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BusinessLine, from The Hindu Group of Publications is arguably the best newspaper when it comes to reliable and in-depth business news. The newspaper is extensively followed by the decision makers and change leaders from the world of business.

The Hindu BusinessLine ePaper, a digital replica of the daily newspaper, is designed to provide a familiar reading format to the digital ‘on-the-go’ consumer. The user-friendly navigation will let you view the pages of each edition as you would with the printed copy of the newspaper and lets you search instantly, save stories and share them with friends on social media. Easy to access across multiple devices and choice of formats in the form of text, image or PDF, it creates a reading experience that is pleasant and convenient. The ePaper also offers free access to 60 days of archived newspapers from the date of purchase.

Available everyday at 5 AM (IST) in 4 editions – Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai editions. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

After sign in, select the page that you desire to read from the thumbnails. Below the thumbnails you will find list of articles

  1. Select the desired article to view it alongside the list
  2. Click on Icon to open the article in a separate page Icon to open the article in a separate page. You can share the article on social media from this page.
  3. Click on icon to see the image view of the article icon to see the image view of the article
  4. Cick on to save the article in your favorite list to save the article in your favorite list.
  5. Click on to download the PDF version of the article to download the PDF version of the article.
  6. Click on to increase the size of body text of the article to increase the size of body text of the article

Yes, the desktop version of the site provides three different views of the e-Paper. The thumbview, the listview and fullview. But the mobile version of the site has only the thumbview. The other two views are not suitable for the mobile format.

However on iPad and Tablets you will see all the three views in landscape orientation.

Yes

After login to e-Paper

  1. Click on icon on the tool bar icon on the tool bar
  2. Select the required edition from the list

After login to e-Paper,

  1. Click on the user icon on the right of the tool bar on the top on the right of the tool bar on the top
  2. Select ‘Change Password’ From the menu
  3. In the pop up form type your old and new password
  4. Click on the ‘Change Password button.

After login to e-Paper,

  1. Click on the left menu icon menu icon andselect the ‘Subscription’ option
  2. Select the number of days that you want to subscribe to
  3. In the next screen make sure that you have selected the correct option. Make sure that your renewal start date is correct. If not, click on the calendar icon calendar icon to select the desired date
  4. Click ‘Next’ to go to the payment gateway to make the payment

After login to e-Paper,

  1. Click on menu icon select page to download the PDF of selected page.
  2. Click on menu icon edition to download the PDF of Entire Edition.

You can access last 60 days issues of all eleven editions of The Hindu & Business line (Chennai edition only) from the current date in the e-Paper archives.

You can always select a back date from the calendar on the tool bar or ‘Change Date’ from the left menu.

There's a lot of effort that goes into reporting, publishing, and distributing news truthfully and fairly. The Hindu's seamless coverage of news is a result of the round-the-clock efforts of hundreds of journalists - reporters, editors, fact-checkers, photographers, videographers, publishers - as well as many support staff. In addition to this we do incur costs associated with Software development, Bandwidth, AMC cost and Maintenance of database & server.

  1. The printed edition will be available in full.
  2. The individual articles can be seen in pdf/ image/text format and fully searchable.
  3. Newspaper column format has been preserved.
  4. Classified sections are fully searchable and easy to preserve.
  5. Ability to provide an easy access for back dated edition pages (10 days current + 60 days’ archive)
  6. The Read offline feature to download the entire edition in one go and can be preserved for future reference.
  7. Ability to send article by email. (The recipient does not require subscription)

After login to e-Paper

  1. Select the desired page and select the article you wish to read
  2. Click on icon to see the image view of the article icon to see the image view of the article
  3. Click on to download the PDF version of the article to download the PDF version of the article
  4. Clicking on in article view will download the html version of the article in all devices except iOS

After login to e-Paper

  1. Select the page that you desire to read from the thumbnails. Below the thumbnails, you will find list of articles
  2. Click the desired article to view
  3. Article will open in a new tab on your mobile device
  4. If you wish to see the article in image view, click on icon

After login to e-Paper

  1. Select the page that you desire to read from the thumbnails. Below the thumbnails, you will find list of articles
  2. Select the desired article to view
  3. Click on to save the article in your favourite list to save the article in your favourite list Currently, this feature is not available in mobile devices

During trial period, users cannot download the newspaper pages and edition, while they can download individual articles in both html and PDF formats

Users can read all the pages during their trial period. However, they cannot view the archives before their subscription date

After login to e-Paper

  1. Select the page that you desire to read from the thumbnails
  2. Click icon on the top left of the pag icon on the top left of the page
  3. Select ‘Download current page’ if you wish to download the current page
  4. Select ‘Download current edition’ if you wish to download the whole edition

In an auto-renewal plan, your subscription will get renewed automatically when it expires, and payment will be deducted from your connected account.

There is no cancellation fee. You can cancel anytime. This is how to do it: after logging into your e-paper account

  1. Go to the ‘My subscription’ tab
  2. Select the ‘Auto renewal plan’ and cancel it

You will be able to use the services till the end of your plan tenure. But the plan will not be auto-renewed

Yes, you can. But the change will come into effect only after the end of the subscription period

Go to the subscription plan page and select the desired auto-renewal plan and complete the payment. It will become effective once your one-time plan’s subscription period gets over.

Cancel the auto-renewal plan as per the steps mentioned in the previous FAQ. Select the desired one-time plan and complete the transaction. The plan will become effective once the auto-renewal plan’s subscription period gets over.

Yes, you can. But the upgrade will come into effect only after the end of the monthly plan period.

After logging into your E-Paper account,

  1. Go to the ‘My subscription’ tab
  2. Select ‘Monthly Auto-Renewal’ and cancel it
  3. Go to the ‘Subscription Plan’ page, and select the desired auto-renewal plan and complete the transaction

On the first day of the next subscription cycle. For example, if your plan gets over on 31st of January, the plan will be auto-renewed around 00:30 AM on 1st of February

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