Udayavani is one of the top Kannada dailies in Karnataka published by Manipal Media Network Ltd. (MMNL), a part of the $ 750 million Manipal Group. MMNL is an integrated media company that provides news and entertainment to a large Kannada audience.
Founded in 1971, Udayavani, the flagship brand of the company is the undisputed market leader in coastal Karnataka, has a significant presence in Bangalore and Mumbai and with the recent launch of its Hubli – Gulbarga and Davangere editions, has become the preferred choice of the discerning readers across Karnataka. Altogether Udayavani is printed from six places, i.e., from Manipal, Bangalore, Hubli, Gulbarga, Davanagere and Mumbai. The newspaper is also airlifted to parts of UAE on readers demand.
Taranga the family weekly magazine is the market leader in its segment and commands significant following amongst the discerning Kannadigas. Roopatara is the group’s film monthly magazine which has sustained supremacy over two decades. Tushara, the literary magazine and Tunturu, the children’s digest are two other most popular offerings from MMNL stable.
MMNL also produced software for Kannada Television industry and is credited with some of the most popular and successful mega serials running for years.
Udayavani Online division, www.udayavani.com, has a huge traffic of unique visitors everyday and is rated to be one of the most popular Kannada websites today. Our facebook page likes are the highest in the Kannada Medaia space with more than 30000 talks at any given point of time. Udayavani is the Kannada content partners of Yahoo and is the the only Kannada newspaper with iPad, iPhone and android apps.