Dubai Breaks Another Guinness World Record.

The world’s largest inflatable water park Guinness World Record Title was given to an aquapark in Dubai.AquaFun, 42,400 square metres, at The Beach, opposite JBR has been officially awarded the Guinness World Records title.The record-breaking venture, in partnership with Dubai Festival and Retail...

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Thich Nhat Hanh (1926-2022): The mindful monk had said, ‘Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet’.

After dedicating a lifetime to promote peace and compassion in the world, author, activist and Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh left the planet for his heavenly abode, on Friday.The news that was shared on his Twitter account, on Saturday morning, read: “The International Plum Village Community of Engaged...

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Indian Army hoists world’s largest Khadi national flag in Jaisalmer on Army Day.

Jaisalmer: As a part of 74th Army Day celebrations, `Monumental National Flag,` the world`s largest national flag made from Khadi, was displayed along the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan`s Longewala on Saturday. Longewala was the center stage of the battle between India and Pakistan in 1971.The Southern...

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Indian Entrepreneur Ordered To Pay $131 Million To Barclays.

Barclays Plc won a legal fight to enforce an award of around $131 million against the founder of troubled NMC Health Plc. The lender turned to a London court after a Dubai judge ordered Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty to pay the money after his foreign exchange business failed to meet a transaction agreement...

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Ras Al Khaimah sets two Guinness World Records through 2022 New Year fireworks show.

Welcoming hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the world; the Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations (RAKNYE 2022) dazzled all with a spectacular fireworks display that smashed two Guinness World Records.The world records were for ‘Most Remote Operated Multirotors/Drones Launching...

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Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid icon who won the Nobel Prize, dies at 90.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his opposition to racial discrimination in South Africa, has died. He was 90.Tutu died on Sunday in Cape Town, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office said in a statement. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1997 and underwent surgery. Tutu...

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Switzerland approves euthanasia device for ‘painless death’.

Switzerland has legalised a ‘suicide machine’, named Sarco, that allows users to kill themselves relatively painlessly by inducing hypoxia and hypocapnia (the state of inadequate oxygen supply at the tissue level and reduced carbon dioxide in the blood leading to death). Shaped like a coffin, the euthanasia...

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No more last seen, new WhatsApp change will make life easier.

WhatsApp new feature: The messaging platform is gearing up to add the most important privacy feature that I have been waiting for the longest time. WhatsApp will add the ability to hide last seen status from specific contacts.If I had to rank the most annoying feature ever built by WhatsApp, it has to be the Last...

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Abu Dhabi: Math teacher beats breast cancer, hails UAE’s ‘great’ health system.

Patricia, a Filipina expat and a teacher based in Al Ain, is a proud breast cancer survivor.Her story is an inspiration to all during this breast cancer awareness month.Initially shocked and devastated after being told that she had cancer, the 48-year-old showed tremendous fortitude to overcome her fears,...

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UAE passport ranked strongest in the world again.

The UAE passport has become the most powerful in the world yet again.The Global Passport Index released by Arton Capital ranked it first globally for achieving the highest mobility score, with the passport allowing entry to 152 countries. As many as 98 countries offer visa-free entry, 54 countries offer...

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