Media

Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Staff Reporter Mr. Jaideep Bhatnagar, an Officer of the Indian Information Service of 1986 Batch today took over as Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau PIB. He has earlier served in Doordarshan as Head of the Commercial, Sales and Marketing Division. He also served as Prasar Bharati Special Correspondent in West Asia. He later went … Continue reading Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

WEB DESK Former president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), Tuhin Kanti Ghosh, passed away at his south Calcutta home on Wednesday. He was 73. Well known in print media circles, he had taken an active role in joining the Indian media to oppose the Rajiv Gandhi government’s draconian laws … Continue reading Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

EGI, PCI condemn raids at premises of NewsClick portal, promoters

WEB DESK Editors Guild of India, the Press Club of India and other media bodies have expressed deep concerns over Enforcement Directorate raids at the office premises of news portal NewsClick, calling it an “unsavoury attack” on the media “to intimidate and silence critical journalism”. The ED on Tuesday carried out searches on the premises … Continue reading EGI, PCI condemn raids at premises of NewsClick portal, promoters

IJU condemns raids on newsclick

Hyderabad / Chandigarh The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) has condemned the Central Government controlled Enforcement Directorate raids on the digital news platform news click and described them as continuation of the Government’s ongoing efforts to silence the media critical of its policies. In a statement issued on Wednesday K. Sreenivas Reddy and Balwinder Singh Jammu … Continue reading IJU condemns raids on newsclick

No station of All India Radio being closed anywhere in country: Prasar Bharati

WEB DESK Prasar Bharati today clarified that no station of All India Radio is being closed anywhere in any state. Taking a serious note of the false reporting and fake news claiming closure of AIR stations by various media outlets across the country, Prasar Bharati has made it clear that these reports are baseless and … Continue reading No station of All India Radio being closed anywhere in country: Prasar Bharati

50 journalists killed in 2020: RSF

Two-thirds killed in countries “at peace” AGENCIES / WEB DESK AT least 50 journalists were killed worldwide in 2020, according to the second part of the annual round-up of abusive treatment and violence against journalists, published today by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). While the number of journalists killed in countries at war continues to fall, … Continue reading 50 journalists killed in 2020: RSF

Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara to share her ‘Sanskrit journey’ on All India Radio

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Young and dynamic Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara will share her Sanskrit journey with the audience in an interview dialogue sequence at weekly magazine ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’ on All India Radio (AIR) on Saturday December 20. All India Radio’s weekly magazine ‘Sanskrit Saptahiki’ will complete 25 episodes of its telecast on … Continue reading Sanskrit scholar Dr. Jahan Ara to share her ‘Sanskrit journey’ on All India Radio

Govt asks private TV channels to follow ASCI guidelines for advertisements

WEB DESK The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory asking all private television broadcasters to follow guidelines issued by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) for advertisements relating to online gaming and fantasy sports. The Ministry has advised that the advertisements should not promote any activity prohibited by statute or law. The … Continue reading Govt asks private TV channels to follow ASCI guidelines for advertisements

PCI asks Govt to treat journalists who died due to coronavirus as “COVID warriors”

AMN / NEW DELHI Expressing concern over the state of journalists in the pandemic, the Press Council of India, PCI has urged the Centre to include journalists, who died due to COVID-19, in the category of “COVID warriors” like doctors and other essential health staff, and provide them with the same benefits. In a letter … Continue reading PCI asks Govt to treat journalists who died due to coronavirus as “COVID warriors”

Govt requests compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month

WEB DESKInformation and Broadcasting Ministry has requested compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month. The Ministry today issued a public notice to facilitate eligible entities involved in uploading and streaming of news and current affairs through digital media, to comply with the decision of Government, which had permitted 26 per cent … Continue reading Govt requests compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month

SPORTS

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TECH AWAAZ

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MEDIA

Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Staff Reporter Mr. Jaideep Bhatnagar, an Officer of the Indian Information Service of 1986 Batch today took ...

Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

WEB DESK Former president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), Tuhin Ka ...