UAE youngster is chosen to help push for peaceful future

UAE youngster is chosen to help push for peaceful future

Today’s youngsters are tomorrow’s future. So why shouldn’t they have a say in making things better? That’s the view of 16-year-old Simran Vedvyas. She’s one of 11 youth ambassadors from nine countries chosen to try and create solutions to some of the planet’s pressing issues as part of the inaugural World Peace Caravan in December. The 12-day journ...

Let’s work together: We are all on the same salary train

Let’s work together: We are all on the same salary train

This is with regard to Frustrated Employer’s letter ‘Firms can’t just start hiking salaries’ (Feb 23), and the related comments. Before I go on, let me clarify that I, just like the masses, am a salar... »

Unfair: School fees have gone up for unhappy parents

Unfair: School fees have gone up for unhappy parents

Our child got a place in what I thought was a reputed established school with an ‘outstanding’ rating. We were overjoyed, until things started falling apart and we are now stuck in a mess which I wish... »

Epic fail: What is the point of paying for beIN Sports?

Epic fail: What is the point of paying for beIN Sports?

What is the point of us paying for beIN Sports when all we get is Arabic commentary on the English Premier League games!!? The language button doesn’t work so the option of English or Arabic is not av... »

Dubai gig promoter clubs together with business giant in new deal

Dubai gig promoter clubs together with business giant in new deal

A MULTI-BILLION dirham, Dubai-based conglomerate is getting its groove on with a group who have brought some of the biggest acts in the world to the emirate – in a bid to boost its own entertainment sector.  Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG) has announced a “long-term strategic alliance” with DONE Events, who have organised gigs with artists such ...

PICTURES: Veena Malik celebrates birthday at Burj Al Arab hotel

PICTURES: Veena Malik celebrates birthday at Burj Al Arab hotel

Sonam Kapoor ‘has a cold not swine flu’

Sonam Kapoor ‘has a cold not swine flu’

Kapil Sharma: I would never say no to Shah Rukh Khan

Kapil Sharma: I would never say no to Shah Rukh Khan

Things to do in the UAE today: Free salsa, baby meditation and afternoon tea

Things to do in the UAE today: Free salsa, baby meditation and afternoon tea

>>Step up for something spicy with a free salsa night at Sublime. The lively, sensual dance is a fun and sociable way to get a good workout and the basic moves are easy for beginners to pick up.... »

PICTURES: Go glam with red and black outfits

PICTURES: Go glam with red and black outfits

This week we’re talking glam, with the Oil Barons Ball and the ‘Red Dress Gala’ both taking place on Friday. And as you can guess by the name of the second event, we’ve got one colour in mind when it ... »

Various painless treatments for a ‘gummy smile’

Various painless treatments for a ‘gummy smile’

Q: When I smile a large part of my gums can be seen, something that I get more aware of as I get older and I really dislike. Is there anything I can do about this? A: Absolutely! The so –called ‘gummy... »

Sheikh Abdullah wins Sharjah rally as Sulayem turns back the clock

Sheikh Abdullah wins Sharjah rally as Sulayem turns back the clock

Sheikh Abdullah Al Qassimi won the Sharjah Rally after a great battle with Mohammed Ben Sulayem, and then paid tribute to the 14-times FIA Middle East Champion for a stirring comeback 12 years after retiring from competitive motor sport. “Mohammed was much faster on the technical sections, and it was as if he had never been away,” said Al Qassimi, ...