PRESS RELEASE: The Press Institute of India (PII), in association with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is inviting entries for the “3rd PII-ICRC Best Article Competition 2010”.
“If you think you have written and published an interesting article on humanitarian issues linked to a situation of armed violence, please do send a copy with complete details to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Press Institute of India, RIND premises, second main road, Taramani CPT campus, Madras 600113,” reads a press release.
The first prize is Rs 50,000, second prize Rs 30,000, third prize Rs 20,000.
Entries, published in Indian national or regional newspaper magazine between January 2009 and April 2010, should sent before 15 July 2010. Only one entry per journalist is allowed.
The 2009 winnes were Debabrata Mohanty (The Indian Express), Kavitha Muralidharan (The Week), M.M. Rehman (Jana Sakshi) , and the 2008 winners were Mohammed Wajihuddin (The Times of India), Raghu Karnad (Tehelka), T. Ageesh (Malayala Manorama),
For enquiries call: 044-22542344