scribes

Scribes fear for safety in Uttar Pradesh


August 29th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Journalists are a worried lot in Uttar Pradesh following two major attacks on them in a fortnight.On Aug 17, a Muslim mob thrashed photographers and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pooja keen to re-look ‘Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain’


July 29th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is keen to revisit her father's 1974 "radical" and "shocking" film "Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain" and Mahesh Bhatt has welcomed the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fellowship for scribes writing on hunger


May 9th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A six-month fellowship programme is on offer for print, electronic and freelance journalists in India to study, analyse and report on hunger and food security.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akhilesh government to roll out ‘red carpet’ for scribes


April 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) How to create a media-friendly environment in government offices and make maximum information available to journalists? This is a key task for the Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangaru Laxman sentenced to four years’ jail (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi Court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to former Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from a fake ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former BJP chief Bangaru convicted for taking bribe (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman was convicted by a Delhi court and taken into custody for accepting a bribe from a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court decision in Bangaru Laxman graft case Friday


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A court here will Friday pronounce its verdict in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court decision April 27 on Bangaru Laxman graft case


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Delhi court will April 27 deliver its judgment in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court decision in Bangaru Laxman sting April 27


April 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting a bribe from a fake arm dealer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lokpal unworkable, will only pile up problems: Katju


March 28th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju Tuesday came down heavily on the concept of Lokpal, calling it an "unworkable proposition".Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai sports scribes sweep team titles at national meet


March 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 24 (IANS) Sports Journalists' Association of Mumbai (SJAM) picked up two more team titles at the 36th National Convention of the Sports Journalists' Federation of India (SJFI) here.SJAM ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bipasha clears equation with Madhavan


March 6th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu is miffed with reports that she is apprehensive about working with her "Jodi Breakers" co-star R. Madhavan again as the film has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scribes protest frequent attacks in Maharashtra


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Around 200 journalists Friday held a demonstration at Azad Maidan of the city to protest the frequent attacks on scribes and media houses in Maharashtra, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese scribes told to improve awareness


January 13th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Chinese journalists should write more meaningful stories that show people's genuine concerns and have the greatest relevance to their lives, a top official said Thursday.Liu Yunshan, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven Pakistani scribes killed in 2011; 29 in fivc years


December 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Seven Pakistani scribes were among at least 43 journalists who died in conflicts or were murdered this year worldwide, a media rights group said. In the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court rejects Bangaru Laxman’s plea in graft case (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman's plea seeking direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Governor ignores Chinese objection, attends Dalai talk (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Ignoring reported Chinese objections, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday attended a lecture addressed by the Dalai Lama who said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Some Chinese officials consider me as a demon: Dalai Lama


December 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid reported objections raised by the Chinese consulate to top government officials attending his speech, the Dalai Lama Thursday said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chidambaram condemns companies for paying Maoists


November 15th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 15 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday condemned the corporate sector for paying "protection money" to Maoists so that they can operate in mineral-rich areas like Chhattisgarh. "Small ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Biman mocks Mamata’s car tours


November 12th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Days after his remarks on the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance casued outrage, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Saturday took a dig at Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Biman Bose apologises


November 9th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Wednesday apologised for his remarks earlier in the day on the future of the Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance."The comment which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fake Chinese scribes get seven years in jail


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) A court in north China has sentenced two men to seven years in prison for posing as journalists and blackmailing a coal company, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Test cricket here to stay: Sri Lankan cricket novelist


October 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) Test cricket is here to stay despite the swing in its fortunes brought on by the growing popularity of the shorter ties and the Twenty20 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Absent Messi hogs limelight at media meet


August 31st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Reigning World Player of the Year Lionel Messi was not present at the media interaction Wednesday ahead of the Sep 2 Argentina-Venezuela match here, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Japanese scribes ‘offered $10,000′ for video of Kim Jong-Il


August 31st, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese journalists offered supermarket staff $10,000 for footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's visit to their East Siberian store, a spokesperson for the supermarket ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani scribes demand clarification over killing


August 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza's statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Missing kids, lost wallets, reunions: all at Ramlila


August 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) It is all happenning at the Ramlila Maidan: children lost and found; purses returned and found empty; and cell phones blinking unattended in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kashmir scribes protest police harassment


August 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Dozens of journalists Thursday carried out a peaceful protest here demanding that police stop harassing them.The protest by journalists and photojournalists working for local, national and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Uttar Pradesh government gagging media: CNN-IBN (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) After its senior journalist was roughed up by police in Lucknow Sunday night, private television channel CNN-IBN charged Monday that the Uttar Pradesh government was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mayawati suspends two policemen for attacking scribe


June 27th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) In a post-midnight action, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ordered suspension of two police officers who allegedly assaulted the local bureau chief of a news channel ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hema Malini won’t mind giving ‘Dream Girl’ tag to Ash (Movie Snippets)


June 24th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) She has carried the Dream Girl tag for decades but now Hema Malini is ready to part with it and says she won't mind transferring ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa scribes seek apology from police chief


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) A delegation of Goa journalists Wednesday met Director General of Police (DGP) Aditya Arya to protest against his scathing attack on the media and demanded an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scribes condemn Mumbai journalist’s murder


June 14th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Wearing black ribbons, journalists from media associations like the Editors Guild of India, the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) and the Press Association came together ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe