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Category Archives: Youth

A few days ago I had a shock.  I was having a quiet time with my four year old in the early evening – he was sitting on my lap with iPad watching Spiderman and I was reading a book.  It was a peaceful and happy moment. I was glancing at the iPad now and ...

Nations moving from good to great require not only excellent infrastructure, high GDP and a healthy employment environment, but also – and most important – a skilled national workforce. The mix is delicate and the challenge for the UAE is great. Legislative support, strong private-sector involvement and citizens who demand relevance from their education system ...

As the financial tsunami passes from one coast to another, anxiety continues to grow in every economic sector around the globe. The storm is cold, bitter and ruthless, and leaves us all restless. In recent months we have all seen how governments, banks and corporations scramble to cope with plunging share prices, international financial turmoil ...

Today as we rush to achieve the daily tasks of our fast moving societies, we unconsciously rely on our BlackBerry and the computer screens in our offices to feed us with information and update us on the latest headlines from around the world. Many of us complain that we no longer have the luxury of ...

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Memories of a life time screening in front of me! The Woman Close To My Heart I MISS U…

          It’s the first Friday morning of May and my eyes are wide awake since 7 in the morning. Don’t ask me why? I guess my body is accustomed to starting this early daily and is unable to distinguish between a Friday – a rest day or a Monday – working ...

Close up of a bowl of curry and rice

I got home from work feeling exhausted today. I relaxed and spent some quality time with dad who was scrolling through our old childhood pictures. I desperately wanted to write something this evening, it is quite normal for me to get such urges from time to time. My mind wandered between different topics and hot ...

What is Life?             Over the centuries many Philosophers, Scholars, Artists and laymen have attempted to answer this question and define this delicate term: LIFE! I truly appreciate their brave attempt to define a word as deep as life but would it be fair to give this term a restrained ...

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When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have one thousand reasons to smile!