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Indian tourist to Jordan up by 71 pc in 2010

Indian tourist to Jordan up by 71 pc in 2010

Completing almost 2 years of its marketing promotions in India, Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) has reported a positive increase in the influx of Indian tourists in the year 2010. Furthering… Read more »

Hosni Mubarak is worlds richest man: Report

Hosni Mubarak is worlds richest man: Report

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is likely the richest man in the world with an estimated fortune worth about 70 billion dollars. According to the Guardian, Mubarak has money stashed in… Read more »

Saab to buy Czech based virtual simulator firm

Saab to buy Czech based virtual simulator firm

Saab AB of Sweden plans to bolster its training and simulation offerings with the acquisition of the Czech company E-COM. Saab said an agreement has been signed to acquire E-COM… Read more »

Iran dares global community, announces new missiles, satellite plans

Iran dares global community, announces new missiles, satellite plans

Iran will launch four domestically produced satellites next year and also will mass-produce ballistic missiles, officials announced on Monday. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi, the defense minister,… Read more »

Iran, India sign oil deal, avoid US

Iran, India sign oil deal, avoid US

New Delhi agreed to set up a payment mechanism for Iranian crude oil through a German bank, a source in the Indian finance ministry said. Tehran was selling crude oil… Read more »

Crude oil price touches new high

Crude oil price touches new high

Crude oil prices rose above $91 per barrel in New York Wednesday after a volatile week, with traders keeping an eye on developments in Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak announced he… Read more »

ACI sees moderate growth in airport traffic growth in 2010

ACI sees moderate growth in airport traffic growth in 2010

December passenger traffic rose by a moderate 4 percent relative to December 2009, yet despite the slower rate, world traffic finished at just over 6 percent growth for the year, according to the PaxFlash sample results.

Travel the world in 80 days with Cathay

Travel the world in 80 days with Cathay

Cathay Pacific Airways, Asia’s premier and leading airline launched a unique initiative through its official Facebook page that offers an once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel the world in 80 days on the Cathay Pacific network.