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Sir Henry Maine

Sir Henry Maine was born on August 15, 1822, in Scotland.  He received his education at Christ’s Church and Pembroke College in Cambridge, receiving his degree in 1844.  After serving a time as a tutor and teacher, most notably of civil law at Cambridge, he

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Laws to Protect the Consumer’s Interest

Consumer awareness about their legitimate rights has been constantly growing in recent years. Consumer protection movement is a part of global recognition and concern that consumers are a weak party in buying goods and services as compared to the manufacturers and traders producing and selling them. Ideally, a market

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Air India to hike salaries of permanent employees

NEWS SCAN In a communication to employees today, Air India’s Executive Director A Jayachandran said in view of last fiscal’s operating profit, “it has been decided that yearly increment rate for all categories of permanent employees of Air India and its employees posted in subsidiaries will

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Supreme Court order puts 42% liquor biz in limbo

NEWS SCAN After raising a toast to road safety in their campaigns for years, global drinks giants Diageo and Pernod Ricard have fallen silent on last month’s Supreme Court order banning liquor outlets and bars on national and state highways. The reason: They, along with other Indian distillers, are probably bracing for

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P to P FILE SHARING UNDER INDIAN COPYRIGHT LAW

It’s an intriguing truth that Copyright law is entwined with the online file shar-ing technologies, both shares an immense relationship whether worse or good.  An early scrimmage between the U.S government and file sharing technologies like Napster (1999), FastTrack/KaZaA, WinMX, LimeWire, and Bit-Torrent (2001) has