Afkar Ali Ahmed

Water scarcity is due to maintenance work: Sewa

SHARJAH — Despite the efforts made by Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) to end the water shortage problem in the emirate, areas like Maysalon, Al Mussala and some parts of the industrial areas continue to face the crisis.

Work on Ajman fish market in final phase

AJMAN — As part of the Ajman government's development and infrastructure projects worth Dh500 million, Ajman Municipality is working on the final phase of setting up a fish market in Al Humaidia.

Sharjah Police to link data network with all hotels

SHARJAH — Sharjah Police Department is planning to launch a network system to be linked with hotels and furnished apartments to enable police to have an access to all information about the people who enter the emirate from various countries, according to Brigadier Saleh Ali Al Mutawa, Director-General of Sharjah Police.

‘Love’ led him to murder-suicide

SHARJAH — The bodies of Kumar Acharya Vasudevan, his wife Lynette and daughter Sheryl will be flown to India today for funeral in Mumbai, sources said. The 33-year-old Kumar Acharya, an Indian had leaped to his death from his 10th floor apartment in Sharjah after strangling his wife (32) and smothering their two-year-old daughter with a pillow last week. The bodies will be accompanied by Kumar’s brother who is a resident of Dubai.

Warehouse gutted in Sharjah industrial area

SHARJAH — A fire broke out yesterday in a scrap warehouse located behind Sharjah Municipality’s garage in the industrial area number three, destroying 80 per cent of the property. There were no casualties.

Man dies in 12-storey fall

SHARJAH — A 25-year-old Pakistani man, Mohammed Raheem, was found dead in the parking lot of the Al Shiba building, opposite Al Tawun Mall in Sharjah, after he reportedly fell off the balcony of his 12th floor flat in the building around 2am yesterday.

Ajman spends Dh100m for road network

AJMAN — The government of Ajman has spent more than Dh100 million to execute the road network in the emirate, according to Shaikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman.

Man kills wife and daughter, jumps to death

SHARJAH — A 35-year-old Indian national yesterday committed suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of a building in Al Qasimia area in Sharjah after strangling his wife and two-year-old daughter to death.

Several road projects completed in Sharjah

SHARJAH — Several new road projects have been completed in various areas of Sharjah by the Department of Public Works under a government plan to improve the condition of roads in the emirate.