120 movies to be screened during Sharjah children’s film fest

Sharjah: Organisers of the fifth edition of the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF) have announced a six-day programme of film screenings, movie workshops and media arts activities for children. This year, the festival, which begins on ... ( read original story ...)

UAE schools take first steps in Moral Education

The UAE’s biggest private school groups, such as GEMS Education and Taaleem, confirmed to Gulf News they have started teaching the units, discussing specific aspects of implementation. In Dubai, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA ... ( read original story ...)

Workers have a ball in Dubai

Dubai, ensured that the participants, who were all workers earning less than Dh2,000 per month, had a good time. Speaking to Gulf News, Lennie Connully, Parish Priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Dubai said that the event is in support of the Year of ... ( read original story ...)

‘Day Without Service Centres’ in Dubai

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved "A Day without Service Centres" initiative. According to the initiative rolled out by the Department of Finance in ... ( read original story ...)

Famous Arab personalities to headline Sharjah book fair

Sharjah: A line-up of prominent Arab cultural personalities participating at the upcoming Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) was revealed on Saturday. The participants include famous authors, artists, actors, intellectuals, journalists and poets, who ... ( read original story ...)

Gas cylinder explosion hurls man out of Sharjah apartment

Sharjah: An Asian man was injured after he was literally hurled out of his first-flloor apartment by a powerful explosion triggered by a suspected cylinder gas leak in Sharjah Industrial Area No. 10 on Friday morning. The blast caused severe damage to the ... ( read original story ...)

Kerala pins hopes on Sharjah ruler’s visit

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala is pinning hopes on strengthening tie-ups with UAE, especially Sharjah, with the five day visit of UAE Supreme Council member and Sharjah ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi to the state from September 24. As a prelude to ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah ruler’s visit will boost India-UAE ties: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The five-day visit of the ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi to Kerala will strengthen the ties between India and UAE in general and particularly with the state, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Friday ... ( read original story ...)