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India: Non vegetarian majority with a vegetarian ruling class? (Comment: Special to IANS)

The Hindu newspaper, which has its main office in Chennai, has asked its employees not to bring non vegetarian food to the dining room because the smell offends vegetarian members of the staff.

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Guardian, Washington Post share Pulitzer

Washington, April 15 (IANS/EFE) The Guardian and The Washington Post were awarded the honour Monday of sharing the Pulitizer Prize in the Public Service category for their news coverage of US espionage based on the revelations of former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

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SC dismisses plea for recall of journalists wage board verdict

New Delhi, April 9: The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the plea by Ananda Bazar Patrika and other newspaper establishments seeking the recall of its verdict upholding the validity of the Majithia wage board for the working journalists and newspaper employees.

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‘Media soft-pedals riot coverage’

New Delhi, April 5: The media has traditionally “soft-pedalled” coverage of violence during riots in the country, senior journalist Manoj Mitta said here Saturday.

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‘Media soft-peddles riot coverage’

New Delhi, April 5: The media has traditionally “soft-peddled” coverage of violence during riots in the country, senior journalist Manoj Mitta said here Saturday.

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Two Spanish journalists released after 6 months in Syria

Madrid, March 30: Two Spanish journalists who were held hostage for more than six months by radical Islamist rebels in Syria have been released.

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Indian-origin actress suing BBC for racism

London, March 28: An Indian-origin actress is suing BBC for up to one million pounds ($1.6 million) for a racist remark made by the host of a popular motor show, media reported Friday.

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Veteran sports journalist Arnab Ghosh dead

Kolkata, March 27: Former sports journalist Arnab Ghosh, passed away Wednesday night following a brief illness, the Calcutta Sports Journalist Club (CSJC) said Thursday in a statement.

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China launches campaign against rogue journalists

Beijing, March 27: China Thursday launched a nationwide campaign to crack down on fake news and prevent journalists and newspapers from extorting money in return for stories.

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