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Now a taxi is just an app away

Now a taxi is just an app away Staff Report Published: Oct 23, 2013, 9:07 PM Abu Dhabi: A mobile app – Easy Taxi – that eases a taxi ride was launched at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit. The app – available for iOS, Android and the new BlackBerry devices – can confirm the pick-up […]

UAE households the target for lowering water use UAE households the target for lowering water use ABU DHABI // The UAE has one of the world’s most efficient water-supply networks, losing only 10 per cent to leaks, so the focus for preserving the precious resource has to be on consumers. And with demand for water continuing to grow, Abu Dhabi’s nine power […]

Taxis to charge Salik from Tuesday Taxis to charge Salik from Tuesday By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter Published: Jan 15, 2013 9:59 PM Dubai: Taxis in Dubai will start charging a Dh4 toll from Tuesday when passing through Salik toll gates installed across four different locations in Dubai, a senior Roads and Transport (RTA) official told Gulf News. Tolls for […]

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need. To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a […]

Air Arabia introduces Dubai city check-in at Lamcy Plaza

You can now check-in your baggage at Lamcy Plaza Ground floor. Air Arabia will transport the baggage. Air Arabia buses from Lamcy Plaza will also pick and drop you at Sharjah Airport. Click below image to enlarge and get all details!

Call a taxi by SMS from the Dubai metro

Khaleej Times – Dubai Health Authority on Kid’s lunch boxes

The types and amount of food that lunch boxes of school students in Dubai should contain will soon depend on the new guidelines to be issued by the authorities to promote healthy eating habits. Dubai Municipality’s Food Control Department in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority has come up with instructions for preparing school meals […]

Dubai eGovernment updates mPay services – Users can now pay Salik, DEWA, traffic fines   By Georgina EnzerPublished May 6, 2012 Dubai eGovernment has updated its mPay mobile payment gateway and has added new features, including SMS capabilities. Users can now send an SMS to 4488 to inquire or pay government transaction fees or due charges. The SMS service now allows Salik recharge from RTA, payment of traffic fines […]

Renew your driving licence online Renew your driving licence online By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief ReporterPublished: April 26, 2009, 23:10 Dubai: Motorists in Dubai can now renew their driving licences online, Gulf News has learnt. “We have launched the online driving licence renewal service this week,” Engineer Ali Al Jasem, Director of the Licensing Department at the Licensing Agency of […]