LEGAL IMPORTANCE OF GSI AND IBM IN CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MINES

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The Ministry of Mines is responsible for policy in relation to mineral wealth of the country (excepting coal and petroleum minerals and atomic minerals), and for the regulation of mines and minerals to the extent provided by legislation of Parliament.  The guiding legislation in this respect is the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.  The… Read more »

TRIPS AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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INTRODUCTION Thomas Jefferson quoted, “If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of thinking power called an idea”[1]. But the technological advances of the modern times have not even left this one thing free. Even thinking processes are being commercialised and converted into intellectual… Read more »

HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO INFORMATION

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ORIGIN and Meaning of  RIGHT TO INFORMATION Our country is a democratic country and the persons who runs our Democratic  Government are elected by the people of India . People of India elect them by exercising their voting rights in General election. So the persons running our DEMOCRATIC Government actually derive their powers to run the… Read more »

NEED FOR AMALGAMATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION WITH CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE

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By: V.G.Ranganath During ancient time arbitration, conciliation and mediation were the means of settlement of disputes outside the formal legal system. In Ramayana, Angadha, the son of Vali approached Ravana and delivered the message of Lord Rama to opt the path of peaceful settlement. In Mahabhartha, Lord Sri Krishna endeavoured to mediate between the Pandavas… Read more »

Mobile Banking

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INTRODUCTION  Mobile Banking is the hottest area of development in the banking sector and is expected to replace the credit/debit card system in future. In past two years, mobile banking users have increased three times if we compare the use of either debit card or credit card. Moreover 85-90% mobile users do not own credit… Read more »

Indian Law on Rape as a Criminal Offence

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Indian law treats rape as a criminal offence. It falls under criminal law in India. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) defines rape as intentional, unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman, without her permission. Section 375, of the Indian Penal Code provides that a man having sexual intercourse with a woman amounts to rape, in following… Read more »

Intellectual Property Rights and The Challenges to Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

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The Indian pharmaceutical industry has changed remarkably over the last 50years, from being traders in imported drugs in the fifties, to major bulk drug producers by the eighties. During this transitional period Indian pharmaceutical units have learnt the technology of bulk drug production by their own research and adaptation, and today they produce more than… Read more »

STUDY ON COPYRIGHT PIRACY IN INDIA

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COPYRIGHT PIRACY: THE BACKGROUND Introduction The world today has entered into an era of instant communication. A person sitting in the remotest corner of India can enjoy live performance taking place in the far away places like America or Africa, thanks to electronic (parallel) media. Telephone and fax have made it possible to communicate oral… Read more »