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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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7 residents forge papers to work illegally in UAE

Seven Asian residents stood trial at the Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court over charges of forging ID documents and illegally working with an employer other than their sponsor. Court records show that the seven suspects used fake identification documents to ...

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UAE shuts down restaurant for health violations

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (Adafsa) issued an order to close AlSayyad Restaurant & Grill at Abu Dhabi Port for violating Law No. (2) for the year 2008 in respect of Food within the emirate of Abu ...

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Fractures, cut eye: Indian man, wife torture, starve mother to death in Dubai

A 29-year-old Indian man and his wife have been charged in a court here with physically assaulting his mother, causing her bone and rib fractures, internal bleeding as well as severe burns and unintentionally causing her death, according to a ...

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Microsoft launches cloud services in UAE

Dubai: Microsoft on Wednesday will launch two regional cloud services from its new data centers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, according to Sayed Hashish, general manager for Microsoft Gulf. The data centers were announced last year. Microsoft joins a growing ...

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Popular UAE restaurant group owner dies in India

Dubai: V.P. Abdulla Mahmood, owner of popular Indian restaurant chain in the UAE ‘Eat & Drink’, died in his hometown in the south Indian state of Kerala on Monday. A senior company executive told Gulf News that Abdulla, 62, was ...

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UAE announces new education policy for schools, teachers

Ministerial Development Council presided over by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, discussed on Sunday the policy for educational professionals in the UAE in line with the government’s continuous effort to advance ...

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Saudi Prince’s sister ordered bodyguard to beat up worker, faces trial

Paris: The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP on ...

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Beggar arrested after knocking on UAE cop’s door

An Arab woman tried to make a quick buck by begging. However, unknowingly, she knocked on the door of a policeman for alms and found herself under arrest. The woman stood trial at the Ras Al Khaimah misdemeanour court on ...

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