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Production begins for award-winning UAE film projects


November 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Commission has announced the start of production of films of the winners of a short film competition.The Aflam Qaseera Production Fund ... Read more...

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Air Arabia Egypt launches Istanbul flights


June 25th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 25 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia Egypt, a leading low-cost carrier in the region, has launched direct flights to Istanbul from its main hub in Alexandria.The airline's inaugural flight to ... Read more...

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Air Arabia launches holiday package to Kenya


May 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to entice Indian tourists, Middle East-based low cost carrier (LCC) Air Arabia Tuesday launched a summer package to Kenya starting from Rs.49,500."The low-cost ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to start daily flights to Kenya


March 14th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, March 13 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia has announced the expansion of its services to Nairobi from its Sharjah hub in the UAE and will now operate daily flights to the ... Read more...

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Air Arabia launches visa service for Indian passengers


October 5th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Air Arabia Tuesday launched a service to facilitate its Indian passengers to buy tickets and apply for visa to the United Arab Emirates online."We now connect 13 ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s 190-kg man operated successfully, recuperating


August 31st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Fifty-three-year-old Nizar Ahmed, weighing 190 kg, was operated upon successfully for weight-loss surgery in a hospital two days after being moved out of his south Mumbai second floor ... Read more...

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95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil found in Morocco


May 27th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new type of pterosaur (giant flying reptile or pterodactyl) that existed about 95 million years ago.With the help of ancient fossils unearthed in the ... Read more...

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Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis linked to liver cancer


May 26th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Patients suffering from cirrhosis preceded by nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are at an equal risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) than those who develop cirrhosis resulting from hepatitis C ... Read more...

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31 Al Qaeda men jailed by Lebanese court


May 13th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, May 13 (DPA) A Lebanese military court Wednesday sentenced 31 men, found guilty of belonging to an Al Qaeda-inspired militant group, to prison terms of 5 to 15 years. Judge Nizar Khalil ... Read more...

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Malaysian court settles issue of chief minister’s position


February 9th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 9 (IANS) The Malaysian Federal Court Tuesday ruled on the constitutional position of a state chief minister in the event of loss of majority in the legislature and change ... Read more...

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Air Arabia announces low-fare festive bonanza for Indians


October 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Flying to the Arabian Gulf during Diwali or Christmas? You can do it for as low as Rs.3,037 ($60) per head with Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based low-cost carrier. "We ... Read more...

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Relatives can defend Malaysian Indian in sedition trial


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 22 (IANS) A Malaysian court has ruled that Indian origin lawyer-lawmaker Karpal Singh can be represented in a sedition trial by his family members as well as lawyers. The high ... Read more...

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Two speakers cause chaos at Malaysian state assembly


May 7th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 7 (IANS) The Perak state legislature witnessed chaotic scenes Thursday with two presiding officers, both ethnic Indians, belonging to rival alliances trying to conduct the proceedings. The commotion that ensued ... Read more...

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Ruling reserved on sedition charge against Malaysian Indian lawyer


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (IANS) A Malaysian court will decide April 28 on veteran ethnic Indian lawyer-lawmaker Karpal Singh's bid to get a discharge on a sedition charge levelled against him for ... Read more...

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Low cost UAE carrier to start flights to Goa


March 10th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, March 10 (IANS) Air Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) based low-cost airline, has announced launch of flights to the Indian state of Goa from April 16, 2009, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Loss of Perak state splits Malaysian opposition


February 9th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 9 (IANS) The loss of Perak state has caused a rift in Malaysia's opposition alliance and an ethnic Indian leader has asked alliance chief Anwar Ibrahim to quit. Karpal Singh, ... Read more...

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Air Arabia slashes fares on Bangalore-Sharjah route


January 29th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 29 (IANS) Air Arabia Thursday announced new fares for its Bangalore -Sharjah route, starting from Rs.1,340, exclusive of taxes.Air Arabia, a low-cost carrier of the United Arab Emirates, launched services ... Read more...

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Fossil hunters discover two new dino species in Sahara desert


December 17th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): An expedition to the Sahara desert has found the fossilized remains of what are thought to be two new species of dinosaurs.According to a report in The ... Read more...

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Lungs made to ‘breathe’ outside body in unique transplant


October 30th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) In a path-breaking process, a team of British doctors has performed the country's first lung transplant by using a machine to allow the lung to 'breathe' outside the ... Read more...

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Air Arabia launches operations to Hyderabad


October 27th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) low-cost carrier Air Arabia Monday launched its inaugural flight to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, taking its total number of destinations in India to ... Read more...

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US military intercepts letter showing Qaeda weakened in Iraq


September 11th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 11 (ANI): The US military has claimed to have intercepted a letter in which senior Al Qaeda operatives have severely criticized their Iraqi operatives for failing to keep ... Read more...

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Air Arabia offers choice of seat service


August 10th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' low-cost carrier Air Arabia has introduced a new system that would allow a passenger to choose his or her seat while making a flight ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to double Mumbai flights to twice a day


June 5th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Air Arabia has announced that it would double its services to Mumbai to twice a day effective June 8. "Today, even ... Read more...

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Air Arabia launches daily Sharjah-Kozhikode flight


May 28th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 28 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Air Arabia Wednesday announced the launch of its daily services between Sharjah and Kozhikode in India's Kerala. "The increase in the ... Read more...

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Air Arabia carries 43 percent more people to and from India


May 1st, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) The Middle East's largest budget airline Air Arabia carried 246,296 passengers on its Sharjah-India routes in the first quarter of 2008, an increase of 43 percent compared to ... Read more...

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Sikhs called Bengalis ‘a trivial matter’: Malaysian Indian leader


April 15th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (IANS) A senior Malaysian Indian leader has urged the country's Sikh community not to get annoyed at being called Bengalis, calling it "a trivial matter". Opposition lawmaker Karpal ... Read more...

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Malay Sikhs refuse to back down on `Bengali identity comment


April 15th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.15 (ANI): Sikhs based in Malaysia have refused to back down over the issue of being referred to as Bengalis, saying the fact that a government minister had made ... Read more...

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Called Bengalis, Malaysian Sikhs walk out of function


April 14th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) A group of Malaysian Sikhs walked out from a function when Perak state's chief executive referred to them as Bengalis. Perak's Mentri Besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin made ... Read more...

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Air Arabia takes off for New Delhi


March 31st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) The Middle East's first budget airline Air Arabia launched its services to New Delhi Monday, its 11th destination in India. "The launch of service today demonstrates our commitment ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to fly to New Delhi from March 31


March 4th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 4 (IANS) Middle East's low-cost airline Air Arabia will start flying to New Delhi from March 31. "Following the introduction of service to Kozhikode (in Kerala) last month, we are ... Read more...

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Kerala welcomes Air Arabia Kozhikode-Sharjah flight


February 22nd, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 22 (IANS) The announcement by Air Arabia, the Middle East's first low-cost airline, that it would be starting a Kozhikode-Sharjah air service is being welcomed here. "We have been ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to fly to Kzhikode from Feb 26


February 20th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The Middle East's first low-cost airline Air Arabia will add the city of Kozhikode in Kerala to its list of destinations in India effective Feb 26. "We are ... Read more...

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