Bollywood superstar Salman has been sentenced to five imprisonment by the High Court in Mumbai for running over five men sleeping on a pavement and killing one of them outside a Mumbai bakery in September 2002.
Fiji’s Health Ministry has received laboratory confirmation of an imported case of Chikungunya virus disease and will scale-up its national mosquito vector control program and its disease surveillance activities to prevent establishment and internal circulation of CHIKV.
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the time has come to take the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) to another level and give it the subsequent standing it seeks in the global community.
The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) is looking to government for its continuous support after the announcement of the 2013 budget.
Speaking to FijiLive FSC chair Abdul Khan said they are looking forward to hearing the announcement and they are sure government will continue to support the sugar industry.
“We see no reason why the government will not support the industry and we look forward to hearing a good budget,” said Khan.
He said they will appreciate whatever amount is allocated for the industry.
In the 2012 budget FSC’s financial assistance was adjusted to $40 million and in addition to its support government provided $700,000 for the purchase of farming equipments and machinery.
The 2013 budget will be announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for finance Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama at 3pm today at the FRCA Complex in Nasese and more than 300 guests are expected to attend the announcement.
Delta Tigers chase second winThe Rewa football team is chasing its second straight win in the Vodafone Fiji FACT and will be all out to beat Labasa in its Pool A clash later this evening at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Bollywood superstar jailed for 5 yearsBollywood superstar Salman has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by the High Court in Mumbai for running over five men sleeping on a pavement and killing one of them outside a Mumbai bakery in September 2002.