HC to examine issue of preventive detention as it curtains person's liberty

Jul 16 2018 | 3 hrs ago

Taking note of several cases where persons were arrested or taken into preventive custody as there were "no guidelines", the Delhi High Court has decided to examine the issue saying such instances curtailed the liberty of an individual.

Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland

Jul 16 2018 | 4 hrs ago

Thousands of workers will walk off the job on Tuesday at Amazon warehouses in Germany to demand better working conditions, joining colleagues in Spain and Poland in taking action that coincides with a major sales promotion.

Customs admin need to use IT to facilitate trade, check revenue loss: CBIC

Jul 16 2018 | 4 hrs ago

Customs administration across the globe will have to harness modern technology, like Artificial Intelligence and IoT, to facilitate cross border trade and to check tax evasion, CBIC Chairperson S Ramesh said.

Congress will introduce laws to protect lawyers, journalists: Sachin Pilot

Jul 16 2018 | 8 hrs ago

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the party will introduce laws for protecting advocates, lawyers and journalists if voted to power in the assembly polls later this year.

Elon Musk denies being top donor to Republican committee

Jul 15 2018

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has denied of being a top donor to a Republican political action committee (PAC).

Dell partners with Chakr Innovation to curb air pollution

Jul 15 2018

With the aim of creating awareness about rising air pollution levels, technology major Dell organised an experimental event in collaboration with tech start-up Chakr Innovation which converts diesel soot into ink (POINK) through their retro-fit emission control device for diesel generators.

Re-designate commercial, mixed use and residential areas in Delhi for clarity, CAIT urges Puri

Jul 15 2018

An organisation representing the interests of traders has asked Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to re-designate the commercial, mixed land use and residential areas in Delhi for clarity on their status.

Niti Aayog working on proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy: Kumar

Jul 15 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog is working on a proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy in order to extend the benefits to people using piped natural gas and biofuels for cooking purposes, a top official said.

Citizens should pressurize government for effective policy-making: Debroy

Jul 13 2018

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman Bibek Debroy said on Friday that citizens should exert pressure on the government for effective policy-making and their conclusive implementation.

Commerce ministry working on national integrated logistic policy

Jul 13 2018

The commerce and industry ministry is working on a national integrated logistics policy which will focus on increasing the warehousing capacity, an official statement said.

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