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2014 flydubai profits up 12.3 percent, year-on-year revenue also up  Mar 3, 3:59 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar.3 (ANI): In its fifth year of operation, flydubai today announced its annual results for 2014 and reported a net profit of AED 250 million (USD 68 million) an increase of 12.3 percent compared to 2013 with total revenue of AED 4.4 billion (USD 1.2 billion) for the 12-month period, ending 31 December.
David Warner was cabbie for Kerala team in Brisbane before cricket stardom  Mar 3, 2:57 pm
Dubai, Mar 03 (ANI): Swashbuckling opening batsman David Warner used to assist regular driver of the Australian cricket Institute's van in Brisbane before attaining international recognition as an explosive batsman.
Egyptian President Sissi calls for pan-Arab army to protect nations from threats  Mar 2, 2:17 pm
Dubai, March 02 (ANI): Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has said that Arabs should work together to form a pan-Arab army to protect the Arab nations from the threats that target them.
Federer cruises past Djokovic to defend Dubai title   Mar 1, 10:29 am
London, Mar 01 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer trounced his arch-rival Novak Djokovic in straight sets to defend the Dubai Championship title on Saturday.
Martin Crowe inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during Kiwi-Oz WC tie  Feb 28, 1:59 pm
Dubai, Feb 28 (ANI): New Zealand Test cricket legend Martin Crowe was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Saturday, when New Zealand beat Australia in their World Cup tie at Eden Park by one wicket.
McIlroy struggles in 'crosswinds' to miss cut at Honda Classic   Feb 28, 1:41 pm
Wellington, Feb 28 (ANI): Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has faced an early disappointment by missing the cut at the Honda Classic, one of the three tournaments he had given himself to get in optimum form for the Masters in April.
'Ecstatic' Shaiman Anwar overwhelmed by response to his maiden WC ton   Feb 27, 6:58 pm
Dubai, Feb 27 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates top-order batsman Shaiman Anwar has admitted that he is overwhelmed with the response to his maiden World Cup ton, describing the feat against Ireland as 'special' ahead of next tie against India on Saturday.
Biomechanics expert Foster feels 'sympathetic' for Ajmal's exclusion from WC   Feb 27, 4:38 pm
Dubai, Feb 27 (ANI): Renowned biomechanics expert Daryl Foster said that he has tremendous sympathy for the Pakistan ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was left out of the World Squad in view of a suspect bowling action.
Murray stunned by 18-year-old Borna Coric in Dubai quarter-finals  Feb 27, 10:15 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Britain number one Andy Murray suffered a crushing defeat on Thursday as he was thrashed 6-1, 6-3 by Croatian teenage opponent Borna Coric in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.
Martin Crowe to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during Kiwi-Oz WC tie  Feb 26, 2:48 pm
Dubai, Feb 26 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed that New Zealand cricket legend Martin Crowe, who in undoubtedly one of the most stylish and elegant batsmen of his generation, would be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the Black Caps' Cricket World Cup match against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland on 28 February.
Pedestrians scramble as it starts 'raining money' in Dubai  Feb 24, 3:59 pm
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A video shows people abandoning their cars and scrambling to grab cash across a busy highway after hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of bank notes blew through the wealthy city of Dubai at around 3pm on February 11.
Sehwag believes India 'capable' of defending World Cup title  Feb 24, 3:29 pm
Dubai, Feb 24 (ANI): Indian big-hitting opener Virender Sehwag believes that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men have peaked at the right moment and possess the capability to defend their World Cup title.
Djokovic credits Becker for spectacular achievements during past 14 months  Feb 24, 2:30 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 24 (ANI): While previewing his defence of the Dubai Open title, world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has paid a tribute to the role of his head coach Boris Becker in the amazing advances he has made in the 14 months they have been working together.
Tendulkar predicts 2015 CWC will be even more competitive as it progresses   Feb 23, 3:27 pm
Dubai, Feb 23 (ANI): Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, the World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ambassador, has predicted that the event would be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket.
Shehzad apologizes after venting anger on wrong journalist post Pak's WC loss to India  Feb 21, 2:07 pm
Dubai, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team opener Ahmed Shehzad apologised after he vent his anger on the wrong journalist following the team's World Cup opening loss to arch-rivals India.
Prior claims both Ashes glory, Tour de France win will be colossal achievements  Feb 21, 1:34 pm
Dubai, Feb 21 (ANI): England's Test cricketer Matt Prior has claimed that both, Ashes glory and his new cycling team One Pro clinching the Tour de France in the next decade, would be colossal achievements.
Thousands evacuated after massive fire rips through 1105 ft tall Marina Torch tower in Dubai  Feb 21, 10:35 am
Dubai, Feb 21 (ANI): A massive fire has ripped through the 1105 feet tall Marina Torch tower in Dubai, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.
Dubai wife seeks divorce over hubby's failure to have sex 3 times a day   Feb 18, 11:25 am
Dubai, Feb 18 (ANI): A woman in Dubai has filed for divorce from her husband because he could not have sex with her 2-3 times per day, and she felt sexually unsatisfied.
'50 Shades' won't be released in UAE  Feb 17, 11:43 am
Dubai, Feb 17 (ANI): 'Fifty Shades of Grey' will not be released in UAE, as the National Media Council (NMC) has confirmed it after the review screening.
Mooney, Sammy found guilty of Level 1 offences in Windies-Ireland CWC match   Feb 16, 4:44 pm
Dubai, Feb 16 (ANI): West Indies batsman Darren Sammy and Ireland bowler John Mooney have both been fined 30 percent of their match fees after they were found guilty of Level One offences in their ICC Cricket World Cup opener on Monday.
Two Saudi women's rights activists freed from prison after two months in jail  Feb 14, 1:07 pm
Dubai, Feb 14 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has reportedly freed two Saudi women's rights activist after more than two months in jail.
Saudi blogger once again spared flogging   Feb 14, 12:52 pm
Dubai, Feb 14 (ANI): The flogging of Saudi Arabian blogger Raef Badawi has been delayed for the fifth consecutive week.
ICC elite umpires donate 10,000 US dollars each to Australia, New Zealand charities  Feb 13, 1:53 pm
Dubai, Feb 13 (ANI): In an attempt to promote the game and act as positive role models within the cricketing community, the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires on Friday made two separate donations of 10,000 US dollars to the Fred Hollows Foundation in Melbourne and Ronald McDonald House Charities in Christchurch respectively, ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
Oz will launch campaign to win fifth CWC as No. 1 ODI team  Feb 12, 3:52 pm
Dubai, Feb 12 (ANI): Australia would launch their campaign to win their fifth ICC Cricket World Cup title when the co-hosts enter the 11th edition of the game's pinnacle 50-over tournament as the number-one-ranked side on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings.
Maradona's latest look arouses suspicions of facelift  Feb 12, 1:37 pm
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has reportedly aroused suspicions of a facelift after flaunting his latest look.