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National Press Day

Every year, the National Press Day is celebrated on November 16. The day is celebrated to honour the Press Council of India (PCI). The PCI is a statutory and quasi-judicial body. It is celebrated to mark the presence of responsible and independent press in the country. Why is important to celebrate National Press Day? It ..

November 16: National Press Day

National Press Day is observed every year on November 16, to commemorate the presence of responsible and independent press in India. Key Points The day also marks the establishment of Press Council of India as well as a day it started operating as a statutory and quasi-judicial establishment. Press and Media has a big responsibility ..

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November 16: National Press Day

Every year the National Press Day is celebrated on November 16. This is because the Press Council of India was established on November 16, 1966. The Press Council of India acts as a moral Watchdog for media. Also, the Press Council of India makes sure that the freedom of press is not controlled by the ..

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Rajasthan Patrika group chairman Gulab Kothari wins Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award by PCI 

The Press Council of India (PCI) has awarded this year’s Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism to Rajasthan Patrika group chairman Gulab Kothari. The awards will be presented on the occasion of National Press Day on 16 November 2019. The selection of awardees was carried out by a jury comprising of ..

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National Press Day: November 16

The National Press Day (NPD) is celebrated every year on November 16 as symbolic of free and responsible press in India. This was the day on which Press Council of India (PCI) started functioning as moral watchdog to ensure that not only did press maintain high standards expected from this powerful medium but also that ..

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