UCMAS Competition in UAE on May 12

Popularly known as UCMAS Competition, one of the most awaited skill development competitions, is all set to witness the quickest and brightest kids of the UAE, on May 12, at the Al Nasr Leisureland, Dubai, for the 14th UCMAS National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic and Listening Skill Competition, Dubai. Children of different age groups will …

Hamdan award to offer photography courses

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, HIPA, will host a total of three photography courses for Dubai Government employees as part of the organisation’s training programme coinciding with the seventh season of competition, titled, ‘The Moment’. The courses, hosted at the HIPA headquarters in Downtown Dubai, will take place during …

Be prepared for rains in UAE this week

Clouds took over few parts of the emirates today morning with haziness in general. UAE residents better be prepared for rains as the amount of clouds will increase today and tomorrow. The National Center of Meteorology & Seismology states that the day will be fair and relatively hot in general. It will be partly cloudy …

Fuel prices increase in May

Motorists will have to pay a little more to fill the tanks of their vehicles in May as the fuel prices were revised upwards in line with the international market trend. Unleaded 98 gasoline will now cost Dh2.01 per litre, while unleaded 95 gasoline will be charged at Dh1.90 per litre. The cost of unleaded …

Chief minister Siddaramaiah inaugurates KNRI Forum, Dubai

Marking a historical day for the Kannadiga community in the UAE, chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Friday April 28 inaugurated Karnataka NRI Forum – UAE, the newly-formed official body for Kannadiga NRIs in UAE in a grand function hosted at Indian Consulate Auditorium, Dubai. Dr Arathi Krishna, vice-president of NRI Forum, government of Karnataka …

Bank of Baroda lets you remit money to India for free via ATMs

Instant and cost-free money transfer service to India at better exchange rates through debit cards “all seven days round the clock” is one of the innovative services customers can avail from the Bank of Baroda even as several exchange houses in the UAE have started to hike remittance fees. The new free remittance service is …

RTA announces road closure, detours in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will make a traffic diversion on a sector of Ibn Battuta Street to carry out the work related to the Route 2020 Project. Eng. Maitha bin Adai, CEO of RTA’s Traffic & Roads Agency, said, “One lane of Ibn Battuta Street would be closed in the sector between Intersection …

India’s Jet Airways offers cheap fares to UAE workers

Jet Airways, the Indian airline part-owned by Etihad Airways, will mark International Labour Day by offering discounted fares on its direct flights from UAE to destinations in India and Asia. The carrier will offer guests a discount of 12 percent on base fare, applicable on tickets booked online via www.jetairways.com or its mobile App, between …

This airline is offering Dubai visa services to passengers

Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that it will offer Dubai visa services to Indian passengers. The airline said it will provide the services in association with Cozmo Travel World. According to the airline, it will offer services for both 14 and 30-day tourist visas based on the customer’s requirements. “The service is available …

Exhibition of Indian one-rupee notes in Dubai

As the Indian one-rupee note completes its century, the people in the UAE will be treated to an exclusive display of 100 different Indian one-rupee notes, issued from 1917 to 2016. To commemorate the occasion, Dubai-based numismatics company, Numisbing and International Bank Note Society, Dubai Chapter (IBNS Dubai) are jointly holding an exhibition to take …