India’s leading news wire agency ( PTI) is going on a 24 hours ‘pen down’ strike Friday demanding the implementation of the wage board recommendations.
Below is the full take of the PTI news advisory to subscribers.
PRI COM ECO ENT GEN NAT SPO
Attn: All Subscribers
PTI news and photo services are likely to be affected from 2:00 am on April 20, 2012 to 8:00 am on April 21, 2012 due to strike called by the trade union in PTI over the Wage Board issue.
We regret the inconvenience that may be caused to you.
General Manager – Admin
Press Trust of India (PTI) is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in Delhi and is anonprofit cooperative among more than 450 Indian newspapers and has a staff of about 2,000 writers spread across 150 offices nationwide. It took over the Indian operations of the Associated Press and Reuters soon after India’s independence on August 15, 1947. It provides news coverage and information of the region in both English and Hindi.
It exchanges information with several other news agencies including 100 news agencies based outside India, such as Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, The New York Timesand Bloomberg L.P.. Major Indian subscribers of PTI include Times of India, the Indian Express, the Hindustan Times, the All India Radio and Doordarshan. PTI has offices in Bangkok,Beijing, Colombo, Dubai, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, New York and Washington D.C..
- News agencies of the world (thewifiworld.wordpress.com)