Centre to issue ‘negative’ list to streaming sites

I&B ministry also nudging OTP platforms like Netflix, Hotstar to form regulatory body The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is likely to issue a “negative” list of don’ts for video streaming services or Over-The-Top platforms like Netflix and Hotstar by the end of this year. The Ministry is also nudging the …

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Govt. officials violate RTI Act with impunity, says CIC

He says courts curtailed powers of information panels Chief Information Commissioner Sudhir Bhargava has accused government officials of violating the Right to Information Act with impunity, taking advantage of court orders that they cannot be penalised except in cases of mala fide intent. He was speaking at a public meeting …

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New access measures at airports

Commercial pass withdrawn; protocol service restricted to ‘Meet and Greet’ The Ministry of Civil Aviation has rolled out new access control measures across all airports in the country. It has withdrawn commercial Airport Entry Pass (AEP) and restricted protocol or facilitation extended to a section of passengers to ‘Meet and …

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Fee for SC/ST students restored to Rs. 50: CBSE

On the direction of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Tuesday it has decided to restore the practice of charging only Rs. 50 from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students of Delhi government and aided schools. The CBSE had recently hiked …

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Centre’s new app for waste collection

An app that will allow users to have waste — solid, wet or construction and demolition (C&D) — collected by their urban local bodies, was launched by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry on Tuesday, along with a new protocol on wastewater treatment that would become a part of …

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Chief Justice advocates more autonomy to CBI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday recommended a comprehensive legislation to make the Central Bureau of Investigation functional as an efficient and impartial investigative agency.Delivering the 18th D.P. Kohli Memorial Lecture, Chief Justice Gogoi listed legal ambiguity, weak human resource, lack of adequate investment, accountability, and political and …

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A source of inspiration: Modi

The country has lost a much loved leader who epitomised dignity, courage and integrity in public life: President President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ministers and Opposition leaders have condoled the death of former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday. “Extremely shocked to hear of the passing of …

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App to facilitate cattle transportation legally

The Dakshina Kannada administration will release a mobile app, Livestock Logistics Control, on Google Play Store to help those legally transporting cattle to get authenticity for their transaction, said Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil on Tuesday. Source :

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Modi asks MPs to nurse constituencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon BJP MPs on Sunday to work with a positive mindset. In his address at the concluding session of the two-day training programme for over 380 party lawmakers, he also referred to the next Lok Sabha election, scheduled for 2024, and told them to nurse …

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