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Journalists trained on safety in hostile areas


June 18th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Around 50 journalists from 30 countries Monday attended a training programme in Beijing on the safety of reporters working in hostile conditions like war, conflicts, plague ... Read more...

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Media awards on gender sensitivity


May 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Population First, a Mumbai-based NGO working on women's rights, health and population issues, has invited media houses to send entries for the fourth "Laadli" media ... Read more...

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Contest for press photographers launched


May 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Mumbai-based Media Foundation of India (MFI) has launched the second edition of its photo contest for full-time professional press photographers.The MFI National Press Photo Contest 2012 ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Honduras


May 10th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 10 (IANS/EFE) A journalist with HRN, one of Honduras' leading radio networks, was kidnapped here Wednesday while driving to work.Alfredo Villatoro was abducted around 4.45 a.m., HRN said ... Read more...

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Social media content creators need protection: Experts


March 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Calling the country's IT rules as "flawed", experts at a seminar Thursday said the right to freedom of expression should also provide protection to ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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NGOs, opposition join chorus against Goa poll officials’ silence


January 20th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) Civil society groups in Goa as well as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Friday joined the chorus protesting the chief electoral office's silence ... Read more...

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Goa may get journalist protection law: Kamat


November 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 16 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Wednesday said the state government was open to a comprehensive law to protect journalists and media professionals from violence and attacks.Speaking ... Read more...

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Asian tourism fair opens in Dhaka


September 30th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) Twelve Asian nations, including India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal, are participating in a three-day tourism fair that kicked off here Thursday."Combined efforts in the promotion ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Mexican journalist found dead


August 26th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) Kidnapped journalist Humberto Millan was found dead Thursday on the outskirts of the western Mexican city of Culiacan, authorities said.Millan, the editor of online newspaper ... Read more...

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IGNOU, Unicef sensitise scribes on infant deaths


August 4th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) along with Unicef sensitised media personnel on the high infant mortality and low immunisation levels in Madhya Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Campaign to educate journos on immunization


July 1st, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In an effort to improve the media's reporting on immunization and spread awareness, Unicef and the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) have launched ... Read more...

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Senior editors meet Chavan over scribe’s murder


June 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors Tuesday called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in connection with the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and handing over ... Read more...

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Journalist’s murder: Top editors to meet Chavan Tuesday


June 20th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors will call on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday to demand that the probe into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing be handed ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels doubt Gaddafi’s son is dead


May 1st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, May 1(ANI): Libyan rebel fighters have questioned government's claim that dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's youngest son and three grandchildren were killed in a NATO missile attack last night.Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim ... Read more...

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CEC Quraishi expresses concern over paid news in elections


January 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. S.Y. Quraishi on Monday terming paid news as a complex problem, said that it could be addressed by self-regulation by media and ... Read more...

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Britons did free work worth 11 bn pounds in 2010


January 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) British officegoers failed to utilise a combined total of 111 million holidays in 2010 and did free work worth 11 billion pounds, a study has found.The average worker ... Read more...

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‘Media needs to turn searchlight more on itself’ (Lead, superseding previous story)


November 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Did well-known journalists whose conversations with a lobbyist in contact with former communications minister A. Raja commit a breach of journalistic propriety? Issues of propriety and ... Read more...

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‘Chinese journalists still face attacks, harassment’


November 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 6 (ANI): General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP), China's top press watchdog, has warned against the "complicated occupational environment" facing more than 700,000 media professionals amid a number of ... Read more...

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Bob Guccione Is No More


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bob Guccione, creator of ‘Penthouse’ - first American men's magazine to come up with full frontal nudity of its models - has passed away on October ... Read more...

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Press Release: Overseas market looks forward to Anjaana Anjaani


October 4th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sajid Nadiadwala’s Anjaana Anjaani that comes to a theatre near you October 1st, 2010 is already highly in demand in the overseas market. Recently Eros International had a special screening of their ... Read more...

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CWG opening ceremony pre-show a glittering affair


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Colourfully dressed dancers jived to foot-tapping music, songs were rehearsed and people cheered across the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here - complete with the sound of vuvuzelas - ... Read more...

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BWI to be official news distribution partner for business leaders summit, golf tourney


September 20th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore (Karnataka), Sept.20 (ANI-Business Wire India): The Exito Group will partner Business Wire India (BWI) for the first Indian Business Leadership Summit and Golf Tournament to be held on November 11 and ... Read more...

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‘Jamia’s centre for culture has potential for excellence’


August 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In a survey conducted by Bangalore's India Foundation for the Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia University's "Centre for Culture, Media & Governance" (CCMG) has been rated as a ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest: Spotlight on senior citizens with Celebrate Age


August 12th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The 12th Mumbai Film Festival Oct 21-28 will introduce a new competition section titled Celebrate Age in association with NGO Harmony for Silvers Foundation to encourage filmmakers ... Read more...

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Mastiii Can Leave Behind 9XM: Media Professionals Verdict


July 30th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sri Adhikari Brothers launched its music and entertainment channel "Mastiii' in July first week with a variety of entertainment packages. The leading channel in this genre ... Read more...

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Manipur scribes protest threat issued by militant group


June 27th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 27 (ANI): All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) has staged a protest rally condemning repeated threats issued by a militant group to media professionals working in the state.Deeming all ... Read more...

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China bids for Newsweek in vain


June 18th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 18 (ANI): Despite failing to acquire Newsweek magazine - the country's first bid for a Western publication, China's Southern Daily Group is looking forward to make other similar purchases."The offer ... Read more...

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Muslims asked to help dispel doubts about Islam


June 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) Muslim intellectuals from across the world have asked people from the community to be more involved in public life in an effort to dispel misconceptions about Islam. Experts ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton Supports Troops


May 28th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The spotlight shines once again on Paris Hilton; this time for a cause. The famous hotel heiress/ socialite/ actress/ singer, has now decided to ... Read more...

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10th Suicide in a Chinese Factory


May 27th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In the past one year, there have been 10 cases of suicide in a Chinese electronics factory referred to as Foxconn. The company is the ... Read more...

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UNESCO slams murders of journalists in Pakistan, Somalia


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, May 22 (ANI): The head of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the recent killings of journalists in Pakistan and Somalia, while underscoring the necessity of ... Read more...

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Media Nest focusses on tobacco control


May 13th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
By Kulsum Mustafa - CNS"Both the use and acceptance of tobacco usage is on the increase. This is indeed a very alarming sign for society. The Indian anti-tobacco law is strong ... Read more...

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UN agency tasked with upholding press freedom condemns attacks against journalists in Nepal


May 11th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) agency tasked with upholding press freedom on Monday spoke out against the intimidation and attacks on Sunday against journalists covering Maoist protests in ... Read more...

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CBI Director to journos: Be whistle blowers of corruption cases


April 24th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 24 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Aswani Kumar on Saturday urged media professionals to be whistle blowers in incidents of corruption.Inaugurating a four-day training module for correspondents jointly ... Read more...

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