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Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan for Canada, lawyer confirms

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan for Canada, lawyer confirms

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Asia Bibi spent years in solitary confinement after her conviction. A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court. "I have inquired within available channels, and according to them she has left for Canada," Bibi's lawyer, Saif Ul Malook told Reuters. Pakistani TV channels Geo and ARY, citing unidentified sources, also reported Bibi had left the country. Pakistan's foreign ministry did not respond to requests for comment. Source
First time in 23 years; photo and videos go viral on social media.

First time in 23 years; photo and videos go viral on social media.

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A plane was even damaged during landing in one of the countries. Heavy snowfall has hit parts of Palestine, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan on April 21, 2019. This has happened for the first time in 23 years. A video that went viral on social media showed the snow-covered streets and trees in these Levant countries. The severity of snowfall was extreme in Palestine and Syria (as compared to Jordan) where the streets, houses as well as the cars were all covered in snow. View this post on Instagram . في مشهد لم يُسجل منذ 23 سنة تقريباً. .. نزول الثلوج على سوريا والأردن وفلسطين ولبنان اليوم 21 إبريل #الشارقة_للأخبار #الإمارات #سوريا #الأردن #فلسطين #لبنان #ثلوج #الطقس A post shared by الشارقة للأخبار (@sharjahnews) on Apr 21, 2019 at 9:25am PDT The snowfall in t
Tiktok app blocked  by Google after court order

Tiktok app blocked by Google after court order

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The company employs more than 250 people in India and had plans for more investment. Google has blocked access to the hugely popular video app TikTok in India to comply with a state court's directive to prohibit its downloads, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The move comes hours after a court in southern Tamil Nadu state refused a request by China's Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on its TikTok app, putting its future in one of its key markets in doubt. The state court had on April 3 asked the federal government to ban TikTok, saying it encouraged pornography and made child users vulnerable to sexual predators. Its ruling came after an individual launched a public interest litigation calling for a ban. The federal government had sen...
Common Reasons for Rejecting a UAE Visa Application

Common Reasons for Rejecting a UAE Visa Application

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Whether you are planning to come for work or travel purposes, you may need to apply for a visa to enter the UAE, depending on different factors. This shouldn’t be a problem as long as you have all the requirements, but what if your visa application gets denied or rejected? Immigration authorities in the UAE receive millions of visa applications each year. Some of these get approved, while others get rejected for one reason or another. Today’s article discusses some of the most common reasons why a visa application could get rejected. Reasons Why a UAE Visa Application Gets Denied If your visa application gets denied, UAE authorities will not give you the exact reason. Nonetheless, here are some of the most probable reasons for rejecting a visa application: 1 – You are female,
Now, you can control who adds you in WhatsApp group chats

Now, you can control who adds you in WhatsApp group chats

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WhatsApp rolled out a new privacy setting for groups. To give users more control over who could add them to a Group, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp announced a new privacy setting and Group invite system on Wednesday. On the Privacy menu under Groups, users would get three options to select from - 'Nobody', 'My Contacts' or 'Everyone'. "The 'Nobody' option means you'll have to approve joining every group to which you're invited and 'My Contacts' means only users you have in your address book can add you to groups," the company said in a statement. For users who choose the above settings, the person inviting them to a group would be prompted to send a private invite through an individual chat, giving users the choice of joining the group. People would have three da...
Rules for Housemaid Visa in UAE as Per Labour Law

Rules for Housemaid Visa in UAE as Per Labour Law

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Rules for housemaid visa in UAE: Do you know when a domestic worker wanted to get employment visa he/she should get a copy of contract which cover Domestic helper insurance policy of 20,000 AED? This contract should be given to all old domestic workers upon renewal of their contracts, simply who is already working in UAE will also get the copy of contract. What includes in Domestic Workers Contract: This contract covers 2 things under below benefits: A: Insured: Domestic Worker 1: Unpaid End of Service Benefits 2: Unpaid Salaries 3: Unpaid cost of Return Air Ticket to homeland 4: Unpaid Repatriation of mortal remains 5: Unpaid Work related Injuries 6: Gratuity (only if you have New TADBEER Contract from MOHRE) B: Insured: If TADBEER is the Hiring Employer: Reimbursement (r...
New Mall to Hire More than 2,000 Workers

New Mall to Hire More than 2,000 Workers

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Majid Al Futtaim, a leading retail pioneer in the MENA region, is getting ready to open its first shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE… My City Centre Masdar. Yay! ALSAs the name suggests, the AED 300 million community mall is located in Masdar City. Set to open in the second quarter of 2019, construction of the mall has created 1,500 new jobs during its “build out” phase — plus 2,000 more employment opportunities after the grand opening! New Mall to Hire More than 2000 Workers Upon Opening 1 My City Centre Masdar to Hire Over 2K Employees Based on the latest press release from Majid Al Futtaim, My City Centre Masdar shall: Feature more than 70 stores, including a Carrefour Hypermarket Include a variety of dining options for Masdar City residents & tourists
Over 1,000 Fake Passports and Documents Confiscated at Dubai Airports

Over 1,000 Fake Passports and Documents Confiscated at Dubai Airports

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According to Aqil Ahmed Al Najjar, consultant of the Document Examination Centre at GDRFA Dubai, they have been using the latest technology to discriminate forged documents and to identify new methods of producing counterfeit records in their commitment to block fraudsters and even wanted individuals from entering the UAE. More than 1,000 Counterfeit Passports and Other Documents Confiscated at Dubai Airports Among the counterfeit documents hauled in at Dubai Airports include residence cards and licenses for other countries. Over a Thousand Forged Documents Seized at Dubai Airports Other than passports and other travel documents GDFRA Dubai had also retrieved forged residence cards and licenses for other countries. Najjar cited that those who were able to enter the UAE via tr...
11 things to stop wasting your money on in 2019

11 things to stop wasting your money on in 2019

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Life is full of hidden costs that we need to get rid of in order to achieve our savings goals In 2019 many people's resolutions include saving money and becoming more conscious about our spending. Here are some ways we can make small changes that will save some money. 1.Bottled Water Stop buying bottles of water. It is bad for the environment and bad for your wallet. The most cost effective way to drink clean water is to invest in a filter that attaches itself to the tap. Your tap water will be clean enough for you to drink. You can also fill up bottles at home and take them out with you wherever you go. If you’re lucky enough to work at an office with a watercooler, then that saves you lots of money as well. If you are not comfortable using a filter, then opt for those 5 gall
You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in 2019

You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in 2019

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Some features of the app could stop functioning on the device at any time. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been dropping support for dated devices and operating systems (OS) from time to time and now it is ending support for iOS 7 and older versions, Android 2.3.7 and Nokia Series 40 (S40). What this means is that users of Nokia Series 40 device will no longer be able to create new WhatsApp accounts and some features of the app could stop functioning on the device at any time. "When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store was only a few months old. About 70 per cent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia. Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Micros...