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For little fault of its own, Dubai is losing its shine

For little fault of its own, Dubai is losing its shine

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Updates from : the Print : Dubai prospered as a kind of Switzerland in the Gulf, a place to do business walled off from the often violent rivalries of the Middle East. Dubai: Ever since the first gleaming towers sprang out of the desert, Dubai has gotten used to rapid change. It’s no stranger to boom-and-bust. What’s happening now is different: a slow bleed. The city’s iconic builders are plowing ahead. Cranes are everywhere. But no one is sure who’ll occupy all that new retail and office space. Already, Dubai’s malls are noticeably less full of stores and restaurants than they once were. Expatriates, the lifeblood of the economy, have started to pack up and go home — or at least talk about it, as the cost of living and doing business surges. Corporate mainstays, from Emirates air
For that spooky look

For that spooky look

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Updates from : The Hindu : Rosie the Riveter and Daenerys Targaryen for the ladies and emperors for the gents are trending this Halloween Halloween is upon us again. While the day would have not held any significance for us until a few years ago, now, you’re not the coolest person in the room if you aren’t attending a Halloween party, or so it may seem. Party goers have been attending theme parties since the weekend and those who plans on attending such dos tonight are probably already looking up DIY costume and make-up videos online, shopping for fake blood, while others are trying their hand at art and craft. If you’ve still not decided on your outfit, here are some ideas that might just help. According to stylist and blogger, Pranita Mehta, “Indians make the most of the nig
Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar for benefits extended

Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar for benefits extended

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Updates from : DECCAN CHRONICLE. New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that it would extend the deadline for mandatory linking of the Aadhaar card to avail of banking and other social security benefits from December 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018. In August, a nine-judge bench had held the right to privacy as a fundamental right, and referred the validity of petitions for a fresh hearing to a three-judge bench and a bunch of petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar law is pending adjudication.  On Wednesday, attorney-general, K.K. Venugopal made a “mention” before a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud that the government was prepared to extend the time limit till March 31, 2018 for the mandatory linking
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