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Burj Khalifa & Downtown Dubai 2015 New Year’s Gala


Burj Khalifa & Downtown Dubai 2015 New Year’s Gala

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SAINT OF THE DAY March 24: ST. ALDEMAR March 24


SAINT OF THE DAY

March 24 Saint of the Day

ST. ALDEMAR
March 24: Abbot and miracle worker, called “the Wise.” Born in … Read More

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Why TB patient has life ban in Dubai | manishareview


Why TB patient has life ban in Dubai | manishareview.

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WORTH YOUR WEIGHT (LOSS) IN GOLD


Worth Your Weight (Loss) in Gold

Obesity rates in the United Arab Emirates rival those of the US, and Dubai has decided it is time to do something about the problem. The gold- and diamond-trading hub has announced an exciting new incentive program that it hopes will entice residents to lose weight. Participants in the 30-day program will be paid a gram of gold for every kilogram of weight they shed. There is no limit to the amount of gold a participant can earn, though one must drop at least two kilos in order to receive a payout. A gram of gold is currently valued at over $40. More… Discuss


Customs Officials Find Primate in Smuggler’s Underwear

Three men from the United Arab Emirates were arrested Sunday in Delhi, India, when customs officials made an unusual discovery during a routine security check. One of the three men, who were traveling together, had hidden a slender loris in his underwear. Officials later found a second loris in a trash can elsewhere in the airport. The tiny primate, which is native to India and Sri Lanka, has become a popular exotic pet in some parts of the world, despite concerns that it is diminishing in the wild. More… Discuss