Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo dead

Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away here following a cardiac arrest early on Thursday morning, a family source said. The 59-year-old Marathi TV and stage actress breathed her last at a private hospital where she was rushed shortly after midnight. The actor was famous for playing the ‘mother’ in both movies and television. Her …

one-time use phone charger is now banned in Dubai

Eng Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality has issued a decree banning the sale and circulation of one-time use phone chargers in Dubai. These small, portable charging devices can be used for one-time charging and the user can discard the charger after use. Dubai Municipality took to Instagram to share this update today. …

Sewa clarified confusion among the residents over utilities bill

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) clarified confusion among the residents over utilities bills, following its launching of a new billing system which include four cycles. Residents who spoke to Khaleej Times couldn’t figure out the changes in the billing system, as some of them received two bills at a time. Dr Rashid Al …

Dubai’s 3-day super sale starts today

Dubai residents are gearing up to make the most of the last weekend before the holy month of Ramadan starts. And the Dubai Tourism made it more exciting by offering the three-day Super Sale – that begins today – and will see over 250 brands offering shoppers 30-90 per cent off on an array of …

Dubai’s mega sale of up to 90% discount kicks off on May 18

Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the three-day Super Sale will see over 250 brands offering shoppers 30-90 per cent off on an array of merchandise including apparel, bags, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, fashion accessories and home furniture. This not-to-be-missed retail …

Double delight for Kedar Bhide in India Club UAE Open Badminton

Kedar Bhide clinched a double by winning the boys singles under-17 and under-19 titles in the 40th India Club UAE Open Badminton Tournament. The young from the Indian state of Maharashtra, was taken the distance before beating Vasanthakumar Rajendran 21-15, 14-21, 21-11 in the under-17 final. The trend continued in the under 19 final as …

Contaminated chicken removed from UAE stores

UAE’s Union Cooperative confirmed that it has taken preventive measures and removed contaminated Sadia Chicken from all branches after receiving information from concerned authorities that it is not good for consumption. Suhail Albastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing called on consumers who bought the chicken to go to their nearest Union Cooperative branch to refund …

Confederation of Indian Industry to open UAE office

The UAE and India are one of each other’s largest trading partners and advancing this relationship to the next level, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is all set to open its office in the country in near future. The CII is the largest industry chamber in India and its director-general Chandrajit Banerjee confirmed an …

Air India Express will add 3 weekly flights from Abu Dhabi to Kochi

Indian expats in Abu Dhabi have more travel options as Air India Express will add three weekly flights from the UAE capital to Kochi from 15th June. The extra flights, which will operate on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, are designed to accommodate the growing number of passengers, who currently rely on the once-daily service offered …

New rules in Dubai for maternity, childcare leave

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. 14 of 2017 on maternity and childcare leave for female employees of the Dubai Government. The Decree aims to promote a balance between career and family, support the rights of working women …