Eid Al Adha prayers draw large congregations in UAE

Abu Dhabi: Thousands of people braved the early morning humidity and heat in Abu Dhabi to congregate at mosques for Eid Al Adha prayers. Expatriates who attended the prayers expressed a deep sense of nostalgia as they recalled the times when they had ... ( read original story ...)

New traffic rules: 7,592 violations in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police have registered a total of 7,592 road traffic violations since the inception of amended federal traffic rules in the country from July 1 until August 31, a top Abu Dhabi Police official said on Thursday. More than 2,000 people ... ( read original story ...)

UAE passport awarded a certificate

The ministry recently launched the UAE Passport Force initiative, with the goal to place the State's passport on the list of the five most important passports in the world by 2021 upon the directives of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of ... ( read original story ...)

Cooling collars to keep Dubai street cleaners cool

Dubai: Street cleaners here now have a new way to beat the summer heat, with a cool gear unveiled recently. The Waste Management Department of the Dubai Municipality recently distributed "cooling collars" to its cleaners to protect them from summer heat ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Future Accelerators cuts time to medical aid

Dubai: Etisalat Digital, a business unit of etisalat, and Mobile Doctors 24-7 (MD 24-7) have signed an agreement as part of Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) programme to bring future medical care solutions to the UAE and the Middle East and North Africa ... ( read original story ...)

How Sharjah is tackling child high-rise deaths

When the new legal stipulations were brought into effect, Khalifa Bin Hada Al Suwaidi, who was director of Engineering Department at Sharjah Municipality at the time, told Gulf News that all construction, engineering and consulting offices in the emirate ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Municipality responds to Dettol soap rumours

Dubai Municipality has said while quashing a rumour about the safety of Dettol soap. The Consumer Products Safety Section called upon consumers to be aware about the information provided in the news published on one of the channels about the harm caused by ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police reveal cause of Torch Tower fire

Dubai: Police investigations reveal that the cause of the fire ... Colonel Rashid Khalifa Bu Flasa, Director of Fire and Rescue Department, told Gulf News that community awareness is critical to reducing the prevalence of fires. “After investigations ... ( read original story ...)