War against single-use plastic gains momentum in UAE

June 5, 2018 8:26 am0 comments
War against single-use plastic gains momentum in UAE

World Environment Day 2018 zooms in on the global issue of single-use plastics Dubai, June 5-  The war against single-use plastic is gaining ground in the UAE as more and more companies and entities are ditching disposable plastics, it was revealed on the occasion of World Environment Day. Celebrated on […]

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Number of emergency calls stabilises after peaking in the first days of Ramadan

June 1, 2018 8:21 am0 comments
Number of emergency calls stabilises after peaking in the first days of Ramadan

Car accidents and cases involving blood pressure and diabetes patients among the most common calls received Dubai, June 1 –  The initial spike in emergency cases with the onset of Ramadan has stabilised, an emergency official said. In the first five days of Ramadan, the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services […]

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Nipah in Kerala: UAE asks passengers to be monitored for symptoms

May 31, 2018 8:03 am0 comments

MOHAP says suspected cases should be isolated, allays fears of major outbreak in India Dubai, May 31-  The Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday said it has ordered airport authorities to detect and notify passengers showing symptoms of Nipah infection that has hit the state of Kerala in India. […]

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UAE Space Agency discusses its plans at SpaceOps 2018

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UAE Space Agency discusses its plans at SpaceOps 2018

Delegation explains its Mars probe, UAE Astronaut Programme at event taking place in France Abu Dhabi, May 31-  A high-level UAE Space Agency delegation is taking part in SpaceOps 2018, an international forum for discussing advanced and technical areas of space exploration hosted by the French Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales […]

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Over 600 AUS students set to graduate

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Ruler of Sharjah to attend AUS graduation ceremony on Thursday Sharjah, May 31-  His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and president of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), will attend the university’s graduation ceremony on Thursday. The Spring 2018 Commencement will […]

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UAE asks residents to avoid unnecessary trips to Nipah virus hit Kerala

May 25, 2018 8:21 am0 comments
UAE asks residents to avoid unnecessary trips to Nipah virus hit Kerala

Ministry of Health and Prevention issues alert about possibility of contracting fatal infection Dubai, May 25-  The UAE on Thursday asked travellers to postpone unnecessary trips to Kerala till the Nipah virus outbreak in the south Indian state becomes under control. In a media statement issued around 3pm on Thursday, the […]

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