Bank Employee Unions Call Strike To Protest Against Mergers

Bank Employee Unions Call Strike To Protest Against Mergers
2 Lakh+ Bank Employees Will Strike On 22nd October, 2019 Against Mergers of Public Sectors Banks & Shutting Down Hundreds of Branches. Massive Bank Strike On 22nd October All India Bank Employees Association (AlBEA) along with the Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) have called for this strike. These two unions have 1,25,000 employees as their members, and 100% participation... Read More

TRAI Issued Implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations

TRAI Issued Implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations
TRAI has issued direction regarding implementation of Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2018 for providing service area codes and service providers codes. Through these amendment regulations a major shift in the mechanism for generating Unique Porting Code (UPC) has been provisioned. Pre-validation of eligibility conditions for porting will determine generation of UPC by the Mobile Number Portability Service... Read More

TRAI Seeks Views On Reserve Price For Auction of FM Radio Channels

TRAI Seeks Views On Reserve Price For Auction of FM Radio Channels
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a Consultation Paper on Reserve Price for auction of FM Radio channels. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) sent a reference dated 22nd August 2019, seeking recommendations of TRAI on reserve prices for 283 cities (260 new + 23 existing), under FM Phase-III Policy. Accordingly, this consultation paper has been prepared... Read More

Cabinet Approves MoUs Signed Between India & Foreign Broadcasters In The Field Of Radio & Television

Cabinet Approves MoUs Signed Between India & Foreign Broadcasters In The Field Of Radio & Television
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given approval for the MoUs between India & Foreign Broadcasters in the field of Radio & Television. Benefits: The MoUs with the Foreign Broadcasters will help: Public broadcaster in exploring new visions, New Strategies to address the demands of new technologies and stiff competition Media liberalization and Globalization... Read More

FASTag Will Soon be Mandatory For Your Car

FASTag Will Soon be Mandatory For Your Car
The Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced that FASTags will become mandatory for all vehicles from December this year. This means that any vehicle, private or commercial, which has the FASTag will be able to swiftly make contactless payments at toll plazas on national highways and be on their way. FASTags are part of the National Electronic Toll... Read More

DPIIT Seeks Information & Broadcasting Ministry’s Views On FDI in Digital Media

DPIIT Seeks Information & Broadcasting Ministry’s Views On FDI in Digital Media
The Union Government’s decision to permit 26% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Digital Media sector has raised a lot of questions in the minds of the Stakeholders. Having received queries from many stakeholders, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has sought Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry’s views on issues raised by certain stakeholders over the... Read More

Data Protection Bill Likely To Be Placed in Parliament

Data Protection Bill Likely To Be Placed in Parliament
Government of India may introduce the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 in the coming winter session, as per Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology official said. S Gopalakrishnan, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said the Ministry has appointed a committee headed by tech company Infosys to make recommendation on how to handle non personal data. The... Read More

Government Calls For Consultations on Regulation of Online Curated Content

Government Calls For Consultations on Regulation of Online Curated Content
The Bombay High Court Judge, Justice Gautam Patel has said that the issue of Online & Digital Content is a real challenge. Calling for a closer interaction of all stakeholders including the online content service provider sector, he stated that this will lead to the evolution of a structured, common and standardized system of self-regulation. He was speaking at the... Read More