Saturday, July 20, 2019
The December 31 deadline to obtain mandatory health insurance cover has been postponed, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has said. In a statement sent to Arabian Business, the DHA said insurance companies would be allowed to accept health insurance applications in to 2017. Sources said a new deadline had yet to be...
Bowing her head in shame, a senior Korean Air executive whose 'nut rage' delayed a flight made a grovelling apology for exploding with rage after her snack was served in a bag. Screaming Cho Hyun-ah, a senior vice-president at the airline, angrily demanded the removal of a crew member...
The government of Punjab has announced Ch.Shafi as Chair person of overseas pakistanis to district Nankana sahib(one of the most prestigious and religious place for sikh community all around the globe) and there of he will be working closely together with the local and international community. Overseas Pakistanis have been...
Abu Dhabi: A scale model of what is being claimed to be the most expensive and precious car in the world is being shown in Dubai. The 1/8 model of the Lamborghini Aventador, made from gold and platinum and encrusted with jewels, is being exhibited for the first time outside...
Madonna revealed this week she has been studying the Holy Quran, a practice which has come alongside her efforts to build girls’ schools in Islamic countries. “I am building schools for girls in Islamic countries and studying the Holy Quran. I think it is important to study all the holy...
GILGIT: Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors were among seven people killed in a helicopter crash in Naltar Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region on Friday. Two pilots and a crew member were among those killed...
The number of foreign women tourists visiting India has dropped by 35 percent in the past three months following a spate of sex attacks that have made global headlines, a new survey has found. The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) says overall tourist arrivals are down...
RAWALPINDI: During Saturday’s proceedings of the Benazir Bhutto murder case, the Rawalpindi anti-terrorist court summoned all accused, including former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, for its upcoming hearing. The case was heard today ATC judge Chaudhry Habibur Rehman. Although, Musharraf has already been summoned in the case twice, he still failed to...
The transfer of responsibility for Bagram Prison from the US military to the Afghan government was again delayed Saturday after alleged disagreements over a number of the articles in the Kabul-Washington pact. According to the Afghan defense ministry spokesman, the delay in the transfer of the Parwan-based military prison...
Air pollution has been a serious ecological concern for several decades; however, not all cities are experiencing it at a level that requires dust masks or a hazmat suit. In fact, some have incredibly high air quality, and they might not be the cities you think! Here are profiles...
BEIJING: Pakistan and China signed eight documents of cooperation in various areas of economy here Friday for furthering already strong economic and technical ties between two friendly countries. The first pact signed pertained to the building of a long term project (Pak-China Economic Corridor) a 200KM tunnel which will be...
An injured kangaroo hopped into a pharmacy at an airport in Melbourne on Wednesday. The animal can be seen on videotape huddled in a corner before surprised customers. The kangaroo had to be tranquilized and removed. Wildlife officials believe the animal may have been injured on the tarmac before entering the airport. source:...
Prince Bandar bin Sultan has been removed from his position as chief of general intelligence upon his request, a Royal Court statement issued by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah said. Gen. Yousuf bin Ali Al-Idrissi, who is deputy intelligence chief, will take over as acting intelligence chief,...
Gulf Cup: UAE women attending match causes a stir on Twitter
Social media erupted with hundreds of comments from Emiratis supporting or criticising as many 25 women who were scheduled to fly to Bahrain on Tuesday to see the UAE's Gulf Cup match with the host country. Nasreen Ali Darwish, the president of the Women's Committee of the UAE Cycling Federation, approached the...
Vodafone is introducing a worldwide minimum level of maternity pay in an effort to better support and retain more new mums. The communications firm said It was to offer women 16 weeks of fully-paid maternity leave, plus full pay for a 30-hour week for the first six months after their...
The world-renowned Russian small arms designer, Lieutenant General Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died in the intensive care unit at the Central General Hospital in Russia's Udmurtia region. He was 94 years old. The news came through a Udmurtian government Facebook account. The first prototype AK-47 automatic assault rifle was assembled in 1943 by 24-year-old...
Imran Khan speaks to the media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018.
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)Early results in Pakistan's violence-marred election show former cricketer Imran Khan with a clear lead amid claims by rival parties the poll had been "blatantly" rigged. Shahbaz Sharif, brother of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said on Twitter there had been "massive rigging" in Khan's favor amid widespread allegations...
ABU DHABI // The UAE's 1.2 million Pakistani expatriates will not be able to vote in tomorrow's elections, the country's ambassador to the UAE announced yesterday. Jamil Ahmed Khan finally ended the confusion by saying those who wanted to vote would have to fly home. But for most that was...
Indian State Election 2013
Seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit faces an acid test on Wednesday when Delhi votes for a new Assembly. Over four lakh of the 1.2 crore voters will be going to the booths for the first time. Dikshit and her Congress party are up against...
iphone 4 india
Apple is planning to sell the iPhone 4—an older, discontinued version of its flagship smartphone—for around RS 15,000 (about $250) in India, according to a report by the Times of India, citing four unnamed Indian firms that work with Apple. The price, among the cheapest in the world for...
An Australian tourist was left stunned after he witnessed a crocodile attempting to swallow a shark. Andrew Paice, 43, was on a one-hour cruise on the Adelaide River in Australia when he spotted something unusual in the river. “Earlier, we saw an 18-foot male crocodile known as Brutus leaping out of...
“But no man moved me till the tide / 
Went past my simple shoe /And past my apron and my belt /
And past my bodice too / And made as he would eat me up / 
As wholly as a dew…” Whether or not this poem by Emily Dickinson, published...
KABUL: Youth Activists’ Network for Reforms and Change (YANRC) on Monday criticized the Afghan government for one-sided cooperation with Pakistan and said Kabul should ask Islamabad to launch operation against Afghan insurgents who are enjoying sanctuaries on Pakistan’s soil. The YANRC’s spokesman Sayed Maisam Ehsani said: “Enough is enough. Afghan...
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale has struck Iran at 9.44am Tuesday morning, with tremors felt across the UAE. The epicentre of the earthquake is near Qeshm, stated the UAE’s National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology, which is still “analysing the extent of impact on UAE”. The NCMS has...
Afghanistan will compete in the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup after a nail-biting third match in the qualifiers in Laos on Wednesday. The Afghans drew with host country Laos 1-1 but qualified because they had won their previous two matches in their group. Laos scored first with a goal in the first...
WASHINGTON - More people smoke worldwide today than in 1980, as population growth surges and cigarettes gain popularity in countries such as China, India and Russia, researchers said Tuesday. For instance, China boasted nearly 100 million more smokers in 2012 than it had three decades ago, even though its smoking...
Indian police are investigating two new cases of gang-rape, one of a bus passenger in north-western Punjab state, the other of a woman who got off a train in a remote area in the state of Bihar and was assaulted and killed. The incidents are likely to fuel the continuing...
The declaration of a caliphate is a massive gamble that smacks of hubris and puts many Isis gains at risk, according to terrorism expert JM Berger. But writing for the Daily Beast he says: If Isis is driven back, Baghdadi risks being seen as the man who grasped for the...
Bill Gates can afford to buy Boston, but not his home city of Seattle. Thanks to his massive fortune, Gates could afford to buy every single house, condo and townhouse in the city of Boston, according to an analysis by real estate information site Redfin. That's 114,717 residences, at a total...
Verma says that in a sample of 58,401 candidates who contested Lok Sabha and assembly elections, 2,468 elected members were found to have criminal cases against them. “This constitutes 31 percent of the Electoral College. We are of the opinion that...