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YSR Congress party, journalists protest CBI action


May 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday staged protests condemning the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) move to freeze the bank accounts of the ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, judicial probe ordered (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday took law into their hands and thrashed media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students at a court complex ... Read more...

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Mumbai police get cracking in journalist murder case


June 14th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Under pressure from the government and media organizations, the Mumbai police got cracking on the investigations into journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder, transferring an assistant commissioner ... Read more...

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New approach needed to deal with terrorist outrages: Pakistani paper


June 13th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) The Peshawar blasts - the latest in a long series of such attacks - show the government has again failed in its duty to protect the ... Read more...

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34 killed, 80 hurt in Peshawar twin blasts (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) At least 34 people, including a journalist, were killed and 80 others injured when two bombs were detonated near the offices of media organizations at ... Read more...

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Twin blasts rock Peshawar, 10 dead (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and many others, including four journalists, were injured when two powerful blasts ripped through a supermarket in Pakistan's Peshawar city ... Read more...

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S. African President Zuma to meet Libya’s Gaddafi


May 25th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- South African President Jacob Zuma will travel to Libya next week to meet with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in an effort to end the current crisis, the presidency ... Read more...

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Obama birther controversy filled four percent of US news coverage


April 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 28 (ANI): A recent study of news coverage shows that top media organizations have been devoting relatively little time to the so-called "birther" issue.The Pew Research Center's Project for ... Read more...

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Media gave little time to ‘birther’ issue: Study


April 28th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Top media organizations devoted little time to the so-called "birther" issue, according to a study.President Barack Obama, released his long-form birth certificate saying that the issue was ... Read more...

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Internet is the greatest spying machine the world has ever seen: Assange


March 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16(ANI): Julian Assange, co-founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, reckons that the Internet is the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen" and is not a technology that necessarily favours ... Read more...

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ISI offered 1.5 million dollars to journalist to kill Indian envoy in Afghanistan


January 31st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is allegedly reported to have offered 1.5 million US dollars (Rs.7.50 crores) to an Afghan journalist to assassinate India's Ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad and ... Read more...

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Media cannot be used to fight corporate battles: Tata


January 11th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Tata group chairman Ratan Tata has questioned the "indiscriminate disclosure" of private conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and a host of others being justified under the ... Read more...

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Less journalists killed worldwide this year compared to 2009


December 31st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 31 (ANI): There has been a drop in the number of reporters killed worldwide in 2010 than in the previous year, but media advocacy groups have said that while the ... Read more...

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Pakistani agency faces heat, blames WikiLeaks fiasco on a daily


December 11th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The Pakistani Online news agency has issued a clarification after it published a fake WikiLeaks report attributing to then US ambassador to India that New Delhi ... Read more...

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Leak of classified US diplomatic cables perfectly legal: WikiLeaks


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): The release of a trove of classified US diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks is perfectly legal, a spokesperson for the whistleblower website has said.WikiLeaks has shaken the diplomatic world ... Read more...

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US-based Amazon.com stops hosting Wikileaks on its Web servers


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2(ANI): America's largest online retailer, Amazon.com, has stopped hosting whistleblower website WikiLeaks from its Web servers after being contacted by a US Senator.WikiLeaks had turned to Amazon's Web services after ... Read more...

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Indian will react after complete revelations by WikiLeaks: Krishna


December 1st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that the government would react after whistleblower website WikiLeaks completely reveals all the 250,000 classified US diplomatic cables.WikiLeaks released ... Read more...

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Indian gives 100 million dollar line of credit to Syria


November 27th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus (Syria), Nov.27 (ANI): Indian today extended a 100 million dollar line of credit to Syria in order to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation and achieve a higher growth rate between the two ... Read more...

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Patil says India supports Syria in seeking lasting solution to Middle East problem


November 27th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus (Syria), Nov. 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday assured Syria of India's full support in strengthening bilateral economic cooperation and to help the former in finding a lasting solution ... Read more...

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England footie officials appeal to FIFA to judge 2018 Cup bid vote fairly


November 15th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.15 (ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has written to the FIFA executive committee to make its decision on the merits of their bid.Chairman Geoff Thompson and international president David ... Read more...

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Chinese military being trained to have more open image


November 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 14 (ANI): China's military officers are reportedly undergoing training to learn how to deal with the media, as the military is adopting a more open and transparent image.At a seminar ... Read more...

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National internet outage in Myanmar enters second week


November 1st, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by BNO News
YANGON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- A nationwide internet service outage in Myanmar has entered its second week, but the cause remains unclear, according to a local newspaper report on Monday.The Weekly Eleven ... Read more...

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Has paid news turned media into a ‘lap dog’?


August 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Has the media turned into a "lap dog" from the watchdog of society it is supposed to be, thanks to the increasing trend of paid news witnessed ... Read more...

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Chinese press body to take steps to protect journalists’ rights


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): In a statement, China's General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) has emphasized the protection of reporters' rights in newsgathering, following a string of suspected attacks against journalists ... Read more...

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Unlike Guangzhou, New Delhi still not prepared for media accreditation of CWG


July 28th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The 16th Asian Games to be held in the Chinese city of Guangzhou will see July 31 as the close of media accreditation for the Games, but ... Read more...

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Heiress Of L’Oreal Interrogated By The French Police


July 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 87-year-old Liliane Bettencourt happens to be the heiress to the cosmetics riches associated with the globally renowned L’Oreal. She was queried by the French ... Read more...

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Stay away from paid news, President Patil urges media


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil said Thursday that paid news can distort events and interfere with the concept of a free, fair and objective press. She said this ... Read more...

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The Governor Of Utah Launches A Probe Into The Embarrassing ‘Listgate’


July 21st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Governor of the American state of Utah happens to be Gary Herbert. He has now commanded an inquiry into whether the bureaucrats of Utah ... Read more...

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Hindus urge global media organizations & schools to train staff/pupils in world religions


June 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), (ANI): Hindus have urged media organizations of the world to train their staff on the basics of major world religions and denominations so that media persons could have a better ... Read more...

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Americans turn to Al-Jazeera for raw images of war: Study


April 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Apr 20(ANI): A new study has found that most of those who use the English-language Al-Jazeera website are from the U.S., Canada, the U.K and Australia.According to the study by Shahira ... Read more...

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Cameron Douglas’ son sentencing on drug-dealing charges to be made public


April 17th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 17 (ANI): Actor Michael Douglas' son Cameron will not be sentenced privately.A judge has ruled that a plea for leniency from his father, Michael Douglas, must be made public, ... Read more...

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China blacklists 100 journalists for involvement in bribery, blackmailing cases


April 8th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 8(ANI): China's press watchdog, the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP), has blacklisted at least one hundred media workers and convicted over 20 journalists last year for involvement in ... Read more...

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BNO News and Marketwire Announce Content Partnership


March 25th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
CHICAGO, IL and TILBURG, NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/10 -- Trusted news sources BNO News and Marketwire today announced a partnership that allows both companies to extend their media exposure and gain ... Read more...

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Pak players Akmal, Rana Naved vow to fight SCG match fixing claims


March 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 1 (ANI): Pakistan cricketers -- wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Rana Naved-ul-Hasan have threatened to take legal action against all Pakistani news outlets for being implicated in a match-fixing scandal ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ lawyers fighting hard to bar ‘nude pics’


December 13th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 13 (ANI): Tiger Woods' lawyers may find it hard to stop American websites from releasing his alleged nude pics, as they have obtained the High Court Injunction only from ... Read more...

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