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Dubai Crown Prince opens Gitex Technology

October 13, 2014 10:23 am0 comments
Dubai Crown Prince opens Gitex Technology

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, opened Gitex Technology Week on Sunday. The trade event, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre until Thursday, is expected to gather industry professionals from more than 150 […]

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Cyclone in India kills 8 as typhoon lashes Japan

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Cyclone in India kills 8 as typhoon lashes Japan

Hyderabad, India (AP), Oct 13 – A powerful cyclone that slammed into India’s eastern seaboard weakened as it moved inland Monday, leaving at least eight dead in its wake. Rescue workers readied helicopters, aircraft and ships to carry out relief operations once daylight made clear the extent of damage. In another […]

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100 UAE Haj pilgrims scammed

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100 UAE Haj pilgrims scammed

Dubai, Oct 13 – Around 100 UAE Haj pilgrims were scammed by an unauthorised company that used fake Haj permits to let the pilgrims enter Saudi Arabia, the Executive Director of Islamic Affairs at the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment said. The pilgrims, who paid the company around Dh2.5 […]

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Drone copters to inspect UAE construction sites

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Drone copters to inspect UAE construction sites

Dubai, Oct 13 – Drone hexacopters will soon hover above construction sites and labour camps, ensuring that labour companies are complying with regulations set by the Ministry of Labour. The remote-controlled hexacopter was revealed at the ministry’s stand at the GITEX exhibition. It can be controlled within a 2km radius and […]

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British MPs to vote on Palestinian State recognition

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British MPs to vote on Palestinian State recognition

London, Oct 13 – The British House of Commons is expected to conduct a “symbolic vote” on recognition of Palestine as a State in a step likely to push the peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis. The motion had been submitted by an MP from the opposition Labour Party to […]

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Cabinet congratulates HRH Premier on medical check-up success

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Cabinet congratulates HRH Premier on medical check-up success

Manama, Oct 13 – The Cabinet has extended sincere congratulations to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa following the successful medical examination he had undergone while abroad, wishing him continuous good health and long life, Minister of State for Information Affairs and the Official Spokesperson of […]

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Mother of Princess Lulua bint Fahad bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud dies

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Mother of Princess Lulua bint Fahad bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud dies

Riyadh, Oct 13 – The mother of Her Royal Highness Princess Lulua bint Fahad bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has passed away, the Saudi Royal Court announced. The funeral prayer will be held today after sunset prayer at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh, the Royal Court added.

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Culture Minister receives ATO’s President

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Culture Minister receives ATO’s President

Manama, Oct 13 – Arab Tourism Organisation (ATO)’s President Dr. Bandar bin Fahad Al Fuhaid participated in the Kingdom of Bahrain’s celebrations marking the International Tourism Day (ITD). The visit was in response to invitation extended to him by the Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa also Chairperson of […]

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Registration begins for 2015-2016 grade one students

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Registration begins for 2015-2016 grade one students

Manama, Oct 13 – The Ministry of Education has announced that the registration of boys and girls born in 2009 and who will join grade one in the school year 2015-2016 is taking place from October 12 until October 16. The Ministry said that the age recorded on the child’s birth […]

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Fashion designer beaten for exposing bootleggers

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Dubai, Oct 13 – A fashion designer was beaten brutally and his mobile phone stolen when he used it to take photographs of three alleged bootleggers hiding liquor bottles under his vehicle. The 26-year-old Pakistani fashion designer was said to have taken several photos of the three Pakistani bootleggers as he […]

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