Gulf News - 20 Oct 2014

Table of content - Gulf News (20 Oct 2014)

Strategy to put UAE on global innovation map
Back from secret mission
Modi party makes big gains in polls
Diwali memories
Bilawal takes centre stage
UAE works for regional stability
Another town falls to rebels
Al Wasl Road diversion starts from month- end
Hospital worker, cleared after blood test, leaves ship
Bilawal Bhutto comes of age, takes the stage
Leader is burdened by youth and the weight of history
Larger pool of health- care professionals now available
Online chats with strangers common
Secret cell case adjourned until tomorrow
Student gets 10- year jail term for attempting to rape woman
Man accused of bid to rob money exchange
8- member phone scam gang busted in Sharjah
Woman accused of assaulting maid
Al Wasl Road traffic diversion will start by month- end
9 people rewarded for safe driving
UN week to mark three important days in UAE
Sultan stresses need to nurture talent
UAE reiterates support for regional forces of moderation
‘ UAE to be among most innovative’
Bright future
Al Houthis take town south of Sana’a, chase out governor
Rebels claim taking control of border post
Gulf national banks more profitable
Proposal to ban children under 10 at Haj under study
Saudi woman urges others to hit the road
Colonists step up racist attacks in Jerusalem
Seven soldiers killed in Sinai roadside blast
Fiercest fighting hits Kobani
Fiercest fighting in days hits Kobani
Erdogan rejects calls to arm Kurd party
Daesh lacks enough power to hit Baghdad
Iraq’s new interior minister demonstrates Iranian sway
Tehran summons Pakistan envoy over deaths
Thousands protest Daesh in Germany
Badr was formed by Iraqi Shiites in exile
Lab staff on ship tests negative for Ebola
Residents clear up after major hurricane
Shelling in Donetsk kills four civilians
An outbreak out of control
Delhi Metro to have 241 stations
‘ Critical moment’ for Hong Kong
Beijing marathoners don masks and use sponges to battle smog
‘ No safety personnel for Korea concert’
Rescue efforts scaled down in Nepal
Myanmar jails journalists, ex- minister
Taiwan tests anti- ship missiles
16 militants killed in Afghanistan
Australian sacrifices in Pacific war recognised
BJP emerges largest party in Maharashtra with 123 seats
MIM puts up stunning show in polls
Country’s richest woman loses
BJP rides Modi wave to power in Haryana
Party workers beg Priyanka to ‘ save the Congress’
‘ My public life like swimming in river of fire’
Ganesh’s return to cabinet opposed
Company gives Rs25m for Hudhud relief
60,000 women two- wheeler riders fined
Delhi will be seventh city to have over 200 metro stations
Fate of sit- in to be decided after Lahore rally
Gunmen kill seven labourers in Balochistan
UN urged to help normalise ties with India
‘ Some politicians and officials looting country’
Catholic bishops scrap welcome to homosexuals
Sweden continues search for submarine
Pope Francis beatifies Paul VI at end of Synod
Returning militants may be a threat
Stonehenge tunnel to help ease congestion
Small fire damages historic clipper Cutty Sark
Mystery US plane sparks countless theories
Arrests, injuries as ‘ pumpkin festival’ goes raucously wrong
Body may be that of missing teen
Nigeria hopeful abducted girls will be released
Comforting touch
Honeymooner’s hitman dies in jail
Ex- minister in run for Ghana presidency
In Novgorod, history grows on trees
A true achievement under threat
Obama deja vu plays out in Indonesia
“Daesh is not a disease, and Ebola is not a terror organisation. But fear is their common currency.”
“The turmoil in Yemen has its own political direction and distinctive characteristics.”
RTA promises to look into reader concerns about bicycle thefts at Metro stations.
Al Houthi takeover threatens GCC security
Boko Haram truce has wider implications
BJP weighs compulsions of reconciliation
Medical tourism plan to benefit all in Dubai
Daesh, Ebola reveal our helplessness
My days with Speedy the turtle
Odds favour republicans in mid- term polls
Archana R. D
Making a case for low ideals
Protecting scholars in war- torn states is essential
Who rules Sana’a and who will govern Aden
Green living
What does it mean?
Companies address reader issues
RTA urged to probe bike thefts at station
RTA’s assurance
China growth at five- year low: survey
ADCB turns to voice technology to make phone banking secure
Dubai index leads rebound in Gulf region
Profitability of national lenders on the rise
Christie’s to auction items worth $ 9.5m
Global glut to keep Brent stable
Dubai’s new home prices soften in third quarter
Looming excess supply fails to dampen Riyadh retail rentals
Arabtec looks to start $ 40b Egypt project
DDF is world’s largest airport retail operation
Gulf Capital closes $ 750m private equity fund
New alliance emerges in Dubai realty
UAB appoints analytics partner
Abu Dhabi to promote emirate in Kuwait
Dubai to host forum on Arab tourism
Ministerial council pushes to strengthen industrial sector
Christie’s to auction items worth $ 9.5m
Dubai judge approves liquidation of local Espirito Santo unit
Khalifa Port’s crane productivity goes up
MAF launches Carrefour City concept store
Marka plans first restaurant with famed chef
Saudi’s Al Khodari net profit up 23.1%
NMDC, consortium get $ 1.5b project
€ 4.9b
Fidelity move may trigger departures
In ruble crisis, Putin gets a helping hand from state TV
World grows used to the ‘ new mediocre’ amid poor outlook
Top GCC national banks gain in profitability, asset quality
Differentiation through innovation driving transaction banking
Gulf lenders differ on standalone risk profiles
$ 160b
Special to Gulf News
Private banking business faces ever- rising client expectations
New rules to boost Oman’s insurance sector
Reliance on reinsurance expected to decline
$ 0.95b
Tide of inequality can sink even the mightiest
UK crowdfunding to test new rules
Worldly Wise
Suppliers can now get into the driver’s seat
Canada’s oil sands feel the heat of price drops
In the Pipeline
Global oversupply to keep Brent stable
Japan’s Inpex begins oil output from field off Abu Dhabi coast
Investors head for safety of bond funds
Kuwait oil union slams Saudi move
South African funds are back
Volatility in UAE markets will hinge on oil, global data
DGCX chief steps down due to ill health
Burgan Bank plans $ 74.8m rights issue
DFM’s average trading value jumps 183%
Is smuggling gold into India still profitable?
Exchange traded funds pile back into precious metal as price rebounds
LBMA gets proposals for new mechanism
Stimulus fears
$ 12
US Open champion Cilic to play for UAE Royals in IPTL
Barca boss says El Clasico is too early to be decisive
Rahane aims for big scores to cement his one- day spot
Strike by West Indian players over money could just be the beginning
Sri Lanka to test fringe players in India
Kiwis call up Brownlie and Latham for ODIs
New Zealand
Moen expects young bowlers to impress
Hafeez is raring to try his hand again
Jubair called up to Bangladesh squad
Akram, Mahmoud to lead Twenty20 camp
White collar boxing returns to Dubai
In pictures
Wakeboarding world finals at Al Forsan
600- plus attend sevens launch party
Consaulim ease to all- Goan cup victory
Date set for Sharjah Seniors Championship
Peseiro: Al Wasl were lucky to draw
Team Abu Dhabi happy with Italian GP show
Mena Tour players set for Ghala Valley Open
UAE take last spot in China Sevens
Arabian Gulf League
Class 1
Serena hits back over ‘ Williams brothers’ jibe
Cilic to join UAE Royals for International Premier league
Australia chief begins search for new coach
Federer and Nadal to headline Swiss Indoors
Tuilagi a doubt for England- New Zealand Test
Koeman in shock at Saints’ 8- 0 romp
Sterling inspires Liverpool win over QPR
‘ Aguero among world’s best strikers’
Van Gaal seeks road boost at the Hawthorns
Boss hails character after Blues’ Palace win
German Bundesliga
Garcia can’t wait for ‘ fantastic’ Euro clash
Italian Serie A
German skipper returns to training
Messi and Ronaldo lead sides to victory
Villa shows class to earn Melbourne City a draw
French Ligue 1
Final round
Unbeaten Luiten reaches semi- finals
Golovkin knocks out Rubio to defend title
Indian thrash Aussies to move into junior final
South Korea’s Baek wins on LPGA debut
Seattle trade Harvin to New York Jets
Martin hits a hot streak to lead in Vegas
Survival instincts theme as Hope is the overriding breaking show, Season 5 of record- again The Walking Dead, rises
Dia Mirza’s low- key wedding
Assaf makes triumphant Idol return
Ed Sheeran was never homeless
» Lucas’s museum plans
‘ Leviathan’ named best picture at London Film Festival
Clooney gets back to work
‘ Marley and Me’ to become TV series
Jimi Hendrix heirs, producer clash
Morrison’s papers to be housed at Princeton
» The Pixies’ new album
Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76
Polo Ravales’ next chapter after GMA
Mohammad Assaf returns to ‘ Arab Idol’
Classical folk ballads in Dubai
Allen Dizon gets best actor award
De las Alas’ anniversary plans
Unfazed by fat shaming
Paras gets serious about acting
Wedding bells for Dia, Sahil
Preity evasive on molestation case
Kashyap glad festival films doing well
Party lands Saif, Sharmila in trouble
» Creativity first for Onir
Big labels give Tokyo a miss
» Tweet of the day
Mahec at Le Meridien Dubai
Chor Bazaar restaurant
Hope amid the zombie apocalypse
Amatch made in filmmaking heaven
Labour of love
Gary’s greatest hits
OSN Movies Premiere HD at 23.00
White wins the queen
The obvious may be wrong

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