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EU launches probe into Amazon over data use

Says it gets undue edge over rivals The European Union’s powerful antitrust authority launched an in-depth investigation into Amazon on Wednesday, amid suspicions the U.S.-based internet behemoth misuses merchant data hosted on its website. The formal investigation opens a new chapter in the European Union’s campaign to address the dominance …

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Malaysia’s ‘Phoenix’ is breaking barriers

Hijab-clad wrestler uses sophisticated moves to take on her male opponents A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as “Phoenix” cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world. Dressed in flame-patterned trousers, a black and orange hijab and top, Nor …

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ICJ tells Pakistan to review Jadhav trial

However diplomats said that ordering Mr. Jadhav’s release was never really an expectation from the ICJ. “This was a big victory, and as much as India would have hoped for at this stage,” said Gautam Bambawale, explaining that “the ICJ never gives directions beyond its authority as it cannot implement …

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Judiciary should revisit conventional wisdom: CJI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said great institutions like the judiciary should be on their guard against the “wicked and the vile,” who work in their dark recesses to weaken them in a deceptive manner. The Chief Justice was speaking at the inauguration of the state-of-the-art Additional …

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Dam Safety Bill gets nod from CCEA

It is set to be reintroduced in Parliament after several unsuccessful bids to clear it The Centre is set to introduce the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 in Parliament after it was cleared by the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday. A version of the Bill was first …

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Bill to revamp medical education cleared

National Exit Test must for practice In a move to bring sweeping changes to the medical education sector, the Centre plans to introduce the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in this session of Parliament and repeal the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The Union Cabinet approved a revised version of …

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