While there have been several controversies over 'reimagining' old songs, Singh feels If done well and cooked honestly, the end result can be excellent.
Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, an academic institution under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has invited applications from eligible candidates for several teaching and non-teaching posts
The ED has also released a statement to a section of the media claiming that it was conducting search operations at various places in connection with the teachers' recruitment scam during which huge amount of cash was seized.
Bhubaneswar: It was a congregation of a different sort. Well known media personalities of the state gathered under one roof, not to cover the first Media Excellence Awards on Friday, but to be honoured for their contribution to the field of journalism. “This award is a small token of appreciation for dedicated professionals who have […]
Sambalpur: BJD MP from Sambalpur Nagendra Pradhan today berated TV journalists as they sought the byte of the Collector first during Veer Surendra Sai’s birth anniversary celebration here in the city today. “Tell me, who is more important? People’s representative or bureaucrat? Is Chief Secretary important or Chief Minister? Who are the TV journalists to […]
Bhubaneswar: Media professionals in Odisha will be recognised for their outstanding contributions through the Media Excellence Awards by the Media@Change forum in a ceremony in the capital city on September 21. The award is presented to recognise the growing importance of work being done by print, broadcast (television and radio) and online news services professionals […]
Bhubaneswar: There are four lakh bore wells and piped water facilities are provided to 38 thousand habitations in Odisha. In view of the coming rising mercury level, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi yesterday instructed all District Collectors to ensure that all the bore wells and pipeline facilities function properly. Padhi, heading a review meeting here, […]
Rayagada: Ahead of the first phase Panchayat elections scheduled to begin in Odisha from February 13, the Maoists have urged the people in three South Odisha districts to boycott the elections. In an audio tape circulated in the media, top Maoist leader of Bansadhara-Nagabali-Ghumsar Division of the CPI-Communist outfit, Umakant has urged the people of […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said in recent times media, particularly electronic, has become aggressive to get high television rating points (TRPs), but at the same time the society has to be progressive. Addressing the gathering on “Role of Media in CSR” at OTV’s CSR Conclave-2016, the minister said media must carry […]
Bhubaneswar: After remaining silent on the Niladri Bije incident last Sunday, which witnessed manhandling of media persons and physical assault on Puri Collector Aravinda Agarwal by ‘unruly’ servitors, senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Surya Narayan Patro on Thursday suggested that the Sri Jagannath temple in Puri should be managed by a Trust on the […]
Washington: Ivanka Trump, the daughter of and close adviser to President Donald Trump, on Thursday disagreed with some of the most controversial decisions of her father, including family separation for illegal migrants and his regular attacks on the media, which he calls the “enemy of the people”. “I am very vehemently against family separation and […]
Toronto: Journalists should take extra care while reporting suicides as providing details such as methods of suicides on the headlines can influence vulnerable people to take the extreme step, warns a study. “It is important for reporters and media outlets to understand that how they report on suicide can have a real impact across the […]
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its nod for signing an agreement with Ethiopia on “cooperation in the field of information, communication and media”. The move will pave the path for cooperation between India and Ethiopia in the fields of information, communication and media for greater dissemination […]
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday urged the media to take note of positive things taking place in day to day life as it has a far-reaching impact on people. “Media has a far-reaching impact and influence on people. Today indeed the world is one. It is important to maintain objectivity and truthfulness in […]
Berhampur: Happy over reduction of human losses during cyclone Phailin, the United Nations today appreciated media's role during the disaster which hit the Odisha coast on the night of October 12.
Bhubaneswar: Taking a stern note of misbehaviour towards OTV reporter by Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Kumar Dev; rights activists Biswapriya Kanungo and Narendra Mohanty today demanded an unconditional apology from the senior bureaucrat. In a memorandum to Odisha Chief Minister, the rights activists have condemned the discriminatory behaviour of Vishal Dev […]
The cat is out of the bag. The worst kept secret of the august house called Vidhan Sabha came tumbling out of the hallowed precincts of the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday evening when two leading channels – OTV and News 7 – ran a story on how Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh and the […]
Can a bureaucrat – or anyone anyone holding a public office for that matter – eject a reporter from a briefing for the media on the grounds of ‘biased’ coverage? Or pick and choose which media outlet s/he would talk to? The answer, I am afraid, has to be an emphatic and unambiguous ‘No’! It […]
Since the BJP rode to power and Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of the country, there has been constant breast-beating over the supposedly shrinking space for independent journalism in the country. The familiar refrain has been freedom of expression is facing a grave threat under an autocratic Modi who, through a mixture of inducement and […]
Assembly elections in Odisha are still two years away. But the battle for the control of the media, especially of the electronic variety, between the two principal contenders for power is already getting uglier by the day. Neither the BJD, which is facing a challenge for the very first time from an aggressive BJP, nor […]