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Holidays for the Public and Private Sectors!

Written by on 23 April 2019

Check out the list of the official holidays for the public and private sectors! In order to achieve harmony between both sectors, the government decided to integrate equal holidays for both sectors. The total number of official holidays this year is 14. Gregorian New Year: 1st January Eid Al Fitr: From the last day of […]

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THE LONGEST TUNNEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST IS NOW OPEN!

Written by on 19 April 2019

The entrance of Al Raugh tunnel on the new Sharjah-Khor Fakkan road The road is clean, smooth, wide…there are gems waiting to be discovered along the way.  First off, it’s where you can find the longest tunnel in the Middle East. It has not just one — but five — tunnels. This road reduces the […]

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Applications for Indian Passports to be processed online

Written by on 10 April 2019

Indian expats seeking passport services of the Indian missions in the UAE will now have to submit their applications online before visiting the application centers. The applications for passport services have to be submitted on the portal of Passport Seva https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in at Indian Embassies and Consulates which will be integrated with the passport service system […]

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DUBAI: THE ALL NEW COCA-COLA ARENA

Written by on 8 April 2019

Dubai’s first and biggest indoor, multipurpose arena. Welcome the Coca-Cola arena, located at City Walk in Dubai, the hugely-anticipated arena will open to the public in June this year. Dubai-based Meraas has signed a 10-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for the exclusive naming rights. The state-of-the-art multipurpose Coca-Cola Arena has been designed with Meraas’ […]

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RTA: New bus routes to be launched on April 7

Written by on 3 April 2019

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority on Tuesday announced that it will be launching nine new bus routes as of April 7, 2019. The routes will be as follows: 1. Route 20 from Al Warsan 3 to Al Nahda via Airport Terminal 2, connecting Rashidiya Metro Bus Station and International City with a frequency of 30 […]

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Sponsoring your family in the UAE now becomes easier

Written by on 1 April 2019

A Profession was initially the requirement for a person to be sponsored in the UAE, which wasn’t always an easy task.But now, the UAE Cabinet has announced that income sufficient to support their families will be the only requirement for UAE expatriates to sponsor their family members as opposed to the previously listed ‘professions’.This came […]

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Fuel prices to go up in April

Written by on 31 March 2019

The fuel prices are to go up in April 2019. Super 98 petrol will now cost Dh2.23 per litre, up from Dh2.04 a litre in March, while Special 95 will cost Dh2.11 a litre, up from Dh1.92 a litre. The price of diesel has been revised to Dh2.49 a litre, up from Dh2.41 a litre […]

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School fees to be more affordable!

Written by on 28 March 2019

The Dubai Executive Council headed by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has approved a new framework to regulate school fees, put forward by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Accordingly, the fee hike for about 90 percent of students will not be more than 2.7 percent and […]

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Sharjah: Solar Panels to be used in these parks!

Written by on 25 March 2019

Solar panels are said to be used in 2 parks in Sharjah. This scheme ensures sustainable development and to use more green power in the public entities. The municipality also announced on its official Instagram account, that the 50 lights installed in the different areas of Al Nakheel Park were to be controlled by a […]

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