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Security guard jailed for stabbing roommate to death

Dubai A security guard, who was under the impression that his roommate had abused him sexually while he was asleep and stabbed him to death, has been jailed for life. The 45-year-old Egyptian security guard killed his Nepalese roommate with a kitchen knife in the flat that they shared in …

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Karachi Darbar founder dies

Dubai: Haji Mohammad Farooq, the founder of the popular Pakistani chain of restaurants, Karachi Darbar, died on Friday, his family said on Sunday. A kidney patient, Farooq complained of leg pain on Friday evening and he was rushed to Rashid Hospital where he was declared dead at 8pm. Farooq was …

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Hundreds of massage parlours fined in Dubai for poor hygiene

Dubai: Hundreds of massage centres have been fined by Dubai Municipality for violating hygiene rules and breaching other regulations this year, an official said on Sunday. A total of 330 fines, which totalled Dh749,000, were slapped on erring massage centres since the beginning of the year, the Public Health and …

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Sushma assures help to Indian barred from leaving Kuwait

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday promised help to a man who sought her intervention in ensuring the return of his father from Kuwait who, he said, has been barred from leaving that country for the last eight years due to a court order.”I am asking Indian Ambassador in …

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Dubai reacts to WHO report

Dubai: A senior government official has confirmed the latest reports on air quality issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), that the UAE meets international standards. For the first time, the WHO has broken down that figure to a country-by-country level. It revealed on Tuesday that of the worst three …

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