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News Agency

A news agency is an organization of journalists established to supply news reports to news organizations: newspapers, magazines, and radio and television broadcasters. Such an agency may also be referred to as a wire service, newswire or news service.

The oldest news agency is Agence France-Presse (AFP). It was founded in 1835 by a Parisian translator and advertising agent, Charles-Louis Havas as Agence Havas.

The Press Trust of India :

The Press Trust of India Ltd., commonly known as PTI, is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has more than 1,000 full-time employees, as of 22 January 2016.

It took over the operations of the Associated Press of India from Reuters after India's independence in 1947. It provides news coverage and information of the region in both English and Hindi. Its corporate office is located at Sansad Marg, New Delhi and registered office in D N Road, Mumbai.

It exchanges information with several other news agencies including 100 news agencies based outside India.

It is the only news agency in South Asia which operates its own communication satellite, an INSAT, to broadcast news and information.

News agencies worldwide :

Name Country
Agence Centrafrique PresseCentral African Republic
Agence de Presse Senegalaise Senegal
Agence France Presse (AFP) France
Agence Ivoirienne de Presse Ivory Coast
Agencia Boliviana de Informacion (ABI) Bolivia
Agencia Cubana de Noticias (ACN) Cuba
Agencia de Noticias Fides Bolivia
Agencia Diarios y Noticias Argentina
Agencia DIB Argentina
Agencia EFE Spain
Agencia Estado Brazil
Agencia Folha Brazil
Agencia Nova Argentina
Agencia O Globo Brazil
Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata (ANSA) Italy
Agerpres Romania
Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP) Netherlands
Algerie Presse Service (APS) Algeria
Anadolu Agency Turkey
Asia News Network Thailand
Associated Press (AP) USA
Associated Press of Pakistan Pakistan
Aswat al-Iraq (Voices of Iraq) Iraq
AzerTAc Azerbaijan
BelTA Belarus
Bolpress Bolivia
Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) Bulgaria
Burma News International Burma (Myanmar)
Central Asian News Service Kyrgyzstan
China News Service (CNS) China
Clave Noticias Argentina
Cyprus News Agency (CNA) Cyprus
Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) Germany
East African Kenya
Europa Press (EP) Spain
Gabonews Gabon
Ghana News Agency Ghana
Ghana Review International Ghana
Hungarian News Agency (MTI) Hungary
Imaz Press Reunion Reunion
Infos Plus Gabon Gabon
Integrum Russia
Interfax (Ukraine News Agency) Ukraine
Interfax News Agency Russia
Interkorean Correspondent Network Korea (South)
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Iran
Kazinform Kazakhstan
Khovar Tajikistan
Macedonian Information Centre Macedonia
Media Line Lebanon
Mediafax Romania
Namibia Press Agency Namibia
National News Agency (NNA) Lebanon
Net Press Burundi Burundi
News Central Asia Turkmenistan
News Network International (NNI) Pakistan
NewsAhead World News Forecast USA
Newswire Norway
Nieuwsbank Netherlands
Noticias Argentinas Argentina Greece
Palestine News Agency (WAFA) Palestinian Territory
Petra (Jordan News Agency) Jordan
Polska Agencja Prasowa (PAP) Poland
Portugal News Agency (LUSA) Portugal
Portuguese News Network (PNN) Portugal
Press Association UK
Press Trust of India (PTI) India
Pressetext Austria
Reuters UK
Reuters America USA
Reuters Deutschland Germany
Reuters Mexico Mexico
Reuters Venezuela Venezuela
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) Russia
Ritzau Denmark
Rossiya Regioniy Russia
Sahara Press Service Morocco
Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Saudi Arabia
STT-Lehtikuva Finland
Ukrainian News Agency Ukraine
Ukrinform Ukraine
United Press International (UPI) USA
Uzbekistan National News Agency (UzA) Uzbekistan
Xinhua News Agency China
Yonhap News Agency Korea (South)
Zambia News Agency (Zana) Zambia

Last updated on: 29/10/2019


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