Everything you need to know about Cable Township: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Cable Township: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has revealed that Latinos in the United States are starting to realize their power in politics and media, making the timing good for her latest undertaking: lobbying for greater diversity in TV programming.
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): S.Gopalakrishnan, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Executive Vice Chairman, Infosys, will be leading CII's annual CEOs delegation to United Kingdom from June 9 t0 12.
New York, June 6 (ANI): A tractor-trailer carrying a tank of 6,000 gallons of Scotch whiskey overturned on a New Jersey road this week and burst into flames, fire officials said.
New York, June 4 (ANI): A white supremacist who named his oldest son Adolf Hitler has been denied form visiting his 2-year-old son.
Beijing, June 3 (Xinhua-ANI): A fire engulfed a slaughterhouse in northeast China's Jilin Province on Monday, leaving at least 113 people dead and 54 others injured.
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) One person was killed and 18 others were injured, one of them critically, in an earthquake that shook Taiwan's Nantou County Sunday afternoon, according to the island's fire-fighting authorities.
Mexico City, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 12.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, thanks to surging demand for satellite television, long-distance calling and wireless services, authorities said.
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): Broome pearl diver Will Hanigan has been keeping quiet about his rumoured relationship with Demi Moore.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Five people have been confirmed dead in a blast that ripped through an explosives manufacturing plant in east China's Shandong Province Monday morning.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram left today on a five-day three nation tour of UK, France and Qatar.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Some losing candidates in Pakistan's May 11 elections Monday alleged the polls were rigged, a media report said.
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The last of television sets hooked on to cable networks blinked Tuesday midnight in Uttar Pradesh after operators cut transmission fearing the information and broadcasting ministry's wrath.
New York, May 4 (IANS) A Jersey City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for targeting Indian-American families for their high-quality jewellery in a series of home break-ins in 2009.
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Four school girls drowned in a river where they had gone swimming in China's Hunan province, authorities said Monday.
New York, April 26 (ANI): A woman has been detained by the New Jersey police for stuffing 333 packets of heroin inside her bra.
New Delhi, April 18 (ANI):Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari asked the broadcast industry to "think aloud" to have a separate broadcast regulator at the 4th CII CEOs Roundtable on Broadcast.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) After the success of "Nautanki Saala", director Rohan Sippy has started shooting for his next film "Sonali Cable". He says the best way to celebrate a film's success is to start a new one.
New York, April 10 (ANI): A woman robbed a Michigan bank by threatening she has a bomb in her bag, which was actually cans of pasta sauce.
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) A total of 292 children in Ziyang city, southwest China's Sichuan province, were taken to hospital after eating contaminated food in their school canteen, authorities said Monday.
Shanghai, April 5 (Xinhua-ANI): A total of 20,536 chickens, ducks, geese and pigeons from a live poultry trading zone in Shanghai were slaughtered after the H7N9 virus was detected there, Shanghai authorities said Friday.
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): Occasional sleeplessness is a common occurrence, with about 30 to 40 percent of adults report having symptoms of insomnia within a given year.
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): General Joseph Dunford, who controls the international force in Afghanistan, has said that he expects Kabul's insurgency to continue beyond the U.S. withdrawal in 2014, but also feels hopeful about the direction of the country.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Cable TV operators here Friday said they would observe a 48-hour blackout to protest the March 31 digitisation deadline and an "unfair" revenue-sharing model under the digital addressable system (DAS).
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): In a major initiative to monitor the progress of digitization and to ensure the mandatory adherence of transmitting digital encrypted signals by Multi System Operators (MSOs), the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is in the process of installing a centralised monitoring system to keep a tab on the encryption of channels by MSOs.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A 30-year-old cable operator was beaten to death here by three friends after consuming liquor, police said Monday. Two attackers have been arrested.
Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): Time Warner is spinning off its Time Inc. magazine division, making it an independent, publicly traded company.
New York, March 7 (IANS) Time Warner has said it planned to spin off its publishing unit, Time Inc., into an independent, publicly-traded company.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) The percentage of digitisation of cable televisions in Kolkata has currently reached 90 percent, leading multi-service operator (MSO) Siticable said Tuesday.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Hailing the central government's decision to raise the import duty on set top boxes (STBs), a cable TV manufacturers association Tuesday said the move would boost indigenous productions of these devices.
Beijing, March 3 (Xinhua-ANI): The number of people confirmed injured by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday afternoon has risen to 30, local authorities have said.
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) The Indian electronics and semiconductor industry is upbeat on attracting large investments, promoting entrepreneurship and domestic manufacturing, riding on the slew of incentives proposed in the union budget for fiscal 2013-14.
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) The Hong Kong-headquartered SMIT Corporation will soon join hands with an Indian direct-to-home (DTH) player and a major consumer durable maker to offer set top box-free viewing of pay channels, said an official.
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) The Hong Kong-headquartered SMIT Corporation will soon join hands with an Indian direct-to-home (DTH) player and a major consumer durable maker to offer set top box-free viewing of pay channels, said an official.
New York, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Cable and media giant Comcast said it was buying General Electric Co.'s remaining 49 percent stake in media company NBC Universal for $16.7 billion.
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) The residents of Srinagar did not wake up to read the newspaper at leisure this Sunday. The city reeled under curfew for the second day, receiving no print editions of local newspapers.
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) A section of cable operators here Thursday demanded at least two months for complete digitisation of cable TV in the city.
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) In a bid to help the poor in Kolkata avail the facilities of digitisation, multi-system operators (MSOs) have forwarded a plan of low-priced digital cable TV package for the underprivileged to the state government.
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Complete digitisation of cable TV will not be possible in the city until and unless all analogue channels are blocked, Kolkata's cable operators say.
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A Franciscan friar accused of sexually abusing male high school students in Pennsylvania committed suicide in the monastery where he had been kept under strict surveillance since 2000, police said.
London, Jan.21 (ANI): The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a new 4.5 million pound project in partnership with Loughborough University and industry leaders, aiming to improve the catalytic conversion efficiencies of exhaust systems in heavy duty vehicles (HDVs).
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has sought the telecom regulator's suggestions on regulating the mushrooming number of local cable TV channels.
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): The Syrian army likely used chemical weapons during an attack in the city of Homs last month, a State Department cable suggests.
Washington, Jan 12(ANI): An alleged threat against American President Barack Obama by a resident of Clinton Township, Michigan has alerted the U.S. Secret Service.
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Cable operators in the city have got temporary respite with the deadline to go digital being extended till Jan 15.
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Cable operators in the West Bengal capital are caught between the central government's mandate to go digital by Dec 27 and the Mamata Banerjee-led state government's fierce opposition to the move.
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to direct the ministry of information and broadcasting to issue the digital addressable system licence to a state-government owned cable TV corporation.
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Google's boss Eric Schmidt has said that he is 'very proud' of the company's tax structure, and that measures to lower the firm's payments were just 'capitalism'.
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): UK Home Secretary Theresa May will insist that Britain is 'open' to overseas students.
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Cable boxes of the future could be able to detect when viewers are cuddling on the sofa and automatically serve adverts for contraceptives.
Bangkok (Thailand), Nov. 18 (ANI): Attacks and arson in late October by ethnic Arakanese against Rohingya Muslims in Burma's Arakan State were at times carried out with the support of state security forces and local government officials, Human Rights Watch said today.
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Three teenage Tibetan monks have reportedly set themselves on fire pleading for the return of the Dalai Lama and calling for freedom from the rule of China.
Washington, Nov. 7 (ANI): An elderly Michigan man, who was voting with his wife at a Southfield Township polling station collapsed and died, before being revived.
London, November 5 (ANI): David Beckham is said to have been offered the chance to host his very own sports-based talk show with Time Warner Cable, who are said to be "desperate" to secure him as their star attraction.
Delhi has achieved 100% coverage in respect of installation of Set Top Box (STB) thus ensuring smooth transmission to Digital Addressable System (DAS).
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Every household which subscribes to cable TV in Delhi has switched to the set-top box. The national capital has now achieved 100 percent digitisation.
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The central government should have allotted more time for digitalisation of cable TV networks instead of thrusting a deadline, say cable operators here.
Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court Wednesday put on hold the digitisation process of cable television viewing from analogue mode here till Nov 5. The central government had mandated switching over to digital mode from Oct 31.
Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court has stayed till Monday the central government's order on cable TV digitisation. Alongwith Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi, the Tamil Nadu capital was also to go digital from Nov 1.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Cable television in the three metros of New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata is set to go digital from midnight Wednesday. The Madras High Court has stayed till Monday the order on digitization for Chennai.
Lanzhou (China), Oct. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): A Tibetan villager died after setting himself on fire in northwest China's Gansu Province on Friday, authorities said.
Washington, Oct. 25 (ANI): The reward for the safe return of a 10-month-old Indian baby which has gone missing in Pennsylvania has risen to 50,000 dollars, US authorities have announced.
Washington, Oct. 25 (ANI): US officials have announced a reward of 30,000 dollars for information of a 10-month-old Indian baby, who has been missing from her parents' King of Prussia apartment in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With the date for switchover to digitalisation of cable TV network fast approaching, the information and broadcasting ministry said Thursday it has set up a control room to answer all queries relating to the move.
London, Oct. 15 (ANI): Britain's Business Secretary Vince Cable has warned that Europe could be plunged into war if the eurozone crisis results in the collapse of the currency.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said that 77 percent of cable TV digitisation has been achieved in the country's four metros, with Mumbai topping the list.
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) With the sunset date for digitisation inching closer and war between the direct-to-home (DTH) and cable operators heating up, DTH service provider Dish TV Wednesday launched a special package for its new subscribers in the country's four metros.
Yunnan (China), Oct. 5 (Xinhua-ANI): Nineteen primary school students have been confirmed dead in a landslide Thursday in quake-hit Yunnan Province in southwest China.
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): The CII National Committee on Marketing released a White Paper on "Self-Regulation in Advertising in India- A critical Evaluation" on Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) No more pixelated, grainy pictures on your TV. In just over a month, four Indian metropolises - around 10 million households - will switch over to the digital television mode that promises super-clear picture quality and scores of channels to boot.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) No more pixelated, grainy pictures on TV. In about a month, four Indian metropolises - around 10 million households - will switch over to the digital television mode that promises super-clear picture quality and scores of channels to boot.
Moscow, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin is striving to re-establish Russia as a regional hegemony and the West has been too slow to recognise that and react to the strategy, according to Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg.
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has decided to raise Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap to 74 percent in various services of the broadcasting sector.
Washington, Sep. 9 (ANI): The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, which nominated President Barack Obama as its candidate for the November 6, 2012 election, was a decidedly rockin', poppin', funky affair, as the playlist included songs by Katy Perry, Daft Punk and Journey.
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) It was clearly Bill Clinton's day as the former president drew from the successes of his own presidency to make a strong case for the re-election of Barack Obama in the face of a struggling economy.
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.
London, Aug. 16 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May is blocking plans that will make it easier for Chinese tourists to get visas amid fears that it will lead to a rise in organized crime, according to a leaked letter.
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and towns across the country with useful nuggets of information spiced up with local folk music and radio plays.
Lagos, July 27 (IANS) India's leading telephony provider Tata Communications has extended its Video Connect Network (VCN) to Nigeria through a partnership with Main One Cable Company, Nigeria's premier provider of broadband internet services.
London, July 26 (ANI): Stating that India has engaged with all dynamic and emerging parts of the world in a spirit of true partnerships, Union Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma today said that India is in 'an advanced stage of concluding an ambitious Broad based Trade and Investment agreement with EU'.
London, July 26(ANI): The Department of Trade and Industry in UK expects the London Olympics to generate revenues of around 13 billion pounds through inward investment.
London, July 26 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will attend 'The Global Investment Conference' in London today.
London, July 25 (ANI): Vehicle company Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has decided to expand the workforce at its Castle Bromwich plant in the West Midlands, and this move is expected to create around 1100 more jobs.
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has been made a member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology, while Bollywood actor and fellow Rajya Sabha member Rekha has been included in the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, here on Thursday.
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Reliance Globalcom, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday said it has launched a subsea cable service in Iraq that will substantially increase the war-ravaged country's communication and broadband links to the outside world.
London, June 24 (ANI): The Pakistani origin co-chairperson of Britain's ruling Conservative Party has criticised her government's new immigration policy, terming it "racist".
Manesar, June 23 (IANS) More than 60 hours after four-year-old Mahi fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell in a Manesar village in Haryana in the foothills of the Aravali ranges, hopes of her survival grew dimmer, even as the army and the police are racing against time to rescue the trapped girl.
Gurgaon, June 22 (IANS) Forty-four hours after four-year-old Mahi was trapped in a 70-feet deep borewell in Manesar town near here, modern technology was deployed Friday evening to locate her exact position, an official said.
Michigan, June 22 (ANI): A 81-year-old Texas Township man got the ultimate lost-and-found surprise on Thursday, after his wallet and baseball glove which he misplaced nearly 70 years ago, were returned to him.
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town was not responding to the calls of the rescue team Thursday, even as authorities stepped up efforts to rescue her.
London, June 8 (ANI): The iconic Twickenham film studios, where the Beatles filmed three of their movies, has been saved from closure following a celebrity-backed campaign.
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) With digitalisation of television networks in all four metros of the country due on July 1 this year,cable operators and multiple system operators (MSOs) Friday said they were ready to meet the deadline with the necessary infrastructure.
Beijing, May 31 (ANI): A mother of three young children in a Tibetan area of southwestern China has reportedly died after setting herself on fire, in an apparent protest against Beijing's rule.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Piracy is one of the major roadblocks in the growth of the Indian film industry - Bollywood itself loses Rs.4,000 crore every year because of that. But now it can be prevented by using the John Doe order that safeguards the copyright of a film in advance against unidentified probable people who may infringe it.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Time Warner Cable is facing a two million dollar lawsuit from a former employee who claims the telecom brand ignored his 'religious complaints' about colleagues watching porn during working hours.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 has made it mandatory for switch-over of the existing analogue Cable TV networks to Digital Addressable System (DAS) by December 2014 in a phased manner, an official statement said Tuesday.
Lahore, May 5 (ANI): Actress Meera's fiance, Capt Naveed, has said that he has arrived in Pakistan to end baseless propaganda against her and to confirm that their engagement is indeed intact.
ZHENGZHOU, April 24 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 13 people have been confirmed dead and another 12 injured after a coach collided with a truck Monday afternoon in a road section in central China's Henan province.
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Wednesday assured that the reformed Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Bill, which aims to digitize the cable sector across the country, would be beneficial to the cable operators.
Johannesburg, Apr 15 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma is to marry his long-time fiancee, Bongi Ngema, next weekend.
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning a parliamentary by-poll for a seat in Myanmar's lower house.