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National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019

Current context: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu awarded the ‘National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019' at New Delhi on the National Press Day on 16th November 2019.
National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019 
  • The ‘National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019' was organized by the Press Council of India.
  • The Vice President of India also released the Norms of Journalistic Conduct Edition -2019 at the function.
  • The recipients of the awards are:
    1. Gulab Kothari: selected under the category of “Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award”
    2. Sanjay Saini and Raj Chengappa: award in the category of “Rural Jounalism”
    3. Shiva Swaroop Awasthi and Anu Abrahim: jointly selected in the category of ‘Development Reporting”
    4. P.G.Unnikrishnan: in the category of“Photo Journalism- Single News Picture”
    5. Sipra Das: in the category of “Photo Journalism-Photo Feature”
    6. Saurabh Duggal: selected in the “Sports Reporting”
    7. Ruby Sarkar and Anuradha Mascarenhas: jointly awarded in the newly introduced award category of ‘Gender Based Reporting’
    8. Krishn Kaushik and Sandeep Singh: selected in the newly introduced award category of ‘Financial Reporting’

Question: 

Q.1 The National Press Day is observed on?
a. 16th September
b. 11th October
c. 16th November
d. 11th November
National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019 National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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