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Queen Elizabeth declines the award titled Oldie of the Year

Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who has reigned over her nation for almost seven decades, says she feels too young at heart to be awarded the title “Oldie of the Year.” Organisers of the annual tongue-in-cheek awards – whose previous recipients include Oscar-winning actors, Nobel laureates, and the queen’s own mother who died aged 101 in […]...Read More

The Red Arrows gave a special show of their skills

DUBAI: The UK’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, took to the skies above Expo 2020 Dubai in a dynamic and colourful display, as part of the UK Pavilion’s participation at the world’s greatest entertainment and cultural gathering. For 20 minutes, nine aircraft flew in formation around the site, trailing vapours of red, […]...Read More

A revolutionary blood test that could save lives!

The National Health Service (NHS) has begun a trial of an innovative new blood test that is said to be able to detect 50 different types of cancer. It’s called the Galleri test, and it’s going to be tested on people across the UK. The test can detect cancers that aren’t screened for routinely, and […]...Read More

Sharjah Ruler inaugurates exhibition of Khalil Gibran’s work

SHARJAH: ‘A Window to the Soul: Gibran Khalil Gibran’, the exhibition turns the spotlight on the globally loved and respected Gibran Khalil Gibran (1883 – 1931) and celebrates his life and invaluable contributions as a visual artist through a showcase of 34 of his original works, was inaugurated by H.H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad […]...Read More

Teachers’ Day 2021: Consulate General of India honours educators for

Dubai: Consulate General of India in Dubai marked the occasion of Teacher’s day, which is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the former President and eminent scholar, philosopher, and teacher, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan by recognizing 75 teachers from Indian Curriculum schools in Dubai and the Northern Emirates and honor them for their services rendered […]...Read More

DEWA receives the platinum rating

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated the world’s first mosque to receive the platinum rating for green buildings by the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED v4) from the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC) with 83 points. The mosque in Hatta can accommodate more than 600 worshippers on an area of […]...Read More