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Seven children injured in Sharjah road crash

Seven children injured in Sharjah road crash

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The family was returning from their weekend camping when the accident occurred. Seven children, aged between 12 and 15, were injured when the vehicle they were travelling collided with a truck on the Suhaila-Ghail road in Al Dhaid city on Saturday night. Police report said injuries to some children were serious. The accident occurred when the vehicle attempted to avoid the truck but was collided. The children, belonging to the same family, were taken to Al Dhaid Hospital. However, due to the unavailability of beds in the emergency section, some of the injured were shifted to RAK hospital. The family was returning from their weekend camping when the accident occurred. Police said there were 20 accidents involving desert campers during weekend and resulted in 15 minor inju...
Expatriate flees after embezzling Dh1.3m in UAE

Expatriate flees after embezzling Dh1.3m in UAE

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Court documents show the runaway fled the country right after he received the money. A British man has been charged in absentia in the Court of First Instance after he allegedly embezzled Dh1.3 million using a forged business license copy. Court documents show the runaway fled the country right after he received the money. He was a manager at a business service and facilities firm and had a deal with a compatriot to take care of the issuance of a business license of a company in Abu Dhabi but could dupe him to send him over Dh1.3 m in several installments. He forged a business license copy which he falsely claimed was issued from the Department of Economic Development in AD. The case unfolded between December 10, 2014 and January 28, 2016, and a complaint was registered at Jebel ...
Driver in UAE transfers ownership of cars illegally to smuggle them

Driver in UAE transfers ownership of cars illegally to smuggle them

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The 44-year-old Syrian managed to get new car licenses for the two vehicles. A Syrian driver, who allegedly transferred the ownership of two expensive cars illegally after tampering with their plate and chassis numbers, has been charged in the Court of First Instance. The 44-year-old Syrian managed to get new car licenses for the two vehicles after approaching unaware employees at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) with the tampered plate number stickers. Through his fraudulent methods, he managed to transfer the ownership of the vehicles from their original owners to a rent -a -car office, owned by a 28-year-old Syrian businessman (also charged in the case). The bank mortgage part of the application forms and new licenses was dropped. The businessman has been accused of aid...
Where to spot ‘super blood blue moon’ in UAE on Jan 31

Where to spot ‘super blood blue moon’ in UAE on Jan 31

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The event is causing a buzz because it combines three unusual lunar events. A cosmic event not seen in 36 years - a rare "super blood blue moon" - may be glimpsed January 31 in parts of western North America, Asia, the Middle East, Russia and Australia. The event is causing a buzz because it combines three unusual lunar events - an extra big super moon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse. "It's an astronomical trifecta," said Kelly Beatty, a senior editor at Sky and Telescope magazine. A blue moon refers to the second full moon in a month. Typically, a blue moon happens every two years and eight months This full moon is also the third in a series of "supermoons," which happen when the moon is closest to Earth in its orbit.   4 Days to go #Supermoon #LunarEclipse ...
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa’s mother passes away

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa’s mother passes away

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Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced an official 3-day mourning starting Sunday. Her Highness Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed Al Nahyan, the mother of UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, passed away on Sunday. The Ministry of Presidential Affairs issued a statement announcing her passing away. The Ministry has announced an official mourning for 3 days from today, Sunday, January 28, 2018.   رئيس الدولة ينعى سمو الشيخة حصة بنت محمد آل نهيان.. وإعلان الحداد 3 أيام.#وامhttps://t.co/3V1wrJACLX pic.twitter.com/MwxX2d7T0a — وكالة أنباء الإمارات (@wamnews) January 28, 2018 Source
Ajman Crown Prince amends DED service fees

Ajman Crown Prince amends DED service fees

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The Emiri Resolution shall be published in the Official Gazette. His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, has issued an Emiri Resolution No. 01 of 2018 amending the Ajman Department of Economic Development's, DED, service charges. The Resolution stipulates that all fees prescribed to issue licences to practice economic activity within domestic settings, otherwise known as "Bedayat", shall be revoked. It also repeals any provisions contained in previous legislation that contradicts or contravenes the provisions of this Emiri Resolution. The Emiri Resolution shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall be circulated to the concerned authorities to act by the Resolution. This Resolution comes following the review of Emiri Decree No. 11 of 201...
Soon, apply for UAE driving licence at your home in RAK

Soon, apply for UAE driving licence at your home in RAK

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Year of Zayed: 'The new service - to begin in February - shall be available at affordable rates.' Starting February this year, residents in RAK will be able to renew their driving licences without visiting the licencing department. The move, according to Col. Adel Ali Al Ghais, director of the licencing and drivers department of the RAK police, is part of the Year of Zayed initiative. "The move is aimed to provide ease to drivers and bring them happiness in view of the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed." He added that drivers can have their driving licence renewed by simply using the smart app of the RAK police or ministry of interior. "As per the new service, to be available as of February this year, drivers do not need to appear in person at the concerned licencing department....
Hundreds gather in Chennai to protest Vairamuthu’s Andal remarks

Hundreds gather in Chennai to protest Vairamuthu’s Andal remarks

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Continuing the agitations across the state, the protestors demanded an apology in front of the Srivilliputhur temple where the poet gave the speech. Hundreds of people gathered in Chepauk on Monday to mark their protest against Vairamuthu’s speech on Andal. Earlier this month, the poet spoke at an event organised by the Srivalliputhur temple on Andal, an Alvar saint. In his speech, Vairamuthu had said, "In ‘Indian Movement: Some Aspects of Dissent, Protest and Reform’, written by Subhash Chandra Malik from America’s Indiana University, there is a line: Andal herself is a Devadasi who lived and died in the Sri Rangam Temple." “While devotees will not accept this, but those who oppose patriarchy and those who are against an unequal society, will ponder this,” he further said. The sp
Who sent the hoax Dh5,000 illegal VPN fine SMS?

Who sent the hoax Dh5,000 illegal VPN fine SMS?

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TRA investigates fabricated SMS that caused panic among some residents. UAE's Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is working with concerned agencies to investigate the recent hoax SMS asking residents to pay a fine of Dh5,000 at the nearest police station for illegal use of virtual private networks (VPNs) or calling cards. The investigation aims to find where the message originated and who sent it. The SMS was attributed to the authority, stating that the receiver of the message must pay the fine since they were caught using VPN. The hoax message was flagged on Twitter after UAE netizens tweeted a screen grab of the message to the concerned authorities. The TRA said that such messages might be part of a con or scam and urged residents to not circulate such messages an...
No More SALARY Deduction, Leave JOB Without NOTICE And BAN!

No More SALARY Deduction, Leave JOB Without NOTICE And BAN!

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Salary deduction by UAE Firms become the mostly discussed topic on our platform and we have been asked many times for the solution. Employees especially those who are earning from 1500 to 2500 AED per month are afraid and feeling fearful to speak up with their Employers. As per the research 70% of worker are worried about losing their jobs or facing ban. So, we have decided to write few lines to reduce the fear of employees by writing authentic and informative articles regarding “Salary Deduction in UAE”. Hope it will give some sort of confidence to all those who are facing salary deduction issues in United Arab Emirates. Salary Deduction by Employer is illegal: Please note that your employer (company) cannot deduct a portion of worker salary without a valid or solid reason.