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10 percent of news paid for: Nihal Singh


July 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) About 10 percent of news in the papers is paid for, estimates veteran journalist and author S. Nihal Singh, discounting the view that there is ... Read more...

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Three years of UPA-II: Not much to celebrate


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government completed three years in office Tuesday amid charges of policy paralysis and key initiatives remaining mired in fractious ... Read more...

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Why Congress has to get along with SP now (News Analysis)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The outcome of the Uttar Pradesh elections is likely to push the Congress into having a better equation with the triumphant Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Has Mayawati set agenda for assembly polls?


November 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Has Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati set the agenda for the upcoming assembly polls with the proposal for four-way division of the state?Some analysts ... Read more...

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Vinod Mehta gets to top with ‘Lucknow Boy’ (IANS Books)


November 17th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Noted editor Vinod Mehta's "Lucknow Boy" tops the non-fiction list this week while Chetan Bhagat dominates the fiction category with his new book "Revolution ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography on top (IANS Books)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last month, is on top of the non-fiction section and Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Steve Jobs on top of book cart (IANS Books)


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died early last month, has made it to the top of the non-fiction section and Amish ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Advani’s yatra: Crusade or pilgrimage?


October 30th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Is Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra really mobilising people against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) or is it just the ... Read more...

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Mark Tully, Amish Tripathi top book chart (IANS Books)


October 27th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran journalist Mark Tully's "Non-Stop India" tops the non-fiction section while "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi still rules the fiction section ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi retain their top positions in the non-fiction and the ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top authors of week (IANS Books)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of The Nagas" continued its bestseller run in the fiction category while historian Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" led ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Broadcasters will be consulted on new TV guidelines: Soni


October 10th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) With the government's decision to recast policy guidelines for TV channels sparking outrage, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday assured broadcasters her ministry ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top charts again (IANS Books)


October 6th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" leads this week's non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi again rules the fiction list with ... Read more...

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Who won? Anna or government?


August 31st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Did Anna Hazare win the battle of Lokpal? Yes, say some. Others feel differently. And yet others said both the government and Team Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Team Anna versus government: Information warfare hots up


August 16th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A full-blown information warfare has broken out between Team Anna and the government, with both sides deploying social media tools, SMS and e-mail campaigns ... Read more...

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24X7 news television is murdering the English language (Comment)


July 25th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By S. Nihal Singh The English language has stood India in good stead before and after the success of the independence movement. Mahatma Gandhi wrote "My Experiments with Truth", which remains a classic. ... Read more...

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Expected soon, Indian editions of Time, Newsweek and more


September 21st, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Things never looked so good for the booming Indian news bazaar. The government's green signal to publication of Indian editions of foreign magazines has sparked enthusiasm among ... Read more...

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Spotlight turns on media overkill of Aarushi story


May 26th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Fact and fiction have dangerously blurred in the sensational murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar with lurid speculation and slander feeding media frenzy, raising serious ... Read more...

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