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Europe trade deal could hit Indian generic drugs

MUMBAI, India - (AP) It took two years of secret suffering and gut-wrenching diarrhea to make Lumkile Sizila face the fact that he had HIV. Fortunately, there was something Sizila, who lives in Cape Town, could do about it. South Africa, home to 5.7 million HIV-positive people more than any other...

Experts: India becoming dumping ground for e-waste

NEW DELHI - (APINTL) An environmental group warned Tuesday that India was fast becoming a dumping ground for electronic waste and asked the government to frame stringent laws to control illegal trade and its recycling. India generates up to 385,800 tons of electronic waste every year equal to 110...

India rejects Vedanta's bauxite mining project

NEW DELHI, India - (AP) India on Tuesday refused permission to a London-based company to mine bauxite for its alumina refinery in the country's east, citing violations of environmental and human rights laws. The company, Vedanta Resources, set up an alumina refinery in Orissa state in 2008 hoping...

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox

B razil R ussia I ndia C hina Laws Toolbox Welcome to LexisNexis B.R.I.C.Laws toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the new emerging economic bloc composed of the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the People’s Republic of China.) The BRIC nations...

The Future of Privacy Standards in India

The International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski - Privacy, Competition and Data Protection By: Pamela Jones Harbour , Kamlesh Bajaj, Vinayak Godse and Robin Layton View as a PDF The Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Fulbright & Jaworski co-hosted a presentation on India's...

EB-2 Visas for China and India Move Five Months and Other Immigration Law Updates

Jump to section on: July Visa Bulletin; EB-2 for China and India Move Five Months Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's E-Verify Requirement Supreme Court Remands Hazelton Immigration Law Challenge to Third Circuit Alabama Enacts Toughest State Immigration Law Yet E-Verify Launches...

August 31 Amnesty Deadline for Indian Bank Accounts

DOJ and IRS Pair Up to Target Indian Off-Shore Bank Accounts at HSBC View Media Anyone with an off-shore bank or brokerage account in India who has not yet reported the account on his or her tax return has until August 31, 2011 to take advantage of a U.S. government-sponsored amnesty program...

India Adopts New Privacy and Security Rules for Personal Information

By Scott M. Hobby, Charles F. Hollis III, Derek C. Johnston, John B. Miller Jr. and Peter C. Quittmeyer and Timothy R. Dodson Excerpt : 2011 Emerging Issues 5837 SUMMARY: The Indian government recently adopted new information technology rules. The Rules impose India's first significant...

Indian Patronage Subverts the Rule of Law

No country is immune from patronage systems and the related endemic corruption. In the United States, the term "Tammany Hall" brings to mind governmental benevolence dispensed on an uneven playing field in exchange for money or favors. Even today, there are large municipalities run by machines...

Human Rights Violations Served With Tea

Imagine you were born the child of a tea plucker on a plantation in India. Your parents are functional illiterates who work long hours for less than USD $2 per day to feed the family. If your family is lucky, you will be able to eat just enough to live but remain malnourished. If one of the unfortunate...

Rights group: India's Maoist fight hurts activists

NEW DELHI (AP) - For more than 15 years, activist Himanshu Kumar worked to bring food and health programs to the largely tribal areas of the Indian state of Chattisgarh, the epicenter of a Maoist rebellion against the government. But in 2009, when he loudly complained about Full version (available...

We Still Don't Punish Contractors for Slavery on U.S. Bases

By Samir Goswami U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though President Obama this year pledged to crack down on...

Sumeet Kachwaha on the New Challenges and Opportunities for India in Bilateral Investment Treaties

by Sumeet Kachwaha Excerpt: In the early 1990's India was confronted with a very bleak fiscal scenario. It took a bold decision to move away from its socialist path and embrace economic reform, liberalise the economy and attract foreign investment. As part of this effort, India entered into...