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Journalist Gnani Sankaran passes away

January 30, 2018
Journalist, playwright and literary critic Gnani died in Chennai recently. He was 64. He is survived by his wife Padmavathi, who is also a writer and son, Manush Nandan, cinematographer. Gnani had been undergoing dialysis ...MORE >

TOI’s Gautam Siddharth dies suddenly

January 30, 2018
Prominent journalist Gautam Siddharth passed away recently. Siddharth, a senior editor at The Times of India,  was at work when he collapsed and died of a heart attack, sources said. According to a report in Exchange4Media, Siddharth's colleagues heard ...MORE >

Dainik Jagran most read newspaper In India

January 30, 2018
Dainik Jagran is the top read publication in India with total readership of over 7 crore, according to the Indian Readership Survey 2017 released on January 18, 2017 after a gap of four years. The second and third ...MORE >

HT scores in Delhi NCR and Mumbai

January 30, 2018
According to the latest round (2017) of the Indian Readership Survey released a few days before this issue went to print, Hindustan Times emerges as the largest brand in the most important English markets of Delhi ...MORE >

Daily Thanthi, Lokmat, Manorama top regional dailies

January 30, 2018
The latest Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2017 has once again reiterated the power of the regional press. The survey covered a full year sample size of 3.2 lakh households, a sample size increase by an unprecedented ...MORE >

Sachin Kalbag is executive editor, HT

January 30, 2018
Sachin Kalbag has been appointed executive editor of Hindustan Times. He will be based in Mumbai. Kalbag will join Hindustan Times from The Hindu, where he was resident editor of Mumbai. He has previously been editor of Hindustan ...MORE >

Delhi journalists condemn legal action against The Tribune

January 30, 2018
Journalists from various media houses condemned the UIDAI’s decision to file an FIR against The Tribune for exposing the possible threat to the private data of people enrolled with Aadhaar. At a meeting organised by the Delhi ...MORE >

Sourav Majumdar appointed editor of Fortune

January 30, 2018
Sourav Majumdar, previously editor, Forbes India, has now joined Fortune as the editor. With a career spanning over two decades, Majumdar has worked with Indian business dailies like Business Standard and The Financial Express, heading editions ...MORE >

I&B Ministry introduces single-point online service

January 30, 2018
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued a notification on January 3 informing broadcasters about the provision of online submission of applications for change of channel name, logo etc. and other services such as foreign remittance proposals. “It is ...MORE >

Journalism academy to facilitate understanding of cities

January 30, 2018
United Nations commenced the first Urban Journalism Academy in New Delhi with broad participation from more than 40 media professionals from across India. The academy shone light on issues that are key to urban spaces ...MORE >