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Dubai allows face mask exemption for medical reasons: COVID 19

Dubai allows face mask exemption for medical reasons as it eases COVID 19 measures


UAE’s Hope Probe goes further from Earth as it heads to Mars

UAE has successfully launched the Hope probe to Mars, the first in the Arab world to do so, after a memorable and historic Arabic countdown.


UAE becomes first Arab nation to launch space mission to Mars

“Hope” is expected to begin transmitting information back to Earth in September 2021, with its data available for scientists around the...


UAE counts down to being first Arab country to launch Mars probe

T minus less than 12 hours till the UAE Mars Hope Probe lift-off!


Making a Move to Sharjah? Here are Some Facts You Might like to Know


Emirates reverses suspension of passenger flights decision, initiates salary cuts for employees due to COVID 19

Emirates announces suspension of passenger flights but later reverses the decision and initiates salary cuts for employees due to COVID 19.


Touring Dubai from the comfort and safety of your home

Visit several sites of interest across Dubai while sitting in the safety and comfort of your home through an online platform offered by the...


14-day quarantine for travellers to India from UAE and other GCC countries

The Indian Ministry of Health extends compulsory quarantine of a minimum of 14 days for all passengers coming in from and transiting through...


The UAE bans prayers at all places of worship, including mosques, to break COVID19 spread

Prayers at UAE mosques, temples, churches and all other houses of worship will be suspended for four weeks to break the spread of...


Abu Dhabi to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency (EAD) has announced a policy that will ban single-use plastics from 2021 and will parallelly encourage the...


Airfare to India from UAE plunges due to coronavirus

Coronavuirus fears have resulted in a significant drop in demand for air-tickets from the UAE to India as well as to other sectors.


LuLu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali becomes first Indian to receive Saudi Arabia Green Card

The Indian businessman was ranked the richest expat in the UAE by Forbes magazine last year.


Saudi Arabia bans religious visits to Mecca and Medina over coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia has suspended visas for religious pilgrims visiting the Kingdom and Mecca or Medina for the purpose of Úmrah’ and visiting...


UAE issues fresh guidelines with spike in Covid-19 infections beyond China

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), UAE issued fresh guidelines towards screening of suspected patients as a reaction to the...


UAE suspends flights to and from Iran until further notice

UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) suspends all flights to and from Iran, with the exception of Tehran, until further notice...


Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ banned in the UAE: Reports

Directed by Hitesh Kewalya, the film, which also stars Gajraj Rao and Neena Gupta, is a love story between two men in small-town India.


UAE cuts prices of over 500 medicines for chronic and long term illnesses

Patients in the UAE needing long-term treatment or suffering from chronic diseases will pay 2 to 74 per cent less for their medicines after...


Bur Dubai Hindu temple opens in time for Mahashivratri after fire

Located in the centre of Souq Al Baniyan, the temple is visited by thousands of Hindu expatriates in Dubai.


UAE to become first Arab country to produce clean power

The UAE has received the green light to produce peaceful nuclear energy, the first Arab country to do so, with the Barakah Nuclear Power...


Tennis star Novak Djokovic given 10-year UAE Gold Card visa

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo had received his 10-year UAE Gold Card visa last week.


Food consumed in the UAE safe from coronavirus, say industry executives

Food consumed in the UAE and GCC is safe from coronavirus say industry executives at Gulfood 2020, currently underway at the World Trade...


Football star Cristiano Ronaldo awarded UAE Golden Visa

Cristiano Ronaldo, received the UAE Golden Visa, along with another six players and athletes.


No more homework for UAE public school students

UAE’s public schools that follow the Ministry of Education (MOE) curriculum to eliminate homework and ensure optimal utilisation of a...


Robin Singh appointed UAE's Director of Cricket

Former Indian cricket allrounder, Robin Singh appointed as the new Director of Cricket by the Emirates Cricket Board.


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