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New UPU study to help redefine organization's role in postal financial services

Urdu Point 19 Sep 2021
The study has five main goals ... The final goal of the study is to prepare policy and strategy recommendations for the UPU to update its current PFS treaty framework and associated support services and to offer market-relevant PFS to the benefit of Union member countries and their designated postal operators.

Child poverty now costs Britain £38bn a year, says new independent report

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
The new research, by Professor Donald Hirsch of Loughborough University, is the third study of its kind he has conducted over the past 15 years ... Hirsch’s study shows the increased cost is determined by four key variables ... Responding to the study, the shadow child poverty secretary, ...

Central banks tiptoe towards tapering

The Times of India 19 Sep 2021
over whether they will make central banks adjust their policies earlier or later than expected ... The ECB defends its actions by pointing to studies by affiliated researchers saying that its policies have helped curb unemployment, giving a boost to more modest households which have also gained access to property thanks to lower rates.

Commentary: We shouldn’t return to welfare as we knew it

Johnson City Press 19 Sep 2021
Studies have also found that when mothers formerly dependent on welfare found employment, they saw improvements in their physical health and emotional and psychological well-being ... Leslie Ford is a Visiting Fellow in Domestic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation (

'Families in York being pushed into poverty' - researchers say

York Press 19 Sep 2021
FAMILIES in York are being pushed further into poverty by Government benefit policies, a new study suggests ... .

Viewpoint: If we are serious about change, we must fix the workplace, not women

The Oklahoman 19 Sep 2021
Women are also more likely to embrace employee-friendly policies and programs to champion racial and gender diversity. According to a study by McKinsey & Co., more than 50% of women consistently take a public stand for gender and racial equity at work, compared to about 40% of men.

India can achieve net zero in greenhouse gases emission by 2065-70, says Montek

Hindustan Times 19 Sep 2021
The study said that the target could be conditional to rich countries doubling climate finance to US $ 200 billion per year in the next few years ... Navroz Dubash of Centre for Policy Research said various studies have shown why net zero was important for India and it can achieve the target by 2065, which Ahluwalia said was equitable.

Settlers' application to switch to oil palm to be brought to ministry's attention - Mahdzir

Malaysian National News Agency 19 Sep 2021
Its Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said at present there was no policy on the replanting process involving change in types of crop and therefore such request needed to be studied first ... “We will look at the policy of the ministry and RISDA (the Rubber Industry ...

Actor Vijay fans to contest TN local body polls

The Siasat Daily 19 Sep 2021
Chennai ... In the 2021 Assembly elections, Vijay’s father and actor director, S ... Also Read ... C. Rajeev of the Centre for Policy and Development Studies, a think tank and a political observer, told IANS,” Vijay’s fans contesting the elections is a clear indicator that Vijay in the near future will take a call in contesting polls ... .

Signs of economic recovery in Karnataka; experts hold their horsesCommercial tax collection stands at Rs ...

Deccan Herald 19 Sep 2021
Commercial taxes and excise revenue so far this fiscal have exceeded pre-pandemic figures, in the first clear sign that Karnataka could be on the path to post-Covid economic recovery ... After analyzing the data tabled by Bommai, Madhusudhan B V Rao, senior research advisor at the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies, said there were recovery signs.

Vaccine mandate backlash sparks concerns of other health crises

The Hill 19 Sep 2021
The announcement faced immediate backlash from many Republicans who have slammed the policy as government overreach.ADVERTISEMENT ... The rate picked up in the summer and fall of 2020 but not to high enough levels to offset the earlier dropoff, according to a study released in June.

Unforeseen disruptions to Los Alamos pit production would jeopardize new warhead, warns NNSA boss

The Post and Courier 19 Sep 2021
While plans to produce enough of the plutonium cores at Los Alamos by 2026 are “still achievable,” relying on the single site carries a certain amount of risk, Hruby wrote to Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, a state with its ... Colin Demarest ... It has no other purpose,” said Greg Mello with the Los Alamos Study Group, a New Mexico-based policy organization.

Guest commentary: Study shows many ways Monterey High athletic field project can help

Monterey Herald 18 Sep 2021
Josie Booth, funded by a grant from the BUPA Foundation to the University of Strathcyde’s International Study Center and supported by academic communities worldwide, made a well-vetted connection between athletic participation and academic improvement in teenagers ... The study’s findings have implications for public health and education policy.

"I want my land. You have to go." Understanding the eviction phenomenon in Baidoa

Reliefweb 18 Sep 2021
This study titled ‘I want my land. You have to go’ comprehensively explores why forced evictions in Baidoa continue to thrive; and then takes a deep-dive into the factors that are fuelling, promoting, and sustaining the eviction phenomenon to advance practical policy solutions to effectively address the problem at different levels.

League of Women Voters to restart Cache chapter

HJ News 18 Sep 2021
The group conducts studies of policy issues before advocating for such goals as voting rights; clean air, water and land; and fair funding for public schools ... Its website is an example of its nonpartisan educational work ... The members conducted studies of water conservation, hazardous waste disposal, and the workings of local government.

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