• A drone to make navigation safer

    The students are working on the prototype that can help charge the drones using solar panels. Although unmanned aerial vehicles, or drone, innovations began in the early 1900s, its life-saving potential was realised only in the late 50s and fully-realised just now. Drones are being applied in health

    • Khaleej Times
  • Mohammed bin Zayed visit a big win for businesses

    The visit [to India] will result in strong dividends for both nations. The UAE is a key global trading and financial centre thus it is imperative for Indian companies to have a presence in the country, said Rashesh Shah, chairman and chief executive officer of Edelweiss Group. "The UAE is an important

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  • Teachers beat my son, says mum

    Some teachers of a government school have reportedly been caught on CCTV cameras assaulting a student, according to a complaint registered by the student's mother. In her complaint to the Ajman Education Zone, the woman claimed the teachers repeatedly beat her son.

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  • India's Open Skies policy matter of concern: UAE minister

    Al Mansouri said the UAE is looking to invest in civil aviation, infrastructure and airlines. India's latest Open Skies policy to countries that are 5,000km away is a matter of concern for the UAE, said Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. "We feel that together, India and UAE

    • Khaleej Times
  • 'India, UAE will fight terror together'

    The two sides agreed to work together towards the adoption of India's proposed Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism in the United Nations. The growing bilateral cooperation between the UAE and India to combat international terrorism will contribute to global peace and security, the

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  • UAE launches inspection to check unlicensed vendors

    Abu Dhabi, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) A campaign has been launched in Abu Dhabi in cooperation with the municipalities and the police to keep a check on street vendors. The Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi said it was committed to eliminate all the negative practices that affect the business

    • IANS
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  • UAE, India talk tough on terror

    The UAE and India on Friday came out strongly against extremism and terrorism in all forms and manifestations, and reiterated that any justification for terrorism or links between extremism and religion should be strongly rejected by the international community. The two countries released a joint statement

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  • Smarter borders critical to national digital transformation

    The UAE and India signed a memorandum of understanding, or MoU, for cooperation in the area of combating electronic crimes on Thursday and this is perceived as an interesting cooperation that has to be viewed in the context of both countries ambitious plans to build the smartest cities and nations in

    • Khaleej Times
  • Sharjah set to be safest city in the region

    Following its achievements throughout 2015 - including a 2 per cent reduction in crime - the Sharjah Police have drawn up plans to make the emirate the safest city in the region, according to a top Sharjah Police official. Speaking to Khaleej Times, he said the police are putting in extra effort to

    • Khaleej Times
  • UAE, India must build on historical relationship

    A hundred years ago, Indian merchants came to Gulf coastal cities, especially Dubai, to work and forge their businesses. Later, the merchants were followed by a great many doctors, engineers, builders and accountants as well as other educated people who helped stimulate business and social activities

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  • Getting to know the UAE up close and personal

    Usually when students are taught about the distinguishing features of a desert country such as the UAE, mountains and long, beautiful stretches of coastline are not the kind of descriptions that crop up. The New York University Abu Dhabi, as part of its J-term study programme, offers courses that are

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  • Abu Dhabi zoo to create space for more animals

    Officials at the Emirates Park Zoo and Resort in Abu Dhabi have announced an extension plan that will double the zoo’s space in order to house additional animals. In addition to the new animals, the zoo also seeks to create new educational programmes that are compatible with the Abu Dhabi Education

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  • RAK chemical warehouse blaze put out

    A fire broke out at a chemical warehouse in Ras Al Khaimah early on Friday morning, causing extensive damage to the warehouse but there were no reports of any casualties, according to Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence. The Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence, in coordination with civil defence centres in Sharjah

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  • Mohammad’s India visit concludes successfully

    On the third and concluding day of his visit to India, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India’s financial capital Mumbai, where he attended a special bell-ringing ceremony

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  • Crafting dhows with a passion

    Walking up the street leading to Ebrahim Saleh Hassan Bu Hazza’s house, you can hear a staccato of something striking wood at regular intervals and those familiar with the 89-year-old can tell that he is busy with what he loves doing the most — building scale models of dhows. To an outsider it appears

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  • Massive fire guts Ras Al Khaimah warehouse

    A massive fire broke out at a chemical warehouse on Friday here, causing widespread damage to the structure and its contents, according to Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence. The Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence, in cooperation with Civil Defence centres from Sharjah, Fujairah and Ajman managed to bring the fire

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  • Firefighter Challenge to headline security show

    Emergency response and disaster prevention will be highlighted during the largest homeland security conference taking place in the capital on March 15-17, the Ministry of Interior announced. The seventh edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR) 2016 will also

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  • India, UAE strongly condemn state sponsors of terrorism

    New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India and the UAE have strongly condemned state sponsors of terrorism and use of terrorism as a state policy, according to a joint issued on Friday, the concluding day of the three-day visit to India of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander of the USE Armed Force Sheikh

    • IANS
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  • New app helps young Iranians avoid "morality police"

    * New app collects data on morality police checkpoints * Aim is to help Iranians avoid patrols and checks * Security a concern after arrests of social media users By Sam Wilkin DUBAI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic's "morality

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  • U.S. sees Saudi Arabia and UAE providing commandos for Syria

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday he expected Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to provide special oeprations forces to help Syrian opposition fighters battling Islamic State, including to retake the city of Raqqa. "We're going to try to give opportunities and power

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  • Salesman on trial in Dubai for molesting 4-year-old girl

    The incident allegedly happened on January 22

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  • UAE-India ties get deeper and stronger

    It continued on Thursday, the second day of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan's visit to India when the UAE and New Delhi signed seven agreements on cyber security, infrastructure investment, renewable energy, currency swaps, insurance, culture and skill development. The camaraderie

    • Khaleej Times
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  • Residents from the Capital stand up to cancer

    Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Abu Dhabi according to the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD).  Over 400,000 people fall victim and lose the battle to cancer every year in the region. As cancer is one of the world's biggest killers, various organisations and initiatives took in

    • Khaleej Times
  • Dubai theme park on track for Oct opening

    The Dubai Parks and Resorts has announced that the facility in Jebel Ali is on track to open this year. Lease proposals have been signed for over 50 per cent of the space in the theme parks while close to two-thirds of available units have been leased at Riverland Dubai. "During 2015, we continued

    • Khaleej Times
  • When Indian PM visited the UAE after 34 years

    On the eve of his visit to the UAE on August 16, 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was keen to foster a strategic partnership, particularly in the security, energy and investment sectors, with the fastest growing Arab economy and its visionary and pragmatic leadership. In an interview

    • Khaleej Times
  • Women's representation in cabinet lauded

    The 29-member cabinet now has eight women - five of whom were included among eight new faces announced by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Shamsa Saleh, CEO of Dubai Women Establishment, of which newly appointed Minister

    • Khaleej Times
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  • Government Summit to work year-round on global causes

    With immediate effect, WGS has commenced operations as an international organisation that works throughout the year to achieve its global goals. As part of this priority, WGS will publish research studies, launch development indicators, and collaborate with global partners that share its vision on best

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  • UAE, India ties get new boost with seven agreements signed

    Strategic ties between the UAE and India got a boost on Thursdayfollowing the signing of a number of bilateral deals. India and the UAE signed seven agreements across several sectors on second day of the three-day visit to India of a high-powered UAE delegation. The agreements are in the field of cybersecurity

    • Gulf News
  • Mohammad Bin Zayed inspects Guard of Honour at Indian presidential palace

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top official were present for the occasion

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  • Sharjah Council elects first female chairperson

    Khawla Abdul Rahman Al Mulla has been appointed Chairperson of the Sharjah Consultative Council, marking the first time a woman has held the post. A first in the history of Sharjah’s highest advisory body since its inception in 1999, Al Mulla expressed her pride at being the first woman to be elected

    • Gulf News
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  • Dubai plant souq offers oasis of shopping

    Huge variety and deals available at market comprised of hundreds of shops in Warsan 3 area

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  • Visitor fined Dh5,000 for cross-dressing in Dubai Mall

    A visitor has been fined Dh5,000 for cross-dressing by putting on make-up and wearing a woman’s outfit at Dubai Mall. The British man, S.L., was disguised as a woman when police apprehended him on December 18. The Dubai Misdemeanours Court convicted S.L. of cross-dressing despite having contended that

    • Gulf News
  • Spread cheese, not rumours: DM

    Dubai Municipality is debunking rumours circulating on social media claiming that cheese spreads are carcinogenic and contain toxic substances. Khaled Al Sharif Al Awadhi, Executive Director of the Food Control Department at Dubai Municipality, said there are no impurities or carcinogenic substances

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  • Top school fundraisers win novel award

    UAE students and schools have been awarded for raising funds towards primary education access of children in developing countries, in what could become an annual award in an “advanced” format. The campaign saw participating schools and students hold fund-raising events in support of Dubai Cares programmes

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  • India visit reflects UAE friendship

    On our way to the Taj Palace hotel, I noticed heavy fog. In Beijing too, we noticed the same problem when we accompanied His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, during his recent visit to China. Maybe it is the problem

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  • Missing 6 year old girl found

    A six year-old girl was found in the trunk of a salon vehicle after she went missing for 12 hours in Al Ain’s Al Nahel area. The incident sparked a social media campaign under the hashtag #The Search for the Al Nahel Child where users prayed for the child’s safety and expressed concern for her well-being

    • Gulf News
  • Chance of light rain in parts of UAE on Friday

    There is a chance of light rain in the northern emirates on Friday thanks to increased cloud cover, the weather bureau said. “Cloud cover will increase late on Thursday and early Friday with a small chance of rain, but it might be just a drizzle in the northern areas,” a forecaster at the National Centre

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  • New paid parking spaces on King Faisal Street

    Parking spaces located on King Faisal Street in the Al Majaz 1 area will become prepaid starting February 13, announced Sharjah Municipality. The move to create additional paid car parks in Sharjah, is a part of the municipality’s efforts to ease the issue of finding parking for residents and to prevent

    • Gulf News
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  • Woman jailed for stealing Dh675,000 from empty flat

    A jobless woman has been sentenced to one year in jail for breaking into another woman’s flat and stealing Dh500,000 worth of valuables and Dh175,000 in cash. The 36-year-old Turkish woman, K.Y., broke the door lock of the Iraqi woman’s flat, destroyed the drawer and then walked away with Dh675,000

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  • Driver jailed for molesting stewardess in taxi

    A taxi driver has been jailed for three months for molesting a stewardess. The 36-year-old Pakistani driver S.B. was driving his taxi when the Japanese stewardess hailed him to take her home at Al Nahda in November. Presiding judge Fahd Al Shamsi said the accused will be deported following the completion

    • Gulf News
  • UAE-India ties revive old connections

    Relations between the UAE and India have received a dynamic new momentum following the elevation of their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership last year, but the UAE expects to make further investments in India more streamlined by removing existing bottlenecks, the UAE Minister of State for

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  • Youth welcome move to empower them, harness their energy

    Young Emiratis welcomed the greater representation of youth and women in the new ministerial cabinet announced by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday. “Appointment of a young woman as youth minister is a sign

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  • Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre playing stellar role

    To cater to the growing demand for health care in the UAE, a remote health care provision service has been helping residents receive answers to their medical concerns from their homes. “UAE residents tend to make an average of 4 to 14 visits to the clinic per year, but a great proportion of these medical

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  • Ministers vow to work with diligence to achieve UAE’s ambitions

    Newly appointed ministers vowed to work with utmost diligence to achieve the leadership’s vision — to ensure that the UAE occupies the No 1 position in every field. Noora Mohammad Al Kaabi, Minister for Federal National Council (FNC) Affairs, expressed her happiness at being tasked with this position

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  • Federal National Council marks 44th anniversary

    The late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE, once appealed to the Federal National Council to bring him and the government to account if the House found any failure in carrying out their duties. Forty-four years ago, on February 12, 1972, Shaikh Zayed, along with Rulers

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  • Minister of Yoga and other unusual government posts

    On Wednesday, Ohoud Al Roumi was named as UAE Minister of State for Happiness in a major government shake-up. It is a clear declaration that the pursuit happiness among UAE citizens and residents is now part of the government's key performance indicators. The United Arab Emirates isn’t the only

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  • Corporal conspires against ex-wife in custody battle

    A police corporal has been accused of conspiring with his two colleagues to give false testimony before a Sharia judge that he never remarried after divorce to win a custody battle. The 43-year-old police corporal and his two partners [policemen] were said to have conspired against the corporal’s divorcee

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  • First woman chairperson of Sharjah Consultative Council elected

    Khawla Abdul Rahman Al Mulla was elected as the Chairperson of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) on Thursday, making her the first woman to be elected to this position since the SCC was established in 1999. The SCC recently held elections where a total of 195 candidates, including 43 women, were

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  • India, UAE sign nine agreements, to boost ties further

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine agreements were exchanged between India and the UAE, including on cyber security and infrastructure investment, as the two sides agreed to further boost bilateral ties on Thursday, the second day of the three-day visit of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince

    • IANS
  • India and UAE sign string of deals on crown prince visit

    India and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday signed deals in fields ranging from space technology to renewable energy during a visit to New Delhi by Abu Dhabi's crown prince, the Indian foreign ministry said. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed the

    • AFP
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  • Spain dismantles falcon trafficking ring destined for UAE races

    Spanish police said Thursday they had dismantled an international ring that smuggled falcons to the United Arab Emirates, where bird-of-prey racing is an elite sport. "Over the past few years, more than 500 specimens of these birds may have been exported at a value of over one million euros ($1.1

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  • India, UAE sign seven agreements across various sectors

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India and the UAE signed seven agreements across various sectors on Thursday, the second day of the three-day visit to India of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The leaders witness the exchange of four

    • IANS
  • Abu Dhabi crown prince calls on Ansari

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday called on Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday, the second day of his three-day visit to India.

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  • India, UAE sign four agreements

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India and the UAE signed four agreements across various sectors on Thursday, the second day of the three-day visit to India of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The leaders witness the exchange of four

    • IANS
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  • President hails elevation of India-UAE ties

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed "great satisfaction" at the elevation of the relationship between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to a comprehensive strategic partnership. The president's remarks came when Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and

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  • Abu Dhabi crown prince calls on president

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. President Pranab Mukherjee receives

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  • Abu Dhabi crown prince pays tribute at Rajghat

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday visited Rajghat and laid a wreath at the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Sheikh Mohamed, who observed a minute

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  • UAE, India pacts to boost partnership in new areas

    The UAE and India are set to unveil a series of new agreements which will strengthen their strategic partnership in new areas, a top Indian official said, as His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, began a three-day

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  • One-third of UAE adults could have fatty liver disease

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