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RNG Awards: Fake news emerges as a new menace, says President Kovind

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind has said that fake news has emerged as new menace whose purveyors proclaim themselves as journalists and taint this noble profession. Speaking at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards in New Delhi, he said, in the breaking news syndrome, the fundamental principle of restraint and responsibility … Continue reading RNG Awards: Fake news emerges as a new menace, says President Kovind

PM asks media to present logical arguments before public

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked media houses to present intelligent and logical arguments before the public. He delivered a televised address from Delhi in the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Tamil political and satirical journal Tughlaq held in Chennai last night. In his speech, the Prime Minister lauded the role … Continue reading PM asks media to present logical arguments before public

Javadekar presents Annual Akashvani Awards

WEB DESK UNION Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that All India Radio is an institution which is a part of people’s lives, be it music, news or entertainment. He said, Akashvani has a rich tapestry of songs which is available to all. Addressing the annual Akashvani awards function in New Delhi, … Continue reading Javadekar presents Annual Akashvani Awards

Journalist Detained, ‘Abused’ by UP Cops amid Anti-CAA Protest

Released With Apology for ‘Confusion’ LUCKNOW / AGENCIES A journalist working for the prestigious newspaper the Hindu was detained here on Friday in connection with the ongoing protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, but police officials denied making any such detention. Journalist Omar Rashid of The Hindu said he was sitting in a restaurant with … Continue reading Journalist Detained, ‘Abused’ by UP Cops amid Anti-CAA Protest

PIB establishes fact-checking unit to combat fake news against govt

WEB DESK The Press Information Bureau of India has set up a fact-checking unit to verify news related to the various ministries to combat fake news. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting urged people to email snapshots of any dubious material they come across on any platform including social media and get it verified. Information … Continue reading PIB establishes fact-checking unit to combat fake news against govt

Vice President calls for ensuring women’s safety and dignity

Addresses the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Women Press Corps Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for ending the gender discrimination in the society and ensuring safety security and dignity of the women. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Women Press Corps, Thursday he … Continue reading Vice President calls for ensuring women’s safety and dignity

Fake news more dangerous than paid news: Prakash Javadekar

WEB DESK Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that fake news menace is bigger than the paid news one and it must be tackled in an efficient manner. Speaking on the occasion of National Press Day in New Delhi today, Mr Javadekar said press freedom is the essence of a … Continue reading Fake news more dangerous than paid news: Prakash Javadekar

PCI’s journalism award to be presented on National Press Day today

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Press Council of India, PCI journalism award will be presented on National Press Day today. PCI has announced the names of the winners of National Awards for Excellence in Journalism for the year 2019. Eminent journalist and Chairman of Rajasthan Patrika Gulab Kothari has been selected for Raja Ram Mohan … Continue reading PCI’s journalism award to be presented on National Press Day today

Australian newspapers black out front pages in protest against ‘secrecy’ laws

United campaign by media companies highlights government moves to penalise whistleblowing and criminalise journalism WEB DESK In a rare show of unity in the Australian media, the front page of all major newspapers in country was blacked out on Monday as part of a protest against moves by successive federal governments to penalise whistleblowing and, … Continue reading Australian newspapers black out front pages in protest against ‘secrecy’ laws

Ravish Kumar receives Ramon Magsaysay Award at big ceremony in Manila

“Truth Essential To Democracy”, says Ravish Kumar after Receiving Award AMN / MANILA Prominent Indian journalist and Managing Editor NDTV, Ravish Kumar on Monday was conferred the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless” and his “unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical journalism of the highest standards”. Kumar is … Continue reading Ravish Kumar receives Ramon Magsaysay Award at big ceremony in Manila

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ART & CULTURE

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

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New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

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IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

FILMI TIDBITS-2; ‘Chhapaak’, a story of acid attack survivors

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