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KING SALMAN’S INDIA VISIT EXPECTED THIS YEAR

New Delhi: India on Sunday said it looks forward to the first official visit here by King Salman of Saudi Arabia to further deepen the strategic ties between both countries, an Indian official said. “We are looking forward to the ...

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Kuwait agrees to build oil pipeline in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Kuwait has agreed to pour millions of dollars into building a white oil pipeline from Pakistan’s south to north for transporting petroleum products from the port city of Karachi to major consumer Punjab. “During a recent visit to Kuwait, ...

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Oman crude price hits three-month low

Muscat: Oman crude oil prices fell to pre-Opec (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) agreement levels on glut concerns as shale production offset price gains made by output cuts. Futures, for delivery in May, traded at $51.32 on close of ...

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Saudi king arrives in Tokyo for four-day visit

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Tokyo today, making the first visit to Japan by a monarch from the oil-rich nation in nearly five decades. The 81-year-old king, who was greeted by Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito at Haneda airport, will ...

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25-year-old Indian woman dies in Abu Dhabi road accident

An Indian woman died in a road accident in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Smruthy James was crossing the road near Al Wahda bus station when she was hit by a car. She was rushed to hospital. The 25-year-old worked as ...

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Policemen rob Dubai villa in revenge against owner

Two policemen and a jobless man were charged in the Court of First Instance with break-in robbery and damage of private property. The three men, all Emiratis, are accused of breaking into a villa in Al Barsha while its female ...

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More than 280 Dubai students discover Treasures of Hatta

DUBAI: More than 280 students from private schools in Dubai have participated in the first Treasures of Hatta education activity, which connected students with different aspects of community living in the area as part of the Hatta Wellbeing District project. ...

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A great move as India relaxes its withdrawal limits

DUbai, March 6,2017:After the bedlam that ensued after the demonetisation in India, the UAE’s Indian expats can now rest easy as the country relaxes its daily account withdrawal limits. With the availability of cash returning to normal, recipients can instantly ...

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UAE cracks top 20 list of countries with the most billionaires

DUBAI, March 8,2017 : The UAE has cracked the top 20 list of countries with the most billionaires for the first time. The Emirates is home to 21 ultra-rich individuals, giving it a ranking of 19, according to the China-based ...

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Child safety seat must for children under 10 in UAE

Parents who allow children to sit in car’s rear seat without child seat will be fined Dubai, March 8,2017(GN): Dubai Police on Wednesday warned parents against allowing their children under the age of 10 to be seated in the car’s ...

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Starting today, Dubai airport will reject these bags

Dubai, March 8,2017: The airport has advised all airlines of the change, and has updated its website, mobile app and signages to help raise awareness. Effective from today, Dubai Airports will introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service, ...

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Emirates ID now an insurance card

Dubai:Thousands of UAE residents are now able to use their Emirates ID not just to go through immigration gates at the airport, but to access healthcare services in the country. One of the largest insurance providers in the UAE, Oman ...

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Youngest Emirati female pilot flies A380 as Emirates turns attention to women

Dubai, March 6, 2017 :Emirates has highlighted the integral role its female employees play ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. The Dubai carrier said that nearly 44 per cent of its workforce of more than 29,000 is made ...

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India seeks NRI funds from UAE to fuel railway expansion

Dubai , March 7,2017 (KT):Indian railways has been in discussion with the World Bank and pension funds to meet the huge investment needs estimated at $140 billion over five years. Indian Railways, which is on an ultra fast track of ...

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