Media

PM Modi praises role of media in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appreciated the role of the media in fighting with the COVID pandemic. Mr. Modi said that the media has served people in an unprecedented way by spreading awareness on the COVID pandemic and by analysing government works and pointing out their shortcomings. Addressing the inauguration of the Patrika … Continue reading PM Modi praises role of media in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

India allows foreign journalists to visit India along with family

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The government of India has allowed foreign journalists with valid visas to visit India along with family members. A Home Ministry notification said the decision has been taken after considering the need for further relaxation of visa and travel restrictions for more categories of foreign nationals who want to travel … Continue reading India allows foreign journalists to visit India along with family

Zee Media’s Punit Goenka quits as company’s non-executive-non-independent director

WEB DESK The managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) Mr Punit Goenka has resigned from the position of Non-Executive-Non-Independent Director of Zee Media Corporation on Wednesday. Zee Media Corporation made the announcement in an exchange filing during market hours Wednesday. “This is to inform you that Punit … Continue reading Zee Media’s Punit Goenka quits as company’s non-executive-non-independent director

COVID-19 has exposed vulnerability of Journalists in India

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The suicide by a scribe jumping from the roof top of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on July 6, 2020 was shocking. Journalist Tarun Sisodia (37) was working with Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar and hailed from Bhajanpura locality of Northeast Delhi. He was admitted to the AIIMS with … Continue reading COVID-19 has exposed vulnerability of Journalists in India

JFA mourns demise of media corona-warrior in Odisha

Guwahati Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed profound grief over the demise of a media corona-warrior from Orissa, who breathed his last on 11 July 2020 at KIMS Covid hospital in Bhubaneswar. Priyadarshi Patnaik (46), who used to work for Oriya (Odia) daily newspaper Dainik Samaj as a correspondent from Hinjili area under Ganjam district, … Continue reading JFA mourns demise of media corona-warrior in Odisha

Covid-19: 28 employees of ZEE NEWS tested positive; studios sealed

WEB DESK 28 employees of Zee News have tested positive for the coronavirus, Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary said on Tuesday. Most of them are asymptomatic, he said, tweeting an official statement from Zee News about the situation. The organisation said that on May 15, one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus. Following this, the … Continue reading Covid-19: 28 employees of ZEE NEWS tested positive; studios sealed

SC refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, no transfer of inquiry to CBI

WEB DESK The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to quash the first information reports filed against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for his comments against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Palghar lynching case. The court also refused to transfer the inquiry in the defamation case to CBI. However, the bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud … Continue reading SC refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, no transfer of inquiry to CBI

Curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom: Javadekar

AMN / NEW DELHI Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today stated that curbing fake news did not impinge on press freedom. In an article, Mr Javadekar said, rumours are spread widely as news with dangerous consequences and government is committed to battling it. The Minister said, there is always a debate about how much … Continue reading Curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom: Javadekar

Three Indian photographers win Pulitzer Prize

WEB DESK Three photographers from Jammu & Kashmir won prestigious Pulitzer for coverage after erstwhile state lost special status. Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for their “striking images of life” in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre abrogated the territory’s special status under Article 370 … Continue reading Three Indian photographers win Pulitzer Prize

India’s Siddharth Varadarajan among DW Freedom of Speech Award winners

AMN / WEB DESK The Wire founding Editor Siddharth Varadarajan is among 17 journalists from across the world selected for the Germany based prestigious Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award. DW has presented the Freedom of Speech Award Since 2015, to a person or initiative that has shown outstanding commitment to human rights and freedom … Continue reading India’s Siddharth Varadarajan among DW Freedom of Speech Award winners

SPORTS

French Open: Novak Djokovic beat Ricardas Berankis in second round

AMN Novak Djokovic continued his dominant start to the French Open with a ruthless straight-set win against ...

French Open: Serena Williams exits with injured Achilles heel; Wawrinka beats Dominik Koepfer

AMN In French Open Tennis, an injured Achilles heel cut short Serena Williams' latest bid for a 24th Grand ...

SAI’s new logo signifies its contribution in promoting excellence in sport: Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju launched new logo of the Sports Authority ...

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اقوام متحدہ میں اصلاحات وقت کی اہم ضرورت :وزیر اعظم

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TECH AWAAZ

Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

Digital tech companies have responsibility to abide by govt rules: India

WEB DESK India has said it remains open and continues to welcome FDI in the country including in the area o ...

MARQUEE

Andaman and Nicobar: Various tourism activities restart

AMN Various tourism activities will restart today after a gap of six months in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ...

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan files complaint with Police after dating app used her picture

FILE PHOTO WEBDESK Trinamool Congress MP from Basirhat, Nusrat Jahan, has filed a complaint with Kolkata ...