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This week, two of the most recognized business news brands made their India debut. A facsimile edition of The Wall Street Journal Asia hit n…

imageThis week, two of the most recognized business news brands made their India debut. A facsimile edition of The Wall Street Journal Asia hit newsstands on Monday and Forbes, the magazine of the rich, launched its India edition yesterday.

Most of Forbes India content is available online on business.in.com. The stories from Forbes International redirects to Forbes.com. Here’s editor Indrajit Gupta’s blog, here’s Steve Forbes’s note about the launch and here’s Network18 MD Raghav Bahl’s note on the occasion.

Network18 and Forbes media entered into an arrangement to launch a business magazine end of 2007. The magazine was supposed to launch in early 2008. In end 2008, government allowed foreign magazine titles to launch in India without restrictions on content. We had reported in April that Forbes will be launched by the third week of May.

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  1. It's nice to hear that Forbes India will be launched soon. Many will surely get a copy of this 1st Forbes magazine.

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  2. the trend of Facsmile edition is growing up. this is second such launch in less then 3 weeks time. Both the magazines are very rich in content. hope they can generate the desired advertisement revenue.

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  3. Network18 and Forbes media entered into an arrangement to launch a business magazine end of 2007. The magazine was supposed to launch in early 2008. In end 2008, government allowed foreign magazine titles to launch in India without restrictions on content

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  4. It would be beneficial for this foreign magazine to be able to publish their content without any restrictions. At least the richness of content will still be there.

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  5. This is glad news for indians, Network18 & Forbes will be publishing there indian edition without any content restrictions so indian business news market will face strong competitions and readers will get informative, important & excitement news editions.

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  6. sunil jagdhane Wednesday, May 27, 2009

    It is a very good news for all of us that two major Business News Brands debut in India, Network18 & Forbes will be publishing there business magazine avilable online on business.in.com it will be more binificial for India edition and readers. Thanking for launching Indian edition…..

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  7. Great … Business Brands Debuting in Indian Market. Its Really a Good News for Us. The Forbes India and Network 18 has a very good Contents which are available on business.in.com. Both are helpful for the Indian Business markets. Best of Luck…..

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  8. It’s nice for the Network18 & Forbes will be publishing there indian edition without any content restrictions so indian business news market will face strong competitions and readers will get informative, important & excitement news editions…… Best of Luck

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  9. Naresh Shivajiro deshmukh Wednesday, May 27, 2009

    it's very interesting two major business news brands starting in india. Forbes and Network18 media entered into a business magazine end of 2007 as well as this business news brands will very profitable for business news reader and business man.

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  10. It is vergy good News. New Brands Welcome to India. This Magzine reason of take the best knowledge of business news. Therefore, more problem handles in bueiness. So I thing great decision Major Business Nes Brands Debut in India.

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