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World Peace And Universal Understanding

The noble cause of world peace and universal understanding is extremely dear to my heart. From my early childhood, the writings and speeches of  Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru have greatly influenced my thinking and in particular my views on world peace and universal understanding. In his

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New data retention laws enacted in Australia

Australia’s Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015, data retention laws requiring companies to keep records and information, gets into effect. The law requires telecommunications providers to maintain records of acount holders, sources of communications, destinations of communications, date and time of communications,

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Copyrighting Genetic Information

As science and technology continues to envelop almost every sphere of human life, it has even come to redefine the sacrosanct cycle of birth and life. The perfect example lies in the entire gamut of genetically engineered organisms and the possibilities attached therewith. In order

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Humour – Amazing Argument

Lawyer: “Now that you have been acquitted, will you tell me truly? Did you steal the car?” Client: “After hearing your amazing argument in court this morning, I’m beginning to think I didn’t.”  

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HC extends tenure of panel to probe housing scam

The bench of Justices Abhay Oka and V L Achilya, Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to extend the tenure of the panel appointed to probe the alleged irregularities in allotment of flats under the Chief Minister’s discretionary housing quota since 1982 till

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Washington Post correspondent convicted for Espionage by Iran Court

An Iranian Revolutionary Court on Monday convicted  Washington Post  correspondent Jason Rezaian, approximately two months after the end of his trial. Rezaian was accused of espionage for allegedly collecting confidential information, handing it to hostile governments and acting against national security. However, it is still not clear  on exactly what

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Centre, Delhi govt to reply on Uber plea – HC

A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath, Delhi High Court asked the Centre and the Delhi Government – AAP to file their response to the plea raised by Uber stating that the authorities be restrained from interfering in its operation in