Almost within four weeks of the largest gold detection in history by the Customs, a far greater amount of gold was detected by Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport worth Rs.337 million from a passenger returning from Doha, Qatar yesterday.
Officials attached to the Customs Narcotic Control Unit thwarted an attempt to smuggle out a large stock of gold with the assistance of an airport employee last morning, similar to the previous case detected on April 4th.
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Malaysia to deport thousands of undocumented Indonesian migrants
JAKARTA REUTERS JUNE 11- Indonesia is preparing to receive thousands of deportees from Malaysia, a government official said on Friday, amid a crackdown there on undocumented workers and as the country suffers its most severe coronavirus outbreak so far.
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ComBank supports healthcare sector with donations to over sixteen State institutions
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Australia consider positively request made by Foreign Minister
Procurement of AstraZenaca vaccine
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Capture The Castle
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Doha- Capital Of Culture
Doha boasts world-class facilities for all manner of events.
12-man addition to PH Azkals
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Meatsmith Goes Global
Meatsmith goes global. The first stop: Doha.
On Food and Travel
I HAVE NEVER CONSIDERED myself a foodie. Over the years of travel across Europe, I have gotten by with whatever I have come across, which being a vegetarian has at times been only bread and cheese. Food was not a priority and I spent the least amount of time searching for the specialities that a place had to offer. Now I wonder though if I was missing something in my travels.
A swathe of hotels are opening in the Gulf State in the run-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup
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