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PCB invites Bangladesh to fill in for Australia
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board has invited Bangladesh to play a limited-overs series next month after Australia postponed its scheduled tour to the strife-torn country citing security concerns.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 6:36:37 PM

Manipal University offers engineering programmes in Dubai campus
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) India's Manipal University Wednesday announced the launch of its engineering programmes in its Dubai campus, significantly enhancing the institute's presence in this booming Gulf metropolis.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 5:05:42 PM

Kirsten's presence will help India's strategy against Proteas: Kumble
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) New Indian team coach Gary Kirsten's long stint in the South African team will help in sharpening their strategy as they prepare to take on the visiting Proteas in the upcoming Test series, according to Indian Test captain Anil Kumble.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 4:33:24 PM

Dubai unveils plan for museum on Prophet Mohammed
Dubai, March 12 (DPA) The glitzy emirate of Dubai, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and extravagant shopping malls, announced a plan to set up a museum to highlight the life and legacy of the Prophet Mohammed, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 4:12:57 PM

Britain, UAE to launch research and innovation centre
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS) The Emirates Telecommunications Corp (Etisalat), British Telecom (BT) and Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) have announced plans to establish a joint research and innovation centre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 4:05:42 PM

UAE's investment in Sudan touches $7 bn
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the second largest investor in Sudan after China with a total investment of $7 billion, according to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Beshir, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 3:44:00 PM

UAE calls for creation of Arab disaster response agency
Cairo, March 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called for the creation of a pan-Arab agency for regional and international cooperation and coordination for quick response to natural catastrophes.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 3:42:48 PM

Worst highway auto pileup rattles orderly UAE
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The normally orderly United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been rattled by the country's worst road accident in which about 150 cars crashed in heavy fog on a highway, leaving at least five people dead and hundreds injured.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 2:07:01 PM

Iraq invasion a bonus for Al Qaeda holy war
Cairo, March 12 (DPA) If Afghanistan provided combat training for Al Qaeda jehadists nearly three decades ago, Iraq since the US-led invasion has become the main front in the network's holy war and provided a breeding ground for more converts to its violent ideology.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 7:59:24 AM

At least 34 killed, 35 wounded across Iraq (Lead)
Baghdad, March 11 (DPA) At least 34 people were killed, including police officers and members of the Awakening Councils, and 35 wounded, across Iraq, police sources and media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 11:18:30 PM

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