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15 May 2018

Dharmendra Pradhan

Abu Dhabi: First crude oil cargo shipped to India's ISPRL

The first consignment of 2 million barrels of crude oil from the UAE for India's strategic petroleum reserve at Mangalore is en route to India and will help it deal with supply-side disruptions, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

02 May 2018

Pakistan News

ICC clears Hafeez to bowl in international cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez can breathe a sigh of relief.

20 Apr 2018


RBI approves overseas offices for Yes Bank in London, Singapore

Mid-size private sector lender Yes Bank today said it has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to have presence in London and Singapore to support the diaspora business and also international trade.

18 Apr 2018


1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Tahir Merchant dead

Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, one of the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case who was sentenced to death, died at a hospital in Pune early on Wednesday, a police official said.

15 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh

UAE-based business group seeks Rs. 10,000cr investment in Andhra Pradesh

The UAE-based Business Leaders Forum (BLF) has sought investments of up to Rs. 10,000cr in Andhra Pradesh with the partnership of the state government to spur growth in avenues such as food park, medical city, large infrastructure project.

07 Apr 2018


Indian driver wins Rs. 21 crore lottery in Abu Dhabi

An Indian driver in Dubai has hit a jackpot by winning a whopping Dirham 12mn (approximately Rs. 21cr) in a raffle draw in Abu Dhabi.

05 Apr 2018


Salman Khan is guilty: What it means for business

Salman Khan was sentenced five-years jail term by a sessions court in Jodhpur in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case. The actor will be kept in Jodhpur Central Jail today.

04 Apr 2018

Saif Ali Khan

Caught on camera: Irritated Saif misbehaves with driver in Jodhpur

Saif Ali Khan flew to Jodhpur today to attend the court's verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case.

04 Apr 2018

Saif Ali Khan

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan's co-accused actors leave for Jodhpur

Ahead of the verdict on Superstar Salman Khan's blackbuck poaching case by a Jodhpur court, Bollywood actors Sonali Bendre, Saif Ali Khan and Tabu left for the Rajasthan city from Mumbai on Wednesday morning.

17 Mar 2018

Mumbai Police

Woman claiming Salman as her husband breaks into his apartment

Salman Khan enjoys a massive female fan following and women are ready to go to any extent for the attention of the superstar.

11 Feb 2018


Modi will leave for Oman today, after completing UAE visit

After his historic visit to Palestine, PM Modi arrived in the UAE on Saturday on a two-day visit as part of his four-nation tour.

10 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine

Narendra Modi is the first-ever Indian PM to visit Palestine. Considering this and his commitment to improving India-Palestine relations, President Abbas conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine on him.

11 Jan 2018


Novak Djokovic is ready for his favourite Grand Slam

Former world number one and 6-time Australian Open winner, Novak Djokovic has made a strong comeback to the sport after spending 6 months on the sidelines post an elbow injury.

05 Jan 2018

Serena Williams

Defending champion, Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

Former world number one and Australian Open defending champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the first grand slam of the year.

03 Jan 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT; not tax free anymore

In the new year, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have become the first nations in the Gulf region to introduce value-added tax (VAT).

22 Dec 2017

Real Madrid

Barcelona to visit Santiago Bernabeu in El Clasico

The El Clasico is upon us. The two powerhouses of Spanish football will lock horns at the Santigao Bernabeu stadium on Saturday.

09 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

West Indies tour of Pakistan postponed due to security concerns

With the Caribbean players refusing to travel to Pakistan citing security concerns, the West Indies tour of Pakistan has been postponed.

07 Nov 2017


Trailer of Salman's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' releases today

Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai's trailer releases today. Salman took to Twitter to release the trailer.

Rangana Herath's 400 test wickets and other records

Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spin bowler Rangana Herath picked up his 400th wicket in test cricket during the first test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

01 Oct 2017


Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

Heavy rain in the early hours of Sunday morning, and the resultant low visibility in Chennai has disrupted both domestic and international flight services to and from the city.

25 Sep 2017


Eman Ahmed: Former world's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Only a week after her 37th birthday, Egypt's Eman Ahmed, the world's former heaviest woman who once weighed 500kg, passed away this morning at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi.

10 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia suspends talks with Qatar over protocol row

Saudi Arabia has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between Qatar's emir and the Saudi crown prince.

05 Sep 2017

San Francisco

AI flight veers off runway at Kochi airport, no casualties

A major accident was averted when an Air India flight from Abu Dhabi landed at the Kochi Airport this morning around 2:40am and veered off the runway.

20 Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia

Leaked emails: UAE envoy calls Saudi leadership "f&*%ing coo coo"

In several now-leaked emails, UAE's envoy to the US Yousef Otaiba has called Saudi Arabia's leadership "f%$&ing coo coo".

05 Jul 2017

Qatar Airways

Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%

Even as Doha said it is trying to reach an agreement in the ongoing diplomatic crisis, it announced a steep increase in LNG production capacity, hinting it isn't ruling out a prolonged dispute.

03 Jul 2017

Qatar Airways

Middle-East crisis: Qatar gets another 48 hours to accept demands

Four Arab states including Saudi Arabia have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept 13 demands within 48 hours, or there will be further sanctions, they warned.

28 Jun 2017


Saudi Arabia unrelenting on harsh demands against Qatar

Saudi Arabia remained adamant that its demands on Qatar were non-negotiable, as the US and Kuwait mediated talks between the various parties in ongoing Qatar crisis in Washington, DC.

28 Jun 2017

South Korea

Global Entry Program: Indians eligible for speedy entry into US

India has formally been inducted into the US' Global Entry Program, which means low-risk nationals can now get speedy entry into America after landing.

10 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

US calls on Arab countries to ease Qatar blockade

The US has called on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to ease their blockade on Qatar.

07 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Qatar's isolation marks the beginning of end to terrorism: Trump

Weighing in on the ongoing Middle East diplomatic crisis, President Trump stated that his trip to Middle East was already paying off, referring to Arab countries hardening stance against funding extremism.

06 Jun 2017


Middle east diplomatic crisis: What does India stand to lose?

Speaking on the ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj called it an intra-Gulf-Co-operation Council affair, with no implications for India.

05 Jun 2017

Qatar Airways

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have severed diplomatic, land and air ties with Qatar accusing them of backing terrorist groups including ISIS, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

29 May 2017


Eman Ahmed eats herself for the first time in years

Eman Ahmed, formerly the world's heaviest woman who underwent weight-loss surgery in India, fed herself for the first time in 25 years, doctors at Abu Dhabi's Burjeel hospital said.

23 May 2017


Abu Dhabi plays host to two day Start-up India summit

The two-day Start-up India summit, organized by the Indian Embassy in Dubai and the Consul General of India, Abu Dhabi, in partnership with iSPIRIT, a Dubai based nonprofit think tank commenced in Abu Dhabi today.

20 May 2017


Libyan militia attacks rival faction-controlled airbase, kills 141 people

At least 141 people were killed in an attack on airbase in south Libya.

15 May 2017


Eman has leaky heart that could be fatal - Doctors

Doctors in Abu Dhabi have stated that there is a leak in Eman Ahmed's heart, which could prove to be fatal. However, they added that Ahmed, who was considered the world's heaviest woman, also managed to lift her paralytic right arm for the first time in 25 years.

09 May 2017


Eman Ahmed, formerly world's heaviest woman, being treated in UAE

Last Thursday, Eman Ahmed (former heaviest woman of the world) left Mumbai's Saifee Hospital to continue her treatment in UAE.

26 Apr 2017


CT Scan rules out stroke, proves Eman Ahmed is healthy

Eman Ahmed underwent a CT scan yesterday, amidst allegations by her sister claiming that she suffered from a stroke during her three-month-long treatment in Mumbai.

Abu Dhabi: $125 billion sovereign fund takes shape

Abu Dhabi is close to getting the 14th largest global fund with an approximate assets worth of $125 billion.

14 Feb 2017

Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg nominated for Global Sports Award

The 2016 Formula One champion Nico Rosberg has been nominated for the 'Laureus Breakthrough of the Year Award' at the World Sports Awards.

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