Sunday, April 23, 2017

Local News


Retailer Lulu to open AED1 billion mall in Silicon Oasis

UAE-based retailer, Lulu, will be developing a shopping mall worth AED1 billion at the Silicon Oasis free-zone in Dubai. The mall will be completed over a period of 30 months, just in time for the launch of Dubai Expo2020. Spread across 2.3 million square feet, the shopping centre will include ...

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1 dead, 3 critically injured in Ajman gas cylinder blast

One person died and three others were critically injured after a gas cylinder exploded in a villa in Ajman’s Al Jarf area on Wednesday. A team of firefighters and a rescue unit from Al Jarf fire station rushed to the site within minutes of receiving the emergency call. They helped ...

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At least 44 killed in North India bus crash

At least 44 people were killed after a bus plunged into a ravine in the Himalayan region of northern India. The vehicle, carrying 56 passengers, apparently fell into a river on Wednesday in the state of Himachal Pradesh, around 115 kilometres from the capital Shimla. The cause of the accident ...

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Dar Al Ber invests AED 5 million in Umm Al Qaiwain in Q1

The Low-income Families Committee of the Dar Al Ber Society in Umm Al Qaiwain has spent AED 5 million for nine charity initiatives in the first quarter of 2017. According to national news agency WAM, the initiatives included projects like ‘Charity Fridge’, ‘Feeding Food’, UAQ Autism Centre as well as ...

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Etihad Airways maintains number of flights to US

Etihad Airways has not altered its flight schedules to the United States despite the new travel restrictions. The carrier said it has not experienced any significant change in demand after the US issued restrictions on electronic devices and heightened security. All of their 45 weekly services between Abu Dhabi and ...

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