Books shape an individual’s mind and wield tremendous power to transform lives for the better.
While over two million visitors graced the fair, the last eleven days saw the power of the written word rise to glorious heights. Specifically, in the very year that Sharjah is the Book Capital of the World.
As Market Focus at the 49th London Book Fair, Sharjah is offering visitors as well as votaries of the English European cultural movement an opportunity to explore closely the aesthetics and techniques of Arabic calligraphy.
The region’s biggest festival for children and youth will have the theme ‘Create Creativity’ to ignite creative passions and nurture young talent.
Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi held a reception to commemorate the National Day of Pakistan. A large number of diplomatic corps, officials of the UAE, prominent business individuals and Pakistani community residing in the UAE participated in the event. His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Member of the Cabinet and the Minister
French President Emmanuel Macron seems to have scored a costly victory when he survived the no-confidence motion by nine votes in the National Assembly and he has managed to push his pension reform, pushing the retirement age up from 62 to 64. When the legislation failed to pass in the legislature, Macron resorted to Article 49.3 in the Constitution
Thailand’s general election set for May 14 will bring new faces into the fray but is likely to be over-shadowed by old animosity between the military-royalist establishment and popular opposition parties challenging the status quo. The confrontation in the kingdom has shaped a tumultuous two decades of street protests, judicial intervention and coups
A recent resolution by the Indian Ministry of Power (MoP) has introduced a new concept of ‘Renewable Generation Obligation (RGO)’ for power producers. Any upcoming coal or lignite-based commercial thermal power plant will have to produce a portion of its total energy from renewable sources. According to the new RGO mandate, the upcoming