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The regulator said: "The CMA has concluded that the merger may not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition.
Earlier, PESCO chief Tariq Sadozai called on CM KPK, Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and discussed matters pertaining to loadshedding, wherein he assured all out efforts for lessening people problems.
The P5+1 seek "to convince Iran to lessen uranium enrichment by 20% and agree on the additional Protocol while Iran seeks out lessening the sanctions imposed on it.
It was conducted at National Changhwa University of Education from 2010 fall to 2011 spring, investigating Taiwanese university students' phonological lessening systems.
Signal Guru, which can show drivers how fast or slow they can go to avoid stopping at the next red light, is geared towards fuel efficiency and lessening traffic congestion, Discovery News reported.
CCP is prima facie of the view and seeks further clarification from FFC that by allowing FFC acquisition of the Agritech, the company will not only create and strengthen the already existing dominant position of FFC but will also result in lessening of competition by the removal of competitors in the relevant markets.
Also I believe the Erasmus programme and the English tradition of travel has helped in lessening the Welsh students' fear of the "foreigner".
On the heel of the smoking ban already in force in Wales and soon to be instigated in England, the British Medical Association recommendation to curtail tobacco sales in the interest of lessening the risk to health of those youths who seem to display scant regard for their bodies, appears to be highly commendable.
He called for lessening Turkey's onerous restrictions on the press and spoke out against its meddling in the affairs of the Armenian Orthodox Church.
During the early stages of PD when the patient still has a fair level of the neurons, "levodopa does a pretty good job of lessening the symptoms," says Hauser.
The size and shape of the airbag, the manner in which is secured to the motorcycle with tethers, and the function of the deflation vents all help to maximize the effectiveness with which the system absorbs the kinetic energy of the rider, helping control the velocity at which the rider may tend to be thrown forward from the motorcycle, and thus lessening the severity of any injuries resulting from impact with another vehicle or with the road.
There are three sets of issues that we are looking at right now: simplifying regimens, lessening side effects, and treating those with drug resistant strains of the virus.
Bristol-based Somerfield said the Commission had 'put the cart before the horse' in its provisional finding that the deal would result in a 'substantial lessening of competition' in 14 areas.
Smith, who made the switch to ITV from the BBC in 2001 and is regarded as a rising star, would surely have hoped any lessening of the pregnant Logan's duties - she is due to give birth to twins this month - would have meant a greater workload for himself.
There was, however, no lessening of the surgical abortion rate.