Home ministry advocates more control: Report

Home ministry advocates more control: Report

Recommends revival of SOG, development schemes for Bakerwals and Paharis to save them from ‘Wahabi influence’, lists media outfits that need to be ‘promoted’ Srinagar: The Home ministry has strongly advocated the control of mosques, madrasas, print and TV media and revival of the police’s counter insurgency unit SOG (Special Operation Group). In its assessment […]

Jammu, not Kashmir, is journalism hub

Jammu, not Kashmir, is journalism hub

Srinagar: Contrary to popular perception that Kashmir is the hotbed of journalism, it is Jammu that has the largest number of newspapers and periodicals published in the state. Data revealed by the government says that 368 newspapers and periodicals are currently empanelled with the Department of Information for release of official advertisements, of which Jammu […]

Advertisement distribution: DIPR seeks updated data of newspapers, periodicals

Advertisement distribution: DIPR seeks updated data of newspapers, periodicals

JAMMU: The Department of Information and Public Relations is in the process of updating the details of empanelled newspapers and periodicals for rationalisation of advertisement distribution in light of the Advertisement Policy-2016. Accordingly, all the empanelled newspapers and periodicals in the State have been asked to provide, within one week, updated details including latest circulation […]

KEG welcomes govt media measures

KEG welcomes govt media measures

Srinagar: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) Monday welcomed the various measures announced by the government for improving the functioning of the media in the state. In a statement, the KEG said the government’s decision to increase the advertisement tariff by 50 percent will go a long way in addressing various concerns of the print media Industry. […]

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