Day: September 10, 2021

Judge loosens Apple’s grip on app store in Epic decision

SAN RAMON, Calif. — A federal judge ordered Apple to dismantle part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run app store, threatening one of the iPhone maker’s biggest moneymakers. It could potentially also save app developers billions of dollars that could encourage them to lower the prices […]

As flights resume, plight of Afghan allies tests Biden’s vow

WASHINGTON — Evacuation flights have resumed for Westerners, but thousands of at-risk Afghans who had helped the United States are still stranded in their homeland with the U.S. Embassy shuttered, all American diplomats and troops gone and the Taliban now in charge. With the United States and Taliban […]

Explainer: How Indian farmers’ protest turned into a country-wide movement

NEW DELHI, Sept 9 – A group of influential farmer leaders ratcheted up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to roll back three new farm laws by organising a mammoth rally in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh last week. After the successful mass meeting – the […]

Factbox: Five facts about Japan prime minister hopeful Taro Kono

TOKYO, Sept 10 – Japan’s popular minister of administrative affairs, Taro Kono, on Friday formally announced his candidacy to lead the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and become the next prime minister. Kono, also charged with Japan’s vaccine roll-out, is the third candidate to throw his hat into the ring […]

PM Modi came to power by making false promises: Dotasra

Jaipur, Sep 10:  Rajasthan Congress president Govind Singh Dotasra targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, saying he came to power by making false promises. Speaking at an event held to mark 50 years of the victory of the Indian Army during Bangladesh’s war for independence, Dotasra stressed […]

CBDT issues clarification regarding carry forward of losses in case of change in shareholding due to strategic disinvestment

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 10: Finance Act, 2021 has amended section 72A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) to inter alia provide that in case of an amalgamation of a public sector company (PSU) which ceases to be a PSU (erstwhile public sector company), as part of strategic disinvestment, with one […]

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