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PM Modi awarded Zayed Medal, UAE’s top civilian honour

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded Zayed Medal, the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian award, on Thursday as a mark of appreciation for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations. The Zayed Medal has earlier ...

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5 men held for Dh2 million robbery in UAE

Five Nigerians, who allegedly stormed a money exchange in Sharjah and fled with Dh2.3 million, have been arrested, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the ...

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6,000 stateless residents to get UAE citizenship

About 6,000 stateless residents will be given the UAE citizenship, as per the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Over 2,000 similar cases are under study and will ...

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Flights delayed as dense fog takes over UAE

Thick fog has disrupted several flights at Dubai International Airport on Friday morning. “Fog has affected some flights from Dubai International Airport,” the Emirates airlines said in a statement on Twitter. Emirates has also urged passengers to check their flight ...

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Indian officials met Saudi Arabia Deputy Hajj minister, demanding more facilities for Indian pilgrims

Jeddah, March 26,2019 (Bhatkallys News Bureau): Demanding more facilities for Hajj and Umrah for Indian pilgrims,Shri Sailesh, the secretary, Minority Affair of India yesterday met Saudi Deputy Minister Hajj, Mr. Abdul Latif and talked about Hajj and Umrah affairs. Earlier ...

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Emirati, expat jailed in UAE for promoting terror groups, fake news

A court in UAE has jailed two men for cyber crimes, Wam reported on Wednesday. Abu Dhabi appeal court sentenced a 45-year-old Emirati man to 10 years – identified as H.A.A.T – in prison for creating fake social media accounts ...

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Brave Pakistani expat honoured by police in UAE

An Asian expat in UAE was honoured by the police for his act of bravery. In a statement issued by Sharjah Police on Tuesday, a Pakistani man was honoured for helping the police arrest a wanted person. The police posted ...

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Education is key to world peace, UAE tolerance minister says

Dubai: Education is a main driver of peace in a world divided by ignorance, the UAE Minister of Tolerance told the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) in Dubai on Sunday. Shaikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan said in his GESF ...

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Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of New Zealand PM in a headscarf

DUBAI: Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week’s mosque shootings. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum praised PM ...

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Dh10,000 fine for selling ‘dangerous’ animals, abandoning pets in UAE

Residents caught selling or dealing in animals that pose danger to people’s safety or those abandoning pets in Abu Dhabi will face fines of up to Dh10,000, warned authorities. The Abu Dhabi Municipality on Wednesday (March 20) said that it ...

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Man sacked, deported from UAE for ‘celebrating’ New Zealand Mosque shooting

Dubai: A company in the United Arab Emirates said an employee was fired and deported after he allegedly celebrated the mass killing of Muslims in New Zealand last week. At least 50 people were killed and dozens wounded by a ...

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UAE launches Arab Group for Space Collaboration and Arab Satellite

Abu Dhabi: The UAE announced two major initiatives in the space sector on Tuesday, which will benefit the entire Arab world. The Arab Group for Space Collaboration with an initial membership of 11 Arab nations will advance the developments in ...

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New baggage service for Indian airlines from UAE airport

Abu Dhabi airport has announced a special service for passengers in Indian airlines travelling from UAE. Indigo travellers can now remotely check-in their luggage via the ‘City Terminal Check-in’ service – allowing them to avoid the hassle at the airport ...

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Reckless driver gets Dh1.2 million fine in UAE

A young Emirati has racked up over Dh1 million in traffic fines, making it the highest accumulated amount recorded by the Ras Al Khaimah Police. The 23-year-old was involved in 1,251 traffic violations, resulting in fines of Dh1.15 million, the ...

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