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unproductive of success

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The Committee is of the view that this expenditure could have been avoided had the Board exercised reasonable care, and that SAWS did not derive any value from this expenditure and therefore it is classified as fruitless and wasteful expenditure, as defined by the PFMA (Public Finance Management Act), said the Chairperson of the Committee, Mr Philly Mapulane.
Summary: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai said Monday that work to advance a draft law seeking to allow Lebanese abroad to vote has been a fruitless endeavor.
He said diplomacy must be encouraged so that listening and dialogue replace "mutual recriminations, fruitless criticisms and displays of force".
As investigators followed fruitless leads, the killer struck again in devastatingly brutal fashion.
VIOLENT protest is destructive and fruitless, a senior clergyman told a special World Police and Fire Games service for fallen security force members.
CDATA[ Since 1967 Israel gave away Sinai, Gaza, much of the 'West Bank', the Temple Mount, recognized the establishment of a state, fought many wars and endured continuing terrorist attacks, signed a number of meaningless agreements, all fruitless.
The head of the DPO and the head of the holding company for pharmaceuticals held a fruitless meeting to try to resolve the issue.
IT AMAZES me that the Prime Minister has agreed to the McCanns' request for over pounds 1m on what will be a fruitless search for their daughter.
But it would be a fruitless exercise if "influential businessmen" were allowed to keep sending their poorly-paid expatriate fishermen out 24 hours to grab whatever they can, regardless of whether the fish stocks have reached maturity and breeding age.
KARACHI, 23 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Chief of Pakistan Muslim League (Functional) Pir Pagara Monday said the meeting between Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani and Pakistan Muslim League-N Chief Nawaz Sharif will prove to be fruitless.
FRUITLESS FALL tells the larger story of why bees are key to our lives--and provides a wide-ranging story of beekeeping methods, cause of bee deaths, common myths, and the solutions to keeping bee populations healthy.
TEESSIDERS Tony Eccles and Colin Osborne both endured fairly fruitless trips to the USA as they suffered second round defeats in the Peachtree Open Players' Championship in Atlanta.
Intensive searches have proved fruitless, leaving HM Revenue and Customs embroiled in yet another missing documents scandal.
The search proved fruitless and it remains unclear why the clothes had been dumped there.
Co-operative Investments - part of the Manchester-based group's insurance division - said it withdrew its backing "following concerted but fruitless engagement" with the companies.