Media

Devastating impact of the pandemic on media, deplorable situation in India

Geneva/Guwahati The Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the media, the Switzerland based media rightsand safety body Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) lamented on Friday in preparation for World Press Freedom Day on 3 May. Human cost of the pandemic is particularly high where over one thousand journalists have lost their lives due to novel … Continue reading Devastating impact of the pandemic on media, deplorable situation in India

There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

AMN / WEB DESK The government has said that there is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that a total of nine thousand 849 accounts, URLs and web pages have been blocked under the … Continue reading There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

Centre approves financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh in death cases of journalists

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Government today said that it has approved financial assistance of 5 lakh rupees each in respect of death cases of journalists due to Covid-19. In a written reply to an unstarred question in RAJYA SABHA, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash Javadekar said that his ministry has carried out … Continue reading Centre approves financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh in death cases of journalists

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

SPORTS

Converting even half chances will be the key to success: women hockey striker Lalremsiami

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Women's Hockey striker Lalremsiami, has a mantra for team's success and that ...

Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his 2nd Madrid Open title

WEB DESK In tennis, World number six Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his second Madrid Op ...

خبرنامہ

آندھرا پردیش میں آکسیجن کی کمی کے سبب گیارہ مریضوں کی موت

آندھرا پردیش میں کم ازکم گیارہ مریضوں کی اس وقت موت ہوگئی جب ...

فائیو جی ٹیکنالوجی سے کووڈ ١٩ کا کوئی لینا دینا نہیں : حکومت G-5

حکومت نے ان افواہوںکو مسترد کردیاہے کہ 5جی ٹکنالوجی کووڈ19 کے ...

TECH AWAAZ

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

It is time to relish ‘Sadabahar’ mango

By Andalib Akhter A farmer from Kota, Rajasthan has developed an innovative mango variety called ‘Sadabah ...

Indian Army Closes Down Military Farms

WEB DESK After 132 years of glorious service to the nation, curtains were drawn on Military Farms. These Fa ...

MEDIA

Devastating impact of the pandemic on media, deplorable situation in India

Geneva/Guwahati The Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the media, the Switzerland based media ri ...

There is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media: Govt

AMN / WEB DESK The government has said that there is no proposal to appoint a regulator for social media. I ...