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JAITLEY’S 10% TAX ON INCOME FROM CARBON CREDITS A MIXED BAG MUMBAI/CHENNAI: The Finance Bill proposes to levy a tax of 10% on income earned on transfer of carbon credits. Such a tax will be levied on the gross income, …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN GALAXY S9 AND S9+ MAY HAVE A SMALL FINGERPRINT READER AT THE FRONT: The Galaxy S8 and S8+ and Galaxy Note 9 have the “Infinity Display” that made an enormous change in smartphones display.  However, these three devices were also …

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Gulf

Gulf News

DUBAI PROPERTY DEALS CROSS DH204 BILLION IN NINE MONTHS Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh204 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) data released on Monday. This was done through 52,170 …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GROWING TEA PRODUCTION IN BANGLADESH The move by the government to increase tea production as well as improve the conditions of the tea gardens is quite timely and, thus, most welcome. Tea industry, apparently a trouble-free production sector, is reportedly …

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Shipping

Shipping News

ASIA OIL 180-CST CASH PREMIUMS PARE GAINS Cash premiums of Asia’s 180-cst high-sulphur fuel oil gave up gains made in the previous session as buying interest for the lower viscosity fuel oil dried up following a 2017 record volume of …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT WIDENS 102PC IN Q1 Pakistan’s current account deficit widened 102% in the first quarter (Jul-Sep) of current fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) to stand at $3.56 billion compared to $1.64 billion in the same period of previous year, …

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India

India News This Week

ANIL AMBANI GETS A SEAT ON ATLANTIC COUNCIL ADVISORY BOARD NEW DELHI: Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been inducted into the international advisory board of global think-tank The Atlantic Council. He joins News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch, former Spanish …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: DUBAI POLICE FORCE ADDS HOVERBIKES FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE: Dubai is transforming into “Future City”, to get one step near to this initiative, they’re putting self-flying taxis in skies and facial recognition system at its airport. The Dubai police department …

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Gulf

Gulf News

VALUE OF EXPO 2020 DUBAI-LINKED PROJECTS HITS DH122B The value of all projects related to Expo 2020 Dubai has touched Dh122 billion as the UAE begins the countdown for the mega global showcase that will kick-off on October 20, 2020. …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL MARKETS FIRM ON TIGHTER US PRODUCTION, OPEC CUT Oil prices were firm on Thursday, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC, tensions in the Middle East and lower production in the United States as a result of hurricane-enforced …

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