Saturday, July 20, 2019
Skype, the popular software that allows users to make voice and video calls between computers, mobile phones and tablet devices via internet, has been blocked in the UAE. According to a tweet by UAE-based telecom companies Etisalat and du, the access to Skype has been blocked over unlicensed VoIP calls. "The...
Baba Vanga has seen the future and foretold the fates that will befall the world. Many have already happened. Many more chilling, fascinating are awaiting fruition. This humble woman was born in Macedonia. She was a premature baby who suffered with numerous health issues. When she was a young...
he website claimed to offer free tickets after people responded to a 'yes/no' question. Dubai's flagship airline Emirates on Sunday issued a warning that it will take legal action against parties spreading rumours about the carrier after a hoax website claimed that the airline was offering free tickets. "We are giving...
It shouldn’t have worked. Award shows are stage-managed, prettified, self-justifying, emotionally incoherent affairs at which, occasionally, something meaningful or surprising happens. The Golden Globes are the wackiest of the bunch, mostly because everyone gets to drink. And the red carpet is where the pageantry is at its most superficial....
Pakistan's opposition leader and cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan today said that he has proposed marriage to a woman believed to be a faith healer but denied reports that he had secretly wed her. Mr Khan's spokesman in a statement said that he had proposed marriage to Bushra Maneka, who has...
Pakistan tops list of world’s best travel destination for 2018 British Backpacker Society describes it as ‘one of the friendliest countries on earth’ Hon Pass in the Hunza Valley. Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the BritImage Credit: British Backpacker Society Samuel Joynson and Adam Sloper...
UAE residents have one more reason to look forward to the New Year as they can see the city from an entirely new perspective the Dubai Frame to open on January 1, 2018. People can access the newest landmark that stands tall in Zabeel Park from 10am on Monday -...
Prince Harry and his American actress fiancée, Meghan Markle, have set their wedding date: May 19, 2018. "Today's announcement follows earlier confirmation of the month of the wedding and its location at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle," Kensington Palace noted in its announcement Friday morning. Windsor, a 900-year-old castle located about...
(NEWSER) – Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the city of Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector, the AP reports. The tombs, located on the west bank of the...
(NEWSER) – It's not every day that what is essentially nothingness would be major news, but today is that day: Scientists announced in Nature that after two years of study, they've identified a roughly 100-foot-long void in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza—built around 2500 BC, it's the most ancient...
Whether it was a small flag on the desk or banners draped across skyscrapers, thousands across the country raised the national colours in honour of the accession of Sheikh Khalifa as President. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, shared photos of himself and his daughter Sheikha...
In the final act of the funeral ceremony, broadcast live nationwide and led by new King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Bhumibol's ashes were transferred from the Temple of the Emerald Buddha to two royal temples. In an earlier ceremony at Bangkok's Grand Palace, Bhumibol's relics were escorted to Chakri Maha Prasad Throne...
Asia’s most powerful passport has elbowed past Europe’s supreme citizenship. Singapore’s is now the world’s most powerful passport, according to Passport Index, a ranking compiled by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital. Singapore was previously tied with Germany for the number-one spot. In the past few days, Paraguay removed its...
Dubai's status as a regional hub has been reaffirmed with the emirate being ranked among the world's top 25 cities in Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2017 on the back of its strong economy, accessibility and cultural interaction. Released by the Mori Memorial Foundation's Institute for Urban Strategies, the emirate...
Emaar will handle management and support with technicality and administration of Dubai Frame, which will be open to the public in November. Using its experience with promoting Burj Khalifa and attracting visitors over the past eight years, Emaar will collaborate signed a MoU with Dubai Municipality as an agreement to...
We have been preconditioned to assume that getting an education can only be done within the confines of a classroom, but we all know that isn't remotely close to the truth. Though figures vary, approximately 70 to 80% of learning happens outside the classroom. Learning is a continuous process,...
It is easy to assume that the United States still wears the crown for having the best programmers in the world with the fame of movies such as Hidden Figures. The film depicts the effort input by American programmers to making a remarkable first-time expedition to the moon. History...
he UAE has announced Eid Al Adha holidays for the private sector. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the private sector will enjoy a three-day break starting from Thursday, August 31, to Saturday, September 2, 2017. Work will resume on Sunday, September 3. The announcement comes a day after...
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted, on Friday, that the key to the success of the UAE is that, “we have reduced talking and increased work, transformed knowledge into actions and science into deeds.” “Many ask me about the secret...
Revolution in any sector always needs a revolutionary action triggered with intent to change the structure of the status quo. The action should be driven by out of the box notions, ideas and proposals. ‘Duski’ is precisely a similar attempt to revolutionize and transfigure the field of health in Pakistan. As Mother Teresa...
Car accidents are a major concern and should not be taken lightly. It is estimated that about 3,287 people die everyday due to a car crash, which is heartbreaking to think about. The idea of finding a way to eliminate this problem is definitely something to consider, but it...
America is known as the land of the free where there are different opportunities available throughout the country. When it comes to finding a place to live, there are rural areas and major cities that suit a variety of preferences. When you want a change of scenery, there are...
ISLAMABAD: While answering 13 questions raised by the Panama Bench of the Supreme Court, the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has not held Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responsible of any wrongdoing, it is learnt from the sources close to the JIT. The JIT has cast some doubts about the prime...
Many Finns orient each year to Thailand. It seems simple holiday destinations, but here are some of the things tourists should avoid. Do not raise your voice Even if the Thais were agitated, they usually do not yell at each other. In spite of all the anger aimed at making the...
Honestly, not many people think about Canada when they’re planning their next vacation. It has the reputation for being remote, boring, and worst of all, cold. But what if I told you that none of that is actually accurate? Yes, the country does experience occasional winter-strikes throughout the year,...

Eid holidays in UAE

The Federal Authority for government human resources has announced that Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal ministries and authorities in the UAE will begin on Saturday, 29th Ramadan (corresponding to June 24). If Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, work will resume on Wednesday, June 28. If Eid falls on Monday,...
Ramadan deals on cars
While the holy month of Ramadan settles in with message of peace and joy among UAE residents, the nation makes the most with every top car brand offering best buying options. The trend endorses the ever buoyant UAE's automobile sector, which is now looking to rebound after having been under...
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands hasn't been resting on his monarchical laurels, telling Dutch media he has been moonlighting as a copilot for a KLM airlines affiliate for more than two decades. The king told Holland's Telegraaf newspaper he co-pilots two KLM Cityhopper flights per month. And now he is...
The self-styled stocks ‘guru’ who had been arrested yesterday (Monday) by Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has said that his achievement deserves a film made on it. Meanwhile, SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi says that his name would be recommended to be put on Exit Control List (ECL),...
New Zealand has a temperate climate not dissimilar to that of the British Isles, but with one large difference. It is south of the equator, so the seasons are basically reversed. December through February, for example, is New Zealand’s summer. Fall takes place during March through May, while winter...