Journalist Current Affairs - 2019

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Veteran journalist Yogendra Bali passes away

Veteran journalist and author Yogendra Bali passed away in New Delhi after a brief illness. He was 86.

In his long journalistic career, Bali had served The Times of India as its roving correspondent till retirement.

He was also associated with a number of newspapers and publications including The Tribune, Probe, Current Weekly, The Day After, Sunday Mail, Asia Defence News International and Mastana Jogi.

He was a member of the General Council of the Lalit Kala Akademi and a member of its committees on Art Education, Publications, the Triennele and International Exhibitions.

Books authored by him include The Communal Bogey. Chandra Shekhar: A Political Biography, Pawan Chamling: Daring To Be Different and Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji and Freedom Movement of India.

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Renowned journalist Babu Bharadwaj passes away

Veteran journalist and writer Babu Bharadwaj passed away due to cardiac arrest in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 68.

As a journalist, he was part of prominent print and television media in Kerala.

About Babu Bharadwaj

  • Born in Kozhikode in 1948 at Chemmenchery. He had studied at Poyilkavu High School, and later at Malabar Christian College and the Thrissur Engineering College.
  • As a writer he had written many novels and stories. His famous works include Pravasiyude Kurippukal, Shavaghoshayathra, Pravasiyude Vazhiyambalangal, Puppet Theatre (short story collection) and Adrushya Nagarangal.
  • He also had produced a Malayalam movie named Iniyum Marichittillatha Nammal (1980) directed by Chintha Ravi.
  • Awards and Honours: He had won Kerala Sahitya Akademi award (2006) for his novel Kalapangalkkoru Grihapadam.

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