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Google News introduces bilingual edition

5 July 2008 3 Comments

Google is always known for innovation.. And Google news has demonstrated it yet again!!Now, you can read news in English and Hindi with ease.. This is the new bilingual edition for you..
Check out the Google News India Site.

At the end of each news cluster, you will find a “Hindi Mein” link.. which takes you to the equivalent news in hindi..
This is a new dimension for news consumption.. Kudos to Google news team!

Next time you read a bollywood rumour in english .. And want more “views”… You knw where to check out for *detailed reporting* πŸ™‚

Here is a sample of bilingual edition

Zimbabwe’s withdrawal called a ‘win-win’ solution
Times Online – 8 hours ago
An unlikely combination of Nelson Mandela coupled with two lesser-known cricket administrators emerged as the most influential figures behind Zimbabwe’s withdrawal from the ICC World Twenty20 tournament, which will go ahead as planned in England next
Zimbabwe to skip ICC World Twenty20 Calcutta Telegraph
Zimbabwe heading out of Twenty20 Mirror.co.uk
Hindustan Timesguardian.co.ukTelegraph.co.ukCricInfo.com
all 1,318 news articles » “Hindi Mein”

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  • Pradeep said:

    Hey Sundar,
    http://in.msn.com already gives all its contents which includes news in hindi, tamil, kannada, telugu and malayalam..
    Am I missing something here ?

  • Sundar Rajan G S said:

    Pradeep,

    Gnews links the stories.. In msn, you just get to see all the stories..

  • Pradeep said:

    As the English-speaking community gets saturated, the next forays will be into regional languages. And imagine the scope in India. It’s not for nothing they say India is a huge market.