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Top Omani firm in JVs with three Indian companies
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Leading Omani business group W.J. Towell has tied up with three Indian companies for real estate projects in the Gulf nation.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 3:47:31 PM

JetLite plans Middle East flights this year
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) JetLite, the low-fare subsidiary of India's private airline Jet Airways, is planning to launch operations to the Middle East by the middle of this year.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 3:46:37 PM

MP-businessman threatens privilege motion against Air India pilot
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Indian MP and prominent Dubai-based businessman P.V. Abdul Wahab is getting ready to move a privilege motion in parliament against a pilot of state carrier Air India who forced him to disembark from a plane in Kozhikode.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 2:42:30 PM

Israel stages largest civil defence drill
Tel Aviv, April 8 (DPA) Sirens wailed throughout Israel Tuesday morning, as the country carried out its largest civil defence drill meant to simulate responses to war and other emergency situations like a large-scale terrorist attack.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 1:36:45 PM

UAE to compile date palm encyclopaedia
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to compile an encyclopaedia on the date palm tree, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008 9:38:32 AM

India risk losing second spot in Tests rankings
Dubai, April 7 (IANS) A tough task awaits India ahead of the third and final Test against South Africa at Kanpur starting Friday as only a win can save them from a series loss at home. Thery are also in the danger of losing the second position in the ICC Test Championship table.

Monday, April 07, 2008 8:32:53 PM

Shariah-compliant gold shares to be listed on Dubai bourse
Dubai, April 7 (IANS) Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a tax-free zone authority of the emirate, Monday announced a joint venture (JV) with the World Gold Council (WGC) to launch fully Islamic finance or Shariah-compliant gold shares with the intent to list them on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX).

Monday, April 07, 2008 7:38:06 PM

Iran to disclose new nuclear achievements
Tehran, April 7 (DPA) Iran is to disclose new achievements in its nuclear programme Tuesday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said Monday in a press briefing in Tehran.

Monday, April 07, 2008 7:37:42 PM

Burj Dubai is now world's tallest manmade structure
Dubai, April 7 (IANS) Burj Dubai, the skyscraper being developed here by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Emaar Properties, has surpassed the height of the KVLY-TV mast in North Dakota in the US to become the world's tallest manmade structure.

Monday, April 07, 2008 6:23:34 PM

UAE gives second instalment for UN food aid in Gaza
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released the second instalment of the $4 million assistance to a UN food aid programme in the Gaza Strip, WAM news agency reported.

Monday, April 07, 2008 5:49:20 PM

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