Dubai

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  • Dubai tourism: India holds top spot

    Dubai tourism: India holds top spot

    India has retained top spot on Dubai's list of source markets for inbound tourism, with 1,478,000 Indian tourists arriving in the city between January and September, registering a significant 20 per cent rise over the same period in 2016, according......

    November 9, 2017
  • Dazzling Dubai

    Dazzling Dubai

    Dubai is all about high buildings and extravagant architecture, which is an evidence of how modern the city of Dubai is and what people can create. It is not easy to explain the energy and how unreal everything is. In......

    October 5, 2017
  • Thai PM: Fugitive former leader Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

    Thai PM: Fugitive former leader Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

    Thailand's prime minister says a preliminary investigation shows former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha made the comments Thursday in response to reporters' questions. It was the first official word......

    September 28, 2017
  • Indian woman reaches home after 14-month ordeal in Saudi Arabia

    Indian woman reaches home after 14-month ordeal in Saudi Arabia

    After a 14-month ordeal in Saudi Arabia, where she was forced to work as a "slave" in a household, 42-year-old Jacintha Mendonca has returned home. Jacintha, a victim of human trafficking, was duped by a Mumbai-based recruiting agency which had......

    September 24, 2017
  • A must-visit hotspot in Dubai

    A must-visit hotspot in Dubai

    A popular beverage in most parts of the world, coffee is much more than just a drink in the Middle East. It is an integral part of the region's heritage, a celebration of its culture and a dedicated coffee museum......

    September 20, 2017
  • Gold in liquid form seized from passenger at Chennai airport

    Gold in liquid form seized from passenger at Chennai airport

    Customs officials have seized liquid gold worth Rs. 7.28 lakh concealed in a detergent from an air passenger who arrived from Dubai here recently. The incident comes days after a similar case in which a passenger from Malaysia had tried......

    September 2, 2017
  • Massive fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower

    Massive fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower

    A massive fire ripped through the 84-storeyed Torch Tower near Dubai Marina on Friday, for the second time in two years, the city's Media Office said. The fire broke out at about 3.30 a.m., CNN quoted the Dubai Civil Defence......

    August 4, 2017
  • US lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai

    US lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai

    The ban on carrying large electronic devices like laptops as cabin luggage has been lifted by the US for in-bound Emirates' flights from Dubai International Airport with immediate effect, the airline said on Wednesday. "Effective immediately, the electronics ban has......

    July 5, 2017
  • US lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai

    US lifts electronics ban on Emirates' flights from Dubai

    The ban on carrying large electronic devices like laptops as cabin luggage has been lifted by the US for in-bound Emirates' flights from Dubai International Airport with immediate effect, the airline said on Wednesday. "Effective immediately, the electronics ban has......

    July 5, 2017
  • Nearly 100 Indian sailors stranded in UAE waters: Report

    Nearly 100 Indian sailors stranded in UAE waters: Report

    About 100 Indian sailors aboard 22 ships have been stranded in UAE waters and have sought the help of the Indian Consulate General in Dubai, according to a media report. Citing the Indian Consul General of Dubai, Vipul, the Gulf......

    July 2, 2017
  • China fines Emirates after plane flew at wrong height

    China fines Emirates after plane flew at wrong height

    China's civil aviation authority says it has fined Dubai-based airline Emirates and barred it from adding new routes in China over the next six months after two of its flights were cited for unsafe operations. The Civil Aviation Administration of......

    June 15, 2017
  • Dubai roads 'turn red' to indicate speed limits

    Dubai roads 'turn red' to indicate speed limits

    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started colouring parts of the city roads in an eye-catching asphalt red to alert people to changes in speed limits. The experiment was carried out on Oud Metha Street near Bu Kadrah Interchange......

    June 10, 2017
  • Dubai ends 90-day visit visa for Pakistanis, Filipinos

    Dubai ends 90-day visit visa for Pakistanis, Filipinos

    Dubai's immigration authorities have discontinued the three-month visit visa for Pakistanis and Filipinos for the next three months, media reported. The immigration authorities in Dubai circulated a memo ordering all travel agencies to stop accepting 90-day visa applications filed by......

    June 2, 2017