Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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...
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
With this article we have tried to expose many interesting facts and figures about current Economic Crisis in Pakistan with relevant references. We have collected the information by referring only and only Pakistani News sites. CPEC Explained Official Way - During the state visit to Pakistan in 2015, Chinese President...
Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption in the Panamagate case ended today as the court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how the family's money was transferred to Qatar. The...
The slew of new Dubai traffic rules to come into effect from July 1 usher in many advantages for motorists and among the significant changes being brought in is the matter of the renewal period of the driving licence. For expat drivers, this renewal will now be every five...
Texting and driving is the activity of sending text messages, emails or using a mobile phone to browse the web or other involved actions. Because all of these actions necessitate taking one's eyes off the road, they are considered extremely dangerous by experts and authorities on the subject. There...
The stunning heist of a 220-pound gold coin worth more than $4 million dollars from a German museum has bewildered authorities in Berlin and sparked a desperate hunt for the scratch before it is melted down. The $1 million Canadian coin, known as "Big Maple Leaf," is one of the...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Middle Eastern online retailer Souq.com will make an announcement later on Tuesday about Amazon.com Inc's bid to buy 100 percent of the company from its shareholders, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. One of the sources, declining to be identified ahead of the announcement, said...
The much-anticipated launch of Mohamed Alabbar’s ecommerce venture Noon.com is “just weeks away”, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed to Arabian Business. The $1bn launch, with financial backing from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has been beta-testing its site for the past two months and finalising launch plans. Sources suggest...
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia plans to introduce an “expat levy” from 2017, it was confirmed during Thursday’s budget announcement, with charges of up to SR800 per worker to be phased in by 2020. Companies currently pay a levy of SR200 per month per expat employee, but only for expat employees that...
Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest and most famous skyscraper in the world, will light up with the colours of the Pakistani national flag tonight to celebrate the country's National Day. The skyscraper will be celebrating Pakistan's 77th Republic Day with a lavish LED light show, it was announced on official...
(NEWSER) – One photo shows a group of men holding a drink up to Justin Trudeau's mouth. Another shows a woman licking his face. But such selfies with life-size cardboard cut-outs of the Canadian prime minister at diplomatic events are now a thing of the past. After complaints from...
The U.S. Declaration of Independence inscribed as a fundamental right "the pursuit of happiness," but Norway has taken that goal most to heart. The Scandinavian nation of 5 million, known for its spectacular fjords, reindeer and "Midnight Sun," ranks No. 1 among 155 countries rated for happiness in a United...
SYDNEY - An Australian woman suffered burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones exploded during a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, Australian air safety investigators said Wednesday. The woman, whose name was not released, fell asleep on the plane while wearing the headphones and awoke to a loud explosion...
Fancy making your ex jealous by filling up your Tinder profile with photos of yourself surrounded by attractive strangers? Well, a Japanese company called Family Romance is making that possible with its new service which has been named ‘Real Appeal‘. Real Appeal will make sure you never have to take selfies...
Dubai Airports will soon introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service, reduce the risk of mishandlings and enhance the performance of its check-in and baggage operation at Dubai International. "Dubai International provides some of the most sophisticated baggage systems in the world," said Ali Angizeh, Vice President of...
After getting ahead of India in equity market performance, Pakistan is getting ahead of India in another indicator: economic freedom ranking. That’s according to the recent 2017 Index of Economic Freedom ranking, which places Pakistan in 141st position and India at 143th. Published by the Heritage Foundation, the Economic Freedom report...
Amitabh Kumar Singhal spent a childhood obsessed with Star Trek. On his parents’ black-and-white TV, Singhal would compulsively watch reruns of the science-fiction franchise and dream of building starship computers that could answer questions instantly. It was a bit of a long shot for a kid born in Jhansi...
China is reviewing birth rewards and subsidies to encourage couples to have a second child, after surveys showed that many are hesitant to expand families due to economic constraints, the state-owned China Daily newspaper reported. The potential move was revealed by Wang Pei'an, a vice minister of the National...
Why Google honours him today? Edhi, who founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, would have been 89 on Tuesday. Abdul Sattar Edhi founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network in Pakistan, the Edhi Foundation. Unlike wealthy individuals that fund charities in their names, Edhi dedicated his life to the poor...
Ah, spring. It seems like it will never get here! Thanks to Phil the Groundhog, it looks like we have an extra six weeks of winter to slog through before we get to sweet, sweet spring. The last few weeks of winter can be particularly depressing. It's too cold...
The world’s largest sailing yacht has been impounded in Gibraltar over claims that its billionaire Russian owner owes the shipbuilder €15.3m (£13.3m). The Gibraltar Port Authority impounded the €400m “Sailing Yacht A” as it was on its way to be delivered to industrialist Andrey Melnichenko, following a legal filing from...
Volunteers have braved the threat of sharks and stingrays as they continue their attempts to save pilot whales stranded in New Zealand. More than 400 whales had swam aground at a remote beach on Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island - and about 300 of the animals...
Samosa is a delectable and versatile South Asian savory appetizer, snack and lunch treat that is becoming increasingly famous the world over due to its enticing and addictive flavors. While there are a number of places in Vancouver that offer these exotic Asian, delicacies you'll need to know the...
A 36-year-old taxi driver in Dubai, Khalid Khan has been working hard in the emirate to support his family back home in Pakistan. When he first came here, he was all of 20 years old, and has been working as a taxi driver in Dubai for years. Back home, he...
It takes a lot of work to launch a new business. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), more than half a million new businesses open their doors each and every month. The question then becomes, how many of those startups will endure and thrive? The SBA says this number...
The frigid temperatures of winter tend to keep people indoors, which can lead to restlessness and depression. Thankfully there are places to visit where people can engage in fun winter activities. Getting out and enjoying the season will help cure the wintertime blues. The following locations specialize in winter...
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