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Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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US ship didn’t warn Indian fishermen: Dubai police chief


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The US ship that fired at Indian fishermen off the Dubai coast, killing one and injuring three, did not warn them, Dubai Police commander-in-chief was ... Read more...

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Kerala-born Yusuffali making waves in Gulf


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala-born M. A. Yusuffali is today dubbed as one of the most influential Indians in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a political and economic alliance ... Read more...

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Most UAE students start smoking before 14


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 80 percent of students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) start smoking when they are as young as 14 years, a survey has found.Tobacco use among ... Read more...

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Indians on death row in UAE: Victim’s family ready for blood money (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 31 (IANS) Seventeen Indians, sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have been offered a lifeline with the victim's family agreeing to settle ... Read more...

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Indians on death row: Victim’s family ready for blood money


December 31st, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 31 (IANS) Seventeen Indians who are facing death sentence for killing a Pakistani man in the UAE have been provided a lifeline by the victim's family who have agreed to ... Read more...

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UAE sets two Guinness records


November 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) A sword-throwing expert and a traditional dance troupe have powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to two new spots in the Guinness World Records.In a sword-throwing competition held ... Read more...

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Toll-free helpline launched for Indians in UAE


November 24th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 24 (IANS) People of Indian origin living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who need help in legal, financial and medical issues, now have a toll-free helpline -- the ... Read more...

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India a nation of immense power and presence: UAE daily


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to a large number of Indians, recognises that "India is now a spearhead of the future markets and a nation ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes on take-off in Dubai (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS) The crew of a Boeing 747 cargo plane are feared dead after the aircraft crashed on a road shortly after taking off from Dubai Friday, a media report ... Read more...

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Oldest sanctuary in Arabia discovered


April 12th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 12 (ANI): The oldest sanctuary in Arabia, as well as the oldest known ceremonial site dedicated to the dugong, a very particular marine mammal, have been discovered by the French ... Read more...

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‘Government to support Indians sentenced in UAE’


March 29th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The government will do everything to support the 17 Indian citizens, who have been sentenced to death by a court in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani man, ... Read more...

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17 Indians get death penalty for killing Pakistani in UAE (Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) Seventeen Indians have been sentenced to death by a court in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani man and injuring three others in January 2009 following a fight over ... Read more...

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17 Indians get death for killing Pakistani


March 29th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) A Sharjah court has sentenced 17 Indians to death for killing a Pakistani and injuring three others in January 2009 following a row over illegal liquor business, a ... Read more...

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UAE structure may find place in Guinness Book


December 7th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Capital Gate, world's largest 'leaning' structure under construction in Abu Dhabi, may get a place in the Guinness Book of Records, a local daily reported. "An application ... Read more...

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Prehistoric fishing tackle found in Egypt


May 13th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, May 13 (ANI): An Egyptian archaeological team has found prehistoric fishing gear, sewing equipment and jewellery all made from animal bones, as well as pottery and coins, near an oasis ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: Amla says no right thinking Muslim should be doing that


December 10th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Perth/Dubai, Dec.10 (ANI): Bearded Muslim South African cricketer Hashim Amla has said that any man perpetrating or involved with last months terror attacks in Mumbai, which claimed nearly 200 lives, would ... Read more...

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UAE plan for closer parent-teacher communication


October 17th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (IANS) Parents in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would soon receive text messages on their mobile phones from their children's schools if their wards play truant, ... Read more...

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Gulf investors look to India, China


October 8th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 8 (IANS) India is among the countries investors in the Middle East are looking at as investment destinations following the global financial meltdown.Investors who have gathered here to participate at ... Read more...

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UAE investors fear worse from global market crisis


October 1st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) The fallout of the market crisis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could very well be much worse than can be seen on the surface, the Khaleej ... Read more...

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UAE to impose life ban on job-seekers using fake certificates


October 1st, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has decided to impose lifetime ban on those found using fake certificates to obtain jobs and terminate service contracts of such employees ... Read more...

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UAE to set up quake alert network


September 12th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will set up a seismic alert network called Emirates National Web to keep track of earthquakes across the country, the Khaleej Times ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler’s poems turned into TV series


September 2nd, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) A set of poems written by Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ... Read more...

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10 Indians killed in Dubai fire accident


August 27th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) Eleven expatriate workers, including 10 Indians, have died in a fire that engulfed a bachelors' accommodation here that housed around 500 people, officials said Wednesday."Eleven workers were killed ... Read more...

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Indian, Pak Gulf expats to mark independence days


August 13th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.13 (ANI): Pakistani and Indian communities in the UAE are gearing up to celebrate their 62nd independence days of their countries this week. According to Gulf News, The Pakistani community ... Read more...

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Saudi Shariah court judge arrested in Dubai for possessing hashish


August 4th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug 4 (ANI): The Dubai Police has arrested a senior Saudi judge and his wife for allegedly possessing and using drugs.A police source said that the accused is a ... Read more...

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Australia should have made Warne captain: Tanvir


July 31st, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Tanvir, who played under Shane Warne's captaincy in the Indian Premier League (IPL), feels Australia made a big mistake by not making Warne captain ... Read more...

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G-8 nations urged to reform world financial order


July 6th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 6 (IANS) An editorial comment in a leading United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily has warned the Group of Eight (G-8) nations that global financial order urgently calls for reform ... Read more...

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Union Bank plans major overseas expansion


July 1st, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) The state-owned Union Bank of India (UBI) is planning a major overseas expansion after opening representative offices in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Shanghai ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan keen to see Iran pipeline deal through’


June 30th, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan is keen to see the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) oil pipeline project through and awaits India's readiness to engage with Pakistan in this regard, according to Pakistan's Minister for ... Read more...

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Indian school chain to encourage students to use laptops


June 21st, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) Students of a chain of schools run by a Dubai-based Indian educationist will soon be able to use laptops to learn their lessons and do assignments and projects. ... Read more...

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Dubai-based Indian to make thriller on maritime industry


June 15th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 15 (IANS) Most Hollywood films show maritime activities as dangerous or tragic, but an Indian resident of Dubai is set to make an emotional thriller that will focus ... Read more...

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Dubai to build airport the size of 19,200 football pitches


June 11th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dubai, June 11 (DPA) The glitzy Gulf emirate of Dubai has unveiled a plan to build the world's largest airport, which will be the size of 19,200 football pitches or the equivalent ... Read more...

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Six Asian workers feared killed in UAE mishap


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 2 (IANS) Six Asian construction workers are feared killed in an accident at a hotel building site in the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early Monday. ... Read more...

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India-origin journalist wins British business award


May 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin journalist who began a media company with his personal savings has bagged the International Association of Book-keeper's (IAB) New Business of the Year Award for 2007. ... Read more...

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