Category: UAE – English

Indians seek clarity over visit visa travel to UAE

Following a top diplomat’s announcement that Indian nationals with ‘any type of valid visas’ can now travel into the UAE, scores of Indians have begun applying for visit visas and booking air tickets. However, many have sought clarifications on pre-travel procedures. On Monday, Indian Ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor announced that all Indians with […]

100% e-learning for Sharjah students in new term

Parents in Sharjah can opt for one of three learning models for their children when in-person classes resume at schools from the new academic year. “This flexible plan will ensure the restart of the education process and gradual return to face-to-face learning,” Sharjah’s education regulator Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) said on Tuesday. 100% e-learning […]

Universities in Dubai spell out reopening plans

Mandatory Covid-19 tests for students and education being offered ‘mostly online’ are among the safety measures universities in Dubai will roll out when they reopen in September. Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) had issued a 14-page document of guidelines that higher education institutes must follow when they reopen. Students returning to the SP […]

Long-haul nightmare: COVID patients who suffer from symptoms for months

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Pranab Mukherjee's health worsens, on ventilator support

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health worsened on Tuesday evening, following emergency brain surgery, and he remains on ventilator support, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said. Mukherjee was also found to be Covid-19 positive. “The former President who underwent life-saving emergency surgery for brain clot on August 10, 2020 has not shown any improvement and […]