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Published On: 2020-5-30 08:42:26
Reopening Mosques
Guidelines for reopening appear outside Dubai mosques - but no date set

Published On: 2020-5-30 07:25:33
National Sterilisation Programme timings revised.
Authorities in the UAE have announced revised timings for the National Sterilisation Programme from Saturday, May 30, in their fight against Covid-19. Timing revised to 10 pm - 6 am

Published On: 2020-5-13 08:47:16
4 special flights to fly to India starting May 17
The second phase of Vande Bharat Mission will see four special flights operating to Indian airports from Abu Dhabi. There are three services to state of Kerala and one to Andhra Pradesh. First service is on May 17 to Kochi, then first flights from Abu Dhabi to Kerala state capital of Thiruvananthapuram on May 18 and Kannur on May 23. Also, first service to Andhra Pradesh will be to Visakhapatnam on May 19.

Published On: 2020-5-11 10:55:07
Free repatriation flight tickets being offered
Free tickets are being offered by philanthropists and businessmen based in the UAE for deserving Indians who want to fly home. Repatriation ticket prices have been set at around Dh700 to Dh750 per person depending on the destination. But there are many in UAE who cannot afford it, especially people who have lost their jobs or have medical concerns.

Published On: 2020-5-11 10:48:36
COVID-19 cure: 'Just a breath away’
How Gulf countries are managing contagion, leading search for cure

Published On: 2020-5-11 10:28:03
Schools in UAE hint at possible fee waivers
Schools in the UAE are considering extending fee waivers if the distance learning programme continues into the new academic year which is set to begin for most schools in September.

Published On: 2020-5-11 09:01:30
Telehealth is no longer something that we just talk about, but instead a must-have for patients and healthcare professionals alike during these uncertain times the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about in the world. While healthcare in the UAE has always maintained top standards, the situation at hand has made a visit to the doctor’s office just plain risky.

Published On: 2020-5-11 08:56:54
Free Air ticket for Indian evacuees
South Indian film actor Mammootty is spearheading a massive relief effort to provide free air tickets to cash-strapped expatriates waiting to be repatriated by special flights being operated by Air India.