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UAE announces visa fee exemptions for tourists during summer - Dotemirates

UAE announces visa fee exemptions for tourists during summer

The UAE Cabinet has approved a decision to exempt dependants under the age of 18 from visa fees during the summer months. The exemption will stay in effect from July 15 to September 15 every year and is applicable to ‘accompanying dependents of foreign tourists’, official news agency WAM reported. The decision comes as part of efforts to boost tourism into the country, the report said. Earlier this year, as part of sweeping new regulations, the UAE announced that all transit passengers will be granted an exemption from entry fees for the first 48 hours. They can further extend the...


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06/02/2019

"Empire" actor says his account of attack hasn't changed

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett issued a statement through a spokesman Friday in response to what he told police was a racist and homophobic attack by two masked men in downtown Chicago earlier this week. Here it is: "Beautiful People, Let me start by saying that I'm ok. My body is strong but my soul is stronger. More importantly I want to say thank you. The outpouring of love and support from my village has meant more than I will ever be able to truly put into words. I am working with authorities and have been 100% factual and consistent on...
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Go-getter Gigi launches a sportswear line

DUBAI: US-Palestinian model Gigi Hadid has unveiled her new athleisure collection with Reebok — complete with a 1980s-inspired color theme, fashionable co-ords and streetstyle sneakers.On Instagram, Hadid gushed about the new collection, saying it is especially important to her because of her love of sports.“Designing my first athleisure collection for (Reebok) was everything I’d hoped. Growing up, sports played such a big part in my life, and many of the lessons I learned as an athlete have been true guides for me in my personal and professional life,” she shared. View this post on Instagram Designing my first athleisure collection...
05/02/2019

’I’m not a racist,’ actor Liam Neeson says after revenge remarks

LOS ANGELES: Actor Liam Neeson denied on Tuesday being a racist after disclosing in an interview that he had wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend who said her attacker was black.Responding to the backlash his comments had drawn, the 66-year-old Irish star of the new film “Cold Pursuit,” told the US television network ABC’s “Good Morning America” that “I’m not a racist.”Neeson said he had learned that society needed to have a larger discussion to end racism and bigotry.On Monday, Neeson told the British newspaper The Independent that he related to characters...

Poetry in weaves

Who would have thought that celebrated poetess Sarojini Naidu’s poem about Queen Gulnaar, The Queen’s Rival, could be the inspiration for city-based designer Sailesh Singhania’s collection for the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week! But Sailesh’s beautiful collection did complete justice to the brilliant poem composed by the Nightingale of India. Talking about the thought process behind his LFW collection, Shaahana, the Hyderbad-based designer says, “Through my collection I wanted to showcase all the various famous weaves of our country, with different motifs and stories. So, we chose to have clothes and designes from the four major textile craft of the...

Look before you ‘lip’

The lips are a very important feature of our face and there is no denying that beautiful lips can make anyone swoon over you. However, it is a well-known fact that our lips lose their collagen and hyaluronic acid with time as we get older, which makes them thinner subsequently. It is very important for us to take care of our lips and make them look luscious and voluminous. But have you ever wondered if you ever wanted to change the way your lips looked? Popular actors like Shruti Hassan, Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra have also modified their lips...

Shimmer & shine

Glitter make-up looks are the go-to trend for weddings, parties and functions. There are various ways to contain glitter into our eye make-up. The most popular trend right now is the glitter eye make-up. There are many types of glitter available in the market like liquid, pressed and loose glitter, anything can be used to increase your glam factor. To let your eyes sparkle and shine, glitter eyeliner is the minimal one, it need not be applied all over the lid, instead a small amount can be applied on the winged liner to create a subtle and fabulous look. Glitter...