By: DR MEHNAZ NAJMI
The word ‘news’ earlier meant ‘information’ about North, East, West and South but with the advent of 24X7 news channels it has become a necessary evil which has established a psychological control over our mindsets. These news channels have penetrated so deep into our thought processes that we now behave like puppets whose strings are held by the news anchors. They have become conscience keepers of our society instead of being information providers.
Bengaluru, April 29 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): The Cubbon Park police have arrested seven persons, including one from Kerala State, on Friday with demonetized notes of the face value of Rs 96.9 lakh.
Bengaluru, April 29 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): The Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka has gone into an overdrive in carrying out long-overdue measures in the labour department in an effort to get goodwill from the much-neglected workers in the unorganised sector, in the run up to the state assembly elections in April-May, 2018.
New Delhi, April 29 2017 (Fikrokhabar/IndTom): Responding to the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Muslims should not politicize the issue of Triple Talaq, All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of major Indian Muslim organizations, said that PM himself is politicizing the issue.
Istanbul, April 29 2017 (Fikrokhabar/IINA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey cannot allow other countries, “especially the European Union to question our democracy”, Anadolu Agency reported.
Ankara, April 29 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn ISIS’s defacto capital of Raqa in Syria into a “graveyard” for the militants, the Turkish president said on Saturday.