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Vodafone broadband adverts banned

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: “Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it’s fixed.” But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints – including from rival BT –…

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Turkish lira gains value against US dollar

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Turkish lira gained ground against the US dollar on Wednesday ahead of Thursday’s monetary policy committee meeting of the Turkish Central Bank. The dollar/lira exchange rate fell 6.3512 by around 14.30 local time (1130 GMT), down 1 percent. The rate hit the lowest level in two weeks. Earlier Wednesday, the US…

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Qadeer asks private sector to produce imports substitutions for slashing trade deficit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has said due to heavy imports, Pakistan’s trade deficit has widened to a record level due to which the economy was in trouble and called upon the private sector to focus on producing imports substitutions in the country that would reduce trade deficit and give…

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