Abu Dhabi Current Affairs - 2019

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ISALEX19: ISAs joint security exercise begins

Abu Dhabi, capital of United Area Emirates (UAE) is hosting International Security Alliance (ISAs) first joint security exercise named ISALEX19. About ISALEX19 Activity Undertaken: It will simulate a real-life security threat in a virtual context, to test readiness of different teams and to evaluate strategies, procedures and tools developed jointly between member countries since formation Read More…

Month:  Categories: International


UAE Cabinet adopts ‘National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031’

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet adopted a National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 during its meeting at Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi (UAE Capital). About National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031 Objectives: The strategy has two pronged objectives as follows: To make UAE a world leader in quality of life by undertaking various strategic objectives and Read More…

Month:  Categories: International


Indian Charity sets Guinness Records for holding Longest Iftar

PCT Humanity, a charity run by an Indian named Joginder Singh Salaria in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), sets a new Guinness World Records for ‘Longest Line of Hunger Relief Package’ in Abu Dhabi. Key Highlights Indian expat Joginder Singh Salaria is the founder of PCT Humanity, which set the Guinness world record with Iftar Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours


IOC-BPRL acquires oil block in Abu Dhabi

The consortium of State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Bharat PetroResources Ltd (BPRL), Urja Bharat Pte Ltd has acquired an oil block in Abu Dhabi, where the two will invest USD 170 million. About the Acquisition Urja Bharat Pte Ltd has been awarded 100 per cent stake in the Abu Dhabi Onshore Block 1 Concession. Both IOC and BPRL hold 50 per cent each in Urja Bharat Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking


Special Olympics World Games Inaugurated at Abu Dhabi

The Special Olympics World Games 2019 was inaugurated at Abu Dhabi. The Special Olympics World Games 2019 is being hosted by the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. For the first time, the Special Olympics is being held in the Middle East and North Africa region. The host UAE had Read More…

Month:  Categories: Places in NewsSports & GamesUPSC


Hindi Included as third official court language in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language to be used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English. It is part of the efforts of Abu Dhabi to improve access to justice. Inclusion of Hindi The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has announced that it has extended the adoption of interactive forms of statement Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalUPSC


PM Modi lays foundation stone of first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone-laying ceremony for construction of first traditional Hindu temple in Al Wathba,  Abu Dhabi, the capital city of United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE government had allocated land for the temple during PM Modi’s first visit to the gulf country in 2015. Key Fcats It will be the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture