Dhanusha Gokulan

Dhanusha Gokulan

Dubai Malls are
Decked up to
Welcome X-Mas

DUBAI - With Christmas only a week away, shopping malls are decked up with huge Christmas trees, hollies, mistletoes, colourful ornaments, huge gingerbread men and stuffed stockings, with Santa Claus making an occasional appearance.

Schoolchildren Champion Water Conservation Through Paintings

SHARJAH - An upside down umbrella, a parched desert scene, bottles of crushed plastic water bottles and hundreds of other vivid images painted by over 85,000 schoolchildren from 750 public and private schools across the UAE were the highlights of the award ceremony of the ‘Save Water Competition-2008’.

Shop till You Drop

DUBAI - UAE residents look at shopping malls as the ultimate getaway during the holiday season.

Sharjah Water Festival Begins

SHARJAH - The spirit of nationalism was in full view as the Sharjah Water Festival 2008 kicked off in Al Majaz Park on Tuesday with children and adults wearing dresses in colours of the national flag and waving small flags enjoyed the activities.

Hamdan Leads March

UAE’s National Day celebrations got off to a flying start when Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, led thousands of residents in a grand Union march from the Jumeirah Center to the Union Square along Jumeirah Beach Road, on Monday. Marching to the patriotic tunes played by the Dubai Police band, Shaikh Hamdan walked alongside the dignitaries of government organisations and thousands of school students.

Patriotic Fervour Pervades Country

DUBAI - With the UAE National Day just around the corner, colours of red, green, white and black dot roads, buildings and vehicles across the country and Emiratis and expatriates alike, belonging to every nationality, are bristling with the nationalist fervour.

Charity School in UAQ Gets a Facelift

UMM AL QUWAIN — The walls of a charity school in Umm Al Quwain received a fresh coat of paint on Saturday, thanks to the enthusiastic volunteers of the ‘Volunteer Emirates’ programme.

A Shot in the Arm for
Dubai Tourism

DUBAI - Renovation of the QE2 by property developers may be creating waves in the tourism and hotel industry, but residents in the Dubai reckon that this is just another one of Dubai’s ventures to create the biggest of everything.