Dubai’s Earth Hour savings since 2008 show unwavering energy

Dubai: For just nine Earth Hours that Dubai participated in ... both at a grass roots and up to government level,” Abdul Latif told Gulf News. “Here in the UAE, the leadership has been at the forefront of this change, with the establishment of the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants

The United Arab Emirates has suspended shipments from six Brazilian meat plants and told importers to recall any of their products from local stores. The six plants are operated by JJZ Alimentos, Frango D M Industria E Comercio De Alimentos, Frigorifico ... ( read original story ...)

Hundreds of flights delayed by thunderstorms in UAE

Dubai, Abu Dhabi: Heavy rains, coupled with thunderbolt and lighting that hit the country from pre-dawn to early morning on Friday, has sent air traffic into a tailspin, causing delays in more than 100 flights, both inbound and outbound, Gulf News has learnt. ( read original story ...)

Thunderstorms delay numerous in-bound flights into UAE

Dubai, Abu Dhabi: Heavy rains, coupled with thunderbolt and lighting that hit the country from pre-dawn to early morning on Friday, has sent air traffic into a tailspin, causing dozens of delays especially for in-bound flights, Gulf News has learnt. ( read original story ...)

Catch Dubai Aquarium’s baby otters make a splash

Dubai: Cuddlesome to the extreme, four baby otters, or pups as they are called, are the latest additions to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s happy flock. Spring time, which usually heralds the arrival of the little ones in the animal kingdom has ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai buildings told to improve escalator safety

"It (fine) could be higher if other safety aspects are not found to be compliant," he told Gulf News. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality issued the circular requiring all buildings and shopping centres to provide adequate safety ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Aquarium’s otter pups make a splash

Dubai: Cuddlesome to the extreme, four baby otters, or pups as they are called, are the latest additions to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s happy flock. Spring time, which usually heralds the arrival of the little ones in the animal kingdom has ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai alerts children on home safety

Dubai: You may think your house is safe but with Dubai Municipality’s latest campaign, you will think twice. Authorities are targeting children in their latest campaign to alert them against the dangers hidden in their homes. The video shows how a ... ( read original story ...)

SRK must pay tax on notional rent from Dubai villa, rules ITAT

MUMBAI: Actor Shah Rukh Khan has to include notional rent from his Dubai villa in his income-tax return filed in India, the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has ruled. Khan had submitted to the ITAT that under the India-UAE tax treaty, income from ... ( read original story ...)