Indo-Asian News Service

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Indo-Asian News Service
News agency
IndustryMedia, News media
Founded1986 Edit this on Wikidata
FounderGopal Raju
New Delhi
Area served
India, South Asia Edit this on Wikidata

Indo-Asian News Service or IANS is a private Indian news agency.

The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service. The IANS has its main offices located in Noida.

IANS reports about India with news, views and analyses about the country across a wide range of subjects. News, features and views from the subcontinent reach subscribers via the Internet.


While IANS is primarily known as a wire service in English and Hindi, it also has a publishing division that currently produces newspapers and periodicals for other clients in the media industry. IANS also operates a mobile news service.[1]


Further reading[edit]

  • Shrivastava, K. M. (2007). News Agencies from Pigeon to Internet. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. pp. 65–. ISBN 978-1-932705-67-6.