United Arab Emirates
13 Aug 2020
Sri Lanka, UAE the back-up venues for 2021 T20 WC
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has zeroed in on Sri Lanka and the UAE, in case India is unable to host the next year's T20 WC.
10 Aug 2020
BCCI gets approval from government to conduct IPL in UAE
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received the much-awaited permission from the Government of India to conduct the IPL in the United Arab Emirates.
08 Aug 2020
Yuzvendra Chahal announces engagement with Dhanashree Verma
Team India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday took fans by surprise as he announced his engagement with partner Dhanashree Verma on social media.
07 Aug 2020
IPL 2020: MS Dhoni resumes practice in Ranchi
Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has started hitting the nets at JSCA International Stadium Complex after Governing Council confirmed the dates of this year's Indian Premier League.
04 Aug 2020
IPL 2020: Five Indian leg-spinners to watch out for
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League will start in September this year.
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).
28 Jul 2020
IPL 2020: Governing Council set to meet on August 2
The IPL Governing Council will meet on August 2 to finalize the schedule and other key arrangements for the tournament.
27 Jul 2020
IPL 2020: UAE receives Letter of Intent from BCCI
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Monday, confirmed receiving the Letter of Intent from the BCCI to host the Indian Premier League this year.
26 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more
This week, a number of developments were noted, especially in the consumer technology category.
24 Jul 2020
IPL 2020: Records that can be broken this season
Following the postponement of ICC T20 World Cup, the possibility of conducting the Indian Premier League has opened up.
24 Jul 2020
IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports
The much-awaited 2020 season of the Indian Premier League will likely take place from September 19 to November 8, in the United Arab Emirates.
22 Jul 2020
Emirates Cricket Board awaits BCCI's confirmation to host the IPL
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is waiting for an official confirmation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to host the Indian Premier League (IPL).
22 Jul 2020
India could play three T20Is against SA ahead of IPL
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to explore the possibility of a three-match T20I series against South Africa in the UAE.
21 Jul 2020
IPL: Governing Council set to discuss tournament's schedule
The Indian Premier League Governing Council will hold a meeting to discuss the schedule of the tournament.
20 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Tech Briefing: TikTok considering HQ relocation; UAE's Mars mission
A lot has happened over the weekend!
06 Jul 2020
New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports
New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
06 Jul 2020
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan
While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.
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.
05 Jun 2020
Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala
In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.
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.
10 May 2020
IPL 2020: UAE offer to host the tournament
The Emirates Cricket Board has offered to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.
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.
05 Apr 2020
India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted
India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed.
18 Mar 2020
MEA confirms 255 Indians test positive for coronavirus in Iran
The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that 255 Indians in Iran have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
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).
12 Feb 2020
Robin Singh appointed UAE's director of cricket
Former India all-rounder Robin Singh has been named United Arab Emirates' new director of cricket.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.