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More than just sun and sand at UAE’s Northern Emirates

More than just sun and sand at UAE’s Northern Emirates

Islands, beachside homes, hotels and marinas reshape waterfront destinations there Dubai: If you are headed for the beach or any stretch of waterfront in the Northern Emirates, chances are you…

Jokha Al Hussaini, founder of Shumookh Engineering Consultancy

Jokha Al Hussaini, founder of Shumookh Engineering Consultancy

Jokha Al Hussaini, the first Omani female engineer, founded Shumookh Engineering Consultancy in Muscat in 2011. Failing to secure a university place after finishing high school, the then 19-year-old Al…

Indian expats usher in festival of lights today

Indian expats usher in festival of lights today

A festival celebrating the victory of good over evil and light over darkness, Diwali is a joyous occasion for families and friends to get together at thoroughly cleaned and decked-up…

European Union summit turns sour

European Union summit turns sour

UK refuses to pay surprise €2.1b bill; Germany, France vow reforms Brussels: In a vivid display of public fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to…