For Ramadan, UAE School hours reduced to 5

School timings have been reduced to a maximum of five hours for Ramadan, Arabic newspapers reported on Monday, quoting the Ministry of Education. Starting Sunday (May 28), boys’ schools will start at 8am while girls’ schools and pupils in kindergarten will start at 9am. According to the reports, schools have also been asked to suspend …

No price rise for 4,500 items in UAE during Ramadan

A total of 4,500 commodities will have a fixed price during the holy month of Ramadan, up 15 per cent over last year, it was announced on Sunday. Daily imports of vegetables and fruits in Dubai market during Ramadan will reach about 21,000 tonnes, while daily Abu Dhabi imports will exceed 4,000 tonnes. The current …

Salman Khan launches ‘Tubelight’ song in Dubai

Salman Khan who is currently shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai in Abu Dhabi, Liwa and Al Ain popped by Dubai to unveil the first song of his upcoming film Tubelight which will have an Eid release. Salman was accompanied by his brother Sohail Khan and Tubelight director Kabir Khan. Tubelight is set against the backdrop …

New paid parking zone in Sharjah

Sharjah City Municipality had yesterday announced that a few new parking spaces in the emirate will become paid parking areas starting this week. Sharjah Municipality has introduced new paid parking zone in streets in Umm Al Tarafa area in Sharjah to ensure availability of parking spaces. The municipality announced that the parking fees will be …

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 …

Mika Singh promises ‘superhit night’ in Dubai

Get ready to groove as the brother duo and singing singhs are all set to perform live on Dubai stage for the first time on May 19th at Za’abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre. Dust your party shoes and put them on for an unforgettable, breathtaking and overwhelming ride with ‘mast kalandar’ Mika Singh …

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 …

Pay Dh500 fine for doing this in public

Dubai Municipality has started an intensive campaign against those who urinate in public places. The Waste Management Department of the Municipality has installed 700 awareness boards in several languages at a number of places across the city. The awareness boards say that the offenders will be issued a fine of Dh500 in the first instance …

PENN MASALA – YUVA TOUR 2017

Penn Masala, the world’s first and premier South Asian a cappella group, was born with the desire to create music that traversed traditional cultural boundaries and captured the experience of growing up with both Eastern and Western cultures. As the first group in the world to bring the sounds of the Indian subcontinent to a …