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2016: 122 journalists killed globally, 5 in India

2016: 122 journalists killed globally, 5 in India

As many as 122 journalists and media professionals were killed in 2016 globally, 93 of them in targeted killings and others in natural disasters and accidents, while India witnessed death of five scribes and was eighth on a list topped by Iraq, according to a new report.

Journalist community condemns killings of two scribes

Both the murders were targeted killings and form a part of attempts to muzzle the voice of the media, said Press Club of India president Rahul Jalali.

Mahatma Gandhi remembered on Hickey Day in Agra

The speakers lauded Hickey`s anti-establishment stance, bordering on scandalous outbursts against rulers of the day and deliberated on Mahatma Gandhi.

Eid celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir; clashes in some parts of Valley

Eid-ul Azha, the Muslim festival marking the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, was today celebrated across Kashmir and Jammu with the community members offering prayers, even as clashes were witnessed in some parts of the Valley in which three people were injured.