Author: Ronak K.

60+ Films for AED 20 at Sharjah Annual Film Fest

Written by on 7 November 2020

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) has announced an expanded programme for the third edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform (SFP), which provides a vital platform for emerging and established filmmakers from across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and around the world. The 2020 edition of SFP presents a robust line-up of film screenings […]

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A Truly Immersive Art Experience

Written by on 26 October 2020

Dubai has added yet another imaginative and immersive experience to its long list of out of the world thrills. Welcome to the Theatre of Digital Art (ToDA) in Souk Madina Jumeirah that has been thrown open for the world from this month onwards. This multi-sensory, multi-media immersive exhibition, is the first such art initiative in […]

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Dubai Makes Another World Record

Written by on 24 October 2020

Yet another world record was created in Dubai. This time for the world’s largest fountain, measuring at a whopping 7,327 m² in Palm Jumeriah. The record-breaking fountain named The Palm Fountain was designed with a few tricks including colour and brightness controls. Located at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, the waterfront attraction creates a relaxing environment while its water jets […]

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Dubai’s New Mosque is a Sight to Behold

Written by on 13 October 2020

A new mosque has opened with a capacity of 500 worshippers at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). According to a press statement, the Grand Mosque “incorporates tradition by reinterpreting the essence of a traditional mosque design with a contemporary style.” The design was inspired by Islamic architecture and refers to it by reinterpreting the essence […]

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Another First for the UAE

Written by on 7 October 2020

The UAE has become the first country in the world where the number of Covid-19 tests conducted has exceeded its population (among countries with a population of more than one million). The country has conducted 10.32 million tests since the start of the pandemic. Dr Omar Al Hammadi, the official spokesperson for the UAE government, […]

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Rhea Chakraborty granted bail in Drugs case

Written by on 7 October 2020

The Bombay High Court has granted bail to Rhea Chakraborty on one lakh bail bond, as per a report by India Today. However, the bail plea of her brother Showik Chakraborty has been rejected. As per a report by Bar and Bench, the court has directed Rhea to appear at her nearest police station for 10 days […]

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‘Laxmmi Bomb’ gets a Diwali Release in the UAE

Written by on 30 September 2020

Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani’s upcoming movie Laxmmi Bomb is all ready to hit the screens in UAE, Australia, and New Zealand on November 9, 2020. Bollywood Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to announce the news. “BIGGG NEWS… #LaxmmiBomb – which premieres 9 Nov 2020 on #DisneyPlusHotstar – will also release across cinemas in Australia, […]

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New COVID-19 Testing Centres in Dubai

Written by on 30 September 2020

Three new COVID-19 testing centres have opened in Dubai. The centres, each with a capacity to carry out 550 tests a day will operate throughout the week, from 11am to 6pm. This takes to five the number of centres dedicated for Covid-19 testing. The public can now get their PCR tests done at the centres […]

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