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Temporarily Halt Rupee-Denominated Bond Issuance: SEBI

NEWS SCAN Markets regulator SEBI on Thursday directed Indian companies to “temporarily” stop issuing of rupee-denominated bonds till the total utilisation of corporate debt issuance limit by foreign entities falls below a certain threshold. Putting in certain restrictions on Foreign Portfolio Investments (FPIs) in purchase

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SC quashes appointment of 1.78 lakh teachers in UP

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: In a major set back to 1.78 lakh “Shiksha Mitras” whose jobs were regularised as teachers in junior schools in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed their appointment for not holding adequate qualifications as fixed by Centre under Right of Children

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Privacy of personal data part of right to life: Centre to SC

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: A week after saying that privacy was a ‘common law right’, the Centre on Friday emphatically told the Supreme Court that privacy of personal data of internet and social network users is embedded in the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution.

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Thai Supreme Court convicts opposition leader for defaming PM

NEWS SCAN Thailand’s Supreme Court sentenced opposition leader Jatuporn Prompan to one year in prison for defaming Thailand’s current prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. Jatuporn, a leader of the “red shirt” opposition party, which supports two of Thailand’s formerly ousted prime ministers, was convicted [Reuters report] for calling Abhisit a “murderer”