Daily Archives: April 9, 2017

According to IRNA news, 2 April,Tehran– Iranian karate team, by receiving three gold and four bronze medals, stood on the first place in the third stage of Karate 1 Premier League Dubai 2017.

Saeed Alipour defeated Greek representive 1-0 in the Men’s minus 67 kilogram class and won the gold medal. He had defeated rivals from UAE, Algeria, Luxemburg, Cameron, Russia and Saudi Arabia to reach the final game.

Fatemeh Chalaki earned a gold medal in the women’s minus 50-kilogram class by defeating Russia’s Valeria Finashkina 2-0.

The Iranian athlete had already defeated representatives of Macau, Chinese Taipei, Turkey, and Indonesia respectively to reach the final stage.

Sajjad Ganjzadeh was another Iranian athlete who won the gold medal by defeating Georgia representative 3-1 in the men’s plus 84 kilogram class.

Negin Baqeri, Amir Mahdizadeh and Abolfazl Shahrjerdi defeated the Turkish, Russian and Hong Kong representatives respectively and took the bronze medal.

Iran’s Azad University team earned the bronze medal in team section of these prestigious competitions.

According to the official website of World Karate Federation, the Karate1-Premier League is the most important league event in the world of Karate. It comprises of a number of the most prominent Karate competitions and endeavors to bring together the best Karate athletes in the world in open championships of unprecedented scale and quality.

Initiated in 2011 with two tournaments held in Paris and Istanbul, the Karate1-Premier League- has made exponential progress in terms of magnitude and status of the tournaments as well as the number of participants and countries represented.


According to Gulf News, 24 March, Dubai: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the issuance of a subscription card branded ‘Student Parking’ as part of its community-oriented initiatives for this segment. The initiative targets students who are studying in colleges, universities and higher education institutions in Dubai emirate with a view to realising RTA’s third strategic goal ‘People Happiness.’

Usama Al Safi, director of parking at RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency said, the ‘Student Parking’ card is issued to students of universities and higher academic institutions in Dubai and entitles them to use public parking lots around campuses within a 500-metre radius, bearing codes A, B, C and D, against a fee of Dh300 for three months.

“Documents required to obtain the Student Parking card are: approved certificate from the university or college proving that the applicant is registered as a student, the applicant’s driving licence, and a vehicle ownership card in the name of the applicant or any of his or her first or second-degree relatives. The Parking Card bears specific details for validation such as vehicle registration number, type of card, validity date, and authorised areas.

According to the RTA, a maximum of three vehicles can be added to a single card providing that it is used for only one vehicle at a time. The card should be displayed on the vehicle windscreen to avoid offences and is invalid for use in reserved or designated parking slots for other entities or categories.

Students interested in getting the parking card can get in touch with the RTA’s customer service centre by calling 8009090 or by visiting the website www.rta.ae