A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.
The Telangana government is toying with the idea of "regulating" the movement of mediapersons in the state secretariat and would like to take a decision on the proposal in consultation with journalists, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Friday.
Two remaining Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt on charges of aiding a "terrorist organisation" were freed on bail on Thursday after more than 400 days, but the court said the case against them was still pending.
Delhi Police on Thursday started questioning some journalists to whom Sunanda Pushkar had spoken hours before her death in January last year amidst its efforts to piece together the sequence of events that preceded her demise in mysterious circumstances.
A few journalists with whom Sunanda Pushkar had talked to hours before her death in January last year will be questioned by Delhi Police which is in the process of analysing the veracity of the statement made by her husband Shashi Tharoor during questioning.
The number of journalists who died in targeted killings, bomb attacks or shootings around the world rose to 118 in 2014 from 105 the year before, the International Federation of Journalists said on Tuesday.
Another round of meeting will take place between officials concerned and media house owners to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board's recommendation for journalists and non-journalists were implemented in toto across the state, Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday said.
Kenyan lawmakers prepared to vote Thursday on controversial security legislation that would give authorities new powers to hold terror suspects and curtail journalists` freedoms if they are deemed to be "undermining" investigations.
Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed.
AICC General Secretary and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy Thursday condemned the alleged assault by Andhra Pradesh police on journalists from Tamil Nadu during the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Tirupathi.