First look: Barakah nuclear plant taking shape

July 26, 2017 7:25 am0 comments
First look: Barakah nuclear plant taking shape

Work at site continues to progress with Unit 1 reactor to start operations in 2018 Abu Dhabi,July 26 – Just five years ago, there was nothing but sand at what is now the site of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant. Fast forward to the present and what stands there is […]

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Lawyer says drug case against client was fabricated

July 25, 2017 7:28 am0 comments

Lawyer says bag of drugs was planted by informant Dubai,July 25 – A lawyer argued in court on Monday that a sequence of events that happened in five minutes could ruin his client’s future and land him in prison for life after a drug case was fabricated against him. A […]

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Dubai conducts pioneering dental study of Emiratis

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Dubai conducts pioneering dental study of Emiratis

Findings show that Emirati teeth are very similar to those of other Caucasian populations Dubai,July 25 – A new study in the UAE has measured the teeth of several hundred Emiratis to boost the emirate’s level of orthodontic treatment. The study, which saw 521 dental casts taken from Emirati patients, […]

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80 ‘starving and dying’ cats rescued from Dubai’s old fish market

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80 ‘starving and dying’ cats rescued from Dubai’s old fish market

Dubai Municipality rescues the stray animals after animal lovers appeal for help Dubai,July 25 – Dubai Municipality on Monday said it rescued 80 street cats which, according to animal lovers, were dying, starving, thirsty and sick from the old fish market in Deira. The civic body said it sent three […]

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DubaiPay payment portal sees 15 per cent growth

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Payment portal handles Dh12 billion in transactions in one year Dubai,July 15 – DubaiPay, an online payment portal via smartphones, registered a 15 per cent increase collected over a one-year period from June 2016 to this June. Over the same period, the number of transactions carried out recorded a surge […]

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Filipinos in UAE: Mixed reaction to Duterte’s second SONA

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Philippine president orders more assistance for country’s overseas workers Dubai,July 25 – The second State of the Nation Address (SONA) by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday received mixed reaction from Filipinos in the UAE, as many said they were expecting their leader to talk about programmes for overseas Filipino […]

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