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Meet India’s leading comic who’s inspiring youth around the world

Meet India’s leading comic who’s inspiring youth around the world

Making people laugh is no easy task. Stand-up comic, teacher, writer, director and former school geek Sapan Verma is one of India’s most popular English comedians. Founder of comedy group East India Company (EIC), he’s performed with his team and …

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Nation’s remarkable space mission is out of this world

Nation’s remarkable space mission is out of this world

Ahead of the International Day of Human Space Flight on 12th April, Abu Dhabi World talks to some of the key players in the UAE’s very own space race  The 21st July, 1969 was a historic moment for the world. It …

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LOOKING AHEAD: UAE aims to be the nation of innovation

LOOKING AHEAD: UAE aims to be the nation of innovation

Innovation is a vital need for societies preparing to move into the future.” These were the words of UAE vice president HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Eager to ensure the country is at the forefront of various sectors …

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CELEBRATION: Government announces National Day holidays

CELEBRATION: Government announces National Day holidays

Three day holiday announced for employees in the capital. As the UAE prepares to celebrate its 45th National Day public and private sector workers have been given a three day holiday to mark the national holiday. Holidays for employees will …

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PROGRESS: Sheikh Mohammed reflects on decade in tenure

PROGRESS: Sheikh Mohammed reflects on decade in tenure

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, posted an open letter to the people of the UAE. The post, shared on professional networking website LinkedIn, aimed to inform and inspire citizens and …

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Five minutes with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir

Five minutes with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir

As Pakistan and the West Indies continue their series of UAE matches, we speak with Pakistani bowler Mohammad about his spot-fixing controversy and returning to the game after a four-year ban You came into the sport at a very young age. …

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ENVIRONMENT: UAE pledges support in global warming fight

ENVIRONMENT: UAE pledges support in global warming fight

The Emirates has stepped up its commitment to battle climate change by becoming the first nation in the Gulf to sign a key bill addressing global warming. The Paris Agreement, due to take effect in 2020, was drafted at the …

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VOTE: Nominate your favourite librarian for new national award

VOTE: Nominate your favourite librarian for new national award

In an effort to celebrate those that help foster the next generation of readers in the UAE, a new award has been created. The School Librarian of the Year Award, created by the Emirates Literature Foundation, aims to reward those …

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FORMULA 1 UPDATE: Abu Dhabi says ‘Hello’ to RnB legend for Yasalam

FORMULA 1 UPDATE: Abu Dhabi says ‘Hello’ to RnB legend for Yasalam

Hello – is it the final Yasalam performance you’re looking for? We’ve been on the edge of our seats, but the final Yasalam after-race act has been announced to complete the star-studded line-up for the F1 weekend. Legendary ‘All Night …

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