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‘No choice’ says Afghan journalist whose photo on street went viral. Taliban offers him job

After a tweet of former newsreader Mosa Mohammadi selling food on a pavement went viral, Taliban’s Director General of National Radio and Television reached out.

Interview with Muhammad Iftikhar, owner of Burj News

'Unfortunately, the element that was missing in most of the news we watch, see, or read is based on lies. I wanted to provide authentic and most convincing news to the masses.'

TRP or ethics? Sonali Bendre’s The Broken News gets Indian media right. With a dash of fantasy

Sonali Bendre's maiden OTT venture on Zee5 sees her playing an ethical journalist who just can’t seem to get the TRPs.

Late-night TV shows still matter. They must do what national pastime doesn’t—adapt, evolve

For many viewers, late-night shows are patronising and show hosts point out stark generational discomfort. Ratings may be down, but there's some hope.

ThePrint has new features, authors, desk. But we missed out on a reporter in Ukraine

We are now producing more news than ever – on Ukraine, election, Covid. And faster.

How we write 50-word edits, including the hijab one

For journalists, being misread, misunderstood or misinterpreted have become occupational hazards, something we have to live with.

The way we work – What ThePrint did in 2021 and why good journalism pays

Kabul or Kumbh, in 2021, ThePrint followed the basic rule of journalism — go where the story takes you.

We asked our readers why they like ThePrint. This is what they told us

There were 12 questions that sought to find out whether ThePrint was on the right track, who were its readers, and how satisfied they were.

Mystical Modi to migrating Jitin Prasada — News channels offer ‘real’ entertainment

Why watch ‘CID’ and ‘Crime Patrol’ when you can watch Mehul Choksi’s ‘Antics in Antigua and Dominica’ on prime time TV?

‘Corona jihad’ to ‘holy dip’ – India’s TV channels shocked at Kumbh but it’s no ‘human bomb’

News channels’ coverage of Haridwar continued to dip in and out of Kumbh Mela. But no channel called this a ‘human bomb’ or ‘corona warfare'.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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