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Past articles by Nadeem:

Thousands prepare for busy travel weekend ahead of Eid

Officials prepare for busiest weekend of the year and thousands head abroad as Eid and summer holiday breaks coincide. → Read More

Etihad Airways braced for holiday season rush at Abu Dhabi International Airport

The airline is expecting it to be particularly busy from June 22 to August 24 with an estimated 3.3 million passengers flying from Abu Dhabi International Airport. → Read More

Rania presses her ‘reset button’ during Ramadan

She has been fasting during Ramadan for as long as she can remember and from a young age she has recognised the value of the Holy Month. → Read More

Scholarships in GCC’s first masters degree in biomedical engineering

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) will launch its master of science in biomedical engineering (MSBME) degree in August. → Read More

Warning over ‘unreliable’ quality test kits for fruit and vegetables

It is claimed that the devices detect chemical fertilisers and pesticides used to grow fruits and vegetables, but Dubai officials say they are unreliable. → Read More

Dubai drivers offered chance to personalise their number plates

An individual plate will cost Dh1,620 and the available numbers are from 1967 to 2017. → Read More

Temperatures in UAE to push 50°C in final week of Ramadan

The next few days are likely to see wind kicking dust and sand into the air but temperatures are expected to remain high. → Read More

UAE not-for-profit organisation gives Indian slum children access to education

Youngsters from Rishikesh, in Uttarakhand, are being taught how to read, write and do arithmetic as well as fundamental general knowledge and environmental studies free of charge. → Read More

beIN Sports blocked in the UAE as diplomatic row with Qatar deepens

The Qatari broadcaster with exclusive rights to the English Premier League is not available on either Etisalat or du networks. → Read More

Fewer than half of teachers pass UAE licensing test

In all, 106 of the 223 teachers who took part in the pilot Teacher and Educational Leadership Standards (TELS) initiative passed their exams to gain the new license. → Read More

Special needs pupils learn about science of flight with Etihad

Nine youngsters from the Future Rehabilitation Centre in Abu Dhabi were taken on a surprise visit to the airline’s state-of-the-art flight simulator. → Read More

More hybrid taxis on the road in Dubai

DUBAI // More hybrid vehicles have been added to Dubai Taxi Corporation’s fleet of luxury limousines. The Road and Transport Authority has added the Lexus Model ES300H 2017 to its vehicles. "The Dubai Taxi Corporation is making every effort to generate innovative ideas and utilise the latest technologies to leverage the operational efficiency of its taxicabs, and conserve energy and… → Read More

Dubai’s RTA ups its charitable work for Ramadan

The RTA is working with the UAE Food Bank as part of its 'Meals on Wheels' activities, handing out iftar meals to people. → Read More

Study and diligence pay off for UAE’s top three pupils

DUBAI // Endless hours of study, mock tests and dedication paid off for three bright pupils who are celebrating near-perfect scores in their exams. The three have just received their grades in the Central Board of Secondary Education Grade 12 tests. Delhi Private School’s Aiman Khan is believed to have achieved the highest grade in the UAE for humanities – 97.6 per cent. Aiman, 17, said she was… → Read More

New recycling centre opens in Dubai

There are plans to open two more centres in Satwa and Muhaisina. → Read More

Pupil ban ‘will drive improvements at under-performing Abu Dhabi schools’

On Tuesday Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) said schools in the emirate rated as ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ would not be allowed to register new or transferred students. → Read More

Abu Dhabi’s poor performing schools barred from registering new pupils

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) announced on Tuesday that it made the decision as part of its aim to raise the quality of education in the capital. → Read More

Abu Dhabi’s poor performing schools barred from registering new pupils

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) announced on Tuesday that it made the decision as part of its aim to raise the quality of education in the capital. → Read More

Philippines Airline scraps flights between Abu Dhabi and Manila

On Monday, Philippines Airlines (PAL) said it was scrapping flights between the capital cities effective July 8. → Read More

Low-rated schools in Dubai ‘will wither on the vine’ until they raise more money

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) released its annual report on Tuesday, which found 60 schools were rated as ‘acceptable or below’. → Read More