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Friday, January 22, 2021



Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

January 19, 2021 3:30 pm

Since becoming one of the world's first destinations to open up for tourism, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state's economy.

Can you travel to Dubai for the Covid-19 vaccine? Not yet

January 14, 2021 8:45 am

So far, the Middle Eastern country, which is offering the vaccine free of cost to all citizens, has been able to inoculate 8 per cent of its population and plans to cover at least half of its residents within the first quarter of this year.

Dubai’s crown prince 'races' on his cycle against ostriches

January 05, 2021 10:51 am

Describing it as a ‘close call’, the video which was posted by the prince himself on Instagram shows him trying to beat the fastest birds on land with his bicycle.

Indian expat in UAE bags Guinness World Record with 8.2 sq mt giant pop-up greeting card

January 02, 2021 8:19 pm

Ramkumar Sarangapani, a Dubai resident, now holds the most number of world records by an individual in the UAE and India.

Malls for peace

January 02, 2021 7:48 am

Flood of Israeli tourists in Dubai shows that, like war, peace can come by other means.

Dubai to offer free Pfizer-BioNTech virus shots from Wednesday

December 23, 2020 3:11 pm

Dubai's media office tweeted that the vaccine will be offered free of charge in an extensive campaign. Dubai locked down the city for about a month earlier this year to halt the spread of the virus.

Preity Zinta shares glimpses of Kings XI Punjab bio bubble; take a look

October 30, 2020 2:48 pm

"It’s tough if you are a free bird like me but then it’s 2020 and one must appreciate that IPL is actually happening in the middle of a pandemic," said KXIP co-owner Preity Zinta

Want to work remotely? Take a flight to Dubai!

October 26, 2020 6:04 pm

The city in the United Arab Emirates has announced a 'one-year virtual working programme' that will allow remote workers and their families to stay for up to a year while working for their organisations in other countries

Indian boy in Dubai designs easy solution to hang heavy objects from the wall without drilling holes

October 24, 2020 5:58 pm

KLAPiT uses an alpha steel tape to adhere to the wall and a beta steel tape to hang the object. The neodymium magnet holds the entire assembly together, including the object being mounted.

Travelling to Dubai? Make sure you have a confirmed return ticket on you

October 22, 2020 6:45 pm

The move is being explained as a precautionary measure that the UAE city is taking to control the influx of people from other countries, especially high-risk ones


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.