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Nigeria election stumbles into action as president struggles to cast vote 28.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Biometric card readers initially fail to register Goodluck Jonathan as voters go to the polls in a close-run contest that has fuelled fears of violence Nigeria’s eagerly awaited election got off to an embarrassing start on Saturday when the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, was denied registration and officials had to scramble to find a way for him to vote. National television showed Jonathan in his trademark black fedora, standing patiently in a tented polling booth for 20 minutes in his home village of Otuoke in Bayelsa state. At least three card readers failed to accredit either his ID or that of his wife, Patience ...
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Vajpayee's birthplace Gwalior erupts in joy and celebrations 27.3.2015 DNA: Top News
Gwalior, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee erupted in joy and celebrations on Friday after he was awarded the Bharat Ratna. Vajpayee did his schooling from Saraswati Shishu Mandir and Gorkhi Bara, after which he graduated from the then Victoria College, which is now called the Laxmi Bai College. An event was also organised at Maharajbada on Friday where Vajpayee used to deliver his historic speeches in his trademark style. The Gorkhi school which Vajpayee had attended, was lit up in honour of its brightest student. Celebrations are also on at his residence in Kamal Singh Ka Bagh area where at present, a computer centre is being run by his relatives. Meanwhile, local MP and Union Minister for Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar termed the development as "historic" and "a matter of honour" for Madhya Pradesh and Gwalior. "It is a matter of pride for Madhya Pradesh, especially Gwalior. Atalji had always preached the politics of development in the country," Tomar said, ...
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Ted Cruz goes hard right – but has the Bible-thumping base lost its influence? 24.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

The Texas senator went all in on courting the Christian right while announcing his presidential campaign. But with their influence in presidential elections waning, Cruz runs the risk of alienating millennials and female voters

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My god! What tevar! 22.3.2015 Rediff: GetAhead
Arjun Kapoor walked the runway for Kunal Rawal at Lakme Fashion Week. As did Shahid! :-)
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Great chocolate war shows value of making sure your name is your own 21.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

The David and Goliath battle over the use of ‘Peace Love & Chocolate’ was settled out of court but often a simple internet search can avoid problems for startups

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India 2nd largest filer of trademark applications among BRICS 20.3.2015 TOI: India Business
India was the second largest filer of international trademark applications among the BRICS nations in 2014, registering an increase of 5.6 per cent.
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India 2nd largest filer of trademark applications among BRICS 20.3.2015 ET: Policy
After China, India (1,394) is the largest user of the PCT system among BRICS countries, followed by the Russian Federation (890), Brazil (581) and South Africa (297).
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China and US telecoms giants lead global patent activity in 2014 – UN report 20.3.2015 Sify News
New York, Mar 20 (IBNS) Three telecoms giants from China and the United States led international patent filings in 2014 in a fifth consecutive record-breaking year that "underscores the increasing importance of intellectual property as it moves from the periphery to the centre of the global economic system," the United Nations reported on Thursday.
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HC: Can Delhi get IP bench in place of Chennai? 18.3.2015 TOI: India Business
Clearance and disposal of trademark and patent disputes may soon get a leg up.
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Sun Pharma can contest use of 'Zolam' trademark 18.3.2015 TOI: India Business
Sun Pharmaceuticals can contest the use of the trademark 'Zolam' which was claimed by Stadmed Pvt Ltd, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board has ruled.
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HC to govt: Can Delhi get IP tribunal bench? 18.3.2015 TOI: India Business
Clearance and disposal of trademark and patent disputes may soon get a leg up.
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Top 10 budget hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Barcelona 17.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

With its art and architecture, great food and beaches, Catalonia’s ever-popular capital can be a pricey choice. We have picked 10 affordable places to stay in the city’s characterful barrios
• Top 10 free things to do in Barcelona

Related: Food, beauty, anarchy: new guided tours of Barcelona by the locals

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Frooti grows up with a new look 16.3.2015 Rediff: Business
Since its launch in 1985, Frooti has been an instant hit with kids.
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Nigel Farage: 'Some activists want to kill us, but we’ve become almost trendy' 16.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
The Ukip leader appears optimistic as he finds a lot of people who share his view of the world in the South Thanet seat he hopes to win in the May general election Ukip’s political rivals say the party wants to take Britain back to the 1950s – not so. Actually, Nigel Farage thinks the country was at its best in 1988, a year in which Margaret Thatcher was at the peak of her powers in Downing Street. “Depending what part of Britain you were in, it was pretty good,” he says. “Tax relief on mortgages, suddenly incomes going up. Wasn’t so good if you were in South Yorkshire, but if you were in London it was ...
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Sakti Burman at 80 15.3.2015 Telegraph: Calcutta
Paris-based artist Sakti Burman, 80, who was trained at the Government College of Art and Craft, is known for his soft, charming canvases with their trademark marbling effect. His huge exhibition of paintings and drawings organised at the Academy of Fine Arts by Art Alive Gallery of Delhi will not disappoint lovers of his art. Here, apart from his nubile maidens amidst Arcadia, are Harlequin and Columbine floating in a void, Chagall fashion, and various other airy, substanceless creatures. Burman is still under the spell of Picasso, and he borrows several motifs and images from the master.
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A Matunga cafe wins the battle for Madras 14.3.2015 Rediff: Business
The Matunga restaurant, known for its cleanliness and quick services, was established by Gopal Purshottam Kamath.
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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty private view 13.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

All of London’s fashion crowd were at Thursday night’s opening of Savage Beauty, the V&A’s retrospective of Alexander McQueen’s work. Understandably, most of them wore the designer’s work with his trademark edgy glamour. From Eva Herzigova’s satin to FKA twigs’s exotic bird frock and Kate Moss’s lace headliner, here are our best dressed in McQueen on the night

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Kraftwerk sue makers of Kraftwerk charging devices 10.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Although the word simply means ‘power station’ in German, Ralf Hütter argues the name clearly suggests a link with the electronic music legends He may be one of the robots, but that doesn’t mean Ralf Hütter is impervious to slights, as the makers of charger for electronic device have discovered. Kraftwerk’s leader has brought a trademark infringement suit against the makers of the charger, named after the German word for power station – which happens to be Kraftwerk. The makers of the charger, eZelleron, raised more than $1.5m (£1m) on Kickstarter to develop the portable power plant, which it says takes mere seconds to recharge and can provide weeks of power for mobile devices. However, Hütter owns a wide-ranging trademark on the Kraftwerk brand name, which – the Hollywood Reporter says – covers “video and optical data in the field of home ...
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Vinod Mehta: The man who had editorial chemistry 9.3.2015 Rediff: News
Mehta was known to be outspoken and had an unerring instinct for what would be read
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Fashion icon celebrated in final film by Albert Maysles 7.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Iris Apfel, credited with inspiring the current vogue for senior models, is subject of Iris by legendary documentary maker Albert Maysles, the legendary documentary maker who died last week aged 88 , left a final addition to his canon of cinéma vérité classics from Gimme Shelter to Grey Gardens . Set for release in late April, Maysles’s final film is Iris, a study of 93-year-old fashion legend Iris Apfel – a figure widely celebrated for an uncompromising style and a trademark pair of giant ...
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