Kozhikode, Jan 24,
Thejas News Paper, a venture promoted by Intermedia Publishing Company will be launched from Media City, Nallalam, Kozhikode on Republic Day onwards. It was conveyed by its the promoters at a press meet in Kozhikode. The official inaguration will be held at Tagore Centenary Hall, Kozhikode at 3.P.M, on 26th January, 2006, by Syed Nizamudheen, General Secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Delhi.
The daily will start its Mumbai and Trivandrum editions by March while Kannoor and Kochi editions will be rolled by April 2006. It also planning one edition from Gulf too.
"Thejas, will be a newspaper that seeks to address the minorities, backwards, dalits and other sections of Malayalee population" said its Executive Editor, Mr.N.P.Chekkutty.who has formerly been director of news and current affairs at Kairali TV and chief reporter for the Indian Express at Kozhikode.
The press conference was also attened by Intermedia Publishing Company officials like E. Aboobaker (Managing Editor), Adv. K.M.Ashraf & Nasarudheen Elamaram (Managing Directors), Fayis Muhammed (General Manager) and P.K. Ashfaq (Deputy General Manager).