Seithigal (Tamil News)
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Seithigal is an app that displays news articles from several Tamil news papers in one place. With the newest update, you can even listen to Tamil News from BBC(Tamil Osai). Enjoy your news as you can browse through several subsections for each newspaper(Politics, Sports, Editorial etc). It is designed in conformance with latest Android User Interface guidelines and sports a sleek, simple but elegant user interface. You can check seven newspapers and their subsections, read full articles, share any interesting ones to your friends or social networks from within the app.
Seithigal utilizes Unicode to display Tamil alphabets. Most modern phones support this standard, as a quick check if your phone displays the following word in Tamil (seithigal) then your phone supports Unicode:
The app is written to be fast and efficient and uses less data compared to using a browser. At launch, it supports seven (7) news papers and a Radio:
>Dinamani - தினமணி
>Dinamalar - தினமலர்
>Dinakaran - தினகரன்
>Maalai Malar - மாலை மலர்
>The Hindu (Tamil Edition) - தி இந்து
>Dina Thanthi - தினத்தந்தி
>Tamil Murasu - தமிழ் முரசு
>BBC Tamil Osai
Seithigal uses one of the latest UI conventions, Navigation Drawer to organize and present information. Just swipe from the left of your screen or press the app icon in the top left corner to display the list of newspapers. Swipe from the right of your screen to display the subsections for the active newspaper. Seithigal opens with a handy summary of news articles from an assorted list of news sources at launch, you can select your favourite newspapers and read the content exclusive to it. Just select a news item to read the full article, and press back to get back to the list of news items.
I hope you enjoy Seithigal. Please leave your comments on the ratings page or for any questions and queries, e-mail me at the address below. :)
For Android 4.0 and above:
>>NEW: Now listen to BBC Tamilosai radio news from Seithigal
>>Complete rewrite of the app, faster load times, smoother animations, and more efficient processing of data.
>>Added Settings option to customise the list of newspapers. Now you can make the list of newspapers your own by adding/removing your favorites from the list of newspapers.
>>Reduced file size.
Features are getting backported and will grace your screens soon :-)