Studies

X-ray echoes allows scientists to map out black holes: study

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: In a paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers say that they were able to use x-ray echoes around a black hole to map the celestial body's surroundings.

From Real Life

Indian 'Rapunzel' remains a cut above with world's longest hair

Sharjah 24 – AFP: A 17-year-old Indian girl has retained her crown as the teen with the world's longest hair more than a decade after she stopping getting her tresses cut following a bad experience at a salon.

Sharjah

‘Central Region’s Council ’organises lecture on Emirati etiquette

Sharjah24: Central Region’s Parents Council, affiliated to Sharjah Education Council, organised a lecture about Emirati etiquettes in Al Bardi Primary School.

UAE

Mleiha Club receives Sports Excellence Committee

Sharjah 24: Mohammed Sultan Al Khasouni, Chairman of Mleiha Cultural and Sports Club, received the members of the Sports Excellence Committee, under the aim of informing the committee of Mleiha Cultural and Sports Club's accomplishments, during the past period in sports, as well as, its cultural and social activities.

International

Mexico detained more than 2,000 after caravan border crossing

Sharjah24 – AFP: Mexican migration authorities released Wednesday an official count of the number of people detained along the country's southern border two days before, estimating that more than 2,000 people were "rescued" after they crossed the border with Guatemala.

Sharjah

Arab Children’s Parliament holds Organising Committee meeting

Sharjah 24: The Organising Committee of Arab Children's Parliament, held a meeting to discuss the tasks of hosting members from different Arab countries to participate at the parliament's session, which will launch under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, from 9 – 17 February 2020.