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Improved putting takes Jeev to 15th place; Westwood in lead

Improved putting takes Jeev to 15th place; Westwood in lead Dubai, Nov 21 : A much-improved performance with the putter made all the difference as Jeev Milkha Singh despite two bogeys came back with a four-under 68 that saw him move up from tied 22nd to 15th at the end of the third round of the Dubai World Championships golf here Saturday.

Jeev at six-under 210 is nine shots behind leader Lee Westwood (66) but a good final round could easily get the Indian into top-10 as he is only three behind sixth-placed duo, Geoff Ogilvy (68) and Sergio Garcia (69).

Jeev tied 14th at Dubai World Championships

Jeev Milkha SinghDubai, Nov 19 : Jeev Milkha Singh poured in a tense 15-footer for par at the end of two-under 70 round and that kept him in a tie for 14th at the inaugural Dubai World Championships here Thursday.

It may only be the first of the four days, but the inaugural Dubai World Championships is turning out to be everything it promised and more.

Spotlight on Wood at Dubai World Championship

Greg NormanDubai, Nov 19 : A "four-under par mile" at the Greg Norman layout at the Dubai World Championship may not quite be a Roger Bannister-like "sub-four minute mile", but Bitish golfer Chris Wood will take it.

Playing his first event, since he withdrew from the Castellon Masters five weeks ago, the Bristol lad went birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie over the last four to get into the clubhouse lead at six-under that was later overtaken by Robert Allenby (65).

Fashionable Villegas brings glamour to Dubai World Championships

Fashionable Villegas brings glamour to Dubai World ChampionshipsDubai, Nov 19 : Camilo Villegas, golf's poster boy and a new member of the European Tour, gives the season-ending Dubai World Championships the glamour quotient that a tournament offering the world's biggest prize money in a single week needs.

After shooting a flawless 66 that kept him tied for second and just one shot behind Robert Allenby (65), Villegas categories everything about the tournament as 'big'.

ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2010 to be launched in New Zealand on Monday

ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2010 to be launched in New Zealand on MondayDubai, Nov. 19 : The ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2010 (U19 CWC) will be launched in Dunedin, New Zealand on Monday (November 23).

The function will take place at University Oval, Dunedin, from 7 p. m. (New Zealand time).

The event is being held in advance of the first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan, which begins the following morning in Dunedin.

Jeev looking to end season in style at Dubai World Championships

Jeev Milkha Singh Dubai, Nov 18 : Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh is looking to end the European Tour in style with an impressive finish at the Dubai World Championships starting here Thursday.

At the breathtaking Earth golf course here, Jeevd played the Pro-Am Tuesday was back at the course Wednesday morning for some practice.

"I love the layout and had a good look at it. I hope I can round off the European Tour season in style," said Jeev, who will tee of with Rafael Cabrera-Bello in the first round.

First India-Sharjah Business and Cultural Forum to be launched

Hussein Mohammed Al MahmoudiSharjah, Nov 17 :The first 'India-Sharjah Business and Cultural Forum' will be launched Wednesday by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) at its headquarters here, a media report said.

The decision to launch this forum was announced at a press conference Monday called by the SCCI here which was attended by the proposed forum's organisers namely SCCI Director General Hussein Mohammed Al Mahmoudi, Consul General of India in Dubai Venu Rajamony, President of the Indian Business and Professional Council Sudesh Agarwal, and a representative from the Indian Association in Sharjah.

Making the PGA Tour was most satisfying, says Jeev

Jeev Milkha SinghDubai, Nov 17 : It has been a mixed season for Jeev Milkha Singh, who Thursday will tee off at the inaugural Dubai World Championships, which signals the end of the European Tour season.

It has been a season, during which Jeev despite a fall in his World Golf Rankings ensured a ticket to the US PGA Tour for 2010. The full playing rights were confirmed at the end of the final US Tour event last week at the end of the WGC-HSBC Champions and last of the Fall series events, the Children's Miracle Network Classic in Florida.

Strings, Abrar-ul-Haq to add glitter to Pak-New Zealand T20 games in Dubai

Strings, Abrar-ul-Haq to add glitter to Pak-New Zealand T20 games in DubaiDubai, Nov. 10 : In order to turn the two T20 matches between Pakistan and New Zealand into an unforgettable event and attract more people to the stadium to watch the encounter, sports authorities in Dubai have invited renowned Pakistani singer Abrar-ul-Haq and Strings, the famous music band, to perform at both games.

Haq will perform ahead of the first match at the Dubai Stadium on November 12, while Strings will be seen entertaining people before the second match on November 13.

Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab hotel celebrates its tenth birthday

Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab hotel celebrates its tenth birthdayDubai - Architects are agreed on one thing: An iconic building is often the result of just a few, genial strokes of the pen. The stylised form of the Eiffel Tower was dashed off in this way, along with the spectacular Burj Al Arab hotel which dominates the Dubai skyline.

World Travel Market exposition to be held in London

World Travel Market exposition to be held in LondonWorld Travel Market exposition to be held in LondonDubai, Nov 4 : More than 50,000 travel industry professionals from across the globe, including from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will take part in the 30th edition of World Travel Market exposition in London Nov 9-12, WAM news agency reported.

Government officials, ministers and international media representatives will also attend the event that will showcase latest industry products, business opportunities, among others.

World Travel Market exposition to be held in London

World Travel Market exposition to be held in LondonWorld Travel Market exposition to be held in LondonDubai, Nov 4 : More than 50,000 travel industry professionals from across the globe, including from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will take part in the 30th edition of World Travel Market exposition in London Nov 9-12, WAM news agency reported.

Government officials, ministers and international media representatives will also attend the event that will showcase latest industry products, business opportunities, among others.

UAE to appoint first female muftis next year

UAE to appoint first female muftis next year Dubai  - The United Arab Emirates will appoint the world's first female muftis next year, according to media reports Tuesday.

The Gulf state's Grand Mufti Ahmed al-Haddad said that six Emirati women are being considered for the training programme, which will last several months and commence early next year, the UAE's The National newspaper reported.

In May, al-Haddad called on qualified Emirati women to apply for

the programme, which includes instruction in Sharia law and legal thinking.

Younis Khan ready to play T20 again

Younis Khan ready to play T20 againDubai, Nov. 1: Barely four months after he bid adieu to T20 cricket after leading his team to win the coveted ICC T20 World Championship, Pakistan one-day captain Younis Khan has expressed his desire to play in the bang-bang version of the game once again.

Khan, who is currently in Dubai for the three match one-day series against New Zealand, said he is ready to come out of retirement to play in the two T20 games against the Kiwis.

Dubai Financial Services Authority signs MoU with SEBI

Dubai Financial Services Authority signs MoU with SEBI Mumbai, Oct 30 : The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) here, a report said.

The MoU was signed by DFSA'S chief executive Paul Koster and SEBI chairman C. B. Bhave on the eve of a Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) seminar here on 'The India-UAE Partnership: Investments, Opportunities and Synergies', a WAM news agency report said Thursday.    

Petroleum projects worth nearly $200 bn underway in Gulf region

Petroleum projects worth nearly $200 bn underway in Gulf regionDubai, Oct 29 : Development and exploration projects worth about $196 billion are being undertaken across the Gulf region in the oil and gas sector, WAM news agency reported wednesday quoting reports.

The current economic crisis has prompted petroleum companies in the Middle East to enhance reservoir utilisation and flow modelling based on geostatistical analysis to accurately estimate reserves, it reported.

India-UAE trade to be discussed at upcoming conference

India-UAE trade to be discussed at upcoming conferenceDubai, Oct 28 : Trade relations between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be the focus of a conference organised by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in the Indian city of Mumbai Oct 29.

Omar Bin Sulaiman, governor of the DIFC and Vice Chairman of the UAE Central Bank, will lead the DIFC delegation, which includes a number of the region's eminent business leaders, WAM news agency reported Wednesday.

International education fair Getex Autumn 2009 opens in Dubai

International education fair Getex Autumn 2009 opens in Dubai Dubai, Oct 27 : Getex Autumn 2009, a three-day international education show, opened Tuesday at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

More than 350 academic programmes from leading academic institutions and training centres around the world will be presented during the two-part education fair being held in Dubai and Manama, Bahrain, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Mammootty fans left distraught by Dubai stampede

Mammootty fans left distraught by Dubai stampedeDubai, Oct 27 : The stampede at the Dubai venue of the reality show featuring South Indian superstar Mammootty has left his fans distraught, with one of them saying "the mental and physical trauma of the evening was too much".

Show organiser Asianet said "things were completely out of control" when more than 15,000 fans tried to crowd into a venue meant for half as many to watch the final episode of Mammootty The Best Actor Award 2009, The National reported Monday.    

UAE issues pre-marriage health check guidelines

UAE issues pre-marriage health check guidelinesDubai, Oct 23 : The health ministry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has published a booklet on medical check-ups to be undertaken by couples before marriage, WAM news agency reported Friday.

The booklet was launched in accordance with the personal status law issued by the UAE government in 2005. The law makes medical check-ups mandatory before marriage "to build healthy community".




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