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Brave Pakistani expat honoured by police in UAE

An Asian expat in UAE was honoured by the police for his act of bravery. In a statement issued by Sharjah Police on Tuesday, a Pakistani man was honoured for helping the police arrest a wanted person. The police posted ...

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Education is key to world peace, UAE tolerance minister says

Dubai: Education is a main driver of peace in a world divided by ignorance, the UAE Minister of Tolerance told the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) in Dubai on Sunday. Shaikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan said in his GESF ...

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Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of New Zealand PM in a headscarf

DUBAI: Dubai has projected the image of New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern onto its iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper, in thanks for her response to last week’s mosque shootings. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum praised PM ...

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Dh10,000 fine for selling ‘dangerous’ animals, abandoning pets in UAE

Residents caught selling or dealing in animals that pose danger to people’s safety or those abandoning pets in Abu Dhabi will face fines of up to Dh10,000, warned authorities. The Abu Dhabi Municipality on Wednesday (March 20) said that it ...

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Man sacked, deported from UAE for ‘celebrating’ New Zealand Mosque shooting

Dubai: A company in the United Arab Emirates said an employee was fired and deported after he allegedly celebrated the mass killing of Muslims in New Zealand last week. At least 50 people were killed and dozens wounded by a ...

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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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