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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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Kabali Video Leaked Ahead of Release?

Several videos are being circulated on online showing few minutes of scenes from Kabali featuring Rajanikanth, slated for official release today in theatres all over the world. A two minute video shows Rajnikanth released from a Malaysian prison, which it claimed was an opening scene of Kabali for those vying for the movie eagerly this morning. It is also said ...

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Ola, Uber on License Roller Coaster Now in Karnataka

For cab aggregators Ola and Uber, the message has finally come from the state transport department which has implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transportation Technology Aggregator Rules 2016 that they would be off-roads unless they seek and get a license. The stat transport commissioner’s office on Saturday issued a statement that said: “Web-based aggregators had to obtain licences to operate cabs ...

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Gujarat High Court Bans 67 Sandmining Units in Gir Lion Sanctuary

Prompted by a PIL, the Gujarat High Court on Thursday ordered immediate shut-down of 67 sandmining units in the vicinity of Gir sanctuary where census of lions was undertaken till Wednesday. The order to ban sandmining in Gir, the only sanctuary for Asiatic lions, came from the two-judge bench of Justice Jayant Patel and Justice GB Shah after a public ...

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Australian Radio DJs’ on Kate Middleton hoax Found Guilty

Australian high court has ruled that the two radio DJs violated the law when they called an Indian nurse at a hospital that was caring for Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. The Indian-born nurse Jacintha Saldana, 46, committed suicide three days later owing to the uproar for answering the prank call from Australia. The prank-call DJs are Mel Greig ...

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Man with electro homoeopathy degree can’t practise allopathy: Court

A Delhi court has dismissed a plea by a man holding a degree for practising electro-homoeopathy who sought the quashing of a magisterial court order that charged him with prescribing allopathic medicines without holding a medical doctor’s qualification. The sessions court’s ruling came while hearing a revision plea filed by electro-homoeopathy practitioner C.P. Singh, seeking quashing of the magisterial court ...

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