Items filtered by date: September 2018

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 05:59

Rahmat’s fifty lifts Afghanistan to 249

Abu Dhabi, Monday: Middle-order batsman Rahmat Shah struck a solid half century to lift Afghanistan to 249 in the Asia Cup Group B match against Sri Lanka at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday.

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Foreign investments into listed companies are set to get a big boost following the recent amendment to the Land Restrictions on Alienation Act.

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018 05:53

VAT on imported Fabric reduced to 5 percent

The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera considering the requests made by the stakeholders in the fabric industry has reduced the Value Added Tax (VAT) on imported fabric to 5 percent. Minister Mangala Samaraweera signed the gazette notification in this regard yesterday.

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Sri Lanka is now making collaborative efforts with Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) streamline administration in conflict affected areas in accordance with National Reconciliation and Peace building.

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India will grant Rs. 300 million to improve storage facilities for fruits and vegetables minimising post-harvest losses in Dambulla Cenral Province.

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Russia and Turkey have agreed to create a demilitarised buffer zone in Syria's Idlib province to separate government forces from rebel fighters based there.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States would cap the number of refugees allowed into the country at 30,000 for fiscal year 2019, a sharp drop from a limit of 45,000 it set for 2018.

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You don’t have to be Jewish to practice Shabbat, and whether or not you are, ask yourself and your loved ones this question as you end your workweek.

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The Queensland state government in Australia is to fund a new program to help combat killer heatwaves and outbreaks of disease caused by climate change. Authorities are even discussing imposing tobacco-style taxes against carbon polluters. The initiative comes as the United Nation chief warned that if the world does not take serious action by 2020, it risks the fallout from “runaway climate change.”

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Sumeet Vyas and Ekta Kaul are married now.

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