Tag: Dubai

Odia sailor stranded in Dubai returns home

  Bhubaneswar: With the persistent efforts of the Indian Embassy and MPs of Kendrapara and Kandhamal, seven sailors, including Dibya Ranjan Behera of Kandhamal district, who were stranded in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for last four months, finally returned home today. The family of Dibya Ranjan expressed its gratitude to the Odisha Government as well […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Gold bars worth Rs 35L seized at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: A day after gold bars and rings weighing over 350 grams were seized from two passengers at the Bhubaneswar Airport, the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) today seized gold biscuits weighing 1.2 kg from two passengers from Dubai. The value of the seized gold bars is estimated to be around Rs 35 lakhs.  Sources said […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Sridevi's body brought to Mumbai, funeral on Wednesday

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi’s mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Her body was taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in a convoy. Tight security arrangements were in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ollywood mourns ‘Chaalbaaz’ Sridevi’s untimely demise

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away Saturday night following a cardiac arrest while she was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi Kapoor in Dubai. She was 54. The entire nation, Bollywood, Ollywood and the television industry is saddened by the sudden demise of the actress. Sridevi – An icon who immortalised Mr […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Five visually impaired cricketers from Odisha in probable Indian squad for World Cup

Bhubaneswar: Five visually impaired cricketers from Odisha have been named in the probable Indian team for the 5th ODI World Cup for the blind to be held in Dubai in January 2018. The Cricket Association for the Blind in India which announced the 44-member probable team today named Odisha’s Md Jafar, Pankaj Bhue, Sukhram Majhi, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
After Nottwil victory, Jayanti eyes Gold at Dubai Asian Youth Para Games

Puri: After bagging medals at the recently concluded Para Athletics Junior Championships at Nottwil in Switzerland, Jayanti Behera of Puri has set the Dubai Asian Youth Para Games as her next target. “When our national anthem was rendered in Switzerland, I felt immensely proud. I will also try to grab gold in Dubai Asian Youth […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
‘Dubai dream’ falls flat, 200 job seekers duped in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Around 200 people have allegedly fallen victim to a major job racket in Khurda district. According to reports, Mega Consultancy Tour and Travels has cheated Rs 30 lakh from various job aspirants by promising them lucrative jobs in the Gulf. The company had set up its office at Mukundaprasad and hatched a plan to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Five Odia labourers return home from Dubai

Bhubaneswar: The five Odia labourers who had gone to Dubai in search of work a year ago, finally reached Odisha today. The labourers, who were tortured since five months as the company in which they were working stopped their salary, were rescued with the help two NGOs. Talking to media persons after their arrival at […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Air India diverts flight to Mumbai after freak accident in TN

Trichy/Mumbai: The wheels of an Air India Express flight to Dubai from Tiruchirappalli or Trichy in Tamil Nadu hit the airport’s compound wall while taking off with 136 passengers on Friday. All passengers and crew are safe, an official said. The flight IX-611 which took off at around 1.20 a.m., was then diverted to Mumbai […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Asia Cup: Liton Das ton guide Bangladesh to 222 vs India

Dubai: Opener Liton Das’ brilliant century helped Bangladesh post 222/10 against India in the Asia Cup final match here on Friday. Bangladesh got off to a flying start but lack of support from the middle and lower order batsmen and some brilliant fielding from Indian players saw Bangladesh only managing to score a modest total. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India favourites vs Bangladesh in Asia Cup final

Dubai: Defending champions India are the favourites to lift the Asia Cup trophy for the record seventh time when they face a confident Bangladesh in the final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. For India, the last-ball draw against Afghanistan in their final Super Four encounter on Tuesday will serve as an […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Asia Cup: Malik, Sarfraz guide Pakistan to 237/7 against India

Dubai: Shoaib Malik’s disciplined innings along with useful contribution from Sarfraz Ahmed helped Pakistan post 237/7 against India in the Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Malik scored 78 runs in 90 balls and Sarfraz made 44 runs in 66 balls to forge a crucial […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Asia Cup: Rohit, Jadeja star in India's 7-wkt win over Bangladesh

Dubai: India dished out another comprehensive performance to thrash Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Skipper Rohit Sharma led India from the front with a fluent unbeaten half-century to overhaul the paltry target of 174 with more than […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

Dubai: A strong bowling performance followed by some power packed batting saw India thrash arch-rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Dubai: Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim’s career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually turned out be a pretty competitive total of 261 in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021