Mers Outbreak in Asia
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Mers Outbreak in Asia

A deadly Mers outbreak has been reported in South Korea claiming several lives. Though cases have been confirmed in 25 countries in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, two new countries joined the list in May 2015: China and South Korea. A total of 122 cases have been reported in South Korea, which is the largest outside Saudi Arabia, where it was reported the first time in 2012, and from where the disease gets its name. Hong Kong and China had earlier been infected by Sars in 2002 and 2003, when 750 people were killed and thousands were affected. Mers is a similar disease, and has infected 1,1

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Thumbay Group: Promoting healthy living
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Thumbay Group: Promoting healthy living

It was the year 1998, when Thumbay Moideen took his family business to the Gulf region from India with the launch of the Gulf Medical University at Ajman in the UAE. Since then the Thumbay Group has fruitfully branched out from education and healthcare sectors to hospitality, real estate, publishing trading and much more. The company today stands as a stellar example of excellence and success When Thumbay Moideen was invited by the rulers of Ajman more than a decade ago to start a medical college in the UAE, it proved to be a golden change for the third generation entrepreneur from a renowned

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Green Key to Your Dream Home
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Green Key to Your Dream Home

India’s real estate market is expected to reach USD 180 billion by 2020. Emergence of nuclear families, rapid urbanisation and rising household income are likely to remain the key drivers for growth in all spheres of real estate, including residential, commercial and retail. Real estate is currently the fourth-largest sector in the country in terms of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows. Total FDI in the construction development sector during April 2000 to May 2015 stood at around USD 24.07 billion. The Government of India has been supportive to the real estate sector. In Augu

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Sculpting Tanzania’s Future
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Sculpting Tanzania’s Future

When it comes to excellence, Quality Group Limited, Tanzania, has excelled in every sphere. It has made a name for itself in terms of technological know-how and innovation in East Africa, and is busy scripting several tales of success under the effective leadership of Yusuf Manji, the Chairman of QGL With the entry of Quality Group Limited in the early ’70s, Tanzania as a country was introduced to the idea of quality, expertise and novelty. In many ways, the organization has been a driving force behind the improved socio-economic structure of the country, and has eventually turned into an in

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Education in the Middle East and India
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Education in the Middle East and India

“Education is not only a fundamental human right but perhaps the most necessary element of development of any nation” - Dr Wasil Appointed Chairman of the CBSE Gulf Council, received the President’s Teacher Award, awarded a Fellowship for research at Cambridge, received the Sharjah Economic Excellence Award as CEO, felicitated at various forums, recognized as a key note speaker at diverse education conferences – these are some tangible outcomes of the meaningful and constructive role that Dr Farooq Wasil, CEO of Goldline Education, has played in his 30 years as an educator contributing

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R.I.P. Lee Kuan Yew
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R.I.P. Lee Kuan Yew

During Lee’s more than three decades’ rule, Singapore transformed into the most prosperous nation in Southeast Asia. Young and Dynamic Lee Harry Lee Kuan Yew was born on September 16, 1923 in a wealthy English-educated Chinese family that had resided in Singapore since the 19th century. Lee studied first at Singapore’s Raffles College (now National University of Singapore), excelled in the examinations, and went to England to study Law at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, where he graduated with double starred first-class honours in Law. Lee married a fellow Singaporean student

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Industry-Ready Training-Based Recruitments: The New Trend
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Industry-Ready Training-Based Recruitments: The New Trend

The world’s competitive edge is turning sharper day-by-day, and those who adopt in time are faring better than those who fail or delay to make the cut. Several organizations have realized the importance of investing in people and transform them to compete at the global levels. It means making efforts beyond just recruitment, and working on a complete package. Today’s job market is very demanding and organizations require ready-to-deploy resources. This creates a need for ‘job-ready’ resources. This is especially true in the Global Business Process Management Industry with stringent in

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Radiating The Prince Effect
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Radiating The Prince Effect

To walk around the streets of Abu Dhabi or travel to witness its historical heritage is to meet the whole world compressed into one gloriously diverse and colorful city. There is nowhere on earth quite like Abu Dhabi and no country on earth that hasn’t contributed to its multi-ethnic, multi-cultural kaleidoscope of humanity. The impeccable growth shown by the UAE region in recent times is an outcome of sheer hard work and articulate leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He has not only contributed in promoting and developing the country through immeasurable knowledg

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A Tale of 7 Emirates
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A Tale of 7 Emirates

UNCOVER ENDLESS INSPIRATION High up in the glistening perpendicular disc that houses Aldar properties’ headquarters on one edge of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island resides harmony. UAE is a place so serene that it compels people from all across the world to witness equanimity in both business and recreation. Dating back in the year of 1968 when British announced their intention to withdraw from the Arabian Gulf, H. H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the then Ruler of the emirate of Abu Dhabi promptly acted to form strong bond with the emirates. With H. H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the

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Reign of the Tiger
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Reign of the Tiger

It is not by chance that India is the fastest growing economy in the world. If Congressmen in US chose to give Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi a standing ovation, it was because India has emerged as a global leader, which has been possible through several development initiatives. For the financial year 2015–16, the Indian economy has grown by 7.6 per cent, and in the last quarter of the fiscal, the growth rate has been 7.9 per cent. Inflation has also been contained around five per cent and forex reserves are looking good. The global demand for electronic hardware is expected to incr

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