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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Two-month free tourist visa for kids under 18 in UAE

DUBAI: The visa policy has been changing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the last few months to attract more visitors to the emirates. The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees. According to UAE official news agency, the UAE has introduced a new two-month exemption for dependents 2

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM New Islamabad Airport to have capacity of 25m passengers per annum

ISLAMABAD: the New Islamabad International Airport will become operational on May 3. The capital airport is the largest airport of country having state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Initially, nine million passengers will transit through this airport on annual basis. The airport’s ultimate capacity is about 25 million passengers per annum. A senior 12

April 20, 2018 3:28 PM Rabbani criticises name change of Islamabad airport, asks PM to withdraw 'inappropriate decision'

Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi asking him to reconsider renaming the Islamabad airport from Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Islamabad International Airport and "withdraw this uncalled for and inappropriate decision". Rabbani wrote that it had come to his attention that the PM's adviser 9

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM FBR selects 44,000 cases for three major taxes

ISLAMABAD: After excluding salaried class dependent upon sole income from audit exercise, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday selected around 44,000 cases for all three major taxes through computer balloting on the basis of certain parameters. The government is also considering to amend Section 214D (automatic selection for audit) of the Income 10

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Lufthansa cancels 800 flights

FRANKFURT: German airline giant Lufthansa said it will cancel "more than 800" flights on Tuesday as public-sector workers walk out on strike for more pay, hobbling major airports like Frankfurt. "Due to this strike tomorrow, Lufthansa will have to cancel 800 out of the 1,600 scheduled flights, including 58 long-haul flights," the group said in a statement 14

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM Economic Policy Dialogue due next month: Pakistan eyes multi-million-dollar Japan investment deals

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would seek multimillion dollar investment from Japan in dozens of projects mainly in infrastructure development, as the country prepares for a major economic policy dialogue with prosper East Asian nation before its annual budget due next month, officials said. Several federal ministries and almost all the provincial governments have sent project 14

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM US northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

PRINCETON: More than 1.5 million customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States early on Sunday, and communities on the New England coast faced more flooding two days after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at least nine people. The remnants of the storm, known as a nor´easter, lingered on Sunday with flood 19

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s main airport evacuated in bomb scare

JOHANNESBURG: Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo airport, Africa’s largest, was evacuated on Monday and passengers forced to wait for two hours to return after South African officials identified a suspect bag. Images of the deserted terminal were posted to social media while other photographs showed crowds of passengers waiting on roadways for the all-clear to return 19

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM SC summons CAA chief over lack of facilities at airports

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) DG and the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) MD to answer questions concerning substandard facilities at the country’s airports and mishandling of luggage. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar passed the order while hearing a suo motu case regarding 17

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM Air India wants to fly over Saudi Arabia on planned Israel route

JERUSALEM: Air India said on Wednesday it plans to begin direct flights to Israel and has proposed they pass through Saudi airspace, a route so far off-limits to Israel-bound commercial planes. Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the 70-year-old airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom 18