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Adnan Okasha, Staff Reporter
An Emirati woman in her forties was killed and four others sustained minor to moderate injuries in a collision that involved two vehicles in Al Jazirah Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah on Saturday afternoon.
Brigadier Abdullah Ali Mankhas, Director General of Police Operations at Ras Al Khaimah Police, said ambulances, police patrols and a helicopter rushed to the scene of the collision immediately after receiving a report to this effect.
The body of the victim was airlifted and the injured taken by ambulances to Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital and Saqr Government Hospital, he added. The competent authorities received the accident file so that the legal procedures could be completed, he said, calling on road users, specifically drivers, to abide fully by the traffic rules and regulations and the speed limit on streets. He also called on them to enter a street only after making sure it was clear of vehicles and to expect other motorists’ errors and road surprises.
An Indian girl, Zulfa Bidol Asghar Yaseen, two, died in an intensive care unit at the Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday. The girl succumbed to her serious injuries she sustained in a traffic accident that took place recently when she was with her mother and father, an imam of a mosque in the emirate, who was driving the car.
An Omani man, 50, was killed in a tragic run-over accident on Tuesday late. The accident that took place on Al Oraibi St, Ras Al Khaimah, was committed by a 16-year-old teenager, who does not hold a driver because he is underage.
A 31-year-old Asian cyclist was killed due to his severe injuries after being run over by a vehicle driven by a 39-year-old GCC national on a road in Ras Al Khaimah.
A 75-year-old citizen was killed on Wednesday morning due to severe injuries which he sustained due to a collision on a road in Ras Al Khaimah. The deceased was on his way dropping his 14-year-old daughter to school. The daughter and the driver of the other vehicle, a 20-year-old citizen reportedly sustained injuries.
Around 200 homeless Pakistanis stranded for weeks in Dubai will be repatriated through a special flight to Pakistan as announced by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development on Saturday.
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) made history as it became the first university in the world to display images of its graduating class on the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The ceremony was the leading Dubai-based university’s 10th graduation event, and recognised its class of 2020 by illuminating one of the most iconic buildings in the world with the faces of this year’s graduates.
The eLearning environment can be a very soiled place for learning, kids sitting at home in front of their computers, connecting to their courses and learning one subject at a time. For some schools, this has been the mode. However, the cross-curricular aspect of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme has students at IB schools connecting their eLearning across disciplines, making learning at home more engaging, exciting and tangible.