India  /  Published 15.06.21

Scribe death: Press Council seeks report

The Press Council of India (PCI) has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government and police on the death of a TV journalist who had recently reported on the liquor mafia. According to Uttar Pra...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow

World  /  Published 23.05.21

Bangla scribe, held under secrecy law, gets bail

A Bangladeshi court on Sunday granted interim bail to a senior woman investigative journalist who was arrested on charges of violating a colonial-era official secrecy law that triggered widespread pro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dhaka

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Free jabs for journalists

Over 1,000 journalists got Covid jabs for free at a six-day vaccination drive at Press Club, Calcutta. The drive was held by the state government with the club. “The drive ended on May 19. In t...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Science Tech  /  Published 19.05.21

Google News Showcase is here

After its launch last October in some markets, Google News Showcase has arrived in India. Readers can expect easier access to news from English and Hindi media (more languages will be incorporated in ...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 19.05.21

Booked under NSA for cow dung posts

An Imphal-based journalist and a social activist, arrested on May 13 for their social media posts that took a jibe at cow dung and cow urine being offered as a cure for coronavirus, have been booked u...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 18.05.21

Manipur: Activist, scribe re-arrested

The Manipur Police has re- arrested journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam under the National Security Act (NSA) after they had been granted bail for an earlier arrest for t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Imphal

World  /  Published 18.05.21

Bangladesh arrests journalist, sparks protest

A senior Bangladeshi woman journalist, known for her investigative reporting, was arrested on charges of violating a colonial-era official secrecy law, the police said on Tuesday, triggering protests ...
By Anisur Rahman in Dhaka

India  /  Published 18.05.21

Google rolls out News Showcase in India

  Google on Tuesday said it is rolling out its News Showcase in India with 30 news organisations, a move aimed at incentivising and supporting publishers in the country to curate high-quality co...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.21

App launched for legal journalists

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Thursday launched an Android media app for legal journalists so they can cover Supreme Court proceedings live from their homes or offices and not have to risk inf...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Press Council: declare scribes 'Covid warriors'

  The Press Council of India on Thursday reiterated its recommendation to the Centre and state governments that journalists be included in the category of 'COVID warriors' and also given...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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