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: The UAE Ministry of Finance will organize a forum called ‘Towards Cooperative Dispute Resolution Environment’ in Dubai on January 24, 2024. The forum’s goal is to create procedures for resolving financial disputes through alternative channels, like mediation, which are more widely accepted worldwide and in line with the UAE government’s directive to streamline procedures. These solutions effectively reduce costs, boosting efficiency and flexibility, which ensure continuity of relationships regardless of the parties’ differences. The forum will showcase the UAE’s efforts in this field, as legislation has been issued that instils these concepts, such as Federal Decree-Law No. 12 of…

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Abu Dhabi: Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and social enterprise Nadeera have partnered to introduce an innovative recycling solution in communities near EGA’s plant in Jebel Ali. Yalla Return, developed by Nadeera, is an innovative platform to promote effective recycling by consumers. The program uses technology as a community engagement tool to encourage and incentivize recycling through a mobile application that is linked to technology-enabled waste collection bins. The program will now be rolled out to some 4,000 households near the Jebel Ali site. Recycling aluminum takes 95 percent less energy than making new metal, generating a fraction of the greenhouse…

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Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has received 621 registrations from all over the UAE for the second Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Agricultural Excellence Award. Of these, 328 people are competing for the main prize, and 293 are entering the related competitions. The awards are intended to draw attention to how crucial the UAE is to food security, sustainable agriculture, and raising the standard of regional output. The main categories of the award’s registration closed on December 15, 2023, according to the organizing committee. However, entries are still being accepted for the competitions that go…

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Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has implemented a system for the automatic cancellation of enforcement decisions relating to financial payments in all judicial rulings. This initiative establishes the ADJD as the first judicial authority in the region to deploy such a mechanism. The primary objective is to streamline the enforcement decision procedures by leveraging intelligent and precise indicators that instantly monitor payment statuses. Once the respondent completes the payment through the available channels on the ADJD’s application or website, the system promptly initiates the cancellation of enforcement decisions linked solely to the payment component. Subsequently, these decisions…

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Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre (ALC) has unveiled the fourth edition of the Research Grant Programme. It aims to support researchers in the Arabic language to submit high-quality projects that help advance the language, enhance knowledge, and promote scientific studies. The submission period closes on February 29, 2024. Launched in 2021, the program offers six to eight grants annually in several fields, including the Arabic Lexicon, Academic Curricula, Literature and Criticism, Applied and Computational Linguistics, Teaching Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers, and Manuscript Editing in all fields of Arabic language studies. It allocates an annual total of $162,000…

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Most people believe that the water in plastic bottles has been filtered and is pure. However, a new scientific study has revealed the bottled water risks to human life. According to the study, a liter of water in a plastic bottle contains more than 240,000 plastic particles. For the study, researchers, at Columbia University, chose the top three bottled water brands available in the US. The researchers discovered that there were between 100,000 and 350,000 plastic particles in every liter of water. This is a hundred times greater amount of plastic particles than was previously thought, and 90 percent of…

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India: The President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has attended the 10th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. The three-day summit, which is being attended by several officials, is currently underway in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Speaking at the summit, the UAE President thanked Mr. Modi for the invitation and congratulated him on the summit’s 20th anniversary. The UAE President noted that the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which was first founded by Mr. Modi, has become an important international forum for the exchange of expertise in economic growth…

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Abu Dhabi: The Gas Safety Committee has issued a series of circulars to improve the ongoing safety of LPG use across Abu Dhabi. The Committee, comprising 12 government entities under the Department of Energy, issued the circular in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). These stipulate that all economic establishments in Abu Dhabi are required to adhere to new directives, prohibiting several actions to avoid fines or risking closure. The circulars aim to ensure strict compliance with safety and fire prevention requirements. A key requirement is for all economic entities to secure a certificate of conformity…

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Dubai: Dubai Municipality has appointed more than 140 Emiratis in various fields, including engineering, technology, and administration, as part of its ‘Our Human Resources, Our Pride’ campaign in 2023. The initiative aims to increase the percentage of Emiratisation in the technical and field areas associated with municipal fields of work. The latest move is in line with the objectives and strategies of the Emiratization process in the UAE. ‘Our Human Resources, Our Pride initiative by the Municipality is designed to provide employees with the requisite skills, knowledge, and expertise to further improve their professional and personal growth. Mr. Wesam Lootah,…

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Abu Dhabi: The renowned Abu Dhabi Falconers Club is gearing up to kick off the 11th edition of the UAE President’s Cup Falcon Competition at Al Falah Field. They have extended the competition’s duration from the previous 12 days to 16 days, now running until January 27, 2024. Along with supporting the UAE’s legacy and ancestral sports in keeping with its mission and values, the competition seeks to maintain the successes of the past. The championship comprises seven categories: “Sheikhs,” “Public Owners,” “Public Open,” “Public Amateurs,” “Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC),” “Local Production,” and “Ladies.” Additionally, with 92 diverse rounds, the…

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