Passanger Drones will fly over Dubai

Passanger Drones will fly over Dubai

The single-rider, human-sized quadcopter that whipped CES 2016 into a frenzy could be carrying passengers as early as this summer. As the head of Dubai’s Roads and Transportation Agency announced at the World Government summit today, the Chinese EHang 184 passenger drone will begin “regular operations” around the futuristic city in July of 2017. In […]

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Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

The Crown Prince is in India on a three-day official visit and will be the chief guest at the R-Day ceremony. Upon his arrival, he got a warm welcome — and a taste of PM Modi’s penchant for hugging his guests. “India & UAE share strong bonds of friendship & extensive cooperation. Looking forward to building […]

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UAE Crown Prince in India

UAE Crown Prince in India

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed in India for Republic Day parade. The Crown Prince, who will be the chief guest for India’s 68th Republic Day celebrations, was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the airport in a departure from the usual protocol. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed […]

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Over 50,000 expected at ‘Marhaba NaMo’ in Dubai

Over 50,000 expected at ‘Marhaba NaMo’ in Dubai

The stage has been set, the red carpets have been rolled out, and Dubai is eagerly waiting to cheer the Indian premier on his arrival – Marhaba NaMo. Massive arrangements have been made for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit to the UAE, which has already received overwhelming response from the Indian diaspora. More […]

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UAE indices fall more than one per cent on profit-taking

Dubai UAE indices fell on profit-taking on Tuesday, as investors focus on shares on non-MSCI listed shares for the second day in a row. Dubai’s benchmark index — DFM — fell 1.52 per cent to 5,072.92 points while Abu Dhabi’s ADX index fell 1.36 per cent to close at 5,063.96 points. The shares which form […]

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Extra fee on credit card purchases ‘illegal’ in UAE

Extra fee on credit card purchases ‘illegal’ in UAE

Dubai: Gold and jewellery retail outlets in the UAE should not be charging on credit card-based transactions, and if they are it goes against strict directives issued by the UAE Central Bank and government entities in Dubai. If any retailer still insists on charging, shoppers are within their rights to complain to the relevant authorities, […]

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