Dubai Current Affairs - 2020

New Natural Gas Reserves discovered in UAE

On February 2, 2020, the United Arab Emirates discovered shallow natural gas reserves of about 80 trillion cubic feet. The reserve was discovered between the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Highlights In November 2019, UAE announced the discovery of 7 billion barrels of oil. This raised the crude reserves of the country to 105 Read More…

Dubai to host 2019 First Global DXB Challenge

Dubai will be hosting the 2019 First Global DXB Challenge, a large gathering for creative young minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. It will be held for the first time in the region from 24 to 27 October 2019 at the Festival Arena in Dubai, UAE. About 2019 First Global DXB Challenge Read More…

Indian girl honoured in UAE for Green efforts

An 8 year old Indian origin student named Nia Tony was honoured during 22nd edition of Emirates Recycling Awards in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). She won the award in the paper section in individual category for collecting a total of 14,914 kg of paper waste. Key Highlights Ms. Tony was honoured with Eco Champions Read More…

India’s G.S. Lakshmi becomes 1st Female ICC Match Referee

India’s G.S. Lakshmi ha becomes first woman to be appointed to International Cricket Council’s (ICC) International Panel of Match Referee. She will be eligible to take charge in international games with immediate effect. Key Facts Women Officials on ICC Development Panel of Umpires: now includes eight women, namely Eloise Sheridan, Claire Polosak, Shivani Mishra, Lauren Read More…

Peter Tabichi wins Global Teacher Prize 2019

A science teacher from rural Kenya, Peter Tabichi has won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize 2019 which honours the world’s best teacher. He was honoured for his achievements in a deprived school with crowded classes and a few textbooks. Peter Tabichi is a maths and physics teacher at Keriko secondary school in Pwani Village, in a Read More…