The schedule for the upcoming Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 to be held in UAE was announced by the IPL Governing Council on Sunday. The season will kickstart on September 19 in Abu Dhabi with a blockbuster clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, the statement said.

After the tournament opener on Saturday, Dubai will host its first game on Sunday (September 20) when Delhi Capitals take on Kings XI Punjab followed by the third match on Monday (September 21) between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore, it said.

The IPL was initially set to be conducted in India, but was shifted to the UAE due to the increasing cases of Covid-19 in the country.

The IPL action will shift to Sharjah on Tuesday, September 22, where Rajasthan Royals will host Chennai Super Kings.

There will be 10 double headers with the first match starting at 3:30

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FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a face mask walks by a closed branch of Bank Audi after Lebanon declared a state of emergency over the spread of the coronavirus, in Sidon, Lebanon, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho/File Photo

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) – First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) (FAB.AD) plans to restart talks to buy the Egyptian business of Lebanon’s Bank Audi (AUDI.BY), two sources familiar with the matter said.

FAB, the United Arab Emirates’ biggest lender, will have an internal meeting this week to decide on a way to resume negotiations and put in a final bid, said one of the sources, declining to be named as the matter is not public.

A second source said FAB planned to restart negotiations within two weeks.

FAB declined to comment. Bank Audi did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

FAB put talks on hold in May due

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(Bloomberg) — Abu Dhabi is seeking to create a national champion in oil services by merging National Petroleum Construction Co. and local rival National Marine Dredging Company PJSC.



a car driving on a city street filled with lots of traffic: Automobiles pass along a city highway in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. As Dubai recovers from its slump caused by the global financial meltdown, Abu Dhabi is expanding faster, according to figures from their governments published last month and building projects and tourism mean the non-oil economy has overtaken Dubai's entire output, the data showed.


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Automobiles pass along a city highway in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. As Dubai recovers from its slump caused by the global financial meltdown, Abu Dhabi is expanding faster, according to figures from their governments published last month and building projects and tourism mean the non-oil economy has overtaken Dubai’s entire output, the data showed.

NMDC shares rose 14% in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to 5 dirhams, their highest since March 2017, after NPCC’s shareholders proposed the deal.

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NPCC, ultimately controlled by the Abu Dhabi government through one of its investment vehicles, ADQ, wants to transfer all the firm’s share capital to NMDC, according to a statement released on Sunday. The merger

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