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Maharastra Govt nexus with dance bars association won finally allege Opposition

The Supreme Court struck down a provision that the owner of the dance bar should have a “good character” and no “criminal antecedents”.   “There is no precise definition of what amounts to good character and criminal antecedents,” ruled the court.   In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday gave go-ahead to the Read More…

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Trademark Row : Amul Slapped legal notice to Google

Indian Dairy major Amul has slapped a legal notice on Google India over the search engine allegedly earning revenues from fake websites carrying its trademark.   It asked Google to “cease and desist” from displaying fake and fraudulent websites. Acknowledging the notice   a spokesperson for Google said it is investigating the issue.   According to Read More…

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French Govt order 28 upgraded Rafale warplanes for $2.3 billion

Dassault Aviation signed a $2.3 billion contract with the French government on Monday for 28 Rafale fighter jets. Photo courtesy Dassault Aviation   France’s government on Monday signed a $2.3 billion contract for 28 Rafale fighter jets from French headquartered Dassault Aviation.   The 28 aircraft, which will include some F4 functionalities, will be delivered Read More…

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Sushil Modi to head GoM to study GST revenue shortfall

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will head the seven-member committee to look into revenue shortfall being faced by the states after the GST roll-out, and suggest steps for augmenting collections, a GST Council notification said.   The GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising state ministers, had on December 22, 2018, Read More…

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BUS strike in Mumbai continued on 6th day

The BEST bus strike in Mumbai , which is now on its sixth day, will continue indefinitely as talks fail between the employee union and the high powered committee appointed by the Bombay High Court.   The committee, comprising Chief Secretary DK Jain, Principal Secretary (Transport) Ashish Singh and Principal Secretary (Urban Development) Manisha Mhaiskar Read More…

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TRAI tightens the loose ends of DTH Operators : A la carte Channels Defined

According to the TRAI note, the maximum retail price (MRP) of a channel on a-la-carte can be viewed in the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) or Menu of their TV screens. “Distribution Platform Operator (DPO) such as cable operators, DTH operators may provide discount on the MRP displayed on the EPG,” TRAI said.   Following this Read More…

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CES 2019 : Products of Technology assisting with emergency preparedness and response displayed

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by Consumer Technology Association   this year also included a conference panel on how technology can help “create more resilient communities” by tackling problems including poverty, health, education, and sustainability.   The exhibits showcased a broad array of “tech for good” services which use robotics, drones, artificial intelligence and the like. Read More…

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Elections bells ringing Raise in SME Limit to 40 lakhs at GST Council meet

In a bid to give relief to small businesses, the GST Council Thursday doubled the limit for exemption from payment of goods and services tax (GST) to Rs 40 lakh and announced that the higher turnover cap of Rs 1.5 crore for availing composition scheme of paying 1 per cent tax will be effective from Read More…