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Two passenger jets brush past at Dubai airport, no injuries reported

Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier FlyDubai and Bahrain-based Gulf Air were reportedly involved in a 'minor collision' on the taxiway...


UAE clocks 1,529 fresh COVID cases, two fatalities; carriers extend flight suspensions from Asian, African countries

The UAE reported 1,529 new COVID infections, two deaths and 1,504 recoveries, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said. Air carriers also...


Dubai's free zone signs up 1,230 companies for best six-month finish

The Dubai free zone Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has licensed an additional 1,230 businesses to operate from the hub after it...


Etihad, Emirates announce suspension of Saudi Arabia flights

In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 strains, the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Dubai's Emirates said that the UAE airlines have...


UAE gives nod to emergency registration of Moderna's vaccine

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the approval of the emergency registration of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.


United Arab Emirates restricts citizens' visits to 14 nations

United Arab Emirates has barred its citizens from visiting 14 countries which the authorities had earlier suspended the entry of travellers...


Indian expat Dr SPS Oberoi sole passenger on Air India Dubai-Amritsar flight

SP Singh Oberoi, a UAE-based Indian businessman and philanthropist, was the sole passenger on Air India flight (AI929) from Dubai in the UAE...


We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

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IAF airlifts nine oxygen containers from Singapore, Dubai to West Bengal as part of COVID relief efforts

Covid - The Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted nine cryogenic oxygen containers from Dubai and Singapore and has brought them to the Panagarh...


Expo 2020 Dubai signs on as principal sponsor for IPL team Rajasthan Royals

The Expo is expected to attract more than 190 nations and millions of people from across the globe to Dubai.


Singapore firm launches plan to build SGD 1.32-bn medicity in India's Puducherry

Velli Ventures, a Singapore-based company with offices in the United States, announced plans to construct a medicity in Puducherry, India.


Dubai implements new COVID-19 restrictions amid increase in cases

All international tourists as well as UAE residents will have to produce negative RT-PCR tests before being permitted to travel.


Dubai allows face mask exemption for medical reasons: COVID 19

Dubai allows face mask exemption for medical reasons as it eases COVID 19 measures


Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up facade, while fans light up lives for Shah Rukh Khan's 55th birthday

Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up its facade, while fans light up lives for Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan's 55th birthday yesterday.


Dubai suspends Air India Express flights for flying in COVID-19 positive passengers

UAE rules dictate that all passengers flying in from India need to carry original COVID-negative certificates to gain entry into the...


Valid -ve COVID report not mandatory for Indian passengers to UAE below 12

Air India Express has said in its website that, "For children below 12 years, Covid-19 PCR Test is not mandatory,” in its latest update.


Businesses in Dubai and Hotels in Abu Dhabi to reopen with strict guidelines

Dubai businesses will gradually resume operations with no restrictions on movement between 6 am and 11 pm, while hotels in Abu Dhabi will...


Dubai based filmmaker-cum-actress Zenofar Fathima creates a global online filmmaking competition

Dubai-based actress, filmmaker, producer, and influencer, Zenofar Fathima is hosting an online international filmmaking competition -...


Emirates to resume passenger flights from 21 May

Dubai-based Emirates has announced that it will resume scheduled passenger flight services from May 21 to nine destinations in 8 countries.


Two special flights to operate from UAE to India on May 7

Two special flights to operate from UAE to India on May 7 2020. as the Government of India undertakes the massive task of repatriating them...


UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed plans for national strategy in post Covid-19 era

UAE develops national strategy for the post Covid-19 era while Dubai hails medical developments amid ease in movement restrictions.


Making a Move to Sharjah? Here are Some Facts You Might like to Know

Every year many Indians move to United Arab Emirates (UAE), followed by Dubai, Sharjah is a big favourite.


Indians stranded in UAE due to COVID-19 can register at Indian mission’s online portal

Stranded Indian diaspora, visitors and expatriates in the UAE, due to COVID-19 restrictions, can now register their interest to return home...


Abu Dhabi and Dubai malls are reopening amid strict guidelines

Abu Dhabi and Dubai are reopening malls under strict guidelines and subject to approval their respective Department of Economic Development.


Street parades and celebrations mark relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions in Dubai

Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has eased restrictions on movement in Al Ras and Naif in Dubai.