Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory.
A Delhi court on Tuesday slapped a
fine of Rs 10,000 on a journalist for seeking a direction for
CBI to make some telecom companies like Videocon-owned
Datacom, S-tel, Aircel and Maxis as accused in 2G spectrum
The scribe, Tarakant Dwivedi alias Akela, was arrested
for his article in Mumbai Mirror on how the weapons, purchased
after the 26/11 terror attacks, were rotting in the armoury
due to water leakage in monsoon.
Noted film-maker Mahesh Bhatt, who is producing "The Last Salute", a play on the Iraqi journalist who threw a shoe at former US President George Bush, plans to visit the strife-torn country and meet him.
A scribe of a local TV channel alleged that ruling BJD activists attacked him and forced him and his cameraman to hand over their recording cassettes which contain recordings of the BJD activists attacking BJP workers