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Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

January 18, 2022 2:52 pm

Auction house Sotheby's calls the 555.55 carat black diamond - believed to have come from outer space - 'The Enigma'.

Dubai growth buoyed by tourism even as Omicron clouds outlook

January 12, 2022 11:50 am

Infections in the country, of which Dubai is a part, rose above 2,000 for the first time in six months in December.

Mansions, horses, and blackmail: the Dubai royals' custody battle, explained

December 23, 2021 7:43 am

🔴 A ruling by a judge at the High Court detailed an order to Dubai ruler to provide more than 554 million pounds ($733 million) to settle a long-running custody battle with his ex-wife, Jordan's Princess Haya, over their two children.

Dubai World Trade Centre to set up specialised crypto zone

December 21, 2021 1:21 pm

In September, the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority and the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) agreed a framework that allows the DWTCA to approve and licence financial activities relating to crypto assets.

Dubai world's first govt to become 100% paperless: Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan

December 13, 2021 8:37 am

The Dubai Crown Prince said the government plans to implement advanced strategies to create and enhance digital life in Dubai over the next five decades.

Expo 2020's workers face hardships despite Dubai's promises

November 30, 2021 7:45 pm

Workers say they have had to pay exorbitant, illegal fees to local recruiters to work at the world's fair; employers have confiscated their passports; promises are broken on wages; living conditions are crowded and unsanitary; food is substandard or expensive; and there are 70-hour workweeks in sometimes brutal heat.

World's highest 360-degree infinity pool opens in Dubai (details inside)

November 25, 2021 1:15 pm

Set at a height of 200 metres, Aura Skypool is located on the 50th floor of the Palm Tower and offers visitors incredible views of the iconic Dubai skyline, Palm Jumeirah and the horizon of the Arabian Gulf

Dubai Air Show opens to industry on the mend amid Covid-19

November 14, 2021 9:11 pm

This year, the five-day exhibition is expected to be much more muted than in past years due to the subdued state of flying and travel amid the Covid-19 pandemic

People flee homes as quakes strike southern Iran, killing at least one: Report

November 14, 2021 8:38 pm

The quakes measured 6.3 and 6.4 magnitude, jolting the province of Hormozgan, state TV said, and the tremors were felt across the gulf in Dubai.

Centre nixes Kerala govt officials trip to UAE: State Industries Minister calls it objectionable

November 09, 2021 10:11 pm

The minister said that permission to visit the UAE from November 10 to 12 was denied by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) without giving any reason.

DUBAI PHOTOS

World’s largest and tallest observation wheel in Dubai opens with firework show; see pics

October 23, 2021 2:30 pm

The wheel will offer over 19 customisable experiences, and it is the ultimate celebration destination that has captured the imagination of the world.

Dubai is now home to the world's deepest pool for diving

July 17, 2021 2:52 pm

The World's deepest swimming pool for underwater diving has opened in Dubai. It is 15 metres deeper than any other pool, earning its place in Guinness World Records.

Inside Kajal Aggarwal's birthday celebrations in Dubai

June 23, 2019 6:42 am

Actor Kajal Aggarwal celebrated her 34th birthday in Dubai.

Mouni Roy is making the most of her vacation in Dubai

April 29, 2019 11:20 am

Mouni Roy, who was last seen in John Abraham starrer Romeo Akbar Walter (RAW), is having fun in Dubai.

Manish Malhotra's night out with Kapoor sisters Karisma, Kareena in Dubai

September 17, 2014 4:33 pm

Bollywood beauties Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor and Alia Bhatt kept their fans updated with the latest events in their lives.

Dubai Creek, heart of a changed city

June 17, 2014 5:27 pm

Dubai was transformed in little more than a generation from a tiny pearling and fishing port to a global trading hub.

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