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  • WhatsApp's popularity forces EU to rethink telecom rules 1 week ago

    Brussels : The European Commission will take into account increased competition from cable operators and alternative services such as WhatsApp when it overhauls Europe's telecoms rules next year, a move that will be cheered by the telecoms industry. A draft seen by Reuters of the Commission's strategy for creating a...
  • Law makers or Law breakers ? April 15, 2015

    Not willing to be a mute spectator to blatant violation of rules by those in power. Citizen Journalist Tinu Thomas is now confronting cops on duties who are breaking rules. ...
  • US Telecom Association files lawsuit against net neutrality rules April 14, 2015

    New York: A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun with a suit by the United States Telecom Association, an industry group that represents companies including AT&T and Verizon. The FCC's rules were approved in February and uphold the principle of net neutrality - that...
  • What is due must be paid, India no tax haven: Arun Jaitley April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asserted that legitimate tax demand cannot be considered "tax terrorism" because India is not a tax haven. Appearing to defend the tax notices sent to about 100 FIIs totalling USD 5-6 billion, he said "taxes which are payable must be paid". "India is not...
  • Election Commission for new machine to enhance voter secrecy April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission wants to use a new machine which prevents disclosure of voting pattern during counting to enhance voter secrecy and has received the backing of the Law Commission, but the government is yet to take a final call on the issue. The EC has approached the Law...
  • J&K: Decision to release Masarat Alam taken during Governor's rule, say PDP sources March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as there is no end to row over release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam, Peoples Democratic Party sources said that the decision to release him was taken during the 49 days of Governor's rule. The Additional Secretary of the Home Ministry had asked the District Magistrate of Jammu...
  • We still live in a very sexist society: Madonna March 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop diva Madonna says she will always embrace her sexual side and slammed anyone attacking her age. Even though Madonna is 56-years-old, she still frequently puts on very racy performances and constantly tries to embrace her sexuality despite facing criticism, reported the Rolling Stones magazine. "It's still the one area...
  • Union Cabinet recommends revocation of President's Rule in Delhi February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Friday sent a recommendation to the Rashtrapati Bhawan to revoke President's Rule in Delhi. The recommendation was sent to the President after the Aam Aadmi Party won the recent assembly elections in Delhi with a massive majority of 67 seats in the 70-member assembly. The...
  • Jose Mourinho continues attack on Financial Fair Play rules February 7, 2015

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has repeated his call for clubs who breach European governing body UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules to be stripped of their titles and docked points. "I don't think a team can be champions when you are punished because you didn't comply with Financial Fair Play (FFP)," Mourinho...
  • Delhi elections: EC asks CEO to take measures for differently abled to cast vote January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday asked the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer to put in place a variety of measures to ensure that differently abled voters do not face problems while casting their ballot in the Assembly polls here on February 7. In a letter to CEO Delhi Chandra...
  • Struggling to dine royally? These 7 quick and easy tips will make your life simpler January 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: What's the difference between the salad fork and the dinner fork? If you're one of those who gets confused at a formal dinner, just remember a few simple rules and you'll be sorted to enjoy your meal without thinking much. Eonline.com reports rules that need to be followed while...
  • Governor's rule imposed in J&K as BJP, PDP fail to form government January 9, 2015

    Jammu/New Delhi: Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the PDP, which emerged as the single-largest party, and BJP failing to cobble up the required number to form the government, triggering a blame game among political parties. The decision came a day after Governor NN Vohra submitted...
  • President's Rule in Assam unacceptable: Congress December 28, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam Congress on Sunday said the Opposition and some other organisations' demand for imposing President's Rule in the state following the recent NDFB killings is unacceptable. State Congress president Anjan Dutta told mediapersons that law and order situation in Assam was controlled only after the Congress came to power...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Mamata dares Centre to impose President's rule, arrest her November 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A day after the arrest of an MP of her party in connection with the Saradah scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday launched a blistering attack against the Modi government, accusing it of "selective vendetta" against her and the party and dared the Centre to impose...
  • SEBI approves new insider trading rules November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday approved new insider trading rules that will replace a two-decade old law seen as inadequate to curb trading violations. The new rules, which are based on recommendations that were first revealed late last year, broaden the scope of who can...
  • Ahmedabad: Police give 1 litre free petrol to traffic rule followers November 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a unique initiative to encourage citizens, the police gave an incentive of one-litre free petrol on Thursday to those following all traffic rules in Ramol area in the city. "More than 58 people, who were found obeying traffic rules today got incentives of one-litre of...
  • Libyan Parliament rejects court ruling on invalidation November 7, 2014

    Tripoli: Libya's internationally recognised parliament has rejected the ruling of a Supreme Court to invalidate it, saying it was elected based on the will of the Libyan people. "The House of representatives rejected the ruling of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court in these circumstances ... and it's still working...
  • Congress attacks Najeeb Jung, accuses him of acting under BJP's influence October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of acting under the influence of the NDA government as it questioned his move to call all political parties to explore formation of a government in the city almost eight months after President's Rule was imposed. Coming down hard on Jung,...
  • Congress demands fresh elections in Delhi October 28, 2014

    Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely clarified that the party will not support any party in Delhi. Lovely said, "We want fresh elections for Delhi and there should be a majority government that will work for its development. Congress has always maintained that it will not support any party in Delhi....
  • Will give befitting reply at right time: BJP on forming government in Delhi October 28, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party said the party will give a befitting reply over the government formation in Delhi at the right time. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "If such an invitation comes to the BJP from the Lieutenant Governor in the future, we will give a befitting reply at the...
  • SC criticises Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the Delhi government stalemate October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As the standoff over the Delhi government continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday criticised the Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the stalemate. The apex court said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it has got...
  • Delhi: Nearly 60,000 women two-wheeler riders fined for not wearing helmets October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In just 35 days, close to 60,000 women two-wheeler and pillion riders in the capital have been issued traffic tickets for not wearing helmets, data from the Delhi Police has reveals. Sustained efforts by the police and general awareness have slowly brought the numbers down. An amendment to the...
  • Bangalore traffic police allegedly assault office-goers for not wearing helmet October 14, 2014

    Bangalore: On Saturday morning, a person who had gone to drop his sister to office was allegedly caught by the Indira Nagar traffic police in Bangalore for not wearing helmet. The boy was asked to pay the penalty. But by then his sister is believed to have seen two people...
  • Bombay HC rules in favour of Vodafone, says no taxable income liable October 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has ruled in favour of Vodafone, maintaining that it was not eligible to pay 3,200 crore in tax over the transfer of shares from an Indian subsidiary of the company to the parent company. The HC ruled that there is no taxable income arising out...
  • Eyes on Kim Jong Un as North Korea gets ready for 69th anniversary of ruling party October 9, 2014

    Tokyo: As North Korea's ruling party prepares to mark its 69th anniversary on Friday, the world will be watching to see if leader Kim Jong Un will make his first public appearance in more than a month. Kim's absence from the public eye, along with suggestions in the North Korean media...
  • Pranab Mukherjee clears imposition of President's Rule in Maharashtra: sources September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday cleared the imposition of the President's Rule in the poll-bound state. The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and recommended President Rule for Maharashtra. Chavan resigned from his chief minister's post...
  • Union Cabinet recommends President's Rule in Maharashtra after CM Chavan quits September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A special meeting of the Union Cabinet to discuss the political situation of Maharashtra on Saturday recommended President Rule for Maharashtra. The Union Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, just a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post following...
  • Maharashtra Governor considering President's Rule after Congress-NCP split, say sources September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor CV Rao is exploring the option of imposition of President's rule in the state after NCP withdrew its support to the Congress government, sources have informed. The BJP also approached the Governor seeking the imposition of President's rule in the state. Even though the elections have been notified...
  • BJP meets Governor, requests President Rule in Maharashtra September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday met Maharashtra Governor CV Rao and requested him to impose President Rule in the state after the ruling coalition government of Congress-Nationalist Congress Party split. Sources told CNN-IBN that Rao was exploring options to impose President Rule in the state which goes to polls...