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North East

Journalists protest in Manipur over ‘harassment’ of editor by NIA

Imphal, August 3: Journalists protested in Imphal on Thursday by ceasing their work, alleging that senior editor W Shyamjai was harassed by the NIA. Members of All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU), Editors Guild Manipur (EGM) and Manipur Hill Journalists Union (MHJU) staged a sit-in protest in the Keisampat area from 10 am to 4 pm. Shyamjai, the editor-in-chief of evening daily Kangleipakki Meira, was summoned by the NIA to its office on August 2 at 10 am "over alleged involvements of two other journalists aiding the underground groups", the...
North East

Senior Assam journalist Pratap Bordoloi dies at 72

Guwahati, February 19: Pratap Bordoloi, a pioneer of television journalism in Assam, has died at his Guwahati residence, his family said. He was 72, and is survived by his wife and three children. Bordoloi suddenly took ill around 10 PM on Friday and died before he could be taken to the hospital, they said. He was the first Assamese language newsreader in Doordarshan Kendra Guwahati. He had also lent his voice to the recorded commentary that played at Guwahati Planetarium in its inaugural phase. Bordoloi served as an Indian Information...
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