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TLDR: Pegasus committee seeks public response, Meesho put on notice, Ola buys Avail Finance, and more

Committee probing Pegasus seeks public response on 11 questions Public comments are being sought by the expert committee appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate the use of Pegasus spyware against Indian citizens, according to the Hindustan Times. It has posed 11 questions to the public in a form hosted on its website and the deadline to submit comments is March 31. Some of the questions involve existing boundaries of state surveillance of citizens, procedures defined under the Telegraph Act, 1885 and the IT Act, 2000, disclosure of use of surveillance tech, and more. Petitioners had challenged the use of the spyware in the Supreme Court and, in October last year, the Court issued an order for the constitution of the committee which has since been hearing testimonies from experts and affected parties. Read: What A Former UN Special Rapporteur Told The Expert Committee Investigating Pegasus In India Legal Metrology dept issues non-compliance notice to Meesho Meesho has been handed a legal notice by the Department of Legal Metrology for alleged non-compliance with the country of origin requirements, as per an ET report. The Department had issued Meesho a 'last reminder' on January 21, along with a notification that it would be 'constrained' to go to court if the e-commerce company did not respond. Ola to buy fintech firm founded by CEO's brother Ola will purchase Avail Finance, a financial services company, for an undisclosed sum to extend its financial services capabilities, according to Techcrunch. However, Moneycontrol reported that the startup which was founded…

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