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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.

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.

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.

Nirmala Sitharaman announces special funding window for unfinished housing projects

14 Sep 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman announces special funding window for unfinished housing projects

Amid the concerning situation of the country's economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Saturday aimed at boosting growth.

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.

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.

Sridevi's death wasn't accident, but a murder, claims Kerala DGP

12 Jul 2019

Sridevi's death wasn't accident, but a murder, claims Kerala DGP

Sridevi's mysterious death is back in news, again.

Deposit Rs. 18,000cr to travel abroad: Court tells Naresh Goyal

09 Jul 2019

Deposit Rs. 18,000cr to travel abroad: Court tells Naresh Goyal

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, who failed to steer his company from an acute cash crunch, received another setback on Tuesday as Delhi High Court refused to entertain his plea challenging the travel ban imposed on him.

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

08 Jul 2019

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

Days after the body of a 29-year-old man was found along with another man with his throat slit at a hotel in SR Nagar, Hyderabad, the police said they have solved the mysterious case.

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.

Dubai: 17, including 12 Indians, die in tragic bus accident

07 Jun 2019

Dubai: 17, including 12 Indians, die in tragic bus accident

In a sorrowful incident, 12 Indians lost their lives in Dubai after the bus they were traveling in crashed. A total of 17 people died in the accident, authorities confirmed.

Girl wins $1million in lottery; she won a car earlier

17 Apr 2019

Girl wins $1million in lottery; she won a car earlier

A nine-year-old Indian girl, Eliza M., a Dubai resident has won a jackpot worth Rs. 6.9 crore in the Dubai Duty Free's Millennium Millionaire promotion at the Dubai International Airport yesterday.

Indian Wells: Roger Federer enters final after Nadal withdraws

17 Mar 2019

Indian Wells: Roger Federer enters final after Nadal withdraws

Former world number one, Roger Federer had an easy, but not an ideal, sail into the final of the ongoing ATP Indian Wells Masters after his arch rival Rafael Nadal had to give an unfortunate walkover.

Countries should stop protecting terrorists: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

01 Mar 2019

Countries should stop protecting terrorists: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was invited to Dubai as the guest of honor at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Thursday said all countries should come together to fight terrorism.

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

24 Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight going to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong in Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong reportedly after a hijacking attempt.