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

21 May 2021

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.

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

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.

Two containers for carrying oxygen being brought from Dubai

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.

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

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.

Football: UAE thrash India 6-0 in international friendly

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.

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

24 Mar 2021

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.

Roger Federer withdraws from Dubai Championships after exit in Qatar

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

20 Feb 2021

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'

17 Feb 2021

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.

Dubai Airport: Passenger traffic drops 70 percent amidst pandemic

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.

Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

10 Feb 2021

Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world's first interplanetary mission.

Dubai: New Hindu temple to open by Diwali next year

25 Jan 2021

Dubai: New Hindu temple to open by Diwali next year

A majestic new Hindu temple with a distinct Arabian look is expected to open its doors for worshippers in Dubai by October next year, during Diwali.

Shilpa Shirodkar gets the COVID-19 vaccine in UAE

09 Jan 2021

Shilpa Shirodkar gets the COVID-19 vaccine in UAE

Actor Shilpa Shirodkar has revealed that she has received the vaccine dose against coronavirus in Dubai.

Dubai to host IPL 2020 final, schedule for WT20C announced

26 Oct 2020

Dubai to host IPL 2020 final, schedule for WT20C announced

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Sunday, announced the schedule for IPL 2020 playoffs.

John Wick gets a roller-coaster park ride, via The Continental

23 Oct 2020

John Wick gets a roller-coaster park ride, via The Continental

John Wick is definitely famous for its brilliantly choreographed action sequences and the man himself.

IPL 2020, CSK vs DC: Preview, Dream11 and more

24 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, CSK vs DC: Preview, Dream11 and more

Chennai Super Kings face Delhi Capitals in match number seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season on Friday.

IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

21 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: Pitch report, stats and more

The third game of the 2020 IPL will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

10 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

08 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

Air India Express flight carrying 191 onboard crashes; 16 dead

07 Aug 2020

Air India Express flight carrying 191 onboard crashes; 16 dead

An Air India Express flight coming from Dubai to Kerala's Kozhikode with as many as 191 people on board crashed after skidding off the runway while landing at the Karipur Airport on Friday.

IPL franchises to observe six-day quarantine period upon reaching Dubai

06 Aug 2020

IPL franchises to observe six-day quarantine period upon reaching Dubai

The eight Indian Premier League franchises will be observing a six-day quarantine period upon reaching Dubai for the 13th edition of the tournament.

It's official! IPL 2020 to start from September 19

02 Aug 2020

It's official! IPL 2020 to start from September 19

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be held from September 19 to November 10 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Indian players unlikely to have training camp ahead of IPL

30 Jul 2020

Indian players unlikely to have training camp ahead of IPL

Top cricketers of the Indian cricket team are unlikely to have a national camp at Motera ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

Kerala-couple approached SC for repatriation; pregnant wife returns, husband dies

09 Jun 2020

Kerala-couple approached SC for repatriation; pregnant wife returns, husband dies

For Indians stranded in Dubai, 29-year-old Nithin Chandran, who hails from Kerala became a blessing. He helped those who lost their jobs or who couldn't return home due to coronavirus-induced restrictions.

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

28 May 2020

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

Operation to bring Indians home starts; flights land in Kerala

08 May 2020

Operation to bring Indians home starts; flights land in Kerala

The biggest evacuation operation to help Indians stuck abroad kicked-off with the arrival of two flights in Kerala on Thursday.

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

16 Mar 2020

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

In a gut-wrenching incident, an Indian man allegedly murdered his girlfriend in Dubai and drove around the city with her body placed in the front seat of the car last July, a Dubai Court of First Instance was told on Sunday.

Fit for King! What's inside SRK's Dubai-villa, worth Rs. 18cr?

09 Mar 2020

Fit for King! What's inside SRK's Dubai-villa, worth Rs. 18cr?

When they say Shah Rukh Khan lives life king-size, they mean it!

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

06 Mar 2020

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).

Asia Cup to be played in Dubai, says Sourav Ganguly

29 Feb 2020

Asia Cup to be played in Dubai, says Sourav Ganguly

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly confirmed the upcoming edition of Asia Cup will be held in Dubai.

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

08 Jan 2020

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

ICC Cricket Committee member Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said Tests should remain a five-day affair.

Top five best places to spend New Year's Eve 2020

17 Dec 2019

Top five best places to spend New Year's Eve 2020

It's never too early to plan your New Year celebrations.

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

02 Dec 2019

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.

Tesla Cybertruck to serve as patrol car for Dubai police

29 Nov 2019

Tesla Cybertruck to serve as patrol car for Dubai police

Dubai's exotic fleet of police cars is set to get its first-ever Tesla car next year. According to a tweet by Dubai Police, Tesla's recently-launched electric pickup, Cybertruck, will join the official fleet in 2020.

My retirement will depend on my health, says Roger Federer

20 Nov 2019

My retirement will depend on my health, says Roger Federer

Veteran men's singles tennis star Roger Federer has assured fans that he does not intend to retire from the sport anytime soon.

The most beautiful skyscrapers in the world

18 Nov 2019

The most beautiful skyscrapers in the world

By definition, a skyscraper is a building that exceeds the height of at least 100 meters or 330 ft. But we're not talking of skyrocketing heights today. Being tall doesn't translate to looking stylish.

No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj

03 Nov 2019

No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj

Shah Rukh Khan just turned 54.

#HappyBirthdayAishwarya: 5 most expensive things owned by blue-eyed beauty

01 Nov 2019

#HappyBirthdayAishwarya: 5 most expensive things owned by blue-eyed beauty

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who has been ruling hearts of millions across the globe, is celebrating her 46th birthday today.

CA follows BCCI's footsteps to object ICC's new FTP calendar

27 Oct 2019

CA follows BCCI's footsteps to object ICC's new FTP calendar

While the International Cricket Council (ICC) is looking to popularize the game by introducing more global tournaments, the full-time members might be having second thoughts about it.

A look at minutes from ICC's meeting on October 14

15 Oct 2019

A look at minutes from ICC's meeting on October 14

The International Cricket Council (ICC) held its board meeting in Dubai on Monday as a number of issues came into limelight, besides some historic decisions being taken.