A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
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Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
Milena Martinou is finding a way to get in her fitness kicks
Milena Martinou has a degree in finance and she does not have an aggressive streak. Remember that as she co-headlines Fight Night on Friday night at Du Forum on Yas Island.
February 19, 2014
The WTA event kicked off the Dubai Tennis Championships over the past two days, with stars such as Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki headlining things.
February 17, 2014
The 23-year-old Czech believes last week’s run to the quarter-finals in Doha was the turning point to a season in which she suffered shock defeats to low-rankers in both Sydney and Melbourne, writes Gary Meenaghan.
January 14, 2014
The tickets went on sale at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Centre in Garhoud at 8am but some in the queue were there from midnight.
March 24, 2013
Venus Williams withdraws from the event as Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova crash out in surprise defeats.
February 24, 2013
Not surprisingly, tickets were still available right up to the first serve at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. By the time the final started, the stadium had filled sufficiently to create a decent atmosphere, although clearly there remained...
September 1, 2012
The British teenager defeated former French Open winner Li Na to set up a showdown with Sam Stosur
July 4, 2012
The defending champion was toppled by a muscular performance by Williams, to set up a semi-final showdown with Victoria Azarenka.
July 5, 2012
Victoria Azarenka is quite aware that she has not had much success against Serena Williams in the past. That was then. This is now.
July 4, 2012
Serena Williams, who beat defending champion Petra Kvitova, says she still needs to 'step up her game' ahead of the semi-finals at the Wimbledon.
July 3, 2012
The German ends the top-ranked Russian's Wimbledon quest and Serena Williams survives a scare against Yaroslava Shvedova.
July 2, 2012
Serena Williams says she thinks she 'can play better' and that she will need to in order to win her fifth Wimbledon title.
July 1, 2012
Kazakh player wins the first set without losing a point against Sara Errani, the French Open runner-up, at Wimbledon and Serena Williams struggles in her win.
June 25, 2012
The Russian has shown she is ready for Wimbledon by winning at Roland Garros and a surface that is not her favourite. But Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova are lurking.
June 23, 2012
On the women's side, Petra Kvitova will start with Akgul Amanmuradova.