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Reliance Industries Partners Consider Joining Arbitration In $1.55 Billion Gas Row

New Delhi: Reliance Industries’ partners are considering joining the arbitration that the Mukesh Ambani-run firm is planning to initiate against the government for slapping a $1.55 billion demand for “unfairly enriching” by producing natural gas belonging to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd, which holds a 10 per cent interest in Reliance Industries-operated KG-DWN-98/3 or KG-D6 ... Read More »

Factory Output Contracts For The Third Month In A Row

Factory output in January contracted for the third straight month, in an indication that the manufacturing sector continues to struggle with sluggish demand and overcapacity. According to data released on Friday, factory output — measured by Index of Industrial Production (IIP) –  contracted 1.5 per cent in January. The higher-than-expected decline was on account of the sharp de-growth in capital ... Read More »

Facebook Executive Released in Brazil After WhatsApp Data Access Row

Facebook’s vice president for Latin America was released Wednesday, a day after being arrested for refusing to hand over WhatsApp messages to the police investigating a drugs case. Judge Ruy Pinheiro, in Sergipe state, ruled overnight that the detention of Diego Dzodan in Sao Paulo on Tuesday had amounted to “unlawful coercion.” “It seems to me that the extreme measure ... Read More »

UN Human Rights Chief Warns of Implications of Apple-FBI Row

An FBI demand that Apple unlock an iPhone risks setting a dangerous precedent that could have a chilling effect on human rights, the United Nations rights chief warned Friday. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein’s intervention came after Apple’s largest rivals backed the tech giant’s bid to resist the US government demand seeking to access the iPhone used by one of the ... Read More »