Nava J. Thakuria

Journalist based in Guwahati, Assam, India.

PEC demands actions against online abusers of women scribes

Geneva: Expressing shock over the repeated incident of targeting women, including many Indian scribes in social media, the global media safety and rights body Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) demands proper actions against the individuals behind the ‘Bulli Bai’ online application.…

2021 marks decrease in journo-killings globally: PEC

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, wishes all media workers around the world a happy, secured and prosperous new year 2022. The bygone year witnessed the killing of 79 media employees by assailants in…

Losing public goodwill: Assam media’s way

Public reactions against a news item in any newspaper or news channel may be usual in India, but public outrages in digital platforms against the mainstream media outlets for not covering a particular issue is definitely an unusual phenomenon. The…

Burmese photojournalist dies in military custody, PEC deplores

Geneva: Freelance photojournalist Ko Soe Naing died lately under the Myanmar military custody and thus the young scribe becomes the first media victim in the country (also known as Burma or Brahmadesh) after the 1 February 2021 military coup that…

2021: Afghanistan followed by Mexico, Pakistan, India emerge dangerous for journalists

Geneva/Guwahati, 9 December 2021: Afghanistan and Mexico are the most dangerous countries for media work this year, the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said in its annual report in Geneva on Thursday in view of Human Rights Day. Since 1 January,…

Jailed US journalist Danny Fenster freed and deported from Myanmar

Danny Fenster, the American journalist, was released on Monday and deported out of the southeast Asian country. Danny Fenster is on a flight out of Myanmar, said the authority of a digital media outlet named Frontier Myanmar, where he is…

IJU urges State governments to pay compensation to corona virus victims

Hyderabad: Indian Journalists Union (IJU), while appealing to the Union government to declare working journalists as frontline warriors, urges all States and Union territories to separately announce compensations to the families of corona-media victims. The national union of scribes lauded…

IJU meet concludes in Hyderabad emphasizing on journo-safety & security, PCI reform

Hyderabad, 24 October 2021: The national executive committee meeting of the Indian Journalists Union (IJU), which concluded on Sunday in the capital city of Telangana, discussed various burning issues concerning the practitioners of journalism across India and emphasized effective safety…

PPFA appreciates decision to approve Bhaskarabda for official use

INDIAN CULTURE Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) appreciates the decision of the Assam government to recognize Bhaskarabda, a period counted from the date of ascension by the greatest king of Kamrup, as an official calendar along with the Saka and Gregorian charts.…

RSS chief Bhagwat bats for a unified, strong and well-informed society

INDIAN CULTURE AND MEDIA     Guwahati: Only a unified, strong and well-informed society with a national character can assert its voice before the world and even establish truth and peace, strength is required, commented Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat of…

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