Tag: Abu Dhabi

MADE IN INDIA – A true story 

Lt Gen SS Dahiya Since we are on the subject of how rotten our made in India OFB ammunition is, let me narrate a real incident that embarrassed us in an International Defence Exhibition. The year was 1999, we , India,  were participating in the “IDEX-99”, Defence Exhibition at Abu Dhabi.¹ I was then, the

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India will do everything to fight terrorism: Modi to Arab leaders

Newsroom24x7 Network Abu Dhabi: In the third leg of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to four Arab countries -Jordan, Palestine, Oman and UAE, in three days i.e. 10, 11 and 12 February, India’s Foreign Secretar Vijay Gokhale said here on February 10 that the PM sees this as a visit to an extended maritime neighborhood

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Special project to offer Iftar meals to the needy

Shaily Kalra Dubai: The holy month of Ramadan is inspiring people to go beyond and help the needy with food and clothing and they are rallying around the project – The Preservation of Grace – launched by Shaikha Shamsa Bint Hamadan Al Nahayan, Assistant President of ERC for women’s affairs. The purpose of the Preservation

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Impressive Graduation Ceremony at National Defence College in Abu Dhabi

Shaily Kalra Abu Dhabi: The graduation ceremony of the third batch of the National Defence College was held here on Monday. It was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi Book Fair: The marketplace for the publishing industry in the Middle East and North Africa

Shaily Kalra   Dubai: The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is a world class event that has made a mark for itself and is recognised as the marketplace for the publishing industry in the Middle East and North Africa. This year’s ADIBF – the 26th in the annual series – will commence tomorrow at

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi lashed by thunderstorm and rain

 Shaily Kalra DUBAI: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and some other areas of United Arab Emirates experienced heavy rainfall, lightening and thunder on Wednesday. Due to heavy rain and stormy weather schools were closed, the entire area lashed by the storm was put on red alert and emergency services were ready to tackle any situation. There

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Qasr Al Hosn Festival unfolds captivating programmes to celebrate Emirati culture

Shaily Kalra Dubai: The grand Qasr Al Hosn Festival which returned to Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital earlier this week and will continue till February 13 has become an instant hit with the visitors.   Nearly 120,000 people were taken on a journey of Abu Dhabi’s cultural heart when they made their way to the

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India-UAE have decided to build a comprehensive strategic partnership

Newsroom24x7 Staff India and UAE reject extremism and any link between religion and terrorism   Abu Dhabi: The high watermark of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s UAE tour is the joint statement underscoring the resolve by India and UAE to reject extremism and any link between religion and terrorism. The two nations have condemned efforts,

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in UAE

Newsroom24x7 Staff Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on a two-day tour of UAE on Sunday, was received by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his arrival at Abu Dhabi Airport on August 16.   The Prime Minister received the Guard of Honour

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