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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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World Cup: India blind cricketers to play in UAE amid tensions with Pakistan

New Delhi: The Indian blind cricket team left for the United Arab Emirates Saturday to take part in the World Cup after failing to secure permission to play in Pakistan. India had been due to play Pakistan, who they beat in the 2014 Blind Cricket World Cup final, in Faisalabad on Monday. But instead Pakistan…

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Yemen civil war: Norway suspends arms sales to UAE as part of ‘precautionary line’

NEWS DESK: Norway has suspended exports of munitions and arms to the United Arab Emirates as a “precautionary line,” based on its assessment of the situation in Yemen, reported The Independent. A Saudi-led coalition including the UAE has been fighting Shia rebels in the country for nearly three years. Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide said…

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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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Hang me if corruption claims against me are proved: Dar

LONDON: Ishaq Dar rejected the allegations of corruption leveled towards him by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Samaa reported. Speaking exclusively with Samaa TV, Dar challenged his political rivals to prove the allegations against him. He added, “hang me if the allegations are proven true”. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader stated that the most…

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Wake-up call for the PCB

The whole cricket community across the country in fact has shown serious anger against the recent Future tour plan (FTP) for 2019-2023 which has been finalized by the ICC, where Pakistan is almost degraded to the level of minnows like Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland. According to the new FTP, Pakistan has been given 121…

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No suspension of visa, Pakistani visitors are welcome: UAE

DUBAI: The Dubai authorities have dismissed as mere rumours some media reports that UAE has suspended visit visa for Pakistanis. There were reports in some segments of Pakistani media that the UAE General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs has issued a notification suspending issuance of UAE visas for Pakistanis. A fake notice which is…

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Video: Meera obliges fans for selfies at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

SHARJAH: Watch Pakistani actress Meera oblige fans for selfies and photographs during a match of the T10 Cricket League being held in the city, on Friday. Pakistani personalities from the world of showbiz can’t be kept away from cricket and Meera is certainly no exception. During a match of the T10 Cricket League, the actress…

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Video: British singer Tanya Wells croons ‘Chaar Chiragh Tere’

DUBAI: A recent video of British singer Tanya Wells has been going viral in which the songstress can be seen and heard singing a beautiful rendition of the popular folklore Chaar Chiragh Tere. Tanya Wells is indeed gifted with a melodious voice that she has often used to perfection when crooning songs by Pakistani legends…

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T10 Cricket League: All you need to know about the tournament…

SHARJAH: The T10 Cricket League will commence in Sharjah on Thursday and the latest innovation to the game of cricket–wherein each side gets 10 overs a piece to smash as many sixes and fours as it can–is sure to generate lots of excitement and ecstacy among fans of the globally popular sport. Read also :…

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Afghanistan demolish Ireland in first ODI

IRELAND 100/all out in 31.4 overs Afghanistan won by 138 runs END OF OVER:31 | 3 Runs | IRE: 95/9 (144 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.06, RRR: 7.57) END OF OVER:30 | 1 Run 1 Wkt | IRE: 92/9 (147 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 3.06, RRR: 7.35) END OF OVER: 29…

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Yemen’s Houthi group says it fired missile toward Abu Dhabi nuclear reactor

DUBAI: Yemen’s Houthi group has fired a cruise missile towards a nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the group’s television service said on its website on Sunday, without providing any evidence, reported Reuters. “The missile force announces the launching of a winged cruise missile … towards the al-Barakah nuclear reactor…

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Watch out for Sarfaraz Ahmed’s little brother

KARACHI: Brother of Pakistani cricket captain and wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmed, is all set to follow in his footsteps and make a name for himself in the world of cricket. Sarfaraz Ahmed is the captain of the national cricket team that has recently won big at the international stage. Not only that, he has recently undertaken…

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Up to 85% off as massive ‘White Friday’ sale starts

The four-day “White Friday” sale has begun with offers of up to 85% off on some 8 million items for customers in the Middle East. Branded items — shoes, electronics, home appliances, watches, accessories — are on offer from Dubai-based online store Souq.com, which hopes to rope in up to half-a-million deals this year. To…

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PM Hariri back in Lebanon after shock resignation

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister Saad Hariri returned to his home country late Tuesday, on the eve of its independence day and after a nearly three-week absence dominated by his surprise resignation. Hariri stepped down from his post in a televised address on November 4 from Saudi Arabia and then remained in Riyadh, where he spent…

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New law to ban unauthorised religious activities in UAE

DUBAI: The Federal National Council has passed a new draft law imposing fines and jail term on anyone holding religious lectures and lessons or memorisation of the Holy Quran gatherings without approval. The new draft law to the effect was passed on Tuesday. A prison sentence and/or a fine will be handed to anyone in…

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Fairies, brides in black descend on Arab Fashion Week

DUBAI: Fairies, brides in black and hand-knit dolls take the runway in Dubai this week for the fifth Arab Fashion Week, a five-day affair focussed on instantly available “ready couture” and pre-collections. At the opening shows Wednesday night, ballgowns and evening gowns appeared in full force, with Lebanese designer Saher Dia showcasing a collection inspired…

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Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders as UAE examines bank accounts

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts. The UAE central bank has requested commercial banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide details of…

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US urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack

RIYADH: The United States called Tuesday for international action to hold Iran to account after Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of “direct military aggression” over a Yemeni rebel missile attack near Riyadh. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels also threatened to attack ports and airports in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, escalating a crisis between Riyadh…

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Future of the Women in Green

By Arsalan Iqtidar Khan  Who would have thought 5 years back that team of girls from Pakistan would go on to beat a team from a country which holds proper domestic circuit down under in New Zealand. Like every field women are coming forward and showing their skills in cricket. We are still far behind…

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Najam Sethi says will try to ensure PSL final is played in Karachi

LAHORE: PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday that he would try to ensure that the final of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League is played in Karachi.  Speaking to media personnel, Najam Sethi said that by February, the stadium in Karachi will be prepared to host PSL matches. He also said that…

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