President Mukherjee condoles death of journalist Nora Chopra

AMN President of India Parnab Mukherjee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi are among those who have condoled the sad demise of senior journalist Nora Chopra. Senior journalist and columnist Nora Chopra passed away today in New Delhi after prolonged illness. “In Smt. Nora Chopra’s death, the nation has lost a veteran journalist who inspired many others. … Continue reading President Mukherjee condoles death of journalist Nora Chopra


NEWSPAPERS SCAN – APRIL 04 Under the headline “Drink Driving now a major issue on railway lines too”, The Hindustan Times writes that about 15 per cent drivers fail alcohol tests when they sign off duty.The paper adds that the Indian Railways has seen nearly four fold rise in the number of train drivers who … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – APRIL 04

BBC radio broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88

Brian Matthew, the veteran broadcaster who hosted Sounds of the 60s on BBC Radio 2, has died at the age of 88. His death follows the announcement in January that he is stepping down from the programme because of ill health. Matthew presented his last full show last November, returning in February for a final … Continue reading BBC radio broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88


NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 01 The Gujarat Assembly amending the law to make cow slaughter punishable with life imprisonment is one of the top stories covered by the dailies this morning. “Gujarat assembly passes bill that awards life term for cow slaughter”writes Hindustan Times adding “Amendments to the state’s animal protection law say vehicles used … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 01


NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 28 Supreme Court’s verdict on the Aadhaar card has been noticed prominently in all dailies today. “Can’t make Aadhaar must for benefits,” while “allowing the government to use it for non-profit welfare schemes such as opening bank accounts,” reports Hindustan Times. On the slaughterhouse ban, the Indian Express reports, “More than half … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 28

Jaishankar – Nayak Panel wins Press Association elections

Jaishankar Gupta – C K Nayak Panel won Press Association elections which was held on March 25. here is the final list of the results.

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



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