Advertising industry's self-regulatory body ASCI has named several celebrities including cricketer MS Dhoni and actor-comedian Bhuvan Bam for violating advertising rules. Getting into details, the ASCI said there has been a steep jump in complaints against celebrities as many of them failed to provide proof of due diligence. Complaints against celebrities witnessed a massive 803 per cent jump in FY23 to 503 ads, as against 55 in the year-ago… read-more
During an Air India Flight Al-915 (Delhi-Dubai), the pilots invited their female friend into the cockpit. As a result, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has fined the airline Rs. 30 lakhs for not promptly and effectively addressing this safety-sensitive issue. The pilot has also been suspended by the Civil Aviation Department. The matter came to light after one of the operating crew complaint about it to Air India.
In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, ten unregistered clinics were sealed by UT health department officials, on July 3. A team led by block medical officer, Mendhar, Parvaiz Ahmad Khan sealed six private dental clinics, three private laboratories and one X-Ray clinic, for various legality violations, including registration. Furthermore, the officials said, the drive will continue and any clinic found with violations, and non-registered,… read-more
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In Karnataka, the BJP-led Government issued a notice, banning the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm to 6 am, amid Loudspeaker Row in India. In regard to this, Karnataka Environment & Ecology minister Anand Singh said, "Special teams will conduct surprise visits at sites where loudspeakers are installed to check violations." Meanwhile, state home minister Araga Jnanendra warned strict action against the violators in the state.
To prevent rising traffic violation, the West Bengal Government increased penalty under Motor Vehicles Act. In effect immediately, the violators need to pay 10 times more than the previous fine. Notably, now for offences like over speed, drunken driving, traffic signals and others in between Rs 500 to Rs 5,000. The Mamata Banerjee led TMC Government took stern decision to curb the rising accidents in the state.
At least 150 FIRs registered under various sections for violating the Model Code of Conduct for Assembly elections in Uttarakhand since January 8, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). To complaint, a toll-free number 180033001950 was issuedp for people. The Model Code of Conduct came into effect, following the announcement of poll dates. Notably, elections in Uttarakhand will be held on February 14, while votes will be counted on March 10.
An FIR was lodged against wrestler Babita Phogat, on January 24. Notably, she was campaigning for BJP candidate Krishnapal S Malik for the upcoming Uttar Pardesh elections in Baraut Assembly constituency, violating Election Commission and COVID norms. In this connection, along with Babita, the FIR was registered against 63 others. Pertinently, the Election Commission on January 22 had extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows till… read-more
In a bizarre order, the Delhi High Court directed a man to ''render service gratuitously'' at the Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Centre because he violated one of his bail conditions. Reportedly, the man wasn't allowed to leave the National Capital Territories (NCT) as per the Court's order of September 28, 2020. He'll work at the Centre for three weeks, starting from December 6, 2021, between 1 to 4 PM.
The officials of Amazon.com and Future Group have been summoned by India's Enforcement Directorate to appear before it in the week of December 6. The summon have been issued in alleged violation of foreign investment rules. The violation is related to a $200 million investment of Amazon in Future's gift voucher unit, Future Coupons, in 2019. '''We'll respond within the given time frame,'' said an Amazon spokesperson.
Hector Balderas, a New Mexico Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against "Rovio Entertainment", the inventor of the Angry Birds game and mobile franchise, in regards to privacy violation. Balderas's lawsuit claims that Rovio Entertainment has violated state privacy laws and the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act" (COPPA) by collecting personal information of children under 13 years of age. "Rovio Entertainment" has not yet commented… read-more
Courtesy: Telangana Today