Media

US decries harassment of foreign journalists in China

NEWS DESK The United States is “deeply concerned with the increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment and intimidation of US and other foreign journalists” covering recent floods in China, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said late Thursday. “The PRC government claims to welcome foreign media and support their work, but its actions tell a different story,” he … Continue reading US decries harassment of foreign journalists in China

Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed during clashes in Afghanistan

WEB DESK Reuters photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Danish Siddiqui was killed during clashes in Afghanistan’s Spin Boldak district, TOLONews reported on Friday. The Indian photojournalist was in Kandahar covering Afghanistan’s internal security crisis following the withdrawal of foreign troops over the last few days. Siddiqui and his colleague Adnan Abidi were a part of … Continue reading Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed during clashes in Afghanistan

Jamia mourns tragic death of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) today deeply mourned the tragic and untimely death of Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui who was killed in the violence in Kandahar’s Spin Boldak District in Afghanistan. There has been an outpouring of grief at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) where Danish studied from 2005 … Continue reading Jamia mourns tragic death of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui

Heavy-handedness against media in UP disturbing: Editors Guild

WEB DESK The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Monday said that it is “deeply disturbed” by the “continuing trend of heavy-handedness” by authorities in Uttar Pradesh against journalists and media. The remark comes just days after a journalist alleged he was beaten up by Chief Development Officer (CDO) Divyanshu Patel and BJP workers while … Continue reading Heavy-handedness against media in UP disturbing: Editors Guild

35 journos killed in 2021 worldwide, India lost 2 scribes to violence

1586 media persons succumbed to Covid-19 since Mach 2020 where India tops the list with 259 casualties AMN / Geneva/ NEW DELHI At least 35 journalists were killed in 21 countries around the world in the first six months of 2021. India lost 2 scribes to violence within this period. On the other hand, more … Continue reading 35 journos killed in 2021 worldwide, India lost 2 scribes to violence

PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

by Thakuria Navajyoti Press Emblem Campaign, the Switzerland-based international media rights and safety body, appreciates the initiative of Indian federal government along with many provincial authorities for sanctioning financial assistance to the families of Covid-19 victims among journalists. As India continues to be the worst affected country with the highest number of scribes who have … Continue reading PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated free of cost walk-in vaccination facility for journalists and their families at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, ITO. He said, the newly launched facility will vaccinate both age groups, 18 to 45 years and 45 years. He appealed to all the journalists to get themselves and their families vaccinated … Continue reading Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

Govt approves financial aid to 67 families of journalists who died due to Covid-19

Each family to get Rs 5 lakhs under Journalist Welfare Scheme of I&B Ministry Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Union Government today approved a proposal of Journalist Welfare Scheme Committee headed by Mr Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, to provide financial relief of Rs.5 lakh to each of the families of 26 … Continue reading Govt approves financial aid to 67 families of journalists who died due to Covid-19

India loses 200 journalists to Covid-19

WEB DESK India has overtaken Brazil in the number of journalists died of Covid-19, the Press Emblem campaign announced in Geneva on Tuesday. At least 1,356 journalists have died in 76 countries from the coronavirus since March 2020. India has lost 200 journalists to Covid-19, followed by Brazil (194). In India, 69 journalists have died … Continue reading India loses 200 journalists to Covid-19

Globally over 1300 journalists died of Covid-19, India loses 42 in last 12 days

T Navajyoti /AMNGeneva/Guwahati The Covid-19 pandemic continues to kill working journalists around the world, where the global tally reaches at least1302 victims in 76 countries till 11 May 2021. Brazil with 191 journo-casualties because of novel corona virus infection aggravated ailments still tops the list of victims among journalists narrowly followed by India (171 dead). … Continue reading Globally over 1300 journalists died of Covid-19, India loses 42 in last 12 days

SPORTS

Women Hockey Olympics: Navneet’s goal enables India beat Ireland 1-0 to stay alive for quarter final

Harpal Singh Bedi A fine opportunistic goal by Navneet Kaur three minutes before the final hooter kept Indi ...

Olympics Hockey Men: India over power Japan 5-3 to face Britain in quarter finals

By Harpal Singh Bedi India made heavy weather of their win as they overcame spirited Japan 5-3, to finish s ...

Lovlina Borgohain enters semifinals of Women Boxing

AMN Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has congratulated Lovlina Borgohain on entering semifinals of Women Boxin ...

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غير ملکی سیاحوں کو یکم اگست سے سعودی عرب آنے کی اجازت

سعودی عرب کی حکومت نے اعلان کیا کہ ان تمام غير ملکی سیاحوں کو ...

اقلیتوں کی فلاح و بہبود کے لیے اسکیمیں

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TECH AWAAZ

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates Indian IT rules: Govt tells Delhi HC

FILE PHOTO AMN Government of India told Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsAp ...

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

Harrapan City in Gujarat ‘Dholavira’ inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

NEWS DESK Harrapan City in Gujarat ‘Dholavira’ has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. This r ...

Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

NEWS DESK The Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritag ...