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Employer to pay blood money to electrocuted worker

The UAE’s top court ordered an employer and his assistant to pay Dh200,000 diya (blood money) to the family of a worker who was electrocuted to death. A court of first instance had earlier sentenced the company owner and his foreman to three months in prison and...

Man accused of slapping kid for this reason

A man from another Gulf country is on trial in Fujairah on charges of slapping a little boy on the face on the grounds he felt embarrassed when the kid opened the toilet door while the defendant was inside. The unidentified man confessed in court that he slapped the...

New waterfront destination in Abu Dhabi to open in 2020

Work for the new leisure destination for residents at the Abu Dhabi’s historic port area at Mina Zayed has already begun. Abu Dhabi Ports’s officials witnessed the unloading of the first container to be used for the project. According to the report of Emirates News...

Hot air balloon with tourists on board explodes mid air

An African tourist was immediately rushed to the hospital through airlift after his hot-air balloon exploded mid air and crashed at Sharjah’s Al Badayer area on Sunday. The tourist’s relative said that he came to the country two weeks ago to go for a desert safari....

Facebook to add new birthday feature

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May. 13, 19 | 11:22 am

If there’s one thing that Facebook has been consistent in since its inception, it’s their feature that allows users to easily see which of their friends and family members will be celebrating their birthday. And now, Facebook’s latest feature adds a bit more life to that as they will be introducing a new set of templates through their Stories!

With over 500 million people around the world that use the feature as per Facebook’s announcement, the social media giant reports that their ‘stories’ feature is among its fastest-growing format for sharing stories – which may entail that they will soon port core features from the current News Feed as users know it, into the new one, as per a report from The Verge.

How it works

When you open your stories and one of your close friends is celebrating their birthday, there will be a selection of tiles on the stories tray that will prompt you to post your own greeting.

After that you can either take your picture, short video, or even use the music sticker to add a soundtrack for your personalized greeting! Users can likewise select from a several pre-made digital birthday cards created by Facebook.

 

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Employer to pay blood money to electrocuted worker

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The UAE’s top court ordered an employer and his assistant to pay Dh200,000 diya (blood money) to the family of a worker who was electrocuted to death. A court of first instance had earlier sentenced the company owner and his foreman to three months in prison and...

Man accused of slapping kid for this reason

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New waterfront destination in Abu Dhabi to open in 2020

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Hot air balloon with tourists on board explodes mid air

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