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Golden Pen of Freedom laureates win Nobel Peace Prize

Golden Pen of Freedom laureates Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize Berit Reiss-Andersenm Nobel Committee Chair, said, “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war…

Jagran Group chairman Yogendra Mohan Gupta passes away

Jagran Group Chairman Yogendra Mohan Gupta, who had been keeping unwell for some time, breathed his last in Kanpur, according to a media report. Besides being credited for taking the Jagran Group to new heights, Yogendra also immensely…

Sports journalist Boria Majumdar leaves India Today

Boria Majumdar, noted sports journalist, author, academician and consulting editor of India Today, has decided to move on after being associated with the network for nine years. He took to Twitter and wrote, “I complete nine fascinating…

BW Businessworld sets spotlight on big shift in media

The future of media lies in its intersection with technology, but the real opportunity is for those who have used tech as the foundation to create a combination of content, culture, commerce, interactivity and platform leading to an era of…

HT Media reports 45.6 percent up in income

HT Media has reported Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 28.97 cr for the quarter ended September 30. The company reported a loss of Rs 40.78 cr in the same quarter of the previous fiscal year and a loss of Rs 76 cr for the quarter ended Jun 30,…

British Herald publisher Ansif Ashraf passes away

Renowned Indian entrepreneur and owner of British Herald and Cochin Herald, Ansif Ashraf recently passed away at his home in Sharjah, UAE. An award-winning businessman, Ansif acquired the intellectual property rights of the newspaper…

Business Standard appoints new Executive Director

AK Bhattacharya has been appointed as Executive Director of Business Standard Private Limited. He was earlier the Editorial Director and before that the editor of the newspaper. Experienced economic journalist with a demonstrated history of…

New MD appointed at Business Standard

Shivendra Gupta has been appointed as new Managing Director of Business Standard Private Limited. Prior to this role, he was the CEO of the company. The media group has also made new additions to its board. Uday Shankar, former Chairman and…

Indian publishers go Australia-like deal with Google

Australia led the way in making Google and Facebook pay media outlets for their content, most of the Indian media houses have now begun pushing for a similar legislation to save the dwindling print media business in the country. According…

Jagran Prakashan plans another buybuck

Jagran Prakashan is considering another buyback. In a notice to the exchanges, the publisher announced to consider the proposal for buyback of the fully paid-up equity shares of the company, as well as matters related/ incidental thereto.…

TN Ninan retires from Business Standard

Eminent journalist TN Ninan, who is Chairman & Director of Business Standard Private Limited, has retired from his post in the newspaper. Ninan was associated with the company for close to three decades, first as editor, then as editor…

Dinamalar supports advertisers with free ad offer

In the midst of the corona crisis, Tamil daily Dinamalar took the unprecedented decision to offer to its clients free ads from March 30 till April 25. L Adimoolam, Business & Technical Director, Dinamalar says that the rationale behind…

Femina joins UN Women campaign against domestic violence

Women’s magazine Femina has partnered with UN Women and several leading NGOs in India to raise awareness around prevalent issues of domestic violence due to co-habitation during the COVID-19 crisis, with their latest campaign…

Lokmat Media keeps employees engaged during corona crisis

Lokmat, a leading daily of Maharashtra, has decided to keep their employees and their families meaningfully engaged during the corona crisis and self-isolation. As the world battles the biggest public health crisis and attempt to curb the…