Lost and stolen phone handsets to be blocked under new scheme

Lost and stolen phone handsets to be blocked under new scheme

Stolen or lost phones will be blocked within 48 hours of the owner reporting the device missing, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced.  Telecom firms Etisalat or du will block the ‘IMEI’ number of the phone, which will lock the device completely. The initiative, dubbed ‘Secure Your Mobile’, is being introduced in an effor...

Beyond Earth Hour: Have a candle-lit dinner to save energy

Beyond Earth Hour: Have a candle-lit dinner to save energy

Excessive energy consumption is one of the primary causes of global warming so by switching off non-essential lights for an (Earth) hour, people not only conserved energy but also highlighted the dete... »

Why should my colour stop me from entering a club?

Why should my colour stop me from entering a club?

Upon entering a popular night club, a young man forewarns me that my group of friends will not gain entry because there’s a preference for white females. I shrug it off and walk onward. Then I encount... »

This will be our third summer without a pool, says reader

This will be our third summer without a pool, says reader

Our landlord has closed the building’s pool since February 2014 – and although it’s fully renovated, they have kept the door locked! We are paying more than 90,000 in rent and this will be our third s... »

Fitness First is to get a new look

Fitness First is to get a new look

  Fitness First Body beautiful firm Fitness First is shaping up for a new look. Members at the global gym, the largest privately-owned health club in the world, will soon see a new colour code. Fitness First logos will be changing from “cool blue” to “energetic red” as part of a global move implemented by UK-based owner Oaktree Capital Management. ...

Red Bull Car Park Drift season opener to take place in Ras Al Khaimah

Red Bull Car Park Drift season opener to take place in Ras Al Khaimah

The adrenalin-fuelled atmosphere of the Red Bull Car Park Drift returns to the UAE when Ras Al Khaimah hosts the season opener of the regional championship for the very first time. Taking place at the Ice Land Water Park on Friday, April 10, the event will see the UAE’s best drifters compete and two winners progressing through to the regional final...