Minister discusses UAE tech strategy

Dubai: The UAE considers scientific and technological advancement as a key driver for future development, the Minister of State for Advanced Sciences has said. Sara Al Amiri, who is an accomplished engineer, said the foundations have been established for ... ( read original story ...)

Rahul Gandhi to visit UAE on January 9

Punnakkan Mohammad Ali, general secretary of INCAS UAE committee, told Gulf News that Gandhi will visit the UAE after attending the Biennial International Convention of GOPIO (Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin, a global networking platform for ... ( read original story ...)

More foggy mornings forecast in UAE

Dubai: Early morning fog is likely to cover parts of the UAE in the next three days, according to the weather bureau. Fog was seen in parts of the UAE on Saturday, with the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) saying that there is a chance of more fog ... ( read original story ...)

5th Sharjah World Music Festival from January 12 to 19

Sharjah: The fifth edition of the most anticipated annual music event in Sharjah is back to entertain UAE residents beginning January 12 to 19. The Sharjah World Music Festival (SWMF), presented by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in ... ( read original story ...)

Pakistani Christians in UAE hold Christmas gathering

... allowing us to practise our faith in the UAE and giving us land to build our church. We Christians feel very safe here because of the full security [accorded to all faiths here],” Rev Qadir told Gulf News. Rev Qadir reminded all Pakistani Christians ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Pulse web portal enriches daily lives

... near future as we work to transform Dubai into a fully smart city with smart government services that make people’s lives and business dealings easier,” Bint Butti said. At the launch, she told Gulf News that the Dubai Pulse online platform will ... ( read original story ...)

Sultan announces salary hike for Sharjah government employees

Sharjah: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced an increase in salaries for the Sharjah government employees. The government has allocated Dh600 million in the budget for this ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah announces big pay hike for government staff

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced an extraordinary New Year gift for all the government employees across the northern UAE emirate in the form of a massive pay hike by allocating Dh600 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Frame to open next week

The official inauguration of the project will take place next week and the public will be able to visit the Frame from the next day, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality told Gulf News. “It won’t be free (like Dubai Safari ... ( read original story ...)