Author: KAVIA M R

KAVIA M R

Ms. Kavia M.R. is the Official Reporter at the Emirati Times. She holds a master's degree in Communication and Journalism. She aspires to excel in media, embodying integrity and honesty in her work. If you have any questions or concerns about the news/article, please feel free to get in touch with us via WhatsApp at +971 5060 12456 or send us a kind email at Mail(at)EmiratiTimes(dot)com.

Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), will serve as the patron of the Global Prompt Engineering Championship, the largest AI prompt challenge in the world, which will take place from May 20–21 at Emirates Towers and the Museum of the Future. The DFF-managed Dubai Centre for Artificial Intelligence said that 30 competitors from three primary categories—art, literature, and coding—will compete in the championship’s final round. These competitors will fight for a total prize fund…

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Sharjah: The Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) has made decisions to benefit citizens, enhance social stability, and improve the living conditions of Sharjah residents. The meeting was chaired by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, held in the Crown Prince’s office. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, and Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council. The council approved the development and organization…

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Abu Dhabi: M42, the global health powerhouse, has inked an agreement with AstraZeneca, a global leader in science-led biopharmaceuticals, to advance preventive healthcare and next-generation precision medicine. As AstraZeneca’s clinical genomics partner of choice in the Middle East region, M42 will conduct sequencing of hereditary breast cancer genes. The aim is to develop personalized care and prevention strategies tailored to each patient’s needs. The initiative showcases M42’s advanced multi-omics sequencing capabilities in the area of oncological diagnostics. It is a relatively new field that has promising improvement in patient outcomes amidst the increasing number of cancer cases worldwide. M42 will…

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Makeup can be a fantastic tool for boosting confidence and expressing ourselves. However, daily use raises questions about its potential impact on our skin health. Let’s unpack the concerns and explore solutions for healthy, radiant skin. How Makeup Might Affect Our Skin Clogged Pores and Breakouts: Makeup, especially if not removed properly, can mix with oil and debris, clogging pores. This creates a breeding ground for bacteria, leading to acne, blackheads, and whiteheads. Irritation and Allergies: Many makeup products contain fragrances, preservatives, and dyes that can trigger sensitivity in some individuals. Reactions might include redness, itching, rashes, or even breakouts.…

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India: India’s Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement (IGFA) with the UAE to enable the operation of the India-Middle East Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC). The agreement was signed in Abu Dhabi on February 13, 2024, during the High-Level visit between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Government of the UAE on Cooperation for the empowerment and operation of the India-Middle East Europe Economic Corridor. The IGFA intends to advance bilateral relations and further strengthen ties between the two nations in the Ports, Maritime, and Logistics sectors. “The IGFA includes areas of cooperation between the…

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United States: The United States has made a historic moon landing for the first time in over 50 years. A privately built spacecraft named Odysseus touched down on the lunar’s South pole surface after an exhilarating 73-minute fall from orbit. NASA called this achievement “a giant leap forward.” However, no conformation regarding the state of the lander yet. Later on, however, the Texas-based business Intuitive Machines, which constructed the first commercial spacecraft to touch down on the moon, declared that the ship was “upright and starting to send data.” It was the first landing by a commercial vehicle on the…

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Abu Dhabi: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has discovered the first green turtle nest during its yearly turtle survey, which is a component of the marine assessment and conservation program. Despite being widely distributed in Abu Dhabi’s seas, nesting activity has never been documented at one of the main Hawksbill turtle nesting locations in the Al Dhafra Region. There are seven species of sea turtles in around the world. Abu Dhabi’s seas are home to four different kinds of turtles, total population more than 6,000 individuals. The Hawksbill and Green Turtles are the most common species, while the Olive…

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Sharjah: UAE’s effort to educate and empower communities with cancer awareness has seen a positive response across the region. World Cancer Day, which is marked on February 4 every year, and the 9th Gulf Week for Cancer Awareness, which took place from February 1 to 7, 2024, have helped the Emirate communicate with the public about the life-threatening disease. Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) have launched multiple initiatives to raise awareness and support survivors and their families. FOCP, which is a leading advocate for cancer awareness and support, has played a vital role throughout this week. One of their initiatives,…

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Ras Al Khaimah: The 15th International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM), which will bring together eminent scientists from globally recognized educational institutions for three days of lectures, discussions, and poster sessions on how advanced materials are helping shape the future. It will be opened by Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and a member of the UAE Supreme Council. A Nobel Prize winner and advanced materials scientists from institutions such as the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford in the UK, the University of New South Wales in Australia, and the Max…

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Dubai: The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) and the Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that offers scholarships to support government employees in maintaining Dubai’s reputation for excellence in government. The MoU was signed in conjunction with the 2024 assessment cycle of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme. This initiative comes after the introduction of an updated model for government excellence, which was authorized by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. The new model is based on three pillars: the Vision, Distinctive Value, and…

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