Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Health & Education

Top Saudi universities to participate in hackathon competition

RIYADH: A number of top universities in the Kingdom will participate in the “Hackathon” competition that gets underway on Nov. 21 in the Saudi...

World’s largest water reservoirs nearing completion in Qatar

Construction of five mega-reservoirs that aim to boost Qatar’s emergency water supply is now 70 percent complete, Kahramaa officials have announced. They aim to supply...

Rising suicide cases in the UAE tied to job frustration

Dr. Sam Omara, counselor at the Ugandan Embassy in Abu Dhabi said many of the suicide cases result from frustrations that lead to depression....

Correspondence courses by Indian state universities illegal in UAE

The Indian Consulate in Dubai has warned students in the UAE that it is illegal for universities from any state of India to run...

India considers death penalty for child rape following horrific attacks

The Indian government is considering introducing the death penalty for child rapists. It comes after an appalling week of news about the abuse of children...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike. MoH’s hike in...

The ‘Holy Grail’ of cancer research is discovered: New blood test...

A blood test that can detect 10 types of cancer potentially years before someone becomes ill has been described as the 'holy grail' of cancer...

Turtle Season Begins in Oman: Best Times and Places To Witness...

June to September is the best time to watch turtles nesting in Oman. If you think it is too hot to travel in the...

UAE parents need close to DH1million per child to cover education...

Parents who raise their child in the UAE and later send them to a university outside the country can expect to spend not just...

Saudi Shura “tightens screws” on early marriages

Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has recommended four conditions to allow the marriage of girls aged between 15 and 18. The 150-member advisory body added for...

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