Tag: Dubai

Kohli end England series as world's best, Cook signs off at 10th spot

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli ended the England tour as the number-one ranked batsman in world despite failing in his last innings while just retired England opener Alastair Cook signed off from international cricket on a remarkable note, moving into the top-10 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. Cook was adjudged Player of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Man beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft

Lucknow :  A man was beaten to death by a mob in Bareilly district in Uttar Pradesh early on Thursday on suspicion of stealing their cattle, police said. The deceased was identified as Shahrukh Khan (20), who worked as a tailor in Dubai and had come home for Eid. Superintendent of Police Abhinandan Singh said […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sania sets sights on 2020 Olympics

Dubai: Out of action for a long period with a chronic knee injury and now her first pregnancy, ace Indian player Sania Mirza is hopeful of hitting the tennis court for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In a recent interview to Gulf News, former Doubles World No.1 Sania, who is likely to become a mother in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kabaddi Masters: Formidable India favourites against South Korea

Dubai: World Champions India will aim to enter the final with a big win when they face South Korea in the second semi-final of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Friday. India has had a dream run in the six-nation tournament, winning all their four group matches a with big […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kabaddi Masters: India thrash lackluster Pakistan to enter semis

Dubai: India sealed the semi-final spot, thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan 41-17 in Group A match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Monday. This was India’s third consecutive win in this six-nation tournament and second win against Pakistan. Men-in-Blue will now face Kenya in a dead rubber on Tuesday. It seemed […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India thrash newbies Kenya in Kabaddi Masters

Dubai: India continued their dominance at the Kabaddi Masters as they overpowered Kenya 48-19 in their second Group A match at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Saturday. India were brilliant in both offence and defence while Kenya struggled to hold India’s tsumani of points. Left-corner Girish Maruti, Monu Goyat, Rishank made it look […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Bengal to export mangoes to Dubai

Kolkata: West Bengal has produced around nine lakh tonnes of mangoes this year and is also set to export them to Dubai and Hong Kong, said a senior minister on Saturday. The produce comes despite the inclement weather and the fruit’s consumption remains unaffected by the scare of the Nipah virus. “This year’s mango production […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Tripura starts exporting 'Queen' pineapples to Dubai

Agartala: Tripura’s ‘Queen’ variety pineapples are finally on their way to Dubai with Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday flagging off a one tonne consignment — the first. The exquisite variety of fruit, known for being juicy and sweet, was sent on a SpiceJet aircraft via New Delhi. The private airliner last month signed […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Indian on trial for molesting child in Dubai

Dubai: A 46-year-old Indian worker has gone on trial here after he allegedly molested a 5-year-old girl, the media reported on Thursday. According to the public prosecution records, the unidentified Indian man molested the Iranian girl while she was playing outside her house in Dubai’s Al Barsha, the Khaleej Times reported. The girl’s father told […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Deal reached to sell Sahara's NY Plaza Hotel for $600 million: Reports

New York: A Dubai investment group and a New York real estate company have reached a deal to buy the majority stake owned by Subrata Roy’s Sahara Group in the New York Plaza Hotel for $600 million, according to media reports. The prospective buyers have seven weeks to close the deal, real estate newspaper Real […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Opened bathroom door at 8pm to find Sridevi dead, Boney recounts to friend Nahta

Mumbai: As the mystery around Sridevi’s sudden demise last week continued, her husband and film producer Boney Kapoor has opened up — perhaps for the first time to a friend — about his unscheduled trip to see his wife in Dubai, how they hugged and kissed when he surprised her and how he found her […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sridevi's death: Dubai prosecutor closes case, body handed over

Dubai: Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor drowned in her bathtub after losing consciousness and the case had been closed after investigation, Dubai Prosecutor’s office said. The body was handed over to her bereaved family. No foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators leading to closure of the case A tweet from the official feed of the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sridevi's last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Dubai: Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, was getting ready at a hotel room in Dubai for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor before she suffered a cardiac arrest which led to her sudden demise, a media report said on Monday. Boney flew back from Mumbai and went to her room at the Jumeirah Emirates […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sridevi's body to be brought back in Anil Ambani's aircraft

Mumbai: In a moving gesture, Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft to Dubai to bring back Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor’s body to India later on Sunday, sources said. The 13-seater private jet, (Embraer-135BJ) belonging to Reliance Transport & Travel Ltd, left Mumbai for Dubai around 1.30 pm on Sunday. “It is expected […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Actress Sridevi passes away

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi has passed away, a family member said. She was 54. The actress, who was in Dubai for a family function, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest. Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi’s brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told IANS: “Yes, it is true.” Sanjay, however, could not reveal more details as […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021