Dubai: News

25 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Anticipated global music festivals of 2024

As the world reemerges into the great outdoors following the lockdown with the music scene's remarkable surge in popularity throughout 2023, anticipation builds for even grander events in 2024.

12 Jan 2024

Pope Francis

Pope Francis unable to complete speech, cites bronchitis

Pope Francis struggled to finish a speech on Friday due to a bout of bronchitis while addressing a group of French religious communications experts at the Vatican.

04 Jan 2024


77,707 square-foot luxurious Dubai super-penthouse listed for $163 million!

Dubai's real estate market reaches new heights with the listing of the Super Penthouse R1 at Raffles The Palm Dubai Residences for a staggering DH600 million ($163 million).

30 Dec 2023


CID grills 21 Gujarati passengers onboard grounded Nicaragua-bound flight

Gujarat's Crime Investigation Department (CID) has recorded the statements of 21 Gujarati passengers onboard the chartered flight that was grounded last week in France.

27 Dec 2023


'Donkey flight' row: Airline lawyer says passengers had return ticket

The lawyer of Romania-based Legend Airlines, Liliana Bakayoko, has claimed that most passengers on the flight grounded in France had hotel reservations and return tickets from Nicaragua.

26 Dec 2023


27 passengers on France-grounded plane seek asylum: What it means

A Romanian charter plane heading for Nicaragua with 303 passengers—mostly Indians—remained grounded in France for four days over suspected human trafficking.

23 Dec 2023


France grounds plane carrying 303 Indians over 'human trafficking' suspicions

France grounded a Nicaragua-bound charter flight carrying as many as 303 Indian passengers on Friday over suspected human trafficking.

19 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

India's diplomacy in 2023: A year of milestones 

India has made some significant strides lately in the global diplomatic arena.

17 Dec 2023

Mumbai Police

Actor accuses JSW MD Sajjan Jindal of rape; FIR registered  

The Mumbai Police has filed an FIR against steel baron and managing director of JSW Group Sajjan Jindal after a 30-year-old female actor accused him of rape, Business Today reported.

13 Dec 2023

Climate Change

COP28: First-ever deal reached to reduce fossil fuel consumption

In a first, the representatives of nearly 200 countries agreed to begin reducing the use of fossil fuels to avert accelerating climate change at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP28 on Wednesday.

13 Dec 2023

United Arab Emirates

Mahadev betting scam: Prime accused Ravi Uppal arrested in Dubai

Ravi Uppal, one of the two owners of the Mahadev Book online betting app, was reportedly arrested in Dubai last week following a Red Corner notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

12 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

These are world's top city destinations (2023), guess who's first

Paris has secured its reign as the world's most alluring city destination, topping the charts in Euromonitor International's 2023 City Destinations Index.

01 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi proposes to host 2028 COP33 Summit in India

At the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also called COP28, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed hosting COP33 in India in 2028.

01 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

What's green credits, climate financing on PM Modi's COP28 agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome as he touched down in Dubai on Friday to participate in the World Climate Action Summit at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly called COP28.

30 Nov 2023

United Nations (UN)

COP28 kicks off in Dubai amid global climate crisis concerns

The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP28) is underway in Dubai, with world leaders, business icons, and civil society members coming together to tackle the escalating climate crisis.

28 Nov 2023

Mohammed Bin Salman

Saudi plans to 'hook' poor countries on oil, boost demand

Saudi Arabia plans to boost demand for its oil in poor countries through an investment initiative—the Oil Demand Sustainability Programme (ODSP)—revealed an investigation by the Centre for Climate Reporting and Channel 4 News.

18 Nov 2023

United Arab Emirates

UAE: Thunderstorm, heavy rainfall flood Dubai roads

The streets of Dubai were waterlogged as heavy rain and thunderstorms battered several parts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since Thursday, per reports.

15 Nov 2023


Dubai to build new mega airport as passenger traffic recovers

Dubai plans to outdo its current busiest airport, Dubai International, by constructing an even larger one, Al Maktoum International Airport, as passenger traffic is anticipated to exceed pre-pandemic levels.

31 Oct 2023

Music Concert

Stewart Copeland-Ricky Kej reunite for Dubai's COP28 climate change concert

Every time Stewart Copeland and Ricky Kej have collaborated, the world has been bestowed with some impeccable musical gems.

29 Sep 2023


A guide to what vegetarians can eat in UAE

The cuisines of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are diverse as they draw culinary inspiration and influence from various neighboring countries.

NIA might seize properties of 19 'Khalistani fugitives' in India 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is reportedly planning to confiscate the properties of 19 Khalistani terrorists in foreign countries under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), NDTV reported.

23 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Amazing things you will only see in Dubai

Dubai is a melting pot of culture, architecture, luxury, and all manmade haven.

20 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visiting Dubai? Here are the top things to do

Dubai is a potpourri of grand skyscrapers, upscale shopping centers, beaches, theme parks, and traditional souks.

11 Sep 2023


Man 'gropes' female passenger on IndiGo's Mumbai-Guwahati flight, arrested

In the latest midflight incident involving sexual harassment, a man was arrested for reportedly groping a female co-passenger on an IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Guwahati, the airline officials revealed on Sunday.

28 Aug 2023


Global outrage as Taliban bars female students from studying abroad 

Days after the Taliban government in Afghanistan allegedly stopped scores of female students from leaving the country to study in Dubai, global rights organizations and activists have expressed dismay over the move.

04 Jun 2023

Travel And Tourism

Indian-origin businessman offers private plane party for Rs. 11 lakh/hour

Dubai-based Five Holdings, the luxury hospitality group owned by Indian-origin businessman Kabir Mulchandani, is offering a private jet experience like no other.

Full emergency declared at Delhi airport, FedEx flight suffers bird-hit

In yet another aviation-related incident in India, a full emergency has been declared at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi on Saturday after a FedEx flight reportedly got hit by a bird.

24 Mar 2023


Amritpal Singh held wife captive, engaged in illegal activities: Report

Intelligence agencies on Friday claimed that fugitive Waris Punjab De chief and Khalistan separatist Amritpal Singh held his wife Kirandeep Kaur captive and often beat her up. They claimed Singh was also linked with drug traffickers.

23 Mar 2023


2 'drunk' IndiGo fliers arrested for abusing crew, co-passengers

Two drunk fliers were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly hurling abuses at the crew and co-passengers onboard an IndiGo flight from Dubai to Mumbai, reported News18.

15 Mar 2023

Lindsay Lohan

All about soon-to-be parents Lindsay Lohan, Bader Shammas's love story

Actor Lindsay Lohan took everyone by surprise when she announced her pregnancy on Tuesday through a social media post. Expecting her first child with her husband Bader Shammas, Lohan got all her fans excited with the news.

02 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

A look inside the world's most luxurious resort

No country is as spectacular as Dubai when it comes to architecture and innovative building designs.

27 Feb 2023

Rakhi Sawant

Rakhi Sawant set to open acting academy in Dubai soon

Rakhi Sawant has been a regular name in the media as she her personal life and antics often make headlines.

20 Feb 2023

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's domestic help alleges shocking accusations against actor 

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's woes may not be ending anytime soon.

05 Feb 2023

Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away aged 79

Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) passed away following a prolonged illness at a United Arab Emirates (UAE) hospital on Sunday, Dawn reported. He was 79.

18 Jan 2023


These are the 5 most futuristic cities in the world

Human civilization has come a long way since the hunting-gathering era.

13 Nov 2022


Historic 1-day catch: 61 kg gold seized at Mumbai airport

The Customs department seized gold worth Rs. 32 crore from travelers on Friday, that was being imported into India, in two separate searches at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.

07 Nov 2022

Burj Khalifa

Fire breaks out near Dubai's Burj Khalifa

On Monday morning, fire broke out in a 35-story high-rise building near the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, reported Associated Press (AP).

12 Sep 2022


Dubai to house the world's first gigantic moon-shaped resort soon

Here's something that will have you loving Dubai to the "moon" and back.

08 Sep 2022

United Arab Emirates

5 unique hotels in Dubai that you must visit

Known for its modern Arabic architecture, stunning indoor ski slopes, mammoth aquariums, and the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa, Dubai is among the top tourist destinations around the world.

05 Jul 2022


SpiceJet Delhi-Dubai flight diverted to Karachi over glitch, probe launched

SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight, with around 150 passengers, was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi after its fuel indicator malfunctioned, according to aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials.

26 Apr 2022


Top 5 cities to travel to in 2022

With international travel curbs gone, you can now set out on your dream vacation abroad.

25 Mar 2022

Travel And Tourism

Top 5 tourist places in Dubai

Dubai is a city of modern architectural wonders.

18 Jan 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to do in Dubai

Tall and magnificent buildings, striking deserts, and adrenaline-boosting adventure activities, Dubai has something for everyone.