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Libyan website call for celebrating Gaddafi’s birthday


June 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 7 (IANS/AKI) A Libyan website Thursday called for celebrations to mark what would have been the 70th birthday of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi."We offer to organise the leader's ... Read more...

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Chennai Press Club condemns journalist’s murder


June 11th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) The Chennai Press Club Saturday condemned the murder of senior crime journalist Jyotindra Dey of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day earlier in the day.Dey was shot dead ... Read more...

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Will punish guilty, will prevent scams recurrence: UPA report


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Declaring that those guilty of corruption will be punished, the annual report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday said that the government will ... Read more...

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Our values are those of US revolution: Assange


January 31st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Julian Assange has compared the values of WikiLeaks to those of the founding fathers of the US and asserted that the whistleblowing website does not have a political ... Read more...

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Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez to co-write father-son memoir


January 20th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Actor Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez have teamed-up to write a memoir called Along the Way, to be published next year.Free Press, part of Simon and ... Read more...

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CPJ urges Zardari to stop growing attacks on Pakistani journalists


January 16th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 16(ANI): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to address increasing attacks on journalists in his country."Pakistan's foundering security situation affects everyone ... Read more...

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‘Free press more important than free government’


December 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 28 (IANS) A free press, which strives to be the voice of the people, is more vital than free government, Press Council of India (PCI) chairman G.N. Roy said Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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New charges filed against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is in trouble again.This time the jailed former mayor has been indicted on racketeering charges. A grand jury decided that charges ... Read more...

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Media may face legal issues for publishing Wikileaks cables


December 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): The controversy created after the release of hundreds of US secret diplomatic cables have raised many important legal issues about national security and freedom of the press under ... Read more...

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Obama describes Fox News as “destructive” for American growth


September 28th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama in an interview with Rolling Stones Magazine released on Tuesday slammed Fox News by calling the media outlet as being "destructive" for ... Read more...

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Bieber’s Revenge On Teen Via Twitter


August 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The teenager from Michigan, Kevin Kristopik got paid back in his own coin after he tried to meddle in the life of the ... Read more...

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Journalists in Manipur protest against threats by KCP faction


July 9th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 9 (ANI): As militant outfits operating in Manipur carry on targeting the media persons and pressurise them to become their mouthpiece, the journalist fraternity here are agitated.Newspaper offices in ... Read more...

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Government awaiting report on paid news: Soni


June 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said Friday that her ministry was awaiting a report from the Press Council of India (PCI) on the issue of ... Read more...

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AT&T Ending Unlimited Data Plans, Users May Grumble


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The users of the Apple iPhone in the USA may grudge as carrier AT&T has announced that it will put an end to its unlimited data ... Read more...

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‘Paid news’ a serous concern: Ambika Soni


March 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 5 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday described the 'paid news' as a serious matter and, said right of the public to receive correct and ... Read more...

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‘Paid news’ phenomenon a serious matter: government


March 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The phenomenon of "paid news" is a serious matter as it influences the functioning of a free press, the government declared in parliament Friday, adding there ... Read more...

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Orissa journalists protest police atrocities


December 15th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists in Orissa Monday protested against increasing police atrocities against media persons in different parts of the state since the past few months. In a convention organised ... Read more...

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Life has changed, but not my respect for India: Bush


October 31st, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Turning on the charm offensive, former US president George W. Bush said here Friday that he had been looking forward to coming to India and "saying ... Read more...

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Afghan forces will be ready to take over from NATO by 2013


October 5th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 5(ANI): Afghanistan has said that its army would be ready by 2013 to handle complete responsibilities and to fight the Taliban without the direct help of international forces."Within ... Read more...

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Corruption tarnishing India’s image: PM


August 26th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) "Pervasive corruption" was tarnishing the image of India that is respected all over the world for its secular values and "commitment to freedom", Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India does not want attacks to ‘infect’ ties with Australia


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Australia, India has said it was concerned about attacks on Indian students but does want the issue to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan and US surrounded by common enemy: Holbrooke


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): US Special Envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has said India, Pakistan and the United States face a common enemy, and that a joint effort is ... Read more...

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Respect media freedom, says PM


May 3rd, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Calling free press "an essential pillar of any democracy", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said media freedom needed to be respected. In a message to mark the ... Read more...

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China, Cuba detain large number of journalists: UN


May 1st, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that China, Cuba and Eritrea are responsible for half of the 125 journalists imprisoned in 2008, some of whom have ... Read more...

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International Media mission call to Nepal to ensure press freedom


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 3 (ANI): The international media mission has urged the Nepal Government to ensure press freedom by shielding journalists and media houses from attacks. The mission headed by President of ... Read more...

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Koirala says Maoist commitment towards press doubtful


March 2nd, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 2 (ANI): Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala has said that Maoists commitment towards press freedom and human rights is doubtful. In his meeting with a delegation of Asian ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps to pen book about his Olympic glory


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Olympic superstar Michael Phelps is to write a book telling the story behind his historic eight gold medal swims, a rep for Free Press, an imprint of ... Read more...

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Media up in arms as Canadian cops pose as journalists


July 30th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Journalists do impersonate others to carry out sting operations. But police impersonating journalists to carry out its undercover operations? It has happened here in Canada. Police ... Read more...

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