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Weary flyers shrug as Middle East laptop ban takes off

DUBAI/DOHA: A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect Saturday — with less fanfare and frustration than expected. From Dubai to Doha, passengers on dozens of flights checked in their electronic devices, many shrugging off the measure as yet another…

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Video: Rare hailstorm, thundershowers in Dubai

DUBAI: Thundershowers continued across the UAE on Saturday, a day after heavy rain and hailstorm fell on parts of the emirates, disrupting the air traffic. The national weather bureau said the weather will remain unstable, with clouds and more rain expected to fall across the country. Dark clouds and lightning were also seen in Dubai…

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Unusual thunderstorm hits UAE; hundreds of flights delayed

DUBAI: Heavy rains, coupled with thunderbolt and lighting that hit the country on Friday, has sent air traffic into a tailspin, causing delays in more than 100 flights. According to Gulf News report, the inclement weather brought different intensities of rain that fell over scattered areas of the country, triggering a number of road accidents….

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Video: Mahira Khan apology to Ranbir Kapoor?

The video of Mahira Khan folding hands in front of Ranbir Kapoor went viral on social media in a Dubai ceremony. What is the inside story? Is it apology, anger and certain other worry. Know more in this video.

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Mahira Khan rubs shoulders with Ranbir in Dubai

  DUBAI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor rubbed shoulders at a recent event in Dubai on Monday. Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor have not worked together but ever since her Bollywood debut, the Pakistani diva has made her mark in the Indian film industry. The two met each other at the Global…

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Meera enjoys watching PSL matches in Dubai

DUBAI: Famed for her amusing English-speaking talent, Pakistani actress Meera enjoyed watching recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Dubai. She also thanked PSL chairman Najam Sethi for providing passes of the match, calling him ‘my hero’. — Meera Irtaza (@TheMeeraJee) March 3, 2017 — Meera Irtaza (@TheMeeraJee) March 3, 2017 “Thank you…

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Video: Chris Gayle gets biggest fan from India

Indian citizen, Tauseef, happens to be of little height but he is great fan of Chris Gayle. He came to see his hero from Bangalore. Shoaib Jutt introduces us to this cricket fan.

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PSL 2017: Gayle magic lifts Karachi Kings to playoffs

DUBAI: Karachi Kings sealed berth in Pakistan Super League (PSL) playoffs by winning their match against Islamabad United on Sunday night with six wickets. The first qualifying Final of the tournament will be played on Tuesday at Sharjah. Second qualifying final will be played on Wednesday at the same venue. Similarly, third qualifying final will…

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PSL 2017: Karachi beat Islamabad to send Lahore packing

DUBAI:Karachi Kings Sunday beat Islamabad United by 6 wickets to qualify for next round of the Pakistan Super League’s second edition starting Tuesday. Karachi’s win means Lahore Qalandars are out of the tournament. Chasing 124 to win, Karachi Kings got home in the final over courtesy Chris Gayle’s quick fire 44 runs off 17 balls….

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3rd phase of PSL starts today

DUBAI: Third phase of Pakistan Super League will start today (Thursday) in Dubai where Karachi Kings will take on Quetta Gladiators. On the points table, Quetta Gladiators stand first with 7 points, Lahore Qalandars second, while Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi on third and fourth positions respectively. Karachi Kings will be out of the tournament…

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3rd phase of PSL from Thursday

DUBAI: Third phase of Pakistan Super League (PSL) starts in Dubai from Thursday with a match between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators. As per points table, Quetta Gladiators stand on first position, Lahore Qalandars second and Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi are on third and fourth positions respectively. Karachi Kings will be out of the…

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Must visit eatery in Dubai: PF Changs

By: Filza Jawad Hai Dubai is a multicultural city comprising of only 12% of local born Emiratis and the rest are people from different cultures and countries. Which is why it’s been challenging in identifying their national dishes. However, there are variety of cuisines and cultures that have inspired Dubai. One of the exotic eateries…

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Video: Dubai finds novel way of transport

Traffic gridlocks are a newfound problems in the cities with authorities eagerly looking for ways to surmount the issue. Dubai has a novel way to tackle the issue. What is this? Watch in this video.

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Dubai to become first city to have driverless flying cars

DUBAI: Dubai skies are set to be abuzz with driverless flying cars within months, the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday, in what will mark another world’s first for the city. The RTA, in collaboration with the Chinese firm Ehang, has carried out the first test run of an autonomous aerial vehicle…

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Quetta outclass Karachi by seven wickets in PSL

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators thrashed Karachi Kings by seven wickets in the fifth match of the second edition the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

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PSL2017: Peshawar beat Karachi by seven wickets

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings by seven wickets in the third T20 match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

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Suspended PSL players sent home

Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, the two Pakistani cricketers who were provisionally suspended under its anti-corruption code, have been sent home, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman said. According to PCB spokesman, the suspension was part of an ongoing investigation into an international syndicate which is believed to be attempting to corrupt the Pakistan Super League…

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Sarfaraz gets ODI captaincy

DUBAI: Wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed has been appointed as captain of Pakistan’s ODI side after Azhar Ali decided to step down as skipper of the format. The decision was made by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in a huddle attended by all board members hours before the country’s premier cricket event Pakistan Super League in Dubai….

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By: Saim Khan As HBL PSL 2 is coming closer the excitement is increasing day by day. Several players from all over the world are joining their respective teams in U.A.E. The successful event of players draft took place in October in Dubai. The presence of top players who were not there in first season…

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Dubai welcomed record 14.9 million visitors in 2016

Dubai welcomed a record 14.9 million visitors in 2016, the city’s tourism department said Tuesday, as the Gulf emirate capitalised on its reputed safety in a region wracked by turmoil. The city-state, one of seven sheikhdoms that make up the United Arab Emirates, aims to attract 20 million visitors annually by 2020 when it hosts…

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Glittering PSL 2017 trophy unveiled in Dubai

DUBAI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 trophy was unveiled in a spectacular ceremony and press conference held today at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The dazzling ‘Spirit Trophy’ designed by Swarovski captures the spirit of Pakistan cricket. The trophy was unveiled by Najam Sethi, Chairman PSL and captains of the five franchises. Managing Director…

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