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Don't use headphones for more than an hour at a stretch - Dotemirates
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Don't use headphones for more than an hour at a stretch

Recently, Nasreen, who is in her mid-thirties, discovered that she could not bear to hear anyone shouting and would tell people at work and home to speak at a lower volume. Why? The noise hurt her. While this might be shrugged off as a rare occurrence, just take a look around at earphones, that went from being a mere accessory into a ubiquitous lifeline for our entertainment. Earphones have become popular among all age groups and are becoming an increasingly popular sight. Yes, they look cool, but it has dangerous implications on your hearing, with the damage being temporary and...


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New island with urban buzz opens in Dubai

Dubai residents and tourists can add to their list a new winter spot that gives a perfect view of the New Year's Fireworks now, as Bluewaters island is open to public. Home to the world's biggest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, Bluewaters blends island serenity with urban buzz as it offers residential, lifestyle and leisure spaces. The island, located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), gives visitors the chance to enjoy a day on the beach before walking down the boulevard that offers a variety of 132 restaurants, cafes and shops. On a terrace view at The Wharf, a...
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UAE Ambassador opens 22 development projects in Lebanon

BEIRUT, 12th November 2018 (WAM) - Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, inaugurated Sunday 22 developmental projects and laid the foundation stone for two other projects in the North and Akkar Provinces, funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation for Humanitarian Works, under the patronage of Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri and in presence of a crowd of media figures and citizens from the region. Lebanon's National News Agency (NNA) quoted Al Shamis as saying: "Leadership in the UAE attaches great importance to such health, development and educational projects, since the UAE is an advocate of...
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Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate concludes with key recommendations and potential scenarios

ABU DHABI, 12th November 2018 (WAM) - Dr. Ebtesam Al Ketbi, President of Emirates Policy Center (EPC) summarised the recommendations in highlighting potential scenarios on the regional and international levels during the closing session of the Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate. She spoke of the vision of EPC, contrary to what was predicted by analysts, some of whom tried to portray that the US hegemony and power would recede in the international world order. "We see the US is still the first superpower worldwide which has control of international politics and still controls the entire world order in the upcoming period,"...

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President of Iraq visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

ABU DHABI, 12th November 2018 (WAM) - President of Iraq Barham Salih on Monday, visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, in Abu Dhabi, as part of his official visit to the UAE. He was accompanied by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment and members of his accompanying delegation. President Salih and his accompanying delegation visited the mausoleum of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which is adjacent to the mosque and recalled his qualities and wise approach of enriching the culture of tolerance and peaceful co-existence among different nations of the world....
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ADIPEC a spectacular event, says Hazza bin Zayed

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UAE seeks volunteers for National Day celebrations

Organisers of the Official 47th United Arab Emirates National Day Celebration, "This is Zayed. This is the UAE", are searching for energetic and enthusiastic young citizens and residents to support the celebration at Zayed Sports City Stadium on December 2, offering an opportunity to become part of one of the nation's most iconic events. The call out for volunteers presents a once in a lifetime opportunity, with world renowned artists, musicians and performers paying tribute to 47 glorious years of unity amidst extraordinary live performances. Abdulla Al Qubaisi, member of the Official 47th UAE National Day Celebration organizing committee said,...