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Quint Digital Media logs Q4 net profit of Rs 45 lakh
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Quint Digital Media Ltd (QDML) on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 45 lakh for the quarter ended March.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media
Congress to launch its own digital media platform INC TV on Wed
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Congress will launch its own digital media platform, INC TV, on Wednesday in the presence of the Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, and AICC General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Mediapersons exempt from carrying e-pass during night curfew: DDMA
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) People working with electronic and the print media will not require e-passes for travelling in the national capital during the night curfew between 10 pm to 5 am.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
India largest Covid vaccine buyer but where are the jabs?
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Amid the tussle between the state governments and the Centre over the supply and shortage of Covid vaccines, the truth is that India has been the largest buyer of Covid jabs in the world with pre-booking of 1.6 billion doses.
2021-04-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Media
Veteran journalist Fatima Zakaria falls prey to Covid-19
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) Veteran journalist Fatima R. Zakaria, the former editor of the Sunday Times, Mumbai, and mother of global media personality Fareed R. Zakaria, passed away at a private hospital here on Tuesday due to Covid-19, a close family friend said.
2021-04-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Media
Some media houses targeting YSR family, claims Jagan's mother
Amaravati, April 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's mother Y.S. Vijaya Rajasekhar Reddy has hit out at a section of media for allegedly targeting their family and "endlessly manufacturing lies over the years", specifically with respect to her brother-in-law Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy's murder.
2021-04-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Media,Politics
Saudi newspaper says J&K youth responding positively to govt's developmental initiatives
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Youth from the Jammu and Kashmir region have responded positively to the Modi government's development initiatives and have shown their desire to become a part of the progress and prosperity of New India, Saudi newspaper, Saudi Gazette, reported.
2021-04-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Exploring Indian media's intrinsic interplay with politics, governance, corporates
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) How was godman Chandraswami exposed despite the tantric gurus close association with prominent leaders and media barons?
2021-03-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Manipal Media Network Director elected as UNI Chairman
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Director of Manipal Media Network Ltd Sagar Mukhopadhyay has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at United News of India -- a national news agency.
2021-03-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Slandering judges on social media not acceptable: Law Minister
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) The combined trend of filing a PIL, then aggressively campaigning for it on social media and finally slandering the judges, when the order does not go their way is unacceptable, Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday.
2021-03-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Relief for NDTV and Roys, SC stays recovery of Rs 27 cr penalty imposed by SEBI
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a relief to Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, the promoters of NDTV, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the recovery of Rs 27 crore penalty imposed by markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
2021-03-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Relief for NDTV and Roys, SC stays recovery of Rs 27 cr penalty imposed by SEBI
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a relief to Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, the promoters of NDTV, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the recovery of Rs 27 crore penalty imposed by markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
2021-03-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Scarlett Johansson admits being wrong in hitting back at her critics
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has admitted she was wrong in hitting back at critics of some of her past opinions, such has her defence of the role she essayed in"Ghost In A Shell". 
2021-03-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Media,Hollywood
Journalist, writer, film critic, engineer: Anil Dharker wore many hats during illustrious career (Obituary)
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) With his wavy, silvery mane and erudite wit, Anil Dharker, who passed away late Thursday night, was an essential fixture at literary events in the city, was a promoter of New Cinema, a film critic of note, and as a journalist, was the editor of some of Indias best known publications.
2021-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Art/Culture/Books
Noted journalist, writer Anil Dharker passes away
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Well known journalist and writer, Anil Dharker, the Founder Director of the Mumbai International Literature Festival, has passed away, family sources said.
2021-03-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Media,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi HC hearing against Priya Ramani's acquittal on May 5
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will hear on May 5 a petition filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar against the acquittal of journalist Priya Ramani by the court in a criminal defamation case.
2021-03-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
#MeToo: MJ Akbar challenges Priya Ramani's acquittal
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Former Union Minister M. J. Akbar has moved the Delhi High Court in appeal against the acquittal of journalist Priya Ramani in the criminal defamation case he filed against her.
2021-03-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Newspaper objects to 'tainted' IAS officer becoming TN poll observer
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) The management of Siraj newspaper has petitioned the Chief Election Commissioner against appointing Kerala cadre IAS officer, Sreeram Venkitaraman as the poll observer in Tamil Nadu.
2021-03-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
Newspaper objects to 'tainted' IAS officer becoming TN poll observer
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) The management of Siraj newspaper has petitioned the Chief Election Commissioner against appointing Kerala cadre IAS officer, Sreeram Venkitaraman as the poll observer in Tamil Nadu.
2021-03-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
SC stays proceedings before High Courts on regulation of OTT content
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the proceedings in pleas connected with the regulation of content on over-the-top (OTT) platforms in various High Courts.
2021-03-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Pak journalist Ajay Lalwani shot dead while getting haircut
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Ajay Kumar Lalwani, who had exposed Islamic clerics and raised his voice against the atrocities on the Hindu community in Pakistan, has been shot dead while getting a haircut.
2021-03-21
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Odisha urges Centre to include journos as front line workers
Bhubaneswar, March 17 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday requested the Union Health Ministry for inclusion of additional categories, including journalists, as frontline workers for Covid-19 vaccination.
2021-03-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Media
Controversy over new press club has Goa media in a tizzy
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) Simmering tensions have emerged within the media fraternity in Goa, with the emergence of a new 'press club' in the coastal state.
2021-03-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Media
Lucky escape for TV anchor as part of set falls on him
Bogota (Colombia), March 11 (IANS) In what could be a lucky escape, a television anchor in Columbia came out without any major injuries after a part of the studio set collapsed on him during a live show. A video of the incident went viral on the internet.
2021-03-11
Category: International, Colombia,Media
Centre to respond on HC plea challenging new digital norms
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought the central government's response on a petition challenging the new IT Rules to regulate intermediaries, OTT platform and digital news media.
2021-03-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Veteran multilingual scribe Arif Shaikh passes away
Aurangabad, March 8 (IANS) Veteran English and Urdu Journalist Arif Shaikh passed away in a private hospital following a brief illness here on Monday evening, family sources said.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Media
CJI: Never suggested accused to marry rape victim
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Monday said news reports and quotes by activists have taken "out of context" a query posed by the apex court to a rape accused "on marrying the victim", while emphasising that it always holds women with highest regard and respect.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Tejpal case: 'Hotel CCTV footage will demolish prosecution'
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Hotel CCTV footage will demolish the arguments of the prosecution in the rape case filed against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, defence lawyer Rajeev Gomes said on Saturday.
2021-03-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
SC: New OTT rules lack teeth, no mechanism to screen content (Ld)
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Friday that the government's new rules for OTT platforms have "no teeth, as there is no provision for prosecution of those who do not abide by these rules".
2021-03-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Manipur talk show gets notice under new IT rules, withdrawn later
Imphal, March 2 (IANS) Hours after a district magistrate in Manipur sent a notice to a digital news platform under the Centre's new rules to regulate digital media in the country, the district authorities withdrew the notice with "immediate effect".
2021-03-02
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Politics
Tejpal rape trial hearing adjourned
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The scheduled final argument in the rape trial against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal could not be conducted on Monday, because of a death in the judge's family, special public prosecutor Francisco Tavora said.
2021-03-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
'Khashoggi assassins used jets linked to Saudi Crown Prince'
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) US President Joe Biden spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia over the phone hours ahead of a new report was set to be made public in the sensational killing of acclaimed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.
2021-02-26
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Politics
Social media platforms need to remove offending content within 36 hrs of govt order
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) As the Union government on Thursday notified the new rules for social media intermediaries, the platforms will have to remove offending content within 36 hours after a government directive or a legal order.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
China's Prescription for Poverty: An introduction
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Xinhua News Agency has come out with a documentary film -- 'China's Prescription for Poverty'.
2021-02-24
Category: International, India,National,Media
Cash reward for info on grenade attack on Manipur newspaper office
Imphal, Feb 20 (IANS) Manipur Police on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for any information leading to an arrest in connection with the grenade attack at a newspaper office in Imphal last week.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Terrorism
Bhim Army chief in TIME's emerging leaders list
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Five Indian-origin personalities, including Chandra Shekhar Aazad of the Bhim Army are part of the TIME magazines annual list of 100 "emerging leaders who are shaping the future".
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Media,Politics
Grenade attack on Manipur newspaper office : Media organisations call off stir
Imphal, Feb 18 (IANS) The indefinite agitation launched by editors and journalists in Manipur on Sunday to protest the grenade attack on a leading newspaper's office in Imphal on Saturday was called off on Thursday and the publication of newspapers and telecast of television channels would resume from Friday.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Defence/Security
Facebook blocks news in Australia
Canberra, Feb 18 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has blocked Australians from sharing or accessing news on the platform.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Australia,Media,Politics
No news, no TV content in Manipur for 4th day to protest attack
Imphal, Feb 18 (IANS) No newspaper hit the stands and no local television channels in Manipur aired any news and programmes for the fourth day on Wednesday as editors and journalists continued to cease work to protest the attack on a leading newspaper's office.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Politics,Terrorism
2 scribes held, 3 others detained for maligning Assam minister
Guwahati, Feb 18 (IANS) Two journalists of an online news portal were arrested while three others were detained on Wednesday for their reported attempt to slander Assam minister and senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma after they shared a photo of the minister along with his daughter with a "malicious intent", the police said.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Media,Politics
'Shameful that incidents of crime against women happening in the land of Ramayana' (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In its order acquitting journalist Priya Ramani of charges of defamation in a case filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar, a Delhi court said on Wednesday that it is shameful that incidents of crime and violence against women are happening in a country where mega epics such as 'Mahabarata' and 'Ramayana' were written around the theme of respect for women.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Media must show restraint while reporting on new Covid strains: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday asked the media to be more cautious when it comes to reporting news reports on new strains of Covid.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Media,Politics
Victory for women & MeToo: Ramani on acquittal in defamation case
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) "It is a victory for women and the MeToo movement. It feels great to have the truth validated before a court of law," journalist Priya Ramani said minutes after a Delhi court acquitted her in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar for accusing him of sexual misconduct.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
No suo moto contempt case against Rajdeep, clarifies SC
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Hours after updating its website that it has registered a suo moto contempt against senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai for tweeting against the top court, the Supreme Court on late Tuesday evening clarified that it has not initiated any criminal contempt of court against him.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
SIT to probe grenade attack on newspaper office in Manipur
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced on Tuesday that the state government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the recent grenade attack on the office of Imphal-based daily 'Poknapham'.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
SC registers suo moto contempt case against Rajdeep for tweets against court
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court has registered suo moto criminal contempt case against senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on a plea filed by one Aastha Khurana alleging his tweets, published last year, had scandalised the judiciary.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
No news in Manipur for third day as media protests grenade attack
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) No newspaper hit the stands and no local television channels in Manipur aired any news and programmes for the third day on Tuesday as editors and journalists continued to cease work protesting against the attack on a leading Manipuri newspaper office.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Politics,Terrorism
'Princestan' is many pages of revelations: Jairam Ramesh
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Stressing that author and journalist Sandeep Bamzais recently released book 'Princestan: How Nehru, Patel and Mountbatten Made India manages to unearth multiple facets of the period between 1945 and 1947, Congress MP and writer Jairam Ramesh said that though history tells us that the British transferred power to India and Pakistan, there was also a third party to which the British were toying with the idea of transferring power to.
2021-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Relief for NDTV: SC asks SAT to hear appeal without fine deposit
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In a relief to NDTV promoters Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, the Supreme Court on Monday directed Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) to hear their appeals against the orders of market regulator SEBI without the pre-condition of depositing half of the fine.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
India's vaccine diplomacy garners praise from global media
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India is being lavishly praised in the international media for its vaccine diplomacy and helping other countries in time of need.
2021-02-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Media,Health/Medicine