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Doctor’s liability in medical negligence cases

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Medical malpractice and negligence is a special kind of personal injury case brought against hospitals, Doctors, nurses or other medical professionals. Medical negligence arises from an act or omission by a medical practitioner, which no reasonably competent and careful practitioner would have commi
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AI to present huge opportunity for banks to transform customer experience: Accenture

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 |  Banking General Legal

PUNE: Artificial Intelligence (AI) will present a huge opportunity for banks to transform the customer experience, as per a study was done by consultancy firm Accenture.  The Accenture Banking Technology Vision 2017 finds that bankers believe AI will revolutionise the way banks gather informatio
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Here's how you can save tax in the last 2 days of current FY

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 |  General Legal Taxation & Duty

With only two more days left for the tax saving season to end, for those who still haven't exhausted their section 80C limit of Rs 1.5 lakh per annum, there's a dim hope left. Certain tax savers allow one to invest online with minimum or fewer hassles, all without moving out of your office or home.
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Amenities to employees outside CTC may trigger GST liability

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 |  Taxation & Duty

MUMBAI: An employer-employee relationship is something which is no longer the sole purview of the HR department. Under GST, which is set to be introduced from July 1, the taxman could also be probing into various facets of it. GST would be payable if there is a supply of free goods or services to an
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How WhatsApp encryption works - and why there shouldn't be a backdoor

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 |  Cyber Crime General Legal

A battle between national security and privacy is brewing. Governments and secret services are asking encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp to allow them access to users’ data. Most recently, in the wake of the March attack at Westminster, Amber Rudd, the UK home secretary, said it was una
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CCI clears acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's two brands by ITC

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 |  Corporate Law General Legal

The Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's two brands, 'Savlon' and 'Shower to Shower', by FMCG major ITC. Savlon is an antiseptic brand while Shower To Shower is a personal care product brand. In a tweet today, the Competition Commission of India (CCI)
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Cairn-Vedanta merger gets all approvals except from RBI

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 |  Corporate Law General Legal

Natural resources major Vedanta said on Tuesday it has received all approvals for its merger with subsidiary energy firm Cairn India, except the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) permission for issuing redeemable preference shares to the non-resident shareholders of Cairn. "The company has now receiv
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Trump slams brakes on Obama's climate plan, but there's a long road ahead

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 |  General Legal

Badly looking for a political win that would both fulfill some campaign promises to his political base and satisfy the demands of rank-and-file Republicans in Congress, President Trump on March 28 signed an expansive Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order.  The executive orde
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Celebrities in misleading advertisements may end up in jail

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 9  |    0  |  Consumer Protection General Legal

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A parliamentary panel has recommended some suggestions to impose accountability on celebrities for endorsing products and misleading advertisements. The Consumer Affairs Ministry has moved a draft cabinet which was cleared by the Law Ministry and is due to be cleared in a cabinet meeting in the n
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Flipkart to pay Rs 15,000 for faulty mobile charger

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 |  General Legal

HYDERABAD: A district consumer forum here has directed an online commerce company to pay 15,000 as compensation to a customer for selling him a faulty mobile charger that damaged his phone. The petitioner, Dr Ahmed AQ Irfani, purchased a battery charger via Flipkart in January 2016 for 259
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Airline asked to pay Rs 3 lakh for lost baggage

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 |  General Legal

NEW DELHI: No amount of monetary compensation can pay for the harassment and agony a flyer goes through due to any loss of luggage during travel, the Delhi State Commission for Consumer Disputes has said. It also makes him mentally and psychologically disturbed, said the commission while asking an i
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From I-T returns to phone connections: Aadhaar gets more teeth

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 |  General Legal

The Aadhaar debate is into its final stages. While the Supreme Court is yet to make it mandatory, the government is flexing its muscles by linking various services to it and forcing citizens to fall in line.  The government’s latest salvo comes in the recently-passed Finance Bill -- Unique Identi
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Reliance Industries' unlawful gains case and what the fraud is all about

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 |  Default/Fraud General Legal

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday passed an order against Reliance Industries, the country's second most valuable firm, asking it to disgorge Rs 447 crore made illegally, along with interest of 12 per cent per annum since November 2007. We explain the various a
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EU wants to suspend 300 generic drugs tested by Indian co Micro Therapeutic

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 |  Narcotics

Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the suspension of more than 300 generic drug approvals and drug applications due to "unreliable" tests conducted by Indian contract research firm Micro Therapeutic Research Labs. The decision, announced by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on its
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Demonetisation: Questioning the relevance and legitimacy of note ban

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 |  General Legal

India’s demonetisation, the “notes ban”, began on November 8, 2016. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government announced that all high-denomination notes (500 and 1,000 rupees) in circulation would cease to be legal tender. This was a shock. No hint of such a 1.3 billion-person-wide policy
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Modi govt's push to double solar power capacity could run into land hurdle

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 |  General Legal

The union cabinet decided last month to double India’s solar power generation capacity, from 20 Gw to 40 Gw, by setting up 50 solar parks, which are solar projects with a capacity of 500 Mw or more concentrated in one area. But this additional 20 Gw would mean acquisition of at least 80,000 acre
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No plan to introduce new denomination notes at present: RBI

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KUMBAKONAM (TAMIL NADU): N S Vishwanathan said while speaking at a lecture on 'credit culture and financial system'.  He said NPAs (Non Performing Assets) are affecting the income and profit of banks. Banks cannot escape from the responsibility of controlling NPAs in their balance sheets, he
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Now buy Porsches, Mercs at prices 50% lower than their full-feature variants

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 |  Consumer Protection General Legal

MUMBAI: It perhaps has never been so affordable to own a performance car in India. Iconic German sports car makers Porsche and diesel vehicles displacing more than 2 litres in the National Capital Region was lifted after six months last year, but that led the companies to be prepared for any suc
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India, Saarc countries pull up Pakistan, ask it to pay up $7.85 mn for South Asian University

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 |  General Legal

NEW DELHI: India and six other members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation have pulled up Pakistan, asking it to immediately pay up $7.85 million as its contribution to the South Asian University.  Pakistan is the only member of the SAARC which has not yet contributed a
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New cab aggregators lure peeved drivers to end Uber-Ola duopoly

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 |  General Legal

BENGALURU: A handful of obscure cab aggregators is putting to the test Ola and Uber’s dominance of India’s taxi-app market, seeking an opportunity in the driver unrest that has rocked the two ride-hailing services.  Cabby, TenZillionCabs, Crony Cabs, HiCabs, DropTaxi and even bike taxi start
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