People gather next to storm-damaged buildings and palm trees in Puri on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Netizens have praised the lady officer on Twitter. One user who goes by the name, Sushree said, “Inspirational... made my day.”
Cyclone Fani weakened to a depression as it barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India, although a major human disaster looked to have been averted.
Cyclone Fani, the first summer cyclone to hit India's Bay of Bengal coast in 43 years, made landfall in Odisha state on May 3 packing winds up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, arrived on Tuesday in Kraków John Paul II International Airport, beginning his official visit to Poland.
Sharjah Baby Friendly Office (SBFO) launched the ‘World’s Largest Lesson’, a global initiative that aims to familiarise students with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, at a meeting attended by private school principals and public nursery directors in Sharjah.
A 12-year-old regular customer of one of the UAE’s oldest organised retail chains, Choithrams, and campaigner along with her colleagues are pleading with the community to join the #StopTheWaste global movement in the country and save enough food for the needy.