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By NewsGram Staff Writer

During an interactive Google Hangout session with his party volunteers on Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, said that his government is willing to help the journalists who want to start their own ‘honest and independent’ news channel.

Addressing the Aam Aadmi Party volunteers, Kejriwal said, “Media shows us (as being) very aggressive.”

“We don’t want to start any media (of our own). But, I think that several good people in media are also sad over the goings on. If some big people working in media start their own new channel or a newspaper in a joint effort, the Delhi government is ready to help them. We want an honest and independent media, which show news, not false news…If anyone wants to start a good media, Delhi government would help them,” he added.

During the hangout session, Kejriwal also asked the party volunteers to compare his government’s performance to that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kejriwal also claimed that the Delhi government’s popularity has been on the rise.

Kejriwal stated, “24 May will be 100 days of the AAP government in Delhi and 26 May will be 365 days of the Modi government. I feel it will be interesting if someone did a comparison of the work that has been done.”

“The party’s popularity is increasing. Every 15 days, I do an internal survey on the party. Our popularity is increasing. The survey shows that if elections were held today, 72% of the people in Delhi would have voted for us. This was around 50% in February,” he said.

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  • Why not write a comparison of achievements between 365 days of MODI Government and 100 days of Kejriwal Government. An objective analysis of this kind should draw lots of attention.

    • yes for sure a comparison will clear out doubts and it should be timeline based.

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Permission to Cover N-Site Closure is Denied by South Korea

North Korean authorities on Tuesday morning denied permission to South Korean journalists to attend the dismantling of their nuclear base scheduled to take place between May 23-25.

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North Korean authorities on Tuesday morning denied permission to South Korean journalists to attend the dismantling of their nuclear base scheduled to take place between May 23-25.

Pyongyang had originally invited the South Korean media along with those from Russia, the US, the UK, and China, but the South Korean journalists’ list was rejected on Tuesday, Efe news reported quoting Seoul’s Ministry of Unification.

Members of a news agency and a South Korean television network had travelled to Beijing to fly to North Korea from there on Tuesday to attend the dismantling ceremony.

The Ministry in a statement said it regretted Pyongyang’s decision but despite the setback, it will continue working towards cooperating with Pyongyang and improving US-North Korea ties.

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The announcement of the closure of the Punggye-ri base came during the inter-Korean summit, when Pyongyang pledged to work towards total denuclearisation, after claiming that it would stop its weapons tests.

Pyongyang, which announced that it wanted the closure to be made public with the presence of foreign journalists, has conducted six underground nuclear tests, including the last and most powerful in September 2017.

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The latest cancellation is a new setback after last week when Pyongyang abruptly suspended a high-level meeting with Seoul after accusing it of holding joint military exercises with the US.

Kim Jong-un’s regime also said that holding the summit with US President Donald Trump would be uncertain due to the pressure from the White House on the denuclearisation model that it wants to impose on North Korea. (IANS)