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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.

November 1, 2012

Agthia Group
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Agthia Group released the Company’s financial results for third quarter ended 30 September 2012.

October 31, 2012

The website
12:20 GMT
(press release)

Starbucks Coffee has launched a bilingual website for the Middle East and North Africa.

Al Ain Mineral Water
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Al Ain Mineral Water is the ‘Official Water’ of the 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit on 2-4 November, 2012.

October 30, 2012

Adnan Sharafi, Emirates Green Building Council Chairman
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council has announced its distinguished panel of speakers at its first Annual Congress to be held on November 27 and 28, 2012, at Grand Hyatt Dubai.

During SMD Family Amusement Day
05:17 GMT
(press release)

SMD has launched a series of special educational workshops organized by SMD’s Department of Education and Interpretation as part of their regular Family Amusement Day.

Dubai Health Authority
05:04 GMT

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is reinventing the concept of health delivery by innovating more client-oriented technologies that put decision-making tools into users’ hands.
04:45 GMT
(press release) announced a new round of investment from Naspers Limited and Tiger Global.

October 25, 2012

A bad Eid for Beiruti business owners after the Sassine square bomb
11:24 GMT

Shopkeepers and merchants in Beirut lamented what they said was an unprecedented decline in business during Eid al-Adha, as shoppers confined their purchases to bare necessities two days ahead of the Muslim holiday commencing Friday.

Israeli police have stopped a protest outside an Israeli supermarket near Ramallah
09:15 GMT

Israeli police Wednesday used force to disperse some 100 Palestinians and international activists who were protesting at the entrance of the Israeli supermarket chain, Rami Levi, outside a settlement north of Ramallah.

October 24, 2012

One of the activities
08:51 GMT
(press release)

The Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has unveiled a package of awe-inspiring, entertaining, and social events and activities that have been specially designed to celebrate Eid Al Adha.

During the event
06:36 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Al Habtoor, welcomed officials from the Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA) at the Group’s head office in Dubai on Tuesday, October 23.

The light are set to go out early in Egypt, even in tourist hotspot
06:00 GMT

Northern Egyptian governorate of Qalioubiya confirms it will enforce the controversial 10pm curfew on local businesses, effective from early November

October 23, 2012

Hospitality Development Company at DIYAFA
10:39 GMT

Hospitality Development Company has concluded a successful three-day participation in the renowned International Hotel, Restaurant and Food Exhibition in Qatar, DIYAFA 2012.

Princess Tower
08:16 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading Facilities Management provider in the UAE, announced today winning a facilities services contract for the Guinness World Record breaking, Princess Tower in Dubai Marina.

Babies “R” Us Autumn / Winter
07:55 GMT
(press release)

Toys “R” Us, the world’s favourite toy and juvenile products retailer, today announced the launch of its stylish Autumn / Winter collection of Babies “R” Us apparel across all its stores in the UAE.