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    French 75% income tax struck down by constitutional council

    French 75% income tax struck down by constitutional council

    France’s constitutional council has struck down a top income tax rate of 75% introduced by Socialist President Francois Hollande. Raising taxes for those earning more than 1m euros (£817,400) has…

    Kate Winslet marries Ned RocknRoll in private New York ceremony

    Kate Winslet marries Ned RocknRoll in private New York ceremony

    Actress Kate Winslet has married her partner Ned RocknRoll in a secret ceremony in New York, it has been confirmed. A representative for Winslet said the private ceremony, held earlier…

    Price Control for medicinal drugs and Vitamins

    Price Control for medicinal drugs and Vitamins

    The prices of medicinal drugs and vitamins will come under the control of the Consumer Affairs Authority from 1st of January, 2013. An Extraordinary Gazette Notification issued by the Consumer…

    India v Pakistan: Yuvraj Singh stars as Twenty20 series is drawn

    India v Pakistan: Yuvraj Singh stars as Twenty20 series is drawn

    Yuvraj Singh smashed 72 to give India a series-levelling 11-run win over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international in Ahmedabad. The left-hander hammered seven sixes in his 36-ball effort, with…

    China approves tighter rules on internet access

    China approves tighter rules on internet access

    China has tightened its rules on internet usage to enforce a previous requirement that users fully identify themselves to service providers. The move is part of a package of measures…

    Sri Lanka establish diplomatic ties with Mauritania

    Sri Lanka establish diplomatic ties with Mauritania

    The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania established formal diplomatic relations on 21st December. Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to…

    Andy Murray beaten by Janko Tipsarevic in Abu Dhab

    Andy Murray beaten by Janko Tipsarevic in Abu Dhab

    Andy Murray lost in straight sets to Janko Tipsarevic in the opening match of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi. The Serb beat the world number three 6-3…

    Delhi rape victim ‘critical’ in Singapore hospital

    Delhi rape victim ‘critical’ in Singapore hospital

    The condition of a female student who was gang-raped on a bus in India’s capital Delhi is “extremely critical” at a Singapore hospital, doctors say. The 23-year-old victim – who…

    Fake Asylum Seekers Nabbed

    Fake Asylum Seekers Nabbed

    Twenty-one foreigners from Sri Lanka, Nepal and Burma have been caught falsely applying for asylum to extend their stay, the Justice Ministry said Wednesday. They were caught by immigration officials…

    Sri Lankan couple jailed in Dubai for bribing immigration officer

    Sri Lankan couple jailed in Dubai for bribing immigration officer

    The Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance sentenced a Sri Lankan couple to six months in jail for offering Dh10,000 as bribe to an immigration officer at Dubai International Airport,…