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Sharjah Planetarium officials have announced that Ramadan is likely to begin on June 29,Sunday with daylight hours of about 13 hours and 45 minutes. The fasting period will be 15 hours and 15 minutes in UAE.

Dubai Tram is expected to be on track by November this year. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that the construction work and testing on Dubai Tram has been achieved and the project has now hit a 93% of completion rate.

RTA has launched Smart Taxi app, a new mobile application which helps you to book a taxi by just shaking your phone. The app will identify your location and sends a driver to you. You just simply have to enter your mobile number into the app,before using it.

Dubai's new tourist attraction, the first butterfly garden will be open within 2 weeks. This park, which is claimed to be the second largest in the world after Malaysia,is located at Dubai Miracle Garden. This butterfly park built at a cost of 35 million dirhams ,will be housing nearly 35,000 butterflies.


With the beginning of new academic year,around 118 schools in Dubai is expected to increase their fees. The applications for fee increase have been received and processed by KHDA from 135 schools. Eight more school's applications is yet under process. 

How old are you Johann? Johann Mendes informs you that he is 17 years, three months and 14 days old. This autistic genius has broken  the Guinness World Record for naming the most capital cities in 60 seconds.

Similar to licensing for doctors,teachers will soon have to be licensed to work in UAE. In addition to the bachelor's degree or equivalent university degree required for teaching at school,they have to attend a course and successfully complete a test to get qualified for the license. This is applicable for expatriate and Emirati teachers at both public and private schools.


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