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Azimio protests won't derail government agenda, President Ruto tells Raila

Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- President William Ruto has dared Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition leader Raila Odinga to mobilise his supporters to nationwide protests, warning that the government will not allo... Read More


Hardships faced can't be seen as shortfall of demonetisation: Centre to Supreme Court

India, Dec. 6 -- Hardships caused due to demonetisation cannot be the basis for faulting the Government's 2016 notification to ban currency notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1000, the Centre told the Supreme Cou... Read More


Revenue Board to intensify surveillance as issuing invoice drops

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected Tk 32.29 crore in November this year, up 6 per cent from 30.40 crore in October this year through value-added tax (VAT) machines installe... Read More


NBR names top VAT payers

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) yesterday unveiled names of nine firms that paid the highest amounts in value added tax to the state coffer nationally in fiscal year 2020-21. Two ... Read More


Japanese economic zone opens today

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to virtually inaugurate a Japanese economic zone, to be called Bangladesh Special Economic Zone, at Araihazar in Narayanganj today (Tuesday).... Read More


Former IEBC chiefs get four years in jail over corruption

Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- The anti-corruption court in Nairobi has sentenced former electoral commission's chief executive officer James Oswago to four years in jail over corruption in relation to the procur... Read More


PS Kimtai wants 16 per cent VAT on vegetable seeds abolished

Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- The Ministry of Agriculture says it will initiate talks with the Treasury with the view to having the 16 per cent value-added tax (VAT) levied on vegetable seed abolished to make Ke... Read More


Taxman in bid to withdraw tax evasion claims against CA chair

Nairobi, Dec. 6 -- Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) yesterday launched a bid to withdraw a Sh2.2 billion tax evasion suit against businesswoman Mary Wambui Mungai who was appointed by President William R... Read More


Twitter can benefit from Musk's ideas

India, Dec. 6 -- What started as a data-heavy world wide web is no more just about the internet and data. Since Twitter's launch in 2006, social media platforms have been on a roller-coaster ride. No... Read More


Growth in freight loading and earnings of SER

Ranchi, Dec. 6 -- South Eastern Railway has loaded total 132.22 Million Tonnes of originating freight in the first eight months (April-November) of the current financial year (2022-23) registering a g... Read More