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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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Over 300 expats in UAE struggling over delayed payments

Dubai: Over 300 expats, mostly from India, working with a private company in the UAE are struggling to make their ends meet after not receiving their salaries for several months now, a media report said on Friday. The plight of ...

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Children injured in UAE school bus-car collisions in good condition

All children who were injured in two school bus-car collisions on Wednesday are in good health condition, according to the head of Department of Health in Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi Police reported on Wednesday evening that nine children were ...

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Yumkhaibam takes charge as India’s new Haj consul

JEDDAH — Yumkhaibam Sabir has joined the Consulate General of India, Jeddah, as the consul for Haj. An IFS officer of the 2012 batch, Yumkhaibam previously served in the Indian embassies in Egypt and Oman as well as the Ministry of ...

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Indian nurse in UAE for 10 years wins house

Indian national and working mother of three, Gracy Kutty Chacko struck luck as the mega winner of this year’s summer promotion launched by UAE Exchange. It was a dream come true for the UAE resident of 10 years, who works ...

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explosion in cafeteria in UAE

The Ajman Civil Defence teams managed to control two different fire incidents on Sunday afternoon. The leak from a gas cylinder led to another incident in a cafeteria in Al Naeemiya area. No casualties were reported. Lieutenant Colonel Raed Obeid ...

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