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Warm welcome for Saudi CP in India
New Delhi: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday, with his business mission on his first state visit to India. Prince Mohammed was greeted at the airport by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who gave his traditional bear hug for honoured guests. The latest showdown between India and Pakistan, which is causing mounting international concern, is expected to figure prominently in Prince
 
 
Dhs4.8b deals signed on third day of IDEX
ABU DHABI: The UAE Armed Forces has awarded 28 deals worth Dhs4,878,756,832 on the third-day of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX). The total value of deals awarded so far to national and international companies has reached Dhs16.869 billion. Speaking at a press conference General Mohammed Al Hassani, Official Spokesperson of IDEX 2019, and Naval Staff
   
Hodeidah withdrawal anytime now: UN
UNITED NATIONS: A redeployment of forces in Yemen’s Hodeidah by the warring parties could start “possibly even today or tomorrow,” United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. After weeks of diplomacy, the United Nations said on Sunday the parties had reached agreement on phase one of a troop redeployment. “With the beginning, possibly even today or tomorrow, of the implementation of that
 
 
Sharjah driving licence made easy
SHARJAH: The Sharjah Police Driving Licence Department, in collaboration with Sharjah Driving Institute, launched state-of-the-art online services that will help ease time and effort to obtain driving licences in the emirate. The smart services can be accessed from the Sharjah Driving Institute website. The smart services include the electronic registration and e-learning system. The Sharjah Police’s initiatives are in line
   
Karl Lagerfeld passes away
PARIS: German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. Instantly recognisable in his dark suits, pony-tailed white hair and sunglasses, Lagerfeld was best known for his association with Chanel but delivered collections for LVMH’s Fendi and his own eponymous label. Rumours of Lagerfeld’s ill-health
 
 
‘Chronic smokers could go blind’
New York: While excessive smoking has been linked to various health issues, including heart disease and cancer, a new study has warned that smoking over 20 cigarettes a day can cause blindness. The study from the Rutgers University noted that chronic tobacco smoking can have harmful effects on “spatial and colour vision”. The findings, published in the journal Psychiatry Research, noted significant changes in the smokers’ red-
   
Your breakfast toast is a pollutant, says study
New York: Making a simple breakfast toast could contribute to a high level of indoor air pollution, say researchers. According to a research by the University of Colorado Boulder, basic household tasks like boiling water or cooking your dinner or cleaning can leave your home as polluted as a major city. “Homes have never been considered an important source of outdoor air pollution and the moment is right to start exploring
 
 

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Hodeidah troop withdrawal could start today, tomorrow: UN
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Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passes away
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