If there is one unique quality that the UAE has, it is that it not only dreams new goals and ambitions, but also follows it up like nobody does. Few countries can do that. Take the Dubai Metro for instance. In 2004, five consortiums were selected to build
India is finding itself in a morass of challenges as it strives to contain the coronavirus pandemic. For the third day running, it has registered over 200,000 infections, which is utterly alarming.
Generosity courses through the veins of the country’s leaders. At the top of their minds is concern for the needy, the underprivileged, the vulnerable. With a high per capita income and high net worth individuals marking its affluent society, the
A new report on the wide-ranging effects of the coronavirus is worrying and warrants urgent attention. There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has sent the whole world into a tailspin. It has also thrown normal life out of gear for millions of people
Racism is a hydra-headed monster which has gone unchecked. The conflict between the keepers of the law and people of colour in America is never-ending. The sorrow, hate and disgust over George Floyd’s death is still fresh in people’s minds. Now another
The safety of women is a worrying concern in many countries. And it’s not just about walking the streets alone at night or even driving on the road – alone. Here the focus is not just on physical assaults. Technology is also the villain, the archetypal stalker.
The issue of gun control has been vexing the powers-that-be in the US for decades. Nearly 40,000 Americans died in 2017 from shootings. This is a statistic that should send shock waves across people in any country, not just the US. It may lead one to the
The spirit of the Arab woman is unputdownable. There is no end to her gusto, bravado and enterprising skills. She does not fear to tread where few women have ventured before.
The concerns of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), over the risks that the internet poses for children are very pertinent