Archive for September 29th, 2010

Dishing out news means flouting parking rules

29 September 2010

A line of outdoor broadcast (OB) vans occupy one half of the road outside the Supreme Court of India on Tuesday, 28 September 2010, the day the highest court in the land ruled that the judgement in the Ayodhya title suit could be pronounced without any further delay.

Below, the media scrum sticks the mike out in the face of Mukul Rohatgi, the counsel for the petitioner, whose plea for deferment held up the proceedings.

Photographs: Kuppesh S. Kumar

Also read: When the OB vans came rolling in

Censored, but no copies have been confiscated

29 September 2010

Since January 2009, India has “censored” The Economist “newspaper” 31 times, mostly for its depiction of Kashmir in its maps. Usually, newsstand copies are more at risk of attracting the “illegal stamp” against subscription copies.

Image: courtesy The Economist

Link via Boing Boing

Also read: If it catches your eye, surely the ad’s working?

Funny joke from a balding journalist-blogger*

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Why Chinese children are learning Hindi

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