Flag Day celebrated across UAE with pride and joy

Abu Dhabi/Dubai: The UAE today unanimously celebrated Flag Day, which marks the accession of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE. The occasion symbolises the country’s abiding values of humanitarianism, tolerance ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Flag Day celebrations marked across the country

Dubai: The morning of November 3 witnessed balloons in the colours of the UAE flag released into the sky and flag-hoisting ceremonies to mark UAE’s Flag Day. The occasion marks the accession of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the ... ( read original story ...)

Emiratis may soon drive taxis in Abu Dhabi

In terms of enhanced services, the regulator is currently working to equip all taxis with free WiFi access, as reported by Gulf News in September. The WiFi will be accessible as soon as the taxi meter starts running. In addition, the Abu Dhabi Taxi ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala weighs Tabreed stake sale-sources

DUBAI, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi state investment vehicle Mubadala Development Co is considering the sale of a least part of its stake in Dubai's National Central Cooling Co (Tabreed), three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Tabreed's ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Festival line-up announced

Abu Dhabi: The 14th edition of Abu Dhabi festival will be headlined by American jazz icon Wynton Marsalis, popular fado singer Mariza, five-time Grammy Award winner Tomatiti, Saudi singer Mohammad Abdo, and Chinese-American cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the organising ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents celebrate Flag Day

Dubai: The morning of November 3 is witnessing a large-scale celebration across the country to mark President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession as President of the UAE. The UAE flag is being hoisted at schools, government ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Youth Council formed

Abu Dhabi: The system for youth councils across the UAE has been completed, while the Abu Dhabi Youth Council (ADYC) was formed yesterday (Wednesday). Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazroui, Minister of State for Youth, announced the completion of the system ... ( read original story ...)

Demand for UAE flags on the rise

... as early as October to cater to the demand for various sizes of the UAE flag and other items with the UAE flag colours, a Gulf News survey revealed. UAE Flag Day, which falls on November 3, is an event which coincides with the anniversary of President ... ( read original story ...)

F1 Fitness is the all new rage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A fitness revolution has taken over Abu Dhabi in the run-up to the city’s biggest sporting event – Formula 1 Grand Prix running from November 25-27. As part of the Get Driver Fit (GDF) challenge, a hugely popular feature of the racing season ... ( read original story ...)

School principal's email hacked

Abu Dhabi: In a suspected case of hacking, the email account of an Indian school principal in Abu Dhabi is being used by conmen who are demanding money from his friends. Abdul Kader, principal of Model School Abu Dhabi, said dozens of people on his contact ... ( read original story ...)