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A twin march towards the Red Zone by Imran Khan and cleric Taher Quadri in Islamabad in the late hours of August 19 and alleged reports of the Pakistani army laying seige to the PM's residence had the Indian channels scrambling for 'Live' feeds from Pakistani channels- the recently banned Geo News was back with exclusive coverage, along with Samaa News, ARY News, Express News ...Clearly, though our governments will not talk, the channels from both countries have a very healthy understanding between them.
The RSS is reportedly eyeing the top chair of several cultural bodies, including the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, the Sangeet Natak Akademi and the Central Board of Film Certification. The latter has enough on its hands, as it deals with the embarrassment of the news of the CBI raid on its CEO Rakesh Kumar and his arrest for alleged bribe-taking.
That age plays a major role in employability is an unofficial truth but All India Radio is all set to make it official. It decided to drop 100 radio jockeys in Kolkata because they were on the wrong side of 30! The All India Radio Broadcasters’ Welfare Association, Kolkata (AIRBAWAK) and ENT specialists have questioned the move to relate speech to age. (The Hindu)
Over 40 employees of Focus NE, a television station based in Guwahati, Assam, were either sacked or forced to resign as per management’s decision to “cut costs”, according to the Indian Journalists Union. They included journalists, newsroom staff and camera people.