A historic public mass is to be held in Abu Dhabi to mark the landmark visit of Pope Francis to the UAE in February.
Details about the location are still being worked out, but Paul Hinder, Catholic bishop for southern Arabia, said it will take place on the morning of February 5.
“Arrangements are being put in place to make it possible for a maximum of our faithful to participate in this historic event,” said Mr Hinder.
News of the mass that will be celebrated by the Pope... Read More
King Koil, one of the leading mattress brands in the region, today has introduced a new range of comfortable sleeping solutions designed for a good night’s sleep. Engineered for optimal comfort and support, the new mattress grades and pillows have been manufactured with premium, organic materials and innovative technologies to feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
The new mattress grades such as Eco Rest Mattress feature horsehair proven to have great hypoallergenic properties and raw... Read More
This is the first time in IBTM World’s 31-year history that it has taken on a Premier Partner. The agreement will allow DCT Abu Dhabi the opportunity to leverage its relationship with one of the industry’s best-known and most respected events, giving it access to a highly engaged global audience of meetings professionals.
Commenting on the news, Shane Hannam, Portfolio Director, said: “I’m excited to announce our first ever dedicated Premier Partner for IBTM World. We have an... Read More
Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh. The relaunched service will begin on 20 January 2019 with daily flights.
Commenting on the recommencement of flights to Chittagong, Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President Commercial (UAE, GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) at flydubai said, “We are delighted that flydubai is returning to Chittagong. It reaffirms our commitment to serving underserved destinations and with daily flights we look forward to... Read More
The sound of the wind on Mars \ has been captured for the first time by NASA’s InSight lander, which touched down on the red planet 10 days ago.
The agency’s jet propulsion laboratory (JPL) released audio clips of the alien wind on Friday evening. InSight collected the low-frequency rumblings during its first week of operations.
The wind is estimated to be blowing at between 10 and 15mph. These are the first sounds from Mars that are detectable by human ears, according to the... Read More
The wait finally comes to an end. After Manushi Chhillar's beautiful reign as Miss World 2017, Miss Mexico Venessa Ponce De Leon has been crowned as Miss World 2018. After entering the Top 5, Miss Mexico won hearts with her beautiful smile and the off-shoulder ivory gown with fine silver embellished details. With our in-house beauty, Manushi passing the crown forward, the crowning moment was as glorious as we could imagine.
The show begins with a performance by Donel who performed to... Read More
China launched a rover early on Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower, state media said.
The Chang'e-4 lunar probe mission - named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology - launched on a Long March 3B rocket from the southwestern Xichang launch centre at 2:23 am (1823 GMT), according to the official Xinhua news agency.
The blast-off marked the start of a long journey to the far... Read More
Widely considered the leading authority on all things colour, Pantone has selected Living Coral as the shade of the new year. The vibrant yet mellow colour, which is peachy with a golden undertone, has a softer edge compared to 2018's rather more serious colour choice: Ultraviolet.
Typically, Pantone selects its shade of the year after analysing trends in the fields of fashion, film, home decor, art, travel and even sport. However, for 2019, the company has looked to our dependence... Read More
At the meeting of delegations led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Dilshod Akhatov and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates Khalifa Shaheen Al-Marar emphasized mutual interest in further development of cooperation in political, trade, economic, investment, cultural, humanitarian and other spheres.
A thorough review of the state of bilateral relations made it possible to focus on the existing... Read More
Emirates has unveiled its latest livery – a crystal-encrusted jet it has named Bling 777.
And although it may look very Dubai, it is not actually real.
The image, which the airline shared on its Twitter and Facebook feeds, was created by a crystal artist waiting for her flight.
The picture was posted a day ago by Sara Shakheel, a dentist-turned-artist from Pakistan who has more than 460,000 followers on Instagram.
She creates her artworks by doctoring pictures,... Read More