From a company driver to CEO of own firm

Going to madrasa and learning Arabic language opened up life-changing opportunities for Ali Velamulli. His life story is of a person who was once a company driver in Abu Dhabi but shifted gears and took the right turns to success. Today he is the CEO of Mr Clean property management. Velamulli’s UAE journey started in …

Protect your personal information from digital malice in 7 simple steps

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Ramadan to begin on Saturday, May 27

The holy month of Ramadan will begin on May 27, Saturday, Saudi Arabia announced today. Correspondingly, the last day of Ramadan is likely to be June 24, and Eid Al Fitr will be on June 25, subject to moon sighting. The UAE government has shortened working hours for public and private sector employees during Ramadan. …

Dubai prayer timings for the holy month of Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramdan is set to begin from May 27, 2017 and is expected to end on June 24, based on moon sighting reports. Eid Al Fitr is the Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. In the UAE, work days are usually shortened by two hours during Ramadan. Ramdan consists of …

Weekend weather in UAE

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, has urged motorists to be cautious, reduce speed and leave enough distance between vehicles because of a dust storm caused by winds. In a statement on Thursday, NMCS said that the weather will be fair in general, and partly cloudy at times. Moderate winds will become fresh …

“Sangeet Sandhya” – a classical vocal concert by Smt. Devaki Pandit

A delight for all Indian music lovers at the Indian Consulate auditorium on 25th May 2017 at 8.00 PM. All are welcome.

Dubai patients to now pay for ambulance services

Ambulance services will no longer be offered free of cost in the emirate as Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) starts implementing a self-funding programme to cover basic operational costs. Patients will be able to use their insurance cards to pay for the service. However, those without insurance will be given the service free of …

Safe and Legal Migration of migrant Workers for Overseas Employment

The Ministry of External Affairs in 2016 had launched a media campaign about safe and legal migration of migrant workers for overseas employment. The campaign was released on all social media in the month of March 2017 in different regional languages like Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali and Odia. We urge all Indians …

LuLu Group to distribute charity cards

LuLu Group has announced a Ramadan charity drive, in partnership with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity & Humanitarian Foundation, that will provide aid to more than 8,000 deserving families in all the seven emirates. Lulu Group highlighted the initiative at a press conference, where a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ibrahim …

Ramadan working hours for UAE announced

The ministry of the UAE has announced the Ramadan timings for the federal employees. According to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, the working hours for the government employees will be from 9am until 2pm across the UAE. The Ramadan is likely to start from May 27 in the UAE, subject to moon sighting. …