New Delhi: Passengers flying to India will have to fill in a new Customs form on their arrival from the new year while the need to fill immigration form for returning Indians is being done away with.[p]All passengers coming to India will be filling up an ‘Indian Customs Declaration form ’ giving details that will be different from the detachable perforated strip which is part of the immigration card at the moment. “There will be a separate form for Customs authorities and Immigration card from the new year onwards.” Official sources said.

Dubai was the toast of Paris on Wednesday and promised to “astonish” the world in 2020 through its vision of innovation and creativity after it bagged the right to host the world’s biggest exposition following a gruelling campaign and three rounds of voting. The victory also brought to fruition a two-year-old dream for the city which emerged the clear winner in the French capital in the final round after leading all the way.[p]Dubai’s tally of 116 out of 163 votes put Russia’s Ekaterinburg in the shade and there was not a moment to lose as the Burj Khalifa came to life with fireworks and residents rejoiced as the winner was announced.

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised Adopt-A-Camp charity campaign paid a fitting tribute to the memory of the late UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan as over 10,000 volunteers including 1,000 children collected and packed over 5,000 boxes of personal care items for distribution at a labour camp on the occasion of Zayed Day for Humanitarian Work on Ramadan 19 (July 28).

The Ministry of Labour short listed the entities committing “4” types of violations , for the sake to enhance the culture of communication with the violated entities owners & also to be gradient in the application of the administrative penalties against their entities and the importance of consistent notification to amend such violation through initial notification followed by second notification in the succeeding month, in the event the violated entities owner(s) fail to respond , immediately issuance of work permits to be banned for his/their other facilities as well as Non-approval to create a new business entity as of next September 2013, and after September all the employers will dealt the same as above by offering 2 month grace period and being notified twice to rectify violations.