Media

West Bengal govt to bring legislation for Journalists’ job security..

Our Correspondent / Kolkata Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government has decided to bring legislation in the Assembly for ensuring the job security for Journalists in the State. Inaugurating the 75th year celebrations of the Kolkata Press Club Tuesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the legislation aims at social security of Journalist. … Continue reading West Bengal govt to bring legislation for Journalists’ job security..

PCI recommends to make paid news a punishable malpractice: Javadekar

WEB DESK Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said the Press Council of India has recommended an amendment to the Representation of the People Act, 1951 in order to make the incidence of paid news punishable electoral malpractice. Giving this information in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, the Minister said … Continue reading PCI recommends to make paid news a punishable malpractice: Javadekar

Press Club Condemns Kangna Ranaut ‘abusive’ language against Media

WEB DESK Press Club of India has condemned ‘filthy and abusive’ language used by Kangna Ranaut against the Media persons. In a statement PCI said: “ We the Press Club of India are aghast, anguished and shocked at the incident involving an actress of Bollywood using uncivilized, uncultured, filthy and abusive language against the Media … Continue reading Press Club Condemns Kangna Ranaut ‘abusive’ language against Media

Govt issues advisory to TV channels over representation of children in reality shows

AMN / NEW DELHI The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels for appropriate representation of children in dance-based reality shows. In its advisory, the Ministry said, it has noticed that several dance-based shows portray young children performing dance moves originally done by adults in movies and other … Continue reading Govt issues advisory to TV channels over representation of children in reality shows

Journalists protest against arrest of Prashant Kanojia, others

    AMN / NEW DELHI Despite high temperature in the city, more than 300 journalists gathered at press club today to protest the what they called arbitrary and illegal arrests of Prashant Kanojia, Ishita Singh and Anuj Shukla. A joint statement issued by journalistic bodies noted that the punitive action taken by the Yogi … Continue reading Journalists protest against arrest of Prashant Kanojia, others

Autonomy of Prasar Bharati should be maintained: Javadekar

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the autonomy of Prasar Bharati was important and should be maintained. After flagging-off the newly-acquired 17 Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) Vans of DD News in New Delhi, Mr Javadekar said, Prasar Bharati should look for new avenues in the era … Continue reading Autonomy of Prasar Bharati should be maintained: Javadekar

Myanmar releases two journalists jailed for violating Official Secrets Act

  WEB DESK Myanmar today freed two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for violating the official secrets act. At the time of their arrest, they had been reporting on a September 2017 Rohingya crisis in conflict-hit Rakhine state. They walked out of prison, following a presidential amnesty. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were … Continue reading Myanmar releases two journalists jailed for violating Official Secrets Act

NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MAY 5

The Rafale deal, dominates newspapers again today. The Sunday Tribune headlines “Centre contests April 10 Supreme court order on Rafale papers–Government: Penalty Waiver for leak of secrets will threaten state”. The Indian Express adds “Monitoring by the PMO isn’t interference, government tells Supreme Court”. On the Election front The Pioneer informs “Phase-5 campaign ends, bigwigs … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MAY 5

Newspapers Scan April 30

The fourth phase of polling in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections makes for front page news in most of the dailies today. “In phase 4 polls, Bengal records highest turnout of 76.4 percent, overall voting at 64 percent” writes The Business Line.” The Indian Express quotes Prime Minister Modi telling Mamata Banerjee “40 of your … Continue reading Newspapers Scan April 30

Newspapers Scan – April 13

  The Supreme Court’s interim order on the Electoral Bond Scheme is the front page lead in most of the dailies today. The Tribune writes “Electoral bond to stay : SC asks parties to list donors in sealed cover to EC”. The Indian Express quotes the apex court as saying “Issues need in-depth hearing”. Taking … Continue reading Newspapers Scan – April 13

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...