Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: Dubai

Attempted hijacking of Bangladesh plane en route to Dubai

DUBAI: A person suspected of attempting to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane has been detained and placed in custody, citing Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque. Earlier, the local police and the Rapid Action Battalion have arrived at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong, responding to reports about a ...

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Wanted Sri Lankan drug kingpin, aides held in Dubai raid

COLOMBO: Madush, who is among Sri Lanka’s most wanted criminals, had been evading arrest for the past couple of years. A wanted Sri Lankan underworld drug kingpin, Makandure Madush, was among several prominent figures arrested red-handed in a raid at a hotel in Dubai, the police have confirmed to Khaleej ...

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Lindsay Lohan prefers cooking to partying

HOLLYWOOD-FF: Lindsay Lohan prefers to cook and entertain others than go out partying. The 32-year-old actress was known for her wild partying ways in the 2000s, and her turbulent past – which saw her enter rehab on many occasions to receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction – was well-documented ...

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Dubai property prices sink 7.4% as UAE jobs growth slows

DUBAI: Prices for Dubai’s residential real estate sank 7.4% in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, with the drop accelerating from a 5.8% fall in the second quarter, the United Arab Emirates central bank said in a report. Prices have been falling quarter-on-quarter almost continually since the ...

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Self-driving taxis will be running on Dubai roads

Driverless taxis on the road started test runs in Dubai. At the annual consumer electronics trade show Gitex, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its autonomous taxi service. The driverless car service kicked off at the show and will run for the next three months in select ...

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Debutant Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

DUBAI: Test debutant Bilal Asif snatched six wickets to spark a spectacular Australian collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out and put Pakistan in firm command of the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The 33-year-old off-spinner overshadowed his more experienced team-mate Yasir Shah by finishing with 6-36 as his ...

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World Cup 2019 trophy reaches Lahore

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LAHORE:  The 2019 Cricket World Cup trophy reached Lahore as part of its world tour. On its arrival in the city, the Garrard-made trophy was held up by cricketer Mohammad Irfan and paraded on a bus from the Gaddafi Stadium to Mall Road, Badshahi mosque, and Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort). ...

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Dubai jails woman trying to sell own baby for 10,000 dirhams

A Dubai court on Sunday jailed an Ethiopian woman for attempting to sell her two-week-old daughter for AED10,000 The woman, a maid, moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2013 and started working for an Emirati man in 2017. Her employer locked her in a flat later and had consensual sex ...

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UAE Man wears burqa to spy on wife

DUBAI: A man who was caught wearing a woman’s abaya, niqab and gloves at a Dubai Metro station has been fined Dh2,000. According to the investigation, the man was unable to enter the Metro station because he was caught by the police. The Asian sales manager admitted to wearing the ...

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Human Rights Watch asks Dubai’s ruler about runaway daughter

DUBAI: Human Rights Watch on Saturday asked Dubai’s ruling sheikh to reveal the whereabouts of his daughter after a French ex-spy and others say she fled the emirate, only to be arrested off the coast of India. A statement by the organization marks the latest twist in the cloak-and-dagger drama surrounding ...

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