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#Destination: Enjoy the glitz of Dubai with Danube Properties GLITZ 3

Looking for some sun, sand, glitz and a secure investment?  Prospective buyers in the UK can now tick all those boxes with the latest exciting development project in Dubai.

The Emirates' Danube Properties promotes its famous Dubai realty projects in London this weekend.  The developer has collaborated with the leading London property advisory firm Unesta, to present its latest project 'Glitz 3'.

This initiative will help open doors to potential buyers in the UK.  Through the showcase of affordable luxury apartments in ‘Glitz 3’, UK buyers will gain a better understanding of an unique investment opportunity.

The two-day property show will be held at the Hyatt Regency Churchill in Central London 1 August and Redbridge Hall, East London on Sunday 2 August.

The Chairman of Danube Properties, Rizwan Sajan said: “This show is ideal for families and professionals, our project stands out for its high standard of quality and amenities.

The location caters to the urban upscale community and has been deliberately chosen to appeal to our potential investors and buyers.  We are confident the new project will set another benchmark of excellence for Danube.  Dubai has already attracted global attention and created an extensive investment opportunity for the world.”

Vikram Goyal, CEO of Unesta Homes said: “As the world worries about oil prices and regional conflicts, the stability seen in Dubai and the UAE and its diversified economy is raising investor confidence again and the British property investors are quite savvy, they understand the potential here and also value the no tax policy on rental and capital gains.

“In addition, with no restrictions on repatriation of funds makes the Dubai Real Estate market not only fruitful but easy and transparent.”

Established in 1993, Danube Building Materials has today evolved as one of the largest building material companies in the world with a network of 38 branches worldwide.

GLITZ 3 follows the success of the company’s previous projects, ‘Dreamz By Danube’ and ‘GLITZ Residence 1 & 2’.

‘Glitz 3’, located inside Dubai Studio City, is made up of 300 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments starting at £140,000.

Amenities include landscaped gardens, tennis and basketball courts, swimming pools and children’s play areas.

Visit www.danubeproperties.ae for more info.

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#WATCH: Delhi pop group pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh avenger

A Delhi-based pop group has made a music video honouring a freedom fighter who assassinated a British official in revenge for a 1919 massacre, at a time of renewed calls in India for reparations from Britain for the excesses of colonial rule.

The animated video tells the story of Indian freedom fighter Udham Singh, who shot dead Michael O’Dwyer for sanctioning the killing of hundreds of Indian protesters during a festival in Punjab, a massacre that hardened opinion against British rule.

The four-minute video by the group The Ska Vengers takes its title, "Frank Brazil", from an alias used by Singh during an overseas undercover trip.

It traces the activist's life between the Amritsar massacre and his shooting of the British official in London.

The video is due to premiere on music channel VH1 India on Friday, 75 years to the day after Singh was executed in London for the assassination of O'Dwyer four months earlier.

O'Dwyer was the British Lieutenant Governor of Punjab when the Jallianwala Bagh killings took place in the city of Amritsar. Singh travelled to England to avenge the atrocity and shot O'Dwyer dead in public in a London hall.

Taru Dalmia, The Ska Vengers' vocalist, said the group was inspired by American blues singer Bessie Smith's famous death song "Send me to the 'lectric chair".

In the new song, the fiery pro-independence protagonist says he doesn't care if he spends 99 years in jail or is sent to the electric chair.

India's 200-year long colonial subjugation ended in 1947 but remains a touchy topic. Earlier this month, opposition lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said Britain owes India reparations for the economic and social torture the South Asian country suffered under British rule.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visits Britain later this year, praised the speech, but he did not say whether he supported Tharoor’s demand for an apology.

Singer Dalmia said he agreed with Tharoor's sentiment, adding that colonial excesses were too often forgotten in the countries that suffered them.

"Europe has a debt to pay, but more than that (in) the formally colonized countries, the debates have stopped," he said.

British Prime Minister David Cameron came under criticism for not apologising for the Jallianwala killings when he visited Amritsar in 2013, although he mourned the event.

The band will tour in Britain next year for the first time.

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