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Instagram is copying Snapchat’s Memories feature and going a step further, letting you create a permanent home to show off formerly ephemeral content. Rolling out globally today on iOS and Android, Instagram Stories will now automatically Archive your Stories to a private part of your profile when they disappear 24 hours after being posted. Knowing it doesn’t have to disappear users are expected post about a wider variety of content.
06 Dec 2017 , 12:49 PM
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Hire4Baby.com is a baby and toddler equipment solutions company created by Dubai resident and mum-of-two, Jossette Naiken. It allows families visiting the UAE to rent everything from car-seats to toys, removing the hassle and expense of travelling with their own. The site recently expanded its inventory and launched time/money saving "bundle packages" to meet the demands of surging in-bound tourism.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:36 PM
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The UAE's private sector churned out its best performance since August, with "steep" gains in November posted both in output and new deals generation. This led businesses to engage in new investments — and they now expect further improvements in operating conditions over the next 12 months. Purchasing activity grew at record pace since the survey began in 2009.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:25 PM
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Devanandan Puthumanam Parampath from India has hit the mega prize in the latest edition of Big Ticket, a multi-millionaire-making raffle draw held at the country’s capital on Tuesday morning. The win has just made the resident from India Dh5 million richer and his name joins the growing list of multi-millionaire Indians who have scored big at raffle draws in the UAE.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:20 PM
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Devanandan Puthumanam Parampath from India has hit the mega prize in the latest edition of Big Ticket, a multi-millionaire-making raffle draw held at the country’s capital on Tuesday morning. The win has just made the resident from India Dh5 million richer and his name joins the growing list of multi-millionaire Indians who have scored big at raffle draws in the UAE.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:20 PM
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Sending remittances from the UAE will become slightly expensive as the currency exchange houses in the country confirmed that they would pass on the VAT charges on the remittance fee to the consumers from January 1, 2018. "We do hundreds of thousands of remittances, so 5 per cent VAT on the (remittances) charges will be passed on to the consumers. Whether it's 80 fils or Dh1, it's going to be passed on," said Rajiv Ashok Raipancholia(FERG).
05 Dec 2017 , 07:15 PM
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Dubai: Temperatures across the UAE have fallen to 10 degrees Celsius and below, with the lowest temperature recorded in Jebel Jais dipping to 4.8 degrees Celsius. The top four minimum temperatures on Tuesday, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), also included Jebel Mebreh at 9.2 degrees Celsius, Raknah at 9 degrees Celsius, and Al Wahba at 10.4 degrees Celsius.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:03 PM
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Boosting bilateral engagement with India, the United Arab Emirates will open several new consular centres in India and invest $75 billion of its sovereign wealth fund in the country, its envoy said on Tuesday. The announcement on expanding consular footprint of UAE came even as diplomatic sources confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Abu Dhabi in February 2018.
05 Dec 2017 , 07:01 PM
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UAE has announced the formation of a new political and military alliance with Saudi Arabia, throwing into doubt the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Gulf states’ 36-year-old political and trading bloc. Announcement made at a GCC summit in Kuwait City, marks the latest development in a six-month dispute that has pitted the GCC members Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates & Bahrain, as well as Egypt, against tiny, gas-rich Qatar.
05 Dec 2017 , 06:51 PM
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In the spirit of the UAE National Day, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has directed the Ministry of Interior to coordinate with all traffic and licensing departments across the country to reduce by 50 percent all traffic and impoundment fines nationwide. Motorists are strongly advised to comply with traffic rules & ensure safety of life and property.
02 Dec 2017 , 11:40 AM
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