Gulf News - 31 Oct 2014

Table of content - Gulf News (31 Oct 2014)

World steps up pressure against Israel
Remembering Indira Gandhi
Distraught Lankans defy orders
Hello Kitty turns 40
Growth of Islamic economy
Dh250m drugs seized
Three centuries in a row for Pakistan’s Younis
Abu Dhabi Art to extend its reach
Unrest in Burkina Faso
Sealing a deal with Iran
HOPE FADES FOR 300 SRI LANKANS BURIED ALIVE UNDER METRES OF MUD AS A WALL OF EARTH SWEEPS OVER A TEA PLANTATION VILLAGE
Desperate survivors wait for any faint signs of hope
Tea plantation swept away
Chicken nuggets are safe to eat, official says
Police foil attempt to smuggle 4.5m pills
Parents charged after child falls to death from balcony
Piracy fight needs jobs for youngsters
Two jailed for trying to steal Dh250,000
Kingpins free
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11,750
Road diversions begin, tailbacks end
3.2km
Dh2b
Emirati chefs step up to culinary challenge
Engineer declared absconder
‘ My brother constantly abused our mother’
Ajman bans sale of Damas tree seedlings
UAE praises Morocco’s role in fighting terror
Four- year- old boy critical after accident
Panel reviews FNC voting mechanisms
Leading by example
Sixth UAE Cancer Congress inaugurated
Government offices to celebrate Flag Day
Reclusive Saudi billionaires emerge
Kuwaiti author wins international award
Saudi metro races against time
Arms shipment for Al Houthi rebels intercepted in Yemen
64 Egyptian fishermen to stand trial
Peshmerga enter Kobani to fight Daesh
Anti- Islamists forge ahead in Tunisia poll
Kurdistan, US working to stop oil smuggling
Retired general jailed over conspiracy accusations
Secularists win
Ultimate fate of Iran talks
Jerusalem tense after reprisal killing
Sweden recognises Palestine
UN urges Israel to probe Gaza war crimes
Malala donates money to Gazans
Holy site closed
China vulnerable to Ebola outbreak, top scientist warns
Survivors care for orphans of disease
Money does indeed bring happiness
No tap water for 300,000 in Quebec City
Campaign to end female mutilation
President calls for talks with parties, army
Cyclone Nilofar nears coast
Bangladesh Islamists protest over leader’s death sentence
Baby boom in typhoon aftermath
Wait for daughter’s body ends on birthday
A Chinese billionaire couple’s $ 10 million ( Dh36.7 million) gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country’s internet users yesterday, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in China.
Policeman arrested for molesting teen
Soldier jailed for beating private to death
Wild boar kills woman in rare attack
The troubled legacy of India’s Iron Lady
‘ Indira foresaw her own death’
‘ No justice yet for victims of riots’
Timeline
‘ Mistake to think Gandhi magic could be passed on’
Government to remember Sardar Patel, not Indira
The Nehru- Gandhi family tree
Sena unsure about joining BJP govt in Maharashtra
Modi boots officials from first class cabin
Imam’s snub of PM sparks controversy
BJP leaders held at violence- hit village
Court gives thumbs up to Delhi proposal
‘ Emergency’
Heart procedure done on foetus
Violence as Sri Lanka orders death of 5 Indians
Some liquor bars in Kerala given reprieve by court
Experts to visit Dhaka over Bengal blast
50,000 to be evacuated as cyclone Nilofar nears coast
Top militant killed in US drone strike
Books rewritten to satisfy conservatives
Sistine Chapel dazzles after technological makeover
Seven soldiers killed in Ukraine
France probes drones seen at nuclear plants
Clashes in Paris after death of protester
€ 1.9m
Royal British Legion Poppy Day
Food trucks arrive in food- crazy Belgium
Sex crimes on the rise, report warns
Gang sold ‘ package deals’ to migrants
Britain confident of reducing 2.1b bill
Democrats scramble to save shaky incumbents amid polls
Video of actress being harassed goes viral
President meets kin of missing 43
Protesters set parliament ablaze over bid to extend Burkina Faso president’s reign
Australia law bars travel to terror hotspots
Jonathan to seek second term as president of Nigeria
South Africa court orders probe into torture
Minister’s kidnapped sister freed
Surfer bitten after standing on shark’s head
Police deny arrest in killing of footballer
German tourist found dead in national park
Superfoods of the future
A new era of politics dawns in Tunisia
Al Abadi has tough task of rescuing Iraq
With plans in place to replace the Shindagha tunnel, Gulf News readers discuss the significance of keeping the tunnel.
“Delaying a final agreement provides time for opponents of the negotiations in both Iran and US.”
“Xi, Abe and Park know that the Apec summit may be a make- orbreak moment for their relations.”
Northeast Asia’s home fires burning
US and EU must stop Israeli oppression
Answer to black money lies inside India
Contests on reading Arabic will promote the language
Putin can’t head any anti- US world order
The festive colours of joy
Will he or won’t he? Lula keeps Brazil guessing
Va na ja R ao
Afghanistan: British Army’s last hurrah?
Indonesia’s Jokowi can outdo Obama
A S R E P O R T E D B Y G U L F N E WS
High hopes for traffic reduction
What does it mean?
US economy expands 3.5%, beating target
Euro- area slump concerns subside
Indian benchmarks log all- time highs
4.6%
2.5%
Growth likely
New app store gains traction
1.65tr
Investor funds chasing regional SMEs
Seatrade Maritime conference discusses key industry issues
Bank of Sharjah posts Dh272m profit
TRA hosts FEDnet workshop
Shurooq organises new forum
Dnata expands offering at Manchester
Etihad to raise frequency on 2 India routes
Saudi capital’s $ 22.5b metro project a ‘ race against time’
Dubai hotel occupancy up, but rates decline in September
Kempinski Trading’s president steps down
Gulf Air launches flights to Moscow
Bahrain funds buy US firm PRO Unlimited
Kingdom Holding net profit rises
SWBC takes part in economic forum
India eases foreign investment rules in property development
Samsung’s profit plunges to near three- year low
High oil prices boost Shell profit
Lenovo completes $ 2.91b purchase of Motorola unit
Barclays in surprise profit rise to £ 1.59b
Singapore fund buys stake in Turkish realtor
Toshiba half- year net profit surges
Microsoft launches fitness band
Lufthansa cuts profit goal for 2015 again
$ 5.8b
Awareness, innovation ‘ keys to Islamic economic growth’
Malaysia expects Islamic capital market assets to double to $ 1tr by 2020
Call to rediscover Islamic principles
Standardisation needed to boost Islamic finance
Another app store gaining traction
78%
3D printer sales to touch 2.3m by 2018
Free to use platform for app development
Microsoft’s Bing search engine displays song lyrics
Secure your Dropbox account with two- step verification
Keep an eye on mobile emissions when shopping
Get more from your computer battery by using sleep mode
Disable WiFi, Bluetooth when they are not being used
LG G3: One of the best Android smartphones on the market
50 years of pop and progress
Torch apps may spy on you, warn experts
Scorecard
Tech Byte
Action disconnect in combating inequality
Huge currency reserves tend to create bubbles
Expect bumpy ride before US rate hike
Worldly Wise
Asia shares end mixed as dollar resumes upward march after Fed decision
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Funds remain positive on Gulf markets
Visa launches $ 5b share buy- back offer and beats profit estimates
1MDB readies $ 3b power asset IPO
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AirAsia to sell perpetual sukuk
Malaysia’s Maybank launches dollar fund
UAE markets end month on a low as DFM index falls 1.66%
Mobily requests temporary stop in share trading
Burgan Bank get approval for $ 74.8m issue
Bank Muscat’s maiden sukuk in 2015
Gulf Keystone shares rise in London
Fed’s hawks decide to go with the flow
9- 1
Fed’s tough stance hints at early rate rise
Liquidity crunch to hit emerging markets
54%
End of bond buying signals start of Yellen era
5.9%
Three and easy
Kilt Rock headlines first meet of new UAE season
‘ Mad Bum’ among all- time best World Series pitchers
Test 100s in three successive innings for Pakistan
England bowlers deny KP’s bullying claim
What to do with life after cricket is still a poser for Sachin Tendulkar
Mathews banks on Lankan veterans
Tendulkar recalls nerves at visiting Don
Rahul’s ton puts South in strong position
Sports Editor
Younis and Ali pile on the misery for Australia
Pakistan great Akram hails in- form veteran
Centurion thanks teammate for support
Second Test
UAE looking to regroup at Al Ain Sevens
UAE tennis and football bodies form new bond to boost sports
Seeds fall in Dubai junior tennis event
Six top- 100 players set for Dubai tournament
Dubai a key stop- off for Brazil RUGBY OFFICIALS SCOUR PLANET FOR NEW PLAYERS AHEAD OF SEVENS’ OLYMPIC DEBUT
Top trainers seek early gains as new season kicks off
Jebel Ali Racecourse on the right track
Murphy hopes to seize UAE chance
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21
Jebel Ali Racecourse
Antonini hands Juventus first loss ROMA JOIN CHAMPIONS AT TOP OF SERIE A TABLE AFTER DESTRO, DE ROSSI DOWN CESENA
European clubs suggest April- May 2022 World Cup
Bayern ease to victory in German Cup
Varane scores twice in Real cup win
Marseille suffer League Cup shock
Italian Serie A
German Cup
French League Cup
Spanish King’s Cup
Stuttering Man City ‘ not good enough’
Al Qahtani determined to help Al Hilal triumph
Balotelli unsuited to Liverpool’s system
Real Madrid legend Raul joins Cosmos
Ferdinand hit with three- game ban for tweet
English League Cup
Giants dynasty foils Royals destiny SAN FRANCISCO WIN THIRD TITLE IN FIVE SEASONS AFTER NARROW WIN OVER KANSAS CITY
Bulls blow out Knicks as Rose returns
Abdul Khadar breaks tie as Red Wings rally to beat Capitals
Bumgarner pitches himself among game’s Giants
Advani completes double
Royals fall to Giants in Game 7
NBA
NHL
Hamilton aims to cash in amid crisis
Murray on the brink of World Finals
Poulter tries to put Bishop row behind him
Nervous Wozniacki looks forward to marathon debut
Karlberg takes two- shot lead in Malaysia classic
League seeks to dismiss painkillers suit
Park and Feng share lead in Taiwan
Carter, Williams included for US clash
Hodgson to lead Wallabies in tour opener
BMW Masters
ATP Paris Masters
Hello Kitty grows up
Priyanka’s Abu Dhabi proposal
Robbie Williams here in April
Saroj spoofed in ‘ Happy New Year’?
Uma: Look into your reflection and smile
‘ Kaththi’ success ‘ phenomenal’
Kher slams Samir
Swift’s book stop
» Ben Affleck, saviour of bats
Slipknot tops Billboard album chart
Coens tap Clooney for all- star comedy
Suge Knight, Katt Williams held over theft
London premiere for Hobbit movie
Young Fathers win Mercury award
Priyanka chooses a groom
» Robbie set to entertain Abu Dhabi
A
Cartoon series ‘ Mansour’ to return
» Assaf closes in on EMA award
B
» Anne Curtis’ concert cancelled
What about the artists?
» Ibiza club to get Dubai dancing
Heartthrobs invade Dubai
Rivera, Dingdong back for concert
Hello Kitty 40 at
Hello Kitty 40 at
Hello Kitty’s midlife crisis?
Glamour goes retro
Cuban delight
Zee TV at 14.00
Hotline
Black’s best move?
Another strange computer lead
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