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US introduces legislation on trade secret thefts

US introduces legislation on trade secret thefts

Allegations of intellectual property stealing by China

US Senate unanimously passes Bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

US Senate unanimously passes Bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

Washington: The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to...Read More

Japan court rejects payout for sterilised ‘eugenics’ victims

Japan court rejects payout for sterilised ‘eugenics’ victims

After Tuesday’s ruling, a supporter of the plaintiffs — two women who were seeking compensation of 71.5 million yen (USD 650,000) in tota...Read More

Large companies should look beyond CSR mandate, at sustainable ways, says WBCSD’s Rodney Irwin

Large companies should look beyond CSR mandate, at sustainable ways, says WBCSD’s Rodney Irwin

Mumbai: The legislation asking large companies to spend two per cent of their profit on corporate social responsibility (CSR) is apprecia...Read More

Bills introduced in House and Senate to remove per-country green card limits

Bills introduced in House and Senate to remove per-country green card limits

Washington: Powerful lawmakers in the US House of Representatives and the Senate have introduced identical legislations, which if  passed...Read More

VHP organises ‘Dharam Sabha’ in Jammu, pledges to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya

VHP organises ‘Dharam Sabha’ in Jammu, pledges to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Jammu: The Vishva Hindu Parishad on Sunday organised a ‘Dharam Sabha’ in Jammu where a top Hindu religious leader called for a legislatio...Read More

Dowry deaths account for substantial share of female homicides in India, claims Report

Dowry deaths account for substantial share of female homicides in India, claims Report

United Nations: Dowry deaths continue to account for a substantial share of all female homicides in India despite legislation prohibiting...Read More

UP Assembly passes stringent crime control bill amid opposition walkout

UP Assembly passes stringent crime control bill amid opposition walkout

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Assembly today passed a stringent bill to curb organsied crime and deal strictly with those trying to foment t...Read More

Bill to amend Indian Forest Act tabled in Lok Sabha

Bill to amend Indian Forest Act tabled in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A legislation to amend the Indian Forest Act to exempt felling and transportation of bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the...Read More

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Delhi may be among few states to ratify GST bill

New Delhi : The AAP government is all set to place the GST Bill for ratification before the Delhi Assembly during its four-day session be...Read More

Canada’s doctor-assisted suicide law passes final hurdle

Canada’s doctor-assisted suicide law passes final hurdle

Ottawa: Canada’s Senate has voted to pass legislation allowing the terminally ill to end their life with a doctor’s assistance, clearing ...Read More

Banning beef in name of cow protection

Banning beef in name of cow protection

The 1995 amendment to the Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act, 1975, is a clear example of the BJP enacting a law to prevent beef-eating ...Read More

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Anti-hijacking Bill provides death penalty to offenders

Anti-hijacking Bill providing for death penalty to offenders in case of death of hostage or security personnel gets Lok Sabha nod

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Higher payment to farmers for land acquisition: Govt

New Delhi : Farmers who parted with their land for highway projects are to get enhanced compensation under the new land acquisition law i...Read More

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HC to hear petitions challenging beef ban in Maha from Dec 5

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it would start hearing from December 5 all the petitions challenging the constitutional v...Read More

NCW proposes, and govt readily obliges

NCW proposes, and govt readily obliges

Blanket ban likely on NRIs, foreigners having kids through surrogacy 

Greece passes second crucial bailout bill

Greece passes second crucial bailout bill

Athens : Greece’s parliament  passed legislation on a second batch of reforms needed to help unlock a huge international bailout for the ...Read More

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Pak parliamentary panel to discuss Hindu marriage law

Hindu community in Pakistan is living without a marriage law since 1947

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Frustrated by Rs 20,495 cr tax demand on Cairn India: Vedanta

Mumbai : With its subsidiary Cairn India facing Rs 20,495-crore tax notice, billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group today said it is “...Read More

Only court will decide Ayodhya issue: AIMPLB

Only court will decide Ayodhya issue: AIMPLB

New Delhi : Ayodhya issue cannot be resolved by bringing a legislation and would be decided only by court, All India Muslim Personal Law ...Read More

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