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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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India’s Negi is Asian chess champion


May 14th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City, May 14 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi and Irene Sukandar of Indonesia emerged champions of the Asian Continental Open and Women's championships respectively here Sunday.Negi ... 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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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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BP seeks business in UAE


March 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, March 3 (IANS/WAM) British oil major BP is seeking cooperation with the Sharjah authorities for exploring oil resources in the emirates.Sharjah ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi Thursday ... 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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Petrofac to get BP’s share in UAE gas plant


October 11th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 11 (IANS/WAM) Multinational oil services firm Petrofac has signed a $250 million deal with the Sharjah government to take over the operational responsibility and management of BP's 40 percent share ... Read more...

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Sharjah crown prince attends mass wedding ceremony


September 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 18 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah Crown Prince Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi has attended a mass wedding ceremony at the Heritage Village in Khor Fakkan town on the eastern ... 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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Abu Dhabi to expand hotel classification system


May 4th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) is to expand its hotel classification system to recognize properties that exceed five-star requirements. ADTA Chairman, Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, said ... 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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UAE to host Islamic embroidery exhibition


March 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS) The rich tradition of Islamic embroidery, from Pakistan to Morocco, will be showcased at an exhibition starting April 6 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, WAM ... Read more...

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UAE to organise lecture on ‘Dialogue of Civilisations’


November 1st, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS) A lecture titled "Dialogue of Civilisations between yesterday and today" will be organised here Monday under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president's representative ... Read more...

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Peshawar bleeds with 10 more injured in car bomb blast


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct.23 (ANI) At least 10 persons were injured in a powerful bomb blast that rocked Peshawar's Hayatabad area at noon on Friday.According to sources, the blast occurred in a car ... Read more...

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7 killed, 5 injured in suicide attack outside Pak Air Force base


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.23 (ANI): At least seven persons including two security officials were killed and eight others sustained grievous injuries in a suicide blast near the Kamra Aeronautical Complex in Punjab's Attock ... Read more...

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UAE, China sign cultural cooperation pact


August 25th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cultural cooperation, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. "The MoU is part of Abu Dhabi's ... Read more...

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275 prisoners pardoned in UAE


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 23 (IANS) The ruler of the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pardoned 275 prisoners of various nationalities serving jail terms in Sharjah prisons, WAM news ... 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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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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UAE president’s brother dies in chopper crash (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS) A three-day official mourning was announced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

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UAE President’s brother dies in copter crash


June 3rd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) went on a three-day official mourning Tuesday following the death of Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

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UAE hosts Picasso exhibition, showcase his Arab influence


May 26th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS) An exhibition of paintings by Pablo Picasso tracing the various stages of his career will open Tuesday in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for ... Read more...

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India-UAE trade likely to exceed $25 bn by 2010


March 25th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Two-way trade between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to exceed $25 billion from the current level of $19 billion. During a meeting with Crown ... 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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World Chess champ Anand shares limelight with Indian cricketers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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