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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.

December 25, 2012

Christmas 2012 has gone all digital
06:00 GMT

Let’s hope Father Christmas has an email account because the country’s children – as young as 6 years old – have gone digital. IPods, iPads and iPhones topped this year’s holiday wish lists.

December 24, 2012

Akhtaboot & CrysTelCall
10:32 GMT

Akhtaboot, the career network, is proud to announce the launch of CrysTelCall’s Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

08:07 GMT
(press release)

Visa announced a new e-Commerce partnership with OSN which is expected to help in enhancing online transactions, drive volumes and increase online purchase frequency across the region.

05:54 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has announced its support as Silver Sponsor of the “Maharati Program – Winter 2012”, a unique initiative that aims to equip Emirati teenage students with different skills.

Eros Group
04:43 GMT
(press release)

Eros Group has been voted a SuperBrand for 2013 by the SuperBrands Council UAE, the world's largest independent brand arbiter.

December 23, 2012

Jebel Ali Station
05:26 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has activated a new main 132/11 kV Substation with a capacity of 150 Megavolt Amperes at the horse racecourse in Jebel Ali at a cost of AED 95 million.

04:28 GMT
(press release)

Around 80 entrepreneurs who benefited from Tamkeen programmes as well as partners and certified service providers are expected to participate in the first Tamkeen Conference and Exhibition.

December 20, 2012

Mouawad Snow White Princess Diamond Watch
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Mouawad’s Snow White Princess Diamond Watch was presented with the ‘The Most Revered Watch’ Award by Tourism Malaysia in the recent closing ceremony of A Journey Through Time VI (AJTT VI).

Saudi Arabia and other MENA countries have banned the import of Brazilian beef over 'BSE' fears
05:51 GMT

Saudi Arabia has joined several other countries in the MENA region, including Jordan and Egypt in banning beef imports from Brazil over health concerns.

December 19, 2012

Al Habtoor Group
04:32 GMT

The Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor postpones the planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the Group.

December 17, 2012

Aon Hewitt
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Aon Hewitt, the global human resources business of Aon plc, is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated launch of it’s bi-annual study – Best Employers Middle East 2013.

During the Islamic Arts Festival
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Abdullah Al Owais and Hisham Al Madhloum inaugurated the Islamic Heritage Art Exhibition as part of SMD.

Training and Development of Finance Professionals award
07:44 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen won the Training and Development of Finance Professionals award at the Middle East Accountancy and Finance Excellence Awards, which was held in in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Food prices in Jordan have remained stable, despite the increase in the cost of fuel
04:00 GMT

Despite last month’s fuel price hikes, prices of basic food items remain stable and are not expected to rise in the near future, the president of the local Food Traders Association has said.

December 16, 2012

09:30 GMT

The Pearl-Qatar community, has been awarded its first three-year maintenance contract with Qatar Vinyl Company LTD provide electrical, plumbing and civil services for 153 villas.