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Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar no more

New Delhi: Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away here today, a member of his family said. He was 95. Nayar died at around 12.30 AM at a private hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayar said.   He is survived by his wife and two sons. His last rites will be performed at Lodhi crematorium. Kuldip Nayar […]

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Shehla Rashid thinks security forces killed Shujaat Bukhari

New Delhi: While in several incidents in the past, terrorists have eliminated apparently non-violent Kashmiri separatists, Jawaharlal Nehru University’s closet Moist student union AISA’s leader Shehla Rashid Shora thinks the Indian security forces bumped him off. Shujaat sahab's funeral prayers will be offered in a while. He's survived by a daughter (9th grade), a son […]

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Sports

German journalist who exposed Russian doping denied visa

Moscow: German journalist Hajo Seppelt, the man who broke the Russian state doping story that sent shockwaves through the Olympics, has been refused a visa to attend the World Cup in Russia. “Obviously, the discovery of a state doping system is so far-reaching that Russia thinks it’s necessary to take such measures. That speaks for […]

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India

Journalist Upendra Rai booked under PMLA; ED raids places he frequented

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Delhi-based journalist Upendra Rai and his associates and is conducting searches at premises linked to him in Delhi and Noida, officials said on Friday. Rai is in judicial custody after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested him on charges of alleged […]

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Editorial Views

No Government Can Tackle Fake News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken the right call on the circular of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting proposing to ‘punish’ the peddlers of fake news: Government is not the entity that ought to separate genuine and misleading information. While minister Smriti Z Irani had made the point that it wouldn’t be her department but […]

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What No Journalist Asks Sonia Gandhi

Quite a few years after Sonia Gandhi was seen and heard talking to a journalist of her choice — Prime Minister Narendra Modi alone is accused of picking his favourites for allegedly scripted interviews — she chose to appear at the India Today Conclave in Mumbai. Reminiscent of her interview in November 2016, she took […]

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India

Indian journalist among two scribes arrested in Maldives

Male: Two foreign journalists, including an Indian national, have been detained in the Maldives for working in the country in violation of its immigration rules, the Maldivian police said today amid political turmoil in the island nation. Maldives Police has handed over the two journalists, a British national and an Indian National, to immigration authorities, the […]

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India

A Surya Prakash takes charge as Prasar Bharati board chairman

New Delhi: Veteran journalist A Surya Prakash today took charge as the chairman of the Prasar Bharati board for a second consecutive term. On 1 December, Prakash was appointed the chief of the public broadcasting board for a second term till 8 February, 2020, when he would turn 70, according to an order issued by […]

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India

Missing Pak journalist rescued from Pak-Afghan border

Lahore: A Pakistani woman journalist Zeenat Shahzadi has been rescued from Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The lady was allegedly kidnapped while pursuing the case of an Indian engineer two years ago, officials said. Zeenat Shahzadi, a 26-year-old reporter of Daily Nai Khaber and Metro News TV channel,  was kidnapped by some unidentified men on Aug 19,2015  while […]

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India

Bomb kills reporter who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens

Valleta:A Maltese investigative journalist Caruna Galizia was killed when a bomb exploded in her car.She had exposed the island nation’s link to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers.Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat informed. The investigative journalist  had just driven away from her home in Mosta, a large town on Malta’s main island, when […]