EEG ends unprecedented 2020 with resolute afforestation efforts.

مجموعة عمل الإمارات للبيئة تزرع 2,000 شجرة

“For Our Emirates We Plant” oversees the planting of 2,000 trees planted in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah by 641 entities On the historic date 20.12.2020, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) organised and conducted its annual tree planting campaign, “For Our Emirates We Plant”. This significant event was conducted at two locales in Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai. Under the patronage and presence of H. E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, member of the Executive Council of the Government of Ras Al-Khaimah and Chairman of the Department of…

Suqia UAE opens registration for 3rd cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award and adds a new category

Suqia UAE opens registration for 3rd cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award and adds a new category

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia UAE), under the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has opened registration for the 3rd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award. The award, with total prizes worth USD 1 million, aims to find sustainable and innovative solutions for water scarcity. Suqia has upscaled the award to include new technologies to produce, distribute, store, monitor, desalinate and purify water using renewable energy. Suqia has added the Innovative Crisis Solutions Award to the three existing categories: Innovative Projects…

Shurooq to renew focus on forward-thinking architectural design practices at second Sharjah Designscape

“شروق” تطلق الدورة الثانية من سلسلة جلسات

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced the launch of the second season of its virtual architectural talk series, Sharjah Designscape, where eminent UAE-based and international industry experts will lead discussions on the current architectural landscape within Sharjah while also exploring the future outlook and transformation of this field around the world. The bi-weekly series will be held virtually at 7pm on Tuesdays starting November 24, 2020 with the sixth and concluding session of the series being held on February 02, 2021. From new approaches in landscape and modular…

Indian author Shashi Tharoor urges SIBF audience to actively engage with the written word

Indian author Shashi Tharoor urges SIBF audience

Make books your constant companion, says author of recently released The Battle of Belonging at a Sharjah International Book Fair 2020 discission    Shashi Tharoor – author, Indian politician, and former international civil servant – who is also well known for his formidable vocabulary and penchant for unusual words, told an international virtual audience at the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair that his favourite word in his rich lexicon is: ‘Read’. “I love the word ‘read’ because it is only by reading that you acquire all the other words,” said…

Reading is a superpower, Prince Ea tells his SIBF 2020 audience

Reading is a superpower, Prince Ea tells his SIBF 2020 audience

The spoken word artist with over 1 billion views on Facebook and YouTube spoke about how rap and books changed his life, at a Sharjah International Book Fair 2020 online session Prince Ea – the stage avatar of American rapper, spoken word artist and civil rights activist Richard Williams – prefers to be known as a ‘digital optometrist’. “I open people’s eyes to who they really are beyond their limiting beliefs, beyond concepts and ideas they are constricted by,” he told entrepreneur Spencer Lodge at a Sharjah International Book Fair…

Author Vishal Chipkar’s best-seller ‘Enter Paradise’ now in Arabic

The book is not dedicated to mankind but to for my beloved Allah the mightiest, ultimate Supreme power – Vishal Chipkar Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Vishal Chipkar’, a well-known celebrated author of the spiritual book ‘Enter Heaven’ has released an Arabic version of the book, Enter Paradise (Udkhul aljana), expanding his readership in the Middle East and North Africa region. The Arabic version will first be made accessible in digital format with plans underway to make it available in hardcopy in leading bookstores. The book, which seeks to help…