ToTok offers free video calls

ToTok can now be used for free video calls and we hope this is not just a flash in the pan. BOTIM the app promoted by Etisalat announced that it will switch to ToTok. You can download the ToTok app on from the Google Play Store – For iOs download it here

Raining in Dubai

The heavy dark clouds gave way to a torrential downpour. More rain forecast for the day.

School Holidays start December 13, 2019 (4 weeks)

As per the Ministry of Education, the school holidays for winter will commence from December 13, 2019 till January 11, 2020. Schools will resume from January 12, 2020. That makes it a whopping 4 weeks. Children will have fun, while parents will be kept busy!

15-year old Indian girl falls to death

A 15-year old Indian girl living in Sharjah’s Al Naba’a area died after a fall from her 10th floor apartment. Police are investigating the cause of her death whether it was an accident or suicide. Parents are being interrogated. This is a tragic incident and till details are known, we can only feel sorry for … Continue reading 15-year old Indian girl falls to death

Starts 26 December, Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Shopping Festival returns for its milestone 25th edition, transforming the city into a must-visit destination. The city becomes an outdoor stage for live concerts with international superstars, dazzling fireworks displays, citywide raffles, a whole host of events for the family and, of course, unbeatable retail experiences. Celebrate the silver jubilee with more in store … Continue reading Starts 26 December, Dubai Shopping Festival

Sheikh Zayed and Gandhiji Special Postal Cover

NEW DELHI, 3rd December, 2019 (WAM) – In a gesture to mark the UAE’s 48th National Day, the Indian government has issued a special postal cover with images of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Mahatma Gandhi with streaming replicas of the national flags of their respective countries under those images. The postal cover … Continue reading Sheikh Zayed and Gandhiji Special Postal Cover

Current Gold Rates in India

These are the current gold rates of India updated daily withe feed from Bank Bazaar/

Abra Rush on National Holidays

It was a delightful site to see the rush at the Abra station on the Bur Dubai side. Friday is a busy day for the Abra that ferries people across from Bur Dubai to Deira and vice-versa. The ‘Cbota-Abra’ station ferries you to the Spice Market that leads to the Gold Souq, while the ‘Bada … Continue reading Abra Rush on National Holidays

Sale: Black Friday, White Friday, Green Friday

The National Day weekend holidays have turned Dubai into a shopping frenzy with Fridays of different hues. Each retail group is trying to outdo the other with offers, discounts, and promotions but in their bid to differentiate from each other, they have chosen to into account the colours of the national flag. Don’t miss out … Continue reading Sale: Black Friday, White Friday, Green Friday

Indian Born on 2nd December 1971

Born to a low-income family in a remote south Indian village, birthday celebration was an unfamiliar affair for Mahroof Kulathil until his Emirati bosses notified him of its significance just before his 43rd birthday. “Had I not come to the UAE, perhaps I might have never noticed my birth date,” Kulathil who reached the United … Continue reading Indian Born on 2nd December 1971