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Tag: Abu Dhabi

UAE Shoots Down 2 Ballistic Missiles Over Abu Dhabi
UAE Shoots Down 2 Ballistic Missiles Fired By Houthis Over Abu Dhabi

On the morning of January 17, Houthi rebels targeted the Musaffah ICAD 3 area and the new construction area at Abu Dhabi International Airport, both of which are civilian infrastructure.

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Drone Strike On Abu Dhabi: 2 Indians Among 3 Killed

Drone Strike On Abu Dhabi: 2 Indians Among 3 Killed

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Salman Khan To Host 2022 Edition Of IIFA In Abu Dhabi
Salman Khan To Host 2022 Edition Of IIFA In Abu Dhabi

"Over the last 21 years, IIFA has not only given Indian Cinema an international platform, but it has created a wonderful opportunity to take us to our fans and connect millions of people globally," the superstar said.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Honours Indian Business Tycoon Yusuff Ali With Top Civilian Award
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Honours Indian Business Tycoon Yusuff Ali With Top Civilian Award

Dubai: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has honoured Indian-origin businessman Yusuff Ali MA and 11…

Telegram Raises $150mn From Abu Dhabi Investors
Telegram Raises $150mn From Abu Dhabi Investors

Abu Dhabi: Encrypted messaging app Telegram on Tuesday said it has raised $150 million from two key Abu Dhabi-based investors and will open a office here. Mubadala Investment Company has invested $75 million in five-year pre-IPO convertible bonds of Telegram, with Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners investing a further $75 million. The strategic partnership between the […]

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COVID-19: Over 32,000 Indians In UAE Register To Return Home

Abu Dhabi: More than 32,000 Indians in the UAE, who wish to return home amidst the coronavirus lockdown, have registered with the Indian missions here on day one of the opening of the online registration process, according to a media report. On Wednesday night, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi announced the details of data […]

Indian expats in UAE open collection centres of flood-hit Kerala

Dubai: Indian expats in the UAE have come together to help thousands of families displaced in Kerala due to the massive floods that have claimed 88 lives, according to a media report. Forty-two people are still reported to be missing in Kerala. Over 2.52 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,332 relief camps across the […]

Kerala man wins USD .27 million in UAE raffle draw

Dubai: A 43-year-old driver from Kerala has won USD 272,260 in a mall raffle draw contest here, according to a media report on Saturday. Speaking to Khaleej Times, Abdul Salam Shanavas, who hails from Thiruvananthapuram, said, “Even if I had worked for 50 years, I wouldn’t have earned anything close to this amount. I arrived […]

Nine Indian men stranded in UAE after accepting fake job offers

Dubai: Nine Indians have been stranded in the UAE after accepting fake job offers through social media, according to a media report on Sunday. The men from Kerala, who are currently stranded in Al Ain and Ajman, claim they met the agent named Shafeeq on WhatsApp and paid up to Rs 70,000 for visit visas […]

Missing Indian visitor found in Abu Dhabi jail

Abu Dhabi: An Indian visitor presumed missing has been found in a jail in Abu Dhabi for over-staying and will be repatriated, a senior Indian Embassy official said. Wasi Ahmad came to Dubai on a one-month tourist visa on February 9 through an agent in India, the Gulf News reported on Wednesday. The agent promised […]

Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after Indian man dies

Abu Dhabi: An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of an Indian man onboard the flight, Indian Embassy officials said here. The victim Kailash Chandra Saini, 52, from Rajasthan, was accompanied by his 26-year-old son Heera Lal, reports the Khaleej Times. “The flight made […]

Foundation stone laid for 1st Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The historic foundation stone-laying ceremony of the first traditional Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi was performed on Saturday in the presence of officials from India and the United Arab Emirates as well as thousands of members of the community. The ceremony was presided over by Mahant Swami Maharaj — the spiritual leader of […]

First foreign space agency opens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a representative office here of the French space agency, the first of its kind in the country. The announcement was made on Sunday during a ceremony attended by the visiting President of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiale (CNES), Jean-Yves Le Gall, and […]

Bangladesh upset Pakistan to enter Asia Cup final

Abu Dhabi: Bangladesh pulled off an upset, defeating Pakistan by 37 runs in the Super Four match to enter the final of the Asia Cup here on Wednesday. In the summit clash, Bangladesh will face India. Defending 239, Bangladesh bowled tight line with left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman leading the pack with 4-43. Mehidy Hasan also […]

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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Abu Dhabi: Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after thrashing the Islanders by 91 runs in a Group B match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Afghanistan showed great maturity by piling on 249 runs before skittling out the Sri Lankans for a […]

Puri Gajapati interacts with Odias on Jagannath tradition in Abu Dhabi

Bhubaneswar: An interactive session with Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb about the tradition and culture of Lord Jagannath was held in a special event in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Discussions were also held over installation of Lord Jagannath’s idol inside the first ever Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi as well as in Middle East which […]

Indian family rescued in Abu Dhabi fire

Abu Dhabi: An Indian-origin family has been rescued after a fire in their residential complex here, officials said. The fire broke out in the complex in Abu Dhabi’s Navy Gate area late Saturday. All the residents, including the Indian-origin family of eight, were rescued due to the intervention of the Civil Defence members, the Khaleej […]

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JACKPOT! Indian driver wins whopping Rs 21 crore

Dubai: An Indian driver in Dubai has hit a jackpot by winning a whopping dirham 12 million ( Rs 21 crore approx.) in a raffle draw in Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to the long list of lucky winners from India. John Varughese, who has been working as a driver for a private company since […]

Modi pays tributes at UAE war memorial

Abu Dhabi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid a wreath at Wahat Al Karama, a war memorial of the UAE’s brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. “Inspiring way to begin another hectic day! PM @narendramodi paid tributes to brave soldiers of UAE who made ultimate sacrifice in the service of […]

Sydney-bound Etihad flight makes emergency landing

Canberra: An Etihad Airways flight bound for Sydney from Abu Dhabi made an emergency landing in the Australian city of Adelaide on Saturday, after pilots noticed a smoke alarm on board. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 349 people when pilots made the decision to divert to Adelaide at about 5 a.m., Xinhua news agency […]

World's former heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abdelaty, once known as the world heaviest woman, passed away here on Monday, a media report said. According to medical experts at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, Eman died at 4.35 a.m. due to “complications from the underlying comorbid conditions, including heart disease and kidney dysfunction”, the Khaleej Times reported. […]

Families cry for rescue of 5 Odia labourers trapped in Abu Dhabi

Five labourers from Odisha, who had gone to Abu Dhabi in search of better work one and half year ago, have appealed the Ganjam district administration to make urgent efforts to rescue them after the company in which they were working, has stopped their salary since last three months