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Visiting Indian MP calls for banning RSS

DAMMAM , Feb 7,2011 (Arba News):A member of India’s ruling Congress party has called for banning a Hindu right-wing group whose members have been found guilty of carrying out a series of bomb blasts across the country in the last ...

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Corruption is a cancer engulfing India, says Kalam

Abdul Kalam suggests chemotherapy to cure the ills afflicting political, bureaucratic and judicial systems Dubai, Feb 4m2011 (Gulf News)i: Corruption is a cancer-like situation engulfing India’s political-bureaucratic-judicial system, requiring an urgent ‘chemotherapy’, former Indian president Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said ...

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Indian Celebrate 62nd Republic Day in Qatar

Qatar, Jan 31,2011 (Bhtakallys News)Indians celebrated their Republic Day in a large numbers at Indian embassay premises in Doha. The ambassador HE Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa unfrul the national flag. The Indian ambassador read out the message of Indian President Paratiba ...

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Saudi approves real estate ownership by expats

RIYADH Jan 31,2011 (Arab News): The Shoura Council on Sunday agreed to add a new article to the real estate and investment law to allow foreign residents to own properties in the Kingdom. The decision was taken at the council’s ...

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Part-time work permit protects students’ rights in UAE

Dubai, Jan 30, 2011 (Gulf News): Students on university sponsorship can now legally work part-time upon receiving a permit from the Ministry of Labour under a new decree issued as part of the UAE Labour Law. The new part-time work ...

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Storm plays havoc in the Northern Emirates

DUBAI, 29 January 2011 (Khaleejtiimes): Sudden gusts of wind kicking up dust caught people returning from mosques after Friday prayers and other residents by surprise in Dubai and Sharjah, while thunderstorms lashed Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. ...

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King orders urgent action to mitigate floods, warns against negligence

JEDDAH, 26,Jan 2011 (Arab News): Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah urged the authorities on Wednesday to take immediate action to tackle problems caused by the heavy rains, warning that those who show negligence would be severely punished. ...

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Mobile users can switch providers from March

Mobile phone subscribers in the UAE will be able to switch between telecom providers etisalat and du without having to change their phone numbers. The number portability system will come into effect from March. Mohammed Al Ghanim, TRA Director-General, told ...

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Every child is unique says Dr Kalam

By: Muaz Shabandri Dubai, 25 January 2011 (Khaleej Times):Former president, space scientist, educator and a visionary; the many roles of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam have inspired students around the world to strive hard in the pursuit of success. A success ...

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Switch phone company but keep number – soon in the UAE

Abu Dhabi, Jan 23,2011 (The Nationa) : Want to change mobile phone company without losing your number? According to the head of the UAE telecoms regulator consumers in the Emirates should be able to do this by the end of ...

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Over-supply will further push down Dubai rents -report

ABU DHABI, Jan 23, 2011 (Reuters) : Dubai’s real estate market woes are far from over as over-supply in office, residential and retail sectors will continue to push rentals down, a report from property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle said. Vacancy ...

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New process of linking ID to residency gathers pace

Abu Dhabi: The policy of linking issuance and renewal of residency permits to the national ID card registration has gathered momentum with Fujairah set to become the second emirate after Umm Al Quwain to implement the process. From January 30, ...

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Eleven million use Abu Dhabi airport in 2010

Abu Dhabi Airports Company said on Sunday that the number of passengers using the airport of the capital increased 12.2 per cent last year to nearly 11 million. The positive passenger development during the year 2010 is also reflected in ...

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Extensive slouching leads to back pain

Dubai, Jan 21m2011, (Gulf News): It’s bad for your back if you are a “weekend warrior”, or if you’re overweight, or slouch over the steering wheel during the long commute to work, doctors said. “About 80 per cent of people ...

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