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Watch: Don’t know why Rohit didn’t travel with us, Virat Kohli says

Dubai: Indian captain Virat Kohli was brutally honest as he blamed a communication gap for the uncertainty about the availability of both Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma for the demanding Test series against Australia starting next month. Speaking at his first virtual press conference in Sydney, Kohli said: ‘‘There is...

UAE National Day 2020: 50% discount on traffic fines in Sharjah

Sharjah: The Sharjah Executive Council Thursday has announced a 50 per cent discount on traffic fines and removal of traffic black points from December 2, 2020 for 49 days. The Council made the announcement on the occasion of UAE 49th National Day and a part of a series of initiatives...

UAE: Making plans for the weekend? Cloudy weather across the country, maybe scattered rainfall in Fujairah on Friday

Making plans for the weekend? Luckily, the weather in the UAE on Friday and Saturday will be picnic-perfect with partly cloudy skies. Meanwhile, some eastern coastal areas of the country, like Fujairah, may receive scattered rainfall. According to Dr Ahmed Habib, a senior meteorologist at UAE's National Center of Meteorology, residents will see...

UAE National Day 2020: UAE flag flies high on the world’s longest zip line

Ras Al Khaimah: The Public Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah has flown the UAE flag on the world’s longest zip as part of its celebration of the country’s 49th National Day. Eng. Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director General of RAK Public Services Department, said: “The initiative has been implemented to...

UAE: Making plans for the weekend? Cloudy weather across the country, maybe scattered rainfall in Fujairah on Friday

Making plans for the weekend? Luckily, the weather in the UAE on Friday and Saturday will be picnic-perfect with partly cloudy skies. Meanwhile, some eastern coastal areas of the country, like Fujairah, may receive scattered rainfall. According to Dr Ahmed Habib, a senior meteorologist at UAE's National Center of Meteorology, residents will see...

Goodbye Maradona, doctor who treated the legend at a Dubai hospital pays his tribute

Dubai: Dr Yassir Jassim Mohammad, specialist urologist and head of the department of Urology at the Canadian Hospital Dubai, cannot forget the day he operated on football icon Diego Armando Maradona. “It was January 16, 2019, when Maradona came to us with severe pain in his left flank,” reminisced...

Dubai Court orders whopping Dh1.6b compensation to founder of Tameer Real Estate Company

In a landmark verdict for the UAE’s real estate marketplace, a Dubai Court has ordered Saudi businessman Ahmed Al-Rajhi to pay nearly Dh2 billion to Omar Ayesh, founder of Tameer and developer of one of the tallest towers in Dubai Marina. This includes Dh1.6 billion as the original compensation and...

Dubai Police help man of determination realise his dream to learn diving

Dubai: Dubai Police have fulfilled the wish of a young man of determination to experience diving by training him to dive. Musa Murad, who had sustained a disability, was at Ajman Club for Disabled when a delegation from Dubai Police was visiting the centre. He told the officers that he...

Indian expat, daughter die in drowning incident in Sharjah

Sharjah: An Indian expat and his daughter have died in a drowning incident in Sharjah, Police confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred in the waters off Sharjah Corniche beach, they said. Sharjah Police said the father was trying to rescue his daughter when he too got drowned. Three others are receiving treatment...