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Sheikh Mohammed receives Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff
DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority, received Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, COAS, General Qamar Javed Bajwa and official delegation members, on Monday in Dubai. During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed and General
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National service builds generations who can address challenges: AD CP
ABU DHABI: The national service is one of the bedrocks for building generations who are capable of addressing challenges and instilling the values of loyalty, belonging and sacrifice for protecting the nation, preserving its achievements and gains, spurring national development and consolidating the nation’s security and stability, said His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme
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Sharjah Police arrest driver performing chancy stunts on a lark
SHARJAH: Sharjah Police arrested a young reckless motorist, following a video showing him performing stunts while driving his car. The video went viral. The investigation and traffic monitoring department of the traffic and patrolling department of Sharjah Police arrested the young Emirati driver who posted a video showing him driving recklessly while performing a stunt on two wheels of his car and making adjustments to his
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Dubai students can request for rainy day offs
DUBAI: Dubai, known for its innovative ideas and out of the box thinking, has gone one step ahead. This time for the little ones in the family. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has invited school students to “pre-register” their rainy day off requests on their survey site. The KHDA on its Twitter account said, “Dubai students: Now, you don’t have to ask for the day off every time it rains: pre-register your r
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Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed’s love of nature
DUBAI: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, published a photo of giraffes on a rainy day in Dubai on his Instagram account. The photo reveals the Crown Prince’s love of animals and nature. The Crown Prince captioned it, “Good Morning Dubai, rainy morning.” Sheikh Hamdan often shares stunning videos and photos on social media platforms.
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8-year-old Obaida killer must be executed: High Court
DUBAI: A man who kidnapped an eight-year-old compatriot boy (Obaida Al Aqrabawi), sodomised him and strangled him to death must be executed, the Cassation Court upheld on Monday. The Jordanian man Nidal Eissa, 48, was first found guilty of premeditated murder, kidnap, sexual assault, illicit alcohol consumption and driving under the influence of alcohol, by the Dubai Criminal Court. On Aug.15 the court’s jury unanimously sente
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Seha enters Guinness World Records by creating 114 sq.m mural
AL AIN: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has set a Guinness World Records for 2017 by creating the largest mural, measuring 114 sq.m. That recognition came during a ceremony organised by Seha to celebrate receiving the Guinness World Records certificate. The ceremony was held at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain city, and was attended by 800 employees and their families from Sewa's health facilities. These facilities
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UAE fuel prices for March announced
ABU DHABI: The UAE Ministry of Energy has announced a hike in fuel prices for March on Monday. The new fuel prices for March are: Dhs2.03 a litre for Super 98 up from Dhs2.0, Special 95 will be Dhs1.92 per litre, up from Dh1.89, E Plus-91 will be Dhs1.85, up from Dhs1.82. And diesel price has been increased to Dhs2.02 from Dhs2.0 per litre. Oil prices have been increasing in the last month after the Organization of Petroleum
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'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up
HOLLYWOOD: Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, but not before the film industry's biggest night was marred by one of the worst fiascos in its history, as "La La Land" was mistakenly handed the award first. Until the final minute the film industry's biggest night had run smoothly, marked by plenty of political statements — mainly jabs at President Donald Trump — and light-hearted jokes from host Ji
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NCMS warns of low visibility due to fog
ABU DHABI: The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, has urged motorists to be cautious due to low horizontal visibility caused by fog in various coastal and inland areas of the country. In a statement on Monday, the NMCS said that the weather today will be partly cloudy in general, becoming overcast at times over northern and eastern areas with the chance of some rain during the morning. Winds will be light to mode
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'It must be love:' wife-beating a source of pride for some in Mauritania
NOUAKCHOTT: Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters. "You're the daughter of a woman whose husband broke her hands. Your grandmother's legs were fractured by her husband. You must be loved," Salimata said, citing her mother's words. The 19-year-old woman from Mauritania's Soninké ethnic group, married to a man who also beats her, said she taught herself to believe what her mother told he
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RTA announces completion of 29 smart initiatives
DUBAI: Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has announced that the RTA had accomplished 29 initiatives as part of the Smart City project. This number includes 7 additional initiatives to the roadmap announced by RTA at the time of releasing the Smart City in March 2014. Thus, RTA has become the first government entity to announce the completion o
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Ministry launches over 150 initiatives for Month of Reading
ABU DHABI: Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, announced that the Ministry is to launch more than 150 different initiatives aimed at reaching out to all segments of society in March, which is the Month of Reading. This follows the adoption of the National Reading Plan by the Council of Ministers, to implement the directives of the UAE leadership, represented by His Highness Sheikh Kh
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Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model
BARCELONA: Finnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, on Sunday launched three new Android smartphones and unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out. Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia 3310 will allow web browsing. The new version will bring back its predecessor's popular "Snake" game and distinctive ringtones, said Arto Nummela, the head of
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Dubai Municipality teams drain out rainwater in record time
DUBAI: Dubai Municipality deployed 5,000 workers, 48 tanks and 95 suction pumps to drain out rainwater in record time. The Ghaith Dubai team that supervises the storm water drainage worked hard to remove all effects of the rain water and succeeded in facilitating the traffic movement on the streets of the emirate as well as sucking out the water from the streets that are not covered by the remote network. Talib Julfar, Assistant
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ERC provides urgent aid to residents of Yakhtal after its liberation
AL MOKHA: Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, team in Yemen have offered urgent relief aid to residents of coastal Yakhtal town, located some 12 kilometres north of Al Mokha city, after it was retaken from the coup militia. The move is part of the ERC efforts to alleviate the suffering of families that live in difficult conditions imposed on them by Al Houthi militia. It has so far distributed more than 5, 000 food baskets, blankets and
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Over 57,000 federal employees update their payroll system data
ABU DHABI: A total of 57,915 federal government employees currently have their information in the federal payroll system been updated, while a further 105 employees are in the process of updating their information. In a statement to WAM, Younis Haji Al Khouri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, said that the ministry has worked with the relevant authorities to immediately update identity numbers in employee records, after
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Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar for 'La La Land'
UNITED STATES: Emma Stone completed a clean sweep of Hollywood's major acting prizes on Sunday with an Oscar for her performance as an aspiring actress in the romantic musical "La La Land." Her best actress prize was probably the least surprising victory of a glittering night for Damien Chazelle's nostalgic musical, as the 28-year-old also picked up trophies at the Golden Globes, British BAFTAs and Screen Actors Guild Awards. "To
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Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win Oscar
UNITED STATES: Heavily-backed favorite Mahershala Ali won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his portrayal of a drug dealer in coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" -- becoming the first Muslim film star to pick up a golden statuette. A first-time nominee, the 43-year-old actor saw off competition from Britain's Dev Patel, veteran US actors Jeff Bridges and Michael Shannon and newcomer Lucas Hedges. "I want to thank my teach
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Chazelle makes history with best director Oscar for 'La La Land'
Los Angeles: Damien Chazelle on Sunday became the youngest ever filmmaker to win the Oscar for best director for his whimsical musical "La La Land," which took home a total of six awards. Chazelle's latest movie, an opulent tribute to the musicals of Old Hollywood, has already earned a record haul of seven Golden Globes and numerous trophies from Hollywood's various guilds. The six golden statuettes came despite the last-minute
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Hollywood takes on Trump at Oscars with message of inclusion
UNITED STATES: Hollywood seized the global platform of the Oscars on Sunday to take on Donald Trump, but stars kept the tone light and inclusive after the US president's divisive debut. With Trump famous for his angry Twitter attacks on critics, Hollywood's stars made jibes about incurring his wrath but mostly adopted a celebratory mood, with multiple winners highlighting their origins as immigrants, minorities or foreigners. "Th
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Priyanka stuns in white at the Oscars
LOS ANGELES: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, in a body-hugging gown by designer label "Ralph & Russo", presented a subtle and elegant figure as she stepped out at the 89th Academy Awards red carpet here on Sunday. It was Priyanka's second time at the Oscars, and once again the "Quantico" star went for a white ensemble. The gown was done with geometric details with a structured bodice giving a peek-a-boo glimpse of Priyanka's svel
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Bill Paxton, known for roles in 'Big Love,' 'Titanic,' dies at 61
WASHINGTON: American actor Bill Paxton, who rose to stardom in such Hollywood blockbusters as "Titanic" and inspired budding meteorologists as a tornado chaser in "Twister," has died at age 61, his family said on Sunday. A family representative said Paxton died of complications after surgery. It was not immediately known what procedure the Fort Worth, Texas, native had undergone. "Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who k
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Amitabh Bachchan walks fashion ramp for charity
MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan walked the ramp for designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for a charity event here. Amitabh, along with actors Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Iulia Vantur, Sonali Bendre and entrepreneur Sussanne Khan, took to the ramp at the 12th annual edition of Fevicol Caring with Style fashion show in association with the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA). Big B on Sunday night shared a few photographs from
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'It must be love:' wife-beating a source of pride for some in Mauritania
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8-year-old Obaida killer must be executed: High Court
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ERC provides urgent aid to residents of Yakhtal after its liberation
AL MOKHA: Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, team in Yemen have offered urgen..
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Dubai Municipality teams drain out rainwater in record time
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'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up
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