United Arab Emirates: News

18 Feb 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to do in The United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is a popular destination among tourists for its rich history and culture.

31 Dec 2021


SRK to Mohanlal, these 5 actors received UAE golden visa

Every entrepreneur aspiring to expand their business looks forward to bagging the UAE (United Arab Emirates) golden visa.

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.

13 Dec 2021


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.

03 Nov 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

How refusal to use Pakistan's airspace could kill Srinagar-Sharjah flights

Pakistan has reportedly refused to allow the use of its airspace to flights between Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar to the United Arab Emirates' Sharjah.

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.

23 Aug 2021

Akshay Kumar

'Bell Bottom': Saudi Arabia, Qatar ban Akshay Kumar's espionage thriller

Akshay Kumar's period film Bell Bottom was the first major theatrical release, massively boosting the suffering movie industry of the country.

19 Aug 2021


Ghani shares video, says he would've been hanged in Afghanistan

Former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said he supports the ongoing talks between the Taliban and former government officials.

08 Jul 2021


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.

10 May 2021

Emirates Airlines

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

09 Feb 2021

Mars Orbiter Mission

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.

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.

04 Dec 2020

South Africa

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.

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.

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.

14 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

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.

28 Jun 2020


Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here

As the world deals with the novel coronavirus pandemic, China National Biotec Group (CNBG) has announced a major milestone in the effort to develop a vaccine for the deadly respiratory disease.

02 Jun 2020


Samsung Galaxy M11 and Galaxy M01 launched in India

Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Samsung has launched the Galaxy M11 and Galaxy M01 in India.

09 May 2020


Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

Two Indians repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala, said CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.

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).

25 Dec 2019


India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.

24 Dec 2019


Uninstall ToTok messenger, it is UAE's surveillance app

When Israeli malware was caught spying on WhatsApp chats of thousands of activists, journalists, and academicians, we knew that the nightmares of dystopian state surveillance are coming to life.

16 Dec 2019

New Zealand

Top five best road trips around the world

A road trip can be a great way to relax and reconnect with yourself after months, perhaps years of back-breaking and mind-numbing toil at work.

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.

20 Sep 2019


Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

15 Sep 2019


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.

06 Sep 2019


Top five hidden gems of Dubai you should explore

Featuring gigantic buildings, spectacular deserts, and adrenaline-boosting adventure sports- Dubai is a paradise for all sorts of travelers.

24 Aug 2019


UAE woman files for divorce because husband was "too loving"

While we often hear tragic stories of divorce where the spouse feels mistreated, abused or ignored, a woman in the United Arab Emirates is divorcing her husband because he is "too loving."

27 Jul 2019

Elon Musk

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.

21 Jul 2019


Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

In a tragic incident, a 36-year-old Indian stand-up comedian died on stage while performing his set in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

06 Jul 2019


Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

What comes as good news for Indian passengers, the Indian rupee will now be accepted for all transactions at Duty Free shops of Dubai airports.