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Get fit and make money

DUBAI: Want to get fit and make money? You can get Dh500 per every kilogramme you lose, by simply participating in a 10-week fitness challenge co-launched by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the RAK hospital. The ‘RAK Biggest Weight Loser Challenge’ – open to all Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) residents over the age…

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Here’s how Pakistanis can get good character certificate for UAE work visa

DUBAI: The UAE government recently made good character certificates mandatory for getting a work visa in the country. As per a decision of the Council of Ministers No. (1/8) of 2017, which has been adopted recently by the Dubai Police Coordination Committee, the applicant should provide the certificate from the home country or from the…

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WATCH: Official promo for PSL 3

The official promo for the third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) was released. Renowned national and international stars will perform in the opening ceremony and the tournament will kick off on 22nd February 2018 at Dubai Cricket Stadium.

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Abida Parveen, Jason Derulo, Shehzad Roy to perform in PSL 3 opening ceremony

LAHORE: The third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to enthrall millions of cricket fans across the world. For the third year in succession the tournament would be launched through a glittering opening ceremony on Thursday, February 22 at the Dubai International Stadium (DSC) featuring international quality stars. The following is the Artists line-up…

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Several injured in 44-vehicle pile-up in Abu Dhabi

DUBAI: At least 22 people were injured in a pile-up involving 44 vehicles on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Street (Abu Dhabi-Dubai road) on Tuesday. The incident, which occurred at about 8.08am after the Kizad Bridge in Al Samha, was caused by the low-visibility due to heavy fog that blanked parts of the emirate, police said….

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Dubai airport retains top international spot in 2017

DUBAI: Dubai airport was the world’s busiest for international passengers in 2017 for the fourth year running, with 88.2 million travellers, a statement said on Monday. International traffic at the UAE airport increased by 4.6 million passengers or 5.5 percent compared to the previous year, operator Dubai Airports announced, despite a laptop ban temporarily imposed…

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PSL 3 schedule and venues announced

The PSL schedule for the 2018 edition has been released and will kick-start from February 22 in Dubai. All PSL 3 matches will be played at 4 venues – Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore, and Karachi as announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Pakistan Super League (PSL) 3 2018 Schedule, Live Scores, News and Results Peshawar…

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Watch: Bakhtawar Bhutto takes on daunting zip line ride in Dubai

Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, the daughter of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, enjoyed an adventurous zip line ride in Dubai. Set in Dubai Marina, the XLine is not only the world’s longest urban zip line, but also one of the steepest and fastest, measuring one kilometre, with an incline of 16° and travelling at an average…

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Dubai claims title of ‘Largest Cup of Tea in the World’

ISLAMABAD: Dubai made history by serving ‘largest cup of tea in the world’ at the Global Village. President of Emirates Culinary Guild, Chef Uwe Micheel told Gulf News that at least 38 chefs belonging to different restaurants prepared 5,000 litres of milky tea, which was placed in a 3.66-metre cup with a top rim diameter…

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Actress Maya Ali showers praise on Imran Khan

LAHORE: Pakistani actress Maya Ali showered praises on PTI chief Imran Khan after attending a fundraising dinner for the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Dubai from a few days ago. In a lengthy Instagram post, Maya Ali was full of praise for the cricketer-turned-politician, stating that Imran Khan had been the one who had…

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PSL 3 tickets go on sale

LAHORE: Tickets for 13 Sharjah matches of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League are up for sale now. There will be two legs played at the historic Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The first leg begins with a match between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators on Thursday February 28, the second leg will commence from…

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Mahira Khan, Maya Ali grace ‘record-breaking’ SKMH fundraiser

DUBAI: The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) fundraising gala dinner in Dubai was a star-studded event last night. Even though Imran Khan has a celebrity presence of his own, Mahira Khan and Maya Ali, graced the occasion. They are brand ambassadors of the SKMH Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. The gala was also attended and hosted…

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Want to become rich in UAE? Avoid these mistakes

DUBAI: Here are five money habits you must break in order to have a financially prosperous future. Are you stuck with money habits that are getting you nowhere? When we make poor financial decisions daily, these end up becoming habits, and these habits can have long-lasting consequences. Simply put, your financial behaviour can either make…

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Mehwish Hayat celebrated her birthday in Dubai! Check out pictures here:

NEWS DESK: Pakistani beauty Mehwish Hayat celebrated her birthday on January 6 in Dubai. She posted pictures on her Instagram account. Check out her birthday pictures: Humayun Saeed also wished the Pakistani star: Happy birthday to one of the most energetic hardworking and focused actors I have worked with. Keep shining, Mehwish Hayat my super…

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Dubai’s famous floating house sinks

The famous underwater floating house in Dubai sank due to high waves, police confirmed, according to Khaeej Times. The floating villa in Dubai – off Burj Al Arab – sank on Wednesday due to rough sea. The police added that nobody was on board at the time of the incident and concerned authorities were attempting to…

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Skype blocked in UAE

DUBAI: Skype, the popular software that allows users to make voice and video calls between computers, mobile phones and tablet devices via internet, has been blocked in the UAE. According to a tweet by UAE-based telecom company Etisalat, the access to Skype has been blocked over unlicensed VoIP calls. “The access to the Skype app…

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Roads, Metro Station closed as Dubai crowd rushes for New Year fireworks

Dubai: The city is adding laser show to its main midnight fireworks on the world’s tallest tower, the 828-metre Burj Khalifa. Road around Dubai have started closing ahead of the grand New Year celebrations around the city under the traffic plan. Dubai’s New Year’s Eve fireworks extravaganza to herald the start of 2013 became a…

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New Year celebrations start across globe

SYDNEY: The New Year celebrations have started across the globe. Samoa, the tiny pacific island was the first country to welcome in 2018, with New Zealand following an hour later. Half a tonne of fireworks were set off from Auckland’s Sky Tower as the clock struck midnight at 11am GMT. Meanwhile, Australians are welcoming 2018…

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Australia kicks off New Year parties with dazzling fireworks

Sydney, Australia: Australia’s largest city Sydney welcomed 2018 with dazzling fireworks, amid strict security for the nation’s festivities as celebrations begin worldwide. More than 1.5 million spectators were packing Sydney’s foreshore to watch tonnes of pyrotechnics light up the night sky, just hours after New Zealand became the first major nation to celebrate. Thousands turned…

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Imran Khan makes fresh revelations about Ishaq Dar, Sharif family

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan claimed that Ishaq Dar is Nawaz Sharif’s front man who has 52 luxurious villas in Dubai.  Speaking in a press conference on Friday, Khan said that Ishaq Dar considers the nation as fool while Shehbaz Sharif continues the gimmicks. He claimed that he will soon disclose how Dar became a…

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Authorities step up efforts to retrieve Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets

KARACHI: Authorities and investigators in Pakistan have stepped up efforts to bring back Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets, SAMAA reported on Saturday.  Uzair Baloch was one of the most feared gangsters in Lyari until he was arrested by Rangers earlier this year. Investigators have found out that the Lyari gang-war leader owns several assets abroad in…

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