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India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

NEW DEHLI, INDIA: India said on Thursday it had asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film... (Videos)

6 Mar 2015 12:33


Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17


Delhi seeks to block Uber app after rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Authorities in Delhi have asked the national government to block the Uber app, saying the cab hailing company is operating illegally in the Indian capital...

26 Feb 2015 12:13


Uber cabbie denies raping Indian passenger

NEW DELHI, INDIA: An Uber taxi driver accused of raping a passenger in the Indian capital denied attacking her, saying he had tried to calm her after she started crying...

4 Feb 2015 08:53


Taking a cue from the Ryanair screen scraping judgment

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Screen scraping is the best way to aggregate web data much faster than a human possibly can. However, is there any such thing known as ethical web scraping?

By Ritesh Sanghani 28 Jan 2015 11:03


New Delhi bans all web taxis after Uber rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: New Delhi has extended a ban on Uber to all web-based taxi services in the Indian capital...

10 Dec 2014 12:19


Website stops workers from slacking at work

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's new right-wing government has begun an online trial to register staff attendance records, in an effort to lower absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy bureaucrats.

9 Oct 2014 09:13


India's 'Peace Force' launches Facebook clean-up mission

MUMBAI, INDIA: Thousands of Indians have joined an online campaign aiming to clean Facebook of content they consider offensive, raising fears they are trying to "morally police" the social networking site.

18 Jun 2014 09:23


Singh hands over Twitter account to Modi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's official prime minister's Twitter handle will be handed over to premier-elect Narendra Modi, according to an official statement a day after the account was reset sparking a furious backlash.

22 May 2014 08:23


Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's biggest Bitcoin trading platform said on its website Friday it had suspended operations after the central bank warned against the risks of using virtual money.

30 Dec 2013 09:28


Top Indian magazine embroiled in sex assault scandal

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's leading investigative news magazine was embroiled in scandal on Thursday after its editor admitted sexually assaulting a colleague and said he would step aside for six months as "penance".

25 Nov 2013 12:07


Counterfeit medicine trade targets Africa's poor

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.

24 Aug 2013 09:25


India's top court postpones Bharti boss hearing

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's highest court has indefinitely postponed a hearing for telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal over corruption allegations involving the allotment of telecom airwaves.

1 May 2013 11:02


MP threatens hunger strike over Playboy

PANAJI, INDIA: An Indian lawmaker has threatened to go on hunger strike if a Playboy nightclub is allowed to open in Goa, claiming it would promote prostitution in the tourist hub.

10 Apr 2013 10:30


Nokia sued in India for unpaid taxes

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Struggling Finnish phone company Nokia said last week the Indian tax officials had demanded the company pay taxes worth US$363m, but a court order has prevent the payment.

2 Apr 2013 06:58


Kingfisher Airline loses licence

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's troubled Kingfisher Airlines has lost its permit to fly after a deadline to renew its suspended licence expired, the national aviation regulator said on Tuesday (1 January).

2 Jan 2013 10:40


India central bank examining Wal-Mart allegations

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India has asked its central bank to examine allegations that US retail giant Wal-Mart has illegally invested in Indian supermarkets since 2010, the Press Trust of India reported Thursday.

22 Oct 2012 07:37


Global experts convene in SA to discuss intellectual property, innovation

South Africa and other developing countries are in hot debate about how best to grow their economies through innovation and the development of intellectual property.

7 Sep 2011 11:17

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