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Fake online reviews under investigation by competition authority

Fake online reviews under investigation by competition authority

Technology
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into fake and misleading reviews on several major websites.It said it would examine whether online shops were "doing enough" to protect customers as they turn to online shopping during lockdown.The authority warned it would "not hesitate" to take action if sites are disobeying the law.That could include taking major retailers to court."During lockdown, we're more dependent than ever on online shopping, so it's really important that the online reviews we read are genuine opinions," said CMA chief executive Andrea Coscelli."If someone is persuaded to buy something after reading a fake or misleading review, they could end up wasting their money on a product or service that wasn't wh...
World Anti-Doping Agency votes to reinstate Russian anti-doping authority

World Anti-Doping Agency votes to reinstate Russian anti-doping authority

World
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The World Anti-Doping Agency voted Thursday to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. Members of the executive committee voted 9-2 in favor of reinstating the RUSADA, during a meeting in Seychelles, with WADA's vice president and Oceania voting against and Europe abstaining from the vote. The committee deliberated whether Russia had fulfilled the two remaining criteria on its road map to compliance, including having the authorities responsible for anti-doping in Russia publicly accept the reported outcomes of Dr. Richard McLaren's investigation and the Russian government providing access to stored samples and electronic data in the former Moscow Laboratory. They ultimately decided to reinstate Russia on the grounds that RUS...
Expedite completion certificate handover, says Greater Noida authority

Expedite completion certificate handover, says Greater Noida authority

Finance
GREATER NOIDA: The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) n Friday said it has directed a 10-member team of officials to expedite completion certificates for 28 group housing projects in the city. The aim of the team is to expedite issuance of completion for 13,000 residential units and hand over the units to buyers by Diwali this year. According to GNIDA officials, the team consists of officials from different departments in the Authority and are being led by Janardan, additional CEO, GNIDA. "First we will take up four builder projects of the 28. We expect the report of inspections of these housing units, which total to about 2,600, by next week," said Debashish Panda, CEO, GNIDA, adding, "The remaning 24 projects will be addressed subsequently." The CEO also said th...