Friday 27 November 2015

Sky News Arabia to host panel discussion on climate change

Sky News Arabia is set to host a televised panel discussion in association with Masdar and the Zayed Future Energy Prize on November 27, as part of its sustained focus on climate issues and the impact of climate change on nations and societies.   Hosted at Masda


$8m wedding for RP Group head’s daughter

A 550-million rupee ($8.3 million) wedding will take place on Thursday (November 26) in the Indian state of Kerala for the daughter of Ravi Pillai, head of RP Group, a leader in construction, mining and education in the Gulf, a report said. The extravaganza, where Pillai's da


Dubai Courts jails, fines illegal IPTV dealer

Dubai Courts has sentenced a dealer of illegal IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) services to a three-month jail-term and fined him Dh50,000 ($13,610). The defendant, who had been selling IP888 TV services, will also be deported after the jail-term, a statement said, adding that has t


Dubai officially declared Expo 2020 venue

Dubai was officially declared as the venue for the World Expo 2020 at the 158th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris on Wednesday. The meeting of the 168-member governing body ratified the Expo 2020 registration document in the presence of S


DIFF to screen 57 films in popular programme

A total of 57 films from the world’s top directors and filmmakers will be screened at the ‘Cinema of the World’ segment of the 12th edition of the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). The event runs from December 9 to 16. The films i


Centena Group named in Dubai's top 100 SMEs

Dubai-based Centena Group was honoured as one of Dubai's top small and medium enterprises at the Dubai SME 100 awards 2015.   The group has been long esteemed as pioneers in the fields of science and technology in the emirate, both in exploring and identifyi


Innovators gather to explore new ideas in Dubai

Leading innovators from around the globe came together at the 'Future Labs' to develop new ideas that can be shared with the world when the Expo 2020 opens its doors.   The two-day long workshop took place a few days before Dubai is officially confirmed


Mohammed Bin Rashid approves knowledge award logo

The logo for the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award has been approved by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.   The award logo was announced during the participation of Mohammed Bin Rash


Expo mirrors Abu Dhabi beauty

Talal Al Dhiyebi, the chief development officer at Aldar, a leading UAE-based real estate developer, inaugurating the Maraya art exhibition at Yas Mall. Presented by Aldar in collaboration with Greek visual artist Chronis Spanos, Maraya, meaning ‘Mirrors’ in Arabic, c


Fashion inspired by Islamic art created in Bahrain

Modern fashion accessories inspired by traditional Islamic art are being created by a young Bahraini accountant-turned-artist out of her new Seef store. Amina Al Abbasi turned her back on a career in finance to follow her dream, which now sees her creating artworks that can be carried with yo

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