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Seventeen including 10 Indians die in bus accident in Dubai

A bus accident in Dubai on Thursday claimed seventeen lives, including that of 10 Indians. The group was returning from Oman after the Eid break when the tourist bus which bore Oman’s number plate rammed into a divider and then ...

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UAE expresses great concern over developments in Sudan

Abu Dhabi: The UAE is following with great concern and deep interest the developments in the brotherly Republic of Sudan. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said: “The UAE hopes that wisdom, voice of reason ...

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Indian wins USD 2.7 million in raffle draw in UAE

An Indian expat won a staggering USD 2.7 million in a monthly raffle in the UAE, a media report said Tuesday. Sanjai Nath R, who had purchased the ticket at Big Ticket Abu Dhabi, was announced the winner on Monday ...

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Indian businessman Yousuf Ali gets first Gold Card in UAE

Abu Dhabi: The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship on Monday announced that it had issued its first gold residence card to Indian business leader Yousuf Ali. Ali, who is the chairman and director of Lulu Group, was handed the ...

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‘Keep me Apprised’: EAM S Jaishankar Lauds Embassy Official For Prompt Action on Request of Indian Stranded in Saudi

New Delhi: Walking on the footsteps of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, S Jaishankar appreciated the prompt action of Indian Embassy officials in Riyadh after they helped a stranded Indian in Saudi Arabia. A Twitter user, named Manik Chattopadhyay, ...

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India, Pakistan among top destinations for UAE remittances

India was the leading destination for outward personal remittances from the UAE during 2018, according to figures included in the annual report of the UAE Central Bank, released this week. India was followed as a destination by Pakistan (9.5 percent), ...

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TRA issues clarification on impact of Huawei ban on UAE consumers

Dubai: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is assuring consumers in the UAE that they will be able to continue using their Huawei devices amid efforts by the US government to blacklist the Chinese company. In a statement issued late Thursday, ...

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UAE-US defence cooperation agreement comes into force

Abu Dhabi: The UAE and the US have announced the entry into force of the Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA), signed earlier this year. The agreement will enhance military coordination between the two nations, further advancing an already robust military, political, ...

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Enoc expansion set to create 6,200 jobs in UAE

Fuel retailer Enoc plans major expansion by opening an additional 62 petrol stations in the UAE by 2020 at a cost of around Dh1.24 billion and 110 stations in Saudi Arabia by 2030, investing around SR1.1 billion. (Looking for jobs ...

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UAE to give citizenship to over 3,000 people

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has announced that it has completed all necessary procedures, granting 3,354 children of Emirati mothers the UAE citizenship. In a statement, the Authority said that procedures were completed following the directives of The ...

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UAE long-term visa cost: Five-year visa at Dh650; ten-year visa at Dh1,150

Dubai: Long-term UAE residency visas with 10-year validity, which were rolled out earlier this year, can now be obtained for as low as Dh1,150, the UAE government announced on Sunday. According to eligibility criteria announced earlier, investors in public investment ...

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Non-Muslim serves Iftar to over 300 workers in UAE daily

Sharjah-based Ranjith Rajari has been fasting during the holy month of Ramadan for the past nine years as a show of solidarity with his Muslim friends. And the Kerala native has been serving Iftar to workers for four years now. ...

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UAE condemns terrorist attack on a mosque in Kabul

ABU DHABI: The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a mosque in Afghan Capital, Kabul during Friday prayer and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, ...

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Two Indian men reach UAE on cycles

Two Indian men have arrived in the UAE on cycles pedalling 3,800-kilometer across three countries, three months after they set out on a cycling adventure to visit Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Muhammed Saleem, 53, and his 42-year-old friend Rizwan Ahmad ...

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