Afkar Ali Ahmed

Sharjah Roads Pavement project to be completed by 2007

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Roads Pavement Project, being executed currently in various parts of the emirate by the Sharjah Municipality, in coordination with the Department of Public Works, is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of 2007, according to Abdullah Al Amri, Director-General of the Sharjah Municipality.

16 years ago

LPG cylinders price reduced in Sharjah

SHARJAH — Cooking gas consumers in Sharjah have been given a temporary reprieve as the price of cooking gas cylinders is reduced by Dh15 to 20, following a directive from the Sharjah Department of Economic Development's (SDED).

16 years ago

Elderly national held for selling narcotics

SHARJAH — An old UAE national was recently arrested by the Sharjah Police for selling and distributing ‘ghat’ (kat), a leafy narcotic considered illegal in the UAE and other Gulf countries, according to police sources.

16 years ago

Milad Al Nabi event under Diaca today

DUBAI — The Dubai Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (Diaca) is organising activities in connection with Milad Al Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), at the Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Mosque in Umm Suqeim this evening.

16 years ago

Call for comprehensive public transport policy

SHARJAH — The importance of having a comprehensive policy for public transport network between Sharjah and Dubai to facilitate the traffic movement and satisfy the needs of the public in both the emirates, is among the recommendations of the Ninth Sharjah Urban Planning and Symposium (SUPS) which concluded in Sharjah yesterday.

16 years ago

Traffic data analysis centre recommended

SHARJAH — The setting up a comprehensive traffic data analysis centre for social, economic, and environmental improvement was one of the key draft recommendations presented during the 9th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium which was inaugurated yesterday by Shaikh Sultan bin Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Sharjah at the University of Sharjah.

16 years ago

Missing wealthy national found dead in manhole

SHARJAH — The body of a wealthy UAE national, reported missing on March 27, was found under "mysterious" circumstances in the manhole of his own house located in the Samnan district of Sharjah.

16 years ago

Two conmen held for false claims to double money

AJMAN — Ajman Police yesterday nabbed two Cameroon nationals for swindling people. They convinced their victims that they had the ability to double their wealth, Brigadier Rashid Mujlad, Head of the Investigation section, said.

16 years ago

Boy, two men die in Ajman accidents

AJMAN — A seven-year-old boy and two men were killed during this month in separate fatal traffic accidents in Ajman due to reckless driving and failure to abide by traffic safety regulations.

16 years ago

Two arrested on charges of rape

SHARJAH — Two UAE national cousins were recently arrested by the Sharjah Police for allegedly raping an Ethiopian maid who was serving an Arab family in the Al Nassiriya area in Sharjah.

16 years ago