Jawhara Heritage Design Competition

•November 30, 2017 • Leave a Comment

10 winners awarded at heritage design competition

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

On the occasion of 4-day Dubai International Jewellery Show held in Dubai, Jawhara Jewellery has announced the ten winners of Jawhara Heritage Design Competition in a ceremony attended by prominent personalities.
The 4-day exhibition was held at Dubai World Trade Centre and Jawhara Jewellery was one of the major participants at the show in its 21st edition with a huge space. The winning designs were chosen by the jury consisting of Tamjid Abdullah, Aisha Al Mazroui, Laila Suhail, Neruba Bate, Naida Akiva, Supra Manian after an extensive process that lasted for over two months.jawhara-dubai
The top ten winners were honoured and the winning designs manufactured by Jawhara Jewellery and displayed in stores.
The competition was participated by designers from various sectors including university students was sponsored by the International Gem Institute, the world’s largest independent diamond and gemstone certification institute.
The first-of-its-kind competition aims at re-establishing original Arabic designs in the jewellery design sector, which has always enjoyed a special status …
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Interview: Halal products are a safe option

•November 19, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Rania safi
By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

DUBAI has proved its unique place among food and beverage industry to provide a wide spectrum of solutions including Halal food and have been hosting annual exhibitions.
Halal and Shariah compliant products follow in the footsteps of halal foods made popular by Muslims worldwide.
The spending on cosmetics by Muslim consumers across the region is to the tune of $54 billion as stating by State of Global Islamic Economy – Dinar Standard 2014, in its recent report and the market for Halal cosmetic products is sizeable and on the rise – locally, regionally as well as across the globe paving the way for a sizeable and growing business opportunity.
This was stated by Arun Giridhar, General Manager Wipro Unza Middle East Limited, marketing the Malaysian Halal cosmetic brand Safi Rania Gold (SRG) in the region, in an exclusive interview with The Gulf Today.
“Halal beauty products sales was valued at around $23.4 million in 2015; and this is expected to increase to $45 billion by 2020…
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Charity Drive by Dubai Gurudwara

•November 19, 2017 • Leave a Comment

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

SACRED buildings like Gurudwara proclaim the tolerance of our global community — the global community that is the United Arab Emirates, and the distribution of food packs among the blue collars reaffirms the tolerance that brings us together. Sikhs joined the Dubai Mormons in serving a delicious meal to the workers who build and maintain this peaceful and welcoming country.
This was stated by Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance UAE while addressing a gathering on the ceremony to distribute food packages by Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar Dubai Sikh Temple and the Abu Dhabi Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ…
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7th Sharjah Stamps Exhibition

•November 17, 2017 • Leave a Comment

5-day exhibition to stamp its mark on connoisseurs

By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, in the presence of local, national and international coin and stamp collectors and specialists, inaugurated the 7th edition of Sharjah 2017 Stamp Exhibition at Mega Mall.15-Shj Postal exhibitionThe 5-day exhibition is being organised by the Emirates Philatelic Association in cooperation with Mega Mall, in which 17 countries participated in this year’s exhibition, including stamp and coin dealers and exhibitors.
The opening ceremony also attended by Abdullah Khoury, President of the Emirates Philatelic Association and a large number of coin and stamp collectors and specialists in this field as well as media representatives.
   Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed stated that the Sharjah Stamp Exhibition is an important cultural and artistic platform for those who wish to see the great historical value…
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The Label Trunk Festival In Dubai

•November 17, 2017 • Leave a Comment

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

SANIA Mirza, the famous tennis star with her husband Shoaib Malik, both prominent sports personalities have enthralled thousands of fans gathered at the 5th edition of The Label Trunk – a fashion festival to cater the needs of stylists from garments, footwares and jewellery – at JW Marriot Marquis hotel in Dubai.
The Label Trunk has been a widely known event in India and being organizing by The Label Bazaar and so far successfully organized four events in Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad to set a new bar of high-end designers range in fashion for the community always eyeing on latest in the market.
The fifth edition also attended by Anam Mirza, acclaimed stylist and sister of Sania Mirza, along with partner and entrepreneur Akbar Rasheed, who are organizing the event first time in Dubai after successful events in different cities in India under the umbrella of The Label Bazaar.
During the day-long festival a number of prominent fashion brands from India and others based in the UAE brought their latest collections for the multinational strata based in the country.
Sania Mirza, the brand ambassador of The Label Trunk told that “it’s always an amazing experience to work with family, there is a lot of understanding both ways. Anam and Akbar have a deep understanding of fashion and their consumers which is clearly visible in the brand and every exhibition they conduct. The Label Trunk is becoming the most talked about exhibition in India. I’m glad to be a part of it and I’m looking forward to this new city they’re stepping into and wish them all the luck,” she said.
Visitors aim to buy latest collections of famous home brands rush to the festival along with their whole family members and spend time to meet their favourite stars and didn’t miss a single moment to capture their memories through their smart phones.
The Label Bazaar is well-known for their extravagant shows in Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. Moreover, to step out of the country and conduct their first international show as a huge landmark and highly anticipated by many.
Akbar Rasheed commenting on the Dubai debut said that “there are many fashion trends that we see developing everyday and we want to showcase each one of them. We want to bring to light the talent that is hidden in terms of fashion and this is our little step in that direction. With every exhibition we do, we want to get multiple times the fashion and we hope people will appreciate that.”
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Dewa officials visits Rashid Centre

•November 17, 2017 • Leave a Comment

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A delegation of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has visited the Rashid Centre for the determined One (formerly Rashid Centre for Disabled) and share happiness with the students of determination.
The officials visited the Rashid Centre included Omar Al Ayoubi, Abdul Rahman Amiri and Adel Al Zarouni from the Technical Support and Information Technology Department to take part in different rehabilitation and training activities along with students of determination.
Maryam Othman, Director General of Rashid Centre received the delegation and as a custom accompanied them to different sections like arts and crafts, music and drama and carpentry where the students while interaction told about their activities and demonstrated various skills before the delegation.
Maryam Othman while commenting said “We at the Rashid Centre are fortunate that officials from public and private sector are visiting us and expressed their humanity side to interact and spend time with the students of determination. It has been proved that the inclusion of mainstream society with people of determination, either they are students or no, has been making them happy and encourage them to improve their skill with encouragement.”
She also pointed that the students from the centre have recently attended the three-day exhibition held in Dubai World Trade Centre. “During the 3-day AccessAbilities Expo, our students not only presented their skills for visitors but also exhibited a wide range of products they made their training sessions in the Rashid Centre. The experience to interact and participate in the exhibition was fruitful in many aspects from learning, meeting with students from the regional centre and interacting with professionals,” she said.
Later, the Dewa officials also distributed gifts among students and participated in different sessions to make them inclusion with guests.
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Women fellowship winners laud government support

•November 14, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Women in science
By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

NEVER give up, be persistent and work hard to achieve your goals. Women in the UAE are fortunate to have immense support from the government and their community. With support, women should fulfill their dreams and excel in the field of science.
This was stated by Dr Fatma Taher, one of the six winners of L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Fellowship 2017 while talking to The Gulf Today ahead of the official awarding ceremony. Each winner will be awarded EUR 20,000 for the Postdoc Researchers category and EUR 8,000 for the PHD Students category, in recognition of their contribution to science and their outstanding research work.
“I want to make it easier for doctors to diagnose lung cancer early,” said Taher, an Associate Research Professor at the IT Department of the Zayed University College of Technological Innovation in Dubai. Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the world – second only to skin cancer. And it is deadly, with high rates…
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