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Mother of 2 dies after ‘complications from hip replacement surgery’ in Dubai

Mother of 2 dies after ‘complications from hip replacement surgery’ in Dubai

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Earlier an Emirati slipped into coma after a botched surgery. An Indian mom of two, Betty Rita Fernandes, passed away in Dubai on May 9 at Al Zahra Hospital due to complications allegedly arising after a hip replacement surgery. Betty, originally from Mumbai, was a chef and ran ‘Betty’s Cake Tales’, a specialty Grocery Store as mentioned on her facebook page. Earlier, an alleged medical negligence case was reported in UAE last week. Dr Mohayem Abdelghany, Chief Executive Officer of Al Zahra Hospital, in a statement sent to Khaleej Times said, “In reference to the demise of Betty Rita Fernandes on May 9 after her surgery in Al Zahra Hospital Dubai (AZHD), we have made the family transparently aware of all the developments and ongoing reviews.” “This incident is currently be
4 brothers returning from mother’s funeral die in Iraq car crash

4 brothers returning from mother’s funeral die in Iraq car crash

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Their cousin died too in the crash. A tragic traffic accident claimed the lives of four brothers in Iraq - while they were returning home from their mother's funeral. The accident occurred in the west of Al Naseriya city, Al Sayed Al Wahed area. All five passengers, including the four brothers and a cousin, died in the horrific crash, authorities reported. The vehicle was completely destroyed in the accident. Source Mother of 2 dies after ‘complications from hip replacement surgery’ in Dubai Earlier an Emirati slipped into coma after a botched surgery. An Indian mom of two, Betty Rita Fernandes, passed away in Dubai on May 9 at Al Zahra Hospital due to complications allegedly arising after a hip replacement surgery. Betty, originally from Mumbai, was a chef and
Christian expat builds mosque in UAE, serves Iftar to 700 workers

Christian expat builds mosque in UAE, serves Iftar to 700 workers

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The businessman had landed in Dubai with just Dh630 in 2003. Indian businessman and UAE Christian expat Saji Cheriyan serves more than 700 Iftar meals for workers in Fujairah throughout the holy month. Cheriyan built the Mariam Umm Eisa (Mary, the Mother of Jesus) mosque in Al-Hail Industrial Area last year for thousands of workers in the emirate, Al Roeya reported. The Indian businessman said that his humanitarian project enhances compassion between the workers and brings them together after a long day of work. Before building the mosque, Cheriyan used to go to the Iftar tents to distribute food to the workers. He decided to build the mosque after he noticed that workers had to walk long distances in the heat to reach a mosque. Cheriyan went to the General Authorit...
Dh132,000 seized from fake currency gang in UAE

Dh132,000 seized from fake currency gang in UAE

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Gangsters were from different nationalities. An Asian gang involved in printing and circulating fake currency has been arrested, the Umm Al Quwain Police said. Acting on a tip-off, the CID police launched intensive investigations, and tracked down the gang members, including gangsters of different nationalities. "The gang was busted and Dh132,000 worth of fake notes of Dh1,000 denominations were seized from their possession," police sources pointed out. Up to 10,280 Kuwaiti Dinars, along with Dh72,752 Turkmenistan currency, were also found on them, they added. "The suspects were referred to the UAQ public prosecution for legal action." Source
Companies give female staff extra leave

Companies give female staff extra leave

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If the employee is able to get married before the end of 2019, they will also give her a salary bonus. Two Chinese companies are offering extra time off to its female employees over the age of 30 so they could find a partner. The companies offered the unusual 'present' to its unmarried staff during one of the longest public holiday periods, RT reports. The two companies operating one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region, the Songcheng theme park in Hangzhou, decided to give its female employees an opportunity to find a life partner. Moreover, if the employee is able to get married before the end of 2019, the company will give her a salary bonus. Instead of the usual week-long break from February 4-10 which is given to the rest of the country, women over 30 will ...
Autistic child among CBSE Class 10 toppers in UAE

Autistic child among CBSE Class 10 toppers in UAE

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Aman Maqbool has scored over 90% throughout his school career, and wrote the exam with the help of a scribe. An autistic child was among Indian school students in the UAE who were on 'cloud nine' after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared Class 10 results on Monday. The top scorer from the Indian High School in Dubai, Buvaneswari Jayasankar, scored 99.2 per cent marks, with 100 in French, Mathematics, and Social Science. Aman Maqbool (17) of Delhi Private School, Sharjah, a high functioning autistic child, scored 94.3 per cent. He has scored over 90 per cent throughout his school career, and wrote the exam with the help of a scribe. His father Maqbool Ahmed, a Keralite who has been living in the UAE for 20 years, said: "After the exams, Aman told us he would ...
UAE royal passes away; 3-day mourning period announced

UAE royal passes away; 3-day mourning period announced

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The Royal court made the announcement on the second day of Ramadan. His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah offered condolences on the death of Sheikha Mariam Bint Salem Al Suwaidi, who passed away on Tuesday (May 7). The Royal court announced this on second day of Ramadan. The funeral prayer will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, after the Ishaa prayers at the King Faisal Mosque in Sharjah. The funeral will then take place at the cemetery of Al-Jubail. The official mourning in the Emirate of Sharjah will be announced for a period of three days starting on Wednesday (May 8). View this post on Instagram A post shared by HH Shk Dr Sultan AlQasimi (@hhshkdrsultan) on May 7, 2019 at 8:18am PDT So...
Sheikh Khalifa pardons 3,005 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

Sheikh Khalifa pardons 3,005 prisoners ahead of Ramadan

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The financial obligations of the released prisoners will also be settled. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered the release of 3,005 prisoners serving various sentences in the UAE. The financial obligations of the released prisoners will also be settled ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. The gesture is part of President Sheikh Khalifa's attempt to provide prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and alleviate their families hardships. Sharjah Ruler pardons 377 prisoners His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has ordered the release of 377 prisoners of different nationalities from the punitive and reformative institutions in the Emirate of Sharjah, ahead of the hol...
Ramadan working hours for public sector in UAE announced

Ramadan working hours for public sector in UAE announced

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he holy month of Ramadan is likely to begin on May 6. The working hours of public sector employees in the UAE will be five hours during the holy month of Ramadan, according to a circular issued by The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources on Thursday. The holy month of Ramadan is likely to begin on May 6 in most of the Islamic nations, according to The International Astronomical Centre. The work timings for all ministries and federal agencies will be five hours. The offices will start at 9am and end at 2pm, except when the nature of work requires extra hours of operation. The FAHR tweeted about the update on Thursday morning. دوام رمضان للوزارات والجهات الاتحادية 5 ساعات في رمضان، حيث يبدأ من التاسعة صباحاً وينتهي عند الساعة الثانية بعد الظهر -باستثناء من تقت
Dh100,000 fine, jail time for violating this law in UAE

Dh100,000 fine, jail time for violating this law in UAE

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A fine of minimum Dh50,000 will be imposed. Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi (EAD) seized 200 kg of oysters during a smuggling attempt. The agency announced on Instagram, that a group of people collected a huge number of oysters in an attempt to sell them. They were fined and will face suitable legal action. View this post on Instagram رصدت هيئة البيئة – أبوظبي مجموعة أشخاص تقوم باستخراج المحار المعروف محلياً باسم "الدوك أو الدوج" ، حيث ضبطت كمية كبيرة من المحار حوالي 200 كيلوجرام كانت في حوزتهم وجاهزة للنقل في أكياس، علماً بأنه يحظر صيد المحاريات وفقاً للمادة (28) من القانون الاتحادي رقم (23) لسنة 1999 بشأن استغلال وحماية وتنمية الثروات المائية الحية بدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة وتعديلاته، ويعاقب كل من يخالف بالحبس مدة لا تقل عن ستة أشهر وبغرامة لا