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Etihad training 'flying nannies'


Dubai: Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has come up with a unique in-flight child care assistance programme in its long haul flights for families who travel with their children. Parents with their chil

World's largest Audi showroom opens in Dubai


Al Nabooda Automobiles, the official dealer for Audi in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has inaugurated the 'Audi terminal Dubai', a new facility that spans more than 15,000 sq metres across six leve

Women seek to sell kidneys


In a heart-rending tale, six women from Andhra Pradesh, whose husbands have been jailed in Dubai, have petitioned the Chief Minister and the State Human Rights Commission for permission to sell their

State requested to help free NRIs in Dubai

Narrating her plight, S. Padma, wife of Hanumanthu, said, “My husband is in jail for the past seven years. With the constant efforts of the Migrants Rights Council, the wife of the Nepali guard has ag

Man visits Dubai mall in underwear, held

A man has been arrested for visiting a Dubai mall, wearing just an underwear.

The man, 20, who works for a government department, was arrested along with four of his friends who were dressed in cloth

Racket kingpin made crores from sex trade

Lissy Sojan, the main accused in the Nedumbassery-Dubai sex racket case who allegedly trafficked as many as 125 women including minors from Kerala to Gulf countries, had struck it rich from the sex tr

Dubai to build its own Taj Mahal


The UAE emirate of Dubai plans to build its own Taj Mahal at a cost of $1 billion.

Taj Arabia will be about four times the size of the original monument in India, the Gulf News quoted the developers

RIL gets listed on Dubai Mercantile Exchange


Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has got listed on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), becoming the first major Indian company to participate directly in global oil futures market.

RIL got listed on D

Emaar net operating profit up 45% at $332 million in Jan-Jun


Realty-major Emaar Properties has reported a 44.35 per cent jump in net operating profit of USD 332 million for the first six months of 2012.

The company had posted an operating profit of USD 230 mi

US Navy firing: DMK wants probe


DMK on Thursday demanded a joint investigation by India and UAE into the firing on fishermen by a US Navy ship that resulted in the death of one of them as also interim compensation to the injured.

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