Boulevard One’s Ramadan Trunk Show 2017

Boulevard One, UAE’s distinctive event organiser, will be organising the 2017 edition of the Ramadan Trunk Show for the third consecutive year. This year seasonal collections from top fashion and jewellery designers of India and Pakistan will be presented at the Royal Ballroom of The Palace Hotel, Downtown Dubai. The exhibition is set to take on …

Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away in Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, who was hospitalised earlier this month, died on Thursday morning after a prolonged illness, informed sources said. He was 70. The actor was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in the first week on April after reportedly suffering from severe dehydration. The actor was the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party …

Henna Speedy India Club UAE Open Badminton Tournament inaugurated

The 40th edition of the Henna Speedy India Club UAE Open Badminton Tournament was inaugurated and got off to a colourful start at the India Club. The tournament was inaugurated by Vasu Shroff (Chairman of India Club) in the presence of Sunil Singh (Head of the UAE Open Badminton Tournament Committee), Gazi Al Madani (Chairman, …

New CBSE mark system sparks debate on exams

Educators and parents of CBSE school students in the UAE are calling for a standardisation of examination papers across all the Indian state education boards, in light of the latest decision to scrap the ‘marks moderation’ policy. On Monday, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) met India’s State Education Boards and School Education Secretary, …

Mom’s Day Out 2017

The Biggest Health, Wellness And Fun Event For Moms To Be And New Moms. Thumbay Hospital, Dubai is going to organize Mom’s Day Out on 28th April 2017 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Registrations are open now. ACTIVITIES MOM’S DAY OUT 2017 – One To One Interaction with our Experienced Doctors On Pregnancy and …

Vodafone launches unlimited roaming plans for UAE

Vodafone has announced new international roaming plans. According to The Indian Express, the pack will be available at price points such as Rs 5000 for 30 days, Rs 3500 for 10 days and Rs 2500 for 7 days. “In case if you are a business traveller or someone with last-minute changing itineraries, there’s a flexible …

Indians with US visa to get UAE visa on arrival from May 1

Indians with a valid American visa or a Green Card can get UAE visa on arrival. The move will come into effect from May 1, at all arrival ports in UAE. Gulf News reported that the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) has circulated a letter to authorities to grant the UAE visa …

Dubai Floating Bridge closure on Fridays extended

he Dubai Floating Bridge will continue to be closed from Thursdays, 10 pm until Saturday, 6 am, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority announced on Monday. The closure will offer more time to ships and marine transit modes to navigate through the Dubai Creek, especially after the opening of the Dubai Water Canal, which is …

To get a residence visa for your parent in UAE

A sizeable chunk of the working population in the UAE lives away from their family. Most of them come to the country leaving behind their parents, and some even have to leave their wives and children behind. While sponsoring the immediate family to the UAE is a relatively inexpensive affair, many residents think twice when …

Rupee up in early trade; reaches 17.46 vs dirham

The rupee strengthened by 10 paise to 64.34 against the US dollar(17.46 against the UAE dirham) in early trade on Tuesday increased selling of the American currency by banks and exporters. Forex dealers said that apart from sustained selling of the greenback by banks and exporters, a higher opening of the domestic equity market backed …