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1 hour 32 minute

India, Australia attempt to rescue injured Navy commander

India, Australia and other international agencies have launched a massive effort to rescue a seriously injured Indian Navy commander participating in the Golden Globe Race (GGR) 2018, an official said in Mumbai on Saturday. Commander Abhilash Tomy is sailing aboard an indigenously built sailing vessel, SV Thuraya, which overturned and dismasted during stormy weather.  The sailor said he has suffered severe back injury, immobilising him aboard the vessel on the 84th day in the GGR competition, around 5,020 kms from Kanyakumari in the Indian Ocean. Late Friday, Commander Tomy managed to relay a message on his SatPhone indicating his condition...
1 hour 34 minute

Batti Gul Meter Chalu’s lawyer Ashrut Jain speaks about Bhumi, Shahid and much more

Starting his career with Ranveer Singh starrer Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram Leela, former YRF casting AD and now acting in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Amitabh Bachchan’s Mulk and Shahid Kapoor’s Batti Gul Meter Chalu are what he’s best known for. Ashrut Jain, who is setting foot in Bollywood slowly and steadily, gets candid to Deccan Chronicle about the role he’s longing for, how he made it and what has his experiences with Shahid Kapoor and co-worker Bhumi Pednekar been like. Here are some excerpts from the interview: Finally bagging movies like Mulk and Batti… Yeah, but took little time...
1 hour 40 minute

World Future Energy Summit Rebrands to Stress All Forms of Sustainability

Abu Dhabi - MENA Herald: The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) has made significant changes for its 2019 edition, combining all aspects of sustainability under one global brand. The annual event, hosted by Masdar, and an integral part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, will see its summit, forums and six co-located exhibitions integrated under the powerful WFES brand, with business and innovation in sustainability as the common theme. Now in its 12th year, the WFES is a global platform for the transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide. The 2018 event...

1 hour 43 minute

Commercial Bank of Dubai and PwC sign agreement to foster digital innovation

Dubai - MENA Herald: Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and PwC Middle East, recently signed an agreement on an innovation programme that will help the bank in its objective to become default digital and in providing an exceptional customer experience by collaborating with FinTech startups, and effectively leveraging emerging technology as a tool. The agreement was signed by Dr. Bernd van Linder, Chief Executive Officer of CBD, and Mehryar Ghazali, Partner and Financial Services Practice Leader at PwC Middle East, during a ceremony held recently in Dubai, in the presence of senior management from both organizations. During the yearlong initiative,...
1 hour 48 minute

Careem partners with Rehlat to provide new services

Dubai – Mubasher: The Dubai-based Careem has signed a partnership agreement with Rehlat, an online travel company in the Middle East, which gives customers access to Careem service directly and flawlessly through Rehlat App. Aiming to offer the first-and-last-mile connectivity, Rehlat’s partnership with cab aggregator Careem will allow users to not only book flights and/or hotels but also cabs for all the destinations where Careem offers its services, according to a recent statement. Careem, Uber’s main ride-hailing app rival in the Middle East, has become a staple addition to the region’s urban mobility scene, while Rehlat is currently among the...
2 hour 8 minute

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill

Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs. Republicans said Friday nothing has been decided in behind-the-scenes discussions. But Henry Connelly, a spokesman for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, called the effort a "Republican attempt to hijack a bipartisan effort on opioids funding to ram through a multibillion-dollar handout to Big Pharma." The House and Senate are working on major legislation to combat the opioids epidemic by focusing...

2 hour 14 minute

UAE’s tech market signals significant growth opportunities to Polish businesses

WARSAW, 23rd September, 2018 (WAM) -- A delegation from Dubai Internet City, DIC, will visit Poland for a five-day roadshow between the 24th - 28th September as part of its outreach to engage Polish entrepreneurs and business leaders, along with those in the wider Eastern European region. The trip comes at a time when relations between Poland and the UAE are growing in strength. With bilateral trade valued at AED3.67 billion (US$1 billion) back in 2015 according to the Embassy of Poland in Abu Dhabi, economic exchange between the two countries has seen a steady increase, while tourism is also...
2 hour 17 minute

Dubai Commercial Bank, PwC sign agreement to foster digital innovation

DUBAI, 23rd September, 2018 (WAM) -- Commercial Bank of Dubai, CBD, and PwC Middle East, recently signed an agreement on an innovation programme that will help the bank in its objective to become default digital and in providing customer experience by collaborating with FinTech startups, and effectively leveraging emerging technology as a tool. The agreement was signed by Dr. Bernd van Linder, CEO of CBD, and Mehryar Ghazali, Partner and Financial Services Practice Leader at PwC Middle East, during a ceremony held recently in Dubai, in the presence of senior management from both organisations. During the yearlong initiative, CBD will...
2 hour 46 minute

Saudi’s Al Haramain train ticket prices officially revealed

Saudi’s Al Haramain train ticket prices officially revealed Aarti Nagraj Thursday 20 September 2018 The ticket prices for Saudi Arabia’s high speed Haramain Express train – expected to begin operations this month – have been revealed. The prices for the rail line vary depending on the class and the destination, and start at SAR20, and  the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The ticket rate for the journey between the two passenger stations in Jeddah and Makkah has been priced at SAR40 in the regular class and SAR50 in business class. The trip between Makkah and Madinah costs SAR150 in...

2 hour 54 minute

ONGC Videsh Ltd slapped with Rs 7,666 crore service tax demand

New Delhi: The tax department has slapped ONGC Videsh Ltd a service tax demand of Rs 7,666.10 crore on remittance the firm makes to its overseas subsidiaries for past one decade, sources in know of the development said. OVL, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has stakes in 41 projects in 20 countries spanning from Venezuela to New Zealand. For the operations of these projects, the local units and joint ventures would raise a demand for money on the parent, OVL, which would transmit the funds. The service tax department now contends that the overseas...
3 hour 5 minute

US likely to deny green cards to immigrants who use government benefits

Washington: The Trump administration may deny green cards to immigrants who have availed or may avail government benefits including food and cash assistance under new rules which could negatively affect hundreds of thousands of Indians living in the US. The proposed rule signed by the Homeland Security Secretary on September 21 and posted on the website of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was slammed by the Silicon Valley-based tech industry and political leaders. According to the rule, foreign immigrants who "seek adjustment of status or a visa, or who are applicants for admission, must establish that they are not...
3 hour 16 minute

Dana Gas to tackle Egypt, UAE, Iraq operations in next BOD meeting

Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: Dana Gas on Sunday said it would hold a board of directors (BOD) meeting later this week to discuss operations and business development projects in Egypt, the UAE, and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The meeting, slated for Wednesday, 26 September, will also tackle the completion of Dana’s sukuk restructuring, the company said in a statement to the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). Dana Gas will also discuss a report on the membership of board committees and other matters regarding its business, it added. Earlier in September, Dana Gas said it received a payment of AED...