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Sharjah taxi owners to get $1.3 billion bonus


July 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 16 (IANS/WAM) The Sharjah Executive Council has approved a proposal to pay 5,085 taxi owners an annual bonus of AED 5,085 million (about $1.3 billion).The proposal was ... Read more...

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ATM for blind launched in Sharjah


July 5th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 5 (IANS/WAM) In a first in the Middle East as well as the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a teller machine for blind and visually impaired people has been ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Nobel laureate meets Sharjah ruler


May 10th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 9 (IANS/WAM) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank, met the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday and discussed economic and ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler writes off two citizens’ debts


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 13 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the authorities to write off the debts of two citizens.Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler gets honorary doctorate


March 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris ... Read more...

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UAE leader meets US envoy


February 29th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Tuesday met US Ambassador to UAE Michael H. Corbin and discussed ... Read more...

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UAE leader meets scientists


January 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 31 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday met scientists who have developed ways to cure Alzheimer's disease and cancer.Sheikh Sultan Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler pardons 173 prisoners


January 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the release of 173 prisoners for showing good conduct while serving their jail terms.Major ... Read more...

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Sharjah approves 2012 general budget


December 30th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 30 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the general budget for 2012.The budget, estimated at 11.6 billion dirhams (around $3 billion), ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler undergoes surgery in Paris


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the ruler of Sharjah, has successfully undergone a "minor" surgery in Paris.Sheikh Sultan Thursday greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin ... Read more...

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Sharjah’s shops for women to have only female workers


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 23 (IANS) Shops in the emirate of Sharjah that sell items for women now must have only female workers, according to a new law.All commercial outlets that sell items and ... Read more...

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President Patil opens Indian centre in Sharjah


November 25th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) Indian President Pratibha Patil and ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi have inaugurated the Indian Trade Exhibition Centre in Sharjah, it was announced ... Read more...

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Patil inaugurates trade centre, asks UAE to join India’s second Green Revolution


November 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah (UAE), Nov 25 (ANI): To make businessmen reach out to the lucrative Gulf region, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday inaugurated the India Trade and Exhibition Centre (ITEC), and ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit UAE, Syria to boost trade ties


November 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): To further boost India's economic ties with the Gulf region and to promote trade, tourism and investment, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be paying a state visit ... Read more...

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UAE releases 300 prisoners


August 13th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released over 300 prisoners of various nationalities to mark the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Art of Arabic Calligraphy opens in Sharjah


April 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 8 (IANS/WAM) Aesthetic intricacies of 333 artists from 28 countries are on display at the Art of Arabic Calligraphy 2010 being held in Sharjah. The biennial show featuring masterpieces of calligraphy, ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler pardons 133 prisoners


September 3rd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, has pardoned 133 prisoners on the occasion of the Islamic holy month of ... Read more...

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Sharjah to host meet on Islamic contribution to science


March 21st, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
Sharjah, March 21 (IANS) An international conference on Islamic contribution to science will be organised next week here under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah and ... Read more...

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