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Sharjeel Memon was working as a marketing manager in UAE while he was a minister

NEWS DESK: Sharjeel Inam Memon was working as the marketing manager of a company in UAE while he was Sindh’s information minister, it emerged on Tuesday. An image of Sharjeel’s passport began circulating on some WhatsApp groups on Tuesday. People shared the image of social media, making jokes about him being a marketing manager. The…

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Indian man lands from Dubai carrying 407 grams of gold in rectum

NEWS DESK: In a first of its kind of crime reported at the Chandigarh International Airport, a man hailing from Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra was caught on Monday smuggling 407 grams of 24-carat gold, concealed in his rectum, reported Hindustan Times. The accused, Deepak Kumar, had arrived from Dubai in an Indigo flight in the morning….

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Video: Shahbaz distanced himself from Gulf Steel Mills

ISLAMABAD: It was pointed out shockingly in the JIT report that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had distanced himself from the functioning of the Gulf Steel Mills and had also refused to verify his signature on the Share Sales Agreement of 1978 of the mill.  This means that Shahbaz Sharif has refused to recognize his own…

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Asif Zardari leaves for Dubai after health deteriorates

DUBAI: Co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Asif Ali Zardari, fell ill on Saturday and went to Dubai to have a detailed medical examination. According to details, Asif Ali Zardari had been suffering from mental and physical weakness for a couple of days. The former President’s blood and sugar levels are also not normal. Owing…

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Dubai launches pink ambulance for women

A pink responder ambulance designated to give emergency treatment to women, both pregnant and non-pregnant, handle deliveries, injuries among children and shift them to hospitals was launched recently, reported Khaleej Times. Khalifa Al Drai, the Executive Director of the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS), said that the pink responder is the latest service of…

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Emirates, Turkish say laptop ban lifted on US flights

The United States has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on US-bound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) said on Wednesday, reported Reuters. The announcements come three days after restrictions were lifted on Etihad Airways’ hub Abu Dhabi International Airport. The ban was lifted ‘effective…

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Aleem Dar retains place in ICC elite panel of umpires

DUBAI: Pakistani umpire retained his spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) elite panel of umpires for 2017-2018 season. According to ICC, the unchanged Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for the 2017-18 season was announced on Sunday following the annual review and selection process. The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for 2017-2018 season will…

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10 ways how Qatar’s economy will be affected by the Saudi-led boycott

The severing of ties by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain and Maldives with Qatar is obviously going to impact the economy of the oil-rich gulf country. Here are 10 important things you should know about the whole scenario and how it will play out with Qatar:- 1. Qatar imports a huge quantity of perishable goods…

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Qatar and its neighbors may lose billions from diplomatic split

  DOHA: A diplomatic rift between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors may cost them billions of dollars by slowing trade and investment and making it more expensive for the region to borrow money as it grapples with low oil prices. With an estimated $335 billion of assets in its sovereign wealth fund, Qatar looks able…

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PCB, BCCI to meet in Dubai today

DUBAI: A meeting between Pakistani and Indian Cricket Boards officials is being held in Dubai on Monday. Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Monday, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Sheheryar Khan said Pakistan and India had signed an agreement to play different cricket series from 2014 to 2023, but India has backed out. Chairman PCB Sheheryar…

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Video: Dubai deploys “Robocop”

Dubai Police has announced its first “Robocop” has joined the city’s force to patrol city malls and tourist attractions. The robot, which was unveiled at the emirate’s Gulf Information and Security Expo and Conference, is the first of a planned fleet of bots that will begin working with the force, who say they also hope…

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Watch Video: Nadia Khan’s daughter assaulted by Hollywood Actor

 Television host and Pakistani actress Nadia Khan has filed a police complaint against the CEO of a prevalent American talent hunt agency, accusing him of assaulting her  14 year old  daughter Alizah Khan during an audition in Dubai last week. Here are some pictures that she posted to support her claim: She also added…

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Little women stand tall at Dubai fashion show

DUBAI: Like all working mums, Colleen Theriault has her hands full with her four-year-old son and a full-time career as head baker at a patisserie in the US state of North Carolina. But the 24-year-old is also an advocate for a budding movement that is breaking into the international fashion scene. Its models, like their…

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Planning to get married in Dubai? Read the guideline

DUBAI: If you are planning on getting married in Dubai, be sure to firm up the paperwork first. Like every other formality, getting married in Dubai has its own set process. Depending on your nationality, citizenship and residency status, planning your dream wedding in Dubai could range from the straightforward and simple to time-consuming. In…

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Do’s and don’ts to avoid UAE visa ban

If you are working in the UAE, it is crucial for you to know the different types of visa ban rules that apply to the region. A visa ban prohibits a person from entering the country or taking up a new job. It is important to know the dos and don’ts to make sure you…

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Easy way to get UAE visa for parents

Here’s some good news for Pakistanis whose jobs in United Arab Emirates (UAE) keep them from visiting their parents in Pakistan, and want them to come live with you. The UAE government has come up with new regulations that make it easy for UAE expatriates to get resident visa for their parents. Who can sponsor…

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Aseefa, Bakhtawar have happy moments with Amir Khan

DUBAI: Pakistan-origin British boxer Aamir Khan and his wife spent a day with the daughters of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari in Dubai. Accompanied with his wife, Faryal, the boxing king gave physical training including boxing and yoga to the two sisters—Aseefa and Bakhtawar. Four of them can be seen in happy…

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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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