Sunday , March 26 2017

Dubai saves 107 tons of CO2 during Earth Hour

Hundred and seven tons of carbon emissions were offset in Dubai on Saturday night, as the Emirate took part in Earth Hour 2017. Organised by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), the main lights went off in Downtown Dubai at 20:30. It saw Dubai join millions around the world ...

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UAE highlights efforts to promote happiness at UN session

The UAE’s efforts to promote happiness and positivity have been highlighted at a UN panel discussion. Minister of State for Happiness, Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, explained how the government’s policies and initiatives are aimed at establishing happiness as a lifestyle in the Emirates. She also touched on the UAE’s ...

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Heavy rain disrupts flights in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Several flights in an out of the UAE were affected by the rain and thunderstorms over the weekend. Disruptions were reported at both Dubai International and Abu Dhabi Airport on Saturday – with a number of flights diverted to neighbouring airports. Airline officials are monitoring the situation and are advising ...

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Unstable UAE weather to continue until Monday

The unstable weather that UAE is currently experiencing will continue until Monday. The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology say the clouds will increase in scattered areas with different intensities of rainfall. The weather bureau has advised motorists to exercise extra caution on the roads. The public are also warned ...

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UAE and Malaysia discussing co-ordinating satellite frequencies

Telecom regulators from the UAE and Malaysia are discussing the possibility of co-coordinating satellite frequencies. According to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), talks are underway between them and representatives of Malaysia’s telecommunications sector authorities. The discussions are focused on the best ways of supporting a number of space-based services, such ...

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RTA announce traffic plan for Dubai World Cup

One of the world’s richest horse races takes place in Dubai tonight. According to organizers, all nine races for the 22nd running of the Dubai World Cup Day at the Meydan Racecourse will go on as scheduled despite the rain. The AED 36.7 million dirham Dubai World Cup race, which ...

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