Articles about United Arab Emirates

Pakistan will not stage home matches at neutral venues anymore

10 Dec 2019

Pakistan will not stage home matches at neutral venues anymore

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will no longer look for neutral venues to stage home international cricket matches.

Who is West Indies' new batting coach Monty Desai?

04 Dec 2019

Who is West Indies' new batting coach Monty Desai?

The West Indies cricket team has appointed Monty Desai as the batting coach on a two-year contract.

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.

Meet the nations which have qualified for ICC World T20

31 Oct 2019

Meet the nations which have qualified for ICC World T20

A total of 16 teams are set to battle it out for the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Australia next year.

Namibia, Netherlands secure ICC World T20 spots: Details here

30 Oct 2019

Namibia, Netherlands secure ICC World T20 spots: Details here

Namibia are set to appear at the ICC T20 World Cup for the first time after beating Oman in Dubai.

Sri Lankan cricket squad leaves for Pakistan despite security concerns

24 Sep 2019

Sri Lankan cricket squad leaves for Pakistan despite security concerns

The Sri Lankan men's cricket squad has left for the tour of Pakistan despite security concerns.

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

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.

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

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.

Top five hidden gems of Dubai you should explore

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.

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

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."

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

27 Jul 2019

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.

Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

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.

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

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.

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, flees UAE with money, kids

30 Jun 2019

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, flees UAE with money, kids

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's wife, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) along with her two children and £31 million after the break-up of their marriage.

ICC charges two former Lankan cricketers with match-fixing

10 May 2019

ICC charges two former Lankan cricketers with match-fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged two former Sri Lankan cricketers Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene with match-fixing.

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

20 Apr 2019

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Trump, Libyan-warlord Haftar talk on phone, "discuss ongoing counter-terrorism efforts"

20 Apr 2019

Trump, Libyan-warlord Haftar talk on phone, "discuss ongoing counter-terrorism efforts"

US President Donald Trump spoke this week with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan warlord fighting to capture the capital Tripoli, the White House said yesterday.

PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government

12 Apr 2019

PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government

On Friday, the Russian government awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their highest civilian award, 'Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle'.

Here's a look at Reliance Jio's unlimited international roaming plans

06 Apr 2019

Here's a look at Reliance Jio's unlimited international roaming plans

Reliance Jio is surely one of the best telecom service providers in India. Led by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, the company has disrupted the domestic market by offering unlimited call and data plans at affordable prices.

April 2019: This month in the sporting world

01 Apr, 2019

April 2019: This month in the sporting world

The month of April, every year, is one of the thrilling phases in the sporting world.

Core internet infrastructure plagued by 'multifaceted' attacks: Details here

26 Feb 2019

Core internet infrastructure plagued by 'multifaceted' attacks: Details here

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is the organization responsible for managing internet addresses, claims the core infrastructure of the internet is under attack.

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

27 Jan 2019

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

Nepal are climbing up the ladder as far their presence in cricket is concerned.

Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why

16 Jan 2019

Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why

The Taliban yesterday threatened to end contact with the US if they deflect from the issue of foreign force withdrawal from Afghanistan.

AFC Asian Cup: A look at India's group stage chances

02 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup: A look at India's group stage chances

The AFC Asian Cup has seen sixteen editions so far, and as we move towards the seventeenth edition of the tournament with India being one among the 24 nations to be playing, it is the need of the hour to get a clear picture of the teams and assess India's chances.

2019 ICC World Cup trophy arrives in Delhi

21 Dec 2018

2019 ICC World Cup trophy arrives in Delhi

The 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup is all set to begin from May 30, 2019 in England and Wales.

UAE man calls fiancee 'idiot' on WhatsApp; fined Rs. 4L

11 Dec 2018

UAE man calls fiancee 'idiot' on WhatsApp; fined Rs. 4L

Fights, jokes, and name-calling are quite common among couples.

Warne praises Kashmiri boy's 'ball of the century'

09 Dec 2018

Warne praises Kashmiri boy's 'ball of the century'

Shane Warne took notice of a seven-year-old boy from Kashmir, who has taken the internet by storm with his bowling.

#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

04 Dec 2018

#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.

#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

02 Dec 2018

#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

United Arab Emirates, a land of innovations, is mulling an underwater rail network to connect the nation with India.

Woman kills boyfriend, feeds cooked body-parts to construction workers, dogs

22 Nov 2018

Woman kills boyfriend, feeds cooked body-parts to construction workers, dogs

A love story-turned-revenge tale isn't new, but this Moroccan woman took it to a new level.

British Foreign Minister in Saudi for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen

13 Nov 2018

British Foreign Minister in Saudi for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen

British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, held talks yesterday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh-based media said, during a visit to press the kingdom over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and the escalating Yemen war.

Ex-Indian cricketer urges Imran Khan to restore Indo-Pak Test ties

01 Nov 2018

Ex-Indian cricketer urges Imran Khan to restore Indo-Pak Test ties

Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer has urged Pakistan's cricketer-turned-Prime Minister Imran Khan to use his political clout and restore bilateral Test cricket between the arch-rivals.

Mohammad Abbas reaches third ranking after just 10 Tests

22 Oct 2018

Mohammad Abbas reaches third ranking after just 10 Tests

Pakistani pacer Mohammad Abbas put up a dazzling performance in the Test series, against Australia, in the United Arab Emirates.

Asia Cup 2018: Kohli rested, Rohit Sharma to lead India

01 Sep 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Kohli rested, Rohit Sharma to lead India

The BCCI on Saturday announced a 16-member Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2018, starting in September.

Saudi Arabia is planning to turn Qatar into an island

01 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia is planning to turn Qatar into an island

A Saudi official has hinted the Kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

UAE extends helping hand in Kerala's hour of need

18 Aug 2018

UAE extends helping hand in Kerala's hour of need

Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has come out in support for flood-hit Kerala and ordered the formation of an emergency committee to provide relief to the victims.

Asia Cup 2018: Big blow for Bangladesh

09 Aug 2018

Asia Cup 2018: Big blow for Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricket have suffered a big blow ahead of the upcoming 6-nation Asia Cup 2018.

Aussie pacers Cummins, Hazlewood ruled out of Pakistan series

09 Aug 2018

Aussie pacers Cummins, Hazlewood ruled out of Pakistan series

Australia have been handed a major blow ahead of their upcoming Test series against Pakistan, which will be held at the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

ICC approves T10 cricket league in Sharjah

07 Aug 2018

ICC approves T10 cricket league in Sharjah

Cricket fans will witness the shortest format of the game in the United Arab Emirates after the ICC approved the second edition of T10 league in Sharjah.

Cricket: India and Pakistan to lock horns in Asia Cup

25 Jul 2018

Cricket: India and Pakistan to lock horns in Asia Cup

After more than a year, Virat Kohli-led India will lock horns with Pakistan on a cricket ground in the 2018 Asia Cup.