United Arab Emirates (UAE) Current Affairs, GK & News

UAE to launch its first lunar rover in November

The UAE is expected to launch the Rashid rover in November this year aboard a Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket. Key facts The United Arab Emirates will launch its first lunar rover named Rashid from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida in November 2022. The rover would reach the Lunar surface aboard the Hakuto-R lander of Japan’s ..

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UAE : First Gulf state to record monkeypox case

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the first Gulf country to record a case of monkeypox. The case was detected in a traveler who had recently visited the West African region. Which other countries reported monkeypox cases? The Czech Republic and Slovenia also reported their first cases recently. Outbreaks of monkeypox have been found in ..

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UAE announces to End Censorship in Cinematic releases

On December 19, 2021, United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced to end the censorship in cinematic releases. Key Points UAE administration decided to end censorship, in a bid to attract foreigners. As per latest announcement, government will not cut sensitive scenes which offend the Islamic sentiments. Administration have also introduced a new ‘above 21 years of ..

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UAE announces 4.5-day workweek

The government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to implement a new four-and-a-half-day work week on January 1, 2022. Key facts United Arab Emirates has become the first country in the world to implement a national work week which is shorter than five-day week across the world. The new work week will be implemented ..

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Abu Dhabi: Law on divorce, inheritance for non-Muslims

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 will be held in Arabic as well as English languages in order to make it ..

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BRICS Bank admits UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay as new members

New Development Bank (NDB) by BRICS group of nations has added United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as the new members on September 2, 2021. Key Points This first batch of new members were added to the bank as part of its expansion drive. New Development Bank New Development Bank was Launched in 2015 by ..

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