Match the following questions with explanation- Series 14- Newspaper and News Agency

Organization Headquarters
AMIC Singapore
TOI Mumbai
PII New Delhi
DPA Germany

Explanation-Series 14

Keywords– Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Times of India, Press Institute of India, DPA news agency

Asked in Paper II June 2011


  • The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) is an international, non-profit, non-government organization that serves as a regional research hub for media and communication issues1
  • Based in Manila, Philippines, it was established in 1971 to encourage ethical and social responsibility of the media to support democratic access and participation in media development and production1
  • AMIC also works to provide opportunities for empowerment of disadvantaged sectors in the communication/media environments in developing countries in Asia1.

Times of India

  • Format-Broadsheet
  • Language- English
  • Founded in- 3rd Nov 1838
  • Periodicity- Daily
  • Group- The Times Group
  • Editor in Chief- Jai Deep Bose
  • Sister Newspapers- The Economic Times, Nav Bharat Times, Maharashtra Times, Ei Samay, Mumbai Mirror

Note- Times of India was the merger of three papers Bombay Times, Standard and Telegraph.

Press Institute of India (PII)

  • Press Institute of India is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1963 for the development of standards of journalism in India.
  • It conducts workshop on development journalism, women empowerment and child rights security, foreign policy.
  • First founded in New Delhi, PII latest shifted to the research in newspaper development (RIND) office in the C.P.T campus, Taramani, Chennai.


German News Agency founded in 1949.


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