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Pakistan Super League 2021 unlikely to resume in the UAE

11 May 2021

Pakistan Super League 2021 unlikely to resume in the UAE

The sixth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) is unlikely to resume in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after the nation announced a ban on travelers from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dubai-based airline Emirates to ship aid for free into India

10 May 2021

Dubai-based airline Emirates to ship aid for free into India

Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates has set up a humanitarian air bridge aimed at transporting urgent medical and relief items to India for free to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Remainder of IPL 2021 can't happen in India, says Ganguly

10 May 2021

Remainder of IPL 2021 can't happen in India, says Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season cannot be held in India.

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.

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

14 Apr 2021

Absconding rape accused traced to UAE, deported to India

The United Arab Emirates has deported a rape accused from Kerala, Muhamed Hafis Vattaparambil Umer, against whom an Interpol Red Notice was issued on the CBI's request, officials said.

5-year-old Indian-American reads 36 books in 105 minutes; sets record

11 Apr 2021

5-year-old Indian-American reads 36 books in 105 minutes; sets record

A five-year-old Indian-American girl has set a record for reading the maximum number of books non-stop.

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.

Brand value of Indian Premier League slips amid COVID-19 pandemic

11 Mar 2021

Brand value of Indian Premier League slips amid COVID-19 pandemic

In a huge development, the brand value of Indian Premier League (IPL) has slipped for the first time since its inception.

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.

Arab spacecraft closes in on Mars on historic flight

09 Feb 2021

Arab spacecraft closes in on Mars on historic flight

A spacecraft from United Arab Emirates was set to swing into orbit around Mars in the Arab world's first interplanetary mission on Tuesday, the first of three robotic explorers arriving at the red planet over the next week and a half.

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.

ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

13 Dec 2020

ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.

ZTE Axon 20 5G, with under-display camera, launched globally

04 Dec 2020

ZTE Axon 20 5G, with under-display camera, launched globally

ZTE has launched its Axon 20 5G model in the global markets. The handset was introduced in China in September as the world's first commercial smartphone with an under-display camera.

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

25 Nov 2020

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

The England cricket team is set to tour India in 2021 for a full-fledged bilateral series.

Sonu Nigam does not want son to become a singer

17 Nov 2020

Sonu Nigam does not want son to become a singer

Singer Sonu Nigam, who never shies away from speaking his mind, recently opened up about his son's career plans.

SRK's fans are planning a virtual birthday bash this year

01 Nov 2020

SRK's fans are planning a virtual birthday bash this year

King Khan is turning 55 tomorrow!

Women's T20 Challenge to be held from November 4-9

11 Oct 2020

Women's T20 Challenge to be held from November 4-9

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Sunday, announced that the 2020 Women's T20 Challenge will be played from November 4 to 9.

IPL 2020, Sheikh Zayed Stadium: Pitch, conditions and more

19 Sep 2020

IPL 2020, Sheikh Zayed Stadium: Pitch, conditions and more

The thirteenth edition of Indian Premier League will be underway in the United Arab Emirates, shortly.

IPL: How did the 2014 edition shape in UAE?

18 Sep 2020

IPL: How did the 2014 edition shape in UAE?

We are a day away from the start of thirteenth Indian Premier League edition, which is set to be held in the United Arab Emirates.

IPL: Here is the recap of 2019 season

18 Sep 2020

IPL: Here is the recap of 2019 season

After months of speculation regarding the fate of the Indian Premier League, the tournament will finally be up and running from September 19.

ICC charges two UAE players for breaching anti-corruption code

13 Sep 2020

ICC charges two UAE players for breaching anti-corruption code

Two players from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Amir Hayat and Ashfaq Ahmed, have been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with five counts of breaching the anti-corruption code.

IPL 2020: Pre-recorded cheers, fans' reactions to light up matches

12 Sep 2020

IPL 2020: Pre-recorded cheers, fans' reactions to light up matches

The thirteen edition of Indian Premier League is all set to kick-off on September 19 with Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians locking horns.

Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India

07 Sep 2020

Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India

The Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Russia has reportedly submitted "comprehensive data" on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Indian authorities.

IPL 2020: Records Amit Mishra can break this season

06 Sep 2020

IPL 2020: Records Amit Mishra can break this season

The thirteenth edition of IPL will be underway on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates.

Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally

03 Sep 2020

Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally

Nubia's flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 5S has gone on sale in over 40 countries.

IPL 2020: Why spin will be pivotal in UAE

26 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: Why spin will be pivotal in UAE

The Indian Premier League 2020 is all set to kick-off from September 19 in the United Arab Emirates.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why KXIP could win maiden IPL title

26 Aug 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why KXIP could win maiden IPL title

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be in full swing from September 19, this time in the United Arab Emirates.

All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

25 Aug 2020

All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

With little hope that the coronavirus pandemic is going to slow down any time soon, all eyes are on the development of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Delhi Capitals could win maiden IPL title

22 Aug 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Delhi Capitals could win maiden IPL title

The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League will be in full swing from September 19, this time in the United Arab Emirates.

Dhoni shows his humble side, gives away his business-class seat

22 Aug 2020

Dhoni shows his humble side, gives away his business-class seat

Chennai Super Kings Director K George John, on Friday, revealed how skipper MS Dhoni gave his business class seat to him as the entire contingent traveled to Dubai.

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga set to miss the first half

21 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga set to miss the first half

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to miss the first half of the 2020 IPL for Mumbai Indians due to personal reasons.

IPL 2020: Players from England, Australia to miss the start

16 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: Players from England, Australia to miss the start

Top players from England and Australia won't be featuring in the first week of 2020 Indian Premier League.

With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations

14 Aug 2020

With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations

In a surprise announcement on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that Israel and UAE have struck a historic peace deal to normalize diplomatic relations.

Sri Lanka, UAE the back-up venues for 2021 T20 WC

13 Aug 2020

Sri Lanka, UAE the back-up venues for 2021 T20 WC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has zeroed in on Sri Lanka and the UAE, in case India is unable to host the next year's T20 WC.

BCCI gets approval from government to conduct IPL in UAE

10 Aug 2020

BCCI gets approval from government to conduct IPL in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received the much-awaited permission from the Government of India to conduct the IPL in the United Arab Emirates.

Yuzvendra Chahal announces engagement with Dhanashree Verma

08 Aug 2020

Yuzvendra Chahal announces engagement with Dhanashree Verma

Team India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday took fans by surprise as he announced his engagement with partner Dhanashree Verma on social media.

IPL 2020: MS Dhoni resumes practice in Ranchi

07 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: MS Dhoni resumes practice in Ranchi

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has started hitting the nets at JSCA International Stadium Complex after Governing Council confirmed the dates of this year's Indian Premier League.

IPL 2020: Five Indian leg-spinners to watch out for

04 Aug 2020

IPL 2020: Five Indian leg-spinners to watch out for

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League will start in September this year.

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).