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44 minute 52 second

Man rapes maid in car, gets 5 years jail in UAE

A man in Fujairah has been sentenced to five years in jail for raping a maid on Wednesday. The GCC national had gone to an agency to hire a domestic helper. Upon reaching an agreement, the duo left the premises to go to his home. Before reaching their destination, the man raped the woman in the car. He then promptly returned her to the agency, saying she was unfit for the work. The woman filed a complaint against the man, who was detained and interrogated over the incident.  Although the accused denied the rape charge, a medical report provided sufficient...
45 minute 50 second

Man charged with double murder after acid attack on wife, boyfriend in UAE

A 30-year-old Sri Lankan man has been charged in Sharjah Criminal Court with two counts of murder after he poured acid on his 23-year-old wife and her boyfriend. The wife died on the spot while her boyfriend succumbed to his burn injuries after a few months. The case dates back to December 2017. The Sri-Lankan national - identified as Prishni - was arrested at the airport while waiting for his flight to flee the country. The woman - identified as PI and her boyfriend identified as Pradeep. K - were reportedly having sex when the accused threw acid on them....
1 hour 45 minute

Facebook faces lawsuit for hiding job ads from women

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing Facebook on behalf of three women job seekers who accused the social media giant of posting ads that are shown only to men.The ACLU, along with the Communications Workers of America and the employment law firm Outten & Golden LLP, on Tuesday filed charges with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Facebook.The women job seekers accused Facebook of targeting ads for jobs in male-dominated fields to younger male Facebook users only -- excluding all women and non-binary individuals, as well as older male users."The case is brought on behalf of three...

1 hour 56 minute

Indian police scrutinise major law firm in PNB fraud probe after documents moved

India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), is being scrutinised by federal agents after they seized documents related to the $2 billion fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank from CAM's premises in February, a lawyer representing the government and a police source told Reuters. In what has been dubbed as India's biggest bank fraud, PNB in January alleged that billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle had for years fraudulently raised billions of dollars in foreign credit by conspiring with staff at the bank. In mid-February, Modi's aides packed cartons of documents at one of his diamond firm's...
1 hour 58 minute

Flying low on fuel with multiple failures, this is how Air India flight saved 370 lives

"We have got multiple instrument failures. We are low on fuel", one of the pilots of an Air India flight carrying 370 people told an air traffic controller minutes before the aircraft managed to land safely at New Jersey on September 11. As the pilots of Boeing 777-300 aircraft grappled with technical issues and was seeking a place for landing, one of the messages from the air traffic controller said, "I am gonna do some research and get back to you in a second". The incident happened with AI-101 flight from Delhi to New York, forcing the aircraft to make...
1 hour 59 minute

Boy's heartbreaking photo raises Dh158,000 in one day

The tragic death of a sewer worker and the painful picture of his 11-year-old son weeping next to his dead body, moved hearts of Indian social media users to raise over $43,829 (Dh158,000 approx) for his family in a day.   27-year-old Anil from Delhi died when the rope lowering him into a sewer snapped, causing him to fall inside. The picture was taken moments before Anil was cremated and was shared on Twitter over 7,000 times.  The boy walked up to his father's body at a crematorium, moved the sheet from the face, held the cheeks with both hands, just...

2 hour 34 minute

Now, break the ice at Dubai's new Baskin-Robbins Dessert Café

Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, opened its first-ever Dessert Café in the UAE on Saturday. The new café at Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai officially opened its doors with grand celebrations attended by members of the Galadari family, top executives from Galadari Ice Cream Co Ltd and Baskin-Robbins. "We are excited about this new concept and are delighted to introduce our first-ever Baskin-Robbins Dessert Café to the public and launch our delicious range of signature desserts to the country," said John Varughese, vice-president, Dunkin' Brands International. "We, alongside the Galadari team, look forward to this...
3 hour 30 minute

15-year-old girl becomes second wife of 44-year-old man

Malaysia's government has come under renewed pressure to outlaw child marriages after another case of a child bride surfaced in a rural state, the second in two months. The New Straits Times newspaper reported that a 15-year-old teenager became the second wife of a 44-year-old Muslim man in northeast Kelantan state. It says the union was approved by the Shariah court with her parents' consent. The case came two months after a Kelantan rubber trader married an 11-year-old girl as his third wife. Muslim girls under the minimum legal marriage age of 16 can wed with the consent of the...
3 hour 40 minute

RCom to exit telecom fully to focus on realty: Anil Ambani

Billionaire Anil Ambani on Tuesday announced that the cash-strapped Reliance Communications will be completely exiting the telecom business to concentrate on real estate in future. The first priority for RCom, which is credited for democratising telecom services through cheaper offers in early 2000s, is to resolve it's over Rs40,000 crore debt (Dh20 billion), he told shareholders at the company's 14th annual general meeting in Mumbai. "We have decided that we will not proceed in this sector. And many other companies have taken a similar call. This is very much a writing on the wall, the future... "As we have moved...

3 hour 45 minute

Tesla to bring most collision repairs in-house: Musk

Tesla Inc is bringing most collision repairs in-house, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday, saying owners of the vehicles were experiencing excessive wait times at body shops. "Exciting to see some Tesla collision repair operations already completing within 24 hrs. Aiming for same day soon, then under an hour," Musk said. Exciting to see some Tesla collision repair operations already completing within 24 hrs. Aiming for same day soon, then under an hour. - Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 16, 2018 Goal is for repaired car to be better than before accident. Should always be true...
4 hour 20 minute

Apple iOS 12 with new tools now available

Apple's iOS 12, the latest version of advanced mobile operating system (OS) and the successor to iOS 11 which is said to make daily tasks faster and more responsive, is now available globally. The latest OS promises to bring performance improvements across the system and to more devices than any previous version, thus, supporting iPhone 5s that was introduced in 2013. "Available as a free software update, iOS 12 introduces new augmented reality (AR) experiences, fun new features like Memoji, Siri Shortcuts that open up a world of apps to work with Siri and new tools to help people reduce...
4 hour 47 minute

Trump to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump's administration will impose a 10 per cent tariff later this month on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, increasing to 25 per cent at the end of the year, a move that will sharply escalate the American trade war with Beijing.The administration announced on Monday that the additional tariffs which will take effect from September 24, are on top of penalties enacted earlier this year on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, CNN reported. Taken together, it means roughly half of the products that China sells to the US each year will be hit by American...