Nava J. Thakuria

Journalist based in Guwahati, Assam, India.

Defeating Mughal invaders: Lachit Barphukan’s way

Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi was indeed crowded with an audience, including a large number of distinguished personalities from Assam as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 November addressed the closing ceremony of the year-long celebration of the 400th birth…

PEC award 2022 goes to Russian scribe Ekaterina Glikman

Geneva, 14 November 2022: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) rewards Russian journalist in exile Ekaterina Glikman for her ongoing and exemplary commitment to press freedom in Russia. The brave journalist, who is currently working from Switzerland as deputy editor of Novaya…

PEC urges to end impunity for crimes against journalists

Geneva, 2 November 2022. Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, while marking the 2022 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on Wednesday commented, ‘more needs to be done to fight impunity on…

German award conferred on Bangla Nobel laureate Prof. Yunus

Guwahati: The lone Nobel laureate of Bangladesh, who is popularly known as the banker to the poor, Professor Muhammad Yunus has been awarded the Karl Kübel Prize of Germany for his extraordinary and multifaceted commitment to families all over the…

India Readies to Welcome a Tribal President

If one believes in the simple mathematical calculation and minimum political honesty of public representatives in the Indian Parliament and State legislative assemblies, the largest democracy on Earth is expecting a lady tribal President in New Delhi next month. As…

PEC demands actions against Bangladesh scribe killers

Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, expresses concern over the police inaction to nab the killers of  Dhaka-based television journalist Abdul Bari, who was found dead on the bank of Hatirjheel lake in Gulshan area…

PEC condemns murder of Bihar scribe, demands punishment for perpetrators

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) has strongly condemned the murder of journalist Subhash Kumar Mahato, who hailed from Begusarai locality of Bihar in central India on 20 May 2022. The global media safety and rights body also demanded punishments under…

Hoping and waiting for a media complex in Guwahati

The virtual capital city of the northeastern part of India, Guwahati today nurtures nearly one thousand working journalists who are associated with various newspapers, news channels, radio outlets, digital platforms, etc and without a doubt, they need a space for…

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…

1 2 3 8