Court rejects Competition Bureau’s appeal to block Rogers’ takeover of Shaw

Business·BreakingCanada’s Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the Competition Bureau’s request to block the takeover of Shaw by Rogers, a decision that removes one of the final hurdles standing in the way of the $20-billion merger from going ahead.Only thing standing in way of deal now is ministerial approvalPete Evans · CBC News · Posted:…Continue Reading

Judge rejects former mayor’s claim that election rival buttered up voters with pastries

British ColumbiaIn this story about allegations of electoral misconduct, there are no wild conspiracy theories about supercomputers changing votes, bags of ballots being tossed in the trash or thousands of dead people voting. Instead, it centres on six cinnamon buns and a bit of local gossip.Former mayor Lorraine Michetti cited pastry purchases in bid to…Continue Reading

ECP rejects three petitions filed by PTI ahead of Punjab by-election

Image showing a sign outside of the Election Commission of Pakistan. — ECP websiteThe election commission issues written verdict.Rejects all applications filed by PTI leader Omar Ayub.Pleas were related to polling agents, voters’ list.ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday rejected three petitions filed by PTI for the upcoming by-polls scheduled to be held…Continue Reading

SIAC rejects Future Group’s plea to terminate the arbitration proceedings

Passing an order on the Kishore Biyani-led group’s plea, the SIAC said it will continue with the arbitration proceedings, which are in the stage of final hearings Topics Future Group | Amazon The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on Tuesday rejected the Future Group’s plea to terminate the arbitration proceedings initiated by e-commerce major amazon against the…Continue Reading

HC rejects plea seeking contacts of raid team in drugs case

‘Revealing numbers may cause prejudice to the security of officers and expose identity of secret informers’ ‘Revealing numbers may cause prejudice to the security of officers and expose identity of secret informers’ The Delhi High Court has rejected a plea seeking to reveal contact numbers of Delhi police officers who conducted a raid and arrested…Continue Reading

MUMBAI: Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday ruled out any alliance with All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), the ‘BJP’s B-Team’, and called it a conspiracy by the opposition to defame Shiv Sena, which leads the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, and its Hindutva. Lashing out at RSS and BJP for describing his party as Janab…Continue Reading

Vladimir Putin listens to his defence minister during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. Moscow wants guarantees from the West that NATO won’t allow Ukraine and other former Soviet countries to join as members. Photo: AP Live news updates: There is a growing Russian military presence at Ukraine’s borders, Western countries warned on…Continue Reading

Taliban rejects claims of Pakistan using NATOs advanced military equipment in Afghanistan

The Taliban has rejected Islamabad’s claims that Pakistan has been utilising advanced military equipment against the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which was kept abandoned from NATO’s deployment in Afghanistan, according to a local media report. Indicating the claims, the Taliban’s deputy spokesperson Bilal Karimi said, “We assure and pledge that there is no threat from Afghan…Continue Reading

India rejects Musk’s request for tax breaks on Tesla cars

India has turned down Elon Musk’s request for tax breaks on Tesla’s electric cars as it states that the rules allow bringing in partially-built vehicles. Musk has been seeking tax breaks from the Indian government for a while now.  Vivek Johri, chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, in an interview, said,…Continue Reading