Robot volunteer joins Dubai Police

Dubai: A robot has joined Dubai Police to raise awareness about dangers of drug abuse. Called ‘Amal the volunteer’, the robot will interact with public in different areas and gatherings to raise awareness about drug abuse. Social media accounts of ... ( read original story ...)

Skype blocked in UAE? Here are the alternatives

Dubai: The festive season is in full swing and as expats have either gone back home to celebrate the holidays, or chosen to stay in the UAE, the free internet calling app Skype was used by many to connect with friends and family. Until now. Over the ... ( read original story ...)

Solar Park R&D investments to hit Dhs500m by 2020

Investments at the research and development centre in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will reach Dhs500m ($136m) by 2020, according to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. During a visit to the centre, DEWA’s CEO and managing director Saeed ... ( read original story ...)

Celebrating New Year in Downtown Dubai? Watch this

Dubai: As many as 1.5 million visitors are expected to visit Downtown Dubai to usher in the New Year, leading authorities to issue a cautionary message on what pathways should be taken for bachelors and families. As illustrated in the video, certain ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai solar park R&D Investments set to reach Dh500m by 2020

Investments into the research and development centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will reach Dh500 million by 2020, according to the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa). “The R&D Centre was launched in 2014 and focuses on ... ( read original story ...)

Last supper at Geetar, one of Sharjah’s oldest restaurants

... two branches — one in Rolla and the other on Al Wahda Street opposite the Sharjah City Centre. The latter closed 14 years ago, its manager Eshwarbhai told Gulf News. He recounts the days when drinking water was a precious commodity and how it was ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents’ most memorable moments in 2017

Dubai: As the UAE wraps up an eventful year, which has witnessed great growth and achievements, residents look back at how their lives have been impacted by these changes and some of the best moments they experienced here in 2017. They also spoke of some ... ( read original story ...)

DIP workers’ units to have affordable wi-fi

Dubai: Dubai Industrial Park will have wi-fi connectivity across all its labour accommodation units at an affordable rate for their more than 14,000 residents. Dubai Industrial Park, a designated district within Dubai Wholesale City, is located near the ... ( read original story ...)