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‘Mini-city’ just for A380s at Dubai airport


June 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS) Dubai is set to unveil by the year-end a new airport terminal, which can even pass off as a mini city going by the facilities, exclusively ... Read more...

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Salman to play travel guide? (Movie Snippets)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Salman Khan is set to don a new role - that of a travel guide.Now whether the role is that in a movie or in ... Read more...

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Imran loses luggage during ‘Ek Main…’ promotional tour


January 30th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan lost his bag at the Dubai airport while in transit for the promotional tour of his forthcoming romantic comedy "Ek Main ... Read more...

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Drug smuggling bid foiled in Dubai


January 14th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 14 (IANS/WAM) A bid to smuggle 2.5 kg of cocaine into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was foiled by customs officials at the Dubai airport.The drugs were concealed ... Read more...

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Man held with drugs at Dubai airport


November 24th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) A bid by an Asian passenger to smuggle drugs was foiled Wednesday by Dubai customs officials at the Dubai international airport.The 2.35 kg of drugs, which ... Read more...

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Dubai airport handled four mn people in August


September 27th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai International Airport handled a total of 4,019,230 passengers in August, according to official statistics.The year-on-year passenger traffic rose eight percent to 33.3 million, compared ... Read more...

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Visa problem delays Argentine midfielder Sosa


August 30th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Argentine midfielder Jose Sosa had some difficult moments on way to Kolkata for the Sep 2 FIFA Official International Friendly game with Venezuela when he was ... Read more...

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Asian passenger held for drug trafficking in Dubai


May 5th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The authorities at Dubai International Airport have arrested an Asian passenger from Pakistan while trying to smuggle 70 capsules of narcotics hidden in his stomach.Dubai ... Read more...

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Woman strangles her newborn baby in Dubai airport


December 28th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) In a horrific crime, a woman strangulated her newborn baby after giving birth in an airport toilet in Dubai and then took a flight after dumping the tiny ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for showing finger in Dubai


November 12th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A Briton has been sentenced to two months in jail for showing the finger to a woman worker at the Dubai airport, it was reported here.Paul Anthony, 34, ... Read more...

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Asif hopes for luck to change after getting hitched to childhood friend


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 2 (ANI): Test cricketer Mohammad Asif, one of the Pakistani players implicated in spot fixing scandal, celebrated his wedding to childhood friend Sana Hilal.Though his nikah with Sana was solemnised ... Read more...

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Four cricketers of current Pak squad undergo “dope tests” in England


September 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) have taken dope tests of four cricket players from Pakistan, who are a part of the ... Read more...

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Dubai airport welcomes 50 millionth passenger


September 9th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS/WAM) Parvez Khan, an assistant manager with a hotel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been honoured with a rare distinction. He has become the 50 millionth passenger ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in cargo plane crash in Dubai


September 4th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Two pilots were killed Friday when a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed on a road just two minutes after it took off from Dubai airport, police said. The plane ... Read more...

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We won’t compromise on security, privacy: Blackberry (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) said here Monday that it would not compromise on security and privacy of its smart phones while responding to the ... Read more...

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BlackBerry says it won’t compromise on security and priavacy


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By GurmukhSingh Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) Responding to the ban on BlackBerry by the United Arab Emirates and Saud Arabia, device maker Research in Motion (RIM) said here Monday that it would not ... Read more...

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Dubai airport registers growth in passenger traffic


July 26th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 26 (IANS/WAM) Dubai International Airport, ranked fourth worldwide in terms of passenger traffic, has posted a 6.5-percent growth in passenger traffic in April, an official said Monday. According to Airports ... Read more...

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No full-body scanners at Dubai airports


July 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 6 (IANS) Full-body scanner, which enables security staff to see X-ray image of passengers, will not be used at Dubai airports as the device violates national ethics, Dubai airport security ... Read more...

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Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle 7.3 kg of cocaine


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs officials said Monday they had foiled a bid by a Nigerian woman to smuggle 7.3 kg of cocaine into the country. The cocaine was concealed in two ... Read more...

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‘Angels of Air India’ nurse Mangalore crash survivors


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Air India has deployed its full Emergency Response Team - "Angels of Air India" - at Mangalore where Air India Express Dubai-Mangalore flight IX-812 crashed Saturday. Besides the specially ... Read more...

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Air India Crash At Mangalore Leaves Over 160 Dead


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mangalore, India, May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a tragic plane crash that took place near Mangalore Airport today morning at least 160 people have been killed. The ill fated Boeing ... Read more...

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Helpline numbers for Air India flight IX-812 (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANSS) Air India has set up the following helpline numbers for queries on its IX-812 Flight that crashed Saturday Morning killing at least 158 people. "To assist us in continuing ... Read more...

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Indian man sentenced to death by Sharia Court for killing lover’s husband in UAE


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 3 (ANI): The Sharia Court of First Instance has sentenced a 27-year-old Indian man to death. The man has been charged with murdering his Indian lover's husband.The lover a ... Read more...

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10th Dubai Airport Expo opens


April 25th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 25 (IANS/WAM) The 10th edition of the international Dubai Airport Expo was opened here Sunday. The three-day event was inaugurated by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai ... Read more...

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Pak favourites to win T20 World Cup : Asif


April 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): Controversial Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif believes that his team would successfully defend their ICC World T20 Championship title during the tournament starting on April 30 in the West ... Read more...

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Asif’s estranged girlfriend accuses him of sending threatening mails, text messages


April 15th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.15 (ANI): The controversy involving Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif and his estranged girlfriend Veena Malik is getting murkier, as she has now claimed that the speedster has been sending threatening ... Read more...

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Dubai wood show, a blessing for exhibitors


April 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/WAM) More than 150 exhibitors from across the world have put their wooden products on display here to woo buyers in the region. Suppliers of furniture, wooden building materials and ... Read more...

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Pak actress serves a legal notice to Asif


March 8th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistani film and TV actress Veena Malik has served a legal notice to her former boyfriend and Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif for recovery of Rs 3.4 million.The notice, ... Read more...

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UAE refuses to lift ban on Asif


February 8th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 8 (ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif won't be able to participate in the Twenty20 series against England in Dubai, as the UAE has refused to revoke a travel ban ... Read more...

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Dubai Airport Freezone posts 30 percent rise in revenue


February 1st, 2010 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) Dubai Airport Freezone has recorded sharp growth in 2009 with revenue rising by 30 percent compared to the previous year, WAM news agency reported. Part of the increase ... Read more...

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Pak pacer Asif wants to make up for lost time


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov. 23 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is looking at the brighter side of his absence from international cricket for two years, saying that he got time to recover from ... Read more...

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Asif targeting Kiwi series to announce his Test comeback


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.22 (ANI): Tainted Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Asif is aiming to utilise the three match Test series against New Zealand to announce his come back on the international cricketing scene.Asif, who ... Read more...

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11th Dubai Air Show begins amid much fanfare


November 15th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) The 11th Dubai Air Show started Sunday in the presence of delegates from around the world amid mutual regional and international interests providing impetus to the show, a ... Read more...

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World Travel Market exposition to be held in London


November 4th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 4 (IANS) More than 50,000 travel industry professionals from across the globe, including from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will take part in the 30th edition of World Travel Market ... Read more...

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Mohammad Asif clears dope test


September 30th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Centurion, Sep.30 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has cleared the dope test conducted on him earlier this week here.The Pakistani team management has received the test reports late on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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