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Saudi princess passes away, UAE leaders offer condolences

Saudi princess passes away, UAE leaders offer condolences

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The rulers offered their condolences to King Salman on death of Princess Aljawhara. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Princess Aljawhara bint Faisal bin Saad Al Saud. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar cables to King Salman. Source
Saudi launches labour courts to protect workers, boost investment

Saudi launches labour courts to protect workers, boost investment

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The courts are located in seven major cities of the Kingdom. For the first time in its 86-year history, Saudi Arabia has opened the doors to labour courts aimed at organising the labour market, protecting workers and boosting investment. The labour courts are just the latest in the types of specialised courts launched by the Kingdom. The labour courts - to be fully digitalised - were officially launched by Justice Minister Walid Al Samaani and the Minister of Labour and Social Development Ahmed Al Rajhi on November 25. The courts are located in the country's major cities including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madinah, Abha and Buraidah. The launch of the labour courts comes on the heels of the official launch of commercial courts in October. The commercial courts have begun ...
All Indian expats working in UAE must register online

All Indian expats working in UAE must register online

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All Indian expatriates working in the UAE have to do a mandatory one-time registration on the country's e-migrate platform, www.emigrate.gov.in, confirmed Vipul, Consul General of India to Dubai. The rule is applicable to all Indian nationals working in all 18 countries listed by India's Ministry of External Affairs. Failure to do so will result in the off-loading of unregistered non-ECNR emigrants at all international airports across India, starting January 1, 2019. Vipul also clarified that dependents of Indian expatriates working in the UAE, such as spouses or children, need not register under the platform. He said, "If you are working in an ECNR nation, and you have an employment visa stamped on your passport, you will have to register on the e-migrate platform. Spouses or chi...
Man arrested in UAE for posting video of child being rebuked, scared

Man arrested in UAE for posting video of child being rebuked, scared

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A man has been arrested for posting a video that showed a child being rebuked and scared by an unidentified adult on social media. "The criminal investigations department has tracked down the man who posted the child abuse clip three days after it reportedly went viral online," said Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, general commander of RAK Police, on Saturday. "It was not clear when and where the video was shot. Investigations are still underway." "It is not acceptable at all to intimidate a child in this way, even if it is meant to discipline the kid," he pointed out. Parents and all members of the society need to better communicate with their children, listen to them, and never scare or threaten them, he urged. "Physical punishment and improper psychological...

Sharjah fire: 25 people shared gutted house where mother, child died

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Initial reports suggested the fire might have started from an electricity source Sharjah: Forensic experts on Tuesday were sifting through a charred house to determine the cause of the fire which killed an Asian mother and her son late Monday night in Sharjah. The Pakistani mother, 40, and her seven-year-old son died of burn injuries after a fire broke out in the house located in Maysloon area in Sharjah, officials confirmed to Gulf News on Tuesday. At least 25 people shared the house, including bachelors and families. The grandfather of the boy is now recovering at Khalifa Hospital in Ajman from symptoms of a heart attack due to fire shock. The fire gutted the house and then spread to the adjacent house, said Major Hani Rashid Dahmani, Director of Media and Public Relation Depart...
Video: Sushmita Sen responds to wedding rumours

Video: Sushmita Sen responds to wedding rumours

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Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has shunned the wedding rumours with 27-year-old model Rohman Shawl with an Instagram post. Recently, rumour mills have been hinting at her being in a relationship Rohman Shawl. The couple was spotted together at the airport, fashion shows and recently at the Taj Mahal. Putting an end to speculations, she posted a video on Instagram of her doing a rigorous workout in the gym. In the caption she wrote, "While the world speculates, I train. Speak of these #rings & this #commitment , and I am game!! All other #gossips can die in vain" #notgettingmarried (yet) 'Rohman'cing life ABSOLUTELY!!! #enoughsaid #sharing #mytruth I love you guys beyond!!!! mmuuuaaah!!!!"   View this post on Instagram ...