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Emirati Innovation Day hosts local inventors

Posted on 26/04/2015: 197 views.

In a bid to inspire local endeavours in the fields of science, medicine and technology, Emirati inventors exhibited their innovations and spoke about their experiences at the Burj Khalifa Annex near Armani Hotel on Saturday. The Emirati Innovation Day, organised by the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), came as part of the activities of the ongoing Nobel Museum exhibition, which wraps up on April 30. Jamal Bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of MBRF, said that the UAE is rich in ...  Read More

UAE sends SAR team to rescue survivors in Nepal's devastating quake

Posted on 26/04/2015: 188 views.

Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a Search and Rescue (SAR) team from the Ministry of Interior will ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent to provide urgent relief to Nepal

Posted on 26/04/2015: 200 views.

Abu Dhabi, 26th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed ...  Read More

UAE leaders send cables of condolences to Nepalese President following deaths in quake

Posted on 26/04/2015: 215 views.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday sent a cable of condolences to Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, President of Nepal, following many deaths in an earthquake that struck his country yesterday. Sheikh Khalifa expressed heartfelt condolences to the Nepalese President, and ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Airports’ GCAS wins prestigious ICAO Award for training

Posted on 26/04/2015: 157 views.

The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports based in Al Bateen Executive Airport, has been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for delivering the most shared and validated TrainAir Plus Standardised Training Packages (STPs) than ...  Read More

UAE, Slovakia sign MoU establishing Joint Economic Committee to forge strong partnership

Posted on 26/04/2015: 129 views.

BRATISLAVA: Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the UAE, and Miroslav Lajcak, Slovakia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing the UAE-Slovakian Joint Economic Committee (JEC). The ...  Read More

Nahyan receives Irish Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation

Posted on 26/04/2015: 125 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, has received Richard Bruton, Irish Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, who is leading Enterprise Ireland's trade mission to the UAE and other Gulf countries. During the meeting which was attended by ...  Read More

Dubai Safari Park project to be completed next year

Posted on 26/04/2015: 144 views.

Dubai Safari, the long-awaited upcoming zoo park, is 30 per cent complete and expected to open in the third quarter of 2016, an official said on Saturday. Hussain Lootah, Dubai Municipality Director-General, said on Saturday that the massive Dh1 billion project will cover 119 hectares of ...  Read More

UAEBBY music video celebrates International Children’s Book Day 2015

Posted on 26/04/2015: 126 views.

The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) has released a music video in celebration of the 2015 International Children's Book Day (ICBD), during its participation in the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival, which will continue until May 2nd at Expo Centre Sharjah. The song was produced ...  Read More

60,000 people visit Sharjah Children's Reading Festival over three days

Posted on 26/04/2015: 128 views.

Over 60,000 people visited the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival during the first three days of its 7th edition, which kicked off on 22 April and continues until May 2nd at Sharjah Expo Centre, signifying that this year's attendants will surpass last year's total of 140,000 visitors throughout ...  Read More

MoI calls for collaboration to protect children from abuse and neglect

Posted on 26/04/2015: 119 views.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, pointed to the importance of collaboration of all the concerned authorities to ...  Read More

ADP arrest an Arab national for sharing a copyrighted film via external URL

Posted on 26/04/2015: 137 views.

The Abu Dhabi Police recently arrested an Arab national for trying to share an Arabic movie (still showing in cinemas across Abu Dhabi and other Arab cities) against a subscription fee through an external URL (outside the UAE) . The case was identified as a copyright infringement and intellectual ...  Read More

UAE road deaths in Q1 2015 fall by 21 per cent

Posted on 26/04/2015: 139 views.

Newly released figures from the Ministry of Interior show there were 147 road deaths in the first quarter of 2015 compared with 186 deaths in the same period last year, a fall of 21 percent, with sudden swerving the leading factor, responsible for a little over 19,8 per cent of total deaths. Other ...  Read More

Heroin worth Dh4.5 million seized at Dubai airport

Posted on 26/04/2015: 137 views.

The Dubai Customs has foiled an attempt to smuggle 9.2kg of heroin — believed to be worth Dh4.5 million — at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport. The contraband was seized from a secret pocket of an Asian passenger's bag. Ahmed Abdullah bin Lahej, Director of Passenger Operations at the ...  Read More

Nahyan bin Zayed honours winners of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2015

Posted on 26/04/2015: 135 views.

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, yesterday honoured winners of the 7th Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2015. Held under the ...  Read More