Nepal earthquake victims to get aid from Emirates Red Crescent

Nepal earthquake victims to get aid from Emirates Red Crescent

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) is to deliver urgent humanitarian assistance to the people of Nepal affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit a heavily populated area of Nepal, including the capital, Kathmandu. The tremor, the worst to hit Nepal in more than 80 years and caused damage and fatalities in neighbouring countries. As of Sunday m...

Change in school rule makes it tough for our kids

Change in school rule makes it tough for our kids

In March, I approached a school for the enrollment of my son in FS1 who will be under four at time term starts. He had gone through the interview and later enrolled after we paid all the dues. But, ye... »

Traffic jam in UAE

It’s not the dodgems: stop driving into each other

Despite living, and driving, here 10 years I’m still baffled when it comes to the number of shunts we witness in heavy traffic on the UAE’s roads. How is it possible that so many people manage to driv... »

It’s time to give peace a chance in Yemen

It’s time to give peace a chance in Yemen

It is a tremendous relief to read that the Saudi airstrikes, ‘Operation Decisive Storm’ in Yemen will cease now. Let us hope that the new phase, ‘Operation Renewal of Hope’, brings together the variou... »

UAE fans eagerly awaiting Apple watch

UAE fans eagerly awaiting Apple watch

Apple fans have been flocking to retailers in anticipation of getting their hands on the much-awaited Apple Watch – long before the product goes on sale in the UAE. Released on Friday in some countries to buyers who pre-ordered, some Apple resellers in the UAE expect to have the watch in stores by the early summer.But some retailers are seein...

Amitabh Bachchan horrified by Nepal earthquake destruction

Amitabh Bachchan horrified by Nepal earthquake destruction

Tom Cruise in talks to star in ‘Bob: The Musical’

Tom Cruise in talks to star in ‘Bob: The Musical’

Angelina Jolie scolds UN Security Council for inaction on Syria

Angelina Jolie scolds UN Security Council for inaction on Syria

Time for a new smile?

Time for a new smile?

Q: I have some missing teeth and I heard about dental implants. How do I know if I am a good candidate for dental implants? A: Your dentist is your guide. The placement of a dental implant is a simple... »

Things to do today: Art, Movie, Playwrighting and Drums

Things to do today: Art, Movie, Playwrighting and Drums

An Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his starring role as scientist Stephen Hawking coming to terms with love and motor neurone disease in ‘The Theory of Everything’ this year. ‘The Theory ... »

The new make-up trend – colour

The new make-up trend – colour

The ‘no make-up’ look on the Marc Jacobs spring catwalk may have been a big talking point for fashionistas in recent times, but colour has returned in abundance in the world of beauty. Every colour of... »

Manny Pacquiao can upset Floyd Mayweather says Oscar De La Hoya

Manny Pacquiao can upset Floyd Mayweather says Oscar De La Hoya

When it comes to discussing the upcoming super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao it is fair to say that everyone has an opinion. The clash between two of boxing’s biggest stars has garnered unprecedented attention thanks in large to many doubting that two of the sport’s modern day greats would ever share the same ring. These concern...