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Families, workers, tourists avail of UAE visa amnesty

Abu Dhabi/ Dubai/Sharjah: Hundreds of illegal residents flocked to immigration centres in Dubai on Tuesday to benefit from the 60 day visa amnesty. But across the country, numbers were more moderate as the campaign got underway on its first day. ...

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India may revise outpass fees for amnesty seekers

The Indian government looks set to revise the proposed documentation charges for those seeking to leave the UAE under a two-month amnesty, after Khaleej Times revealed the disparity with four other embassies. As reported on Friday, the Indian government had ...

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Thousands expected at centres as UAE visa amnesty begins

Dubai: Thousands of illegal immigrants are expected to flock to centres across the country as the 60-day visa amnesty begins on Tuesday. Violators of the country’s residency law can visit a centre in each Emirate to start the departure process ...

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Taxi users have to pay Salik toll from January 1

Dubai: Taxi users will no longer be exempt from the Dh4 toll when crossing Salik gates beginning January 1, Gulf News has learnt. The Salik toll system which was introduced by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in July 2007, was ...

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Emirates India Fraternity Form Celebrates 41st National Day of UAE

Abu Dhabi – To celebrate the 41st UAE National Day, Emirates India Fraternity Forum (EIFF), a UAE based Social Welfare association  in co-ordination with Sheikh Khalifa Medical City  Blood Bank,  Abu Dhabi organized a Blood Donation Drive. The drive is ...

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President exchanges greetings with Rulers

The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of ...

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Khalifa awards Order of the Zayed on the National Day

Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said the achievements of the UAE had been triggered by the perseverance of the distinguished men and women who shouldered the responsibility to build the country and preserve ...

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Six dead in rain-related incidents in Oman

Muscat: Four Emirati nationals were killed in a road accident in Mareer Al Darmaka area of the wilayat of Shinas in the Sultanate of Oman, yesterday morning. The accident took place when their vehicle skidded off the slippery road and ...

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Mohammed pledges to take country to First World league

(Wam) / 1 December 2012 His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday pledged to take the UAE to the ranks of developed countries and beyond. “Together ...

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UAE abuzz with National Day celebrations

Dubai: The UAE came alive on the the occasion of the 41st National Day being celebrated on Sunday with a range of events from fireworks displays, cultural parades, and exhibitions that captivated thousands of residents and visitors alike. Throughout the ...

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Emirates India Fraternity Forum Helps Repatriate Indian Expat’s Body

Dubai – Emirates India Fraternity Forum (EIFF) with the help of UAE Gov. Authorities & Indian Consulate Dubai managed to repatriate the body on 26th November. Abbas S/o Moosa Kunhi, 39 years old hailing from Peravdeguli Montepadav, Mangalore, Karnataka passed away ...

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Mohammed bin Zayed attends national day celebrations

 30 November 2012 ABU DHABI—General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has attended the UAE’s 41st national day celebrations organised by Sweihan area citizens.   Present ...

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Heavy to moderate rains lash the UAE

Heavy rains coupled with thunderstorms and lightning lashed various parts of the country on Friday morning. Residents and motorists have been warned to be attentive and cautious as weather conditions may cause a drop in visibility and roads may become ...

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MoI sets up 10 centres for amnesty seekers

Ten centres with all necessary facilities are ready to welcome residency violators who plan to seek amnesty recently declared in the UAE. The centres set up by the Interior Ministry across various emirates aims to facilitate smooth repatriation of the ...

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