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Swiss Solar-Powered Aircraft Begin Its First Flight Around the World

Swiss Solar-Powered Aircraft Begin Its First Flight Around the World

Marking the beginning of an attempt for the first time to fly all around the globe without using even a drop of fuel, on Monday, a Swiss made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi.

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Nokia unveils its first tablet and two new ‘phablets’ at Abu Dhabi event

Nokia unveils its first tablet and two new ‘phablets’ at Abu Dhabi event

At the annual Nokia World technology event in Abu Dhabi, Finnish handset-maker Nokia unveiled its first tablet computer as well as two new Lumia smartphones in the increasingly popular `phablet' form factor.

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UAE People Particular about Dress Code

UAE People Particular about Dress Code

Immodest dresses should not be allowed in Abu Dhabi and one should respect the culture of the nation, said a Twitter campaign. The campaign has been launched by a woman, who is resident of Abu Dhabi.

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Virgin Galactic Ventures into Space Tourism Business

Virgin Galactic Ventures into Space Tourism Business

It has been recently revealed that Virgin Galactic will soon be joining hands with emirates. Richard Branson, who is the owner of Virgin Galactic, has told that they want to enter into partnerships in Abu Dhabi as they want to expand their business by launching commercial space flights.

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ABB Group leases office space in Aldar's HQ

ABB Group leases office space in Aldar's HQ

ABB Group, the leading power and automation technology group has signed an agreement for office space in HQ which is a part of world-class portfolio of commercial properties managed by Aldar. The move is aimed to strengthen its position and push growth by tapping opportunities present in the local market.

Frank Duggan, Region Manager for ABB, India, Middle East and Africa hailed that development and said that it will offer better connectivity to the stakeholders in the region.

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Ferrari Rollercoaster Promises Fun, Allows 'Overtaking'

Ferrari Rollercoaster Promises Fun, Allows 'Overtaking'

Later this year, when Ferrari World inaugurates in Abu Dhabi, fans will experience a giant roller coaster ride but with a variation.

The ride in a Ferrari will take adventure-lovers on a two kilometer drive at up to 95 kmh and since there are two cars running side-by-side, the roller coaster turns into a racetrack with a different "winner" every time.

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Well-prepared Federer eager to make early season start this week

Dubai - Roger Federer makes one of the earliest start of his career on Thursday when he and Rafael Nadal head the field at a rich six-man exhibition in tennis-starved Abu Dhabi.

The Swiss will be on court New Year's Day as he prepares to put behind a relatively modest 2008 campaign and focusses on re-taking the number one ranking from his Spanish rival.

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