Exemptions from outpass fee payment to be granted

Indian residents wishing to obtain emergency certificates will soon be exempted from paying the Dhs 60 outpass fee. The cost for an emergency certificate was previously Dhs 20 and had been increased when the Government of India revised all consular service fees. Illegal immigrants hope to obtain their exit permits without having to worry about …

Google celebrates UAE National Day

Google unveiled a special doodle for the UAE National Day. It surely knows the pulse of its customer base. Keep it going Google. The innovative doodle presented by Google depicts a falcon flying across the sky as it carries banners in the colour of the UAE flag which form the Google logo with one of …

Help prevent suicides

Suicide is regarded as a complex behavioural phenomenon and occur in people who are considered to be depressed, psychotic or manipulative. The WHO reports that more than 1 million people commit suicide each year, accounting for more deaths than wars and murders. If you know someone who is depressed and suicidal then do refer them …

Visa Information

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Unfit at School

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) surveys reveal that 4 out of 5 schools do not the recommended duration of physical activity in schools. Children found to be unfit. Only one out of five schools in Dubai fulfils the recommended duration of physical activity per week, according to the latest survey by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) …

Hotline for Visa Information: 8005111

The Ministry of Interior announced a  new 24-hour hotline for visa and naturalisation matters.  Residents can call the ‘AMER’  toll-free number for answers to any queries in this regards. The number may also be used for complaints and suggestions. Major General Nasser Al Awadi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalisation and Residency and Ports Affairs at …

Whitepoints for Safe Driving

The RTA will soon implement a ‘White point’ system to encourage motorists to follow traffic rules and drive safe.  Accumulated points can be used in a variety of ways and even use to cancel fines of some kind. This system will benefit holders of driving licenses issued by Dubai and have a car registered in …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Good Morning fellow Desis! Let’s wake up to some interesting insights on habits that help us do better for ourselves. Read on ….

No more proxy attendance at Schools

Was it worth Dhs. 20 ?

The queues at the Typing Centers have disappeared. And we are not talking about today, now that the deadline has been extended by a month. In fact yesterday itself the queues had vanished. We are just wondering that if the fine was only Dhs. 20 a day, all those who did not waste a full …