Riya Tulpule age 12 pushes 600+ kgs

Believe it or not, but a girl aged 12 pushes 600+ kgs of electronic waste into the recyle pit. A very young Indian student of the Gems Modern Academy doggedly pursues her goal and surpasses it. Riya Tulpule, daughter of Rahul and Deepali Tulpule set about saving the earth one kg at a time. Helped …

Prerana – Manthan

“Prerana – Manthan” team welcomes all for an interactive session on “IT Literacy for the Determined Ones” by Ms. Kavita Dawda @ the Indian Consulate on Friday,16th June 2017.

Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’ to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be transformed into a lush forest to provide the perfect location for the ambitious mythological epic Mahabharata, starring Mohanlal, by May 2018, said its Abu Dhabi-based producer Dr B.R. Shetty on Sunday. Shetty, the UAE-based businessman who is willing to allocate a budget of Rs10 billion (Dh570 million) into this multi-lingual project, …

Gems proud of UAE’s top pupil

Atharva Pulujkar, 17, set a record for his school when he became the first valedictorian to be named the UAE’s top science pupil. When the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE) results were announced on Monday, the Gems Modern Academy pupil tied with classmate Soumil Banerjee to score the country’s highest mark in the science stream …

Panic as owner of UAE-based money exchange absconds

Unexpected closure of a money exchange has created panic among scores of customers in the UAE, Khaleej Times has learned. Duped customers alleged that the owner of the money exchange house, which has six branches in the UAE, shut the office and absconded after pocketing hundreds of thousands of dirhams. Customers who wired money to …

UAE Consulate-General in Kerala distributes dates to orphans

The UAE Consulate-General in the Indian State of Kerala, in co-operation with the Government of Kerala, has distributed premium Emirati dates to orphans in Trivandrum city. The gesture, in collaboration with the Emirates Red Crescent, was held on Friday, which coincides with the holy month of Ramadan and the first anniversary celebrations of Kerala Chief …

Meghna Savit , CBSE topper who just broke an IHS record

It was great news all around for 17-year-old Dubai student Meghna Savit on Sunday, as she secured the UAE’s highest results in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams. But as if that wasn’t impressive enough, the Indian High School (IHS) Dubai student clinched a record-breaking score among the girls in her school too. …

Which is the perfect NOL card for you?

Many, and we mean many Dubai residents, tourists, and professionals take the Metro at any given moment. In fact, the Metro is part and parcel of modern life in Dubai as it connects major districts in the city. And with riding the Metro comes — of course — paying for it. To the uninitiated, all …

80-year-old Indian grandma in UAE knits her way into world records

Indian expatriate Sitabai Bhagwandas Vagh, a longtime UAE resident, will turn 80 in July. She is a grandma of five and great grandma of two children. She has artificial knee caps, can only see with her right eye and has undergone surgeries to remove a tumour from her intestine and cataract. However, the age and …

UAE-based artist features in Modi book

Paintings by a UAE-based Indian artist are the only artworks that feature in a new book about a popular radio show hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Entitled Mann Ki Baat (Heart’s Voice), the book, which is named after the show, was unveiled on Friday in New Delhi, in a ceremony attended by Indian …