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  • Newspaper, agency staff demand implementation of wage revision 05-03-2014 06:16 PM

    The Confederation of Newspaper and News agency Employees Organisation (CNNAEO) today demanded that the Supreme Court order on wage revision for employees in newspapers and news agencies should be honoured and implemented by employers and dismissed talk of an existential crisis. The Confederation took exception to the recent comments of...
  • No newspaper in Assam for sixth day, hawkers continue strike 21-02-2014 03:10 PM

    The residents of Assam have not received their daily morning newspaper for the sixth day on Friday following strike by newspapers hawkers even as the Journalists' Forum of Assam (JFA) pleaded to the Press Council of India (PCI) to intervene in the matter. "The hawkers' strike has infringed the people's...
  • Arunachal newspapers hit stands after five days 19-02-2014 01:45 PM

    Newspapers hit the stands in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, lifting five days of suspension of publication, following an assurance by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki to redress media organisations' grievances on security. The assurance was given by the chief minister at a meeting attended by representatives of the Arunachal Press Club...
  • CNNAEO welcomes SC verdict on wage board 09-02-2014 03:38 PM

    Hailing the Supreme Court decision on the Majithia wage board for mediapersons, the Confederation of Newspapers and News Agencies Employees Organisations (CNNAEO) on Sunday appealed to Indian Newspaper Society (INS) and owners of newspapers to implement the recommendations in totality within the stipulated time and not adopt confrontationist views. "Now...
  • Would like to edit a newspaper, write a book, says P Chidambaram 22-01-2014 06:18 PM

    Having proved his mettle as a lawyer and as a politician, P Chidambaram would like to try his hand at teaching, writing and even editing a big newspaper! Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting at Davos on Wednesday, Finance Minister Chidambaram said, "I hope I get to...
  • Chakra Satyagraha' against ban on non-motorised vehicles 02-10-2013 07:05 PM

    Thousands of people from all walks of life, on Wednesday, got down on streets to protest against the Kolkata Police ban on cycling and non-motorised transport in 174 thoroughfares of the metropolis. Using their creativity to spread the message, cyclists, rickshaw-pullers, milkmen and newspaper vendors came up with posters, street...
  • US: Atom bomb nearly exploded over North Carolina in 1961, claim secret documents 21-09-2013 04:52 PM

    A US atom bomb nearly exploded in 1961 over North Carolina that would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that devastated Hiroshima, according to a declassified document published in a British newspaper on Friday. The Guardian newspaper said the document, obtained by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under...
  • Newspapers hit stands after eight days in Manipur 09-09-2013 01:14 PM

    Newspapers on Monday hit the stands in Manipur after eight days following a decision to distribute dailies by the All Manipur Newspaper Sales and Distributors Association (AMNSDA). The decision was taken in the interest of the general public, a press release of AMNSDA said. Distribution of papers was stopped from...
  • Gulf Islamists irked as monarchs back Egypt's generals 28-08-2013 02:42 AM

    A scuffle broke the reflective atmosphere of Friday prayers in Riyadh's al-Ferdous mosque after the imam deplored the recent bloody crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protesters by the military in nearby Egypt. The fight between members of the congregation, recorded on a widely circulated Youtube clip and reported by the daily...
  • Chinese journalist detained over the suspicion of fabricating rumours 26-08-2013 05:22 AM

    Police said on Sunday they had arrested a journalist on suspicion of fabricating rumours. The journalist, identified only as Liu, worked for the Xin Kuai Bao newspaper, reports Xinhua. The case is under further investigation, police said. No further details were given. ...
  • How will Amazon's Jeff Bezos change The Washington Post? 08-08-2013 06:43 AM

    Technology and media circles are abuzz at how e-commerce wunderkind Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a money-losing bastion of the old economy. Among the top predictions: the man who transformed retailing will want to wean the venerable paper off its print edition; expand the Post's real-time content...
  • From Amazon to Washington Post: How Jeff Bezos built his empire 06-08-2013 07:09 AM

    New York: Over nearly two decades, Jeff Bezos built Amazon.com from a scrappy online bookseller into an e-commerce empire, shook up the print publishing world with the Kindle e-reader and even started a space travel company. Now he is buying The Washington Post for $250 million, purchasing one of the...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy Washington Post for $250 million 06-08-2013 06:49 AM

    Los Angeles: Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of "old media": The Washington Post. Bezos, 49, struck a deal announced Monday to buy the venerable Washington broadsheet and other newspapers for $250 million. It was a startling demonstration...
  • Reading newspaper as a punishment for jaywalkers in China 29-07-2013 02:24 AM

    Traffic police in China's Shanghai city have introduced an innovative punishment for jaywalkers -- reading newspaper. Jaywalkers and drivers of non-motorised vehicles who break traffic regulations in Shanghai can opt to pay a fine or read newspaper coverage of traffic accidents in public, state-run China Daily reported on Sunday. The...
  • Two more journalists from Sun tabloid under scanner 09-07-2013 02:26 AM

    London: The head of news at Rupert Murdoch's British Sun tabloid is to be charged with authorising illegal payments to police and army officials, prosecutors said on Monday, the latest senior figure from the media mogul's newspapers to face criminal charges. Chris Pharo is to be charged with conspiring with...
  • Indian-origin named editor of 'The Independent' 17-06-2013 08:46 PM

    London: A 29-year-old Indian-origin journalist was on Monday named the editor of The Independent, becoming the first non-white editorial head of a UK national paper. Amol Rajan will replace Chris Blackhurst, becoming Fleet Street's first non-white newspaper editor. He was previously the paper's comment editor. Rajan was born in Kolkata...
  • Balaknama: a newspaper through which street kids tell their stories 10-06-2013 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: A unique newspaper called 'Balaknama' is brought out by street children. It publishes heart felt stories and editorials by children who work on the streets and in factories. Jyoti lives under a bridge at a bus stop in Delhi. A rag picker in the morning, she works as...
  • Tripura: Ganadoot editor remanded in 3-day jail custody 08-06-2013 10:35 PM

    Agartala: Editor-proprietor of Tripura daily 'Dainik Ganadoot', Sushil Chowdhury, who was arrested in connection with the killing of three newspaper employees at his office was on Saturday remanded in judicial custody for three days. Chowdhury was produced before the court of First Class Judicial Magistrate Subhra Nath by police asking...
  • Tripura: Widow of slain newspaper employee arrested 01-06-2013 03:59 PM

    Agartala: In a curious twist to the probe into the killing of three newspaper employees at the office of a local vernacular on May 19 here, widow of one of the victims has been arrested. Tripura Police said they have arrested Niyati Ghosh, wife of slain Balaram Ghosh, driver of...
  • I hope to start an academy for underprivileged students: N Shivakumar 24-05-2013 05:26 PM

    From being a newspaper delivery boy to becoming a newsmaker himself, 23-year-old Shivakumar has got through to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Calcutta. Shivakumar, an engineering student and the only educated member in his family, has fought hard to make his dreams come true. N Shivakumar joined IBNLive...
  • Bangalore: Boy who delivered newspapers makes it to IIM-Calcutta 24-05-2013 08:49 AM

    Bangalore: From being a newspaper delivery boy to making news himself, 23-year-old Shivakumar has got through to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Calcutta. Shivakumar, an engineering student and the only educated member in his family, has fought hard to make his dreams come true. For the past ten...
  • Shutdown in Agartala over killing of 3 newspaper employees 21-05-2013 01:16 PM

    Agartala: Normal life was paralysed in the municipal corporation area here on Tuesday in response to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by opposition Congress to protest the killing of three employees of 'Dainik Ganadoot', a local Bengali daily. Vehicles remained off the roads and markets, schools, colleges and educational institutions were...
  • Shutdown in Agartala over killing of newspaper employees 20-05-2013 01:59 PM

    Agartala: The opposition Congress in Tripura has called a dawn-to-dusk bandh in the municipal corporation area here on Tuesday to protest the killing of three employees of a local Bengali daily. Leader of the Opposition Ratan Lal Nath, belonging to the Congress, said on Monday that the killing proved that...
  • Tripura: 3 killed as armed men attack a newspaper's office 19-05-2013 08:19 PM

    Agartala: Three staff members of a newspaper in Tripura, Dainik Ganadoot, were killed on Sunday after armed men attacked the paper's office. The three non-journalist staff members were stabbed by the unknown assailants. According to police, the motorcycle-borne assailants barged into the office of 'Dainik Ganadoot' at the Palace Compound...
  • Indian politicians use China to win votes: Chinese daily 14-05-2013 03:49 AM

    Indian politicians use China threat to win votes:Chinese daily Beijing: Indian politicians were using China threat as "trick" to avoid domestic problems, win votes and to obtain advanced weaponry from Western countries, a Chinese state-run newspaper claimed on Monday. "Within India, the so-called China threat is a trick by Indian...
  • Watch: How newspapers in Pakistan reacted to elections 13-05-2013 01:24 PM

    Even as there was jubilation in the Nawaz Sharif camp in Pakistan, there was gloom and angst in the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf party. Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haider, who has been tracking the latest from Pakistan, tell us what newspapers there are saying. ...
  • Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked 30-04-2013 11:08 AM

    London: The Guardian newspaper said Monday that its Twitter accounts have been hacked, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website that several of its feeds on the social media site were broken into over...
  • UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked 30-04-2013 07:51 AM

    London: The Guardian newspaper says its Twitter accounts have come under a cyberattack, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website on Monday that several of its Twitter feeds were broken into over the weekend....
  • Sri Lanka: Tamil newspaper office set ablaze 13-04-2013 10:36 AM

    Colombo: Three armed men set fire to the printing machine of a Tamil-language newspaper that is critical of the Sri Lankan government, forcing the paper to halt printing, the editor said on Saturday. The attack on the Uthayan newspaper office is the fifth attack on the media since January in...