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Calorie counts on Dubai menus

Written by on 23 May 2019

Restaurants in Dubai are waiting for guidelines from the Dubai Municipality to know how they should implement a new rule that will require them to display the calorie count of each food item on their menus to help diners make informed choices for healthy food. The civic food body on Saturday had announced that as […]

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Dubai extreme weather to stay until Thursday?

Written by on 20 May 2019

Yes, it’s May, and its surprising raining! Dubai was lashed by some pretty extreme weather, with rain, thunder and lightning lighting up skies across Dubai. And it doesn’t look like we’ve seen the last of it. According to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), there could be more rain on the way today, […]

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An American Malayalam teacher!!

Written by on 15 May 2019

Yep! You read the title! As weird as it sounds, Elizabeth Marie Keyton aka Elisa’s Malayalam skills have truly impressed Malayalees on social media. Born and raised in the US, the American citizen’s Instagram account @eli.kutty is full of her love for Kerala and the Malayalam language. Married to a Keralite, she realised his language […]

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Weekend goes like this…

Written by on 9 May 2019

Make the most of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday. How to make the most of your Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Khaleej Times recommends… Fitness in DXB Ramadan is the perfect time to focus on spiritual growth and embrace personal wellness. So check this event out: from 7.15pm tonight, the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah is tying up […]

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Floating stations in Dubai

Written by on 6 May 2019

  The new floating station will integrate marine transport with the Dubai metro and buses… Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled the UAE’s first floating station. The floating station found at Dubai Festival City is aptly named Dubai Festival City Marine Transport Station and links the Jadaf to Dubai Festival City marine line […]

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No more hassle paying fines!!

Written by on 30 April 2019

Hassle paying fines? You can now pay Dubai government fees, fines in instalments! Residents can now pay fines instalments after Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, issued Executive Council Resolution No. (5) Of 2019 approving the payment of select Dubai government fees and fines […]

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Dubai’s 3-day sale, sale and more sale!!

Written by on 29 April 2019

Get ready to shop until you drop as the 3-day super sale returns to The Outlet Village, Dubai’s indoor shopping and leisure destination by Meraas. From May 2 to 4, the Tuscan-inspired destination will transform into a sophisticated plaza market as over 60 high-end retailers display their products outside shops and invite shoppers to browse […]

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Ramadan timings for Dubai schools announced

Written by on 28 April 2019

  The Knowledge and Human Development Authority has announced Ramadan timings for Dubai schools. Fasting students will be exempt from physical education classes and activities. Mohammed Darwish, Chief Executive Officer of Permits and Compliance at KHDA said: “The school day during Ramadan will start between 8:00 to 8:30am and finish between 1:00 to 1:30pm, with […]

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An opera about the UAE!!

Written by on 17 April 2019

Titled ‘Al Wasl’, the opera will be set in an Ancient time, with a story of ‘tolerance, diversity & progress’ UAE’s first opera will be launched at Dubai Expo 2020 next year. Built ground up, from the desert, this opera will combine Emirati and global talent to tell the story of the UAE’s rich heritage […]

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