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24 minute 49 second

Ibrahim Ali Khan to enter Bollywood?

We all know that Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Kedarnath, but the actor reveals that his son Ibrahim also aspires to follow in his footsteps someday. “All of them are planning to get into films; they feel it is the easiest thing to do. I have told Ibrahim to take it very seriously as very few people make it. I am concerned about what these kids will do,” Saif says. He adds, “I hope they find good jobs and be happy in life, that’s part of the stress of being a...

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed presides over 28th meeting of Education and Human Resources Council.

10/20/2018H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council, has chaired the 28th meeting of the Council in Abu Dhabi.At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah emphasised the keenness of the wise leadership to provide all forms of support for the students so as to be armed with the highest educational levels, achieve their aspirations and continue the achievements accomplished by the UAE in various economic advance scientific fields.Sheikh Abdullah also hailed the launched of ‘Madrasa’, the largest free e-learning platform in the Arab world,...
5 hour 51 minute

Thousands of migrants stuck as caravan halted on Mexico's southern border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala -- A standoff between thousands of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States and Mexican police stretched through the night at Mexico's southern border, with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children here." Others slept on a crowded bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico. As of early Saturday, thousands were stuck on Mexico's southern border after a failed attempt to enter the country, BBC News reported.Members of the migrant caravan, comprised of more than 3,000 migrants, had earlier burst through a Guatemalan border fence and rushed onto the bridge over the...

7 hour 51 minute

Will anyone want Steve Jobs' old toilet? The town of Woodside is considering selling dozens of items from the Apple CEO's one-time home

Next week, the Town of Woodside will discuss what to do with some of the housing fixtures salvaged from a former home of Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Jobs bought the Jackling Estate in 1984 and lived there for a decade. He intended to tear down the home and rebuild but because of litigation the house wasn't destroyed until shortly before his death. Among the 150 items now in the town's possession are a silver-plated ice-tea spoon, a thermostat (circa 1925), and a chandelier. In all, the items have been appraised at $30,285.  Steve Jobs, cofounder and CEO of Apple, could...
9 hour 25 minute

Trump A Reluctant Critic Of Saudi Arabia Over Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Washington: Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out".It did not, and on Oct. 10, amid a growing outcry, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and national security adviser John Bolton pressed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, in what one U.S. official described as a "stern" phone call, to identify who was responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance or death.Trump then seemed to give Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt, suggesting "rogue killers" may have been to blame and criticizing a growing view that this...
12 hour 6 minute

Skills gap? Technology itself can solve it

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) sets in, there are certain concerns that need to be addressed. However, the solutions also lie in itself: using technology to alleviate these issues and contribute to society in a growth-oriented way. One of these concerns is the skills gap - the gap between what employers want or need their employees to be able to do, and what those employees can actually do, as defined by Forbes. Necip Ozyucel, cloud and enterprise group lead at Microsoft Gulf, told Khaleej Times at the recent Gitex Technology Week 2018 that it is difficult to quantify the...

13 hour 17 minute

Woman told to either stop wearing hijab at workplace or resign in Pakistan

Karachi: A woman worker of a software firm in Pakistan was told to either stop wearing hijab at workplace or resign, in perhaps the first incident of its kind in the Muslim-majority country. The incident caused an uproar on social media, leading to the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Jawwad Kadir of the Creative Chaos company. She was told that she could keep her job only if she took off her hijab by her line manager who said that wearing hijab would spoil the company's image as an "all-embracing" workplace. The woman said that she was offered alternative jobs in...
14 hour 12 minute

EU-Arab summit set for February 24-25 in Egypt

BRUSSELS: European Union and Arab leaders will meet in Egypt in late February for their first summit as part of efforts to forge a new European-African alliance and fight migrant smuggling, officials said Thursday.European leaders first mentioned the summit in Austria last month as they vowed to intensify talks with Egypt and other North African countries to curb illegal migration.“The European Council welcomes the holding of the forthcoming first summit between the 28 EU Member States and the League of Arab States, hosted by Egypt on 24-25 February 2019,” the council of EU leaders said after a summit in Brussels.The...
17 hour 38 minute

Indian worker with broken legs seeks help to get UAE amnesty

An Indian worker, who is overstaying in the country, is unable to avail amnesty due to his limited mobility.  Khater Mohammed Adnan, 26, from Kerala has sustained multiple injuries to his backbone and fractures on both legs in a work-site accident in August this year. "I cannot walk without the help of crutches. There is severe pain on by back when I sit down for a long period. I neither have the means nor the physical ability to go to the embassy or any amnesty centre," the helpless worker told Khaleej Times. Medical records showed that he was under treatment...

21 hour 6 minute

Afghanistan election: Voters cast ballots amid heavy security

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAfghan "war on terror" generation votes Voters in Afghanistan are due to cast their ballots in the long delayed parliamentary elections, amid heavy security and threats from the Taliban.More than 2,500 candidates - including many women - are vying for 250 seats. But more than 30% of polling stations are shut because of security concerns - 10 candidates have been killed in the lead up to the vote.Meanwhile voting in Kandahar province has been delayed by a week after the assassination of a top police chief.Gen Abdul Raziq was shot dead by...
21 hour 51 minute

Migrant caravan to U.S. faced Mexican riot police and pepper spray

A sea of migrants surged one step closer to the U.S. on Friday. Thousands of Central Americans moving north refused to be denied by a fence, where Guatemala meets Mexico.Men and women, some with young children and babies drenched in sweat, began storming and climbing the barrier — tearing it down. A mass of migrants then crammed onto the thin border bridge, chanting "yes we can," only to be blocked by another gate on the Mexican side, where riot police deployed pepper spray. Spanish language TV Telemundo showed migrants panicking, jumping from the bridge to try to swim to Mexico...
1 day 59 minute

Trump administration expects investors to inject $100B into poor U.S. regions

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could help revive economically depressed parts of the country. About 8,700 so-called "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers with tax breaks.The rules from the Treasury Department lay out the period of time that individuals or companies must hold on to their investments in the zones to avoid paying taxes on resulting profits.The administration said Friday that the goal is to create businesses and jobs in low-income areas."We anticipate that $100 billion in private capital...