Sunday, 2 April, 2023
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Topic: European Commission

EU antitrust regulators to charge Meta over use of customer data & ads business

The European Commission began an investigation into the social network company in June last year. Britain's competition agency also began an enquiry on the same day.

‘Will improve user safety’: 9 in 10 Indians want uniform mobile chargers, finds survey

Through its national survey across 303 districts, LocalCircles found that the majority of Indian consumers were unhappy that there were different charging cables for different devices.

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen is chief guest at policymaking meet

Ursula von der Leyen will address the inaugural session of this year's Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi on 25 April.

World urgently needs vaccine equity but WTO envoys are going on a summer holiday

When WTO delegates leave Geneva for their August break, they will be pausing their fractious debate over a proposal to waive intellectual-property protections for Covid vaccines until September.

Why Europe’s failure to tame Google’s dominance is a lesson for US

Big fines have little impact on Google. So regulators are increasingly looking for remedies that may change the company’s behaviour and offer consumers more choice.

India-EU Summit deferred over coronavirus threat, Modi cancels trip to Brussels

The summit was scheduled to take place on 13 March to address some of the rising irritants in the relationship.

Nationalist surge hits European Parliament elections as voters reject traditional ruling parties

The traditional centre-left and centre-right parties have lost their combined majority for the first time in four decades at the European Parliament.

Loose lips and FX tips: How chatrooms cost banks $1.2 billion

Instant message groups, where foreign-exchange spot traders login to chat and exchange information, has affected their employers adversely.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.