14 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000
On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.
13 Jan 2020
ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.
03 Jan 2020
Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace
The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".
21 Jul 2019
India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody
India is in talks with the Iranian government to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors aboard a British oil tanker captured by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
20 Jul 2019
Iran seizes UK's oil tanker, Indians among 23 crew members
In what is sure to lead to more tensions in the Gulf region, Iran on Saturday seized a British oil tanker.
14 Apr 2018
FIFA World Cup 2022: Infantino wants 48-team tournament in Qatar
FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants a 48-team 2022 World Cup that is slated to be held in Qatar.
14 Jan 2018
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over proposed passport changes
Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed the Modi government after the Centre suggested that passports may no longer serve as valid address proofs.
27 Dec 2017
India-UAE trips will cost 6-7% more from next year
UAE, particularly Dubai, is one of the most popular destinations for Indian travelers. But with a new tax on the anvil, trips are set to get 6-7% costlier.
24 Jul 2017
Indian immigration to Gulf dips, so do remittances
The number of Indian workers immigrating to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has declined to 507,296 in 2016 from 775,845 in 2014.
09 Jun 2017
Kashmiri businessman on NIA's radar for links to Pakistani terror-funding
A Kashmiri carpet dealer, now believed to be a businessman in the Gulf, is on the NIA's radar for his alleged involvement in Pakistani funding to separatists in the Valley.
06 Mar 2017
India planning special food zones for UAE
To address UAE's food security interests, India is working on what is called a "farm-to-port" project, where crops would be produced keeping in mind a specific UAE market.
17 Feb 2017
CII: India-UAE trade to touch $100 billion by 2020
The Confederation of Indian Industries stated that India-UAE trade would touch $100 billion by 2020, almost double that of the current $60 billion.
11 Feb 2017
Air India Express eyes tie-ups to manage revenue losses
Low-cost carrier Air India Express (AIE) is looking for code-sharing agreements with other airlines for routes in South East Asia, following the loss of revenue from West Asia.
26 Jan 2017
UAE-India sign 13 strategic energy, trade, security pacts
Further cementing their strategic ties, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed 13 agreements in principal areas like defence, security, trade and energy.
24 Dec 2016
Syria situation poses uncomfortable question for Sunni countries
The current situation in war-torn Syria, particularly in Aleppo, poses an uncomfortable question, especially for the Sunni Muslim Arab countries supporting rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad and his allies- Iran and Russia.
05 Aug 2016
Sharp drop in foreign remittances
A steady drop in crude oil prices and a subsequent decline in remittances from Gulf countries is raising the hackles of the Indian Government.