Saturday, February 23, 2019
Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building and a living wonder lit up in the colours of the Pakistani national flag on August 14, 2018. This was to mark the occasion of Pakistan's 72nd Independence Day. We congratulate Pakistan on their 71st Independence Day from #BurjKhalifa. #EmaarDubai #PakistanIndependenceDay pic.twitter.com/hNuEEchRGn— Burj Khalifa...
Dubai: The Eid Al Adha holiday for the private sector in UAE will be from Monday, August 20, to Wednesday, August 22, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced on Tuesday. The public sector will have a one-week holiday for Eid Al Adha from Sunday, August 19, to Thursday,...
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Sondos Alqattan: Max Factor Arabia and other leading beauty brands have severed ties with a popular Kuwaiti blogger after she said domestic workers should not be given days off, highlighting resistance to reforms to end widespread labour abuses in the Gulf state. Sondos Alqattan Blog and makeup tutorials endorsing major brands are followed...
Careem, the ride-hailing company recently informed the public that it has identified a massive cyber-attack involving the unauthorized access to the system where all the company’s data was stored. The hack has reportedly compromised the data of 14 million riders and 558,000 captains. The stolen data includes the usernames,...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
UAE’s United Nations Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh will lead the UN-Women Executive Board – being the first female Arab president since its formation in 2010. UN-Women Executive Board strives to promote equality among genders while abolishing discrimination against females around the globe. Nusseibeh, who is the UAE’s Permanent Representative to the...
Joining the ranks of women cabbies in pink scarves you see at Dubai airport, Uber Dubai got its first female limo driver yesterday. The driver Fritzie Castro, 43, a Filipina, has been in Dubai for seven years. She works the 4am-4pm shift, waking up six days a week at 2...
Dubai is known for being UAE’s vacation hotspot, and shopping and clubbing hub. A city of high-rises and awe-inspiring shopping districts has transformed itself to a destination du-jour, where people flock from all over the world to avail the biggest sales, bargains, food and fun. Dubai is popular for its...
Downtown Dubai, home of the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – and the world’s largest mall – the Dubai Mall – is one of 160 designated areas in the emirate set to fill the night sky with fireworks galore to bring the year 2016 to an end...
One of Bollywood’s most-watched couples made an interesting choice when it came to naming their newborn baby. On Dec. 20 actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai, naming him Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. But the name Taimur sparked a raging debate...
Dubai: The search giant Google is celebrating today the 45th UAE National Day with a "doodle" showing the United Arab Emirates flag, the national colours and the number 45. A click on the doodle leads to a page that explains the National Day (Arabic: اليوم الوطني‎‎; Yawm al watani), celebrated...
The UAE National Day Celebrations celebrates the theme of 'Spirit of the Union' and promotes public participation through various events being held across the country. National Day festivities include a host of activities such as flag raising ceremonies and parades, but the main showstealer is the magnificent fireworks display in...
Sharjah: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has met the girl who mimicked one of his speeches in a video that has gone viral. Shaikh Mohammad visited the home of Mahra Al Shehi in Sharjah on Friday. On...
Each finalist team was tasked to develop a solution, present it to an audience and receive recognition for their efforts based on the effectiveness of the solution. The five finalist teams were from the New York University (Abu Dhabi), Middlesex University (Dubai), Jubail University College (KSA), Institute of Management Accountants...
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Etisalat to offer iPhone SE in the UAE on April 5, starting from AED 75 per month Even as several e-commerce portals in the UAE claim to have already sold hundreds of Apple’s hot new iPhone SE smartphones, the official availability starts tomorrow. Apple’s online UAE store has been accepting...
Abu Dhabi: Clouds coming in from Saudi Arabia are expected to cause light rain to fall in the coastal and northern parts of the UAE over the next three days, with the worst of last week’s heavy storms seemingly over. “There are some clouds moving from Saudi Arabia and into...
Live Stream of NYE 2016 Burj Khalifa Popularity of Dubai’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display has remarkably gone up in the past few years and that's probably one of the reasons to put Dubai as the top city in the world to ring in the New Year. source: Emmar/MyNewYearNight/Emirates247.com
A long weekend awaits UAE residents in early December as Wednesday and Thursday, December 2 and 3, will be paid holidays for the private sector on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day and the 44th UAE National Day, the Ministry of Labour has announced on Monday. The holiday was announced...
Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, on Sunday issued a circular to all Federal Ministries and institutions regarding the Islamic New Year, 1437 Hijri, which may fall on Wednesday October 14, to be transposed, or compensated, to...
Sitara Brooj Akbar is just 15 years old, but oozes confidence rare for children her age. Home-schooled and self-taught as she had to leave school for "asking too many questions", Sitara will be mentoring Pakistani kids here via a platform that has been set to help children excel. The platform,...
A new 24-hour entertainment radio station targeting the Filipino community in the UAE was launched earlier this week. At 5am on June 6, 2015, Wow 107 FM launched its regular broadcast and, according to its head of programmes, the channel opened to phenomenal listener response to its launch day contest,...
souq.com
Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com, backed by investors including Tiger Global Management LLC, is seeking $300 million (Dh1.1 billion) for expansion, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The fund-raising would value the business at about $1 billion, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information...
Joseph Ghossoub has resigned as chairman and CEO of media giant MENACOM with immediate effect, Arabian Business has learned. Ghossoub – often dubbed “The Godfather” of advertising, has been one of the most prominent figures in the region’s advertising and media industries for the past four decades. MENACOM (part...
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...
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