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NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN “Pak trying to fix Gujarat polls : Modi” is The Asian Age headline. PM accuses Congress of being in cahoots with Pakistan but Congress says PM relying on rumours, says the report. The paper also reports of Rahul Gandhi formally taking over as Congress President on December 16th.”Modiji is fixated on himself : … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN

A Surya Prakash re-appointed chairman of Prasar Bharati

  Veteran journalist A Surya Prakash was today appointed the chairman of the Prasar Bharati board for a second consecutive term till 8th February 2020. A panel headed by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had recommended Prakash’s name for the post. Mr Prakash thanked the vice president, the members of the panel and the Union … Continue reading A Surya Prakash re-appointed chairman of Prasar Bharati

Tripura: Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik Shot Dead By Policeman

AMN Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik, 50, working for the popular Bengali daily Syandan Patrika was shot dead Tuesday near capital Agartala, allegedly by a paramilitary force personnel. The accused soldier, Nandu Reang, who was with Tripura State Rifles, a paramilitary force engaged in counter-insurgency operations, has been arrested. The shooting took place afternoon inside the … Continue reading Tripura: Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik Shot Dead By Policeman

Vice President warns against dangerous trends in newsrooms

National Press Day   Our Correspondent / New Delhi Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today  expressed concern  over what he called as ‘some dangerous trends that had crept into the newsrooms of both print and electronic media’ and said these needed to be curbed. Addressing a function on the occasion of National Press Day in … Continue reading Vice President warns against dangerous trends in newsrooms

Free press is cornerstone of vibrant democracy: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said a free press is the cornerstone of a vibrant democracy. Mr Modi said, government is fully committed to upholding freedom of press and expression in all forms. Greeting media persons on the occasion of National Press Day, Prime Minister said, may Indian media space be … Continue reading Free press is cornerstone of vibrant democracy: PM Modi

PCI seeks report from TN govt on arrest of cartoonist

AMN The Press Council of India (PCI) has asked for a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the arrest of a freelance cartoonist for allegedly depicting Chief minister K Palaniswami in an obscene manner, the council said in a release today. The PCI said it has “noted with concern” reports of the arrest of … Continue reading PCI seeks report from TN govt on arrest of cartoonist

Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

CHENNAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility and also indulge in healthy competition. Speaking at 75th anniversary celebrations of the Daily Thanthi newspaper in Chennai, the Prime Minister said, editorial freedom must be used wisely in public interest. He said, in a broader context, media is … Continue reading Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

Pakistan most dangerous countries for journalists

AMN An international index for press freedom has placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists along with the Philippines and Bangladesh. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by international media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF), ranked Pakistan 139th out of 180 countries surveyed for the report. The report said, although the … Continue reading Pakistan most dangerous countries for journalists

Justice must be done for the murder of journalists: UNESCO

AMN UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has said, justice must be done for the murder of journalists, who perform important functions in taking forward fundamental freedoms and bolstering the strength of societies. In her message for the International Day, observed annually on 2 November, Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova said justice is a … Continue reading Justice must be done for the murder of journalists: UNESCO

JOURNALISTS’ BODIES EXPRESS DEEP CONCERN OVER ARREST OF VINOD VERMA

Row over Journalist arrest over Chhattisgarh minister’s ‘sex CD’ NEW DELHI/ GHAZIABAD/ RAIPUR   SEVERAL JOURNALISTS’ BODIES including Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps, Federation of Press Clubs in India and Press Association have expressed deep concern over the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma. They are particularly aghast over the manner in … Continue reading JOURNALISTS’ BODIES EXPRESS DEEP CONCERN OVER ARREST OF VINOD VERMA

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...