Dubai bus crash victim: My mother’s blessings saved me

Speaking to Gulf News from his isolation room at NMC Hospital in Dubai Investment Park, Seddique recalled the moments before the collision. “We were sixty of us returning from night duty. The bus picked me up after my duty at a popular five star hotel at ... ( read original story ...)

Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’ to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be transformed into a lush forest to provide the perfect location for the ambitious mythological epic Mahabharata, starring Mohanlal, by May 2018, said its Abu Dhabi-based producer Dr B.R. Shetty on Sunday. Shetty, the UAE-based businessman ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai charity launches girl education drive in Egypt

Dubai: A Dubai charity has rolled out a campaign to support girls’ education in Egypt, and to build two primary schools in Nepal and Senegal. Under the Al Manal Humanitarian Initiative, the campaign, in collaboration with Dubai Cares, aims to increase ... ( read original story ...)

UAE protects its natural areas

Dubai: The UAE is a living, breathing example of the theme of World Environment Day “Connecting People with Nature” through a long-standing respect and protection for natural areas amid growing development pressures, said Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister ... ( read original story ...)

How to wisely choose financial advice in UAE

Dubai: Whether you’re close to retiring or starting a family, it is never too late or too early to think about where to invest your hard-earned money. But how should you go about it? Financial experts in the UAE say the fact-finding process is the key to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- Progression towards FinTech a promising transition: DIFC

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) FinTech Hive to provide complete ecosystem to financial technology firms to collaborate with partners, investors The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is playing an integral role in establishing Dubai as a financial ... ( read original story ...)

This New Accelerator In Dubai Wants To Make Cities Smarter

It will start with 40 startups. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has launched Dubai Smart City Accelerator at Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (DTEC). The accelerator programme is targeting startups that are developing innovative solutions to help ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to undertake new beautification projects across the city

New beautification projects are set to be undertaken throughout Dubai as part of a new initiative by Brand Dubai – the creative arm of the Dubai Media Office – and developer Nakheel. The projects are part of Brand Dubai’s #DubaiSpeakstoYou ... ( read original story ...)

Banks drive UAE infrastructure spending

“Corporate banking took off when financial institutions began financing projects for government-related entities.” From its earliest days of its founding in 1967, Mashreq has arranged financing for some of the UAE’s and the region’s iconic projects ... ( read original story ...)