Abu Dhabi Week to be organised for the first time in India

The Abu Dhabi government's Department of Culture and Tourism is all set to organise the first-ever Abu Dhabi Week in India in order to promote trade and tourism to the United Arab Emirates. The week-long initiative to showcase the emirate's tourism ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s RTA closes Al Maktoum Bridge on Fridays for five weeks

Dubai: The Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is poised to carry out the annual maintenance of Al Maktoum Bridge as part of its strategic goals of safety, environmental sustainability and asset sustainability. The bridge will be closed for road ... ( read original story ...)

Prison term dropped for Scottish man in Dubai bar dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – An activist group says a three-month prison sentence has been dropped for a Scottish man in Dubai over touching another man's buttocks after an argument in a bar. Radha Stirling of Detained in Dubai says Jamie Harron's ... ( read original story ...)

UAE business is out to serve a taste of India

A UAE based business is intent on serving up a “taste of India”, first with scoops of its branded ice-cream, and more recently, through its move into basmati rice, butter and more. “None of our products are focused on India — they are all meant for ... ( read original story ...)

Decree issued on UAE tax Executive Regulations

DUBAI: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. 36 of 2017 on the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. 07 of 2017 on Tax Procedures. In addition, Shaikh ... ( read original story ...)

Frequent Dubai Metro commuters can win cash prizes

Dubai: Two lucky frequent travellers on Dubai Metro and other modes of public transport in Dubai could be in for a surprise prize of Dh50,000, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Sunday. Beginning Monday commuters using all modes of public ... ( read original story ...)

Diamantaires worried over 5% VAT proposed on diamonds in UAE

The value of diamonds traded in the UAE rose to $26 billion in 2016 ... This will take the sheen out of the diamond sector" Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device. ( read original story ...)