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Panel wants 64 schools to refund excess fee


September 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sixty-four private city schools have illegally collected higher fee from students since September 2008, a committee has informed the Delhi High Court while recommending a ... Read more...

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NBA slams Katju’s move to regulate electronic media


August 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) Thursday opposed what it called a unilateral move by Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju to release a resolution ... Read more...

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Indian electronic industry will need 2.8 mn professionals by 2020


August 18th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian electronic industry will require 2.8 million professionals at various levels by 2020, according to a top government official.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics ... Read more...

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New water supply model will help private players: Experts


August 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The absence of regulatory mechanism in the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in the water sector will help private players make profit rather than solve ... Read more...

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Medicinal plants export from India jumps 137 percent


August 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India continues to be ranked the world's second largest exporter of medicinal plants after China as the trade in herbals registered around 137 percent growth ... Read more...

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Newspaper society opposes fresh norms on court reporting


April 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Newspapers Society (INS) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there was no need for any "further or fresh guidelines" on regulating media reporting ... Read more...

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Policies soon for engagement with social media, citizens


April 5th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) The union ministry of communications and information technology is drafting a policy for use of social media by various departments and another for engaging citizens ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to examine validity of n-damage act (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would examine the constitutional validity of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act which pegs the maximum liability on ... Read more...

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Revive agriculture urgently, says president’s aide


February 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Flagging a "sense of urgency to the need of transforming Indian agriculture", a panel of governors set up by President Pratibha Patil will submit ... Read more...

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Need regulator to monitor placement agencies: Court (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Acquitting a rape accused, a Delhi court has recommended a regulatory mechanism to check placement agencies which allegedly exploit migrant domestic helps and subject them ... Read more...

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Need regulator to monitor placement agencies: Court


January 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Acquitting a rape accused, a Delhi court has recommended a regulatory mechanism to check placement agencies which allegedly exploit migrant domestic helps and subject them ... Read more...

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Realty industry needs regulator to promote ethical business (Comment)


December 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (Credai) has once again brought to the centre-stage the issue of transparency by pushing it as a panacea for the negative ... Read more...

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No diktat, but open to all-party meet on TV content: Soni


December 13th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) With members of parliament voicing concern over objectionable content on TV channels, the government Tuesday said it was open to an all-party ... Read more...

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Enforce law, don’t gag social networking sites: Experts


December 12th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal has clarified that the government did not intend to either interfere or restrict social networking sites but the furore over his ... Read more...

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Soni backs Katju on media’s self-regulation


November 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday defended Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju for initiating a debate on whether to have ... Read more...

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Apex court directs NGOs to approach PM on n-plants


November 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked two NGOs to approach the prime minister or the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) for setting up an independent regulator ... Read more...

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Dieticians demand a dietetic council for India


October 28th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Dieticians from all across India have approached the health ministry for constituting a regulatory body for dieticians that will monitor the existing practices in the ... Read more...

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Ads that make tall claims to be brought under scanner


September 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) People promising you the moon will soon go under the scanner with the government working out a mechanism to regulate misleading advertisements."The existing provisions of ... Read more...

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Brain molecule may play key role in obesity and diabetes


April 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Einstein researchers have found a molecule in the brain that may contribute to obesity and one of its major complications - type 2 diabetes.Nerve cells in the ... Read more...

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Govt. to constitute mechanism to monitor content on television


March 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Tuesday informed that the Government would soon announce a self-regulatory mechanism with representation from civil society to monitor content ... Read more...

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Government to form watchdog to monitor TV content


March 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government will constitute a panel headed by a retired judge to regulate television content in India, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said ... Read more...

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Winners have higher testosterone levels: Study


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the winners of wrestling matches have greater increases in testosterone levels than losers.The findings are consistent with studies linking testosterone changes to ... Read more...

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Talks on for reopening India-Bangladesh border markets


June 11th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 11 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Friday said the opening of border 'haats' (markets) between India and Bangladesh is in the advanced stage of approval by both neighbouring countries. ... Read more...

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Now, a regulatory mechanism for wetland conservation


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The central government is planning to set up a legally enforceable regulatory mechanism for conservation of wetlands, a senior official of the environment ministry said Sunday. "There is ... Read more...

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Boffins develop computational method to uncover gene regulation


April 24th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A new computational model to uncover gene regulation, the key to how our body develops - and how it can go wrong, has been developed by researchers.The researchers, ... Read more...

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Broadcast sector not looking down: Ambika Soni


March 30th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Contending that the broadcasting sector in the country was not looking down, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday asserted that different fields of broadcasting in ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislature passes Premji university bill


March 18th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Amid dissent and a walkout by opposition members, the Karnataka legislative council Thursday passed the Azim Premji University Bill, 2010, paving the way for the first private varsity ... Read more...

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Zardari signs up for body organs donation


March 17th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday became the first Pakistani president to donate all his body organs, after signing a landmark bill to regulate transplant of human organs ... Read more...

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India pitches for more Gulf FDI


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Calling for better regulation to check economic imbalances and reform of international financial institutions, India made a strong pitch Wednesday to woo foreign investment from Gulf ... Read more...

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Colors channel gets notice for ‘Na Aana Is Desh Ladoo’


October 29th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Colors TV channel is in trouble again, this time for its drama "Na Aana Is Desh Ladoo". The information and broadcasting ministry has sent the channel ... Read more...

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Soni pitches for self-regulatory mechanism for media


October 28th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With a deluge of notices to TV channels for violating programme code, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Wednesday said the electronic media needed to follow ... Read more...

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India, Australia to target ‘unscrupluous’ education agents


October 9th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India and Australia, in their first meeting of the joint working group on student mobility, have agreed to tackle unscrupulous education agents and check institutes offering ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves proposal to amend organ transplantation act


September 17th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a health ministry proposal to amend the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, to curb illegal organ trade and impose stringent penalties ... Read more...

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New regulations for transplantation of human organs


September 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): The Cabinet today approved the amendment proposed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the Transplantation of Human Organs Act.The amendment will make the ... Read more...

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India calls for ‘better surveillance’ to tackle financial crisis


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 summit later this month, India has underlined the need for developing "better surveillance and regulation" to tackle the global financial crisis and ... Read more...

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