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Fridays for Future: How Students From Across India Protested Against Climate Change Today

Today, in an effort to fight against theĀ ‘Global Climate Strike’, students in over 2000 cities around the world organised a campaign. It was one of a kind. The campaign is an attempt to raise voice against global inaction and apathy towards climate change. The Global Climate Strike, which took several Indian cities by a storm today, will continue till September ... Read More »

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production. Members including France, Finland and Mexico, say they will end the use of coal before 2030. Ministers hope to have 50 countries signed up by the time of the next major UN conference in Poland next year. However some important ... Read More »

RBI Denies Taking Action Against Cancelling Axis Bank’s Licence

Amid rumours that India’s third biggest private sector lender- Axis Bank could lose its licence over alleged money laundering activities involving the suspended employees, the Reserve Bank of India clarified that it has not initiated any action to cancel the banking licence of Axis Bank. “The Reserve Bank of India today clarified that it has not initiated any action to ... Read More »

Loans Against Property Pose Increasing Risks: Moody’s

New Delhi: Moody’s Investors Service on Friday said the overall asset profile of property retail loan portfolio of banks is stable although risks are rising in the non-traditional loan against property segment. “Growth in loan against property (LAP) loans has outpaced overall retail credit growth in recent years, but relatively loose underwriting practices and a tightening in credit following India’s ... Read More »

Apple Asks US Supreme Court to Rule Against Samsung Over Patents

Apple Inc on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a case over smartphone design patents. The world’s top smartphone rivals have been feuding over patents since 2011, when Apple sued Samsung in a northern California court alleging infringement of ... Read More »

EU Files Fresh Antitrust Charges Against Google

The European Union filed new antitrust charges against Google on Thursday, piling pressure on the US tech giant over the alleged abuse of its market dominance. Brussels targeted the Silicon Valley firm’s advertising business, saying it had restricted some websites from displaying ads from Google’s competitors. The EU also beefed up its charge sheet in an earlier case against Google ... Read More »

Huawei Has Filed New Patent Suit Against Samsung, Reveals Chinese Court

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed another patent lawsuit against smartphone rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in China, adding to the legal battle between the two Asian electronics giants. Quanzhou intermediate people’s court spokesman Wang Zhiwei told Reuters the court accepted the case recently but did not provide further details, including what infringements Huawei is claiming in the lawsuit and ... Read More »

Qualcomm Files 17 New Lawsuits in China Courts Against Cellphone Maker Meizu

Qualcomm Inc has filed 17 fresh Lawsuits in China In opposition to Meizu Technology Co, stepping up its war with the Chinese Phone maker after the two have been unable to attain a licensing accord inside the US tech large’s biggest marketplace. The patent infringement Lawsuits by using Qualcomm, submitted to intellectual belongings courts in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday, ... Read More »

Delhi Chief Minister Warns of Strict Action Against Ola, Uber

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday warned of “strict action” against app-based taxis, including cancellation of permits and impounding of vehicles, for charging fares more than the rates prescribed by the government. “Strict action, including permit cancellation and impounding of vehicles, will be taken against app-based taxis which charge fares more than government-prescribed rates (sic),” Kejriwal said in a tweetMonday. ... Read More »

Freedom 251: FIR Against Ringing Bells Premature, Says Allahabad High Court

In a major relief to the makers of ‘Freedom 251’ smartphone, the Allahabad High Court on Friday said the FIR filed against the Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. – the Noida-based firm that created a global buzz afterannouncing the launch of the controversial smartphone in February – seemed premature. A division bench comprising Justices B.K. Narayan and R.N. Mishra ordered that ... Read More »