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INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

INDIA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

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