Abu Dhabi: Math teacher beats breast cancer, hails UAE’s ‘great’ health system.

Patricia, a Filipina expat and a teacher based in Al Ain, is a proud breast cancer survivor.Her story is an inspiration to all during this breast cancer awareness month.Initially shocked and devastated after being told that she had cancer, the 48-year-old showed tremendous fortitude to overcome her fears,...

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UAE passport ranked strongest in the world again.

The UAE passport has become the most powerful in the world yet again.The Global Passport Index released by Arton Capital ranked it first globally for achieving the highest mobility score, with the passport allowing entry to 152 countries. As many as 98 countries offer visa-free entry, 54 countries offer...

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An Apple Watch saved a Singapore motorcyclist’s life. Here’s how.

A 24-year-old motorcyclist was taken to a hospital just in time after his smartwatch called for help following an accident. Mothership, a community news service, reported that on September 25, Muhammad Fitri was hit by a van in Singapore and he was knocked out and left stranded in a desolate street in the Ang Mo Kio area....

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UAE: Expat enters raffle just hours before draw, wins Dh1 million.

An Indian expat's last-minute participation in Dubai's Mahzooz millionaire draw has changed his life for good and made him a millionaire overnight.Dubai resident Mir participated in the draw just five hours before the winner was to be announced and became Mahzooz's 15th millionaire this year.The Indian...

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Charts show the evolution of iPhone prices over the years and how well older phones held their value.

Analyst Horace Dediu argues that the iPhone 13 series is “the most important iPhone ever” and has some interesting charts to share that show the evolution of iPhone prices over the years. It’s not the prices that make the iPhones so important, of course, but they are fascinating, so let’s start...

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Rs 600 cr in 24 hours! Ola Electric selling FOUR e-scooters per SECOND.

Ola Electric kick-started the sale of its e-scooters on 15th September, after facing a technical delay on 8th September. Today is the last day, the purchase will shut at midnight. The customers, who have already reserved a scooter, can convert that to purchase by paying an advance amount of Rs 20,000...

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Milind Soman cycles from Kashmir’s Baramulla to LOC near Uri and we are inspired.

Even at 55, Milind Soman is being at the top of cycling game in Kashmir and his latest pictures have quickly brushed aside our workout procrastination. Making fitness enthusiasts drop their jaws in awe, Milind cycled 65kms from Kashmir's Baramulla to LOC near Uri and that is all the fitness inspiration...

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Towards the next 50: Five public transportation systems coming to the UAE.

As we get closer to the grand Golden Jubilee, the UAE is not only looking back on all of its accomplishments but is planning ahead for the next 50.The UAE is already home to a number of public transportation systems including water taxis, a metro, a tram system and a monorail, but soon it will be home...

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Kerala auto driver wins ₹12 crore in lottery.

Sometimes lady luck seems to be hiding inside 'fancy' things. At least it so happened to a Kerala auto driver who will now smile all his way to the bank with the help of a 'fancy' lottery ticket that fetched him a ₹12 crore jackpot. A day after the Onam bumper lottery results were announced, the lucky...

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Rupee currency rate: Google glitch sends UAE expats rushing to exchanges for confirmation.

The Indian rupee briefly plunged to about 24.8 versus the UAE dirham on Wednesday, as per rates aggregated by Google, before stabilizing to 19.98 about an hour later. The momentary plunge sent UAE expats rushing to exchanges and banks for confirmation.However, the Indian rupee was at 73.48 against the US dollar...

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