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Today is World Radio Day

SAND ART BY Sudarshan Pattnaik AMN Today is World Radio Day. It is a day to remember the unique power of radio which touches lives and brings people together from every corner of the globe. The theme of this year’s World Radio Day is Radio and Sports to promote the inseparable relationship between sports and gender, … Continue reading Today is World Radio Day

Truth should be sole agenda of journalism: Smriti Irani

AMN Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani Saturday said that stating the truth should be the sole agenda of journalism and biased news is harmful for the society at large. Speaking at a function in New Delhi, the Minister said that news agencies should not have any agenda and stressed on the importance of cross-checking … Continue reading Truth should be sole agenda of journalism: Smriti Irani

Public has right to know, press most powerful watchdog: Bombay HC

Scraps trial court gag order AMN/ MUMBAI The court’s decision comes a day after it had asked whether the trial court that passed an order restraining the media from reporting proceedings in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case had the powers to do so. The Bombay High Court Wednesday quashed and set aside a … Continue reading Public has right to know, press most powerful watchdog: Bombay HC

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN-14

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN-14 The stand off in the Supreme Court between the CJI Deepak Misra and four senior judges, continues to dominate the headlines of most newspapers today. “SC crisis sends legal fraternity into huddle”, headlines The Pioneer. “Top lawyer’s body backs judges who took on CJI”, adds The Hindustan Times . The Asian Age … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN-14

Media bodies condemn FIR against Tribune journalists

AMN /NEW DELHI The Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps and Press Association express their strong objection and condemnation at the registration of a FIR against a reporter of The Tribune by an officer of the Unique Identification Authority of India for writing a story exposing alleged loopholes in the system. The FIR, … Continue reading Media bodies condemn FIR against Tribune journalists

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN 06

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN 06 Most newspapers today highlighted the Central Statistics Office’s estimates projecting India’s GDP growth at 6.5% in 2017-18. “GDP growth may hit 4-year low of 6.5%” headlines the Times of India. “Agriculture, manufacturing sectors hardest hit” notes the Hindustan Times. Writing on the same subject, the Economic Times observes “Slowest GDP growth … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- JAN 06

65% of population to be covered by FM soon: Govt

The government today said, 65 per cent of the country’s population will be covered by FM transmitters soon. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said, now 52 per cent of the population is covered by FM transmitters. Replying to supplementaries, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti … Continue reading 65% of population to be covered by FM soon: Govt

NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03

NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03 If American President Doanld Trump has his “Buy American hire American way”, he may clear a proposal of tweaking H-1B visa that may send up to 7,50,000 Indian techies awaiting permanent residency in the US back to India – says a report in the Hindustan Times. The Mail Today reports that a … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03

81 journalsits killed, 250 jailed in 2017

AMN  At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs in 2107, while violence and harassment against media persons have increased sharply. However, the number of deaths is the lowest in a decade, down from 93 in 2016.  The world’s biggest newspersons organization, International Federation of Journalists, in its annual report yesterday said the reporters lost … Continue reading 81 journalsits killed, 250 jailed in 2017

Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines

Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines The passage of the bill banning instant triple talaq in the Lok Sabha dominates front page headlines. Commenting on the issue, the Hindustan Times reports “Bill sails through via voice vote, rejecting several proposed amendments ; passage in Rajya Sabha to hinge on support from Congress”. The condemnation in Parliament of the … Continue reading Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines

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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 ...