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‘Say no to bachelors’ campaign in Abu Dhabi

August 21, 2014 7:33 am0 comments
‘Say no to bachelors’ campaign in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 – In a move to flush out bachelors from shared and crammed apartments in the city, the Abu Dhabi Municipality has started a campaign and called upon residents and landlords to say ‘No to mass accommodation’. The campaign titled “Say No to Bachelors Thronging Residential Neighbourhoods – […]

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New online system to keep track of bodies

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New online system to keep track of bodies

Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 – Bereaved families of Indian expatriates in the UAE can now track the mortal remains of their loved ones through a new online tracking system. The system, recently announced by the Government of India, can be accessed on the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs website (www.owrc.in). Users […]

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GCC-Stat, Eurostat discuss cooperation

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GCC-Stat, Eurostat discuss cooperation

Muscat, Aug 21 – The Statistical Centre for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf (GCC-Stat) recently received a delegation from the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat). The EU delegation’s visit comes in line with the Centre’s ongoing efforts to develop the statistical system in the […]

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AFA delegation visits GPIC plant

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AFA delegation visits GPIC plant

Manama, Aug 21 – A “work-group-on-energy-saving-at-fertilizer-plants” from the Arab Fertilizers Association “AFA” led by AFA’s secretary-general engineer Mohammed Abdullah Za’ain recently visited the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company “GPIC”. The delegation was received by GPIC’s projects general director engineer Ahmed Noor al-Din, manufacturing general director engineer Fadhil al-Ansari and several corporate executives […]

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Solid Bahraini-UAE ties praised

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Solid Bahraini-UAE ties praised

Manama, Aug. 20. (BNA) – Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Dr. Juma’a bin Ahmed Al Ka’abi received here today the UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed bin Sultan Al-Suwaidi. Dr. Al-Ka’abi affirmed the ministry’s interest in consolidating the existing cooperation between Bahrain and the UAE, in particular, and the GCC […]

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KFC: Bahrain’s economy contributory, report

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KFC: Bahrain’s economy contributory, report

Manama, Aug 21 – The Kingdom’s leadership has always paid heed to the various economic sectors in order to achieve the country’s comprehensive renaissance according to the Bahrain Economic Vision2030. And as many of the national industries are linked with the King Fahd Causeway which is one of Bahrain economy lifelines. […]

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EDB officials visit China

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EDB officials visit China

Manama, Aug 21 – Officials from the Economic Development Board (EDB) are currently on a visit to the People’s Republic of China in preparation for a Bahraini roadshow to be conducted by a high-level delegation later this year. The roadshow will cover Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. In cooperation with […]

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Isil militants post video of beheading of American journalist James Foley

August 20, 2014 12:27 pm0 comments
Isil militants post video of beheading of American journalist James Foley

Washington, Aug 20 – A grisly video shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, US officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent US airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist. After the video was released Tuesday, […]

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Dubai one of world’s most influential cities: Forbes

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Dubai one of world’s most influential cities: Forbes

Dubai’s reputation as one of the foremost cities on the planet has been given another boost. The home to multiple record-breaking feats has been named one of the most influential cities in the world. According to business magazine Forbes, Dubai, which has more global air connections than any other city in the world […]

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Qatar ‘refuses’ to sign final GCC report

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Qatar ‘refuses’ to sign final GCC report

Dubai, Aug 20 – Qatar has reportedly refused to sign the final report prepared by a technical committee set up by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to monitor the implementation of an agreement to end the worst diplomatic crisis within the alliance. The committee established in April following the Riyadh Agreement […]

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