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    Dubai Expo 2020 plans reviewedSeptember 16, 2014

    Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Higher Committee, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates airline and Chief Executive of the Emirates Group, chaired the meeting, which was held in the presence of Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Vice-Chairman of the Committee and Director-General of the Dubai Ruler’s Court, and other Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Committee members. Construction works at the 438-hectare Dubai Trade Centre-Jebel Ali host venue will begin after November 2015 following the approval by the Bureau of International Expositions, or BIE, the governing body of the World Expo.


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    Nearly 1.8 billion megawatt hours of energy consumed by UAE in 2013September 16, 2014

    This amount of energy could be sufficient to power all of the nation’s households for more than 15 years and around 70 million households for a whole year.

    Nearly 1.8 billion megawatt hours of energy was consumed by the UAE to achieve a total annual GDP of $377 billion in 2013, according to Heliocentris, a German market leader in energy saving solutions.


    This amount of energy could be sufficient to power all of the nation’s households for more than 15 years and around 70 million households for a whole year.

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    Car owners may receive extension in periodic service

    A major recall has been initiated for Kia Cadenza cars of models 2012 and 2013 from the country with the purpose of replacing the alloy wheels to avert any potential breakdowns.

    A proposal to allow private cars’ owners to extend the periodic service period from 5,000km to 10,000km will be discussed during a meeting to be held at the Ministry of Economy’s premises tomorrow, Dr Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of the Consumer Protection Department of Ministry of Economy, has underlined.


    Al Nuaimi said the ministry,"...

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    DMA: (79) thousand transactions processed through Mumtalakati scheme since launched

    The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) at Abu Dhabi Emirate announced that the number of transactions processed through the Unified Land & Property Services Scheme, branded as Mumtalakati, at the three municipalities of the Emirate (Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Al Ain City Municipality, and the Western Region Municipality) have touched 79 thousand transactions since the project was launched on 19 January 2014 till the end of last week.


    Mumtalakati Scheme, which encompasses 30 unified services across the Municipal system in the field of lands and properties, enables"...

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    Building a smart city requires coordination, commitment: Al Mansouri

    Building a smart city that is resilient and efficient requires coordination and commitment among all stakeholders — the government, businesses, and the public, said Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minster of Economy, in his opening remarks at the inaugural ‘Smart Living City Dubai 2014.’


    “To achieve this synergy, we need to work together to redefine our city and its systems in a way that supports sustainability and provides a better quality of life,” Mansouri explained to top level regional and international"...

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    Omnidex, Neutrino IT Technologies partner to deliver database search engine solution for India and MENA region

    Disc’s Omnidex, driving the advancement of Big Data, search engine analytics and cloud computing, announced a quantum leap expansion following its exclusive partnership with Neutrino IT Technologies Private Limited.


    Neutrino’s focus on business intelligence (BI), Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, along with their team of expert data management and software engineering professionals, is set to unleash the power of multidimensional indexing across India, the Middle East and North Africa.


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