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The Hindu
A Budget less clutteredAs a watershed tax reform, Goods and Services Tax (GST) promised to have a prof
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
As a watershed tax reform, Goods and Services Tax (GST) promised to have a profound impact on India’s budget-making exercise. The debut year has proved something of a disappointment. But as teething troubles with the new tax regime are addressed,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Need a ‘national security policy’ to safeguard country:K governoron Sunday said the country urgently needs to ‘evolve and promulgate’ a ‘Nationa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
on Sunday said the country urgently needs to ‘evolve and promulgate’ a ‘National Security Policy’ under which a ministry of national security affairs should be established. He also underlined the need to have a separate central service, called... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Serviceto all the content available in this feed, or click through here to see the ori
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
to all the content available in this feed, or click through here to see the original article.Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you2018-01-20 01:13 UTC by USA TODAY A look at which services will -- and won't -- be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Procurement Board Holds Maiden Bid OpeningWindhoek — Fulfilling it's mandate, the newly established Central Procurement B
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Windhoek — Fulfilling it's mandate, the newly established Central Procurement Board of Namibia held it's maiden bid opening in Windhoek on Wednesday. Bids were invited under the open international bidding process for a multi-million dollar tender... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidency's Accounts Not Audited for 10 Years, Senate Revealsthat the presidency failed to make its accounts available for auditing in the l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that the presidency failed to make its accounts available for auditing in the last ten years. It also said that accounts of most of the over 650 Federal Government agencies were not audited for the same period. The revelations were made at a... Read more
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dna
You give info to private companies, now govt asks and you have a problem: SC at Aadhaar hearinga private company. You want mobile connection, you go to private entities and p
dna / Posted 3 days ago
a private company. You want mobile connection, you go to private entities and part with personal information... "Here the government has multiplied the options... the moment the government asks you to give proof of address and other details, you... Read more
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dna
Aadhaar case: Petitioner's counsel raises three issues in SC on Day 2counsel on Thursday pointed out three issues as the Aadhaar matter was being ar
dna / Posted 3 days ago
counsel on Thursday pointed out three issues as the Aadhaar matter was being argued before five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court. During the hearing, the petitioners' counsel Shyam Divan raised three issues before the apex court... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The grandmas fighting Austria's 'neo-Nazis''Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protests over its anti-immigration agenda Photo: Susanne Scholl walks with other members of her group "Grandmothers Against the Right" in protest against the new Austrian... Read more
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NZCity
'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protests over its anti-immigration agendaSusanne Scholl, 68, looked more like a kindly grandma than a fiery resistance l
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
Susanne Scholl, 68, looked more like a kindly grandma than a fiery resistance leader as she took the stage before tens of thousands of protestors in Vienna last Saturday. But as the daughter of two Holocaust survivors and member of "Grandmas... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Concentrated' camps for refugees: protests in Austria over far-right government's anti-immigration agenda'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protests over its anti-immigration agenda Photo: Susanne Scholl walks with other members of her group "Grandmothers Against the Right" in protest against the new Austrian... Read more
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Daily Mail
Virtual currencies such as bitcoin take double-digit fallscomments from South Korea's Finance Minister Bitcoin was trading at $12,615.60
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
comments from South Korea's Finance Minister Bitcoin was trading at $12,615.60, down 7.1 per cent from the day before as of 8.03am Greenwich Mean Time At one point, the cryto currency's price had fallen by 24 per cent Reports are meanwhile... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dogara to Buhari - Fuel Scarcity, Subsidy a 'Betrayal'The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed his f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed his frustration with the ongoing fuel crisis, accusing the executive arm of "betrayal". Mr. Dogara said coming after the government raised the price of petrol, with the... Read more
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The News & Observer
MLK Day is more than just one day of service. It’s about making a difference every day.left, Ralph Abernathy, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Asbury Temple Methodist
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
left, Ralph Abernathy, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Asbury Temple Methodist Church pastor Rev. Douglas Moore and N.C. Central University student Lacy Streeter visit the then-segregated lunch counter at Woolworth’s in downtown Durham on Feb.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elect George Weah and His Uphill Task of Pro-Poor GovernanceThe 2017 presidential elections runoff has taken place and the National Electio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The 2017 presidential elections runoff has taken place and the National Election Commission (NEC) has announced the results. The opposition leader, Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), has won. The ruling Unity Party (UP)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade Kings in Cholera Fight CampaignFROM the time the first case of cholera was reported in Lusaka on October 6,201
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
FROM the time the first case of cholera was reported in Lusaka on October 6,2017, the number of people getting infected with the disease had grown to more than 2,000. The Ministry of Health says there has been over 51 deaths since the break... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera Outbreak Ignites Wave of ChangeCHOLERA has brought about a tide of change as people battle to contain its outb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
CHOLERA has brought about a tide of change as people battle to contain its outbreak. The on-going cholera epidemic, which broke out in the last months of 2017, has taken no less than 51 live, two of which are from the Central Province of the... Read more
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dna
SC makes National Anthem optional, but you have to stand up if cinema hall decides to run itA SC bench of CJI Dipak Msira and justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on J
dna / Posted 12 days ago
A SC bench of CJI Dipak Msira and justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on January 9 accepted the submission by the Centre that cinema halls had the option of not playing the national anthem before a feature film started, as mandated by an earlier... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
11 Prominent Personalities Whose Deaths Shook the NationBy Silas Apollo and Julius Sigei The year 2017 will go down as the year that s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
By Silas Apollo and Julius Sigei The year 2017 will go down as the year that saw one of the highest number of deaths of prominent personalities in Kenya's history. February, July and August were particularly grim. The once powerful Cabinet Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elect George Weah to Inherit a Broke GovernmentMonrovia — President-elect George Weah is set to take office on January 22 and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Monrovia — President-elect George Weah is set to take office on January 22 and he will be inheriting several daunting challenges that include fixing a sinking economy. Creating job and learning opportunities for the country's nearly 85... Read more
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The Indian Express
Govt readies social security scheme with pension and insurance cover, aims for universal coverage“will take more time” as it’s a “pathbreaking initiative” and consensus among s
The Indian Express / Posted 13 days ago
“will take more time” as it’s a “pathbreaking initiative” and consensus among stakeholders is key. (Express Photo) The central government is readying the blueprint for a social security scheme that is specifically aimed as a safety net for... Read more
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Disaster News Network
Puerto Ricans 'have a good heart'| January 7, 2018 Bishop Rafael Morales leaves no impression he is still wadin
Disaster News Network / Posted 14 days ago
| January 7, 2018 Bishop Rafael Morales leaves no impression he is still wading into his job. He had led the Diocese of Puerto Rico a mere two months when Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September, and since then he, his staff and... Read more
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The Hindu
The problem of land hoardingentity made such a claim before the taxman — they would be fined and very likel
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
entity made such a claim before the taxman — they would be fined and very likely end up in jail. The actual size and value of government-owned land resources is thus a matter of speculation. The information provided by the Government Land... Read more
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Business Standard India
Farm ministry for inclusion of milk in price stabilisation fundHowever, almost 99 per cent of the Rs 35 billion allocated as the central share
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
However, almost 99 per cent of the Rs 35 billion allocated as the central share in the fund has been exhausted till December, much of which has gone into buying pulses from farmers. The agriculture ministry in mid-December had issued an advisory to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Presents 2016/17 Audit Report, Warns of Mess in Gold SectorA worrying trend of financial indiscipline in some government departments resul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A worrying trend of financial indiscipline in some government departments resulting in massive corruption, excessive and unaccounted-for spending are the hallmarks of an audit report by the Auditor General. The report presented to the Speaker of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Hamas Tells Abbas It Is Ready to Hand Over Its Weapons to the Palestinian Authority | 18 Tevet 5778 – January 5, 2018Members of the military wing of Hamas in the streets of Khan Younis in the sout
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
Members of the military wing of Hamas in the streets of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Hamas has informed the Palestinian Authority of its willingness to lay down its arms in return for being accepted into the Palestinian Liberation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Ministers' Scorecard After Two Years (Concluding PartNovember 2017 marked two years since most ministers in President Muhammadu Buha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
November 2017 marked two years since most ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet assumed office. PREMIUM TIMES, in 2016 reviewed the performances of the ministers after their first year in office with many of them getting average... Read more
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dna
True victims of farm crisisThe impact of drought on women farmers remains unregistered by the state, which
dna / Posted 16 days ago
The impact of drought on women farmers remains unregistered by the state, which considers them only in their non-farm roles in rural households and village communities. The new drought relief manual is no different as it merely provides an alibi for... Read more
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Business Standard India
What a widening fiscal deficit could meanDeficit numbers seem to be playing havoc with the Union Budget projections. But
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Deficit numbers seem to be playing havoc with the Union Budget projections. But you could trust the ingenuity of finance ministry mandarins to finally present for 2017-18 a fiscal deficit figure not much higher than the targeted 3.2 per cent of GDP.... Read more
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dna
Explained - how a Pakistani national managed to get an Aadhaar Card in IndiaSecurity forces on Wednesday arrested a Pakistani national in Jaisalmer for tre
dna / Posted 18 days ago
Security forces on Wednesday arrested a Pakistani national in Jaisalmer for trespassing into the Air Force station. Officials were shocked to find an Aadhaar card on him while searching.On interrogation, the man said his name was Purkho Ram. He had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 3 January 2018from Egypt. Kenyan newspaper the Standard revealed yesterday that President Uh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
from Egypt. Kenyan newspaper the Standard revealed yesterday that President Uhuru Kenyatta had reached a deal on a new government. Today it reports that Raila Odinga, the opposition leader who's contesting the last election's results, is "set... Read more
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Business Standard India
After pulses, Centre wants states and ministries to distribute milkAfter opening the door for distribution of pulses in welfare programmes, the ce
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
After opening the door for distribution of pulses in welfare programmes, the central government has urged states and ministries to consider distributing milk under the mid-day meal programme and the Public Distribution System. The argument is that... Read more
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The Hindu
Supreme Court orders ₹15 lakh aid for disabled rape victimThe Supreme Court has directed the Himachal Pradesh government to deposit ₹15 l
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
The Supreme Court has directed the Himachal Pradesh government to deposit ₹15 lakh as a lump-sum compensation for the welfare of a differently-abled rape survivor who gave birth to a child. A Bench of Justices J. Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul... Read more
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The Washington Times
China covertly offering North Korea missiles, aid to halt nuclear programChina’s Communist Party adopted a secret plan in September to bolster the North
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
China’s Communist Party adopted a secret plan in September to bolster the North Korean government with increased aid and military support, including new missiles, if Pyongyang halts further nuclear tests, according to an internal party document. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Ministers' Scorecard After Two YearsAyodamola Owoseye, Kemi Busari, Ebuka Onyeji, Azeezat Adedigba and Lois Ugbede
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Ayodamola Owoseye, Kemi Busari, Ebuka Onyeji, Azeezat Adedigba and Lois Ugbede November 2017 marked two years that most of the ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet assumed office. PREMIUM TIMES reviewed the performances of the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre’s New Year gift to Northeast: Mobile air dispensaries for emergenciesThe central government’s plan to launch mobile air dispensary services -- helic
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
The central government’s plan to launch mobile air dispensary services -- helicopters with equipment and doctors -- for medical emergencies in remote and hilly areas of the Northeast region may be a reality soon. Informed sources told IANS that the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
NITI Aayog slowest in disposing public grievancesGovernment think-tank NITI Aayog is slowest among 52 central ministries and dep
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 days ago
Government think-tank NITI Aayog is slowest among 52 central ministries and departments, when it comes to addressing public grievances, reveals a government report. According to the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System report,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sweeping Changes Across Dodomatransformation in the region. Essentially, this was prompted by President John
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
transformation in the region. Essentially, this was prompted by President John Magufuli's decision to relocate the government administrative seat from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma. For years, the 2,669-square kilometre semi-arid region lagged... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alhaji Gidado Idris [1935 - 2017]Nigeria suffered yet another depletion of the ranks of its eminent elder states
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Nigeria suffered yet another depletion of the ranks of its eminent elder statesmen recently with the death of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Alhaji Gidado Idris. He died on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the age of 82.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tracking the Sweeping Changes Across DodomaVendors display their goods near Nyerere Square in Dodoma. According to Dodoma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Vendors display their goods near Nyerere Square in Dodoma. According to Dodoma Municipal Trade Officer Zelda Matowo by June this year her office issued at least 7,658 new trade licences compared to 4,584 licences offered during the same period last... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Here are some of the places where you can ring in the New Year in Central PennsylvaniaAccording to visitpa.com, no state in the union drops more unusual items to mar
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 24 days ago
According to visitpa.com, no state in the union drops more unusual items to mark the arrival of the New Year than Pennsylvania. It might a weird thing to be ranked first in, but we’ll take it. Many of those unusual New Year’s Eve traditions occur... Read more
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dna
Central team visit parts of Chennai, Kanyakumari to assess damageA Central team today visited parts of Chennai and Kanyakumari districts to asse
dna / Posted 24 days ago
A Central team today visited parts of Chennai and Kanyakumari districts to assess the damage caused by torrential rains and cyclone Ockhi. While one group visited parts of Chennai and its neighbourhood, the otherheld discussions with fisherfolk in... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Gov't to require real-name transactions in cryptocurrency trading(ATTN: UPDATES with details, background) SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) -- The govern
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 24 days ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with details, background) SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) -- The government said Thursday it is banning the use of anonymous virtual accounts in cryptocurrency transactions as part of efforts to curb virtual currency speculation. Hong... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's First Digital Free Trade Area for Rollout in 2018- modelled along the Malaysian Free Trade Zone, where parties to a transaction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
- modelled along the Malaysian Free Trade Zone, where parties to a transaction are connected in real time through a web of ledgers that are secure. The application also supports generation of an electronic certificate of origin whose... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turkey's President Erdoğan on Africa's Importance— In his first interview with an African news organization, Turkey's President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
— In his first interview with an African news organization, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed his government’s interests and priorities with AllAfrica’s executive chair Amadou Mahtar Ba. The Turkish leader traveled to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar: Topeka’s upcoming meetings and events Dec. 27 through Jan. 2273-0561. Al Anon New Beginnings AFG, noon, Town and Country Christian Church,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
273-0561. Al Anon New Beginnings AFG, noon, Town and Country Christian Church, 4929 S.W. 29th St. (use double doors off church parking lot). Information: kansas-al-anon.org or 215-1045. Sunflower Duplicate Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m., Woman’s... Read more
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Breitbart
Archbishop Cupich Hits Steve Bannon: ‘Laughable’ to Believe Church Has Economic Interest in Mass ImmigrationArchbishop of Chicago Blase Cupich took a shot at Breitbart News executive chai
Breitbart / Posted 28 days ago
Archbishop of Chicago Blase Cupich took a shot at Breitbart News executive chairman and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, a devout Catholic, saying it is “laughable” to believe that financial profit is the reasoning behind the United... Read more
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BBC News
Austrian far-right triumph inspires nationalistsnationalists in EU It has been a good year for Europe's far-right, nationalist
BBC News / Posted 29 days ago
nationalists in EU It has been a good year for Europe's far-right, nationalist parties, who are especially strong in Central Europe. Arguably the most successful this year was Austria's Freedom Party (FPÖ). Unlike many other nationalists... Read more
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dna
Centre asks states to regulate remuneration given to nursesThe Centre has asked all states to regulate the issue of remuneration given to
dna / Posted 30 days ago
The Centre has asked all states to regulate the issue of remuneration given to nurses working in private medical institutions. Union Health Minister J P Nadda said in Lok Sabha that several advisories have been sent to all chief ministers to do the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2017 Goes to Minister Schlettweinit was also a pivotally bad year in many ways. So what a better way to remembe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
it was also a pivotally bad year in many ways. So what a better way to remember the tasteless economic situation of 2017 than to imagine the ramifications it could have, had a different person - who perhaps have different economic acumen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dfid Ghana Country Director's Speech At the Launch of Ghana's Business Regulation Reform StrategyLondon — Department for International Development Ghana Country Director delive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
London — Department for International Development Ghana Country Director delivered a speech at the launch of Ghana's Business Regulation Reform Strategy Launch and BEEP Annual Review. Honourable Minister and Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mr... Read more
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