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Jeev hopes to change fortunes in Dubai, tune up for India swing
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh may have been overtaken by Jyoti Randhawa in the world golf rankings, but the newly-married Chandigarh pro continues to be the top draw among the Indian expats in Dubai, as the Indian duo tunes up for the Dubai Desert Classic.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:14:13 PM

Harbhajan-Symonds saga a wake-up call for cricketers: Speed
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) Welcoming Justice John Hansen's judgment on the Harbhajan Singh-Andrew Symonds racial slur saga, International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Malcolm Speed Wednesday said that the incident is a wake-up call for all cricketers to improve their on-field behaviour.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:09:59 PM

I play to win for myself and my family: Tiger Woods
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods has said that he plays to win for himself and his family and not for anyone else.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:13:04 PM

UAE to be linked to WHO's regional health alert system
Dubai, Jan 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be linked to a 'regional alert system' of the World Health Organisation (WHO) by the year-end, a senior official has said.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:58:14 PM

Arab world's first health portal launched
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS) Mubadala Healthcare, a division of Mubadala Development Company owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, has launched its website - the first in the Arab world.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:27:40 PM

First Gulf Bank earns record profit of $547 mn
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS) The First Gulf Bank (FGB), one of the leading financial institutions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced a record profit of 2 billion dirham ($547 million) for 2007, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:00:11 PM

Microsoft, Emirates Airline to set up innovation lab
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (Xinhua) Microsoft and the Dubai-based Emirates Airline will set up an innovation lab in Dubai to develop products and services for the travel industry, the Gulf News reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 2:06:36 PM

Dubai to build world's longest arched bridge
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (Xinhua) Dubai will invest some $817 million (three billion dirhams) to build the world's longest arched bridge in the downtown Dubai Creek, local newspaper Khaleej Times reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 2:06:12 PM

UAE to set up anti-doping laboratory
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will set up an anti-doping laboratory to test athletes for illegal performance-enhancing drugs, local newspaper Gulf News reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 1:54:14 PM

Stenson hopeful of retaining Dubai Desert Classic trophy
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Defending champion Henrik Stenson Tuesday said he was optimistic of his chances of retaining the Dubai Desert Classic golf trophy in 2008, making it two in a row.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 10:36:24 PM

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