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India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair

India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair

India will be the guest of honour at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital from April 24 to 30. Over 1,000 publishers from 50 countries will participate in the 29th edition of the fair, reports The Khaleej Times. The National

Indian student invents robots in Abu Dhabi for cleaner environment

 An Indian student in Abu Dhabi has developed robots to help protect marine life and also minimise human labour on farms, an innovation he hopes would be implemented on a bigger scale in the UAE, according to a media report. Sainath Manikandan, a student at GEMS United Indian School, built the Marine Robot Cleaner (MBot

Abu Dhabi Hindi official language

Abu Dhabi gets Hindi as an official language

THIS IS AIMED AT HELPING HINDI SPEAKERS TO LEARN ABOUT LITIGATION PROCEDURES, THEIR RIGHTS AND DUTIES WITHOUT A LANGUAGE BARRIER In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The Abu

Abu Dhabi ‘smartest city’ in Middle East: Study

Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has topped the list of “smart cities” in the Middle East and Africa, the city’s Department of Culture and Tourism said on Friday. Covering 50 international cities, a report by McKinsey Global Institute titled “Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future” views how cities

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Modi witnesses temple foundation stone laying in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed via video-conferencing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a temple in the UAE while attending a community event here.According to Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Modi witnessed laying of the foundation stone for the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag: The state-owned oil company of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has lit up in the colours of the Indian national flag ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to arrive in UAE on the

Kerala man wins Rs 20-crore lottery

Kerala man wins Rs 20-crore lottery in Abu Dhabi, hits jackpot

Kerala man wins Rs 20-crore lottery: New year proved to be a lucky one for Keralite Harikrishnan V Nair who whoops Rs 20 crore (Dh120 lakh) by winning in the biggest-ever raffle prize money in Abu Dhabi. Harikrishnan V Nair, 42, who works as a business development manager for a firm in Dubai and has

Serena Williams making comeback

Serena Williams making a comeback in tennis in Abu Dhabi

Serena Williams making comeback: Serena Williams will return to tennis in Abu Dhabi next week, almost four months after giving birth. The American, 36, will play world number seven Jelena Ostapenko in an exhibition match on 30 December during the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.Serena Williams will make a surprise return to tennis at the Mubadala

KAICIID chief lauds King Salman’s efforts against terror, extremism

JEDDAH: KAICIID chief lauds King Salman’s efforts terror, extremism The secretary-general of the King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), Faisal bin Abdulrahman bin Muammar, on Saturday lauded King Salman’s efforts in establishing global centers against extremism and terrorism. “The lack of coordination in the combat of terrorism has fueled

Dubai record to be break soon by this billionaire

Dubai record to be break soon by this billionaire

There is no shortage of rich in Saudi Arabia. In particular, in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and in Dubai you will find rich people, it is difficult to meet in other corners of the world. One such person is Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, who has the world’s most expensive aircraft,

New weird bans on women of Iran

New weird bans women Iran implemented. The law for women in Iran is too strict. If they break any of these laws, they have to face severe punishment. Sharia law was enforced on 7 July 1980 in Iran. Since then, various restrictions have been imposed for women. Now in Iran, there is a lot of

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Soon, budget flights from India to North America

You may soon have the option of flying low cost all the way from India to North America. Norwegian, the world’s seventh largest budget carrier which recently announced fares starting at $65 from Europe and US, says it is considering India as a destination. Its India-Oslo flights will provide connections on Norwegian’s budget network to

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince gets ceremonial welcome

  New Delhi: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi H.H. Mohammed Bin Zayed here on Wednesday received a ceremonial welcome by President Pranab. Mohammad Bin Zayed arrived in India on Tuesday and was recieved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. He is the guest of honour for Republic Day 2017. “Guest of honour for Republic Day

Abu Dhabi hotel guests to pay new fee on bills

Abu Dhabi: Hotel guests in Abu Dhabi will start paying a municipal fee of four percent of their hotel bill and an additional charge per night starting from June 1, The Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) made the announcement on Sunday. The TCA Abu