A VAT hike ran the risk of adding a heavy financial burden on the poor, but Gigaba said poor households would be cushioned through a zero-rating of basic food items such as maize meal and beans. As part of wide-ranging tax proposals, the Minister said the measures were being introduced, in the main, to generate an additional R36 billion in tax revenue for 2018/19.
Maimuna Lawan, an SSS3 student said the insurgents stormed the gate around 6:30pm, "They were shouting that we should not run". Nigerian security forces have begun a search and rescue mission, two people said. They also abducted three men as they fled along Geidam axis, Yobe Commissioner of Police, Sumonu Abdulmaliki, told journalists. "The team is profiling the students to know those who are missing?" THEWILL recalls that Abdumaliki Sunmonu, Yobe Police Commissioner, has said there is ...
According to Express News , following the incident, lawyer Kashif Rajput was arrested for firing outside the court. One of the victim died on the spot while the other sucummbed to his injuries in the hospital. Further investigation into the firing incident has been underway, he said. The event took place outside the courtroom of Judge Taseerur Rehman. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the shooting incident at the Sessions court and summoned a report in this connection ...
But the dumped fuel tanks created oil slicks in the lake and sparked safety concerns among locals. While the full details of fuel leakage in the lake are being confirmed, the Lake Ogawara fishery association chose to completely halt fishing in the lake until the fuel oil is retrieved.
And the GB team have subsequently broken their medal record for the Winter Olympics , taking home more than two medals at the tournament for the first time in history. Atkin said: 'I still can't believe it. Yuzuru Hanyu became the first male figure skater to retain his Olympic title in 66 years with a dazzing free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena, ahead of Japanese compatriot Shoma Uno with Javier Fernandez of Spain in third.
Sharif was disqualified as the Prime Minister after the Supreme Court convicted him in the Panama Papers case past year. The verdict will not affect the PML-N's registration as a party. "Whoever wants to be in the party will have to accept Nawaz as final authority", he said. However, the verdict will not affect the PML-N's registration as a party.
But hours before Mr Pence was to meet Kim Yo-jong - the influential sister of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un - the reclusive regime backed out in a move United States officials said was a result of Mr Pence's tough rhetoric. But North Korean officials had said previously that they had no interest or intention of meeting with Pence in Pyeongchang during the games. North Korean speed skater Jong Kwan-bom has done his best to ensure his country will live up to its reputation as ...
The police though claimed the MLA had misbehaved during detention. "Many Dalit leaders of the city had assured us that peace will not be disturbed during protests". BJP legislator from Kadi and Dalit community leader Karsan Solanki were heckled by a group of protestors when he went to meet the victim's kin on Saturday.
The letter backs the prime minister's Lancaster House speech in January 2017 but fails to support her Florence speech on Britain's transition plans in November. "They continue to pretend we can have our cake and eat it, but they get away with it because of the Cabinet's refusal to admit the truth that the Brexit we were promised can never be delivered".
He is on a two-day visit to the state. It doesn't matter for them as long as the BJP are ruling there everything is fine. "They are only instigating one community and religion against each other". "We believe that every single person, regardless of who he/she is and whether he/she is working in the police forces, military, doctor, lawyer, farmer or labourer or unemployed have something to offer for this country", the Congress chief said.
Already built into the agreement are 22 suspensions of the original TPPA, reflecting the fact that US President Donald Trump's first action on taking office a year ago was to withdraw the world's largest economy from the deal in favour of bilateral trade deals.
Last Thursday was the first day I was ever afraid to go to school. In 2016, the NRA broke its own political records to spend more than $30 million dollars helping him get elected. "Maybe the adults have got used to saying, 'It is what it is.' But if us students have learned anything, it's that if you don't study, you will fail".
Nyong'o continued, "You led us into the land of Wakanda without ego, without pretense, without fear". Nyong'o also mentioned Black Panther's breaking box office records when it opened in theaters just days ago. From someone who loves you. You are one of the fiercest fighters I know. "Thank you for the little details that make life more worth living". Since its release, Black Panther has already racked up some impressive numbers: It's grossed over $400 million worldwide and $201.8 ...
They proposed approaching the Alameda Police Department to do a gun buyback or hold a gun safety workshop for Alameda residents. We've learned through parents that Miami Beach Senior High is one of a few schools where the administration is not supporting the walkout.
On Monday, Erdogan talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani over Turkey's ongoing operation, the fight against terrorist elements and the latest developments in Syria, particulary Afrin and Idlib.
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Kothari said that he had gone nowhere and was very much in Kanpur. The probe agency is conducting raids on properties related to Kothari and others in Kanpur. Bank of Baroda gave Rs 456.63 crore, Indian Overseas Bank loaned Rs 771.07 crore, Union Bank of India sanctioned Rs 458.95 crore, Allahabad Bank gave Rs 330.68 crore, Bank of Maharashtra gave Rs 49.82 crore and Oriental Bank of Commerce sanctioned Rs 97.47crore.
The Irish and British governments have insisted they are fully committed to the Good Friday Agreement. Yesterday, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that both he and Tánaiste Simon Coveney reiterated to British Prime Minister Theresa May that the Government did not want direct rule in Northern Ireland.
In a series of tweets at the weekend, Mr Trump accused former president Barack Obama of failing to do enough to stop Russian election interference and belittled Adam Schiff, a member of the House intelligence committee investigating Russia's actions.
The stolen coins were valued at $38,480, a federal prosecutor said. By examining photos and video the U.S. Coast Guard took of the catamaran before it sank, an expert hired by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help in the high-seas mystery determined Bennett's story couldn't be true.
On Tuesday morning, he said him and Wanjigi spent the night at the airport. The incident is likely to intensify accusations that the government is infringing civil rights as it cracks down on the opposition following disputed elections a year ago, and Odinga's symbolic inauguration of himself as president last month.
Tightening gun laws would mark a change in course for Trump , who has championed gun rights during his campaign and presidency. "Murphy introduced to improve Federal Compliance with Criminal Background check Legislation", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement .
Mr Goldring and two other senior Oxfam executives faced an uncomfortable morning of questions from MPs about the sexual misconduct of the charity's workers in Haiti after the quake in 2010. The European Union and United Kingdom government have said they will review their funding of Oxfam in light of the allegations. The Oxfam chief was unable to provide further details on the cases when pressed by British lawmakers.
He said that with money, the BJP had become so arrogant that they think they can buy God also. This was followed by a roadshow where Rahul interacted with the people of the state. "The Tura-Shillong highway is there for everyone to see", he said. " Have a complaint from myself that I am here for a short span of time, Will come back and spend more time with you guys", Rahul made a promise to the people of the state.
Many Republicans generally oppose measures to tighten gun restrictions, citing the US Constitution's Second Amendment protection of the right to bear arms. Prior to being elected, Trump earned the support of the National Rifle Association. Cruz, 19, was able to legally buy an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle despite numerous red flags that nonetheless failed to prompt action by state and federal agencies.