India isolating itself globally on Pakistan: editorial

October 31, 2021 5:06 pm0 comments

Islamabad : India is isolating itself globally on Pakistan by insisting that Islamabad first eliminate its terror infrastructure before peace talks can resume, an editorial in a leading English daily said Saturday in reference to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s remarks on the issue. “India should realise that it is […]

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Government advertised in troubled Sanatan paper

October 30, 2021 1:30 pm0 comments

Panaji : The Goa government could have partially footed the bill for the Diwali eve low intensity blast that was carried out by two members of the rightwing Hindu outfit Sanatan Sanstha (SS), an official said. Menino Peres, director of the department of information and publicity (DIP) that controls state […]

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No India hand in Peshawar, Kabul attacks: Pak Media

October 29, 2021 9:52 pm0 comments

Islamabad : No Indian group could be blamed for Wednesday’s deadly attacks in Peshawar and Kabul that claimed over 100 lives as they were planned “within a few miles” of where they occurred, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday. Another wondered whether the Peshawar attack was an […]

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JK scribe visited LeT headquarters: Police

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Jammu : A Jammu and Kashmir journalist, who was arrested Oct 25 on charges of working as a spy for Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), had visited the Lashkar-e-Taiba headquarters during his visit to Pakistan in 2006, according to police. Police sources here said Farooq Ganie, who runs a news […]

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Editor's Guild demands release of Tamil editor

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New Delhi : The Editor’s Guild of India Thursday demanded the release of A.S. Mani, editor of Tamil magazine Netrikan, who was arrested by the Madurai city police on charges of publishing a defamatory article on union Minister M.K. Azhagiri. Mani was arrested on the basis of a complaint of […]

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Journalist tipped off Goa police about NRI fugitive

October 28, 2021 12:42 pm0 comments

Panaji :It was a tip-off from a journalist that helped police in Goa arrest Ajay Kaushal, the NRI from Britain who was fleeing a 15-year sentence for assault and kidnapping, an official said. Kaushal, 50, who is on the most wanted list of the Lancashire constabulary, was arrested Tuesday from […]

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Manipur scribes protest police assault on colleagues

October 27, 2021 11:14 pm0 comments

Imphal : More than 100 journalists in Manipur Tuesday surrendered their accreditation cards issued by the government to protest the alleged assault on two of their colleagues by police. “Carrying a press identity card in Manipur could invite trouble as security forces simply do not respect the profession and threaten […]

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Journalists under police scanner in Goa blast case

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Panaji : At least three journalists are under the spotlight for their alleged role in the Diwali eve blast in Margao, say police officials investigating the case. Two members of the rightwing group Sanatan Sanstha (SS) were killed when they were ferrying the improvised explosive device (IED) in Margao, 35 […]

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IFJ Condemns Nepal Plan to Use Journalists as Informers

October 26, 2021 10:18 pm0 comments

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) warns the Government of Nepal that plans to use journalists as law enforcement informers jeopardises the independence and safety of media personnel. According to the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), an IFJ affiliate, the plans are contained in a document from the Ministry for […]

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Media vs actors: Journalists' union to move apex court

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Chennai : The Chennai Union of Journalists (CUJ) plans to move the Supreme Court after its petition in the Madras High Court seeking action by the police on its complaint against several actors for making derogatory remarks against them and their family members was dismissed Monday. “The public prosecutor told […]

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