Salman Khan to visit Arabian Center in Dubai on May 16

Salman Khan fans in Dubai will have much cause for joy as Arabian Center will host the heartthrob of Bollywood live in action on May 16 for a meet-and-greet session at 7.30pm. Khan will make his first ever public appearance in the UAE region, at Arabian Center, for the worldwide launch of his song from …

How to get UAE residence visa for your parents in Dubai

Here’s how to get a residence visa for your parents; Who can sponsor parents? UAE expatriates, holding valid resident visas having a minimum salary of  Dh20,000 or a monthly pay of Dh19,000 plus a two-bedroom accommodation can get one year renewable resident visas for their parents or parents-in-law. Both or none As per new regulations, …

Indian wins luxury car at Dubai Duty Free raffle

Manuchandran Gopalakrishna Pillai, who hails from Kerala, took home a BMW 750Li xDrive M Sport after his number popped up in the Dubai Duty Free’s ‘finest surprise’ draw held at the Dubai International Airport last week. The model costs around Rs 1.62 crore in India. A senior engineer with an air condition company in Sharjah, …

Laugh-A-Ton finale in Dubai

He came, he joked and he conquered the hearts of comedy lovers in Dubai with his standout light-hearted gags. So engaging and impactful was Abish Mathew’s hour-long act that before you could catch your breath (considering the barrage of non-stop jokes), he had left the stage leaving the nearly full house at DUCTAC in high …

Dubai Municipality clarifies on withdrawal of Sadia chicken

In response to a report circulating regarding the withdrawal of Sadia chicken by the Union Cooperative Society, Dubai Municipality has clarified that it is only an internal procedure of Union Coop and has nothing to do with health requirements. Iman Al Bastaki, Director of Food Safety Department at Dubai Municipality, pointed out that there is …

$1m jackpot leaves former teacher wonderstruck

A former Dubai teacher can’t believe that her “most favourite place on earth” has made her richer by $1 million five years after she relocated back to her hometown in India. Shanthi Achuthan Kutty, 55, received the news of winning the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Promotion draw on Tuesday. Speaking to Gulf News over …

No cap on number of licence tests: RTA Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai hasn’t yet put a cap on the number of times an applicant can take a driving licence test, a senior RTA official told Khaleej Times. The official was asked to react to a story which came out on a non-English news website, which said if an applicant …

Here are the top Indian business leaders in the Arab world

Forbes Middle East has announced the Top Indian Business Leaders of the Arab World 2017 at an exclusive ceremony in Dubai. The event honoured business owners, executive management and the next generation of leaders of some of the largest companies in the Arab region. Yusuff Ali M.A., Managing Director of Lulu Group international leads the …

UAE cops rescue man stuck in traffic, help him reach airport

Sanil Mathew still can’t believe that unforgettable generosity. Back in Al Ain after a lightning trip to his hometown in Kerala for a day, Mathew has no words to thank the Sharjah Police, who made his journey possible when he was stuck in traffic for more than an hour on his way to the Sharjah …

Warning against fake calls to UAE students’ parents

The UAE Ministry of Education has warned about suspicious phone calls to parents from people posing as officials from the ministry and inquiring about their children’s school details. The ministry has asked parents to inform law enforcement officials if they receive such calls. The ministry said in a statement on their twitter account: “Recently, there …