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Guide to fireworks in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Written by on 5 June 2019

Dubai and Abu Dhabi will kick off the daily fireworks display from the first day of Eid While many have packed their bags for a week-long Eid Al Fitr vacation, those of you who choose to stay in the UAE for the festive period have a volley of entertaining activities to choose from, including three […]

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Traffic plans for Eid-Al-Fitr

Written by on 2 June 2019

Dubai Police and Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a joint plan for managing traffic movement during the Eid Al Fitr holiday. The plan aims to control the means of transit, road users and pedestrians during holidays to make it easier. Rail Operation Time: Metro Red Line: Monday, June 3 to Thursday, June 6: From 5:00am […]

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Petrol prices to rise again

Written by on 2 June 2019

UAE petrol prices will increase again in June Yes it’s happening again. In June, drivers can expect to pay Dhs2.53 per litre for Super 98, up from Dhs2.48 in May. Special 95 will cost Dhs2.42 per litre, an increase of 23 fils from Dhs2.34. Diesel will also be more expensive this month than last, priced […]

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Fireworks for Eid-Al-Fitr

Written by on 28 May 2019

Dubai Festival City Mall Fireworks Planning an outing for Eid? Sure you can eat your favourite delicacies with the family, but surely there is more to it than that for ending the night. No Eid Al Fitr celebration in the UAE is complete without watching the spectacular firework displays across different emirates. It is a […]

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New Dubai-Sharjah route

Written by on 26 May 2019

Dubai: A new Dubai-Sharjah alternative road is receiving finishing touches, and is set to open by the end of next month, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Saturday. Here’s what you need to know: 12km extension links Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road with Emirates Road Dh500 million project has four interchanges comprising a […]

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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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