aawaz.com is one of its kind platform with both AUDIO content and TEXT content bundled as one. The audio content such as Hindi podcasts, devotional chants, bhajans, stories, celebrity interviews, standup comedy has scripts written by popular writers and recorded in voices of famous RJs and voice over artistes.
You can listen to over 300 hours of audio content which is scripted, recorded, and presented as podcasts and shows. Aawaz also packs in over two thousand text articles. Both audio and text content are spread across multiple genres including entertainment, lifestyle, health, wellbeing, fiction, literature, devotional, comedy and humor, celebrities, career, relationships, and more.
It has something for listeners at all times of the day, one can start the day by listening to soft news and human-interest stories or get panchang updates for shubh muhurat of the day, to meditative chants and motivational content to help on relax in the evening.
The enire library of aawaz.com is living room friendly and contains no profanity and no violent content. The programming is aimed to be a pleasant, and suitable for audience of all ages in a family.
aawaz.com website and app are currently available in Hindi for free download and use.
www.aawaz.com Android: http://bit.ly/2m1baJz
Listle is an app designed for people who want to enjoy and consume content with ease. It lets you listen to a growing library of high-quality audio versions of articles. New narrations of the top upvoted stories on HackerNews and Reddit are added every day.
Whether you’re commuting, cooking, working out or running errands, you can keep up with current events and interesting stories right from your mobile device. You can browse the existing library by topic, authors and publications or even request the audio version of any written content on the web by simply copy / pasting the original post.
A large portion of the audios on Listle have been narrated by the authors themselves.
Download the Listle app for free and get listening!
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This is the age of fake news and post-truths. Hence it is imperative that you fact-check before you believe. This fact-checking app by the Indian fact-checking website, Alt News, fact-checks misinformation viral on social media platforms in India.
The app will allow you to look-up images and videos against the database of stories that have already been fact-checked by Alt News and get instant fact-checks. For images/videos that have not been fact-checked yet, you’ll get notifications as and when they get fact-checked.
The fact-checks are prioritised based on the potential negative impact of the fake news. Frivolous content including viral memes, bollywood gossip and funny videos are just ignored since they do not have any major impact.
Now, don’t fall prey to Whatsapp University messages – fact-check before you accept and forward!
Website : https://www.altnews.in/ Android: http://bit.ly/2k7PdrP
In the midst of all the negative stories in the media, TheBetterIndia comes across as a breath of fresh air. NO politics, NO name calling, NO negativity.
TheBetterIndia.com is a platform which carries inspirational stories from across India. They use the power of the internet and media to enable large-scale impact, one story at a time. Inspiration leads to impact, and it happens through YOU!
The impact is visible in a variety of areas such as influencing policy, fighting drought, rural electrification, education, women empowerment, fighting poverty, encouraging innovations, scholarships, healthcare, etc. etc.
Living Rakhis, upcycling plastic, sustainable travel packages, green cooling solutions are some of the stories doing the rounds recently. Browse and you will find something interesting which you can implement on your own and make our country a better place!
Android: http://bit.ly/31fWMMU https://www.thebetterindia.com/
Breaking News Headlines
SmartNews is the award-winning news app downloaded by 35+ million readers in 100+ countries! It analyzes millions of articles every day to deliver the top trending news stories influencing the world right now.
SmartNews delivers high-quality news headlines and breaking news from top news publishers: NBC News, MSNBC, USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post and also from Indian Channels like Times of India, Indian Express, Scroll.in, News18, Hindustan Times, etc.
You can Browse headlines quickly, customize your channels and read the news offline. It also gives you the option to connect to your Twitter account and view the trending news from friends and family. You can even connect to your Evernote account and clip news directly into it.
An excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.
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Moneylife News & Views is a newsmagazine which is focused on personal finance like borrowings, mutual funds, real estate, stocks, loan, insurance, or taxes. It has a very high reputation for its innovative content and pro-reader stance. It delivers a stellar mix of unique content, sharp analysis and a lucid writing style.
Most of the articles are based on hard facts, insightful opinions, unbiased options and useful tips from the world of money.
Since 2006, Moneylife has published some of most deeply-researched articles on gold, mutual funds, fixed income, stocks, insurance, collecting, best ways to save for your children, wills & nomination and even harmful drugs.
Install Moneylife for the best data for protecting and growing your Money!
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Medium is made for you: people who are genuinely curious about the world and your part in it. From opinion pieces to interviews to in-depth reportage, photography, and features, Medium stories take many shapes, but always leave you with a greater insight into the world.
Medium features a clean reading experience designed to let you focus on the story (without an ad in sight) wherever you are, from your commute to your couch. You can read a select number of stories for members each month for free — or go for a monthly subscription for unlimited access.
The Homepage is curated based on your personal interests and editor’s picks. The stories on Medium are in multi-part collections that you can binge-read or savor over time. You can explore expert columns, multi-author anthologies, comprehensive explainers, and the monthly magazine.
The app is designed to let you focus on the words. Bookmark stories on your personal reading list. Join the conversation by writing a response. Clap for stories to show writers your appreciation. If there’s a particular line or passage that intrigues you, highlight it for posterity.
Explore a different way of reading with Medium – I’m sure you will enjoy it!
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Google News is a smart news app that organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.
Your briefing helps you easily stay in the know about what’s important and relevant to you. You have perspectives and contextual links which further elaborate on the story which you wish to know more about. You also have local stories which give you the latest news based on your location.
Google curates quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and discover sources you haven’t heard of before. You can even choose your favourite, trusted sources to get maximum stories from that source.
Google News is the new way to keep yourself upto date on the go – you will never go to a newspaper again!
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Finding and sorting news can be difficult and clunky. Palabre is a wonderful app that focuses on the topics you want to read about. When you first open the app, you will be presented with popular categories and some sources from where you can get them. You can use their categories or create your own. Almost every site has an RSS feed these days, so sources are virtually limitless. If you go the manual route — you can even add feeds from almost any source.
Palabre features offline reading, so that you need not be connected all the time. It makes it easy to scan article headlines to decide if you want to learn more about the topic. Instead of having to search the web for articles, it’s all done for you, so you just have to decide if you want to read it or not.
Welcome to a very different, speedy and efficient way to scan news fast and keep abreast of the latest happenings across the world.
Android : http://bit.ly/2sw81RN
Listed as one of the Top 30 Best Android apps of 2017 by TheNextWeb, this podcast app gives you all – A catalog of over 300,000 podcasts on different topics, like daily news, sports, movies, entertainment, lifestyle, hosted by renowned publishers.
You can sync your podcast subscriptions across devices. It also features offline listening to podcasts wherever and whenever you like, even without internet access. Create custom categories which can be fully personalized.
Of course, you get the top quality podcast player for a great listening experience. And all this is for FREE.
The premium version offers more facilities, more customizations, personalized search and much more – but for now, the free version will be sufficient to start with.
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