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UAE-based NRI businessman CC Thampi, arrested for Forex violations by Enforcement Directorate of India

UAE-based NRI businessman CC Thampi arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in New Delhi, India for alleged forex violations of over INR...


Expats convicted in the UAE can't seek a safe haven in India anymore

Court orders from the UAE can now be executed through Indian courts


Sun REANDA UAE brings accounting firms from 35 countries to Dubai for its annual conference

Sun Management Consultants organised the REANDA International Annual Conference - 2019 attended by over 150 government officials, business...


UAE experiences rain, wind and snowy winter weather

UAE experienced snow or freezing rain over some of its mountain peaks over the weekend.


Tatkal passport to be issued on same day as application, announces Indian consulate in Dubai

The Consul General said that same day issuance service for tatkal passports can be availed only if the application is submitted before noon.


Masdar City's mosaic artwork creates Guinness Record

Masdar City’s artwork using 90,000 recycled waste materials,gets into the Guinness World Records as the 'world's largest mosaic made from...


7 Lines: UAE’s new logo revealed

The UAE revealed its Nation Brand logo for the next 50 years, ‘7 Lines’, which represents the seven emirates that form the UAE.


UAE announces new multi-entry five year tourist visa

A new multi-entry five-year tourist visa, which would be available to all nationalities, was approved by the UAE Cabinet.


Emirates Mars Mission to be launched from Japan in July

The Hope Probe mission also called Emirates Mars Mission is getting its final touch blast off from Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan by July...


UAE to plant a record 10 million trees as part of its Nation Brand campaign

A record 10 million trees will be planted by UAE for the 10.6 million votes garnered as part of its Nation Brand campaign.


Dubai Culture and Arts Authority to host 10-day festival ‘Al Shindagha Days’ in January 2020

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority to host 10-day festival ‘Al Shindagha Days’ from 9 January 2020


Fog alert in the UAE ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations, likely to clear by evening

Alerts about fog formations and poor visibility in multiple areas have been issued in the UAE on New Years Eve.


Obituaries pour in for Indian social worker in UAE, Kerala's Nandi Nazar

Prominent social worker Musliyar Kandy Abdul Nazar popularly known as Nandi Nazar passed away Sunday morning in UAE


Not mandatory for NRIs to link Aadhaar and PAN cards

Indian expats in the UAE have been advised to ideally link their Aadhaar and Permanent Account Number (PAN) by the extended deadline date of...


UAE Telecom Authority issues warning about global virus 'Emotet'

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of UAE has issued a warning regarding ‘Emotet’ , a worldwide virus outbreak that is...


UAE approves federal law to protect consumers

UAE approves federal law to protect consumers through legislation.


UAE residents enjoy the 'Ring of Fire' from Burj Khalifa's Observation Deck

Residents of the UAE gathered to watch the ‘Ring of Fire’ - a spectacle that hasn't occurred in the country since 1847.


New eCall system in UAE cars to alert police about accidents

From 2021 all new vehicle models in the UAE will have an eCall system which will alert the control room directly in case of an accident.


'Doctor for every citizen' smart initiative launched in UAE

UAE citizens can now avail telemedicine services from the comfort of their home through the 'Doctor for Every Citizen' smart initiative...


Smarter, Faster Systems at Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport, planning a three-pronged approach to ease passenger flow, reduce the need for queuing and save time.


UAE launches website for Gold Visa applications

Purpose-built, dedicated website to apply for permanent residency, also known as the Gold Card or Gold Visa launched in UAE.


Abu Dhabi partners with UNESCO, Google to host Culture Summit 2020

Abu Dhabi is all set to welcome leaders from diverse fields for the Culture Summit 2020, scheduled to take place from April 5-9.


Wizz Air Abu Dhabi slated to be UAE's fifth budget carrier

Wizz air Abu Dhabi to become part of UAE’s budget ariline industry and is set to start operations in the second half of 2020.


Counting down to Dubai Shopping festival, one of the world's largest

The 25 edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival starts on 26 December 2019 and runs up to 1 February 2020


Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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