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  Rinku Kumar produced a gem of an innings for Alubond Tigers to wrap up the Abu Dhabi Cricket Council Ramadan Twenty20 Cup against One Stop Tourism (OST) on Saturday. >>  
  Madness. Joyful, farcical, blissful madness. Oh, Pakistan, please never change. >>  
  The 2017/18 Arabian Gulf League is slated to begin on September 16, the Pro League Committee (PLC) confirmed on Tuesday. >>  
  It is a marker of how Godolphin have morphed in recent years that some of their best chances this week are for trainers from outside the fold. >>  
  Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all slumped to straight-sets losses in the first round of the Queen’s grass-court tournament. >>  
  “Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life”- Steve Jobs  
Eid Al Fitr holiday announced for the private sector
The Eid Al Fitr holidays for all private sector employees will be over the first and second days of Shawwal. >>
 
20-metre sperm whale found dead on Fujairah coast
Oil slicks and other environmental pollution could have helped to cause the death of a 20-metre sperm whale found off the coast of Fujairah >>
 
Curriculum changes and ‘Google Translate’ textbooks test UAE’s best and brightest pupils
Switching subjects, three exams a day and textbooks that "read like Google Translate" – public pupils say it was a tricky year amid changes to the curriculum >>
 
Careem rolling out cash payment option in Abu Dhabi
Ride-hailing app Careem is rolling out its cash payment option in Abu Dhabi >>
 
Warning over ‘unreliable’ quality test kits for fruit and vegetables
Dubai officials are warning that portable test kits claiming to check quality of produce, fish and meat are unreliable. >>
 
 
Omar Abdulrahman says Al Ain target three points against Al Jazira 'to get back on a better footing'

Al Ain are out to restore their battered pride when they meet Arabian Gulf League leaders Al Jazira in their rescheduled Round 1 match on Monday at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. >>
 
Al Ain in talks with 'two potential' replacements for Zlatko Dalic, with Jorge da Silva one of them

Al Ain say they are yet to finalise a replacement for departed manager Zlatko Dalic but "are in talks" with two candidates with experience in the Arabian Gulf League. >>
 
Zlatko Dalic to depart Al Ain after Al Jazira defeat: 'Thanks for three great years'

Al Ain manager Zlatko Dalic is leaving the Garden City club after more than two years in charge following their 3-1 defeat at home to Al Jazira on Monday night. >>
 
Get a recap ( ALDAR Young Chef Award : March 14, 2017 )

This year\’s ALDAR Young Chef Award, held in collaboration with the local Ayla hotels, saw talented students present some of their finest dishes for a panel of judges including Ayla Grand Hotel’s very own Cluster Executive Chef Sailesh K. Balan and Senior Oriental Chef Wassim Darwich.

The winners who participated have been announced recently at the Al Ain Academy, where the competition took place, with 15-year-old Salma Al Dhaheri awarded the Young Chef of the Year title in the Secondary category, and 9-year-old Elsie Johnstone in the Primary category.

“They were all brilliant, they all deserved to win. It was almost impossible to choose! They have all worked incredibly hard to get to the finals and they should all be very proud,” said Denise Buttigieg, the Food and Nutrition teacher at Al Ain Academy.
 
Finishing touches
If June will see you hanging around the shopping malls, make some smart fashion buys with OL’s
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Ramadan Roundup
OL lists some of the most enticing and unique iftars and suhoors to try around the UAE
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My UAE: Elissa Freiha on investing in women
The co-founder of Womena, an angel investment platform for female investors, she was recently named by Forbes Middle East as one of 50 "Business Leaders Inspiring the UAE", and was included in Arabian Business’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women.
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Ramadan 2017: Follow the Holy Quran calligraphy script
As the Ramadan Forum for Holy Quran Calligraphy draws to a close in Dubai, we find out from the participants why the art form is considered one of the most important Islamic cultural activities
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Master of mayhem Michael Bay continues to split opinions
Transformers: The Last Knight may not be rating high in online reviews but it's still expected to win the battle of the box office this Eid weekend.
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Al Ain Zoo

Open from 9am to 10pm on Thursdays and Fridays, and from 8am to 9pm during the rest of the week. The Zoo also runs a daily bird show at 5pm, save Wednesdays, and is also running a volunteer programme - alainzoo.ae for more information.


"AGENDA"

Ramadan

Take the time to enjoy the wonderful spread of suhoors and iftars taking place around town.

‏Al Rikab Restaurant in AESGC's Equestrian Club is hosting an open buffet iftar: Dh90 per person with 50 per cent off for children from 5 to 10 years old. Their suhoor menu is available from 12 to 3am.

Al Ain Rotana will be setting up its annual Al Zaeem Village tent where an iftar buffet will be served at Dh159++ with suhoor priced at Dh49++ inclusive of an Arabic dessert, juices and selected tidbits.

‏Sedra Restaurant in Ayla Bawadi is serving iftar from 7 to 11pm: Dh79++.

Olive Tree at Aloft Al Ain is serving iftar from sunset till 9pm: Dh 100++ on weekdays and Dh120++ on weekends. W XYZ Lounge, same venue, is serving suhoor from 10pm till 3am, a la carte menu.

Hilton Al Ain's Flavours is serving an iftar for Dh129++ and suhoor can be had in their Makani restaurant from 8pm to 3am: Dh60++.

Danat Al Ain Resort is serving iftar in their Arabesque restaurant: Dh110++ on weekdays and Dh129++ on weekends. suhoor is served in their Ramadan tent starting at 8.30pm with a minimum charge of Dh25 on weekdays and Dh50 on weekends.

‏Nara Restaurant in Ayla Grand is serving iftar from 7 to 11pm: Dh121++.

‏Iftar at City Seasons Al Ain's New Season restaurant: Dh88++.

‏Ayla Restaurant in Ayla Hotel is serving iftar from 7 to 11pm: Dh104++.

‏Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Al Ain Hotel is serving a buffet spread of Arabic delights: Dh99++ per person and Dh45++ for children aged from 6 to 12. Suhoor is served in their Ramadan tent, Al Khayma, which is open from sunset.

Thursdays

‎‏Family Dining Night at AESGC's Rugby Club's The Amblers Restaurant from 5.30pm with a 20 per cent discount.

‏Asian Night at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh110++. It’s also Kabayan and Karaoke Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

Fridays

Friday Brunch at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Al Ain Hotel’s Le Belvedere: Dh110++ with one beverage, Dh170++ with unlimited beverages. The same venue is also serving a Seafood Dinner at night: Dh130++.

Saturdays

Shooters Night in Hilton Al Ain’s Peach Garden from 9pm.

Asian Corner at The Palm Greens Restaurant in AESGC’s Golf Club from 6 to 10.30pm: Dh65.

‏International buffet lunch and dinner at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh99++. It’s also Kabayan Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

Sundays

International buffet lunch and dinner at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh99++. It’s also Arabic Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

Mondays

International buffet lunch and dinner at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh99++. It’s also Kabayan Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

Tuesdays

Members’ Tuesday in AESGC’s Golf Club’s The Palm Greens Restaurant from 7am to 11pm with a 25 per cent discount on F&B for Golf Club Members.

International buffet lunch and dinner at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh99++. It’s also Kabayan Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

Wednesdays

International buffet lunch and dinner at Le Belvedere in Mercure Grand Hotel Jebel Hafeet Al Ain: Dh99++. It’s also Kabayan Night in the hotel’s Lawrence Restaurant, and Eden Rock (same hotel) is running an all-you-can-eat pasta offer from 9am to 9pm: Dh40++.

‏‎‏Sushi Night in The Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC's Golf Club, from 7 to 10.30pm: Dh85.

‏‎‏Indian Curry Corner from 6 to 10pm at AESGC's The Amblers Restaurant in the Rugby Club: Dh40.
 
"OTHER HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"

22 to 23 June

Movie under the stars at Eden Rock in Mercure Grand Hotel Jabel Hafeet Al Ain.

22 to 28 June

The Tea Lounge in Danat Al Ain Resort has a buy-two-get-one free offer running on doughnuts from 9am to 11pm.

25 June

Darts Night in Hilton Al Ain's Paco's from 8pm.

26 June

Bingo Night in Paco's, Hilton Al Ain, from 8 to 11pm.

28 June

Quiz Night with DJ Chalkie at AESGC's Rugby Club from 8pm.


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