Municipality to donate 100,000 Dubai Lamps

Dubai: Dubai Municipality has allocated 100,000 lamps from Dubai Lamp free of charge to housing projects as part of its Year of Giving initiatives, the civic body announced on Tuesday. The move is part of the municipality’s community responsibility ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai charity initiative a world first

Dubai: The city of Dubai, which is renowned for interweaving innovation into its economic, commercial and cultural goals, is now blending it into charity. The city is working on the establishment of the first collective-endowment park in the world — the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE condemns Bahrain terror attack

Abu Dhabi: The UAE condemned the terrorist attack that took place in Diraz village in Bahrain on Sunday that caused the death of a security man and injured two others. “The UAE condemns this terrorist, cowardly act and reiterates its unequivocal position ... ( read original story ...)

UAE warns Qatar sanctions could last years

Tough remarks by UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash ... Qatar has relished support from Turkey during the dispute. Its state-funded pan-Arab news channel Al Jazeera showed footage of a column of armoured personnel carriers flying ... ( read original story ...)

150 top scorers honoured in Abu Dhabi

My grades are a testament to their efforts, and to the advanced resources and teaching at Abu Dhabi’s state schools,” she said. For Dunia Ihab, the news of her getting grades were like an Eid gift for her. “When I found my name among the top ... ( read original story ...)

Get ready for Dubai air taxi, trial to begin this year: RTA

Dubai: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will begin trial operation of a manned air taxi in the fourth quarter of this year, an official said on Monday. The RTA has extended the test run of its manned Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) to meet all operational ... ( read original story ...)

Watch out! Abu Dhabi roads get more cameras

Dubai: Roads in Abu Dhabi will soon become safer as more cameras will soon be installed across the capital. Abu Dhabi Police have announced that the third phase of catching errant motorists has been implemented, which means that drivers will see more speed ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai doctors diagnose rare brain disease

Dubai: Doctors at a Dubai hospital have received international recognition for a correct diagnosis of a brain disease that affects just 1 in 30,000 people. Doctors from the Neurology Department at Rashid Hospital made the diagnosis of Huntingdon’s ... ( read original story ...)

LuLu Group commits Dh10m to Dubai Cares

Dubai: LuLu Group International has committed Dh10 million to support Dubai Cares in its work to improve children’s access to quality primary education in developing countries. Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares and Yusuffali MA, chairman of LuLu Group ... ( read original story ...)