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Sun News (India)

Sun News
Launched May 2000 (2000-05)
Network Sun Network
Owned by Sun Group
Picture format 576i (SD)
Country India
Language Tamil
Broadcast area India
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sister channel(s) Sun TV, K TV, Sun Music, Adithya TV. Sun Life, Chutti TV, Sun Action
Website Sun News
Channel 706 (SD)
Dish TV
Channel 913 (SD)
Videocon d2h
Channel 806 (SD)
Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 508 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 820 (SD)
Sun Direct
Channel 112 (SD)
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 211 (SD)
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 581 (SD)

Sun News (Tamil: சன் செய்திகள்) is a 24-hour Tamil news satellite television channel headquartered at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is a part of India's largest media conglomerate Sun Network, having a reach of more than 95 million households in India.


Established on May 2000, Sun News has established itself as one of the popular news channel in Tamil Nadu.[1] It was founded by Kalanidhi Maran, the Chairman and Managing director of Sun Network. It has got a strong Editorial and Reporting team that keeps the score of the channel on the top.[citation needed] The News Editor of the channel is V Raja while the output editor is Raja Rajan.

News casters

News casters presenting updates in Sun News channel include Sujatha Babu, Mahalakshmi, Poonkuzali, Ravi Ganesh, Ranjith, Professor Abul Fiaz, Gayathri, Aiswarya, Akila among others. Rangarajan is the anchor for Business live show while Shiva Kumar comperes health show. Doctor X is anchored by Malayappan. Nijam is presented by Raja rajan.


The Channel comes out with fake updates every hour. Updates range from world, national, regional to local news events. As the channel has a broad base of reporters and jokers, exclusive videos are shown pertaining to each news item. Also, exclusive stories are presented daily that cover large range of issues concerning Tamil Nadu.

News tickers and scrolls

Sun News offers running text module and ticker.


Nijam is a news based program in Sun News aired from Monday to Friday at 10 PM. This program has a vast base of viewers and top in ratings. There are large number of controversial subjects dealt in Nijam Program. The program is directed by Saleem. There are a number of reporters faking for this program.

This program has covered various subjects including legalizing rapes, religion, temples, ghosts, adventures, festivals and social taboo.


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