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Dubai Police have taken into custody the parents of a seven-year-old boy, who was forced to act blind and beg on the streets during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The boy was made to beg for six hours a day.
Investigation shows that the boy, along with his sisters, was forced to beg in different parts of the emirates by his Asian parents.
According to authorities legal action will be taken against the parents.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, issued Executive Council Resolution No.05 of 2019 approving the payment of select Dubai government fees and fines in instalments.
The Dubai Holy Quran Radio of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) unveiled its new line of programmes for the holy month of Ramadan under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
An airport police female inspector helped an Indian woman deliver inside the Dubai International Airport in a move that saved her and her baby, police announced on Saturday.
Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has announced, for consumers, the 60-day Ramadan package of Dhs110 million allocated for price reductions of around 25,000 products on VAT free prices. The chain of hypermarket is also expecting Dhs650 million worth of sales during Ramadan campaigns to benefit 2.5 million beneficiaries with up to 90 per cent discount on most of the edible items.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday conferred ‘UAE Medals’ from the second, third and fourth classes on a number of officers.
Signalling a brand new step in a series of efforts that the Emirates Publishers Association has been making to help UAE’s publishers optimise their business abilities, a full-day workshop on research and data was conducted by the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) in collaboration with The Nielsen Company yesterday, in Sharjah.
Neurosurgery and Spine surgery consultant Dr Thaer Darwish said, “Just as we must be careful in not having our head hit the floor when we fall, never ignore the times when (either by accident or not have our head suffer from shock.)”
As temperatures start to rise in the country, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) doctors are advising parents to take special care of their children to avoid heat strokes— as a child’s body overheats 3-5 times faster than an adult’s body.