There's definitely not a dearth of news reader apps on the Windows Phone Store and there are quite a few good ones which are brilliant in form as well as function. Made in India, the recently launched Plash is an RSS search and aggregation service focused at Indian users.

Plash offers news and articles in over 200 curated categories from the finest sources across India and the World in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, and other languages. The app also features several top Indian magazines – from the India Today and Outlook group - for free within the app. You can search for a variety of RSS feeds, and if you don't find a feed of our choice, the developers would like you to drop them an email at


You can sign up with your email address or use your Facebook account. Once signed up, you can pick categories based on your interest and the magazines you like to personalize the app. You can connect the app with your Facebook account to make your reading experience social with your Facebook friends. While reading an article, you can like it or share it via Facebook, email, SMS or other apps.

Plash is a nicely designed, and intuitive news reader app. It's a free app, although ad-supported, and you should definitely try it out. Download the app for Windows Phone 8 devices from the Windows Phone Store. Give it a whirl, and let us know how you like it.

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