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Kumble sixth, Sachin 12th in ICC rankings
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) Test captain Anil Kumble is the best placed Indian in the International Cricket Council (ICC) bowlers' rankings at sixth while Sachin Tendulkar is at 12th in the batsmen's list.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:39:46 PM

UAE to host first Middle East Aviation Outlook Summit
Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the first Middle East Aviation Outlook Summit here Feb 27-28, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:25:55 PM

UAE plans $2.8 bn hospitality training hub
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Jan 29 (IANS) The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and US-based Argentum Development Company are planning a $2.8 billion hospitality training hub, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:14:09 PM

Outstanding Woods ready for Dubai classic
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) World number one Tiger Woods, fresh from his 62nd win on the PGA Tour that tied him with the legendary Arnold Palmer, returns to the Emirates Golf Club this week looking for a second Dubai Desert Classic title.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:48:52 AM

Traditionally secular Damascus rediscovers religion
Damascus, Jan 29 (DPA) Every morning, Fares leaves his house for the nearby mosque to say his dawn prayers. When he returns he expects his wife and two sons to have finished their own prayers and got ready to recite verses from the Koran until it's time to leave for work and school.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:08:16 AM

Despite defeat, India climb to second spot in ICC ranking
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) Though they lost their four-Test series to Australia, India Monday climbed to the second spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship table.

Monday, January 28, 2008 7:47:46 PM

Bill Gates launches `partners in learning' plan in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS) Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has announced a number of partnerships with educational institutions and governments in the Middle East as part of Microsoft's 'Partners in Learning' programme, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, January 28, 2008 5:52:57 PM

Iran warns UN of strong reaction against any new resolution
Tehran, Jan 28 (IANS) Iran Monday warned it would react seriously to any new UN resolution against it over the nuclear issue, and said the world body must wait until the global nuclear watchdog releases its report in February, official IRNA news agency reported.

Monday, January 28, 2008 4:19:16 PM

Russia completes fuel deliveries to Iran's first nuclear plant
Tehran, Jan 28 (RIA Novosti) Russia delivered Monday the final fuel shipment to the Bushehr nuclear power plant it is building in southern Iran, the Islamic Republic's nuclear officials said.

Monday, January 28, 2008 1:33:03 PM

Randhawa shoots flawless 66, finishes seventh as Scott takes title
Doha (Qatar), Jan 27 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa shot a flawless six-under 66 on a final day when sensational scores seemed to be the norm as he finished tied seventh in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. The former Asia No.1 totalled 10-under 274 and was the best of the three Indians in the tournament.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:36:14 PM

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