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As per industry estimates, the wedding market in India is about $25 billion (Dh91.83 million), growing at a rate of 25 to 30 per cent annually.
August 7, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Muscat is likely to witness two large-scale Indian weddings featuring 700 and 1,000 guests in November and early next year.

April 8, 2014

Tennis necklace
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Diamonds have unquestionably been forever a woman's best friend and when they string together in a ‘Tennis Necklace’, they transcend the boundaries of time, occasion and elegance.

April 7, 2014

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad, the leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has won a major FM contract with Emirates– the largest airline in the Middle East.

05:46 GMT
(press release)

For the second year in a row, hundreds of Starbucks partners (employees) and customers across the Middle East will join hands with local non-profit organisations this month in the Global Month of Service.

April 6, 2014

  The head of the Bakeries Committee in the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Fayez Hamadah, said all bakeries in the region will be automated within two years.
15:55 GMT

While encouraging young Saudis to accept jobs at bakeries, Hamadah said they should not feel ashamed of working as bakers and added that anyone who wants to open a bakery will find complete support from his committee.

The organizing team for the World Down Syndrome Day celebration at Child Development Center
06:37 GMT

Over 80 children and families have attended the third annual World Down Syndrome Day event held recently at Rumailah Hospital’s (RH) Child Development Center (CDC).

April 3, 2014

IKEA METOD kitchen
08:52 GMT
(press release)

IKEA, part of Al Futtaim group of companies has launched a completely new and impressive kitchen concept METOD that plays by the customer’s rules.

April 2, 2014

During the event
12:49 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, has once again reinforced its credentials as the undisputed home of premium Arabic entertainment, with investment in 15 brand-new shows.

Sunil John, Chief Executive Officer of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
11:05 GMT
(press release)

ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller will launch the findings of the 6th Annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey, the largest independent study of its kind of the region’s largest demographic.

Raghu Malhotra, Division President of MasterCard in the MENA with Emirates Foundation CEO Clare Woodcraft-Scott and other team members
10:44 GMT
(press release)

MasterCard and Emirates Foundation today announced a partnership aimed at empowering young people across the United Arab Emirates and driving financial literacy.

Reel Cinemas, The Beach
10:14 GMT
(press release)

The newest entertainment destination in the city, Reel Cinemas, The Beach, is now open and is envisaged to be the go-to entertainment destination for residents of Jumeirah Beach Residence and New Dubai.

Rolex from Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons
06:13 GMT
(press release)

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons is showcasing historical items from the private family archives.

April 1, 2014

The UAE is the largest re-exporter of tea globally with over 60 per cent of the world’s market share. (Image: Gulf News)
13:32 GMT

300 delegates from over 30 countries will discuss tea at the annual Dubai forum.

Jawad Squalli, regional vice president for Epicor in the Middle East, Africa and India
11:59 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation revealed its plans to organize a series of road shows across the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

09:43 GMT
(press release)

Biolab, the exclusive Biomnis dealer in the Kingdom, recently took part in an open day hosted by the Curves for Women gym in Marj Al Hamam.

Participants in Tamkeen Consultation Forum
05:50 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen concluded the first session of its consultation forum, which was held to discuss its programmes and obtain input from stakeholders in order to meet the needs of Bahrainis and private sector enterprises.