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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lindiwe Sisulu - Human Settlements Dept Budget Vote 2016social houses for young people who are moving to the cities and for low income
Minister Lindiwe Sisulu - Human Settlements Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
social houses for young people who are moving to the cities and for low income earners. We have asked the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) to develop draft regulations and guidelines for the management of our growing social housing and... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Sen. Ron Johnson visits La Crossea problem with that," Sen. Johnson said. "But what we're facing now is the fede
Sen. Ron Johnson visits La Crosse
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 3 hours ago
a problem with that," Sen. Johnson said. "But what we're facing now is the federal government wants to take over really the regulatory authority of over 92 percent of Wisconsin." Sen. Johnson defeated Russ Feingold in 2010 after Feingold held the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Connecticut Electric Rates Dropping To 'Near Historic Lows'in July when the state's standard service rates drop to "near historic lows" as
Connecticut Electric Rates Dropping To 'Near Historic Lows'
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 hours ago
in July when the state's standard service rates drop to "near historic lows" as a result of action by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Wednesday. State officials said the revised standard rates that take effect July 1 are sinking... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Johnson kicks off re-election campaign with Rhinelander roundtableenvironment within a bureaucracy ends up at some point harming economic growth.
Johnson kicks off re-election campaign with Rhinelander roundtable
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
environment within a bureaucracy ends up at some point harming economic growth. "The net effect of this (the FCC taking regulatory authority of the Internet) is going to dampen investments already happening," Johnson said. "They over-regulated... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Big Banks Just Claimed A Constitutional Right To Free Taxpayer Moneythe dividend could encourage growth in "shadow banking" -- something that would
Big Banks Just Claimed A Constitutional Right To Free Taxpayer Money
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 hours ago
the dividend could encourage growth in "shadow banking" -- something that would only happen if the Fed chose not to use its regulatory authority. Nichols referenced the Richmond Fed paper in his letter before asking for help from the central... Read more
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Business Standard India
Internet users in India to cross 500 mn in 2016: Prasadcommunications and information technology. “India has grown to around 400 mill
Internet users in India to cross 500 mn in 2016: Prasad
Business Standard India / Posted 9 hours ago
communications and information technology. “India has grown to around 400 million Internet users. If we take Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) numbers, it is somewhere close to 332 million. Service providers are telling me the up-to-date... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Rates Dropping for Eversource, UI Customersget service from Eversource and United Illuminating. As of July 1, rates will
Rates Dropping for Eversource, UI Customers
NBC Connecticut / Posted 9 hours ago
get service from Eversource and United Illuminating. As of July 1, rates will go down by around $20. The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved the new Generation Service Charge rates on Tuesday and said this will affect residential and... Read more
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Fortune
MetLife Has to Pay a $25 Million Fine Over 'Annuity Switching'said on Tuesday. The sanction includes a $20 million fine and $5 million to be
MetLife Has to Pay a $25 Million Fine Over 'Annuity Switching'
Fortune / Posted 10 hours ago
said on Tuesday. The sanction includes a $20 million fine and $5 million to be paid to customers, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said. The fine marks FINRA’s largest related to variable annuities, FINRA said. “MetLife fully... Read more
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The Economic Times
DoT asks telcos to align spectrum spots by June 15to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum spots so that they can deliver quality
DoT asks telcos to align spectrum spots by June 15
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum spots so that they can deliver quality service at less cost. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has also recommended government at various occasion to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Eversource customers to save $21 a monthgeneration service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of
Eversource customers to save $21 a month
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
generation service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of 2016, with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approving a generation rate of 6.61 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the current rate of 9.56 cents.... Read more
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The Financial Express
DoT asks telcos to align spectrum spots by June 15to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum spots so that they can deliver quality
DoT asks telcos to align spectrum spots by June 15
The Financial Express / Posted 12 hours ago
to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum spots so that they can deliver quality service at less cost. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has also recommended government at various occasion to facilitate harmonisation of spectrum and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Eversource customers to save $21 a monthgeneration service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of
Eversource customers to save $21 a month
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 hours ago
generation service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of 2016, with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approving a generation rate of 6.61 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the current rate of 9.56 cents.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Eversource customers to save $21 a monthgeneration service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of
Eversource customers to save $21 a month
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
generation service charge takes effect July 1 and runs through the remainder of 2016, with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approving a generation rate of 6.61 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the current rate of 9.56 cents.... Read more
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Philly.com
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switchesmisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switches
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities, popular yet complex... Read more
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USA Today
Commission vs. fee: How to pick financial adviser right for youKitces says, is the essence of “reverse churning,” a practice that regulators,
Commission vs. fee: How to pick financial adviser right for you
USA Today / Posted 16 hours ago
Kitces says, is the essence of “reverse churning,” a practice that regulators, including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) have been scrutinizing recently. According to Kitces, reverse churning is the practice where... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance Firms Warned Against High CostsKampala — Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) chief executive officer has caut
Insurance Firms Warned Against High Costs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Kampala — Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) chief executive officer has cautioned insurance providers against high costs of management which he said affect their ability to meet their claims. "Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) are being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Requests Sh275 Billion for Agricultureof insecticides for cotton, cashew nuts and other crops. Moreover, the ministr
Government Requests Sh275 Billion for Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
of insecticides for cotton, cashew nuts and other crops. Moreover, the ministry, through the Tanzania Fertiliser Regulatory Authority (TFRA) would register a total of 500 fertiliser suppliers as well as inspect and provide training to 300... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grand Plan Unveiled to Revitalise Dar Portand Transporters Association of Tanzania (TAT). Also in attendance were offici
Grand Plan Unveiled to Revitalise Dar Port
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
and Transporters Association of Tanzania (TAT). Also in attendance were officials of the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority. Participants were briefed on worrying statistics showing a significant fall in cargo traffic, which,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Stakeholders Bond Against Fake Fertilisersthe country, is working closely with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and
Agriculture Stakeholders Bond Against Fake Fertilisers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
the country, is working closely with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries through the Tanzania Fertilizer Regulatory Authority (TFRA) to boost crop yields through supply of quality fertilizer. According to Yara Tanzania Country... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: Ford pickup probe ends without recall; MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switches; moremisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
Roundup: Ford pickup probe ends without recall; MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switches; more
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities, popular yet complex... Read more
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Boston Herald
The Tickermisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
The Ticker
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said yesterday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities. FINRA also ordered... Read more
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USA Today
MetLife hit with $25 million penalty for misleading retirement clientsfor life, a settlement the regulator said was the second-largest it has ever as
MetLife hit with $25 million penalty for misleading retirement clients
USA Today / Posted yesterday
for life, a settlement the regulator said was the second-largest it has ever assessed. The regulator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, said the insurer's MetLife Securities (MSI) unit made "negligent material misrepresentations... Read more
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New York Post
MetLife fined $25M in ‘too-big-to-fail’ fightthe insurance giant after a probe that barred two of its brokers from the secur
MetLife fined $25M in ‘too-big-to-fail’ fight
New York Post / Posted yesterday
the insurance giant after a probe that barred two of its brokers from the securities industry. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority claims the insurer ripped off tens of thousands of its customers by misrepresenting through 2014 the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Telecom companies claim spectrum auction has destroyed sector; returns on investment less than 1%unfair. What cartels? This is an industry which ought to flourish but is being
Telecom companies claim spectrum auction has destroyed sector; returns on investment less than 1%
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
unfair. What cartels? This is an industry which ought to flourish but is being run down. I have to pay back huge loans. The regulatory authority does not take note of this fact when it claims that I am making profits but not investing." The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersadditional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
additional statutory authority to ensure pipeline safety. Finally, the Sunset report says the commission should transfer regulatory authority over gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission, which has more experience and expertise with... Read more
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Daily Herald
Business Highlightsmisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
Business Highlights
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities, popular yet complex... Read more
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Business Standard India
Telecom companies play debt card to escape call drop penaltyspectrum, therefore zero tolerance on call drops should not be imposed on them.
Telecom companies play debt card to escape call drop penalty
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
spectrum, therefore zero tolerance on call drops should not be imposed on them. Refuting the allegations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) that the telecom service providers are making huge gains in the sector, the companies... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Tips For Identifying And Correcting Data Integrity Deficiencies In Your Organizationto be costly to remediate. It is far better to identify any deficiencies intern
Tips For Identifying And Correcting Data Integrity Deficiencies In Your Organization
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted yesterday
to be costly to remediate. It is far better to identify any deficiencies internally and remediate without intervention by a regulatory authority. Preamble to the final rule, 21 CFR Part 11, March 20, 1997 Guidance for Industry, General Principles... Read more
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The Morning Call
Major investment firm accused of misleading customers about investmentsmisrepresentations and omissions" about variable annunities for tens of thousan
Major investment firm accused of misleading customers about investments
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
misrepresentations and omissions" about variable annunities for tens of thousands of customers, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday. The authority, which regulates securities firms, said in a news release the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switchesmisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switches
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities, popular yet complex... Read more
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Salon.com
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switchesmisleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into m
MetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switches
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Tuesday the decision was its largest fine related to variable annuities, popular yet complex... Read more
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The Financial Express
Govt warns real estate developers of actionpossible action if they take consumers “for a ride” even as it sought to allay
Govt warns real estate developers of action
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
possible action if they take consumers “for a ride” even as it sought to allay their fears over the proposed Real Estate Regulatory Authority, saying it would be regulation and not “strangulation”. Minister for Urban Development, Housing and... Read more
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The Economic Times
GMR reluctant to share info with AAI on DIAL accounts?big firms, revenue audit by auditors appointed by AAI and regulatory checks and
GMR reluctant to share info with AAI on DIAL accounts?
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
big firms, revenue audit by auditors appointed by AAI and regulatory checks and certification by Independent Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA). "Further, DIAL board and audit committee comprising AAI nominee and independent director(s)... Read more
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New Kerala
SC reserves order in call drop case - newkerala.com #58313to compensate for call drops. The Delhi High Court had earlier this year upheld
SC reserves order in call drop case - newkerala.com #58313
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
to compensate for call drops. The Delhi High Court had earlier this year upheld October 16, 2015 decision of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), making it mandatory for cellular operators to pay consumers one rupee per call drop... Read more
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BBC News
Eureka! How to make discoveries at the speed of lightbusiness Cloud analytics is also helping organisations protect the public. Fo
Eureka! How to make discoveries at the speed of light
BBC News / Posted yesterday
business Cloud analytics is also helping organisations protect the public. For example, the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra), an independent regulator for securities brokers, collates data feeds from nearly 4,000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Shortage - Lasting Solution Neededtrends. Zimbabwe already enjoys very high mobile telephone penetration. Accord
Cash Shortage - Lasting Solution Needed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
trends. Zimbabwe already enjoys very high mobile telephone penetration. According to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe report of January this year, the mobile penetration stood at 92,8 percent during the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Segera Bus Stand Project Revivedthe needed fund to finish up the project. The team comprises of the Regional of
Segera Bus Stand Project Revived
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the needed fund to finish up the project. The team comprises of the Regional officer in charge Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) Dr Walukani Luhamba. Following the RC's directives, the team visited the project site for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Insurers in Dark Over Health LawKampala — The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) is waiting to see whether Pa
Ugandan Insurers in Dark Over Health Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) is waiting to see whether Parliament will pass the National Health Insurance Scheme Bill into law before it has to wind up in preparation for a new government writes Paul Tentana. The proposed law... Read more
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The Economic Times
Falling investment by telcos in capex hurt service quality: ICRAand consumers to improve their offerings, especially call services amid increas
Falling investment by telcos in capex hurt service quality: ICRA
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
and consumers to improve their offerings, especially call services amid increasing instances of call drops. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has in fact mandate telcos to compensate users at Re 1 per call drop per day, capped at Rs3 a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walden's Ridge Utility marks one year of Hixson Utility water partnershipcustomers. Tennessee American officials said they were simply handing down man
Walden's Ridge Utility marks one year of Hixson Utility water partnership
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
customers. Tennessee American officials said they were simply handing down mandatory increases imposed by the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. But Walden's Ridge Utility announced in 2011 they were opting out of their contract with Tennessee... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
CBL expects growth in Europe, Mexico and Scandinavia this yearAustralian specialty insurer Assetinsure and Mr Harris said it means CBL can le
CBL expects growth in Europe, Mexico and Scandinavia this year
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
Australian specialty insurer Assetinsure and Mr Harris said it means CBL can leverage the company's Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority licence in Australia to increase the group's business in that market. It also bought a 35% stake in... Read more
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NZCity
CBL expects growth in European unitbuy Australian specialty insurer Assetinsure and Harris said it means CBL can l
CBL expects growth in European unit
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
buy Australian specialty insurer Assetinsure and Harris said it means CBL can leverage the company's Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority licence in Australia to increase the group's business in that market. It also bought a 35 per cent... Read more
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The Telegraph
Borrowed knowledgeIndia generated by researchers outside India. How does this affect policymakin
Borrowed knowledge
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
India generated by researchers outside India. How does this affect policymaking? I give an example. Recently, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has come out with a recommendation for the reserve price of the 700 MHz spectrum auction. They... Read more
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The Telegraph
Water law draft in cold storage1987 for optimum use of resources, and updated in 2002 and 2012. The draft pri
Water law draft in cold storage
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
1987 for optimum use of resources, and updated in 2002 and 2012. The draft primarily envisaged an independent Water Regulatory Authority, comprising experts from hydrology and allied fields. It proposed, among many other things, complete ban... Read more
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Investopedia
Charles Schwab: How Good Are Its Retirement Services?can take ownership of them if the brokerage runs into financial problems. Schwa
Charles Schwab: How Good Are Its Retirement Services?
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
can take ownership of them if the brokerage runs into financial problems. Schwab is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). (For more, see FINRA: How It Protects Investors.) If your account loses money because the... Read more
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