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Eminem wins copyright case against New Zealand political party

US rapper Eminem has secured NZ$600,000 ($412,896) in damages from New Zealand’s National Party after the political outfit ripped off his song “Lose Yourself”. Today, October 25, the Wellington High Court handed down its decision, finding that the National Party had infringed Eminem’s copyright by using

US university settles patent infringement dispute with HP

A US university has settled a patent infringement dispute with technology company HP over “ground-breaking” technology. In a notice filed at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee on Thursday, October 19, the University of Tennessee said it and HP had resolved all the

Linking of mobile with Aadhaar: SC denies urgent hearing

The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea challenging a notification of the Department of Telecom (DOT) for mandatory linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar. A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer refused to list the plea tomorrow

HC asks govt if pension has been disbursed to aged people

The Delhi High Court today asked the Delhi Government whether it has disbursed pension to the aged and disabled people who were earlier covered under the schemes of municipal corporations. Justice A K Chawla also asked the government to file a report indicating compliance of

State must acquire private land within fixed time period: HC

The Bombay High Court has observed that the Maharashtra government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cannot hold on to a private plot of land without officially acquiring it within the period stipulated under the Land Acquisition Act. A bench of Justices Riyaz Chagla and