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Dubai announces first airport tax on passengers

Dubai announces first airport tax on passengers

The emirate of Dubai, whose airport is the world`s busiest for international passengers, announced Wednesday it was introducing a tax on travellers to help finance expansion, as Gulf governments grapple with plummeting revenues.

Sayantan Das beats Stojanovic; in sight of GM norm

Sayantan Das beats Stojanovic; in sight of GM norm

 International Master Sayantan Das closed in on his Grandmaster norm, defeating Serbian Mihajlo Stojanovic in the seventh round of Dubai International Open chess tournament here at the Dubai Chess and Culture club.

Dubai Airports reduce 72,000 tonnes CO2 emissions

Conservation efforts by the Dubai Airports have helped reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 72,793 tonnes.

Harika holds Melkumyan, Ravichandran loses to Maghami

International Master Dronavalli
Harika held Armenian Grandmaster Hrant Melkumyan to a draw,
while compatriot Tejas Ravichandran`s dream run was halted by
Grandmaster Ghaem Maghami Ehsan of Iran in fourth round.

Harika holds Melkumyan, Ravichandran loses to Maghami

International Master Dronavalli
Harika held Armenian Grandmaster Hrant Melkumyan to a draw,
while compatriot Tejas Ravichandran`s dream run was halted by
Grandmaster Ghaem Maghami Ehsan of Iran in fourth round.