Mar 24, 2021 08:29 PM IST
Sheikh Hamdan, 75, was the brother of Dubai’s current ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum. He had been unwell for months and had surgery abroad in October.
- Mar 23, 2021 07:50 PM IST
The restructuring announcement comes as Gulf countries seek to secure investment and boost their international status as the importance of oil declines.
- Mar 05, 2021 04:33 PM IST
The United Nations Human Rights Office had asked for evidence about the daughter of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum after the BBC broadcast a video shot by Latifa saying she was being held captive and feared for her life.
- Mar 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
Here are the details for all you need to know about who is eligible, how to apply and what documents are needed
- Feb 18, 2021 02:45 PM IST
The case of Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum made international headlines on Tuesday after the BBC released excerpts from video diaries she said were recorded in a locked bathroom inside the Dubai villa where she was being held. Sheikha Latifa was detained by commandos off the coast of India in 2018 after she tried to flee Dubai in a yacht.
- Feb 15, 2021 11:44 AM IST
For months as the travel industry collapsed worldwide, Dubai’s massive airport, which saw 86.4 million passengers in 2019, became a ghost-town of shuttered shops. But recovery gained momentum in December as the city promoted itself as a pandemic-friendly vacation spot for tourists fleeing tough restrictions back home.
- Feb 12, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Dubai has witnessed a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the past weeks.
- Feb 08, 2021 10:49 PM IST
The Sikhs of Dubai have traded their spiced rice and dal for what has become a coveted prize: 5,000 shots of the Chinese-made vaccine offered to people of all ages and backgrounds.
- Jan 29, 2021 08:06 PM IST
The World Health Organization said that before the pandemic, the UAE had nearly 13,250 hospital beds for a country of over 9 million people.
- Jan 25, 2021 06:57 PM IST
Diners must show proof of inoculation, such as a medical certificate, to get the discount.
- Jan 21, 2021 12:35 PM IST
Dubai's health regulator said in a circular published on its website on Wednesday that the decision, which takes effect on Thursday and could be extended, was aimed at ensuring the preparedness of health facilities to manage COVID-19 cases.
- Jan 18, 2021 12:03 PM IST
While mask-wearing and social distancing are strictly enforced, life in the tourism-reliant emirate looks much like normal, with its restaurants, hotels and mega-malls open for business.
- Jan 16, 2021 09:06 PM IST
The 25,000 square-meter pavilion boasts immersive experiences of forests and oceans as well as interactive exhibits guiding visitors through the history of environmental decline and dangers of overconsumption.
- Jan 04, 2021 05:36 PM IST
According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GMR Hyderabad Pradeep Panicker, "HYDXB-VAXCOR" is being offered for global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
- Dec 27, 2020 05:39 PM IST
The emirate, which depends heavily on tourism and retail services, closed its border for several months due to the pandemic, resulting in a 10.8 percent GDP plunge in the first half of the year.
- Dec 23, 2020 05:31 PM IST
The UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention registered the Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine for emergency use on the request of Pfizer, the state news agency WAM reported, citing the ministry.
- Dec 10, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The Swedish firm's technology will be used for Phase 4 of the project which is jointly owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power and Chinese state-owned Silk Road Fund.
- Nov 25, 2020 07:17 PM IST
Flyers will get a complementary night stay at a four-star or five-star hotel along with airport ground transfers, free meals at the hotel, and assistance with the UAE visa on arrival if their Dubai layover is between 10 and 24 hours.
- Nov 24, 2020 11:42 AM IST
The decision to grant the two daughters the Gold Visa is aimed at helping them continue their education in the United Arab Emirates.
- Nov 12, 2020 04:31 PM IST
The Dubai government would support the airline on its recovery path, said Sheikh Ahmed, who is also a senior member of Dubai's ruling family and holds senior positions in government.
- Sep 27, 2020 07:15 PM IST
Earlier this year, Akmal was banned by the PCB for three years for failing to report corrupt approaches, following which its own independent adjudicator reduced the suspension period to 18 months.
- Sep 27, 2020 03:15 PM IST
According to the research, which has been published in the Journal of Travel Medicine, COVID-19 got induced into Indian states mainly due to international travels.
- Sep 23, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Thanavel Mathiazhaagan, 56, arrived in the UAE in 2000 through a recruitment agent on the promise of a job.
- Sep 10, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Grandhi shifted to Dubai a year ago after bagging the job of a software engineer at a local firm.
- Sep 03, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Important sectors of the Dubai economy such as tourism and transportation have been severely impacted by the coronavirus crisis and firms have been cutting jobs to save costs.