Chandra Mohan Bhandari, the Indian ambassador in Abu Dhabi, will host the event on the embassy's premises. He will kick off the ceremony by hoisting the Indian flag. The Indian president's message will be read during the programme. Schoolchildren will sing patriotic songs.In Dubai, the celebrations will take place at the Indian High School in Bur Dubai, where the Indian flag will be hoisted by Yashvant Sinha, the Indian Consul-General in the emirate. Indian associations from all other emirates will also celebrate the independence day with various cultural programmes.
The protester was in critical condition, with burn injuries to the body
These babies were born at the stroke of midnight across the UAE as the country marked its National Day
There is a chance of rainfall today in eastern areas of the country
The seven emirates were separate states and roads weren’t tarred, but hardened for vehicles to ply on
Kawkab Mohsin's super-sized paintings catch eyes of visitors during National Day celebrations at Rashid Centre for People of Determination