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A tutor is accused of molesting a seven-year-old girl while teaching her the Quran. Dubai Court of First Instance heard the 27-year-old Pakistani was giving private lessons to the girl at her family home in Al Qusais. Prosecutors said the accused had been hired by the child’s...

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A series of improvements are being considered to tackle heavy congestion on the intercity Emirates Road following complaints from commuters. Dr Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure, outlined details of a proposed plan to the Federal National Council yesterday. He said...

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Sharjah Police launch manhunt to arrest suspect in theft of diamond studded white gold necklace Sharjah: Sharjah Police have launched a manhunt after an expensive white gold necklace with diamonds was stolen from an exhibition at Sharjah Expo, an official at Sharjah...

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Airbus, manufacturer of the flagship A380 aircraft, has presented Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, with the prestigious award for the best ‘Operational Reliability Performance’ in the first year of A380 operations. The Etihad Airways A380 fleet recorded an...

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Rera chief Marwan Bin Galita says developers need to keep watch of post handover plans Dubai: The frequency with which Dubai’s developers are now offering post-handover payment schemes to buyers in off-plan sales should be a cause of concern, according to a top government official....

April 11, 2016 no comments 68
Meraas Holding, a Dubai state-owned property firm, has signed up VRstudios, a leading virtual reality (VR) company, to provide wireless VR experience at Hub Zero, the first immersive entertainment park in the Middle East region. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, VRstudios is the industry’s...

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Cloud seeding was a key factor behind the record rainfall received by the United Arab Emirates last month, according to a meteorologist. A total of 77 seeding operations were performed during the first three months of the year, compared to 20 during the same period last year, cloud seeding...

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The $1bn building is slated for completion by 2020 Dubai will soon host a tower a ‘notch taller’ than the Burj Khalifa, developer Emaar Properties revealed on Sunday as it unveiled details about its latest project at Dubai Creek Harbour. Called The Tower, the $1bn mixed-use...

April 10, 2016 no comments 96
The parking tickets will cost Dh2 in the morning and Dh1 in the evenings. Ajman residents now have to pay for parking on Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuiami Road. This will help investors near the Ajman Chamber of Commerce. Parking tickets will now cost Dh2 per hour in the morning and Dh1...

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The MidEast Watch & Jewellery Show received tremendous response since its first show in 1993 and witnessed around 900 per cent growth in the 40th edition compared to the first show, its organiser told Khaleej Times. The show has grown from strength to strength. It was a yearly event until...

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