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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Government institutions and departments’ staff members and the various society segments in Al Ain City benefitted from the introductory campaign regarding the Traffic Black Points Reduction Program, aimed at boosting traffic safety awareness.  The campaign, organized by the Police Follow-up Department, at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in collaboration with Al Ain Police Directorate, included awareness-raising and educational lectures held at the Department of Economic Development and Tawam Hospital.

As a part of the campaign, the lectures focused on highlighting the objectives of the Traffic Black Points Reduction Program. They also acquainted attendees with the various types and dangers of traffic violations, as well as the different rules and list of Black Points for traffic offences;  and means to redeem the revoked ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the New York Police Department (NYPD) reviewed the achievements and initiatives of the Abu Dhabi Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday. The visit, which enhances the efforts of the CID to continuously improve and to apply the best practices and standards in the field of police work, falls within the framework of exchanging visits, information, and experiences. The delegation of the NYPD was introduced to the advanced practices adopted by the CID alongside the methods used to implement modern technologies within the policing systems.

The delegation was welcomed by Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ; and Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of the Security Support Department. The American delegation included William J. Bratton, the New York City Police commissioner, and John Mille ... Read more »

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Al Nuaimi: It is our responsibility to ensure children's safety on the Internet

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) unanimously voted and approved the UAE Ministry of Interior, represented by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to chair the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), an international alliance of 18 law enforcement agencies and private sector partners dedicated to combating online child sexual abuse. The VGT chair handover was announced at the Virtual Global Taskforce Board of Management and consultative team’s meeting, which commenced this week in Sydney, Australia. According to the decision, the United Arab Emirates will assume the duties of chair of the VGT Board of Management and Secretariat as of this upcoming November.

The appointment of Major General Dr. Al Nuaimi to cha ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development of the UAE, Children’s International Film Festival (CIFF) will present its 2015 edition, taking place at VOX Cinemas across the UAE from 23rd April, 2015 to 2nd May, 2015, and featuring 120 films in 50 languages from 60 countries.

The Film Studio FZ LLC is proud to bring CIFF to UAE for the second time in a row. 2015 edition of CIFF will feature a unique blend of 53 films made by school students in the UAE and 67 films submitted from across the world. “CIFF has gained immense popularity since it began its maiden journey last year. It’s a platform that provides the opportunity to young people, pre-teens & teens, to express their creativity through the ever entertaining medium of films”, says Mr. Deepak Jain, CIFF 2015’s Festival Director.< ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The number of students studying within Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) rose 20% compared to the previous year. Due to the wealth of courses on offer from some of the world’s leading academic institutions, Dubai is fast becoming a regional hub for education.

In the academic year 2014/2015, the total number of students studying in DIAC reached 24,065, with Heriot-Watt demonstrating the largest student population (4,778), followed by the University of Wollongong Dubai (3,363). Students from 145 countries have chosen to study in DIAC due to its excellent facilities, while UAE Nationals now account for more than 10% of the entire student population. Over the past three years, there has been a 129% increase in students from Russia, a 45% rise in Bahraini students enrolling, a 60% lift in the number of Chinese students, and a 50% increase in Filipino students that now study in UAE. These inc ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Media and the Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector marked the World Book Day with a book fair under the theme “Read and Progress”. The event was held at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs’ building, with participation of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and a number of publishing houses in Abu Dhabi.

During the official inauguration ceremony, Brigadier Ghareeb Al Hosani, Director General of Ports and Airports toured the various sections of the fair and reviewed the books on display and the latest book editions published in the UAE, as well as books on leadership, management and human sciences. Brigadier Al Hosani stressed the importance of cultivating love for literature among staff members of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector and community members to enrich their cultural and ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In a ceremony held at the Civil Defense academy, Major General Jassem Al Marzouqui, Commander-in-Chief of the Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior, adorned a number of officers at the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate with their new ranks. The officers were promoted by virtue of the Ministerial Resolution that Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has recently issued.

Major General Al Marzouqui extended his congratulations to the promoted officers and said: “This generous gift represents a turning point towards excellence and is an incentive to work even harder to gain new achievements. Such efforts will enhance the security and stability of our country, protect our national achievements, and optimize the policing system”.

Furthermore, he urged the officers to exert additional efforts and in order to impr ... Read more »

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Four African Transit Passengers Arrested while Trying to Smuggle 18 kg Cocaine Using Different Methods

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police arrested four African transit passengers on charges of trying to smuggle 18 kilograms of cocaine through Abu Dhabi Airport in four separate cases this year.

The smugglers used different methods to mislead customs officers by hiding the drugs in cosmetics cases, shampoo bottles, and secret compartments inside their suitcases or by swallowing drug-filled capsules.

Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, explained that the arrested suspects were all taking the same suspicious flight course, whereas similar arrests were made involving individuals flying in from Latin America via the Abu Dhabi International Airport to a different number of destinations.

According to Colonel Dr. Bors ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Tumors affecting the brain are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity amongst all age groups, ranging from the infant to the elderly. These diseases have traditionally been considered incurable, the diagnosis being considered a harbinger of doom. This scenario is rapidly changing, according to an expert Indian Neuro Surgeon.

“The last few decades have seen a significant increase in the understanding of these illnesses, and coupled with better diagnostic tools and treatment techniques, resulting in many of these patients recovering to be able to lead productive lives,” says Dr. Dilip Panikar, Senior Neurosurgery Consultant, Neurosciences Centre of Excellence (CoE) at Aster Medcity-Kochi, the quaternary care hospital facility of Aster DM Healthcare.

Dr. Dilip Panikar specializes in  advanced brain tumor treatment. He was giving a lecture on ‘Advances in Diagnosis a ... Read more »

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill - Friday, April 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ISACA today introduced a portfolio of new cybersecurity certifications that are the first to combine skills-based training with performance-based exams and certifications. The seven new Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) certifications help professionals build and evolve their careers in a constantly changing field and help close the skills gap for employers. Global Knowledge, a leading IT and business skills training provider, is ISACA’s first authorized training provider for the CSX portfolio of courses, available in the third quarter of 2015.

The State of Cybersecurity: Implications for 2015 study by ISACA and RSA Conference reveals that 82 percent of organizations expect to experience a cyberattack in 2015, yet 35 percent are unable to fill open cyber security positions. Less than half feel their current security teams are able to detect and respond to complex incidents. In additio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, attended the graduation of 48 officers and police leaders from the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector following the completion of three specialized and certified courses. The specialized courses included the IRCA Certified Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor courses in Quality Management Systems (QMS), and the certified Excellence Assessor course.

The courses, which were organized by the Emirates Institute for Citizenship, Residency and Ports, focused on developing the skills of the participants in the areas of quality management and corporate excellence. In accordance with the designated standards, the courses further enabled the participants to acquire modern knowledge and expertise.

The graduation ceremony was attended by Br ... Read more »

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