Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children announces 2018 events

January 8, 2018 8:54 am0 comments
Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children announces 2018 events

Music, poetry, theatre and nutrition events to be held in January and February January-8: Dubai: Exquisite performances and artworks by talented children will be showcased for the first time under new initiatives announced by Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children (AJCCC) for 2018. A total of four different events and […]

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Mariah Carey to Sanjay Dutt: Celebs ring in the New Year

January 2, 2018 7:28 am0 comments
Mariah Carey to Sanjay Dutt: Celebs ring in the New Year

January-1: It was another night of festivities across the globe as some of the biggest celebrities from Hollywood and Bollywood called in 2018 amidst much fanfare. For Mariah Carey, bidding goodbye to 2017 included making through her performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest cleanly after bungling it […]

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Study to determine pesticide residue levels in food

December 28, 2017 8:04 am0 comments
Study to determine pesticide residue levels in food

Research will help determine residents’ average pesticide intake in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, December 28-A new study will aim to determine the pesticide residue level in five of the most consumed foods in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, with the aim of providing a clearer picture about residents’ pesticide residue […]

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When Facebook asks if social media is bad for us, it’s time to listen

December 22, 2017 8:10 am0 comments
When Facebook asks if social media is bad for us, it’s time to listen

December -22: Perhaps the back-room staff at Facebook have been gorging themselves on feel-good seasonal movies, or the ghost of Christmas future popped by. Something certainly seems to have prompted the glimmer of conscience that’s on display in a recent Facebook news post, titled ‘Hard Questions: Is spending time on […]

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Al Jalila Foundation awards Dh6m for biomedical research

December 7, 2017 8:37 am0 comments
Al Jalila Foundation awards Dh6m for biomedical research

The seed grants for 21 focus on research in the field of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and mental health Dubai, December 7-  Al Jalila Foundation announced on Wednesday that it has awarded Dh6 million in seed grants to 21 UAE-based medical researchers bringing the total investment to date to […]

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Palestinian schoolgirl wins Arab Reading Challenge’s local chapter

May 10, 2017 7:28 am0 comments
Palestinian schoolgirl wins Arab Reading Challenge’s local chapter

Afaf Sharif will go on to UAE-backed competition’s final stages with nine other student finalists Bethlehem, May10 – An eleventh-grade Palestinian schoolgirl has won the local chapter of the UAE-backed Arab Reading Challenge. Afaf Sharif, who studies at a girls’ school in Ramallah, was honoured at a ceremony in Bethlehem […]

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