The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saif Ali Khan pleads not guilty to assault
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In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Silva service for Manchester City in 2-0 win over Hull
Manchester City resumed their Premier League engagements after two weeks off with a narrow 2-0 win over Hull City, but striker Edin Dzeko says the team can ill-afford to be without captain Vincent Kompany in their title chase after the defender was sent off against the Tigers.
March 8, 2014
Du to help connect South East Asia to Europe through a 20,000km undersea cable system that will increase quality of voice and internet services.
March 4, 2014
The move is said to lower the company’s funding costs, saving approximately $9m over the term of the loan due to the favourable margins agreed with the banks.
February 23, 2014
The courses – offered by Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-university, which is certified by The Knowledge and Human Development Authority in the UAE – focus on business, language and academic courses.
February 20, 2014
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority said, of the 61,000 requests, 23,000 people have already completed the cell phone number switch.
February 18, 2014
Dubai-based telecom operator’s revenues grew 9.7 per cent to Dh10.8bn with revenue from mobile data increasing by 33.8 per cent to Dh1.77bn. Board agrees total annual dividend payment of Dh0.31 per share.
January 16, 2014
A research firm predicts the rise of data usage among smartphone users in the region , with revenues from voice calls and SMS set to decline.
January 13, 2014
Osman Sultan took live questions from members of the public via social media during a 'Let's Talk' event, the first of its kind for the phone company.
January 8, 2014
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), confirms that 5,000 requests to transfer numbers to another network have been received since the launch of mobile number portability on December 30, but declined to give more details.
January 7, 2014
Viewers said they noticed that the channels were taken off-air on January 2 and some of them were still unavailable on Tuesday.
December 30, 2013
Mobile users across the country have started the process of switching their phone numbers to new providers
December 29, 2013
Mobile phone users across the country will be able to change their provider and keep their number from 8am on Monday.
December 29, 2013
New applications for machine-to-machine technologies are coming up every day and we haven’t even scratched the surface.
December 25, 2013
The UAE telecom regular urged the country’s two operators to avoid misleading adverts ahead of the mobile number portability launch by the end of this month.
December 24, 2013
Users went from being denied access to many websites to suddenly being able to view everything, including those that had previously been blocked.