Dubai: News

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Feb 2021

Mars Orbiter Mission

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.

25 Jan 2021

United Arab Emirates

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.

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.

23 Oct 2020

John Wick

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

09 Mar 2020

Shah Rukh Khan

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!

06 Mar 2020

Crime Against Women

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

01 Nov 2019

Abhishek Bachchan

#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.

15 Sep 2019

Sexual Assault

Indian electrician jailed for molesting 5-year-old boy in Dubai

A 33-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to six months in prison for molesting a five-year-old boy in a sharing villa in Dubai.

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