Immigrants pay taxes and government fees just like residents and also face the same difficulties as residents do and yet they have no say.
What a noble deed by the ruler of Sharjah to allocate such a lot of money towards enriching Sharjah’s libraries with the latest publications. This story made my day.
I was forced to give the news channels a break today because there was something earth shaking happening at Augusta. The green jacket over the red, and Tiger Woods was crowned a Masters champ once again, something so many of us thought would never happen.
As a voracious reader myself, I have always admired the initiatives taken by Sharjah to promote the reading habit.
I am a visitor to Dubai. The exquisite infrastructure in roads network, real estate and housing as well as the organisation of the malls is impressive.
The eyes of the world are on India’s general elections and the days leading to counting of the votes are filled with nervousness. The Indians settled abroad are also rooting for Modi.
It should come as no surprise that the potency of the heady mix of money power and criminal elements in the higher echelons of power keeps rising every Lok Sabha elections in India? (“Richest take on poorest in Telegana,” April 10, Gulf Today).
There are calls that she deserves the Nobel Peace prize.
The Big Heart Foundation deserves praise for their efforts in alleviating the misery of the down trodden, especially those affected in war-torn regions.