Media

Centre directs all States/UTs to ensure operational continuity of media

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed all States and Union Territories to ensure operational continuity of print and electronic media in view of the Corona virus outbreak. In a letter to all Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories, the Ministry said, robust and essential information dissemination networks at … Continue reading Centre directs all States/UTs to ensure operational continuity of media

PM urges media representatives to launch stay home campaign

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the media representatives to launch ‘Stay Home’ campaign so that citizens can understand the gravity of the situation and take the lockdown seriously. Prime Minister today interacted with media heads through video conferencing over COVID-19 outbreak. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar was also present. They discussed the … Continue reading PM urges media representatives to launch stay home campaign

Govt. lifts ban on two TV channels

STAFF REPORTER Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar has said that the ban on the two TV channels from Kerala has been lifted and the matter will be further probed by the authorities concerned. He was speaking to reporters in Pune today after attending the video conference of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on … Continue reading Govt. lifts ban on two TV channels

Delhi Violence: Govt suspends broadcast of two Kerala news channels

WEB DESK Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has suspended broadcast of two Kerala based news channels for 48 hours for their insensitive reporting of Violence in North East Delhi. The Ministry said the reporting could have enhanced the communal disharmony when the situation is highly volatile. In exercise of the powers conferred under sections of … Continue reading Delhi Violence: Govt suspends broadcast of two Kerala news channels

Journos meet I&B minister, tell him about tribulations during duty

AMN / NEW DELHI A delegation of journalists represented by the Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps and the Press Association today called on the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and sought his cooperation and intervention in containing the growing atrocities on media persons while discharging their duties, particularly as … Continue reading Journos meet I&B minister, tell him about tribulations during duty

President Kovind calls on traditional media to earn readers’ full trust again

AMN / Bengaluru President Ramnath Kovind has said that the traditional media that has developed skills to authenticate news should introspect on its role in society and find ways to earn readers’ full trust again. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the fourth edition of the Huddle, an event sponsored by the Hindu English … Continue reading President Kovind calls on traditional media to earn readers’ full trust again

Reference Annuals India 2020, Bharat 2020 released

AMN / NEW DELHI Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today released the Reference Annual, India 2020 and Bharat 2020 in New Delhi. E-version of the year books were also released on this occasion. Speaking to media, Mr. Javadekar said that the digital version of the Reference Annual will take it to the last mile. … Continue reading Reference Annuals India 2020, Bharat 2020 released

World Radio Day being observed with theme ‘Radio & Diversity’

AMN / WEB DESK Today is World Radio Day. The day is observed every year on this date to raise greater awareness among the public and the media of the importance of radio and to encourage decision makers to establish and provide access to information through radio. It is also a day to remember the … Continue reading World Radio Day being observed with theme ‘Radio & Diversity’

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

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...