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Four Al Ain stunt drivers arrested after viral video

Four people have been arrested for a viral stunt driving video that promotes reckless behaviour, Abu Dhabi Police has announced on its Instagram account.

Col Ahmed Al Zuwaidi, the director of the Al Ain Traffic Department, urged the public to adhere to good ethics and spurn behaviour that disturbs the peace and exposes people to risk. Such videos encourage teenagers to mimic deadly behaviour, he said.

Three men were stunt driving and performing wheelies in residential areas and on main roads in Al Ain, endangering their lives and the lives of others. A fourth disseminated footage on social media and it quickly went viral, said Major Saif Al Ameri, the head of the investigations section at Al Ain Traffic Department.

Last year, Abu Dhabi law enforcers launched a crackdown on stunt driving with the introduction of community service. Stunt drivers filmed in viral videos were amongst the first offenders sentenced to community service.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid launches National Advanced Sciences Agenda 2031

A national plan to promote advanced sciences was launched on Sunday to "turn the creativity of human mind into reality," the Vice President said.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, also the Ruler of Dubai, said that enhancing advanced sciences environment in the UAE is the best investment in building the future.

He spoke as he launched the National Advanced Science Agenda 2031.

"The empowerment of Emirati scientists and creative minds entails providing appropriate tools and resources to attract and help them transform their scientific knowledge into a practical reality," he said, adding that would "strengthen the UAE’s march to the future through adopting modern technologies and advanced sciences".

"These sciences provide and develop solutions and deliver answers to many questions but will not make a difference without practical frameworks that transform them into the implementation phase."

The agenda reflects the UAE's approach and methodology in the government work, which is based on future-planning, proactive thinking and innovating the best practices and solutions.

85-year-old man dies after being hit by a car in RAK

An 85-year-old man has died after being run over by a car driven by a 25-year-old woman in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday.

RAK police received a report about the accident at 8am, stating that an Emirati man had been hit by a vehicle driven by an Emirati woman on RAK's Airport Road, and immediately dispatched police patrols and paramedics to the site.

“The accident occurred when the man tried to cross the main road without checking if the road was clear. He was transferred directly to the hospital but was pronounced dead there,” said Capt Ibrahim Al Mazroui, director of Traffic and Patrol Branch at Digdaga police station.

The accident case has been referred to prosecutors for legal action.

Capt Al Mazroui urged the public to abide by traffic rules and regulations and avoid crossing the road from undesignated areas.

Two national service recruits die in a car accident

Two national service recruits died in a car accident after their vehicle collided with a truck on Al Dhaid Road on their way to join a military training camp.

Sharjah Police received a report about the accident on Saturday evening and rushed to the site with an ambulance.

Both Emiratis, MA and AA, were aged 19 and living in Khor Fakkan, MA died on the spot while AA sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead after being admitted to hospital.

Investigations are still underway to determine the cause of the accident.

Both were buried on Sunday in Khor Fakkan. MA was buried after Al Fajr prayers in Al Manajir Cemetery while AA was buried after Al Dhuhr prayers in Al Sharq cemeter

RACE CARD AND SELECTIONS

5pm: Maiden (PA) Dh80,000 1,200m

5,30pm: Wathba Stallions Cup Handicap (PA) Dh70,000 1,200m

6pm: The President’s Cup Listed (TB) Dh380,000 1,400m

6.30pm: The President’s Cup Group One (PA) Dh2,500,000 2,200m

7pm: Arabian Triple Crown Listed (PA) Dh230,000 1,600m

7.30pm: Handicap (PA) Dh80,000 1,400m

 

The National selections

5pm: RB Hot Spot

5.30pm: Dahess D’Arabie

6pm: Taamol

6.30pm: Rmmas

7pm: RB Seqondtonone

7.30pm: AF Mouthirah

Results:

First Test: New Zealand 30 British & Irish Lions 15

Second Test: New Zealand 21 British & Irish Lions 24

Third Test: New Zealand 15 British & Irish Lions 15

Confirmed bouts (more to be added)

Cory Sandhagen v Umar Nurmagomedov
Nick Diaz v Vicente Luque
Michael Chiesa v Tony Ferguson
Deiveson Figueiredo v Marlon Vera
Mackenzie Dern v Loopy Godinez

Tickets for the August 3 Fight Night, held in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, went on sale earlier this month, through www.etihadarena.ae and www.ticketmaster.ae.

At Everton Appearances: 77; Goals: 17

At Manchester United Appearances: 559; Goals: 253

SHOW COURTS ORDER OF PLAY

Wimbledon order of play on Tuesday, July 11
All times UAE (+4 GMT)

Centre Court

Adrian Mannarino v Novak Djokovic (2)

Venus Williams (10) v Jelena Ostapenko (13)

Johanna Konta (6) v Simona Halep (2)

Court 1

Garbine Muguruza (14) v

Svetlana Kuznetsova (7)

Magdalena Rybarikova v Coco Vandeweghe (24)

Stage result

1. Jasper Philipsen (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix 4:42:34

2. Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe

3. Elia Viviani (Ita) Ineos Grenadiers

4. Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) BikeExchange-Jayco

5. Emils Liepins (Lat) Trek-Segafredo

6. Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ

7. Max Kanter (Ger) Movistar Team

8. Olav Kooij (Ned) Jumbo-Visma

9. Tom Devriendt (Bel) Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux

10. Pascal Ackermann (Ger) UAE Team Emirate

'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'

Rating: 1 out of 4

Running time: 81 minutes

Director: David Blue Garcia

Starring: Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher, Mark Burnham

UAE athletes heading to Paris 2024

Equestrian
Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi, Abdullah Al Marri, Omar Al Marzooqi, Salem Al Suwaidi, and Ali Al Karbi (four to be selected).


Judo
Men: Narmandakh Bayanmunkh (66kg), Nugzari Tatalashvili (81kg), Aram Grigorian (90kg), Dzhafar Kostoev (100kg), Magomedomar Magomedomarov (+100kg); women's Khorloodoi Bishrelt (52kg).


Cycling
Safia Al Sayegh (women's road race).

Swimming
Men: Yousef Rashid Al Matroushi (100m freestyle); women: Maha Abdullah Al Shehi (200m freestyle).

Athletics
Maryam Mohammed Al Farsi (women's 100 metres).

The Year Earth Changed

Directed by:Tom Beard

Narrated by: Sir David Attenborough

Stars: 4

Dengue fever symptoms
  • High fever
  • Intense pain behind your eyes
  • Severe headache
  • Muscle and joint pains
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Swollen glands
  • Rash

If symptoms occur, they usually last for two-seven days

The specs: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Price, base / as tested: Dh76,900 / Dh110,900

Engine: 2.0L, turbocharged in-line four-cylinder

Gearbox: Nine-speed automatic

Power: 252hp @ 5,500rpm

Torque: Torque: 352Nm @ 2,500rpm

Fuel economy, combined: 8.5L / 100km

Miss Granny

Director: Joyce Bernal

Starring: Sarah Geronimo, James Reid, Xian Lim, Nova Villa

3/5

(Tagalog with Eng/Ar subtitles)

Sarfira

Director: Sudha Kongara Prasad

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Radhika Madan, Paresh Rawal

Rating: 2/5

Overview

Cricket World Cup League Two: Nepal, Oman, United States tri-series, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Fixtures
Wednesday February 5, Oman v Nepal
Thursday, February 6, Oman v United States
Saturday, February 8, United States v Nepal
Sunday, February 9, Oman v Nepal
Tuesday, February 11, Oman v United States
Wednesday, February 12, United States v Nepal

COMPANY PROFILE

Company name: Almouneer
Started: 2017
Founders: Dr Noha Khater and Rania Kadry
Based: Egypt
Number of staff: 120
Investment: Bootstrapped, with support from Insead and Egyptian government, seed round of
$3.6 million led by Global Ventures

Thor: Love and Thunder

Director: Taika Waititi 

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi

Rating: 4/5


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