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Pilots mull creating joint forum to fight DGCA's 'discrimination'

Aug 17, 2014

Pilots mull creating joint forum to fight DGCA's 'discrimination'

While the domestic airlines have formed a platform and lobby jointly whenever some decision or policy goes against their interests, the cockpit crew members in the country do not have any such platform, a pilot said on condition of anonymity. #Pilots #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #Aviation #IndiGo #Go Air #DGVA #Regulating Aviation
Japan First nuclear energy facility to restart only by 2015

Aug 06, 2014

Japan First nuclear energy facility to restart only by 2015

Kyushu Electric Power's two-reactor Sendai plant, located about 1,000 km (600 miles) southwest of Tokyo, is likely to be the first nuclear plant to be allowed to restart under tough new safety regulations after the 2011 Fukushima crisis. #Japan #Nuclear energy #Government bailout #Nuclear Regulation Authority #Hokkaido Electric Power #Kyushu Electric #Fukuishima Nuclear Power Plant
E-rickshaw ban to continue as there are no regulating guidelines, says Delhi HC

Aug 05, 2014

E-rickshaw ban to continue as there are no regulating guidelines, says Delhi HC

The ban on e-rickshaws in the city will continue as the Delhi High Court today made it clear that it cannot allow them to ply unless there are guidelines to regulate them and asked the Centre to come up with draft regulations on the issue. #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #Delhi HC #HC #E-rickshaw #regulating guidelines #Pinki Anand #ban on e-rickshaws
UK data regulator probes into Facebook experiment on users

Jul 02, 2014

UK data regulator probes into Facebook experiment on users

ICO in the UK is investigating whether Facebook Inc broke data protection laws when it allowed researchers to conduct a psychological experiment on users. #social media #facebook #Life #NewsTracker #social network #Financial Times #Information Commissioner's Office #ICO #psychological experiment #experiment #data regulator
Ban social media like China, says Ajit Pawar, but backtracks later

Jun 09, 2014

Ban social media like China, says Ajit Pawar, but backtracks later

The Maharashtra deputy CM has called for regulation of social media in the aftermath of two incidents of violence following defamatory posts online. #facebook #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #NCP #Pune Techie Murder #social media regulation

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Govt vs citizen: Should we ban things we can't control?

Aug 13, 2013

Govt vs citizen: Should we ban things we can't control?

It is convenient for bureaucrats to ban anything they find difficult to understand or control. But in doing this they are working against the citizen's interests. #ToTheContrary #Regulators #Citizens' Rights #Percy Mistry
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 18, 2014

China Accuses Daimler of Price Manipulation

A Chinese regulator uncovered evidence of monopolistic behavior by Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, according to a government official quoted in state-owned media, amid new scrutiny of foreign luxury car makers... #China #Mercedes-Benz #Daimler
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 19, 2014

N.Y. Financial Watchdog Fines Standard Chartered $300 Million

Standard Chartered will pay a $300 million penalty to New York's financial regulator and impose measures to correct lapses in its anti-money-laundering procedures... #China #Mercedes-Benz #Daimler
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 15, 2014

‘Midnight Rider’ filmmakers cited with workplace safety violations in train crash death

A production company formed to make a biographical film about singer Gregg Allman was cited by federal regulators Thursday for workplace safety violations stemming from a train crash in rural Georgia that killed a camera assistant and injured six oth... #Georgia #Gregg Allman