HT Next, as the name suggests, is a newspaper exclusively packaged for Generation Next. It has been specially designed and edited keeping a school-going audience in mind. HT Next has everything that today’s youth wants in a newspaper - sports news, celebrity news, and snapshots of local and global news. HT Next very effectively captures and presents the aspects of the world relevant to its target group. The paper tries to present news elements in a way that is inviting, useful and fun for its young readers.
The various sections of the newspaper are geared towards the interested of its young readers. For the students looking for more serious news they offer a political digest –Day in Politics. An informative section on science, nature, life, the universe and JTL has found great resonance with the young audience.
HT Next creates a space for budding writers to express their talents. Participation in daily debates and posting messages on Plug In are strongly encouraged through print and on ground activities. The paper is a major presence in the world of scholastic quizzing and organizes annual inter school quizzes as well as regular email and SMS quizzes for their readers.
HT PACE (Partnerships for Action in Education)
PACE - Partnerships for Action in Education, the Hindustan Times Newspaper in Education Programme was launched in 1998 and is today a trusted partner of schools across the country. HT PACE continuously endeavours to add value to education and a new dimension to classroom teaching. A front-runner of all Newspaper in Education (NIE) initiatives in the country, PACE has made the newspaper an integral part of a child’s curriculum, bringing about significant value addition in and around the editorial product.
PACE presently reaches out to over four hundred thousand students across Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur and Chandigarh. Each city brings out its own edition of HT School Times, provides curriculum support, conducts exclusive interactive sessions for students, principals and teachers, and also organises a plethora of events, inter-school competitions and fun-filled contests.