Abu Dhabi women to support family of Kerala nurse who died of Nipah virus

May 23, 2018 8:03 am0 comments
Abu Dhabi women to support family of Kerala nurse who died of Nipah virus

Two Keralites running medical institute back home offer to sponsor education of Lini’s sons Abu Dhabi, May 23- Two UAE-based women have come forward to sponsor the education of the children of the Indian nurse who died of Nipah virus in Kerala. Lini Sajeesh, a nursing assistant who took care […]

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Dubai Municipality launches eco-friendly shopping bags

May 18, 2018 8:25 am0 comments

6,000 eco-friendly shopping bags will be distributed at LuLu Hypermarket in Al Barsha Dubai, May 18-  Dubai Municipality has launched a new awareness initiative which will see 6,000 eco-friendly bags distributed at LuLu Hypermarket in Al Barsha. The awareness initiative called, “shop smartly and reduce your waste” is being implemented […]

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Global debating tournament in Dubai

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Around 640 students from 26 schools in the UAE are participating in this regional round Dubai, May 18- The World Scholar’s Cup (WSC)  is a global debating tournament, will be held at the Debating Society of Gems Modern Academy on May 17  and 18. Around 640 students from 26 schools […]

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New online campaign to encourage blood donations during Ramadan

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New online campaign to encourage blood donations during Ramadan

Initiative addresses the dip in blood donations during Ramadan and the summer months Dubai, May 18-  A new campaign launched on Thursday and running across the Middle East and North Africa aims to increase blood donations throughout Ramadan. The ‘Giving is in your blood’ campaign was launched as part of […]

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Cancer patients perform Umrah with help from friends

May 12, 2018 8:22 am0 comments

FOCP and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai take 28 cancer patients to Umrah Dubai, May 12- Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) UAE along with Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), has organised an all-expenses paid Umrah trip for 28 cancer patients and four FOCP supervisors. […]

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Math whizkids showcase skills

May 7, 2018 8:01 am0 comments
Math whizkids showcase skills

Students aged 6 to 13 come up with answers by the time one could reach for a calculator Dubai, May 7- Can you answer 200 math problems in eight minutes? Well, these students can. The mental agility of more than 1,100 students, some as young as six years, was tested […]

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UAE telecom authority responds to suicide game

April 30, 2018 8:13 am0 comments
UAE telecom authority responds to suicide game

he UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority said it has been following reports of the Blue Whale game since 2016 30-04-2018 Monday, Dubai: The deadly Blue Whale game – allegedly responsible for numerous cases of suicide worldwide – is not available in the UAE. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the UAE […]

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200 universities globally respond to Space Settlement Challenge

April 24, 2018 7:46 am0 comments

The first funding programme by The Dubai Future Foundation’s new think tank receives an exceptional response Dubai, April 24-  More than 260 research proposals from across the world were submitted for the Space Settlement Challenge held in Dubai by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Accelerated Research. The first funding […]

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When robots will be part of our daily life

April 19, 2018 8:01 am0 comments

Show at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival tracks evolution of robots and artificial intelligence Sharjah, April 19- Tiny robots will perform surgery inside our bodies and humans will colonise Mars, envisions The Future Machine at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), which opened on Wednesday. The exhibit, located in Hall 2 at […]

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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival kicks off on Wednesday

April 17, 2018 8:44 am0 comments
Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival kicks off on Wednesday

The festival features a line-up of 2,600 cultural and literary events Sharjah, April 17- The latest books, best — selling authors and a range of fun activities await visitors at the 11-day Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) which kicks off on Wednesday at Expo Centre Sharjah. Organised by the Sharjah […]

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