CAIRO (AP) — An Israeli strike killed a Palestinian cameraman for the TV network Al Jazeera and wounded its chief Gaza correspondent Friday as they reported at a school in the south of the besieged territory, the network said.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, has said getting the minimum remuneration is the basic right of any working journalist.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Parbat Gurung has announced to prioritize journalists to administer vaccines against COVID-19.

ITAHARI, May 19: As many as 60 journalists in Province 1 have been infected with the novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, April 30: A renowned Indian television anchor, Rohit Sardana,41, passed away on Friday. He reportedly died of a heart attack although he had also tested positive for COVID-19 roughly a week ago.

KABUL, Jan 2: An Afghan journalist was shot dead in a car ambush in the central province of Ghor, the fifth media professional to be killed in the country in two months, officials said on Saturday.

SHANGHAI, Dec 28: A Chinese court handed a four-year jail term on Monday to a citizen-journalist who reported from the central city of Wuhan at the peak of last year’s coronavirus outbreak, on grounds of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” her lawyer said.

NEW YORK – France is one of the few countries that have introduced laws that address cyberharassment, including that aimed at journalists. Others would do well to emulate it.

LONDON – I had been captive in Afghanistan for about two weeks when the government of my home country, Canada, contacted those attempting to negotiate my release. They told negotiators to get me on the phone the next day, when the United States military would be flying a drone over where they thought I was being held, in order to determine my whereabouts.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Journalist Deepak Pathak has been arrested on the charge of defaming Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal through social media.

Actor Kumail Nanjiani has joined the cast of political thriller 'The Independent'. The 42-year-old actor will play a journalist who uncovers a conspiracy, which places the fate of the election in his hands with America's first viable independent presidential candidate poised for victory.

Senior journalist Gupta passes away

January 30, 2020 13:40 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 30: Senior journalist and press freedom campaigner Panna Lal Gupta has passed away at the age 92. He died at the Teaching Hospital Nepalgunj in course of treatment.

Demonization of Journalists Must End

January 14, 2020 08:32 am

AMSTERDAM – Five years ago this month, Saïd and Chérif Kouachi stormed the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and, in a nightmare lasting just minutes, killed 12 people. In the days that followed, millions marched in France and elsewhere to express solidarity with the murdered journalists.

Public value of journalism

November 21, 2019 08:46 am

Nepali journalists have a greater moral liability to act more sensitively to justly represent the population. Journalism is a public responsibility in a fundamental sense

Nov 2: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 2, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Senior journalist Rajendra Dev Acharya has passed away on Sunday morning.

Journalist pleads for his safety

October 4, 2019 07:01 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Ajaya Babu Shiwakoti, the editor of online news website Hamra Kura, whose exclusive story about rape allegation prompted resignation of Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pleaded for his safety amid alleged threats from unidentified callers.

Playing with words

September 13, 2019 11:44 am

Anand Vijay Gurung says he is a full time communication specialist and a part time writer but that hasn’t stopped him for pursing writing whenever he can. He recently published an anthology of poems titled ‘Dandelion Snow’ and his poetry has been published in many leading newspapers and magazines in Nepal. As a journalist, he has worked for various media houses in the past and that, Gurung says, fueled his love for reading and writing. Here, with The Week’s Situ Manandhar, he talks about the books he loves and his writing journey thus far.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Police on Thursday arrested three persons including Rabi Lamicchane, a television presenter, in connection with an apparent suicide of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

Nepali actor, Karma is all set to feature in the upcoming psychological thriller movie, ‘Shatkon’. He will portray the role of a journalist.

Journalist Rauniyar to be honored

July 27, 2019 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: 'National Education Journalism Prize-2075' is to be presented to Nagarik Daily Journalist Ruby Rauniyar.

KATHMANDU, July 5: A report released by Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) has stated that 38 journalists were killed in 20 countries from January to June this year.

Justice for journalists

June 23, 2019 00:25 am

AMSTERDAM – It has been more than eight months since Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist and critic of his home country’s government who had been living in self-exile, was tortured, killed, and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. As the Saudis bent over backward to obscure the truth about Khashoggi’s fate, Turkey launched an investigation. As expected, not much has come of it.

GENEVA/RIYADH, June 20: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday.

SURKHET, June 12: Journalist Nanda Bahadur Gelang died on the spot when a tipper hit him at Lode of Bheriganga Municipality-8 in Surkhet district today noon.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) formed a human chain in the capital to protest the Media Council Bill tabled at Parliament.

SYDNEY, June 6: Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said on Thursday, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organizations.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Journalist and mountaineer Kalpana Maharjan has become the first woman journalist to climb the world’s highest peak Mount Everest from both the north and the south sides.


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The week in pictures for the week March 12-March 18.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Journalists across the country staged protest against the Media Council Bill on Friday saying that the bill squeezes independent media and press freedom.

MEXICO, May 17: A journalist was murdered in a resort town on Mexico's Caribbean coast Thursday after receiving death threats, authorities said, the fifth reporter slain this year in one of the most dangerous countries for the press.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma has said journalists are still working under different types of threat in the country.

LONDONDERRY (Reuters) - Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal.

BELFAST, April 19: An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, in what police on Friday said was likely the work of militant nationalists opposed to the British region’s 1998 peace deal.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Federation of Nepali Journalists, the umbrella organization of the Nepali journalists, has announced fresh protest programs demanding the immediate release of Pokhara-based journalist Arjun Giri who was arrested earlier this week.

SARLAHI, March 18: Journalists of Sarlahi on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office (DAO) demanding that the culprits involved in the thrashing of Som Diyali, the station manager of Radio Sarlahi, Harion, be booked soon.

FNJ condemns attack on journalist

February 12, 2019 19:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Federation of Nepali Journalists has condemned the attack against Radio Sarlahi Station Manager Som Diyali.

TEHRAN, Jan 20: Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi was arrested in the U.S. for her advocacy of African Americans, says a petition on under the headline “FREE MARZIEH HASHEMI - American Citizen- Journalist”. crimes.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Corporate Province Committee of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has appealed to one and all to extend financial assistance for journalist Arjun Subedi, who has been undergoing treatment for a liver-related ailment.

DEC 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 26, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

TUNIS, Tunisia, Dec 26:  Protests erupted Tuesday in Tunisia after the death of a journalist who set himself on fire to protest economic problems in the North African nation, prompting clashes with police and nationwide concern.

Dec 19: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 19, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Kathmandu based journalist, Khilak Budhathoki was felicitated by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City. Budhathoki was felicitated with Rs 50,000 during the 24th establishment anniversary program organized in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said the journalists' pen should flow the causes of good governance and development.

CARACAS, Dec 4: Mexican police report 2018’s tenth journalist assassinated with the death of Jesus Alejandro Marquez Jimenez whose body was found in Tepic Saturday.

WASHINGTON, Nov 17: U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said Friday. The Saudi government has denied the claim.

Writer Aswini Koirala honored in Japan

November 13, 2018 09:56 am

Nepali writer and journalist, Aswini Koirala was recently honored in Japan for his outstanding contribution in the field of Nepali literature and journalism. He was felicitated at the International Nepali Haiku Convention 2018. The program was jointly organized by World Haiku Organization, International Nepali Literary Society and Japan Chapter in Nepali Embassy, Japan, as per the press statement released by Koirala.

Cartoonist Pandey bereaved of his father

November 12, 2018 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Journalist and cartoonist of Republica Daily Dewen Pandey has been bereaved of his father. His 72-year-old father Rudra Pandey passed away at 6 am on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Venus Hospital.

UNITED STATES, Nov 10: Umesh Rai, the brother-in -law of Paruhang Rai assualted Lokmani Rai, a journalist based in New York, in the vengeance of writing news. Paruhang Rai is the chief assitant of Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai of Province 1.

DOTI, Oct 22: The whereabouts of local journalist Tej Bahadur Khadka ‘Teju’ are still not known almost two months since he went missing from a religious fair at Budhinanda of Bajura district.