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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.

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

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.

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.

Janhvi Kapoor gets emotional on Sridevi's first death anniversary

24 Feb 2019

Janhvi Kapoor gets emotional on Sridevi's first death anniversary

We lost Bollywood's first (and perhaps only) female superstar Sridevi on this day last year, when she died of accidental drowning.

Sridevi's favorite saree auctioned, fetches Rs. 1.3 lakh

23 Feb 2019

Sridevi's favorite saree auctioned, fetches Rs. 1.3 lakh

24th February will mark the first death anniversary of late actress Sridevi and to commemorate this occasion, Boney Kapoor decided to put one of her beloved sarees for auction.

Happy birthday ABD: A look at his unbreakable records

17 Feb 2019

Happy birthday ABD: A look at his unbreakable records

Former South African batting king AB de Villiers remains one of the greatest ever to have graced the cricket field.

Pakistani man handed seven-year imprisonment for murdering Indian roommate

12 Feb 2019

Pakistani man handed seven-year imprisonment for murdering Indian roommate

On Sunday, a court in Dubai sentenced a Pakistani national to seven years in jail for stabbing his Indian roommate to death in 2018 after an argument over leaving the lights on.

Two Indians found Batmobile from 'The Dark Knight' in Dubai

10 Feb 2019

Two Indians found Batmobile from 'The Dark Knight' in Dubai

Every Batman fan dreams of become filthy rich like Bruce Wayne, and own Batmobile (Batman's vehicle).

'Kalank': Madhuri Dixit finds it difficult to replace Sridevi

09 Feb 2019

'Kalank': Madhuri Dixit finds it difficult to replace Sridevi

Sridevi's untimely death shocked the nation last year and we're still mourning that loss.

Even senior Congress leaders were unaware of Priyanka's political plunge

24 Jan 2019

Even senior Congress leaders were unaware of Priyanka's political plunge

Just four months before the anticipated general elections, Congress played its trump card on Wednesday by announcing Priyanka Gandhi's plunge into active politics.

'Sridevi Bungalow' makers react to Boney Kapoor's legal notice

15 Jan 2019

'Sridevi Bungalow' makers react to Boney Kapoor's legal notice

Priya Prakash Varrier, the popular 'wink' girl from Oru Adaar Love, is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Sridevi Bungalow.

Nokia 9 with 5 cameras to be launched in February

14 Jan 2019

Nokia 9 with 5 cameras to be launched in February

One of the most anticipated smartphones of 2019, the Nokia 9 PureView will go official in Dubai by the end of January, according to 91Mobiles.

BJP's end near, feels RaGa; 'snubbed' Congress makes plans

13 Jan 2019

BJP's end near, feels RaGa; 'snubbed' Congress makes plans

That Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party joined hands and left Congress won't change the end result for Bharatiya Janata Party, said President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday in Dubai.