Tuesday 30 August 2016

MBRSG launches book on 'India Connection'

The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specialised in public policy in the Arab world, today launched a book titled ‘The India Connection’ during a ceremony organised at the Convention Tower of Dubai World Trade Centre.


Coca-Cola named sponsor of Saudi Football Federation

Coca-Cola has announced its sponsorship of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. The agreement includes full support to the Saudi national football team, and the three main events happening in the kingdom during the year --   the Saudi King’s Cup, the Crown Princ


One in every 67 British a millionaire, says report

Every part of the UK is more prosperous than it was last year, with uplifts in either household wealth, GDP, household expenditure and earnings – and a decrease in unemployment, according to the second edition of the annual Barclays Prosperity Map. As per the index, one in every


Expo Centre Sharjah posts solid growth in H1

Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS), a major events organiser and venue, hosted 15 consumer and trade exhibitions and conferences during the first half (H1) of the year as against nine events during H1 2015, marking an increase of 65 per cent. ECS also attracted 320,000 visitors during the


Etihad celebrates Emirati Women's Day

Etihad Airways has marked Emirati Women’s Day by announcing that more than half of the UAE nationals employed by the airline are women, including nearly 50 pilots. Aisha Al Mansoori recalls being mesmorised by the aerial activity at Al Ain Air Show in 2007. Nowadays, she is


WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

Popular messaging service WhatsApp said it would start sharing users' phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a notable shift in its stance on privacy. When Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014, founder Jan Koum vowed to protect data of its users, saying the deal would not af


Etihad presents top designer at India fashion show

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, presented the celebrated Indian designer Manish Malhotra at the unveiling of his winter festive collection during the kick-off of Lakmé Fashion Week in Mumbai, India yesterday (August 24). Famed for his lavish Bollywood cost


Eset discovers tweet-controlled Trojan

Researchers at Eset, a leader in the antivirus industry, have discovered an Android backdoor Trojan controlled by tweets. Detected by Eset as Android/Twitoor, it’s the first malicious app using Twitter instead of a traditional command-and-control (C&C) server.


Intelsat launches satellite to boost DTH services

Intelsat, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, has launched the Intelsat 36 satellite designed to enhance Intelsat’s media neighbourhoods serving Africa and the Indian Ocean regions. Intelsat 36 was launched from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch ve


Photobooth-ME launches 3 new products

Photobooth-ME, leaders in photobooths in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE has launched three new world-leading products and has trebled its photo/videobooth range due to demand. Approaching its seventh year in operation, Photobooth-ME has unveiled its new range of 18 photo/video/animatio

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