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Service Charge in Hotel Bill? No Need to Pay, Says Govt

The Department of Consumer Affairs has finally woken up to the consumer needs that it has asked the state governments to implement one of the most violated and not followed Act in the country – the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The Act clearly leaves the option of paying tip or service charge to the customer to pay or not. In ...

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Anupam Shrivastava is new BSNL chairman and managing director

Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed the chairman and managing director (CMD) of state-run BSNL from Jan 15, a company statement said here Friday. Shrivastava has been appointed CMD of BSNL for a period of five years or till the time of superannuation at the age of 60 years, it said. “Government is focusing on connecting unconnected people with telecom services ...

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High fructose content in beverages harms soda consumers: Study

Love gulping down cans of beverages or juices to chill out this summer? Think twice as soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they have been led to believe, an alarming research suggests. Beverages and juices made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contain 50 percent more fructose than glucose – a ...

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