Decision in Oracle’s favour will limit consumers’ freedom: Google

Reading Time: 2 minutes San Francisco, Aug 8 (IANS) As Google and Cloud major Oracle look forward to the US Supreme Court hearing on October 7 into a decade-long copyright legal battle, the search engine giant has filed a supplemental brief to augment its position, saying a decision in Oracles favour would limit consumers freedom to use technologies on a range of devices.

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New India-led insurers not to be majorly hit by Kozhikode crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The public sector New India Assurance Company Ltd-led consortium which insured the Air India’s fleet of about 170 aircrafts, including the ill-fated Air India Express plane that crashed at Kozhikode, may not be hit hard by the claims owing to reinsurance cover, said industry experts.

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’11 states yet to start free food distribution under PMGKAY-2.0′

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said that nearly 62 per cent of the foodgrain for July quota under the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY-2.0) has been distributed among 49.87 crore beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) but 11 states and UTs have not yet started free distribution of foodgrain in July.

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