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Gulf

Gulf News

GOLD HITS BIGGEST FALL SINCE MARCH Dubai: More bargains await jewellery fans who will hit the shops in Dubai this week, as the bullion remains weak and looks set to tumble further. Gold jewellery prices in Dubai continued to fall …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE SCHOOL FEES ‘SECOND HIGHEST IN THE WORLD’: HSBC STUDY Dubai: Education in the UAE doesn’t come cheap. Parents in the country shell out nearly half a million dirhams in their lifetime just to ensure their child gets the full …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES SLUMP ON RISE IN US OUTPUT Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Friday, with US crude futures dipping below $45 per barrel as news of a rise in US production added to earlier reports that …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX DECLINES FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT SESSION The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slipped for the fifth straight session on Wednesday, hurt by lower rates for larger vessels and supramax. The …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

PAK ORDERS SHELL SUBSIDIARY TO PAY $2.4 MN FOR BAHAWALPUR TANKER BLAST Pakistan’s oil and gas regulator on Friday ordered a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell to pay about Rs257 million in damages and compensation for a tanker explosion that …

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India

India News This Week

AIR INDIA LAUNCHES DELHI-WASHINGTON FLIGHT NEW DELHI: State-owned Air India on Thursday launched its first flight to Washington DC from New Delhi, thereby adding its fifth destination in the US. Air India has deployed its 238-seater Boeing 777-200 LR aircraft …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: UBER ALLEGEDLY HACKED! MULTIPLE USERS TWEETING ABOUT UNJUST CHARGES MADE ON UBER ACCOUNT: Despite company’s strong security claims, Uber has faced many hacks. The customers took over Twitter for expressing their concern over Uber account hack and misuse of …

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Gulf

Gulf News

QATAR INTELLIGENCE OFFICER ADMITS TO SABOTAGING THE UAE Doha: A report broadcasted on Abu Dhabi TV on Thursday featured video footage of Qatari intelligence officer Second Lieutenant Hamad Ali Mohammad Ali Al Hammadi confessing about attempts of sabotage made by …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES SPRING BACK World oil prices rose on Thursday, a day after hitting 10-month lows, but market sentiment remained negative because the global crude glut has persisted despite OPEC-led output cuts. Brent crude futures ended 40 cents higher to …

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