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UAE issues operating license for Barakah nuclear power plant

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 on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi. It has received operating license after several ..

World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi

With 33,500 participants from 170 countries, the 2020 edition of the World Future Energy Summit begins in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi on Monday, 13th January 2020. The four-day annual Summit is the largest future energy and Sustainability event in the Middle East, which is dedicated to advancing future ..

Abu Dhabi named World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination 2019

The capital city of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has been named as the World’s leading sports tourism destination for the seventh time in a row. The award was declared at the 26th edition of the annual World Travel Awards(WTA). The World Travel Awards was founded in 1993. Awards were presented in over 50 ..

India becomes most favoured destination for energy investments

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, India is among the top 10 FDI destinations in the world while addressing the investors in Abu Dhabi on 12 Nov at the roadshow organized by the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) to promote India as a favorable investment destination in the oil and gas sector . India presently being ..

The world’s oldest known natural pearl discovered in Abu Dhabi

The oldest known natural pearl in the world has been discovered by Abu Dhabi archaeologists working at a Neolithic site on Marawah Island, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The pearl is dubbed as the ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’. It was found in layers that have been radiocarbon dated to 5,800-5,600 BCE, during the Neolithic ..

UAE announces establishment of 1st graduate-level, research-based AI university in world

UAE announced the establishment of the first graduate-level, research-based AI university  – Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence( MBZUAI) – in the world. The MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses and governments to advance the artificial intelligence field. The University is named after Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ..

India co-hosts 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) with UAE

India is the co-host along with UAE at the 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) in Abu Dhabi. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is participating in the 3-day conference which will debate energy security in the age of change with a view to empower responsible growth in Asia and the world.

PCT Humanity sets new Guinness World Records for holding longest iftar

PCT Humanity, a charity run by an Indian in the UAE, has set the new Guinness Book of World Records for its hunger relief efforts during the holy month of Ramzan in Abu Dhabi. Joginder Singh Salaria, founder of Pehal charitable Trust (PCT), said the efforts were in continuation to the vegetarian iftar held daily ..