This is a sweeping and dangerous attempt by the far left to weaponize the FCC against conservative media outlets and elected officials. They want to turn the FCC into a roving speech police empowered to go after the left s political opponents,; says FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr.While the requests are extreme, Free Press has previously taken far left views about government control of the media and turned them into orthodox Democratic Party positions. The group successfully lobbied the FCC under President Obama to regulate the internet via Title II "net neutrality " rules, later repealed by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who has described Free Press as "a spectacularly misnamed Beltway lobbying group. "
Facebook Share to TwitterTwitterTwitter Share to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedIn Share to WhatsAppWhatsAppWhatsApp Share to Pinterest Pinterest Pinterest By AuthorTelanganaToday Published: 31st Mar 2020 10:55 pmHyderabad: Pitching for more tests to identify persons infected by coronavirus, Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) said that a corona vaccine will only be ready after sixteen months.In a Webinar on Tuesday, a team of medical experts led by Dr Reddy addressed some of the most crucial issues pertaining to the spread and control of the dreaded virus. "A few institutions and countries are involved in making a vaccine but that will take time, " he said, advocating effective management of the disease at all levels.
During his presentation the Chief Guest explained object of space exploration is quest for knowledge and understanding about ourselves and our place in the universe. He also said Space has got lot of advantages such as cost effectiveness, quick assessment etc. besides telecommunication and regular broadcasting services. Space technology has been used by all departments such as Remote Sensing etc. The Speaker further broadly explained about Solar System, Chandrayan 1 and Chandrayan 2 etc. The presentation also dwells on performance of ISRO satellite launches so for in the area of planetary exploration i.e. Chandrayaan 1, Mars Orbit Mission, Chandrayaan 2 and few results and the major gains from these missions.Dr G Rameshwar Rao, FIE, Chairman, IEI, TSC welcomed and presided over the function and Prof. G Radhakrishna, FIE, Jt. Hon. Secretary, IEI, TSC proposed vote of thanks. Arvinda Rao, DGP (Retd.); Dr I S N Raju, FIE, Past Chairman, IEI; Prof. (Dr.) Ramana Naik Banothu, FIE, Jt. Hon. Secretary, IEI, TSC; also spoke about Dr J Purushottam, FIE; Dr P L Panda, FIE, Member, IEI, TSCC; Er K Subbi Reddy, FIE, IEI, TSCC; Family Members of Dr J Purushottam; Corporate Members and other members also participated.
During his presentation, the chief guest said the objective of space exploration is quest for knowledge and understanding about ourselves and our place in the universe. He also said space research offers a lot of advantages such as cost effectiveness, quick assessment etc., besides telecommunications and regular broadcasting services. Space technology has been used by all departments such as remote sensing etc. He broadly explained about solar system, Chandrayaan 1 and Chandrayaan 2 etc. The presentation also dwelt on the performance of ISRO satellite launches so far in the area of planetary exploration i.e. Chandrayaan 1, Mars Orbit Mission, Chandrayaan 2 and a few results and the major gains from these missions. Dr G Rameshwar Rao, Chairman, IEI TSC, welcomed and presided over the function and Prof G Radhakrishna, Jt. Hon. Secretary, IEI TSC, proposed a vote of thanks. Arvinda Rao, DGP (Retd), Dr ISN Raju, past chairman, IEI, and Prof Ramana Naik Banothu, Jt. Hon. Secretary, IEI TSC, spoke about Dr J Purushottam. Dr P L Panda, Member, IEI, TSCC, K Subbi Reddy, IEI SCC, family members of Dr J Purushottam, corporate members and other members also participated. (NSS)
IntrCity by the Noida based travel technology startup, RailYatri revealed that it has now secured around INR 100 crore led by the Infosys chairman and Samsung Venture Investment.The round also saw the participation from the Blume Ventures and Omidyar Network.
The meeting lasted for over an hour and is said to have deliberated on options before the government to provide much needed lifeline to operators against annual gross revenue dues.Bharti Airtel Ltd. s Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal had last week made an appeal to the government for cut in levies and taxes to pull the sector out of what he had described as an "unprecedented crisis".
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) mdash; An image showing the distinct outline of Winnie the Pooh behind Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping ( ) surfaced on Taiwan TV news on Friday (Feb. 14), giving Taiwanese a good laugh at the portly dictator #39;s expense.
NEW DELHI : The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has stuck to its earlier recommendations sent to the department of telecommunications (DoT) on base price and valuation of spectrum for the upcoming auction, including those for 5G airwaves. Trai has recommended the reserve pricing after taking into account the feedback and comments from various stakeholders and has given that to the government. The government has also apparently accepted those reserve prices and it is for the government to decide the timing of the auction. Stakeholders will decide whether they want to participate in the auction or not," Trai chairman R.S. Sharma said on Wednesday.
Alluxio s Founder, Chairman and CTO Haoyuan (H.Y.) Li forecasts seven major developments in the Cloud, AI, DevOps, Data Analytics and Storage in 2020. HY thinks Containers and Kubernetes, with a push from AI, will make the biggest impact on the IT, Cloud and Big Data Analytics businesses.With a majority of IT based businesses looking to latch on to the AI and Open Cloud systems to boost their agility and security, it ''s time to replace obsolete technologies with the faster, smarter and controllable ones.
New Delhi India , Jan 13 (ANI): Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics on Monday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi.Rinkevics is undertaking a visit to India to attend Raisina Dialogue 2020, the fifth edition of the annual geo political summit, which is set to begin here on January 13. He is among the 13 Foreign Ministers participating in the three day mega event.Rinkevics is scheduled to attend a roundtable meeting with members of the Doctor Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Foundation at the Constitution Club of India and hold a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar before participating in the inaugural session of the Dialogue tomorrow.On Wednesday, Rinkevics will participate in the penal debate on Competing Nationalism Universal Norms: Street Power in 21st Century Diplomacy and attend a meeting with the Chairman of Lok Sabha External Affairs Committee. He will also pay a courtesy call to Prime Minister Modi before departing for his country on Thursday.Hosted by think tank Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference committed to addressing the most challenging issues facing the global community. Every year, global leaders in policy, business, media, and civil society are hosted in New Delhi to discuss cooperation on a wide range of pertinent international policy matters. (ANI)
Presently K Sivan from Tamil Nadu is ISRO chairman. Keralites G Madhavan Nair and K Radhakrishnan had been at the helm of ISRO earlier.
Mumbai: The Hinduja group is still open to acquiring defunct Jet Airways (India) Ltd if the conglomerate is indemnified from the airline s legal liabilities. The reason we took interest was because government authorities approached us to help in survival of Jet. Even the banks approached us," said Gopichand P. Hinduja, co chairman of the London based group, which has presence in automobiles, financial services, and oil and gas, among other businesses. With our good relations and contacts in the Middle East and Gulf, we took the initiative to support and help."
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) mdash; Connecticut lawmakers hope to learn more about what strategies have worked across the U.S. to reduce homelessness.The Democratic co chairman of the General Assembly''s Housing Committee plan to hold a public conversation with Matthew Doherty, the former leader of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. The event is scheduled to take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Old Judiciary Room at the state Capitol.
Additionally, the space agency helped collect Rs 91.63 crore in India''s foreign exchange earnings in FY 2018 19. ISRO''s launch income in FY19 was Rs 324.19 crore, whereas it earned Rs 232.56 crore in FY18.K Sivan, Chairman of ISRO, said that Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has lifted over 50 ton, out of that around 17 per cent consists of foreign customer satellites.
NEW DELHI : The 17th edition of the two day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) began today in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the inaugural address. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Netflix''s founder and CEO Reed Hastings will among the other key speakers during the event. Swimming champion Michael Phelps, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, actors Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, among others, will also speak their minds during the summit.The theme for this year s summit is Conversations for a Better Tomorrow .
US President Donald Trump cheers supporters during a #34;Keep America Great #34; campaign rally in Florida on Tuesday. Mandel Ngan AFP The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday invited President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing on December 4. This is a new phase of the investigations that may lead to formal charges against Trump within weeks, BBC reported.Jerrold Nadler, who is the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said the president could either attend or stop complaining about the process . I hope that he chooses to participate in the inquiry, directly or through counsel, as other presidents have done before him, he said.
In his first comments on the matter, the top Democrat in charge of a sprawling antitrust investigation into Silicon Valley juggernauts cites the change as one of a number of factors his committee will be exploring as part of an antitrust probe."I'm increasingly concerned about the use of privacy as a shield for anti competitive conduct," said Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, who serves as chairman of the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee. "There is a growing risk that without a strong privacy law in the United States, platforms will exploit their role as de facto private regulators by placing a thumb on the scale in their own favor."