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A day before, the panel will also discuss the issue of internet shutdowns.
"Taking suo-motu cognizance on the issue, the Chairman has issued a notice for comments to the Chief Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra."
Since 1966, the National Press Day is celebrated every year on November 16 for a free and responsible press in the country.
"We ensure that newspapers do not get advertisements from the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), if they are printing fake news," Irani said.
Santanu Bhowmick was killed at Mandai in West Tripura district on September 20, when he went to cover an agitation by the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura.
Union ministers Smriti Zubin Irani and Rajyavardhan Rathore will also attend the function, the council said in a release.
The MoU was signed by Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, Chairman, Press Council of India, and U Aung Hla Tun, First Vice-Chairman, Myanmar Press Council, at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw.
The PCI chairman also advised the scribes not to use their profession to indulge in corruption or shield their own wrongdoing.
New Delhi: Taking cognizance of an incident at the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), where a reporter was detained and restrictions were imposed on the...