Mango Passion festival hits the Capital

It is the month of May and time for the UAE to welcome the ‘king of fruits’. The one-week Mango Passion festival has opened at Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre LuLu Hypermarket with as many as 68 varieties from 15 countries on offer. Ahmed Balhaif, western region director of Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated …

UAE could see rain this weekend

After thundery rain and hail lashed part of UAE yesterday, there might be a possibility of rain in UAE this weekend. The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology shared that the day will be partly cloudy in general with light to moderate winds. Some parts of the country might see rains as convective clouds may …

5 things to do in UAE this weekend

A lot of interesting events are set to be held across the UAE this weekend. We select some of the best events to make it an exciting week for you. Indian classical Listen to the mesmerising voice of Indian Hindustani classical singer Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty on Friday at DUCTAC. Although considered a scion and doyen …

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 …

Abu Dhabi Summer Season Entertainment

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, has announced the full programme of this year’s edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, which will be held from 20th July to 20th August. TCA Abu Dhabi has joined with leading UAE event organisers, partners and stakeholders to bring spectacular international events and activities to multiple …

Zakir Khan and Abish Mathew bring the laughs to the UAE

This weekend, Comedy Central’s 2012’s India’s best Stand-up Comedian-winner Zakir Khan joins Abish Mathew, star of Son of Abish, for a giggle fest at Ductac, Mall of the Emirates. The duo will take the stage in two batches, as part of the finale of this year’s Laugh-A-Thon series, on May 13. Ahead of their show, …

Mika Singh and Daler Mehndi live in concert in Dubai on May 19

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 …

Mega sale in Dubai, get up to 90% discount

Retail therapy starts early this summer in Dubai with the three-day Super Sale, a new citywide retail initiative that will offer shoppers the opportunity to pick up amazing deals across a range of merchandise at participating outlets from May 18 to May 20. The 3-day Super Sale will offer shoppers incredible discounts of between 30-90 …

10 things to do in Dubai for less than Dh15

A typical day for Tourists might seem too expensive in Dubai. Travel can be expensive with taxis. However, metro rides cost up to Dh13 at the most for a one-way trip and buses are reasonably priced also. There are activities to do for less than Dh15 to have the perfect ‘tourist day’ in Dubai. Here …

Now pay Dubai traffic fine at post offices

As part of a strategic partnership with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, Emirates Post Group is providing various RTA services to customers through post offices across the country, including the purchase of parking cards, payments of RTA traffic fines through a direct electronic link, and sale of Nol cards (only in Dubai) which enable commuters …