UAE National Day: 50% discount on traffic fines in Umm Al Quwain

Abu Dhabi: Umm Al Quwain Police have announced a 50 percent discount on traffic fines in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of country’s 52nd National day celebration. In a statement issued on Instagram, the police said that discount will be given to all types of violations committed in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain before November 1, 2023 The motorists can avail the discount from December 1 and January

53rd National Day: Oman announces four-day weekend holiday

Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman has declared holidays to celebrate the 53rd National Day on Wednesday, November 22 and Thursday, November 23, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported. The two days will be declared official holidays for public and private sector employees, including those in state administrative apparatus and other public legal entities. Also Read Two detained in Saudi Arabia for publicly praying for Gaza Employees can work two days if

Indian national injured in rocket attack in Israel

Jerusalem: An Indian woman working as a caregiver in Ashkelon was injured when the Palestinian militant group Hamas fired a barrage of rockets on the Israel’s northern city, sources said on Monday. The woman, identified as Sheeja Anand from Kerala, suffered injuries in her hands and leg on Saturday and was immediately provided treatment at a nearby hospital, sources said. She was later shifted to another hospital for recuperation and

How Telangana held back husbands, won 79 national awards since 2015

Hyderabad: Telangana claims to be among the first states to provide 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies and a whopping 53 per cent of the sarpanches in the state are women. Out of the 12,769 sarpanches 6,808 are females and women have a significant presence in both the urban and local bodies. The state has 59,000 women as ward members in municipalities and more than 4,000 women

National Cinema Day will allow viewers to watch movie for Rs 99

Mumbai: As the country gears up for the National Cinema Day on October 13, the audience will be able to watch the movies in theatres on National Cinema Day for Rs 99 per admission. For the same, The Multiplex Association of India (MAI) and Cinemas all over India have united for an unforgettable movie marathon for the movie enthusiasts. Building on the resounding success of last year’s event, which saw

Hyderabad: Pak national who illegally entered India with in-laws’ help arrested

Hyderabad: The Bahadurpura police on Thursday, August 31, arrested a Pakistan national, identified as Mohammed Faiz, who had entered the country illegally via Nepal in November 2022 to stay with his in-laws in Kishanbagh area of the city. Police have seized his Pakistani passports and other documents. According to police, Faiz, 24, a native of Swat Valley in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, worked at a garment company in Dubai. In 2019,

Shoojit Sircar dedicates Sardar Udham’ national award win to Irrfan Khan

Mumbai: “Sardar Udham” on Thursday won National Award in five categories and the film’s director Shoojit Sircar said the team, including lead star Vicky Kaushal, were dedicating the honour to late actor Irrfan Khan, who was originally set to portray the central character. The director and Irrfan collaborated in the 2015 film “Piku”. The actor passed away in April 2020 after a two year-long battle with a rare form of

‘I’m told Upper Bhadra not a national project’, Shivakumar’s remark stirs row

Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar stirred a controversy on Monday by stating that it is now claimed that the Upper Bhadra irrigation project is not a national project. The state unit of the BJP, however, maintains that the Centre had declared the Upper Bhadra project as a national project in the 2023-24 Union Budget. Also Read Global tenders invited to manage Bengaluru traffic jams: Shivakumar Upper Bhadra is

MP: 10 involved in ‘illegal activities’ at Kuno National Park held

Bhopal: At least 10 people, including some from Rajasthan, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in tree-cutting and hunting at Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh. The accused were arrested in the Karahal forest range, around 40 km from the spot where Namibian and South African cheetahs were released. Also Read MP: No plan for cheetah relocation from KNP, says Union Minister “The accused were taken into custody

At least 22 official languages, but Hindi ‘national language’, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has held that witnesses from West Bengal are expected to convey their version in Hindi before a motor claims tribunal in Uttar Pradesh, as Hindi is the “national language”. A bench of Justice Dipankar Datta was hearing an application filed by a vehicle owner seeking transfer of a claim petition pending before a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) in Uttar Pradesh’s Fatehgarh to West Bengal’s