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Suriya charms UAE fans at ‘Singam 3’ premiere

It was a moment to cherish for Suriya’s fans when the Tamil star greeted everyone at Star Galleria Cinemas at the Hyatt Regency in Dubai on Thursday. The South Indian star was in the city for the premiere of his latest blockbuster, Singam 3, which marks his return as a policeman in the successful franchise … Continue reading Suriya charms UAE fans at ‘Singam 3’ premiere

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Abu Dhabi: SDPI leader Ilyas Thumbay calls for unity of Indian secular forces

Abu Dhabi : Abu Dhabi Cultural Society, an NRI outfit of a social organization arranged a reception for SDPI National general secretary, Ilyas Mohammad Thumbay on Friday December 30 at Ruchi Restaurant party hall. The programme was presided over by Sharif Mohammad Survey, from Abu Dhabi Cultural Society. Rashid Bejai delivered the welcome address. Sharif … Continue reading Abu Dhabi: SDPI leader Ilyas Thumbay calls for unity of Indian secular forces

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Thick fog disrupts flights, cause traffic accidents

Dubai: Thick fog blanketed the UAE early on Wednesday, disrupting flights and creating traffic snarls till midday in some areas. More than 300 outbound flights were reported to have been affected across the UAE from 3am to 1pm, including at Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport and Sharjah International Airport, according to Flight Tracker. … Continue reading Thick fog disrupts flights, cause traffic accidents

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The Party Tonite

“The Party tonite – Desi Night” is the only event in Town on New Year’s Eve where the entire family can enjoy together…the most happening indoor party with a huge dance floor and entertainment by DJ Aakrisht from Mumbai. Families come and celebrate the new year with their children (seperate area for kids), elder parents, … Continue reading The Party Tonite

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UAE ranked 28th happiest country in world

Dubai: The UAE is ranked the 28th happiest country in the world and the first among Arab countries, according to the World Happiness Report 2016. The report, released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, is based on an opinion survey conducted by Gallup Institute in 157 countries. The survey measures happiness levels using factors … Continue reading UAE ranked 28th happiest country in world

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Gulf airlines lure Indian passengers with free visas, hotel discounts

Dubai is the most popular transit hub and also a leisure holiday destination for Indians. Emirates is the largest foreign airline operating to India with a 10.8 per cent share of country’s overseas traffic in FY16. Etihad and Qatar Airways had a market share of 4.7 per cent and four per cent respectively in FY16. … Continue reading Gulf airlines lure Indian passengers with free visas, hotel discounts

The new Dubai metro train, undertaking a final test run some hours before the opening ceremony in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 09 September 2009, passes motor highway traffic. Dubai is opening the first metro system today, hoping to capture the world's spotlight on the catchy date of 9/9/09, although some of it's stations are not completed yet. The Dubai Metro will eventually become the world's longest driverless train system with more than 70km (43 miles) of track with total cost around Dh28 billion ($7.6 billion). EPA/ALI HAIDER +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

Burj Khalifa metro station to close at 10pm on New Year’s Eve

Dubai: The Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall metro station will close at 10pm on New Year’s Eve, Dubai Police’s Transport Security Department announced on Thursday. Colonel Mohammad Ahmad Al Bastaki, Director of Dubai Police Transport Security Department, said a comprehensive safety and traffic plan has been put in place for managing vehicles, public transportation, and pedestrians in … Continue reading Burj Khalifa metro station to close at 10pm on New Year’s Eve

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UAE ambassador inaugurates UAE-India Exhibition

KOCHI: Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE Ambassador to India, inaugurated the UAE-India Exhibition on Monday, in the presence of Kadakampally Surendran, Tourism Minister of the Indian State of Kerala. The exhibition explores the bilateral relations between two countries across multiple disciplines and highlights Emirati-Indian ties through various mediums and topics. It also celebrates the overlapping … Continue reading UAE ambassador inaugurates UAE-India Exhibition

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India’s invalid notes sail to Dubai

Dubai: India’s invalid currency notes are now on their way to Dubai and may end up in your living room as a piece of furniture or a photo frame. P.K. Mayan Mohammad, owner of a company that is currently recycling the demonetised currency notes of 500 and 1,000 denomination, can tell you how. His firm, … Continue reading India’s invalid notes sail to Dubai

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Be my guest: Shah Rukh Khan invites fans to Dubai

Dubai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan features in a #BeMyGuest film by Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), inviting people to be his “guest” at the city of sun, sand and adventure. The film showcases why Dubai is the actor’s home away from home. He shows the soul, sights and sounds of the … Continue reading Be my guest: Shah Rukh Khan invites fans to Dubai