Apex court hears airport workers’ plea against mass transfer

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Thursday heard a plea by over 1,600 Mumbai airport workers against their mass transfer to smaller airports following privatisation.

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Top judges to hear lawsuits against judicial corruption

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Thursday decided to continue hearing two lawsuits seeking a thorough probe into charges of corruption against some judges of the higher judiciary, an issue that had raised concerns across the nation.

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Court extends retirement scheme for AAI employees

NEW DELHI - The Delhi High Court Thursday extended by three months the deadline for a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for Airports Authority of India (AAI) employees.

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Pfizer to settle $89 Million Proposed Class Action over false sales practice for Celebrex and Bextra

PfizerA federal court in San Francisco has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement Fund of $89 million with Pfizer Inc. (”Pfizer”) about the marketing of the prescription drugs Bextra and Celebrex.

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Class action status denied to train derailment lawsuit

train-derailment-class-action-suitFederal judge Richard Haik has ruled Monday on lawsuits against Birmingham Northern Santa Fe railway in last year’s train derailment that forced evacuations in Lafayette. The case will not move forward as a class action suit.

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Norton(anti-virus) agrees to settle class action over unlawful termination of subscription time

NortonThis lawsuit against Symantec Corp. (”Symantec”) alleges that Symantec, the company that sells Norton computer and Internet security products, has an unlawful policy of terminating subscription time of certain customers who purchased upgrades, without providing a credit or refund for unused subscription time, and that Symantec fails to disclose this policy.

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Former General Re senior vice president faces sentencing in accounting fraud scandal

Defendant in reinsurance fraud faces sentencing

HARTFORD, Conn. — A former executive of Connecticut-based General Re Corp. is to be sentenced for his role in an accounting scandal that authorities say cost shareholders of American International Group Inc. more than $500 million.

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Pakistani sentenced to life for passing defence secrets to ISI

HYDERABAD - A city court Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment a Pakistani national for passing on vital Indian defence secrets to Pakistan and for criminal conspiracy.

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Bankruptcy trial tries to unravel who is responsible for collapse of ritzy Montana resort

Founders of ritzy Montana club trade accusations

MISSOULA, Mont. — The founders of the Yellowstone Club are trading blame over who is responsible for the financial collapse of the Montana haven for the rich that has fallen more than $400 million into debt.

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Environmental groups sue feds, claiming expansion of drilling in NM threatens air quality

BLM, Forest Service sued over air pollution in NM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Environmentalists claim in a lawsuit that federal agencies violated the law by approving plans that would expand oil and gas development in New Mexico’s San Juan Basin — one of the nation’s largest natural gas fields.

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