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|Owner(s)||Singapore Press Holdings|
Tamil Murasu is a Singapore based Tamil language newspaper. Launched in 1935 by Thamizhavel G. Sarangapani, Tamil Murasu is Singapore's only Tamil language newspaper. It is one of the sixteen newspapers in Singapore.
Readership* 154,000 (Print + Digital)
Circulation^ 16,000 (Mon-Sun)
* Media Nielsen Research Media Index 2013 ^ Average Circulation Jan-Nov 2013
July 1935: Tamil Murasu launched as a weekly tabloid at 1 cent per copy. Becomes a thrice-weekly paper that same year.
1936: Becomes a daily broadsheet.
1952: Student supplement Manavar Murasu is launched.
1963: Labour unrest disrupts operations for the first time since the Japanese Occupation.
1991: Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) takes over distribution of Tamil Murasu.
1993: Hipro Printing, Tamil Murasu's family-owned publisher, is incorporated
1995: SPH and Times Publishing buy Hipro Printing.
1999: Youth page Ilyar Murasu is launched.
2000: Tamil Murasu webpage is launched.
2004: SPH buys Times Publishing's share of Hipro, making it a wholly owned SPH subsidiary.
2005: Hirpo Printing is renamed Tamil Murasu.
2008: Weekly English tabloid tabla! is launched.
2017: Balar Murasu, a fortnightly supplement for pre-schoolers, is launched. Tamil Murasu becomes part of SPH's English/Malay/Tamil Media Group.
2019: The Tamil Murasu website receives a revamp.
2020: Tamil Murasu celebrates its 85th anniversary.
2021: Tamil Murasu Starts distributing copies of their "Manavar Murasu" Paper to schools in Singapore.
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