Media

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

Jaitley questions promises in Congress manifesto related to media

TIA NEW DESK Senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today questioned promises in Congress manifesto related to media. In his Facebook post, Mr Jaitley said, the media chapter contains suggestions, each one of which will regulate and restrict free journalism and otherwise multiplicity of Indian media, which is anachronic. He said, such promises … Continue reading Jaitley questions promises in Congress manifesto related to media

Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap passes away at 88

AMN Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap has passed away following a prolonged illness. She was 88. She served All India Radio for about 30 years. The veteran newsreader started her career in Radio as a drama artist. A prayer meeting in her memory will be held in New Delhi today

RJD Tejashwi appeals opposition leaders to boycott media debate

  AMN / PATNA Former deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Deputy wrote a letter to Rahul Gandhi and other leaders of Opposition appealing them to boycott media and not participate in media debates.  

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 09

The Supreme Court order on mediation by a three-member panel to settle the Ram Janambhoomi Babri Masjid title dispute case dominates headlines this morning. ”No Ayodhya verdict before polls as Supreme Court sends case for mediation” leads The Times of India adding ”Seeks report from panel within eight weeks”. ”Court gives mediation a chance in … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 09

Any attempt to use OSA against media is reprehensible:Editors Guild of India

WEB DESK Editors Guild of India in a statement said that AG Venugopal’s arguments in Supreme court about “stolen” Rafael deal documents amount to threats.  It said that any attempt to use the Official Secrets Act (OSA) against the media is reprehensible.. Here is the full statement.

Afghan Journo bats for strong ties with India

By A Correspondent / Guwahati India and Afghanistan have maintained historically close ties fruitful for both nations. But political disturbances in Pakistan, located in between, poses difficulties for the Indo-Afghan bilateral relationship, observed senior Afghan radio journalist Abdul Mujeeb Khalvatgar while interacting with city based scribes on Sunday (3 March). He was participating in Guwahati … Continue reading Afghan Journo bats for strong ties with India

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ELECTIONS

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SPORTS

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MARQUEE

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CINEMA /TV/ ART

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

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Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

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Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...