the state FDA is now probing private hospitals for overcharging patients for devices such as balloon, the NPPA has ordered a 100 per cent audit of both the hospitals by state drug controllers. download Indian Express App More Related News people who had booked plots and those seeking flats. and how it took him three long years to convince the poet to give him permission to use his poetry for the album. some of his favourites being ‘Duniya Jise Kehte Hai Jadu Ka Khilauna’,but not reproduced.to mess with that spirit, Yuvraj sir is like god. we will get a chance to watch an India-Pakistan final in an ICC tournament.
Vivek plays the main antagonist in the film, Ajith plays an international agent and a head of an anti-terror organisation. The exact location of the ropeway is yet to be finalised and the consultants are considering several options. With most ropeways in the country serving tourism purposes,t have much of a choice ?fair dealing? Section 52 describes various circumstances under which copying will not be considered infringement Sub-Section (o)for instancestates that under the direction of a person in charge of a public libraryanyone can make up to three copies of a book for the use of the library if such book is not available for sale in India Sub-Section (p) allows a student to copy an unpublished literary work kept in a librarymuseum or other institution to which the public has accessfor the purpose of research or private study Neither of these provisions appears to have been invoked In factit appears at first glance that they will not apply since the books in question are clearly available for sale in India which has to be why the publishers of those books initiated action in the first place Could it then be that we feel these books are priced so far beyond the means of our impoverished student community that there is almost a Robin Hood-style justification that makes it acceptable to illegally copy these books If we take a look at Section 32A of the Copyright Actit appears that the statute has already addressed the issue in some small measure Section (1)(b) states that wherein connection with systematic instructional activitiescopies of the book are sold in India at a price that cannot reasonably be related to that normally charged in India for comparable works by the ownerany person may apply to the Copyright Board for a licence to reproduce and publish such work at a lower price for the purposes of systematic instructional activities If that is the caseand if it could be proved that the price of the books in question was exorbitant compared with similar booksit should be possible to apply and obtain a compulsory licence to publish the books at a cheaper price Howeverif all academic books of comparable quality are being sold at the same or similar price this clause is of little use to the problem at hand After this analysis it appears that the fault or at least a part of it should lie with the university An integral part of the process of imparting an education is identifying the books and research material that are relevant and essential to the completion of the educational programme The university is obligedin my viewto identify books that are not just suitable in terms of content but also easily available Where such a book is not availablethey should prescribe alternativeaffordable and accessible reading material better suited for higher education in India Or elsestudents should be made clearly aware of the financial commitment by way of textbooks that their course of study will involve Despite the public gnashing of teeth at the actions taken by the publishersthey are entirely within their rights It matters little if we believe that the law should not be strictly enforced in the special context of academic instruction Till such time as the law specifically prescribes special exceptions of the kind that will address this situationwe are obliged to adhere to the law as it stands Much as we may want the law to look leniently on the photocopier outside Delhi Universityhe violated the Copyright Act and is liable to be punished The writer is a Bangalore-based lawyer For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News “The claims of good governance became more suspect when an incumbent minister of state with independent charge,the state government. The licence was issued after we were satisfied with its compliance of all standards, After a test run expected to be conducted by Alliance Air next week.