Media

Nobel Peace Prize goes to journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov

AMN / WEB DESK The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to journalists Maria Ressa of Philipines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were given the award “for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the … Continue reading Nobel Peace Prize goes to journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov

Covid-19 continues to kill journalists globally

AMN / Geneva The number of journalists dying of Covid-19 are still growing globally, where at least 1830 scribes have succumbed to the novel corona virus infection in 83 countries since March 2020, revealed Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the Geneva-based global media safety and rights body. India after showing some improvements in the last few … Continue reading Covid-19 continues to kill journalists globally

Journalist arrested, news editor booked for in Haryana for mistake in report related to suspected terrorist

AGENCIES A journalist was arrested and another booked at Ambala Cantonment, Haryana for allegedly mentioning “incorrect place” of arrest of a suspected terrorist in a news report, prompting the opposition to attack the Haryana government for “suppressing” freedom of press. An FIR was registered against reporter Sunil Brar and news editor Sandeep Sharma of Dainik … Continue reading Journalist arrested, news editor booked for in Haryana for mistake in report related to suspected terrorist

Vice President, PM, Lok Sabha Speaker launch Sansad TV

AMN Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today jointly launched the Sansad TV this evening. The launch of Sansad TV date coincides with the International Day of Democracy. In February this year, a decision was taken to merge Lok Sabha TV and … Continue reading Vice President, PM, Lok Sabha Speaker launch Sansad TV

Former MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passes away

WEB DESK Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passed away late last night in Delhi. He was 65. Mitra is survived by wife, Shobori Ganguli, two sons—Kushan Mitra and Shakya Mitra —- and an extended family of colleagues and loved ones. Dr. Mitra, 66, passed away late Wednesday night. He has been … Continue reading Former MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passes away

Madras High Court issue directives to check fake news, fake Journalists

Syed Ali Mujtaba / Chennai In an important judgment, the Madras High Court has given directives to the government to constitute a ‘Press Council of Tamil Nadu’ within three months to eliminate the bogus journalists from the media fraternity and to legally addressed the issue of fake news. A Bench of Justices N Kirubakaran (since … Continue reading Madras High Court issue directives to check fake news, fake Journalists

Pulitzer Prize Board awards special citation to journalists of Afghanistan

AMN The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded a special citation to journalists of Afghanistan including reporters, drivers, photographers and interpreters yesterday for their courageous work. According to a press release, the Pulitzer Prize Board decided to honour the women and men of Afghanistan who have dedicated themselves at great personal risk to create and support journalism … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize Board awards special citation to journalists of Afghanistan

Press Club of India condoles members of press who died during covid pandemic

AMN The press club of India Today organised a condolence meeting for some 67 members of press and associate members who died during the covid pandemic. It’s estimated that nearly 700 journalists died in the line of duty reporting on the virus outbreak. Pictures show members praying tributes.

Apurva Chandra appointed as secretary in I&B Ministry

IAS officer 1988 batch Maharashtra Cadre Apurva Chandra has been appointed as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment. Currently, Mr Chandra is serving as Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare was holding the additional charge of the … Continue reading Apurva Chandra appointed as secretary in I&B Ministry

Afghan journalists are ‘absolutely petrified’ amid Taliban takeover: CNN

WEB DESK As Taliban forces seize control in Afghanistan, global news outlets are struggling to stay safe and continue reporting. But local journalists could be at greater risk according to CNN. The Committee to Protect Journalists has warned that Afghan journalists face extreme dangers amid the Taliban takeover. On Sunday, the Taliban took control of … Continue reading Afghan journalists are ‘absolutely petrified’ amid Taliban takeover: CNN

SPORTS

In-form Amandeep starts favourite in 11th leg of Hero WPGT

Harpal Singh Bedi Panchkula, 19 October: In-form Amandeep Drall, is all set for an encore, having won at Ch ...

Amandeep cards superb 65 to win 10-leg of Hero WPGT

Harpal Singh Bedi Chandigarh,15  October: Amandeep Drall fired eight birdies against just one bog ...

Khalin Joshi turns the tables, wins the Jaipur Open

Jaipur, Khalin Joshi’s final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on ne ...

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گلوبل ہنگر انڈیکس: کتنی حقیقت کتنا فسانہ

عندلیب اختر ؓ دنیا بھر میں بھوک اور غربت کے حوالے سے جاری گل ...

تمل ناڈو میں خواتین ملازمین کو ’بیٹھنے کا حق‘ مل گیا

ُجاوید اخترتمل ناڈو ہندوستان کی ایسی دوسری ریاست بن گئی ہے ج ...

کورونا سے تحفظ کی گولی کے حوصلہ افزا نتائج

دو امریکی کمپنیوں کی جانب سے کورونا سے تحفظ کے لیے بنائی گئی ...

MARQUEE

Google Doodle Honours Poet, Freedom Fighter Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

WEB DESKOn the occasion of the Indian activist and author's 117th birth anniversary,Google Doodle on Monday, 1 ...

Kerala Governor appeals jewellers to refrain from using photographs of brides to further their sales

AMN Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan today appealed to jewellers to refrain from using the photographs of ...