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NEWS SCAN- March 20

NEWS SCAN- March 20 The political uncertainity in Uttarakhand after 9 Congress legislators backed the BJP is major political story that is covered by the newspapers prominently.Writing about the trouble in the hills ,Hindustan Times writes “Utarakhand governor asks Rawat to prove majority by March 28”. Jharkhand: 2 cattle traders hanged from tree, gau raksha … Continue reading NEWS SCAN- March 20

Lines between editorial and advertisement should be bold: Vice President

New Delhi / AMN The Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari has said that the examples of editorial daring and demonstrating the high professional and ethical standards are now few and far between. Delivering the inaugural address at the Seminar on the ‘Role of Editors in Today’s Media’ organized by Rajya Sabha Television, here today, Vice … Continue reading Lines between editorial and advertisement should be bold: Vice President

Community radio powerful tool in reviving languages, culture: Jaitley

TIA NEWS / Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley has said that India is a land of diversity in terms of language, social practices, dialects and culture and Community radio can be a powerful tool to revive culture and languages that are dying. Inaugurating the 6th National Community Radio Sammelan in New Delhi today, Mr … Continue reading Community radio powerful tool in reviving languages, culture: Jaitley

NEWS SCAN- March 5

NEWS SCAN- March 5 The Election Commission declaring the schedule of assembly polls in the states of West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry-between 4th April and 16th May, is highlighted by the Press. “Government says no to visit by US panel on religious freedom”, is the top headline in … Continue reading NEWS SCAN- March 5

NEWS SCAN – March- 4

NEWS SCAN – March- 4 The Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Parliament dominates headlines today. ” Prime Minister offers olive branch to opposition, takes potshots at Rahul”, writes the Business Standard. “Quoting Nehru, Indira and Rajiv, Modi slams Congress and Rahul” is the lead in the Times of India. Kanhaiya’s release receives wide coverage. … Continue reading NEWS SCAN – March- 4

Jaitley condemns attack on media outside Patiala House

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley has condemned the attack on media persons outside Patiala House Court in New Delhi where hearing of sedition case against JNU Student Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was scheduled to take place. In a tweet, Mr. Jaitley said media has an unhindered right to report and attack on media persons … Continue reading Jaitley condemns attack on media outside Patiala House

Govt may allowing private radio to broadcast AIR news soon

AMN /Bhubaneswar / Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has said the government is planning to allow private radio channels to broadcast news of All India Radio soon. Delivering the concluding address of the Outreach International Radio Fair 2016 in Bhubaneswar yesterday, the Minister said this granting of permission to … Continue reading Govt may allowing private radio to broadcast AIR news soon

NEWS SCAN – FEB 07

NEWS SCAN – FEB 07 Different Newspapers carry different stories on their front pages today. “Jaitley asks states to raise Infra outlay.” headlines the Hindu. The paper adds that he wants them to hike public investments to spur the economy. Caste row stirs Irani into action”leads Hindustan Times. The paper writes that the HRD ministry … Continue reading NEWS SCAN – FEB 07

Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang is no more

AMN / NEW DELHI: India’s well known cartoonist and Padama Shri Sudhir Tailang is no more. He passed away today after a prolonged illness. He was 56. Tailang was suffering from a brain tumour for some time. He would be cremated at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Lodhi road crematorium. Tailang was under treatment for … Continue reading Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang is no more

Obituary: Sudhir Tailing, a good friend, a gifted cartoonist

By A.J. Philip  / I lost one of my best friends in the death of cartoonist Sudhir Tailang. He has not been keeping good health for some time but I did not know that the end was so near. The last time I met him was at the India Habitat Centre where he organised an … Continue reading Obituary: Sudhir Tailing, a good friend, a gifted cartoonist

SPORTS

Rijiju hails archers on their best-ever display at World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju   on Wednesday hailed the Indian archers for doi ...

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju facilitates Indian archers

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju today interacted with the Indian archers in New Delhi and a ...

Eoin Morgan hits fourth fastest World Cup 100, most sixes in an ODI

  Eoin Morgan of England hit his century in 57 balls against Afghanistan on Tuesday, breaking the record f ...

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116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...