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CtoI News Desk April 3rd 2020 UAE

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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Saudi Arabia suspends domestic public travel and outer courtyard prayers in Mecca, Medina due to COVID-19

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic flights, trains, buses and taxis and entry and prayers in the outer courtyards of the two holy mosques in...

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CBSE board examinations for Grade 10 and 12 in India and abroad postponed due to COVID-19

UAE, GCC and other countries have rescheduled the ongoing Class X and XII being held in their countries between March 19 and 31 to after...

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COVID-19: Passengers stranded in UAE airports due to suspension of all visas

The UAE Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has suspended many visas as a preventive and precautionary measure to contain the...

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Touring Dubai from the comfort and safety of your home

Visit several sites of interest across Dubai while sitting in the safety and comfort of your home through an online platform offered by the...

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14-day quarantine for travellers to India from UAE and other GCC countries

The Indian Ministry of Health extends compulsory quarantine of a minimum of 14 days for all passengers coming in from and transiting through...

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The UAE bans prayers at all places of worship, including mosques, to break COVID19 spread

Prayers at UAE mosques, temples, churches and all other houses of worship will be suspended for four weeks to break the spread of...

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UAE suspends all tourist visas, shuts down tourist attractions and entertainment destinations to break COVID-19 spread

UAE and Oman suspend visas to all foreigners, Dubai and Sharjah shut down tourist attractions and entertainment destinations to break...

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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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India becomes largest tourism source market for Abu Dhabi

Tourism in Abu Dhabi has seen a significant growth in 2019, with the emirate welcoming a record 11.35 million visitors through the year, a...

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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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