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Apple Declines Invite to EU Hearing, Cites Appeal Against EU Tax Order

iPhone maker Apple has turned down an invitation to an EU lawmakers’ hearing, saying it does not want to prejudice its challenge to an EU order to pay up to EUR 13 billion ($15 billion or around Rs. 1.01 lakh crores) in back taxes to Ireland. A European Parliament committee is holding the hearing on tax evasion on June 21. In a letter to the committee ... Read More »

Malta Finance Regulator Warns Against Crypto Margin Trading Site

Malta’s government has released a new warning about a cryptocurrency margin trading site. StocksBTC claims on its website to be registered with the agency and to have a physical location in the country. That’s not true, according to the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), prompting it to issue a warning Thursday to investors about the service. In addition, the MFSA noted that StocksBTC “appears to ... Read More »

Finance Ministry cautions against bitcoin, says ‘virtual currencies are like ponzi schemes’

The Ministry of Finance has cautioned people against investing in virtual currencies and compared them to ponzi schemes. “There has been a phenomenal increase in recent times in the price of Virtual ‘Currencies’ (VCs) including bitcoin, in India and globally. The VCs don’t have any intrinsic value and are not backed by any kind of assets. The price of bitcoin and ... Read More »

Conservatives go against principles by meddling in education

Almost every public policy area gets caught up in federal tax plans, including education. That should not be: The Constitution only gives the federal government specific, enumerated powers, and the feds aren’t supposed to make policy unrelated to those. As conservatives have often pointed out, education is not mentioned in that document at all. So why are some conservatives trying to ... Read More »

Oxford University students unhappy with the elite scholar gowns, vote against it

An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates with scholarships or better scores wearing scholars’ gowns during examinations. Representative image – Image source: brookes.ac.uk An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates ... Read More »

Nokia files even more patent lawsuits against Apple

Nokia has filed new patent infringement lawsuits against Apple on Thursday, a day after it weighed in on a licensing dispute with the company by filing claims in Germany and the U.S. On Wednesday, the Finland-based mobile network vendor filed lawsuits in three German courts and two lawsuits in a Texas court, leveling infringement claims against Apple on the widely ... Read More »

AMT Hyundai models to emerge as strong competitor against Maruti cars with AGS

Since many years now, Maruti Suzuki has been the undisputable market leader in terms of sales. Korean automaker, Hyundai Motors has been the only one who has managed to claim the second spot on the podium and compete strongly against the Indian automaker. Maruti Suzuki has been the first one to introduce the AMT (known as AGS) concept to India, ... Read More »

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During the drug abuse prevention campaign, the Delhi government would also conduct different activities such as short movie screenings, quizzes and interactive sessions  for students. Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse for students RELATED STORIES DU adopts UGC amendments: Can cause job losses JNU looking for stronger collaboration with NDA, says VC Dr M Jagadesh Kumar IIT Bombay ... Read More »

Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse by students

During the drug abuse prevention campaign, the Delhi government would also conduct different activities such as short movie screenings, quizzes and interactive sessions  for students. Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse for students RELATED STORIES DU adopts UGC amendments: Can cause job losses JNU looking for stronger collaboration with NDA, says VC Dr M Jagadesh Kumar IIT Bombay ... Read More »

Delhi: Web portal launched for complaint against private schools

People can register their complaints against private schools pertaining to fee hike and others issues at doepvt.delhi.gov.in, and within 15 days, grievances will be resolved by district education officers concerned, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. The link for the portal will also be available on the Directorate of education (DOE) website edudel.nic.in, said Deputy Chief Minister. In picture Deputy ... Read More »