Health minister deceived people and House: Sudheeran

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister K K Shylaja Teacher is hoodwinking the people of the state and the House in connection with collection of capitation fee by self-financing managements, KPCC president V M Sudheeran alleged here on Friday. “On Friday, the Health Minister had told the Assembly that capitation fee is being collected in self-financing colleges. And this is what [...]

Kochi corporation to strictly implement plastic bag norms from Saturday

Kochi: The Kochi corporation will strictly enforce the regulations on the usage of plastic in the city from Saturday. The corporation informed that plastic bags below 50 microns have been completely banned and legal action will be taken against those who violate the rule. Authorities warned that stern action would be taken against those who purchase items in [...]

Kerala Blasters all set for 2016 edition

Had it not been for Edel Bete’s fingertips, Kerala Blasters would have celebrated a famous triumph in the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League. Kerala Blasters fought their way to the final against Atletico de Kolkata, came agonisingly close but eventually lost to a last minute goal against their Kolkata rivals. Had everything gone according to the [...]

Russia tells Pak to take steps to stop terror activities

New Delhi: The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday asked both India and Pakistan not to aggravate the situation along the Line of Control (LoC). In a statement issued in Moscow, the ministry said that Russia was concerned with the aggravation of tension between India and Pakistan along LoC. “We are calling on the parties not [...]

Petrol price hiked by 36 paise/litre, diesel cut by 7 paise

New Delhi: Petrol price was today hiked by 36 paise a litre, the third increase in two months, but that of diesel was cut by 7 paise per litre in line with international trends. Petrol will cost Rs 64.57 a litre in Delhi from midnight tonight as against Rs 64.21 currently. Similarly, diesel will cost Rs 52.52 a litre as compared [...]

Kochi: Journalists prevented by lawyers from covering legal … – DNA

A group of lawyers on Friday prevented eight legal correspondents from covering Kerala High Court proceedings in Kochi, forcing the law enforcement agencies to throw a ring of protection around the scribes and lead them to safety. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon when the correspondents, including three women journalists, were covering proceedings in the [...]

Why media went to the Kerala high court after two months

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Supreme Court Ruling On Casino Tax Worries Bensalem Leaders

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) — A recent Supreme Court ruling has municipalities like Bensalem concerned. The State Supreme Court says the “host fee,” a $10 million minimum of the local share assessment that is paid to municipalities, is an unfair tax, as it ends up being a higher percentage on casinos with lower revenue. Bensalem Mayor Joe DiGirolemo [...]

Supreme Court Should Make Decision That Upholds That Congress, Not Agencies, Should Make Criminal Law

As the United States Supreme Court begins its new term next Monday, one of the first cases it will hear is Salman v. United States, a significant criminal case involving insider trading, one of the murkiest areas of criminal law. In 2004, Bassam Salman, a grocery wholesaler, received valuable inside information from his brother-in-law-to-be Michael [...]

What investors need to know about the Supreme Court term starting …

In Salman v. United States, the high court must decide: Does a person who leaks inside information have to receive a tangible personal benefit for someone who trades on the tip to be liable for insider trading? Two years ago, a ruling from the New York–based Second Circuit in United States v. Newman “raised the [...]

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