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UAE gets world’s first single-letter govt domain

The Government of the UAE has launched the new domain name of its official portal to become the first government domain in the world composed of a single letter (U), to facilitate the public access to information, services, projects, strategies ...

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9 Indians stranded in UAE after accepting fake job offers through WhatsApp

Nine Indians have been stranded in the UAE after accepting fake job offers through social media, according to a media report on Sunday. The men from Kerala, who are currently stranded in Al Ain and Ajman, claim they met the ...

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Indian airline launches more flights from UAE

India’s GoAir has launched two new daily flights-one from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai and another from the UAE capital to New Delhi. “India continues to be one of our largest and most important areas of operation, and we look forward ...

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Air India passengers travelling to the UAE can now carry 40 kg of check-In luggage

Passengers travelling to the UAE by Air India can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage after the national carrier enhanced the baggage limit by 10 kgs. The changes will be implemented with immediate effect for those booking their tickets ...

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Man parks in front of neighbour’s house in UAE, his car is set on fire

A GCC national stood trial at the Abu Dhabi criminal court for allegedly setting his neighbour’s vehicle on fire. The public prosecution charged the defendant, but he denied all the accusations. The man said he had been asking his neighbour ...

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2-year-old drowns in family swimming pool in UAE

A 2-year-old child has drowned in the family’s Al Ain house pool, Abu Dhabi Police reported on Thursday. In a statement issued by the police, the Command and Control Center of Al Ain received a report about the incident that ...

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Two Indian expats win $1 million in Dubai raffle, another gets Mercedes Benz

In a change of fortune, two Indian expats won a staggering USD 1 million each in the Dubai Duty Free raffle while another won a Mercedes Benz car on Tuesday. Jaya Gupta and Ravi Ramchand Bachani are the two lucky ...

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UAE issues advisory for those travelling to Thailand

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Bangkok, Thailand, has warned its citizens from possessing any type of the electronic cigarettes while visiting the Asian country, as it is prohibited under the country’s laws. Possessing any type of e-cigarettes ...

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UAE Foreign minister arrives in India; energy, trade high on agenda of visit

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived here Sunday night and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors such as trade and energy. The UAE minister will ...

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Park in UAE fined Dh80,000 over girl’s accident

An amusement park in Abu Dhabi has been ordered to pay a fine of Dh80,000 for neglecting safety measures, causing an accident that injured a child. A nine-year-old Emirati girl was injured when she fell from six-metre height while playing ...

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Tourists to UAE will get free SIM cards

Abu Dhabi: Tourists arriving in the UAE will soon be gifted free mobile phone SIM cards with free data, international calling minutes and text messages, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced in Abu Dhabi. The free tourist friendly ...

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Free UAE tourist visa for tourists under the age of 18 from July 15

Abu Dhabi: As of July 15, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship will enforce a decision waiving the tourist visa fees of children under the age of 18 who are travelling to the UAE accompanied by their parents. This ...

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UAE offers 100% foreign ownership in 122 economic activities

UAE made another historic announcement on Tuesday as it offered 100 per cent foreign ownership in 122 economic sectors. The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and ...

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7 UAE students accused of bullying to appear in court

Kalba’s Public Prosecution referred seven students involved in the viral bullying incident to court. A video of the bullying attack inside a school bus went viral on social media last week. They are expected to appear in Kalba’s court on ...

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