Investcorp in $350 million US residential property deal

The properties in Orlando, Highpoint Club and Montevista at ... market and has been ranked third in the US for employment growth. Investcorp, in which Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company is the largest shareholder with a 20 per cent stake, saw ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler pardons 149 Indian prisoners

Kerala, India: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced amnesty for Indians serving sentences in Sharjah jails in financial and non-criminal cases. The amnesty applies to 149 prisoners ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah may aid three Kerala proposals

Kerala’s proposal to establish a cultural complex, an education hub, and a family city for Malayalis in Sharjah has found resonance with the ruler of the emirate who is currently on a visit to the State. A joint communique issued by Sheikh Sultan bin ... ( read original story ...)

Keralites in Sharjah jails to be released soon

Prisoners of all nationalities in jails in Sharjah who have completed three years of incarceration and who do not have any criminal case registered against them would be set free under a general amnesty. They include 149 Indians, including Keralites ... ( read original story ...)

149 Indian prisoners in Sharjah to be released

A total of 149 Indians serving prison terms for minor and financial offences in Sharjah will be released following the amnesty declared here by the Emirate's visiting ruler Sultan Bin Mohammed Al- Quasimi. The announcement came in response to a request by ... ( read original story ...)

Driverless hover-taxi makes first ‘concept’ flight in Dubai

Dubai has edged closer to its goal of launching a pioneering hover-taxi service, with the authorities announcing a successful "concept" flight was made on Monday without passengers. Safety features for the two-seater air taxi include emergency parachutes ... ( read original story ...)

UAE to build Dh500m Mars Scientific City

Abu Dhabi: The UAE on Tuesday revealed plans to build a city called Mars Scientific City, a Dh500 million project that will simulate life on Mars. The announcement was made on the first day of the annual government meetings in Abu Dhabi. The Mars ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai tests drone taxi service

Dubai has conducted its first test of a drone taxi service that it hopes will become a viable transportation system in the city. The two-seater, 18-rotor unmanned vehicle took off for a five-minute flight above a strip of sand on the Gulf coast. The flight ... ( read original story ...)