Dhanusha Gokulan

Dhanusha Gokulan

Web Brings People Closer to Leaders

DUBAI - Eight years ago, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai spoke to the public to stimulate the interest of the Emirati community to use the Internet.

Retreat to Medieval Charm with a Modern Twist

DUBAI — The Village Shopping Center on the Jumeirah Beach Road has a medieval charm to it, with a modern twist. Most of the shops and boutiques in the shopping centre are inspired by an elegant Mediterranean style, starting from the open architecture and wide corridors to the gargoyle spout fountains and cozy furniture.

Saudi Director Wins Kids’ Hearts with Short Film

DUBAI — Lulu’s hair, according to her, is a stubborn mass of curls. So a few days before her first day to Grade 1, Lulu and her friend try everything humanly possible to get her hair stay sleek, straight and glossy.

10-year-old’s Soccer Skills Inspire Film at GFF

DUBAI — Ten-year-old Kuwaiti national Sayed Abdullah Sulaiman has the exceptional talent of leaving bystanders spell bound once he begins to play football. The youngster made his way to the Gulf Film Festival along with his father and director of the documentary ‘Sayed, Soccer Talent’, Hans Groenendijk.

Discovering New Turf with ‘Enigma’

DUBAI — Bursting with energy, the 
first year Applied Communication students of Dubai Women’s College, Alia Al Shamlan, Fatma Al Bastaki and Mariam Al Nuaimi could hardly hide their excitement after the first public screening of their 2-minute short film ‘Enigma’ at the second edition of the Gulf Film Festival.

Saudi Seeks to Bridge Gap Between Cultures

DUBAI — Independent, self-trained documentary maker from Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Sendi strongly believes in ‘Responsible Journalism’ and the need to portray raw human emotions through his documentaries.

Experts Call for Quick Response to Recovery

DUBAI — Expert panelists from the corporate world stressed on the necessity for private companies in the region to be more supportive in response to and recovery from disasters and emergency situations.

Rains Put a Brake on Delivery Time

DUBAI - Delivery boy Shivram would cycle from Jungle Juice, a food and snack bar in Times Square Center, to various offices and residential houses in Al Quoz in approximately 20 minutes everyday. But due to rains over the past few days, it now takes Shivram a lot more time to cover the
same distance.