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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.

29 Dec 2022


Filmmaker Nitin Manmohan passes away in Mumbai

Notable Bollywood producer Nitin Manmohan, known for films such as Bol Radha Bol, passed away at a private hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning.

24 Nov 2022

United Arab Emirates

UAE bans entry of passengers with single name on passport

In a surprising decision, authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have said that people with a single name written on their passports are not allowed in the country.

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.

13 May 2022

Abu Dhabi

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed passes away at 73

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan died aged 73 on Friday, reported Emirati state news agency WAM.

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.

29 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi's UAE visit in January postponed as Omicron cases rise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to the United Arab Emirates in January has reportedly been postponed amid concerns over the threat posed by the Omicron variant.

29 Dec 2021

Travel And Tourism

5 must-buy things when in Dubai

Dubai is a beautiful city in the United Arab Emirates that is well-known for its cultural institutions, luxurious shopping complexes, mammoth aquariums, and glamorous architecture.

13 Dec 2021

United Arab Emirates

Dubai becomes world's first paperless city; over $350 million saved

Dubai has become the first government in the world to become completely paperless, said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Emirate's Crown Prince.

07 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

UAE, Kuwait to be Modi's first foreign visit in 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to start his foreign trip in 2022 by visiting the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait early next month.

17 Nov 2021


Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air struck a deal with Boeing to buy 72 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes on Tuesday.

08 Sep 2021


Jeev becomes world's first golfer to receive Dubai Golden Visa

Star Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has become the first professional golfer in the world to receive the prestigious 10-year Dubai Golden Visa in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the sport.

02 Sep 2021


Heard of gold Vada Pav? Dubai restaurant is serving one

What's better than Vada Pav? A gold Vada Pav.

01 Sep 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumes after 17 months

Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumed operations on Wednesday, after being stopped in March last year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

30 Aug 2021


India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals

The girls snared half a dozen of them as India ended its Asian Junior Boxing Championship campaign in Dubai with a whopping eight gold medals besides bagging five silver and six bronze.

28 Aug 2021


Asian Youth boxing: Three more Indians enter finals

World youth bronze-medalist Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) was among three Indian male boxers who advanced to the finals of the Asian Youth Championships in Dubai.

27 Aug 2021


Asian Junior Boxing Championships: Three Indian boxers enter finals

Three Indian boxers stormed into the finals of the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai with dominating victories in their last four stage bouts.

26 Aug 2021


Six Indians in finals of Asian Youth boxing in Dubai

Six Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Asian Youth Championships in Dubai with two of them getting walkovers after their Kazakh opponents were quarantined following a case of COVID-19 in the contingent.

25 Aug 2021


Three Indians in finals of Asian junior boxing in Dubai

Three Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Asian junior championships after notching up comprehensive victories in their last four stage clashes in Dubai.

24 Aug 2021


Four Indians enter semifinals of Asian Youth Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers entered the semifinals of the Asian Youth Boxing Championships being held in Dubai after a day of mixed results for the country.

23 Aug 2021


Junior Boxing Championships: Gaurav Saini in final, three in semifinals

Gaurav Saini (70kg) advanced to the final while three other Indian boxers entered the last-four stage after contrasting victories in the Asian Junior Championships in Dubai.

20 Aug 2021


Boxing: Small draws guarantee big medal haul for India

India were assured of 21 medals in the Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships for men and women in Dubai after the unveiling of draws as COVID-19 travel restrictions hampered participation in the continental showpiece.

08 Jul 2021

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: Fiery explosion on container ship sends tremors across city

A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at Jebel Ali Port late Wednesday, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.

21 May 2021

Russia News

Trouble getting vaccine slot? Take a 'vaccine vacation' to Russia!

The unprecedented second wave of COVID-19 has brought India's health infrastructure to its knees.

19 May 2021


#FactCheck: UAE is not providing vaccines to Indian expats' parents

Indian expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been warned against a viral message claiming that elderly people on visit visas would soon be vaccinated against the coronavirus there, according to reports.

26 Apr 2021


Two containers for carrying oxygen being brought from Dubai

Two containers for transportation of oxygen are being brought from Dubai amid increasing demand for medical oxygen in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Monday.

16 Apr 2021


Six Indians win lucky draw worth over $2,72,000 in UAE

Six Indians in the UAE have jointly won a lucky draw worth one million dirhams.

30 Mar 2021


Football: UAE thrash India 6-0 in international friendly

The Indian football team was handed a crushing defeat by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an international friendly at the Maktoum bin Rashid Stadium in Dubai on Monday.

24 Mar 2021

United Arab Emirates

Dubai's deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid dies at 75

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the deputy ruler of Dubai and Finance Minister of the United Arab Emirates, has died, his brother said on Wednesday. He was 75.

12 Mar 2021


Roger Federer withdraws from Dubai Championships after exit in Qatar

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has pulled out of the upcoming ATP 500 event in Dubai in order to extend his training.

Is the missing Emirati princess alive? UN seeks proof

The UN Human Rights Office said on Friday that it has asked the United Arab Emirates for evidence that an Emirati princess held against her will for almost three years is still alive.

Missing Dubai princess re-emerges in video; 'being held hostage'

The daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (71) has re-emerged in a video claiming that she is being held hostage.

15 Feb 2021


Dubai Airport: Passenger traffic drops 70 percent amidst pandemic

Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, saw passenger traffic being pushed down by 70 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, its CEO announced on Monday.

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