, the Trust acquired The Hindu newspaper, shifting the company's focus to journalism.

  • Headquarters - Chennai, India

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