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Abu Dhabi’s Al Dhafra area swarmed by locusts

January 18, 2019 8:28 am0 comments
Abu Dhabi’s Al Dhafra area swarmed by locusts

Situation under control; no reports of environmental or economic damage, say authorities 18-1-2019,Friday,Abu Dhabi: The Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi (EAD) confirmed on Thursday that they have brought a plague of locusts under control in Al Dhafra. The infestation didn’t have any adverse environmental or economic effects, according to a […]

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Gulf News Overnighter Fun Drive: Thrill seekers conquer the desert

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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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Son aims to shine brighter for South Korea

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Son aims to shine brighter for South Korea

Winger to give his all despite a heavy workload for Spurs 18-1-2019,Friday,Abu Dhabi: It was in September last year that South Korea star Son Heung-min was faced with the challenge to see his side take gold at the Asian Games in Jakarta and earn him a reprieve from mandatory national […]

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Steely Japan fight back to down Uzbeks

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Steely Japan fight back to down Uzbeks

Three wins from three for Samurai Blue to round off Asian Cup Group F 18-1-2019,Friday,Dubai: Japan fought back to defeat Uzbekistan 2-1 at Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain on Thursday evening. The Samurai Blue had already qualified for the round of 16 thanks to slender wins over Turkmenistan […]

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Ali continues to shine in Dubai

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Ali continues to shine in Dubai

Emirati and Saga De La Roque combine to win Meydan Speed Stakes 18-1-2019,Friday,Dubai: Shaikh Ali Abdullah Al Qasimi repeated his first-day heroics to win the opening class on Day 2 of the Dubai Show Jumping Championship to win the Dh46,000 Meydan Speed Stakes CSI2* on Day 2 of the event […]

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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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