Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar, the 35-year-old computer science teacher in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, has been awarded the best teacher award. Kumar, an Indian-origin teacher has been awarded by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) for his dedication and contribution to education in Abu Dhabi. Notably, Greeshma Rajesh Anil Kumar is a teacher at Mayoor Private School.
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Delhi court granted Jacqueline Fernandez permission on May 28 to travel to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from May 31 to June 6, 2022. "For this given period, the Look Out Circular against the applicant issued in this case shall stand suspended," stated Additional Sessions, Judge Praveen Singh, while granting her request. Enforcement Directorate is looking into Fernandez in a Rs 200 million extortion case involving suspected conman Sukesh… read-more
The second President of UAE and 16th Ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away at the age of 73, after long illness. UAE will go into a 40 period of mourning, with flags flown at half-mast, all government agencies federal, privet entities will suspend work for three days. On May 13 PM Narendra Modi expressed grief over his passing away calling him a great statesman.
Abu Dhabi-based International Holding Company will invest USD 2 billion in three green-focused companies of the Adani Group. On April 8, Gautam Adani said, "IHC will invest Rs 3,850 crore in Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), Rs 3,850 crore in Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), and Rs 7,700 crore in Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL)." The investment would comply with the SEBI regulations. This partnership will enhance Adani's business in the Middle-East.… read-more
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India is set to sign Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) trade agreement with the UAE, during virtual summit, on February 18. The agreement will boost domestic industry with potential of $100 billions bilateral trade in five years, opening markets in West Asia and Africa. The CEPA negotiations was launched in September 2021 and now PM Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed will sign the agreement. … read-more
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Actor Hrithik Roshan has completed his Abu Dhabi shoot schedule for his next film ''Vikram Vedha''. "Vikram Veda concluded its first schedule spanning 27 days in Abu Dhabi with Hrithik Roshan...'' informed Taran Adarsh, a film critic. The movie is a Hindi remake of a Tamil film. The movie is directed by Pushkar- Gayathri and produced by Neeraj Pandey. Notably, Saif Ali Khan is also part of the movie.
Team Abu Dhabi won against Chennai Braves by eight wickets in the Abu Dhabi T10 League on November 22. With this win, Abu Dhabi led by Liam Livingstone recorded their fourth consecutive win in the tournament. However, Chennai Braves ended up with a total of 131/2, as skipper Dasun Shanaka made a firing cameo, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa started the innings with two sixes in the first over.
Abu Dhabi on November 7 announced a new law, in which non-muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce, and get joint child custody. Reportedly, the UAE government followed the Islamic sharia principles, which have been changed in the view of maintaining its competitive edge as a regional commercial hub. "It aims to enhance the position and global competitiveness of the emirates as one of the most attractive destinations", reported Reuters. … read-more
Chris Gayle, a famous West Indies cricketer, apparently took retirement from international cricket at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 6. Rumours of Gayle's retirement caught the attention of fans on social media after he raised his bat towards fans after being dismissed by Pat Cummins for 15 off 9 balls. However, Gayle is yet to confirm any development.
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IPL opens the second half of the 14th edition for fans in Abu-Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. Sharjah stadium to allow 16+ years age bracket fans. However, a vaccination certificate is necessary for Dubai and PCR test results for no more than 48 hours are required. Fans are to be masked at all times, and social distancing is mandatory. IPL resumes on September 19, the first match between CSK and MI.
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