Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
UK newspapers reject press regulation plans
British newspaper publishers have rejected the government`s proposals for curbing media abuses and p...
SEBI asks Saradha to wind up schemes, return money to depositors
The Securities and Exchange Board of India directed Saradha Realty India Ltd and its MD Sudipta Sen ...
Haryana govt notifies Development and Regulation Act
Haryana government has notified the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas (Amendment) Ac...
Japan drafts new nuke plant safety rules
The Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan has presented a draft outline of new safety measures to pr...
Japanese nuclear regulators present new safety measures
Japan`s nuclear regulators on Monday presented a draft outline of new safety measures to prevent or ...
Self-regulation is no regulation: Katju
"Self regulation" as practised by the electronic media is a "ploy" to escape accountability, Markand...
Cannot dilute CRZ norms for constructing buildings: Andhra CM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said state could not allow construction in Coastal...
J&K govt sets up committee for smooth regulation of traffic
In order to streamline traffic and avoid unnecessary choking, the Jammu and Kashmir minister of stat...
Leveson for tougher self-regulation for `outrageous` UK media
Leveson said that the British newspaper industry had "wreaked havoc with the lives of innocent peopl...
British media regulation must change: Cameron
Cameron told lawmakers that he was "looking forward to reading the report carefully".
Don`t recommend press regulation law: UK MPs
Lord Justice Leveson is due to publish his report tomorrow.
Govt seeking support of parties for important bills: Chidambaram
Ahead of the Winter Session, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the government is reachin...
No intention to regulate media: Tewari
Tewari also refrained from taking on India Against Corruption`s Arvind Kejriwal who had said that c...
Consensus likely for genuine social media curbs
Should India consider a more pro-active approach to vet social media content?
Cabinet approves amendments to four key bills
The Union Cabinet on Friday approved amendments to four key bills for the current Parliament session...
Ambika Soni for self-regulation by Media
Defending the mechanism of self regulation for the Media, Ambika Soni on Friday said that this slowe...
`Govt talking to Oppn on law to regulate online media`
Nitin Gadkari urged the IT industry CEOs to draft a paper with proposals that can be implemented by ...
HC quashes criminal proceedings against Microsoft
The Delhi High Court Monday quashed criminal proceedings against Microsoft India, one of the 21 web...
PM for self-regulation to fight paid news
PM Manmohan Singh said "perversions" like paid news had come as a shock but censorship was no answer...
Delhi HC to hear Google, Facebook plea today
Google and Facebook are among 20 websites, which face criminal proceedings for uploading objectionab...
Web content regulation: Mixed reaction from MPs
Government`s move to ask social networking sites to prevent objectionable content evoked a mixed res...
`Mediapersons should understand responsibility`
Information and Public Relations Minister Vrishan Patel on Wednesday exhorted mediapersons to unders...
Self-regulation for media best way forward: Govt
Maintaining that media should be accountable, govt said self-regulation was the "best way forward" ...
Self-regulation is no regulation, Katju to media
PCI Chief Markandey Katju said if TV channels did not want to come under the Press Council they sho...
Pakistan amends 150-year-old political regulation
The amendment gives people of FATA the right to challenge the decisions of the political agent.
‘Govt moves to restrict caffeine in health drinks’
At present there are no prescribed limit for energy drinks to regulate the quantity of caffeine in c...
UK PM promises media regulation, ex-aide arrested
PM David Cameron has promised sweeping changes in press regulations, as a former editor of the colla...
Bill to protect home buyers from fly-by-night developers soon
The much-awaited Real Estate Regulation Bill, 2011, which seeks to protect home-buyers from fly-by-n...
`Self-regulation Council for media on the cards`
Union Minister Ambika Soni said that a `Council`, headed by a retired Supreme Court judge or ex-Chie...
`India the most over-regulated country in world`
India has topped a list of the most "over-regulated countries in the world" in a survey on Asian bus...
Coastal Regulation Zone Act finalized
The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has finalized the key Coastal Regulation Zone 2011 Ac...
Media self-regulation more lasting: J S Verma
Former Chief Justice JS Verma asked the media to restrict itself to "legitimate bounds".
WHO seeks regulation of flavored tobacco
More than 170 countries were taking up measures to regulate flavored tobacco products.
With Ramesh in Mexico, Maha govt delays submitting report
Environment Ministry is yet to receive the final report from Maharashtra government on alleged vio...
Amway for law to regulate direct selling companies
US-based FMCG firm Amway India, which is on an expansion spree, has sought a law for regulating dire...
Nehru would have given special status to Goa: Kamat
The current problems being faced due to coastal regulation zone (CRZ) by the state would not have e...
Centre for Mineral Regulation Authority: Moily
With the illegal mining issue in the spotlight, the Centre on Saturday said it is planning to set ...
CT scans pose risks, need more regulation: Experts
From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the pa...
NCHER to focus on policy & regulation, not funding
A proposed overarching body in higher education may not look into funding of colleges and universi...
Maha Assembly passes Money lending (regulation) Act
The State Assembly on Thursday passed the Maharashtra Money lending (regulation) Act which aims to ...
New Bihar bill for regulating coaching institutes
Bihar has become the first state in the country to pass a bill for regulating coaching institutes, ...
`Govt doesn`t believe in enforcing uniform control on TV regulation`
Government today made it clear that it does not believe in enforcing uniform control or regulation...
Venezuelan Web site rejects Chavez`s allegations
A Venezuelan Web site that was accused by President Hugo Chavez of spreading false reports of killin...
Need for regulation to check eco-imbalances: Tharoor
India on Wednesday said there is an urgent need to develop a better system of surveillance and reg...
Global co-operation on financial reforms needed: IMF
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has urged the US, Britain...
In Davos, regulators tell bankers new rules coming
Government regulators from the US and Europe laid out their financial reform plans on Saturday befor...
How much regulation is too much regulation, Global CEOs debate
Global bankers appeared a divided lot at the opening of the five-day World Economic Forum meeting ...
Bankers warn against isolated US, UK steps on banks
Leading bankers and industry groups warned on Wednesday against isolated initiatives by the US and B...
Regulation may crimp recovery, warn Business leaders
Global business leaders warned Western governments on Wednesday that a populist crackdown on the fin...
Italian PM moves to impose Internet regulation
Silvio Berlusconi is moving to extend his grip on Italy`s media to the freewheeling Internet world o...
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