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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.

PCI seeks response from UP minister for threatening scribes

 The Press Council of India (PCI) has issued a notice seeking reply from Uttar Pradesh Minister Vijay Bahadur Pal, who reportedly made threats against journalists at a rally in Kanauj on Thursday.

Scribes protest against 'misbehaviour' by Tharoor's staff

Journalists here took out a protest march condemning alleged "misbehaviour" by one of the staff members of Congress leader Sashi Tharoor with some of their colleagues on Thursday.

'Guardians...', 'Inside Out' scribes eyed for 'Captain Marvel'

'Guardians...', 'Inside Out' scribes eyed for 'Captain Marvel'

"Guardians of the Galaxy" scribe Nicole Perlman and "Inside Out" writer Meg LeFauve are said to be in negotiations to pen "Captain Marvel" for Marvel Studios.

66 journalists killed in 2014 as attacks grow more barbaric: Report

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.

Cong MP asks govt to give accommodation to scribes in Delhi

The need to provide housing for journalists in the national capital was raised in Lok Sabha on Wednesday with Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu saying he will keep the suggestion in mind.

Beni unapologetic about distributing gifts to scribes

Facing criticism for distributing cash and gifts to journalists in Lucknow, Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma was on Wednesday unapologetic and even said those attacking him were "fools" as he was only "investing money to get good returns".

India to consider multiple visa for scribes from SAARC nations

India will consider granting multiple visa to journalists from SAARC nations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Sunday.

Scribes get 5 yrs imprisonment for loot, blackmailing

Three local journalists and their two associates were today sentenced to five years imprisonment by a local court for blackmailing and looting.

Scribes from India, Pak call for cut in defence budgets

Appealing the governments of India and Pakistan to slash their respective defence spending, a media conclave called for channelling the funds for socio-economic development in both the countries.

Scribes mourn Acharya`s demise

Journalists and camera crew from
print and electronic media observed a minute`s silence as a mark of respect to Karnataka Minister Dr VS Acharya.

Party to celebrate Advani`s yatra was for scribes: BJP

The 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra against rising prices, corruption and black money, ended at Delhi`s Ramlila maidan on November 20.

J Dey murder: Mumbai police quiz cops, scribes

Mumbai crime branch officials have questioned two police officials and a couple of journalists in connection with the J Dey murder case.

J&K: Scribes covering protests beaten up, detained

Three journalists were allegedly
thrashed by police and CRPF personnel and another was detained
while covering protests in the old city here.

Chinese scribes impressed with India

The Chinese official media is beginning to lift its decades-long reservation on providing more coverage on India.

Pak scribes demand clarification over killing

Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza`s statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the killing of reporter Wali Khan Babar.

LDF protest against attack on scribes

The issue was taken up by EP Jayarajan (CPI-M) as an adjournment motion during zero hour.