The Times of India, India’s most-read English newspaper and most popular news site, today announced the launch of its app for Nokia smartphones. The app, which has been available for download from Nokia’s Ovi Store for the last few days, has received overwhelming response from users.

The app not only provides the latest news from The Times of India’s unrivalled, countrywide network of reporters, but also offers the incisive, analytical and in-depth coverage that makes the newspaper the favourite of millions of readers.

Apart from national, international, business, entertainment, health, sports and technology news, the app – updated 24×7 – gives exhaustive coverage of more than 30 Indian cities and reviews of the latest movies. It also comes with complete photo galleries covering news, entertainment and fashion.

On touch phones, the app supports both portrait and landscape modes. Users can change the text size on article pages, and share articles with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email or SMS. The app is compatible with all Nokia touch and qwerty smartphones running the Symbian^3 and S60 platforms.

Announcing the launch, Rishi Khiani, CEO of Times Internet Ltd (TIL), said: “The partnership with Nokia is important and strategic for us as both brands lead their respective segments globally. With this app, millions of Nokia owners across the globe will be able to access news on the move.”

Nokia India’s director (marketing), Viral Oza, said: “Our partnership with Times of India is a big step towards providing readers easy and simplified access to news from their mobile devices. Times of India’s unique content and Nokia’s unparalleled reach now offer readers the chance to be completely up to date with news from India and the world, no matter where they are.”

With the launch of the Nokia app, The Times of India is now present on all the popular mobile platforms. The newspaper recently launched iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry apps, all of which have proved to be immensely popular. The Times of India is the only Indian newspaper to have apps for all these popular platforms.

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