Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Six injured in hot air balloon accident in Sharjah

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of a hot air balloon crash in Sharjah. Six tourists have been injured when the hot air balloon suddenly went down in Al Madam desert area over the weekend. The victims were rushed to Al Qasimi Hospital for treatment.

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Fans queue up to buy Dubai Tennis Championship tickets

Tennis fans have been queuing up outside the Box Office on Tuesday morning to buy tickets for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis championships. Men’s World number one sir Andy Murray and women’s world number one Angelique Kerber are expected to be in Dubai along with seven-time champion Roger Federer, British ...

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UAE offers free treatment for 1,000 Sudanese heart patients

The United Arab Emirates, through the Zayed Giving Initiative, has conducted free treatments for heart patients in Sudan. According to national news agency WAM, the humanitarian mission attended to around 1,000 underprivileged children and elderly. The volunteer physicians reached out to different parts of Sudan to treat conditions including chronic ...

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Natural Adventure Park opens in Dubai

The Natural Adventure Park in Dubai has opened in Mushrif Park. Located in the park’s Ghaf forest, visitors can experience a range of activities suitable for different age groups, starting from six years. They have lined up many activities and challenge games include a zip-line through the natural forest and ...

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RTA links all traffic signals to control centre

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says it’s completed the final phase of connecting the city’s light signals to its traffic control centre. About 400 traffic control units have been successfully linked using 3G technology, as part of the Smart City initiative. Meanwhile isolated signals have been connected via wireless ...

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