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IPL 2020 tournament to be held in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the IPL 2020 Tournament is going to be held in UAE from September 19 and it will end on November 10, 2020. Among the main changes introduced due to the COVID 19 Pandemic this year, it has been decided that COVID 19 substitutes ..

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UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear power reactor

The United Arab Emirates has launched operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant on the Gulf Coast to the east of Qatar. Nuclear fission has started in one of the four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. Background This plant was expected to open in 2017 but the star-up ..

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First Batch of Rafale Jets Leave from France, to be inducted into IAF on 29th July

The first batch of the Rafale Aircraft has been sent from France and these five aircraft will be the first instalment of the 36 planes bought by India from France in Rs 59000 crores inter-governmental deal in 2016. These fighter jets will reach India after crossing a distance of nearly 7000 km from France to ..

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UAE Becomes the First Arab Nation to Launch Mars Mission

The United Arab Emirates has become the first-ever Arab country to launch the Mars Mission when the blast-off of the unmanned spacecraft took place from Tanegashima Space Center on July 20. The project was handled from the command and control centre at Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre. Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, ..

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Sinopharm Commences Phase III Trial of COVID 19 Vaccine in UAE

Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, has started the first Phase III clinical trial of its inactivated COVID 19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The UAE health authorities have issued a permit for up to 15000 volunteers to take part in the trials. Highlights                                                                                                                                           The trials are being conducted as a result of the cooperation ..

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