Andhra Pradesh state irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao launched the first Telugu online newspaper 'Telugu Gateway.com' promoted and edited by senior journalist Vasireddy Srinivas, at a programme held in Hyderabad Press Club. Senior journalists from various media houses were present.
Speaking on this occasion, the minister hailed the efforts of group of senior journliasts in brining out this news paper in tune with changing technological scenario. In the present digitale age, he said importance of online news papers growing rapidly in providing news analysis and inputs to wide-range of readers located in far and away places. He recalled that his party Telugu Desam is making similar effort to communicate daily activities of party leaders and ministers to all party cadres in both the Telugu states.
Wishing success of this endover, the minister expressed hope that `Telugu Gateway.com' would communicate political analysis and interesting news reports to Telugu people all over.
Speaking on this occasion, senior journalist Kommineni Srinivasa Rao said that promoters should take risk to provide interesting and catchy news items in online newspaper. He suggested the need for providing indepth analytical stories on current affairs with out confining to routing news items.
Editor Vasireddy Srinivas said that apart from this online newspaper, Android and IOS mobile apps are also being made available for Telugu readers. These Aaps are provided at free of cost and can be downloaded from Google play store and apple app store in itunes.