Afkar Ali Ahmed

Gang of wire thieves busted in Sharjah

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Police finally caught up with a six-member gang of Asians instrumental in a series of cable and wire thefts in Industrial Area No. 15 of the emirate. The arrests followed investigations into the murder of a watchman of an electric company.

15 years ago

Dh496m new Sharjah road project to have five phases

SHARJAH — Owners of commercial and residential buildings which will be affected by the King Abdul Aziz street expansion in Sharjah will be compensated by the Town Planning and Survey Department.

15 years ago

Over Dh36.5 million raised for Lebanese relief

DUBAI — Dubai-based television channels yesterday helped raise donations of Dh36.5 million towards relief materials for the suffering Lebanese people at the time of going to the Press.

15 years ago

Paralytic battles on despite odds

DUBAI — He became a paralytic when he was just 10 years old after he suffered multiple injuries and brain damage in a road mishap on the Dubai-Sharjah Highway.

15 years ago

Ajman to ensure safe water for residents

AJMAN — The Ajman Municipality is in the process of introducing the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system to ensure safety of drinking water and food by controlling the line of production and manufacturing in the emirate, according to Dr. Mohammed Attia, Acting Director of Health Directorate at the Municipality.

15 years ago

Ajman Police forensic wing starts operations

AJMAN — The Ajman Police Department has been availing the services of its new forensic laboratory from June 1, though an official inauguration of the facility by His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, is pending.

15 years ago

90pc of cabs in Ajman are operating illegally

AJMAN — Around 90 per cent of Ajman taxis are operating illegally, as the Traffic and Licensing Department had earlier decided to stop registering and renewing taxi licences with effect from April 1, in order to transfer all the plate numbers of the cabs to Ajman Transport Corporation (ATC).

15 years ago

Gang strikes electric wire shops in Sharjah

SHARJAH — An unidentified gang has systematically robbed electric hardware outlets in the Sharjah Industrial Area. They are looking for long wires which can be melted to extract valuable copper for sale, Khaleej Times has learnt.

15 years ago