Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted students from across the globe during this year’s University Innovation Fellows Eastern Hemisphere Meetup in the United Arab Emirates. Two days of the four-day programme, run by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), took place at the university’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.
It is not just a spectacle watching 35,000 people converge at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Ramadan for UAEs largest Iftar (breaking of fast at the sunset), but also a logistical masterclass — considering the smooth manner in which the gathered faithful are served food — and perfect preparations by the Abu Dhabi Armed Forces Club and Hotel chefs who work all day at the mosque’s massive kitchen to produce the free meals for the worshippers.
An inebriated cleaner bit off a quarter of a female flatmate’s tongue after she foiled his bid to kiss her. He was sued on Thursday.
The 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival, held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, will be a four-day celebration of Islam and a platform for Muslim countries from around the world to strengthen collaboration and form new, lasting bonds, say event organisers, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
Statistics showed that the 'visa inquiry' page has the largest number of page views, followed by the 'value added tax' and 'labour regulations' pages. The keywords the portal users searched for on the portal focused on visas, jobs, and taxation.
The fish, which were produced by the Aquaculture Centre and Marine Studies on Abu Al Abyad Island, were released to boost fish stocks and enhance the country's food security.
Emirates Nature-WWF, and its partners, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, EAD, and the Marine Research Foundation, MRF, successfully managed to tag 36 turtles using satellite transmitters.
At least three people died on Friday as Cyclone Fani, the biggest in years, slammed into eastern India
The Abu Dhabi Appellate Court sentenced a GCC man to one year in prison and fined him Dhs1 million, on charges of hacking the e-mail of a tourism and hotel company, conniving with an anonymous person.