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163 UAE students bag awards for ‘thinking science’

A total of 163 young, aspiring UAE scientists were recognised for their creativity, resourcefulness and innovation at the awarding ceremony for the seventh edition of the pan-UAE Think Science competition, held in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Winning student projects included ...

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UAE woman wakes up from coma 27 years after car accident

She was in the back of a car with her four-year-old son on the way to their home in Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), when the vehicle collided with a school bus. Ms Munira Abdulla, then 32, ...

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Mobile vendors retrieve deleted photos, blackmail customers in UAE

To the shock of residents in Sharjah, few mobile phone vendors are blackmailing them with personal videos, photos and asking them to pay money. The Sharjah Police revealed these shopkeepers are retrieving deleted content from phones sold by the customers ...

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Indian Food & Film Festival to be organised in Jeddah in 25 and 26 April

The Consulate General of India in association with Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) is organizing an “Indian Food & Film Festival” on 25th & 26th April, 2019 in the premises of Consulate General of India. Famous Indian restaurants from Jeddah ...

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Unlicensed drivers in UAE caused 580 accidents in 15 months

Unlicensed drivers caused 580 accidents in Ras Al Khaimah in the last 15 months, a top official has told Khaleej Times. Colonel Ahmad Al Sam Al Naqbi, director of the traffic and patrols department, RAK Police, said 90 such accidents ...

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IB schools in UAE to teach kids how to spot ‘fake news’

UAE students attending International Baccalaureate schools will soon be learning about ‘fake news’ as part of a new requirement in their curriculum. Pupils will be educated on how to identify genuine and false news stories, along with the impact fake ...

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UAE-India ties reaching golden era, say officials

The UAE-India economic, political and cultural ties are in their golden era with bilateral trade and investments continuing to grow ever year, senior officials of the two countries said in Dubai on Friday. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE ...

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Ministry of Commerce and Industry organise investment seminar in Jeddah

Invest India, a body under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, had organized a India Investment Seminar in Jeddah on 17th April 2019 in active collaboration with the Consulate General of India, Jeddah, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority ...

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Asked to vacate flat, drunk man attacks landlord in UAE

A man stood trial before the Sharjah Criminal Court, for assaulting and insulting a security guard after refusing to comply with eviction notice. The victim said in his testimony that he got orders from the landlord to accompany the eviction ...

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2 UAE expats caught with fake currency worth Dh45,500

The Sharjah Police have arrested two Asians for trying to promote circulation of fake Dh100 and Dh200 bank notes in groceries and petrol stations. Acting on a tip-off, the police set up search teams to track the whereabouts of the ...

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Indian man gets 3 months in prison, faces deportation in Dubai for hacking 15 websites

Dubai: A 33-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to three months in prison followed by deportation for hacking 15 websites, according to a media report. The Dubai Court of First Instance on Monday charged the man with hacking websites and ...

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6 Pakistanis, including 4 of a family, killed in UAE villa fire

Six Pakistani men, including four of a family, were killed after a fire broke out in a villa in Al Ain’s Zakher area, the police said on Sunday. The tragedy was reported at 5.53am on Friday. The police said the ...

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‘Wanted’ expat arrested at UAE airport for past crime

An Asian man was arrested at an airport in UAE, while waiting in transit for his connecting flight. The wanted transit passenger was traveling from Europe to an Asian country – unaware of the fact that he could get arrested ...

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Wishes granted for 3,400 children since 2009 in UAE

From meeting celebrities, visiting Disneyland or getting an iPhone or laptops as gifts, more than 3,400 terminally ill children in the UAE have had their wishes granted in the last 10 years, thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation, the ...

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