Tropical cyclone moving towards Arabian Peninsula

Tropical cyclone moving towards Arabian Peninsula

Dubai: Weathermen are tracking a potentially powerful tropical cyclone spotted near Socotra off Yemen barrelling up the Arabian Sea towards the Arabian Peninsula. The cyclone, predicted to hit the region in the next two days, is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds but will not affect the UAE, the National Centre of Meteorology […]

New visa rule in UAE: Magnet for investments, talent

New visa rule in UAE: Magnet for investments, talent

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet’s decision to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership of companies in the UAE with a 10-year visa for investors, scientists, doctors, engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators will be a major incentive to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) as well as top talent into the UAE, senior government officials and experts said […]

Tesla Model X worth over Dh300,000 wins by Emirati in Dubai

Tesla Model X worth over Dh300,000 wins by Emirati in Dubai

The winner was one of the customers who had spent a minimum of Dh200 at the mall. Sahara Centre announced the lucky winners of its ‘Plug Into the Future Like Never Before’ family promotion – an exclusive contest that ran from  29th March to 3rd May. UAE national Suha Al Khalildi was the lucky winner […]

Up to 90% off: 3-day ‘super sale’ this weekend

Up to 90% off: 3-day ‘super sale’ this weekend

Dubai:  Looking to update your wardrobe or buy stuff for the apartment but don’t have the budget? Residents in the UAE will again be treated to another three full days of heavy discounts, as Dubai’s retailers are expected to drop prices by as much as 90 percent during the citywide Super Sale this weekend. At […]

Dust clouds cover most of UAE

Dust clouds cover most of UAE

Dubai: Dust clouds virtually covered much of the country on Thursday brought by strong winds causing poor visibility in most areas. Horizontal visibility dropped to 900 metres in Al Dhafra in the western region and to 1,400 metres at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai. Al Hamra area in Ras Al Khaimah recorded 1, 500 […]

Indian engineers in Kuwait fret over new residence permit norms

Indian engineers in Kuwait fret over new residence permit norms

Approval process requires NBA accreditation of engineering colleges, which many reputed institutions do not have NEW DELHI, MARCH 29 TV Jayan More than 15,000 Indian graduate engineers working in Kuwait are facing an uncertain future with the West Asian nation suddenly changing the norms for residence permit for expatriate engineers two weeks ago. On March […]

Saudi to issue bar code instead of retaining passport of Indian crew

Saudi to issue bar code instead of retaining passport of Indian crew

For long, passports of Indian crew members arriving in the country were taken away and given back on return NEW DELHI, MAR 31 The Saudi Arabian government has decided not to retain the passport of the Indian airline crew members on arrival in the country and issue a bar code instead, an Air India spokesperson […]

Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE

Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE

Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE Abu Dhabi, March 14, 2018: A pioneering technology that provides a cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water by harnessing the humidity from the air has been officially launched commercially in the Middle East. Veragon Water Solutions’ innovative Air-to-Water system provides potable water in hot or tropical […]