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Chameli Devi Jain Award conferred on Neha Dixit

AMN /New Delhi Independent journalist Neha Dixit  today conferred with the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Journalist for the year at a function attended by a galaxy of media figures, intellectuals and others distinguished figures from different walks of life. The award ceremony was followed by the BG Verghese Memorial Lecture by … Continue reading Chameli Devi Jain Award conferred on Neha Dixit

World radio day

AMN Today is the World Radio Day that is celebrated every year on 13th of February to celebrate radio as the medium for entertainment, information and the mode for communication.This year, the theme is – Radio is You, a call for greater participation of audiences and communities in the policy and planning of radio broadcasting. … Continue reading World radio day

Community Radio not allowed to broadcast news programme: Govt

Community Radio stations will not be allowed to broadcast any progammes, related to news and current affairs or political in nature. However, they can use All India Radio content, which will be provided without any charges. Information and Broadcasting Ministry has added new clauses in the guidelines for Community Radio.

SC seeks govt’s reply on allowing pvt radio to broadcast news

The Supreme Court has sought the response of the Centre on a plea seeking its direction for allowing private FM radio stations, including community radios, to broadcast news. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to file its reply within four weeks. … Continue reading SC seeks govt’s reply on allowing pvt radio to broadcast news

New print media policy soon: Venkaiah Naidu

AMN / Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that Government is soon coming up with a new print media policy. Inaugurating the two day All India Public Communicators Workshop in Bengaluru today, the Minister said that the new print media policy which envisages a points system as per which newspapers with certain … Continue reading New print media policy soon: Venkaiah Naidu

Journalist & actor Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Actor, Editor and Political Analyst Cho Ramaswamy has passed away. He was 82. Ramaswamy was ailing for some time and was in the hospital. He was a former BJP Rajya Sabha member. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the passing away of Cho Ramaswamy. In a tweet, PM Modi said that, Cho Ramaswamy was insightful, frank … Continue reading Journalist & actor Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passes away

AMN / India’s Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passed away today in Pune. He was 72. He had been ailing for some time. He began his career as a journalist in 1968 as The Times of India’s Paris correspondent. After receiving a doctorate in humanities from the Sorbonne in June 1968, he joined the Times of … Continue reading Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passes away

Indian Journalist honoured with International Press Freedom Award

Indian journalist Malini Subramaniam has been conferred with the International Press Freedom Award for her reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar area, one of the four journalists felicitated by the annual award for their commitment to the press. She was honoured by the Committee to Protect Journalists along with El Salvador’s Oscar Martinez and Turkey’s Can … Continue reading Indian Journalist honoured with International Press Freedom Award

Govt does not infringe the right to freedom of Expression: Naidu

Our Correspondent Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Venkaiah Naidu has said that Government does not infringe the right to freedom of Expression. The minister said, freedom of expression has been guaranteed under the constitution but it has also certain responsibilities. In an interview to AIR, Naidu said, along with freedom of expression, the security … Continue reading Govt does not infringe the right to freedom of Expression: Naidu

Criticism over ban on NDTV is politically motivated: Naidu

TIA NEWS / Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that freedom of press is important but security of the nation is most important. Talking to media persons in Chennai today, Mr Naidu said those criticising the day-long ban imposed on NDTV India over its Pathankot coverage are ill informed, politically motivated and … Continue reading Criticism over ban on NDTV is politically motivated: Naidu

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