When it was first launched on February 21, 1992, STAR Plus was an English language television channel showing international content from the U.S., the UK and Australia, with Zee TV being the Hindi language channel. However, after STAR (subsequently acquired by News Corporation) ended its relationship with Zee TV, STAR Plus was transformed into a 24 hour Hindi language channel, with STAR World becoming the network's English language channel. But competitors like Sony Entertainment Television and Zee TV were in the lead, and STAR Plus struggled to survive with shows like Kora Kagaz and Saans.
[guardian] - Congratulations to Robin Burgess, chief executive of the CN group, on receiving an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours list for his services to the newspaper industry and the wider community in Cumbria. He is the fourth generation of his family to be involved in a business that publishes the Carlisle-based daily News & Star plus another evening, five paid-for weeklies, (...) (...)involved in a business that publishes the Carlisle-based daily News & Star plus another evening, five paid-for weeklies, and a range of
[guardian] - James Murdoch, the BSkyB chairman and News International boss, last night accused Ofcom of being part of an elite that seeks to unnecessarily regulate media because it is terrified of losing its power in a highly competitive digital future. Murdoch, giving his first major speech since becoming chief executive of News Corporation in Europe and Asia in December, made the accusat (...)by BSkyB to cancel transmission of a TV show in the UK. Star Plus, a Hindi language entertainment channel, was banned from showing the