NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – MAY 20 The finalization of tax slabs on GST has been widely covered on front page of all major dailies today. “Services split under GST, to have 4 rates.” is the Asian Age headline, While Ola, Uber rides will get cheaper, services including cinema tickets will attract 28% tax rate, the highest … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – MAY 20
NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 15 Reports of cyber attack that struck computers all across the world grab front page attention in most of the dailies. The Hindustan Times writes, “Red Alert on malware keeps India on its toes: Virus may strike today, security experts warn attackers can modify cyber bug, making it tougher to shut … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 15
AMN President Pranab Mukherjee has said, it is important for media to maintain objectivity and truthfulness in news. Speaking at the 90 years celebrations of Essel Group in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Mukherjee said, Media has a far reaching impact and influence on people and it must take note of the positive things taking place … Continue reading President asks media to maintain objectivity in news
NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 14 India’s decision to not participate in the “One Belt One Road or OBOR summit being hosted by China is prominently noticed in most of the newspaers today. The Statesman says “India to boycott OBOR Summit in China”. The Times of India reports “India slams OBOR, says it’s like colonial enterprise”. … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 14
AMN Government has enhanced the subsidy amount to set-up Community Radio stations across the country from the existing 50 per cent to 75 per cent. This was stated by the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu who reviewed the functioning of various media units of the Ministry in Chennai yesterday. Speaking to media in … Continue reading Govt enhances subsidy to set-up Community Radio stations
AMN Former Principal Information Officer of Press Information Bureau PIB , Rammohan Rao passed away today. An officer of the Indian Information Service, Mr Rao had the distinction of working with four Prime Ministers – Rajiv Gandhi, V.P.Singh, Chandrashekhar and Narasimha Rao. He also served as the head of the News Services Division of the … Continue reading Former head of PIB Rammohan Rao passes away
NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MAY 11 The Killing of a Kashmiri Army officer by suspected militants in Shopian in Jammu and Kahsmir makes for front page news in most of the dailies. “Army officer 22, Kidnapped & killed”, headlines The DNA adding “Local boy Lt. Ummer Fayaz, unarmed shot in Shopian by terrorists. First leave becomes his … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MAY 11
Neelam Jena / AMN Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu today said that India’s IT workers would not be affected by change in visa rules in her country. “Australia expects most Indians who qualify for work visas in the country at present to continue doing so in the future despite the government’s decision to … Continue reading Indian workers not to be affected by new visa rules’: Australian Envoy
NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 09 “Karnan orders 5-years Rigorous Imprisonment for Chief Justice of India, 7 other Supreme Court Judges,” is lead story in The Hindu. “Rajnath ask states to take ownership. More tech use, agressive line in war on Naxals,” reports The Asian Age. “Nitish says don’t pass buck,” highlights The Indian Express. The … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MAY 09
World Press Freedom Day AMN Senior media professionals expressed concern over the shrinking of spaces for the media. They said hat the challenges had become far more acute for media professionals in the era of neo liberalization. They expressed concern over the violence and insecurity of employment faced by a large number of journalists … Continue reading Journalists express concern over threat to media
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