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Gulf News Overnighter Fun Drive: Thrill seekers conquer the desert

January 18, 2019 8:27 am0 comments
Gulf News Overnighter Fun Drive: Thrill seekers conquer the desert

Here’s a peek into the Fun Drive album with participants, marshals and volunteers 18-1-2019,Friday,Adventure was the word of the hour as the 38th edition of the Gulf News Overnighter Fun Drive steered to a successful conclusion at the Moreeb Dune camp in Liwa, Abu Dhabi. Participants braved the dipping Mercury […]

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400 workers’ disputes in UAE resolved in record time

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Abu Dhabi Judicial Department helps settle about Dh3 million in dues 18-1-2019,Friday,Abu Dhabi: As many as 400 workers’ disputes were amicably resolved by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) and it also helped them settle about Dh3 million in dues, the department said on Thursday. The Labour Reconciliation Committee in […]

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Qatar beat Saudi Arabia to take Group E top spot

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Almoez nets brace as UAE to meet Kyrgyzstan in next round 18-1-2019,Friday,Qatar’s Almoez Ali scored a brace to enter record books as the top scorer of the AFC Asian Cup in one competition as Qatar beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 to top Group E with nine points, at the Zayed Sports […]

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Six entities cut paper usage by half in Dubai

January 17, 2019 8:07 am0 comments
Six entities cut paper usage by half in Dubai

Dubai Police, DEWA, RTA, DED, DLD and DTCM lead emirate’s plan on paperless society 17-1-2019,Thursday,Dubai: Six government entities in Dubai are already 57 per cent paperless just six months in to the city’s quest to become all-digital by December 12, 2021, it was announced on Wednesday. Dubai Police, Dubai Electricity […]

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Emirati student invents drone for firefighting

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Emirati student invents drone for firefighting

Student says device useful on narrow lanes where firefighting vehicles can’t reach 17-1-2019,Thursday,Abu Dhabi: An Emirati student, who has invented a drone for firefighting, claims it cannot only save lives but also aid Civil Defence personnel by greatly reducing their risk factor. Shouq Mohammad, 18, a student from Kalba in […]

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Etihad flies first flight using part biofuel

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Etihad flies first flight using part biofuel

Initiative shows possible commercial production of biofuel in UAE 17-1-2019,Thursday,Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has flown the first commercial flight partially fuelled by locally produced biofuel derived from plants grown in saltwater, which reduces carbon emissions, officials announced here on Wednesday. The successful flight of the Etihad Airways Boeing 787 powered […]

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A royal society forms in Dubai, offering a bejewelled helping hand

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A royal society forms in Dubai, offering a bejewelled helping hand

At the Emerald Palace Kempinski in Dubai, old families came together 17-1-2019,Thursday,Dubai: A palace fit for a king. Or several princes and princesses, to be exact. The newly opened Emerald Palace Kempinski on the Palm Jumeirah played host on Tuesday night to a number of royal families, who convened to […]

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Emirates, flydubai to add new code-share routes

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Carriers say they plan to strengthen partnership in 2019 17-1-2019,Thursday,Dubai: Emirates and flydubai said on Wednesday that they plan to add new code-share destinations in 2019 as they strengthen their partnership. The two Dubai-based carriers have been in partnership since the end of October 2017, and have since integrated their […]

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Lebanon bank on history to progress

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Knockout spots limited as teams jostle for position 17-1-2019,Thursday,Dubai: As expected, Asian power-horses Saudi Arabia and Qatar occupy the top two spots in Group E, leaving Lebanon and North Korea fighting it out for third place and a chance of making it to the round of 16 at Sharjah Stadium […]

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Kyrgyzstan keep last-16 hopes alive

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Kyrgyzstan keep last-16 hopes alive

Eriksson’s men head home from Asian Cup with three losses and no points 17-1-2019,Thursday,Dubai: Philippines went down fighting to a 3-1 loss to Kyrgyzstan at Rashid Stadium in Dubai as the sides fought out who would finish third in Group C behind the already-qualified South Korea and China. Both teams […]

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