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    Saturday Oct 18

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid’s The Directory brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Friday Oct 10

    Mariana Jimenez crowned Miss Venezuela 2014

    Mariana Jimenez bags the Miss Venezuela 2014 beauty pageant held in Caracas. She will represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant.

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    Saturday Oct 4

    Eid Al Adha in pictures

    People enjoy the holidays with loved ones on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.

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    Friday Oct 3

    Biryani: One course festive feast

    From street-corner joints to five-star hotels, here’s how biryani is enjoyed across the UAE

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    Wednesday Oct 1

    Mooch ado about nothing

    Mooch represents the dreams, aspirations, troubles and, sometimes, even the foibles of the average Dubaiite.

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    Sunday Sep 28

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid’s The Directory brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Friday Sep 26

    10 things in nature that could vanish before your kids see them

    A new report by the Endangered Species Coalition, an alliance of 10 environmental activist groups, says kids will see fewer things in nature than their parents did. Many are listed as threatened or endangered. Here are 10 plants and animals the groups say your children might never see.

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    Monday Sep 15

    Kira Kazantsev chosen as Miss America 2015

    22-year-old Miss New York Kira Kazantsev is crowned the new Miss America, the third straight victory for the Empire State in the national beauty pageant. Outgoing Miss America Nina Davuluri, also from New York, presented the crown to Kazantsev after the competition at Atlantic City, New Jersey's Boardwalk Hall.

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    Friday Sep 12

    ‘Pulikali’ (tiger dance) marks the end of Onam festivities

    ‘Pulikali’ (tiger dance) is a colorful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting, performed to entertain people during Onam, an annual harvest festival in Kerala.

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    Sunday Sep 7

    Miss Haiti 2014 in pictures: Carolyn Desert crowned

    25-year-old Carolyn Desert beat 20 other contestants to win the Miss Haiti 2014 crown

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    Sunday Sep 7

    Fatma Zohra Chouaib crowned Miss Algeria 2014

    20-year-old Fatma Zohra Chouaib wins the Miss Algeria 2014 beauty pageant

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    Saturday Sep 6

    Pictures: Meet the women born in 1800s

    How many people born in the 1800s are still alive? According to records, there are only six, all women, who saw the dawn of the 20th century. Of course there are others who claim to have been born in the 19th century, but they don’t have any records to back it up. Here is a snapshot of the women who have straddled three centuries.

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    Saturday Sep 6

    Spotted! The UAE's trendiest men

    So you know your Zara from your Zegna, your Dior from your Diesel. But have you got the edge? tabloid!’s weekly men’s lifestyle page, The Directory, is scouring the town to track down the most trendy men in the Emirates. If you think you’ve got what it takes, send us a full shot of yourself, include your name, profession, the brands you’re wearing and let our editors cast an expert eye.

    If your picture is selected, we’ll print it in The Directory, out every Sunday. Send your entries to

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    Sunday Aug 31

    Watching film under a bridge over river Yamuna

    Rickshaw pullers, menial labourers and the homeless people enjoy Bollywood movies in a makeshift ‘cinema theatre’ under a bridge across the River Yamuna in Delhi, India

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    Thursday Aug 28

    Annual tomato fiesta paints Spanish town red

    Thousands of revellers hurl tonnes of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

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    Thursday Aug 28

    Pictures: Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu and Siliguri

    The three-day long Teej festival, celebrated by Hindu women in Nepal and some parts of India, is observed with married women fast during the day and pray for marital bliss, the well-being of their spouses and children, while unmarried women wish for good husbands and happy conjugal lives.

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    Thursday Aug 28

    Back to school: The right stationery

    From biodegradable pens to colourful and theme-based pencil cases and chairs, there is a wide range of products companies are designing especially for schoolgoing children

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    Sunday Aug 24

    Runners turn kaleidoscopic at Sydney Colour Run

    Inspired by the Hindu Holi festival, participants take part in a five kilometer long run dotted with locations where coloured powders are thrown in a carnival atmosphere.

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    Sunday Aug 24

    Models hit the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

    Top models and Bollywood beauties display vibrant creations by famous Indian designers at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festival 2014 edition in Mumbai

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    Friday Aug 22

    Sweating it out for a fuller life

    Staff photographer Atiq-ur-Rehman takes a tour of three places: the Dubai Sports World gym, Al Sager Al Jareh Gym Fitness and Shabab Al Waha gym, both in Sharjah — where men and women come together to work towards a fitter life and also make some great friends for life.

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    Wednesday Aug 13

    In pictures: Cockfighting on the outskirts of Manila

    Cockfighting is hugely popular in the Philippines where large amounts of money are wagered on battles between roosters.

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    Monday Aug 11

    Thousands celebrate Holi Festival in Madrid

    Thousands of revellers take part in the Holi Festival of Colours held in the Spanish capital Madrid. The festival is based on the Hindu spring festival Holi, also known as the festival of colours where participants colour each other with dry powder and coloured water.

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    Sunday Aug 10

    Meet the Indian family with a fetish for red and white colours

    52-year-old Sevenraj’s fetish for red and white colours started several decades ago. The intention to create a unique identity for himself and a brand image for his real estate agency went on to become a part of his life, his home and his family.

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    Monday Jul 21

    Marketplace: What’s hot and new in the UAE

    tabloid’s The Directory brings you what’s new and hot in men’s fashion in the UAE

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    Thursday Jul 17

    Kangana, Malaika, Nimrat ramp at India Couture Week

    Fashion Design Council of India’s six-day fashion gala, the India Couture Week, is being held at the Taj Palace.