The senior journalists have to be accredited for minimum ten years, and journalism should be their only source of income. Except the Employee Provident Fund (EPF), the applicant should not be getting any pension from any other source, the government order said.
The charges against the two are punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Rights and media groups have criticized Myanmar's new civilian government led by Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi for continuing to use colonial-era laws to threaten and imprison journalists.
In a written reply to a question by Leader of Opposition T S Singhdeo (Congress), Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said, "Fourteen journalists were arrested between January 2017 and November 29, 2017 in the state..."
Two Indian Express journalists - Alok Singh andKaunain Sheriff - who were covering the sedition case against JNUSU president Kanhaiya Singh were assaulted by a group of lawyers at the Patiala House court complex on Monday afternoon.
The original version of a report filed on Friday by the China News Service referred to Xi saying in his "resignation" that China and Africa had a shared destiny in their histories, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported.
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted over the JNU incident by saying that the raising anti-national slogans were objectionable but imposing sedition charge is condemnable. He also asked the Centre to probe the attack on journalists.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Lawyer Rajeev Tadac, who allegedly raised ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans during a hearing in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said he is not ashamed of doing so. However, Tadac apologised in the court after being reprimanded by a judge. The lawyer, along with his colleagues, had disrupted the Supreme Court proceeding regarding journalists and students being thrashed by BJP leaders outside the Patiala House Court on Monday.
Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.