United Arab Emirates Current Affairs, GK & News

UAE announces Probe targeting asteroid between Mars & Jupiter

United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced its plan to send a probe on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter for collecting data regarding origins of the universe. Key Facts If this mission is successful, UAE will join the elite club of the European Union, Japan and the United States. These countries have already completed its mission ..

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Ain Dubai: World’s largest and tallest observation wheel

World’s largest and tallest observation wheel, called Ain Dubai, will be opened in the UAE on October 21, 2021. Key facts This observation wheel will the latest addition to the long list of record-breaking attractions in Dubai. Ain Dubai is about 42.5m taller than the London Eye. It will take visitors to the height of ..

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IAF to Participate in Exercise Desert Flag VI in UAE

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate in the multinational exercise called “Desert Flag” in the United Arab Emirates. The Air Force of India will take part in the exercise along with the forces of the France and United States. Key Facts The six Indian Air Force fighter called “Su-30-MKI fighters” took their flight off to participate ..

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UAE: First Arab Country to generate electricity from coal

The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..

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UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear power reactor

The United Arab Emirates has launched operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant on the Gulf Coast to the east of Qatar. Nuclear fission has started in one of the four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. Background This plant was expected to open in 2017 but the star-up ..

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