Monday 22 April 2019

Foundation stone laid for Abu Dhabi's first Hindu temple

The foundation stone for the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi was laid yesterday (April 20) in the Bu Marikha area on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Highway, said a Wam news agency report.   A cultural complex with an art gallery, halls, library, gym and more facilities, th


Over 1,000 millionaires moved to Dubai in 2018

Dubai attracted more than 1,000 millionaires from outside the country in 2018, surpassing major cities like Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Sydney, according to the ‘Global Wealth Migration Report’ for 2019.   Dubai was a m


Sharjah Equestrian Club to host Show Jumping Nationals

This week’s Show Jumping National sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club host the Young Horses Final from April 19 to April 20. Young horses (five to seven-years-old) will be tested on their skill to determine who the most talented up-and-coming jumpers are.


Dentons celebrates 50 years in the UAE

Dentons, a global law firm and the first international law firm to establish a presence in the UAE, is celebrating 50 years in the country this month. The celebration of half a century’s worth of service to the Emirates began today with a roundtable at Dentons’ Dubai


200 firms to join top defence expo in Bahrain

Preparations have begun for the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC) 2019, one of the region’s major international defence exhibitions with key partners confirming participation.   Following the outstanding success of the first


Israeli jets pound Syrian military positions, many injured

Israeli warplanes hit major military positions in Syria including a military academy and a military base run by Iran-backed fighters early Saturday wounding six soldiers and destroying several buildings, Syria’s state news agency Sana reported.   Sana quot


Military takes over Sudan, President Bashir under arrest

Sudan’s military on Thursday took over the reins of the oil-rich North African country from President Omar Al Bashir in a coup and arrested him. In an address on state television, Defence Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf, announced a two-year period of military rule to be foll


Shakespeare & Co. opens in Bahrain

Shakespeare & Co. has announced its official opening in Bahrain. The sophisticated restaurant-café hosted an exclusive launch, “The Tea Party”, on April 10 where invited guests were treated to an extravagant afternoon of 18th century European themed enterta


Purecog set to disrupt single-use plastic usage in ME

Purecog, a Dubai-based company focussed on minimising waste and maximising resource efficiency, has launched an initiative to assess and reduce the harmful and costly plastic footprint of organisations within the tourism, hospitality and healthcare sectors, in the Middle East. Ch


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