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Gold Reward Acts as Driving Force for Many People to Participate in ‘Your Weight in Gold’ Campaign

Gold Reward Acts as Driving Force for Many People to Participate in ‘Your Weight in Gold’ CampaignThe gold prize acted as the primary force that impelled thousands of people to sign up for Dubai Municipality's `Your Weight in Gold' drive.

The winners of the drive say that they are strong-minded to maintain their new and healthy way of life. Nisar, from India, lost 10.5kg in the six-week drive to attain success and win 15grams of gold.

Dubai Residents Out to Get Slim for Gold

Dubai Residents Out to Get Slim for GoldIt seems that the new idea has started to work for the health officials as thousands are signing up to get slim for gold in Dubai.

Thousands marched to beat diabetes

Thousands marched to beat diabetesThe recent 3.1-kilometer Beat Diabetes walkathon in Dubai attracted around 12,000 people from all walks of life, including some famous personalities like eminent cricketer Wasim Akram and Dubai Sports Council's Commercial Director Rashid Al Kamali.

Organized by the Landmark Group and supported by Dubai Sports Council, the walkathon started from the Oasis Centre, with participants sporting blue "Beat Diabetes" T-shirts.

UNB Always Keen on Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Programmes

United-National-BanIn Dubai, one name was quite prevalent whenever there was any activity related to Breast Cancer, and that was the United National Bank.

Numerous activities took place in October, which were dedicated to raise awareness about breast cancer and UNB was a common name associated with them. One of the main events in which the UNB was main sponsor was Al A in Mall Breast Cancer awareness Campaign.

14.7% inclination in passenger figures at Dubai airports

Dubai-airportsCargo capacity develops an inspiring 21.5 per cent to 198,543 tons in August contrasted to 163,427 tons Passengers travelling all through Dubai airports, augmented by 6.8 per cent in August on a yearly basis whilst cargo development plunged up by 21.5 per cent.

Ambitious Dream of Dubai's Ruler Crumbles Under Mounting Debts

Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed al-Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed al-Maktoum, Dubai's ruler who has been credited with putting his desert nation on the global map with rapid development and ambitious plans, is now looking at his dream crumble as the nation crunches under mounting debts.

A mere two weeks after 60 year old Sheikh Mohammad shared his vision of taking Dubai to all together new heights, the Emirate's two biggest state owned corporations announced that they wouldn't be able to pay back billions of dollars worth of loans, including Dubai World, the Emirate's pride.