Journalist Current Affairs, GK & News
Senior journalist and freedom fighter from Maharashtra, Dinu Randive passed away at his residence in Dadar, Mumbai this morning due to old age. He was 95. Mr. Randive played a key role in the struggle movement to carve out Maharashtra state called Samyukta Maharashtra movement. He also participated in the Goa liberation movement. He was ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Veteran journalist in Gujarati-language and pioneer of the Asian media in the United Kingdom, Ramniklal Solanki recently passed away. He served as the London correspondent of the Mumbai-based Janmabhoomi Group of newspapers. He was also the founder-editor of the Garavi Gujarat newsweekly and the Asian Media Group. He was awarded the royal honours of the ..
The US State Department has banned entry to 16 Saudi nationals over their alleged involvement in the murder of Jamal Khasoggi, a journalist, as the Donald Trump’s administration continues to face harsh criticism over its handling of the affair. Khashoggi was killed on 2nd October, 2018, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a team ..
As per latest report of Reporters without Borders (RSF), Afghanistan is the most deadliest country for journalists in 2018, with 13 deaths, followed by Syria (11) and Yemen (8). India has emerged among the world’s fifth-most deadliest place for journalists alongside a first-time entrant in the list – the United States. The report titled ‘Worldwide ..
India has been ranked 138th out of 180 countries in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI), which is compiled by Reporters Without Borders. As per index, India fared poorly on indicators such as hate speeches, attacks on journalists on social media, trolling them and targeting their reputation. The report also mentions that at least ..
Veteran journalist and author Yogendra Bali passed away in New Delhi after a brief illness. He was 86. In his long journalistic career, Bali had served The Times of India as its roving correspondent till retirement. He was also associated with a number of newspapers and publications including The Tribune, Probe, Current Weekly, The Day ..