P Chidambaram differs with Montek SinghAhluwalia on global standards
Deputy ChairmanMontek Singh Ahluwaliaon aligning Indian laws and practices with the globalstandards, saying what was needed was "fair and non-discriminatory" norms."Montek said that we should align our laws and align our practices to global standards. I am notsure thatglobal standards are necessarily the best standards. Not all global standards are the
best," he said.Chidambaram, who was speaking at a seminar organised by theIndian Law Institute, said itshould be recognised that countries were at different stages of development in this otherwiseunequal world."I don't think that we should be tempted by the phrase global standards. What we should aim at isstandards which are the best standards which are fair, non-discriminatory," he said whileresponding to Ahuluwalia's suggestions.
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Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan nextmonth
Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan next monthAmazon.comInc is expected to release theKindlee-book reader in Japan early
October, the Nikkei reported. The world's largest Internet retailer had been planning for a late-September release,but had to change its plans due to snags in the supply system, the daily said,quoting unnamed publishing industry executives.Amazon declined to comment when contacted on Friday. Amazon is hurrying tosecure Japanese content in time for the year-end sales season, the paper said. The company is asking publishers to change the data formats for some content andcould postpone the release further if it does not consider them sufficiently prepared,the Nikkei said.
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