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`Mysore varsity ready to publish English version of Bharatheeya Patrikodyama'

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RELEASED: The Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University, J. Shashidhar Prasad, releasing the publications of Karnataka Madhyam Academy, in Mysore on Friday. Academy Chairman V.N. Subba Rao (left) and Information Commissioner K.V.R. Tagore are seen. PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM
RELEASED: The Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University, J. Shashidhar Prasad, releasing the publications of Karnataka Madhyam Academy, in Mysore on Friday. Academy Chairman V.N. Subba Rao (left) and Information Commissioner K.V.R. Tagore are seen. PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM

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The revised edition should contain ethical issues related to journalism, says Vice-Chancellor

MYSORE: The Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore, J. Shashidhar Prasad, on Friday announced that the university was willing to publish the English edition of "Bharatheeya Patrikodyama", authored by late Nadig Krishnamurthy.

Prof. Prasad was speaking here after releasing "Bharatheeya Patrikodyama", which has been published by the Karnataka Madhyam Academy after obtaining permission from the Mysore University. While the book had been released earlier, the academy had organised the local release ceremony to create awareness on the book among the public.

He said that Prasaranga of Mysore University was ready to publish the English version as it was receiving adequate funding from the Central Government. The English version, Prof. Prasad said, would help a large number of students across the country as many journalism institutes and schools had come up, and it also had demand from other countries.

"The revised edition should contain ethical and moral issues related to journalism," he said.

The more than 700-page Bharatheeya Patrikodyama is priced at Rs. 400. The book would be offered at a discounted rate of Rs. 300 by the academy. On the occasion, "Vidhana Mandala Varadigarike", authored by the editor of Samyuktha Karnataka, Ishwar Daitota, and "Karnataka Jilla Patrikodyama" edited by Mr. Daithota and published by Karnataka Madhyam Academy were released by Vice-Chancellor.

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