E-paper (digital edition) subscriptions

We are happy to announce a reduction in subscription rates for our e-paper editions effective September 1, 2012.

The subscription rates from September 1, 2012 are:

Duration US Dollar (US$) Indian Rupees (Rs.)
1 Month (30 days) 4.5 175.00
3 months (90 days) 13 500.00
6 months (180 days) 25 950.00
1 Year 46 1800.00



For subscription related errors/queries, please email: epaperth@thehindu.co.in

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We do not accept cancellation of subscriptions. There are no refunds.

Acceptance of Offline Payments for E Paper

The following modes of payments may be accepted

1.       For US Dollar payments by Wire Transfer

Beneficiary Name : Kasturi and Sons Limited
Beneficiary Account No : 000951000048
Bank Address : ICICI Bank Limited
  Prakash Presidium, 110 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034
Correspondent Bank: JP MORGON CHASE BANK NEWYORK
A/c No : 001-1-427374
Swift code : CHASUS33XXX

OR
Beneficiary Name : Kasturi and Sons Limited
Beneficiary Account No : 000951000048
Bank Address : ICICI Bank Limited
  Prakash Presidium, 110 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034
Correspondent Bank: BANK OF NEW YORK
A/c No : 8900584033
Swift code : IRVTUS3NXXX

Amount to be remitted is to be increased by bank charges of US $ 5  Activation will be provided as soon as we receive the remittance, with an outer limit of a week.

2. The subscription for Business Line e-paper can be done either through ONLINE (Credit card) or by offline/direct transfer method (WIRE). We need valid email id to activate your account.

We do not accept cancellation of subscriptions. There are no refunds

Online using Credit card:

We accept credit cards of type VISA/MASTERCARD only.


[If you encounter problems signing in after your subscription is active, please try the following:]

Before you start subscribing our edition, please follow the steps

1. Go to IE->Tools->Internet Options-> Delete cookies
2. Set Security as Medium
3. Enable Pop-up for this web site
3. Stop Norton antivirus for a while
4. Try with FireFox version 2.0

If your company policy does not allow https protocol, kindly contact your firewall administrator and enable the above protocol to initiate ICICI secure page.

Note:

Unless we authorize the payment, it will not be reflected in your credit card statement.

After successful transaction, you must get Business Line Online Receipt and it should be shown for any dispute. Please see the sample test receipt file.

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"You can make the payment using your Credit / Debit cards powered by Master / Visa / Maestro through our 128 bit encrypted, Verisign-secured "PaySeal" payment gateway of ICICI Bank."

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After you get online receipt, please click on e-paper button, otherwise your account will not be activated online.

Please send a mail to: collection@thehindu.co.in and CC to: epaperth@thehindu.co.in.

Internet Banking: (Net banking e-paper Activation takes one/two days )

If you have Internet Banking facility, you may initiate direct transfer to our Hindu account. The activation will be done after one or two days. Please fill up the following details and send it by mail.

1. Your name
2. Account No
3. Business Line online Account Detail:

Beneficiary Name : Kasturi and Sons Limited
Beneficiary Account No : 000951000048

IFSC Code : ICIC0000009
Account Type : Cash Credit

4. Date of remittance
5. Amount
6. Name of the Bank where you initiated the transaction
7. Place
8. e-paper: Hindu/BusinessLine
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**Please see the enclosed e-paper application form and fill-up all the details including net transaction and send it as an attachment by email`

Click here to download “e-paper application form

Please send a mail to: collection@thehindu.co.in and CC to: epaperth@thehindu.co.in.

 

Offline Procedure

“For local subscribers, besides Credit cards only Demand drafts and Pay orders will be accepted"

A Demand Draft should be payable at Chennai in favour of Kasturi and Sons Limited. The activation will be provided as soon as the credit is received in our account.

Please provide us your valid email ID so that we can activate and inform the same by mail on realization of DD.

Click here to download “e-paper application form

Please send filled application form by mail and (application form & DD) together by post:
 
Please send a mail to: collection@thehindu.co.in and CC to: epaperth@thehindu.co.in.

Please mark on the envelope “E-paper services for The Business Line”

Postal Address:

Chief Finacial Officer
Business Line
Kasturi and Sons Ltd
No: 859 & 860
Anna Salai
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
India
Pin: 600 002

Please note that the web edition (html edition available at www.businessline.in, www.thehindubusinessline.com, and www.blonnet.com) will continue to be free-to-air.

Business Line, published by Kasturi & Sons Ltd, launched its e-paper or digital edition on September 10, 2006. It is a pioneer in presenting business news in specialised sections and specialist pages.

What does the digital edition of Business Line, or e-paper, offer the reader?

The newspaper itself, nothing less – delivered online. You can see each page as it appears in the print edition. This means all the reports, articles, photographs, and other graphics have been organised, laid out, and presented according to their importance, with the appropriate typography and design elements. You can also see the advertisements as they appear on the page.

Whole pages, articles, photographs and other images can be viewed in .pdf and .jpg format, and articles can also be read as text.

You can make use of the Internet's powerful feature - search. The e-paper offers you search in several forms: You can look for something specific using the search engine. You can also track stories in your areas of interest by setting your preferences for "My News," a news-tracking feature. You can clip articles and photos for future reference and can email them to a friend.

The Chennai edition of the newspaper is available in digital form at this first stage. The archive offers a week’s back issues of the digital editions of Business Line.

It is available for viewing at 6 a.m., Indian Standard Time (IST) every day.

Please contact the product manager at epaperth@thehindu.co.in for more details or clarifications.