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Dubai loosens up alcohol rules again to boost economic recovery

Dubai again has loosened laws governing alcohol sales and possession as the sheikhdom tries to claw its way out of an economic depression. The sales also serve as…

Emirates To Operate Special Flights To Five Cities In India

Emirates will operate special repatriation flights to five cities in India Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram from 20 until 31 August. The special flights will facilitate travel…

Indians to get e-passports from next year

Indian citizens will likely get e-passports, starting in 2021. Reportedly, anyone seeking a reissuance or opt for applying for a new passport in 2021, would be able to…

UAE Authorities advice Dubai’s Indian Hindu community to celebrate Ganesh festival at home

Authorities in the UAE are advising the Indian community to celebrate the Ganesh festival at home and limit visitors to immediate family members to prevent the spread of…

Etihad to operate special flights from Abu Dhabi to 3 Indian cities from August 21

Etihad Airways will operate a series of special passenger flights from the UAE capital Abu Dhabi to three Indian cities, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai, starting from August 21….

Air India Express mandates valid COVID test report for Indians flying out of these UAE airports

All passengers departing from Abu Dhabi airport on Air India Express flights must possess negative COVID-19 PCR test reports. The test should have been conducted within 96 hours…

Chennai airport resumes international flights between UAE and Tamil Nadu

International flights at India’s Chennai International Airport have resumed after a four-month suspension. The airport in the state of Tamil Nadu is the third busiest in the country,…

Vande Bharat Mission phase 6 to begin on September 1, 2020

India has announced the sixth phase of its repatriation drive, Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) from September 1, 2020, and will be carried out until October 24, 2020. Civil…

Indian court prevents NMC Founder B.R. Shetty from selling ‘certain’ assets

A commercial court in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru has temporarily restrained Shetty from selling certain assets following a petition filed by Commercial Bank of Dubai, according…

UAE grants three-month grace period for Residents overstaying with Expired Visas after March 1

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has said that all those UAE residents whose visas have expired before March 1 will be granted a three-month grace…