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Dubai launches health campaign


July 25th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a campaign to create awareness on the dangers of passive smoking.The initiative was launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) ... Read more...

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Dubai launches new education initiative


June 27th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a new educational initiative to enable working nurses to seek higher education without having to leave their jobs.The Dubai Health Authority ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler’s website soon on iPhone


July 1st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 30 (IANS/WAM) The website of Dubai's ruler will soon be available on iPhone.The iPhone application will be launched by the Dubai government's media office for Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro project to go ahead: Chandy


June 6th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The much-awaited but long-delayed Rs.3,048 crore (Rs.30.48 billion) Kochi Metro Rail (KMR) project, which is expected to solve the vexed traffic problems in Kerala's commercial capital, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to dedicate new Kerala port to nation on Feb.11


February 7th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Vallarpadom (Kerala), Feb.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will dedicate the International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT) at Valarpadom, Kerala, to the nation on February 11.The new port, which will ... Read more...

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Kerala finally clears Smart City project (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The deadlock between the Kerala government and Smart City Dubai over the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi project finally ended Wednesday following talks between Chief Minister V.S. ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for Kochi infotech project


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The deadlock between the Kerala government and Smart City Dubai over the proposed Rs.1,500 crore Smart City Kochi project finally ended Wednesday following talks between Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan ... Read more...

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Congress backs Kochi infotech project


December 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Dec 9 (IANS) With the Kerala government trying to revive the much delayed Kochi infotech project, the opposition Congress Thursday said it was ready to play any role in its ... Read more...

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Smart City project should go on with Dubai, demands Congress


November 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress's Kerala unit Thursday demanded that the proposed Rs.1,500-crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project should go ahead with the participation of the Dubai government.Addressing reporters ... Read more...

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Dubai Economic Forum to open in Seoul Monday


June 20th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 19 (IANS/WAM) About 70 Korean businessmen will attend the Dubai Economic Forum that begins here June 21. A high-powered economic delegation led by Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, director general of ... Read more...

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Say no to smoking, Dubai tells youth


April 7th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 7 (IANS/WAM) Lead a healthy lifestyle with main focus on healthy food and sports, the Dubai government has told its youth, asking them to say no to smoking. The Dubai municipality ... Read more...

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Dubai stocks jump on $9.5 bn bail-out for Dubai World


March 25th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (DPA) Dubai's main stock market index jumped nearly 3.5 percent Thursday morning, following the government's announcement it would extend $9.5 billion in new aid to troubled giant Dubai World. The ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Hamas official’s death after Dubai names 15 more suspects


February 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): Clouds of mystery are surrounding the death of a senior Hamas official, after Dubai Police indicated the involvement of 15 members of an alleged Mossad squad in his ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Hamas official’s death after Dubai names 15 more suspects in case


February 25th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): Clouds of mystery is surrounding the death of a senior Hamas official, after Dubai Police indicated the involvement of 15 members of an alleged Mossad squad in his ... Read more...

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Indian realtors unfazed by Dubai crisis


November 27th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's realty majors Friday said the debt crisis of Dubai World, one of the largest global conglomerates, would not affect the domestic property sector but fund ... Read more...

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Fiscal committee chairman says intervention in Dubai World planned


November 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman of the Supreme Fiscal Committee of the Dubai government, has said that the committee's decision to intervene in Dubai World is well-thought ... Read more...

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Beckham, England stars may lose millions after Dubai developer runs out of cash


November 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Ace England midfielder and other Premier League stars could lose millions after buying up mega bucks apartments in Dubai.Beckham and Premier League aces Michael Owen, David ... Read more...

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Flydubai strengthens presence in Africa


August 11th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) Flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, is set to expand its network in Africa with the announcement of flights to Djibouti from Sep 1, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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Dubai state firm to build two luxury hotels in Ethiopia


July 20th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, July 20 (IANS) Along with Chinese and Indians, Ethiopia could now see a rush of investment from the Gulf, with the Dubai state investment company's $100 million hospitality ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi President denies rumours that his government will buy Dubai companies


March 19th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Mar 19 (ANI): Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of Abu Dhabi, has denied rumours that his government wishes to acquire companies owned by the Dubai Government. He ... Read more...

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Dubai records double-digit growth in non-oil foreign trade


December 13th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 13 (IANS) Dubai, the financial hub of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has recorded more than 40 percent growth in non-oil foreign trade in the first nine months of ... Read more...

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Yell and scream in Dubai for a world record


October 28th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) The next time you are in Dubai, you can try to make the loudest scream, shout, clap or whistle to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.Global Village, ... Read more...

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Japanese firm to design Dubai’s new $95-bn city


October 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) Japanese architectural firm Nikken Sekkei has bagged the contract to design a new 350-billion dirham ($95.3-billion) city to come up within the emirate of Dubai in the United ... Read more...

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New Dubai firm to provide advisory services


August 28th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Dubai government has launched a new independent company, The Consulting Office (TCO), which will provide advisory services to public sector organisations in the region.TCO will provide "top-tier ... Read more...

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Evidence against Asif ‘damning’


August 4th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) A fact-finding committee probing Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif's misadventure in Dubai earlier this summer has informed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf that there is enough evidence ... Read more...

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UAE firm’s Karnataka project stalled after regime change


August 3rd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) Work on a proposed new township in Karnataka planned by a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate major has been held up following a change of government in ... Read more...

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‘Dubai is most transparent real estate market in Middle East’


July 28th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) This Middle Eastern metropolis showed the greatest improvement in real estate transparency globally in the last two years and is also the most transparent market in the region, ... Read more...

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New Dubai budget airline named FlyDubai


June 25th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) The proposed new low-cost airline to be launched by the Dubai government will be named FlyDubai, it was announced here Wednesday. Vice President and Prime Minister of the ... Read more...

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Indian developers eyeing overseas realty market


June 7th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) More and more Indian realtors are planning global. And the Middle East, especially Dubai, seems to be the most preferred destination. Reversing the trend of ... Read more...

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Workers affected by Dubai fire get interim relief


May 20th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, May 20 (IANS) Over 600 workers, a majority of them Indians, who lost their livelihood in a market fire here last month, have been given interim relief. On the ... Read more...

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Pranab hails Dubai firms’ ‘tailor-made’ India projects


May 13th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) The projects being designed by various Dubai-based companies as part of their investment plans in India are tailor-made for Indian requirements, according to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee. ... Read more...

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Zardari denies crackdown plan on Pak media


May 13th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Refuting press reports suggesting that the new federal government was planning a crackdown on the 'unrelenting' media persons, PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said that the government ... Read more...

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World’s largest reinsurance company launched


May 10th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Muscat, May 10 (IANS) Dubai Group, the diversified financial services arm of Dubai Holding, the Dubai government's investment company, has announced the launch of the world's largest reinsurance company in collaboration with ... Read more...

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Dubai firm acquires stake in Indian wind turbine manufacturer


April 28th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 28 (IANS) Dubai Group, the financial services arm of Dubai World, the Dubai government's investment company, has acquired a 40 percent stake in leading Indian wind turbine manufacturer Chiranjjeevi Wind ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia’s investment projects touch 3.2 tn riyals(Gulf Business Capsule)


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) Investment projects in Saudi Arabia so far are estimated to have touched a total of 3.2 trillion Saudi riyals (SR) ($854.4 billion). Civil sector tops the list with ... Read more...

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