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Journalist S. Dharamarajan dead


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The last rites of veteran journalist S. Dharmarajan, who died at his home here following brief illness, were held Sunday, a family friend. He was 78.A ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (Lead, IANS Books this week, Correcting name of 2nd book)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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Journalist Alfred D’Cruz dead


June 16th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Veteran journalist, historian and author, Alfred D'Cruz passed away recently at his residence in Mumbai after a brief illness, a close associate said Friday. He ... Read more...

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Sabanayakan elected unopposed as CSJC president


May 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) S. Sabanayakan of The Hindu was Thursday re-elected unopposed as president of the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club for 2012-13 at its annual general meeting here.The list ... Read more...

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Comic book to tell story of India’s Birdman Salim Ali


April 24th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The life and times of India's legendary Birdman, the late Salim Ali, have been immortalised in a comic book to be released here Thursday.Amar Chitra Katha ... Read more...

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IANS scribe among 20 awardees selected by NGO


April 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare, union minister Jairam Ramesh and 11 journalist, including Anil Sharma who writes for Indo-Asian News ServiceInternational Organization for Animal Protection (OIPA), affiliated ... Read more...

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Mamata’s honeymoon with media seems to be over (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have mastered the art of making unforced errors, to use a sports terminology, to hand down potent ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress condemn Mamata’s ban on newspapers


March 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Criticising the West Bengal government's move to ban leading dailies in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ... Read more...

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Mrinal, Mahashweta lash out against Mamata’s newspaper ban


March 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mrinal Sen and writer Mahasweta Devi Wednesday condemned the Mamata Banerjee-led government's decision to ban all leading dailies except eight vernacular newspapers in ... Read more...

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Bengal ban on English, Bengali papers slammed


March 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government's decision to ban all dailies except eight Bengali newspapers in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers has drawn widespread ... Read more...

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Bengal library ban on leading English, Bengali papers slammed


March 28th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led government's decision to ban all dailies except eight vernacular newspapers in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers, has drawn widespread ... Read more...

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George Joseph remembered as a daring journalist


March 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Union ministers and senior Kerala leaders Monday paid tributes to the late George Joseph, IANS' political editor, describing him as a daring journalist who reported ... Read more...

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Senior journalist George Joseph passes away (Second Lead) (With Images)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died early Monday following cardiac arrest. He was 57.Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida early Sunday ... Read more...

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Senior journalist George Joseph is dead (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died early Monday following a cardiac arrest. He was 57.Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida early Sunday ... Read more...

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Senior journalist George Joseph is dead


February 27th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died of a cardiac arrest early Monday morning. He was 57. Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida ... Read more...

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Encounters with Husain, Pyne, Bawa…An art critic remembers (With Image)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He came in a car, sold it and went away in a bicycle. The man was none other than late painter and maverick genius M.F. ... Read more...

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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...

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Journalists’ delegation meets Chavan to seek action on attack


February 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A delegation of journalists Tuesday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to discuss the action on attack on a media house last week."We met Chavan and ... Read more...

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Press Club condemns Times of India attack


January 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Condemning the attack on The Times of India building here Saturday, the Press Club, Mumbai, said that the assault was against the entire media fraternity."The attack ... Read more...

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Shiv Sainiks storm Times Of India office, damage reception (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 50 angry Shiv Sena activists Saturday afternoon stormed the Time Of India heritage building here and damaged computers, furniture, fittings and other items in ... Read more...

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Shiv Sainiks storm Times Of India office (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 50 angry Shiv Sena activists Saturday afternoon stormed into the Times Of India building here and damaged furniture and fittings in the reception areas ... Read more...

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Shiv Sainiks attack daily’s office


January 28th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Suspected Shiv Sainiks barged into the Times of India office and damaged its reception area in south Mumbai Saturday to protest an article, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau dead


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau, who began life as a sports journalist and then made his mark across a range of subjects, died here Thursday evening ... Read more...

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T.R. Ramachandran re-elected Press Club of India president


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Press Club of India Sunday formally announced that veteran journalist T.R. Ramachandran of G-Files has been re-elected president and Anil Anand of Greater Kashmir ... Read more...

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Nikhat Kazmi was generous: Big B


January 21st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers late film critic Nikhat Kazmi as a "generous" person and a "genuine lover" of film, who was never harsh in her ... Read more...

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Film critic Nikhat Kazmi dies


January 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Senior film critic Nikhat Kazmi died here early Friday morning after battling breast cancer. She was 53.The end came at 8.30 a.m. at a ... Read more...

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Bengali print media market to touch Rs.800 crore by 2015


December 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bengali print media market will touch Rs.800 crore by 2015, a report published by FICCI and Deloitte has said."This year, the entire print industry in ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda, a chronicler of his times (Obituary)


December 11th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Like most cartoonists, Mario de Miranda appeared to be a serious, shy, no-nonsense but soft-spoken person to a first-time acquaintance, but gradually warmed up.Born in 1926, ... Read more...

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TV show a way to keep Laxman’s work alive: Family


November 14th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Family members of veteran cartoonist R.K. Laxman Monday said they will be involved in a TV show inspired by his cartoons to ensure that his works ... Read more...

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Poland remembers noted Hindi poet Agyeya


November 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 14 (IANS) Polish educationists have paid rich tributes to noted Hindi poet Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana, better known as "Agyeya", saying he was a "pioneer in modern Hindi literature ... Read more...

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R.K.Laxman’s Common Man inspires TV show


November 7th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Veteran cartoonist R.K.Laxman's popular creation "The Common Man" has inspired a TV show -- "R.K. Laxman Ki Duniya", which will deal with the aspirations and ... Read more...

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Reveal names of foreign bank accounts holders: BJP


November 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Terming as "half-hearted" the government's action to unearth black money stashed abroad, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked it to reveal "all ... Read more...

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120-year-old Indian man marries a 60 year old woman


October 27th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 120-year-old Indian man has achieved a rare feat by marrying a woman half his age. Hazi Abdu Noor got married on Sunday and his son played ... Read more...

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Journalist’s book on Indian political history released


October 19th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A bygone era of Indian journalism, politics and social life diligently chronicled by K.P. Srivastava, a veteran journalist and media adviser to former prime minister ... Read more...

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