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Watch: 10 mistakes Dubai drivers should avoid in RTA road test

Do you dread the RTA road test? Here are the top 10 reasons why people fail their driving licence test in Dubai. Driving your own car on Dubai’s roads is everyone’s dream, but getting a driving licence is often thought of as a nightmare. This is mainly because people dread sitting next to an examiner, …

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Top 10 Indians Who Shaped The UAE

The UAE’s success in such a short time is often credited to its citizens. Many of the country’s high-flying achievers and future-makers have hailed from India. From computers, to telephones, to schools and hospitals, prominent Indians have shaped and enriched the everyday lives of all who live in the UAE. Here we reveals 10 of …

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Dubai sets new world record for Global Handwashing Day

We all know that, how much Dubai loves a world record. And for all events they try to set one important idea behind mere celebration at its heart. And so it is with a hearty cheer that we bring you news of Unilever’s health soap brand, Lifebuoy, teaming up with Dubai Health Authority to break …

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1,500 students participating in UAE National Robotics Challenge

The best 18 teams will move on to the WRO, which will be held from November 25-27 in India.   The battle for the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) began on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec). This year, 1,500 students, grouped in 375 teams, from public and …

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Dubai top search list for Diwali getaway for Indians

For the upcoming long Diwali weekend, Dubai is the top searched out-bound destination for Indians while Goa continues to rule on the domestic front, showed search results by Hotels.com. The findings of the report are based on actual searches on Hotels.com from January 1 to September 30 for travel during October 30 to November 3. …

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Would you wear ‘Chikankari’ embroidery on your shorts?

If you haven’t heard of Chikan but you know your celebrity gear, look up the outfit Judi Dench wore to the Oscars in 2004, an exquisite white Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla design, with Chikan embroidery. If you want to grab something similar (but aren’t heading to Lucknow anytime soon; the epicentre of this ancient handicraft) there’s …

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Hundreds attend Telugu flower festival in Dubai

Indian community pays floral tributes to Nature Dubai: The Indian Consulate auditorium in Dubai reverberated with songs and rhythmic dance moves around floral arrangements by Telugu expatriates as part of Navratri celebrations. More than 400 Telugu-speaking expatriates attended the event on Saturday evening. It was a feast for the eyes to see women in their …

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India’s Hero zooms into the UAE

  India’s Hero has joined hands with Dubai’s Al Futtaim for its foray into the UAE market with the opening of first GCC showroom in the emirate. Initially, four new models were launched on Tuesday. Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL) appointed Al Futtaim as its distributor for Gulf countries. Starting price is Dh3,900 and it goes …

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Conmen operating in Meena Bazaar

Beware of conmen operating in Meena Bazar targeting gullible tourists and residents alike. A smartly dressed guy approaches you and makes a remark about either your pot-belly or your spectacles and engages you in a conversation. The person says that he had the same problem and now its corrected thanks to a wonder cure. The …

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Happy Holi to all

May God gift you all the colours of life, colours of joy, colours of happiness, colours of friendship, colours of love and all other colours you want to paint in your life. Happy Holi. Just like a red rose that fills the world with beauty & fragrance’ You have made my life so beautiful by …