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Uber wants to launch ‘flying cars’ by 2020

SAN FRANCISCO: Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.

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Customs foil smartphone smuggling bid at Multan Airport

MULTAN: Customs officials foiled smartphones smuggling at Multan International Airport on Sunday morning, Samaa reported. According to details, the customs officials seized a large quantity of smartphones from a private airliner which landed at Multan Airport from Dubai. Four people were taken into customs. Customs officials stated that the cost of the recovered cellphones was…

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Oil output cuts pressure Mideast economic growth: IMF

DUBAI: Economic growth in Saudi Arabia and most other Arab oil exporters will slow this year following production cuts aimed at propping up energy prices, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. In its latest World Economic Outlook report, the IMF cut its 2017 growth forecast for the region comprising the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan…

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Fawad Khan becomes helping hand for wife

Pakistani actor Fawad Khan is currently in Dubai where he is helping his wife in exhibiting her bridal collection. He said that he support to his wife as much as he can. Large number of the actor’s fans also thronged to the exhibition and took selfies with him.

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IMF reaffirms support to economic reforms of Pakistan

DUBAI: International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reaffirmed its support to Pakistan’s economic reform program. In a statement after discussions with Pakistani authorities in Dubai, the head of IMF staff team, Harald Finger said Pakistan is in a position to set its economy on a high growth path. He said after three years of reforms, Pakistan…

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Will contest elections if I don’t find work in Dubai: Meera

DUBAI: Controversial Pakistani actress Meera said on Wednesday that she would contest the upcoming general elections to be held next year, if she is not successful in finding suitable work in Dubai. Meera has been raising eyebrows every now and then for her controversial videos or catchy remarks (as well as her linguistic abilities). As…

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Dar arrives in Dubai for consultations with IMF team

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar arrived in Dubai Friday to join the Pakistan delegation for the ongoing Article -IV consultations with the IMF team. He is leading the Pakistan side while IMF team is being led by Harald Finger, IMF Mission Chief to Pakistan, said a statement issued here by the ministry. The…

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Pakistani man pardons 10 Indians for killing his son

ABU DHABI: A Pakistani man has pardoned ten Indians who were convicted for killing his son in Abu Dhabi in 2015, in exchange for blood money. According to details, ten Indians were convicted by a UAE court for killing a Pakistani man named Muhammad Farhan after an altercation. However, his father Muhammad Riaz has agreed…

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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’. pic.twitter.com/RFgMBcH3ik — Meera Irtaza (@TheMeeraJee) March 3, 2017 pic.twitter.com/TT7GhafTqO — 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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