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Indian man jailed for molesting minor girl in Dubai
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) An Indian national living in the UAE was Sunday sentenced to three months in jail for molesting a seven-year-old girl in a lift.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 7:32:17 PM

Football star Ronaldo, legend Pele co-promote Emirates Airline
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) Portuguese forward Christiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid and Brazilian soccer legend Pele have joined forces in the business class of Dubai-state owned carrier and official FIFA World Cup partner Emirates Airline, which was aired Saturday for the first time.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 7:14:03 AM

UAE agog over theatrical spectacle on Prophet
Sharjah, March 29 (IANS/WAM) Dignitaries, media personalities and artists from all over the world arrived in Sharjah in the UAE this week for the premiere of the region's biggest ever theatrical spectacular, 'Clusters of Light', which tells the story of Prophet Mohammad from his birth to his death and clarifies the true essence of Islam.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 12:12:14 PM

And now, world's first store for smart government apps
Dubai, March 28 (IANS/WAM) As technology helps smart services become part of one's life, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has launched what it called the world's first store for smart government applications on Android and iOS platforms.

Friday, March 28, 2014 8:12:04 AM

Bahrain grants two weeks to jihadis to return
Manama, March 28 (IANS) The Bahraini government Thursday announced a two week grace period for citizens fighting in "jihad" missions abroad or regional conflicts to return, saying no criminal charges will be pressed.

Friday, March 28, 2014 4:56:09 AM

Saudi Prince Muqrin appointed second-in-line to throne
Riyadh, March 28 (IANS) The Saudi Royal Court Thursday announced that Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz was appointed as the second-in-line to the throne.

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:22:05 AM

Indian couple in UAE seeks support for newborn's treatment
Dubai, March 27 (IANS) An Indian couple in the UAE has sought help to raise 240,000 dirhams ($65,342) to cover their new born baby's medical expenses.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:44:03 PM

Expat Indian seriously injured in Saudi attack
Jeddah, March 27 (IANS) An Indian expatriate sustained serious injuries after being assaulted in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the media reported.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:06:15 PM

Vote to seek probe into Sri Lanka killings: rights body
Geneva, March 27 (IANS) UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) members should vote for a resolution calling on the UN's human rights office to probe allegations of war crimes by all sides during the final months of Sri Lanka's civil war, Human Rights Watch has said.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:20:03 AM

$140 bn lost in natural, man-made disasters in 2013: Report
Geneva, March 27 (IANS) Global natural catastrophes and man-made disasters had brought as much as $140 billion economic losses in 2013, according to the latest report released by Swiss Re Group Wednesday.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:00:04 AM

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