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Real Time info on Public Transport made available

We know about the efficiency of the bus and metro system around our city but for those who are not regular uses of the public transport, getting relevant information is not so straightforward. If you find your daily routine is broken and you need to find a quick fix you may not have access to …

Ravi Shankar: India’s gift to music passes away at 92

India’s most gifted Sitar maestro passed away on Tuesday in San Deigo, USA, after a surgery to repair a respiratory valve. Ravi Shankar, popularly known in West Bengal as Robindro Shaunkar – Chowdhury was born in the holy city of Varnasi. He was active till his last days and has the distinction of promoting Indian …

Indian jumps to death on Dubai Metro tracks

A homesick Indian flung himself on the Dubai Metro tracks to end his life because he was reportedly denied a passage home by his sponsor. The unfortunate incident occurred on Monday, December 3, on a track running parallel to the Sheikh Zayed Road on the Red line.  It was also the first case of suicide …

41st National Day Celebrations in Dubai

Dubai – Fresh off the celebrations from the nation’s 41stNational Day Celebrations, UAE is still a buzz with excitement, shopping offers and elaborately decorated cars. Millions of residents across the emirates got together to enjoy festivities in car rallies, parades, mall celebrations and in beautifully decorated residential areas. The green, white, red and black colours …

UAE National Day Celebrations

Patriotic Spirits are high this week as the nation gets geared up for the nation’s 41st National Day! Weekend festivities will be soaring high as we wring in UAE National Day on the 2nd of December. Make sure to get your high spirits, painted cars and take a drive down ‘2nd of December’ street (pun …

Social Media Furore Rages in India

Social media has been proven to be a bane especially when mixed with law and legislation. But in the case of these women, the police took it one step too far. ‘Apart from putting pressure on the police officials to arrest the two women, the Sena activists also vandalised a private hospital owned by (one …

Shilpa Singh to represent India at Miss Universe 2012 pageant

Miss Universe 2012 pageant is set to take place on December 19. Preparations are in full throttle at the Planet Hollywood resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, as contestants get geared up for the coveted title. Shilpa Singh who was the first runner at Miss India 2012, held last September, will be representing India on the …

Order of Australia for Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar is to receive ‘Order of Australia.’ “This is a very special honour very rarely awarded to someone who is not an Australian citizen or an Australian national,” said Julia Guillard, Prime Minister of Australia. Sachin is only the second non-Australian to receive the Order of Australia.

Indian housewife murdered at home

Stay alert. Stay Safe !! Yesterday an Indian housewife was killed in her flat in Al Rolla Street, Bur Dubai, in the presence of her two-and-half years old child. Fortunately the child is safe. Motive is unknown and while the police put the pieces together, the message is very clear for all of us : …

Dubai to Abu Dhabi Bus Service now with ‘Room Service’

Does it get any better than this?  Catering services on intercity routes. The bus ride between Al Ghubaiba and Abu Dhabi just got yummier as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched a catering service on board. The catering service on board a public transport bus, believed to be a world’s first, is a …