Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed was recently named the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He is the eldest son of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his ..
Category: Awards, Honours & Persons in News
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that it will enforce a blanket ban on single-use plastic shopping bags starting January 1, 2024. The decision, made by a ministerial resolution, prohibits the import, production, and circulation of single-use plastic shopping ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi, has issued new rules to govern divorce, inheritance & child custody for non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi. Key facts Abu Dhabi will create a new court for handling these cases. Hearing ..
Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, has started the first Phase III clinical trial of its inactivated COVID 19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The UAE health authorities have issued a permit for up to 15000 volunteers to take part in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
In rupee term, Mumbai based Indian Multinational conglomerate company, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on 19th June 2020 was valued at USD 150 billion following a rise in the share market, this also made RIL the first-ever Indian company to achieve ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
The United Arab Emirates recently announced that it issued the operating license for the first of four reactors at its Barakah nuclear power plant. It is the first ever nuclear plant in the Arab region. The Barakah plant is located ..