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Saudi Arabia cuts customs tariff on 180 items
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's council of ministers has agreed to cut by 15 to 20 percent the customs tariff on 180 products, including foodstuffs, building materials and consumer goods.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 6:13:27 PM

Middle East telecom giants will eye Asian, European markets (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) Telecom giants in the Middle East will seek to acquire small stakes in large players in southeast and central Asia and southern and eastern Europe, according to a new report.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 6:12:33 PM

Sharjah to build houses for poor in Sri Lanka
Sharjah, April 1 (IANS) The government of Sharjah, the third largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is to construct a housing complex in Sri Lanka which will accommodate some 500 homeless and poor of the island.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 5:15:17 PM

UAE telecom operator launches remittance facility to India
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) leading telecom services provider Etisalat Tuesday launched a pilot service for money remittance to India.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 5:06:24 PM

Jet to launch Kochi-Doha flights from April 19
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) India's leading private airline Jet Airways will launch daily flights between the Qatari capital of Doha and Kochi in Kerala effective April 19.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 4:01:00 PM

Metro, monorail, trams - Dubai moves to have seamless connectivity
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) With Dubai's new metro rail system scheduled to be operational by Sep 9 next year, transport authorities in this booming West Asian metropolis are embarking to build a world-class public transport system that will include trams, water taxis and the monorail.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008 9:32:00 AM

UAE largest projects market in Gulf
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the largest real estate projects market in the Gulf with 37 percent of some $2 trillion investment in the region, according to a study.

Monday, March 31, 2008 7:37:18 PM

Sehwag 12th in the ICC test batsmen's ranking
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) A brilliant 319 against South Africa in the first Test match last week propelled India's Virender Sehwag to 12th place in the Test batsmen's rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here Monday.

Monday, March 31, 2008 7:36:54 PM

South Africa fined for slow over-rate
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) South Africa were fined for a slow over-rate during its drawn first Test against India in Chennai.

Monday, March 31, 2008 7:23:09 PM

Abu Dhabi, US companies in real estate JV
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi government-backed investment company Mubadala Development has signed a joint venture (JV) deal with US-based real estate developer, The John Buck Co (TJBC).

Monday, March 31, 2008 5:25:43 PM

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