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UAE Weather: Strong Winds, Blowing Dust To Reduce Visibility On Roads

UAE Weather: Strong Winds, Blowing Dust To Reduce Visibility On Roads

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The sea will be slight to moderate in Arabian Gulf. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has predicted fair weather with partly cloudy at times. pic.twitter.com/dv8dhkiHPs — المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media) 23 April 2018 Blowing wind with visibility of 2000 metres was reported over Sweihan today morning. Abu Dhabi International airpot, Al Bateen airport and Al Maktoum Airport also witnessed blowing dust today. pic.twitter.com/ZChAFLuPzR — المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media) 23 April 2018 pic.twitter.com/mx0l4qwD2d — المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media) 23 April 2018 The NCM has warned about fresh southeasterly winds blowing dust and causing poor visibility of less than 3,000 meters over some coastal and internal areas till 4.30pm on Monday. The amount
Video: Two Filipinos arrested for helping maids escape in Kuwait

Video: Two Filipinos arrested for helping maids escape in Kuwait

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Authorities took action after citizens complained about domestic helpers being lured by strangers. Inspectors in Kuwait have detained two Filipinos as they were 'enticing' Filipina housemaids to escape from their employers' households, Kuwait Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Sunday. In a statement issued by MoI, the pair confessed to the crime during interrogations, in addition to other similar offences committed in various regions of the country. "The duo admitted that they had encouraged Filipina domestic workers to escape." The authorities have launched investigations into such recurring cases following citizens' protests that their domestic helpers have been lured by strangers. فيديو جديد / انتهاكات السفارة الفلبينية .. تهريب خادمة من منزل معزبها في وضح النهار
UAE Expats Breaking Barriers To Adopt Babies

UAE Expats Breaking Barriers To Adopt Babies

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The Emirates Red Crescent Authority facilitates sponsoring arrangements in the UAE. When Dr Sitalakshmi Ramanan, an assistant professor with Higher Colleges of Technology, came face to face with Apoorva Sitalakshmi Ramanan for the first time, she instantly realised this is her little girl, and she needs to bring her home. "I first met her on March 15, 2013, in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, and Apoorva was just two and a half years old," said Dr Sitalakshmi, an Indian resident. "I'd taken my older daughter Poorvaja Subramanian to see her, and when she extended her hand, Apoorva held on to it and called her didi (older sister in Hindi). At that moment I felt my family is complete," she added. Even though it was the beginning of a year-long battle to bring Apoorva home to Dubai, Dr Sital...
Dubai Residence Visa Application Rejected? This Is What You Should Do

Dubai Residence Visa Application Rejected? This Is What You Should Do

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You may visit the GDRFA office in Dubai in person, to enquire the reason for rejection of the visa application. My husband's application for a Dubai residence visa, under my sponsorship, has been rejected three weeks after submission with no specific reason being given. I was informed during the waiting time that the application was under the scrutiny of the humanitarian committee. When we enquired at the Amer Centre, the official speculated that it might be because of my profession. A colleague with the same designation as mine is sponsoring her husband. What could be the reason for rejecting my application? Since you have not provided any information regarding your profession, remuneration and your designation mentioned in your visa, you may visit the GDRFA office in Dubai in p...
3 Arrested For Illegal ‘In-House’ Cosmetic Surgeries In UAE

3 Arrested For Illegal ‘In-House’ Cosmetic Surgeries In UAE

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The police also uncovered a variety of body injections and equipment that they use on their victims. The Abu Dhabi Police have arrested an African man and two Asian women for trafficking botox and other body injections into the country, as well as illegally conducting cosmetic procedures at peoples' homes. The police also uncovered a variety of body injections and equipment that they use on their victims, at a residential villa in Al Ain. Colonel Mubarak Saif Al Sabousi, director of the Al Ain Police, said the police received a tip-off about the group's illegal operation. The group was caught red-handed in Al Ain and were referred to the public prosecution. They confessed to illegal trafficking and unauthorised medical procedures and admitted to carrying on the act for four...
Flying Out Of Dubai? Leave For The Airport Early

Flying Out Of Dubai? Leave For The Airport Early

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Road works may result in delays. The Dubai international airport on Thursday issued an advisory to all passengers flying out of the emirate until Friday morning. "Dubai Airports advises customers travelling to DXB this weekend to allow extra time to reach the airport due to scheduled road works," the airport said. "Traffic delays on Airport Road in both directions may occur between the hours of 11am on Thursday, April 19, and 7am on Friday, April 20," the announcement added. Dubai Airports advises customers travelling to DXB this weekend to allow extra time to reach the airport due to scheduled road works. Traffic delays on Airport Road in both directions may occur between the hours of 11:00 on Thursday, April 19 and 07:00 on Friday, April 20. — Dubai Airports (@DubaiAirpo
Look Out For Lyrid Meteor Shower In UAE Skies Today

Look Out For Lyrid Meteor Shower In UAE Skies Today

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They can be seen without the aid of a telescope. Star-gazers and astronomy-enthusiasts are in for a blazing treat. Meteors hailing from the Lyre constellation, or 'Lyrids', can be seen from all over the world and if you're lucky, you can catch the spectacular show. Peak shower hours will be after midnight on Saturday, April 21 until the early hours of Sunday, April 22, as per Al Ittihad report. Residents will be able to see the meteors without the aid of a telescope. According to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, deputy director general of the Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences, "This phenomenon occurs every year from April 16 to 25. Some areas will see a heavy meteor shower, falling debris from a comet as earth passes through its orbit." He added that this phenomenon c...
Ramadan 2018: Guide For Fasting In UAE

Ramadan 2018: Guide For Fasting In UAE

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During the fast, the body rejuvenates itself and helps us detoxify by removing toxins from stomach. The Holy Month of Ramadan is expected to fall on May 17, while fasting hours are to exceed 13 hours a day. During the fast, the body rejuvenates itself and helps us detoxify by removing toxins from stomach, intestines and also boosts our immune system. With the scorching summer heat and a daily fasting period of about 15 hours, adapting to the changes in eating habits and daily routine affect different people in different ways. How to prepare your body for Ramadan routine Here are a few healthy ways to prepare your body for the routine of Ramadan: Food consumption: Begin reducing your meals to only moderate quantities. Having large meals will increase your appetite and make it m...
Woman’S Murder Mystery In Dubai Solved Within 24 Hours

Woman’S Murder Mystery In Dubai Solved Within 24 Hours

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The suspect told the police that he was upset with her and strangled her while she was going to washroom. The Dubai Police have arrested a Pakistani national for killing an Ethiopian woman over financial disputes. Giving details of the case, Major-General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, assistant commander-in-chief of the Dubai Police for criminal affairs, said the Dubai Police had received a report on the death of an African woman in her apartment in Al Baraha area. Khaleej Times has learnt that the police received information about a foul smell emanating from the apartment and rushed to the site. An Indian watchman told the police that the smell came from a flat in the second floor. When the police opened the flat, they found the decomposed body of a woman, who had died at least a f...
Man Accused Of Peddling Drugs Via Whatsapp In UAE

Man Accused Of Peddling Drugs Via Whatsapp In UAE

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According to the crime lab report, the driver's urine sample tested positive for traces of morphine and codeine. A man stood trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance, charged with promoting drugs on WhatsApp. The 41-year-old Pakistani, who worked as a driver, allegedly peddled drugs by sending messages on WhatsApp. Prosecutors accuse him of broadcasting information with the aim to peddle drugs and also of using narcotics. He was arrested on December 26, 2017, in Al Muraqqabat area. "We had a reliable source tipping us off that the accused was taking and possessing drugs for peddling at his place in Al Waheeda," a lieutenant with the Dubai Police anti-narcotics division said. "We raided his place and he was found in his room in the upper floor. An amount of Dh16,950 was found ...
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