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US urges China ‘not to censor Internet`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 16:00

American officials have reportedly asked China not to censor its Internet after the government blocked access to Bloomberg`s website.

Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily

Last Updated: Friday, May 04, 2012, 12:20

Those in Pakistan`s high offices pay lip service to the media but what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy, said a daily.

No press freedom in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar: Katju

Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 23:56

After slamming Prithviraj Chavan over attacks on journalists in the state, Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju targeted the Bihar govt.

Sri Lanka rejects press freedom bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 23:52

Sri Lankan government voted overwhelmingly to defeat a move by the opposition to introduce a bill for freedom of information and greater freedom to the media.

Scribe killing attack on freedom of press: Ambika

Last Updated: Saturday, June 11, 2011, 19:58

Ambika Soni said no civilised society can tolerate this kind of attack on the freedom of the press.

Dozens of countries curbing the press freedom: Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 11:36

Citing the examples of China and Iran, US President Barack Obama said that dozens of countries continue to stand in the way of free press.

Pakistan President pledges press freedom: Group

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 11:24

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari pledged to take action over the killings of journalists, a media rights group said as it voiced alarm at a string of slayings in the country.

North Korea, worst-rated country in press freedom: Freedom House

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2011, 14:41

North Korea remained the worst-rated country in press freedom last year, a Washington-based non-governmental organization advocating democracy, freedom and human rights has said.

Concern over violation of press freedom in Nepal

Last Updated: Sunday, October 24, 2010, 23:56

The Nepalese media has been praised for its key role in Nepal`s landmark 2006 peace process and the establishment of democracy in country, amid growing concern over violation of press freedom here.

Moro`s book: BJP says Cong against press freedom

Last Updated: Thursday, June 03, 2010, 20:41

BJP today criticised Congress for protesting against Spanish writer`s `fictional` book on Sonia Gandhi and said the ruling party was stifling right to freedom of speech.