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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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UAE urges Emirati students to be cautious in New Zealand

The UAE Embassy has affirmed the safety of all Emirati students in New Zealand following the shooting during the Friday prayer today at two Christchurch mosques, which left 49 people at least dead and 20 seriously injured. UAE Ambassador to ...

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UAE mobile networks changed their names to mark Emirati Children’s Day

UAE’s telecom network providers changed their network names to ‘Child Day’ to mark Emirati Children’s Day. Observed on March 15 each year, the day coincides with the UAE signing of the International Childhood Convention and issuance of the Federal law ...

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Can we come back or what!: Flight returns as woman forgets baby at Jeddah Airport

A Kuala Lumpur-bound flight from Jeddah airport was forced to return to the King Abdul Aziz International Airport after a mother realised that she had forgotten her baby in the terminal’s waiting area. The bizarre incident left the airport authorities ...

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Google refuses to remove controversial Saudi app that lets men track women

Google has refused to pull out a controversial government app from Saudi Arabia which lets men track and control women who travel, saying it does not violate its Play Store policies. According to a report in the Business Insider on ...

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BCJ organises parenting workshop for members and their families in Jeddah

Jeddah 18 February 2019: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) Career Guidance wing of BCJ, organised a parenting workshop for its members and their families on the occasion of prominent speaker and life coach Ameenul Hassan’s visit to the city. The workshop was ...

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Pakistani national given 7-year jail sentence for stabbing Indian roommate to death in Dubai

Dubai: A Pakistani national was sentenced to seven years in jail by a Dubai court for stabbing his Indian roommate to death in 2018 over an argument on leaving the lights on, a media report said. The Dubai Court of ...

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Pakistan has Mecca, Medina for Sikhs, says Prime Minister Imran Khan in Dubai

Dubai: Pakistan has the Mecca and Medina for the Sikhs and the country is opening up those sites for the minority community, Prime Minister Imran Khan said in the UAE on Sunday. Prime Minister Khan in November last year laid ...

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After Arabic and English, Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department said it ...

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Abu Dhabi: Pope, top Muslim cleric call for freedom of belief, culture of tolerance

Pope Francis and a senior Muslim cleric on Monday issued a joint call for freedom of belief during the first trip by a head of the Catholic Church to the Arabian Peninsula, AFP reported. Pope Francis is on a historic ...

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Aztex Nawayath Premier League 2019 ends in grand style

Ajman: A packed house at the Eden Garden Ajman cheered on as DVS United clinched the inaugural title of Aztex Nawayath Premier League 2019 (NPL) on Friday January 25. DVS won the final in an emphatic fashion by beating Al ...

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Nearly 150 expats arrested in dawn raid in Oman

Muscat: A total of 149 expats were arrested during an inspection visit by the Ministry of Manpower on Monday. The inspection, which took place in Wilayat Seeb at dawn on Monday, was carried out in cooperation with the Royal Oman Police. ...

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