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Oil Prices Rise After Saudi Arabia Urges Caution, Vigilance On Market

Brent crude futures were up $1.01, or 1.6%, at $65.08 a barrel by 1443 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 84 cents, or 1.4%, to $62.12

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March 05, 2021

Stop Murdering Protesters, UN Tells Myanmar's Military

It is utterly abhorrent that security forces are firing live ammunition against peaceful protesters across the country, says Bachelet as demonstrations continue across the country

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March 05, 2021

Pact Between UAE, Philippines On Filipino Workers A ‘Historic Model'

‘The move reflects the strong commitment and leadership of our government to address the vulnerabilities of the Filipino domestic workers who come legally or irregularly to the UAE’

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March 05, 2021

Iranian Government Denounced For Occupying UAE's Three Islands

Arab foreign ministers have re-affirmed their support for UAE’s full sovereignty over its three islands occupied by Iran

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March 05, 2021

India Vaccinates Record 1m Against Virus In A Day

UAE reports 2,742 new cases, 17 deaths and administers 35,674 doses of vaccine; Kuwait to impose curfew, close parks as cases rise; EU opens way for Russian jabs; African nations to begin vaccination drive by end of March, says WHO.

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March 05, 2021

13 people held for virus violations in Sharjah

UAE reports 2,692 cases, 16 deaths; Dubai shuts a firm, fines 2 over COVID-19; Britain injects $91b fund to prop up virus-hit economy; Modi’s ministers select ‘Made in India’ vaccine.

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March 04, 2021

Abu Dhabi And Kazakhstan Explore Means To Strengthen Partnership

‘Abu Dhabi Fund for Development had supported Kazakhstan in its effort to achieve its sustainable development goals through financing strategic projects,’ says ADFD official

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March 04, 2021

India Speeds Up Anti-Virus Fight, Offers Vaccines Round The Clock

‘The government has ended the time constraint to increase the speed of jabs. People of the country can now get vaccinated 24x7 at their convenience,’ tweets health minister Harsha Vardhan

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March 04, 2021

One Dead In Rocket Attack On Iraq Base Hosting US Troops

Pope says he must go to Iraq because people cannot be let down and asked for prayers so that the visit ‘can take place in the best possible way and bring about the desired fruits’

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March 04, 2021

Dubai Islamic Entity Enters Guinness For Charitable Work

The app collected donations to purchase 49,000 food boxes that contain basic materials to feed 49,000 needy families

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March 04, 2021

India's finance ministry likely to cut taxes on petroleum products

A doubling in the price of crude oil over the past 10 months has contributed to record fuel prices in India, but taxes and duties account for roughly 60% of the retail price of petrol and diesel

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March 03, 2021

Global stock markets, US futures sink after Treasury selloff eases

In Asian trading, the Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.2% to 3,508.50 and the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo declined 0.9% to 29,408.17. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong shed 1.2% to 29,095.86

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March 03, 2021

Australia's central bank to keep its interest rates at historic lows

The pledge by RBA as the policymakers batlte to stop surging bond yields disrupting the country’s surprisingly strong economic recovery

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March 03, 2021

Maria Schrader's ‘I'm Your Man' Premieres At Berlin Film Festival

The Emmy winner’s soulful futurist romp is one of 15 contenders for the Golden Bear top prize at the 71st Berlin film festival

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March 03, 2021

Vaccination A Must For Hajj Pilgrims, Says Saudi

UAE reports 2,721 cases, 15 deaths; over 61% elderly among 46% vaccinated in the UAE; Dubai vaccination drive to include more categories; Pak extends travel ban on UK, other nations till March 14.

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March 03, 2021

Adnoc L&S Acquires UAE-Based Assets Of The UK's Speedy Hire

Under the terms of the acquisition, Adnoc L&S will take ownership of Speedy’s equipment, stock and other fixed assets related to its Middle East business

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March 02, 2021

Dubai Tourism Intensifies Efforts To Promote City As Safe Destination

Given the strong momentum created by a second-half rebound in 2020, the meeting explored ways of building on the gains during 2021

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March 02, 2021

International Prize For Arabic Fiction Announces Longlist

The novels selected by the judges were chosen from 121 entries, all published in Arabic, between 1st July 2019 and 31st August 2020

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March 02, 2021

UAE Envoy Al Khaja Presents Credentials To Israeli President

‘I welcome your arrival to promote the opening of an Emirati embassy, as well as the fast opening of the Israeli missions in the UAE,’ says Israel FM Gabi

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March 02, 2021

Covid-19 Unlikely To Go By The End Of Year: WHO

UAE reports 2,526 cases, 17 deaths; Abu Dhabi shuts eatery for violation; Oman orders partial commercial shutdown from March 4th to 20th; world’s first Covax vaccine injected; Modi gets jab; UK hunts for carrier of Brazil virus strain.

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March 02, 2021

India Launches Latest Tranche Of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2020−21

NEW DELHI: The latest tranche of India’s Sovereign Gold Bonds 2020-21 will be opened for a period from March 1 to 5, 2021. The issue price of the bond during the subscription period will be Rs4,662 per gramme.

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March 01, 2021

Britain To Launch World's First Sovereign Green Savings Bonds

British finance minister said he would not rush to fix the public finances as he readied a budget plan which will pile more borrowing on top of almost $418 billion of COVID-19 spending and tax cuts

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March 01, 2021

Iran Warns Of Fourth Wave As Covid-19 Deaths Top 60,000

Government bans incoming travellers from a list of 32 countries, including Britain and other states in Africa and Latin America, due to fears of new COVID-19 variants

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March 01, 2021

Khalifa Foundation's Aid Reaches Out To 90 Nations

OECD has ranked UAE the leading humanitarian donor for the 5th consecutive year in terms of percentage of gross national income: Minister

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March 01, 2021

10-Day Break Must Before 2nd Dose If In Touch With Patient

UAE announces 2,930 new COVID cases, 8 deaths; India reports highest new daily virus cases; Philippines receives first vaccines from China; Thailand starts inoculation campaign.

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March 01, 2021

UAE administers over 6m doses of COVID-19 vaccine

UAE reports 3,434 new cases, 15 deaths; vaccination drive for senior citizens a huge success all over the country; US House clears $1.9tr pandemic bill; Sputnik V performs well against COVID mutations: Russia; Italy tightens curbs as virus cases surge.

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February 28, 2021

Actor Kumar quits NDA, joins Kamal Haasan

A day after the Election Commission announced dates for elections to five state legislatures including Tamil Nadu, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party and the state’s ruling Anna DMK lost an ally.

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February 28, 2021

DHA to tap AI-powered tech for remote patient monitoring

DHA is also expanding and adding newer specialisations to its Doctor for Every Citizen telemedicine service

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February 28, 2021

21% Indians to take COVID-19 vaccine at private hospitals

As the next phase of the vaccination drive is slated to commence in two days, 21 per cent of Indians are likely to take vaccines on payment basis; cost of vaccine at private hospitals capped at Rs250

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February 28, 2021

Vaccination drive for senior citizens a total success in UAE

Great efforts reflect the vision of delivering services and providing the vaccine to the citizens, says Hessa Tahlak

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February 28, 2021

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