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Foreign correspondents condemn J. Dey’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) of South Asia Sunday condemned the murder of J. Dey, a highly-respected investigative journalist and crime reporter, in Mumbai and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Film festival ends in Lahore


April 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Award winning documentaries were shown on the last day of a film festival here Wednesday.Vasaakh Film Festival at the Forman Christian College (FCC) came to an ... Read more...

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Super-fast new smartphone network ‘may threaten GPS signals’


February 24th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Experts have expressed concerns that a new smartphone network in the US could threaten GPS signals.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is now investigating the LightSquared's super-fast 4G network ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Futures trading in sugar to re-start in India Monday


December 26th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Futures trading in sugar is set to resume Monday after the government's ban for 19 months, with the Forward Markets Commission (FCC) regulator giving its formal nod to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FCC adopts net neutrality rule


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted and approved the neutrality of the Internet concerning the content that can be provided.The five panel member voted ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

FCC Votes For Net Neutrality Amidst Protests


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Communications Commission gave its nod to implement new rules that stops cable and phone companies from booth favoring and discriminating against web content and ... Read more...

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FCC reaches record $25M settlement with Verizon Wireless over “mystery fees”


October 29th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Verizon Wireless on Thursday reached a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over "mystery fees" and agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. Treasury, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FCC proposes rules to help American mobile phone users avoid a “bill shock”


October 15th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday proposed a new set of rules which aim to avoid consumers from receiving unexpected charges on their bills, which ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

T-Mobile Sued For Blocking Access To Pot-Related Text


September 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): T-mobile has been sued by a company specializing in sending marketing text messages. It accused T-mobile of blocking access to its network all because ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Federal Communications Commission stalls Internet neutrality talks


August 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.8 (ANI): US regulators have halted closed-door meetings intended to find a way to make sure all web data is treated equally.According to the BBC, the US Federal Communications Commission was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FCC Indecency Law Hits A Roadblock


July 14th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Federal Communications Commission policy was rejected by a federal appeals court on indecency grounds and the reason cited was that the laws prohibiting the use ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

F.C.C Policy On Indecency Turned Down


July 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A federal appeals court has rejected a Federal Communications Commission indecency policy on Tuesday reasoning that the longstanding rules of the agency are ‘unconstitutionally ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘American Dad’ Fined For Inappropriate Content


June 6th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) FOX has been fined $25,000 by the FCC for filing to provide adequate information in response to the queries made by the organization's Enforcement Bureau regarding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘American Dad’ Could Be Fined $25,000


June 6th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Managers at the powerful Fox network have been threatened with a massive $25,000 fine.The reason for the probability of Fox Network being fined is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘American Dad’ fined for horse ejaculation dialogue


June 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 5 (ANI): 'American Dad', a series popular for its tongue-in-cheek humour, pushed its luck a little too far, when it irked viewers over an indecent dialogue in its January ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Janet Jackson’s Malfunction In News Still!


April 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's performance at the Superbowl XXXVIII has kept a lot of people talking since the show was staged in the year 2004. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FCC Loses The War On Net Neutrality


April 7th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comcast Corporation is all giggles and they have plenty of reasons to do so. With the federal court ruling out all claims of Federal Communication ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

L&T bags Rs.1,400-crore order from Indian Oil


March 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has bagged a Rs.1,400 crore oil refinery project from state-run Indian Oil Corp. "L&T has secured a major order valued ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US unveils new broadband plan


March 16th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington/San Francisco, March 16 (DPA) The US government has unveiled a new plan for high-speed internet access that will give the US "the fastest and most extensive wireless network in the world", ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Court to reconsider the wardrobe malfunction fine


February 24th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A federal appeals court said on Tuesday, that it will re-examine if the government can reinstate its fine against TV network CBS over Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Janet Jackson Wardrobe Malfunctioning Case Resurfaces


February 24th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarPhiladelphia, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wardrobe malfunctioning fine of $550,000 that was levied on the CBS Network is under review again. On Tuesday the 3rd U.S Circuit Court ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FCC seeks data about early termination fees


January 27th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday sent letters to major U.S. companies to gather facts and data on wireless early termination fees in an effort to improve ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Mediacom To Offer Service To Boone County After Making Peace With Sinclair


January 21st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development, Mediacom Communications Corp, has agreed to offer cable TV service to Boone County residents till 31 March 2010. It comes after it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FCC Chairman makes statement regarding two Contatel deaths and Haitian relief efforts


January 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski made a statement Sunday on Haitian assistance efforts and the death of two Conatel staff members.“Yesterday, the FCC was pleased to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Adam Lambert Canceled Again?


December 4th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas American Idol second runner up Adam Lambert who performed at the American Music Awards was once again axed from appearing on the ABC network. Still feeling the heat from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Motorola Droid phone pricing unveiled


October 29th, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a lot of speculation, Verizon Wireless today officially unveiled the Droid, a Smartphone that is built by Motorola and powered by Google’s Android 2.0 ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Federal Communications Commission investigates Google Voice calling restrictions


October 10th, 2009 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has opened an investigation into alleged Google Voice calling restrictions, the agency said on Friday. Google immediately replied on ... Read more...

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Fcc Chairman Julius Genachowski Outlines Actions To Preserve The Free And Open Internet


September 21st, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON -- Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined the concrete actions he believes the Commission must take to preserve the free and open Internet at a speech today at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FCC powers free & open Internet at new launch OpenInternet.gov


September 21st, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN News) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski listed the concrete steps he thinks the FCC must take to power up the free and open Internet ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Janet Jackson ‘wardrobe malfunction’ fine may be reinstated after Supreme Court’s order


May 5th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): The US Supreme Court has ordered a re-examination of an appellate court's decision to quash a fine over Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during 2004's Super Bowl.It was in ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson’s infamous Nipplegate goes back to court


May 5th, 2009 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (DPA) Singer Janet Jackson's exposed-breast saga was back in court Monday, when the US Supreme Court ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to throw out a fine ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US Supreme Court upholds ban on profanity on TV


April 28th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (DPA) The US Supreme Court Tuesday ruled the government has the right to fine broadcasters for profanity on television. But the 5-4 decision left open whether a ban on expletives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Colin Farrell, Seth Rogens nasty remarks on Golden Globes spark censorship probe


January 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A whole slew of stars, including Colin Farrell, Seth Rogen and director Darren Aronofsky, have prompted a censorship investigation of the 2009 Golden Globe Awards'' telecast for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FCC approve to use white space


November 5th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Voted 5-0 on Tuesday, FCC agree to introduced "white spaces" to the public. This is the big step for public interest groups and technology companies including Google, HP and Microsoft opening up the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News |

US court axes Janet Jackson wardrobe ”malfunction” fine


July 22nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A US appeal court has axed the 275,700-pound fine imposed on US television broadcaster CBS by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for screening Janet Jackson''s "wardrobe malfunction" ... Read more...

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