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Dubai jewellery group to foray into real estate, luxury fashion
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Leading Dubai-based jewellery group Pure Gold has announced plans to foray into real estate and luxury fashion as part of its diversification plans.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 5:43:38 PM

Gulf set for big growth in syndicated loans
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Syndicated borrowings in the Gulf are poised for big growth as companies in the region seek to expand regionally and globally through organic expansion and acquisitions.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 5:42:23 PM

Saudi domestic tourism revenue to touch SR101.3 bn by 2020
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Domestic tourism in Saudi Arabia is set for rapid growth in the future as the total income from this sphere is expected to reach 101.3 billion Saudi riyals (SR) by the year 2010, according to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA).

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 5:41:30 PM

Work on Saudi rail project to start by 2008-end (Gulf business capsule)
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Work on the 20 billion Saudi riyals railway project connecting the holy city of Makkah with Jeddah and Madinah is set to start by the end of this year, Saudi Arabia's Transport Minister Jabara Al-Seraisry has said.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 5:41:04 PM

UAE emirate attracts Indian investors
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Thirty percent of the $2 billion foreign direct investment in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE has come from Indian companies, according to its investment authority.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 5:09:22 PM

British firm wins bid to run Dubai metro
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) British firm Serco was Tuesday awarded a contract for operating and maintaining the first phase of the Dubai Metro System, the world's longest driverless fully automated metro system.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:40:05 PM

UAE airline unveils global cadet pilots programme
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Dubai-based Etihad Airways has launched a new programme to attract cadet pilots from across the world to join its expanding flying team.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:30:49 PM

India-UAE trade likely to exceed $25 bn by 2010
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Two-way trade between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to exceed $25 billion from the current level of $19 billion.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:29:52 PM

Iraqi prime minister launches security plan for Basra
Baghdad, March 25 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki launched Tuesday a security plan in the southern city of Basra to maintain security and fight militias and gangs in the city, which has been witnessing heavy fighting between Iraqi forces and militia.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:19:39 PM

Iraqis gripped by Spanish football mania
Baghdad, March 25 (DPA) Iraqis, freed from the shackles of the former regime of Saddam Hussein, are obsessed with Spanish football teams Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 11:29:24 AM

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