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CtoI News Desk April 3rd 2020 #COVID-19

We are stronger when we are united says UAE’s PM to the world

Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE ​Sheikh Mohammed held a virtual meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs and a group of...

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UAE is doing all it can to beat COVID-19, says Sheikh Mohamed via video briefing

Sheikh Mohamed listened to a comprehensive briefing from the ministers of economy, health & prevention and education as well as the...

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Drive- thru COVID-19 test centre opens in UAE, 10 more to follow

A drive-thru COVID-19 test centre has been opened in the UAE as part of its measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

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Indian PM Modi discusses COVID-19 strategy with UAE’s Sheikh Mohamed

Indian PM Modi converses on bilateral ties and COVID-19 with UAE’s Sheikh Mohamed after G20 Summit.

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UAE introduces a slew of measures to curb evolving COVID-19 infection

UAE introduces a slew of measures to curb evolving COVID-19 infection

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Visitors stuck in UAE due to COVID-19 border closures granted stay extension

Visitors stuck in UAE due to COVID-19 border closures granted stay extension to stay legitimately in the country

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Temporary suspension of Indian passport services in the UAE amid COVID-19

Temporary suspension of Indian passport services in the UAE amid COVID-19

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UAE’s #StayHome campaign against COVID-19 gains ground

The #StayHome campaign in the UAE is trending and gaining popularity as well as followers who are staying put at home in order to break the...

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Businesses can choose to close or continue says Economy Department as UAE holds first virtual cabinet meeting

Dubai Economy Department (DED) announced yesterday that commercial establishments had freedom to choose to continue work or temporarily...

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Emirates reverses suspension of passenger flights decision, initiates salary cuts for employees due to COVID 19

Emirates announces suspension of passenger flights but later reverses the decision and initiates salary cuts for employees due to COVID 19.

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Abu Dhabi to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency (EAD) has announced a policy that will ban single-use plastics from 2021 and will parallelly encourage the...

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Airfare to India from UAE plunges due to coronavirus

Coronavuirus fears have resulted in a significant drop in demand for air-tickets from the UAE to India as well as to other sectors.

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Dubai shuts Smart Gates operation as precaution against COVID-19

The Smart Gates system at the Dubai international airport and Dubai World Central will not be available from March 8 until further notice as...

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Saudi Arabia restricts arrivals to and from 9 countries, including UAE, due to coronavirus concerns

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Sadi Arabia is currently 15.

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Expats and residents in the UAE urged to curb travel out of the country amid COVID-19 spread

Expats and residents in the Middle East who are planning to travel out of the country have been asked by the United Arab Emirates’...

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UAE schools and higher education institutions close for four weeks amid COVID-19 spread

From Sunday March 8, all schools and higher education institutions in the UAE will close for four weeks as a precautionary measure against...

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LuLu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali becomes first Indian to receive Saudi Arabia Green Card

The Indian businessman was ranked the richest expat in the UAE by Forbes magazine last year.

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UAE knuckles down in fight against novel coronavirus

Closures, suspension or cancellation of big ticket events, e-learning, screening at religious spaces and tighter checks on entrants into the...

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Saudi Arabia bans religious visits to Mecca and Medina over coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia has suspended visas for religious pilgrims visiting the Kingdom and Mecca or Medina for the purpose of Úmrah’ and visiting...

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UAE issues fresh guidelines with spike in Covid-19 infections beyond China

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), UAE issued fresh guidelines towards screening of suspected patients as a reaction to the...

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UAE suspends flights to and from Iran until further notice

UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) suspends all flights to and from Iran, with the exception of Tehran, until further notice...

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UAE cuts prices of over 500 medicines for chronic and long term illnesses

Patients in the UAE needing long-term treatment or suffering from chronic diseases will pay 2 to 74 per cent less for their medicines after...

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Bur Dubai Hindu temple opens in time for Mahashivratri after fire

Located in the centre of Souq Al Baniyan, the temple is visited by thousands of Hindu expatriates in Dubai.

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UAE to become first Arab country to produce clean power

The UAE has received the green light to produce peaceful nuclear energy, the first Arab country to do so, with the Barakah Nuclear Power...

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