Sunday June 24, 2018
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  • Sandstorm sees Jazeera flights diverted from Kuwait
    Environment & Energy

    Sandstorm sees Jazeera flights diverted from Kuwait

    over a year ago

    Four flights on budget carrier Jazeera Airways had to be diverted from their final destination of Kuwait City yesterday due to poor weather conditions, the airline confirmed . In an emailed correspondence, a spokesperson for the Kuwait-based airline said services to the Gulf state were forced to... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Arab countries committed to energy stability

    over a year ago

    Abu Dhabi: Arab countries are committed to maintaining stability in global energy markets, senior officials representing the oil and natural gas industry in the region said at a conference in the capital yesterday. “Without doubt Arab countries are committed to reinforce their role as major... Full story

  • GCAA working closely with industry to promote Aviation Safety Management
    Environment & Energy

    GCAA working closely with industry to promote Aviation Safety Management

    over a year ago

    The General Civil Aviation Authority ( GCAA ), Air Navigation and Aerodrome Department (ANA) held the 5th Annual ANA Safety Workshop from 29 to 30 May 2012, at the Al Marooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai. The event which was titled 'Integrated Aviation Safety Management' was supported by both national... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    GCAA working closely with industry to promote Aviation Safety Management

    over a year ago

    The General Civil Aviation Authority ( GCAA ), Air Navigation and Aerodrome Department (ANA) held the 5th Annual ANA Safety Workshop from 29 to 30 May 2012, at the Al Marooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai. The event which was titled 'Integrated Aviation Safety Management' was supported by both national... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    AUS to observe a unique astronomical event

    over a year ago

    The Physics Department at American University of Sharjah ( AUS ), in collaboration with Dubai Astronomy Group, will hold a public observation of a unique astronomical event that happens only twice every century. Astronomy enthusiasts and members of the public are invited to witness the transit... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Scrap collector loses life in dump yard

    over a year ago

    A young Bangladeshi man, who had just started working as a scrap collector, was found dead in Dubai’s largest landfill on Monday morning.   Mohammed Bahar Miah, 30, died hours after his residence was stamped on Sunday. His body lay amid the garbage in Dubai Municipality’s... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    5,000 Houbara take the plane to Abu Dhabi

    over a year ago

    The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) transferred 5,270 Asian Houbara bustards from Morocco to Abu Dhabi in a major logistical operation.The birds will form the breeding flock at the new Sheikh Khalifa Houbara Breeding Centre at Saih Al Salam. As a result of the transfer, the... Full story

  • UAE echoes the green call
    Environment & Energy

    UAE echoes the green call

    over a year ago

    The UAE will join the World Environment Day celebrations today with a host of activities in an effort to make a cleaner, sustainable place to live in.   This year marks the 40th anniversary of the programme as the theme is ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?’. The Emirates... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    Living in harmony with nature

    over a year ago

    Houbara bustards, large-bodied birds with long legs and a slender neck, have been an integral part of traditional Emirati life. So the UAE started a conservation programme for Houbaras way back in 1977. Haboura captive-breeding programme which began in Al Ain Zoo in 1977 was one of the initiatives ... Full story

  • Environment & Energy

    MoE, NCMS sign strategic agreement

    over a year ago

     ABU DHABI - The UAE Ministry of Economy, or MoE, and National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, or NCMS, will join hands in developing a common framework for joint action in key areas of mutual interest like the standardisation of economic activities according to international... Full story

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