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Celebrated Bollywood actor Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 54. According to media reports, her husband Boney Kapoor and her younger daughter Khushi were by her side when she died. She was in the UAE to attend a family wedding.  Her elder daughter Janhvi did not accompany the […]

A dead whale has washed up on the shores of Ras Al Khaimah. The 10 meter long mammal was found in the Al Rams region after nearby residents complained of a strong smell.  Authorities are currently investigating the cause of death but state that it could be due to the whale swallowing fishing nets or […]

A famous painting that was stolen from a museum in France nine years ago has been found on a bus. Authorities discovered the Degas artwork in the luggage compartment of a bus that was parked at service station near Paris. The pastel painting, called Les Choristes, is estimated to be valued at more than AED […]

The UAE and Bahrain are looking at ways they can work together to improve healthcare in their respective countries. The Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) met with Bahrain’s Minister of Health in Dubai over the weekend. Humaid Al Qutami and Faeqa Bint Saeed Al Saleh discussed the importance of public private partnerships […]

Fujairah airport is set to upgrade its runways to accommodate A380 aircrafts. The Emirate aims to welcome more tourists as the only Emirate facing the Indian Ocean. Its major airport expansions plans are expected to improve the efficiency of airport operations is scheduled to be completed by 2020.

Fujairah will now use blockchain technology to track and monitor its oil data. The emirate has signed a three-year agreement with S&P Global Platts to distribute its weekly oil inventory. A blockchain is an electronic record of multiple transactions aimed at simplifying processes in industries like banking, retail and tourism. The move is expected to […]

The UAE’s leaders have congratulated the Emir of Kuwait on the occasion of the country’s National and Liberation Day. President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent a cable to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE […]

Abu Dhabi is set to implement over 1700 parking bays across the capital. The move is to help maintain traffic flow and decrease illegal parking issues. The Department of Transport’s Integrated Transport Centre added the spaces to the Al Hosn area, Al Zahiya, and Al Sa’adah. The bays are dedicated to villa permit holders as […]

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Thursday visited an Afghani carpet seller made famous by a viral video last year. In a series of tweets, Sheikh Mohamed posted pictures of his visit to the shop in Abu Dhabi’s Mina Zayed […]

Residents changing jobs in the UAE are not required to get a good conduct certificate. According to a notice issued to Amer and Tasheel centres across Dubai, the certificate is “not mandatory” for those who want to transfer their residency visa within the UAE.  The rule, which came into effect on February 4, is applicable […]

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