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457 illegal residents held in UAE


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) A total of 457 illegal residents have been nabbed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in last few days during a country-wide hunt.Among them, the ... Read more...

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Palm expo opens in UAE


June 16th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Ras al-Khaimah (UAE), June 15 (IANS/WAM) An exhibition of palm products opened in the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah Friday.Crown prince of the emirate Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to UAE meets Ras Al Khaimah ruler


June 6th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah, June 6 (IANS/WAM) India's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) M.K. Lokesh Wednesday met the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi.During ... Read more...

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SBI teams with Geojit BNP Paribas for NRI stocks investments


June 4th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services and State Bank of India inked an agreement to extend Portfolio Investment Services (PIS) to non-resident Indian (NRI) customers, mainly ... Read more...

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Andhra industrialist Prasad sent to jail (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) A CBI court Wednesday sent leading Andhra Pradesh industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad and bureaucrat K.V. Brahmananda Reddy to judicial custody till May 30 in the case relating ... Read more...

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Industrialist behind bars in case against Jagan


May 16th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) High flying Andhra Pradesh industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad has been arrested for alleged benefits received during the rule of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in return ... Read more...

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Over 250 people to get new houses in UAE


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 11 (IANS/WAM) A total of 277 people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will get new houses built by the government.Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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UAE signs air services deal with Britain


February 16th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has updated an air services agreement with Britain that allows full flexibility on flight routes, capacity of passengers, frequencies and types ... Read more...

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Emirates ruler grants $3.25 million


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Ras Al Khaimah ruler Sheikh Saud in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) granted $3.25 million (Rs.16 crore) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research ... Read more...

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Prayers for rain performed across UAE


December 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rulers of the various emirates have offered prayers for rain.In Sharjah, crown ... Read more...

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UAE rulers greet nation on 40th national day


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) Rulers of all states of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have greeted the people on the country's 40th national day, and stressed the essence of ... Read more...

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Amnesty for prisoners on UAE national day


November 30th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday ordered the release of 64 prisoners of various nationalities in a humanitarian gesture ahead of the country's national day ... Read more...

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UAE officials hold talks with envoys


November 1st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS/WAM) Senior officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met the envoys of the US, Bangladesh, Tunisia and Colombia and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties.Sheikh ... Read more...

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Arab business called upon to embrace innovation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Sukuk (Ras Al Khaimah), Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates Supreme Council Member and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, has called upon the Arab ... Read more...

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Geojit BNP Paribas forms joint venture in Oman


September 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Geojit BNP Paribas has formed a new joint venture in Oman with the Qurum Business Group (QBG) and National Securities Co, a leading Omani brokerage ... Read more...

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RAK Airways keen to operate more flights into Kerala


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) RAK Airways, a national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) operating from Ras Al Khaimah, Tuesday evinced interest in operating more flights to Kerala."The airline's ... Read more...

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UAE to release 179 more prisoners


July 28th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday announced the release of 179 prisoners, a day after the UAE president pardoned 676 inmates to mark the Islamic ... Read more...

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‘Operate more flights between India, Ras Al Khaimah’


July 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah has asked the Indian government to increase the number of flights between the emirate and India to cut down ... Read more...

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UAE to open 140 new mosques in 2011


June 28th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 28 (IANS/WAM) A total of 140 new mosques will be opened across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year, an official said.Mohammed Obeid Al Mazrouei, executive director ... Read more...

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More flights between Ras Al Khaimah, Indian cities demanded


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) Eight major associations of the Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah have urged the Indian government to increase the number of flights between Indian cities and ... Read more...

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Three kg hashish seized in UAE


April 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) At least three kilograms of hashish, hidden in a car, was seized by the customs department at a port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Officials of ... Read more...

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UAE signs open skies pact with Djibouti


February 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed an open skies pact with Djibouti on commercial flights between the two countries.The pact was signed between Omar Bin Ghaleb, ... Read more...

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UAE court tries Pak brothers charged for running ‘Qa’eda-linked jihadi group’


December 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Dec 28 (ANI): Two Pakistan nationals accused of running a jihadi organisation, and aiding and abetting al Qa'eda have gone on trial in the United Arab Emirates.The two brothers from ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland’s UAE joint venture plant goes on stream


December 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Chennai-based commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Limited Thursday announced the commissioning of its Ras Al Khaimah plant set up in a joint venture with Ras Al Khaimah Investment ... Read more...

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UAE’s air traffic up 6.9 percent in November


December 16th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS/WAM) UAE's air traffic movement grew by 6.9 percent in November, compared to the corresponding period last year, the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said in its monthly report ... Read more...

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UAE emirate pardons 140 prisoners


November 7th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has pardoned 140 prisoners so they can celebrate Eid with their families, it was announced Sunday.Sheikh Saud bin ... Read more...

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UAE, India discuss bilateral ties


September 27th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Sep 27 (IANS/WAM) The strengthening of United Arab Emirates (UAE)-India bilateral ties was discussed at a meeting here of top officials of the two countries. M.K. Lokesh, India's ambassador ... Read more...

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Indian firm helps build water park in UAE


September 25th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ras al-Khaimah (UAE), Sep 25 (IANS/WAM) An ice-themed water park in the Arabian Gulf, where penguins can be seen frolicking in the waters, was built at a cost of $100 million by ... Read more...

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M&M in Gulf JV for armouring vehicles


June 17th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Indicative of the growing strength of Indian private sector companies in the defence manufacturing sector, automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra Thursday announced a Gulf joint venture for ... Read more...

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Private firms contributed $350 mn capital to UAE


April 9th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) Private companies in UAE contributed an amount of more than $350 million to the country's total capital in 2009, according to latest statistics. A total of 15 new private ... Read more...

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UAE authorities nail Qaeda terror ring plotting to blow up Dubai targets


September 17th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.17 (ANI): United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities earlier this year quietly broke up a major terrorist ring affiliated with al Qaeda that had plotted to blow up targets in Dubai.According to ... Read more...

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UAE children read over million books in charity campaign


November 20th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) The count is out. And a total of 1,323,218 books were read by children between the ages of three and 14 in the course of a two-week campaign ... Read more...

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New law on running real estate office in Ras Al Khaimah


September 16th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) A new law here stipulates that only nationals of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Gulf nations can hold a licence for running a real estate office ... Read more...

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Ras Al Khaimah ruler pardons 60 prisoners ahead of Ramadan


August 28th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 28 (IANS) Member of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Supreme Council and ruler of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has ordered the release ... Read more...

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Hit Kerala play to be staged in UAE


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 22 (IANS) Expatriate Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are in for a treat this winter when the hit Malayalam play "Chayamukhy", starring superstar Mohanlal and Mukesh, is staged ... Read more...

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