Tag: Dubai

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Lindsay Lohan designing her own island in Dubai

Dubai: Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan says that she is designing her own island, here and it will be called “Lohan Island”. During her appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” on January 12, the “Mean Girls” actress said that her plans to design one of the islands within The World Islands, an artificial archipelago of small islands […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Dhawan's wife, kids stopped in Dubai by airline

Cape Town: Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Friday slammed the Emirates Airlines for not allowing his wife and kids to catch the connecting flight from Dubai to South Africa. Dhawan and his India cricket team members touched South African soil in the morning. India will play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dubai BWF World Superseries Finals: Sindhu loses to Yamaguchi in summit clash

Dubai: Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s singles final of the season-ending BWF World Superseries Finals here on Sunday. Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu lost a hard-fought battle 21-15, 12-21, 19-21 in an hour and 34 minutes to world No.2 Yamaguchi at the Hamdan Sports Complex. With this […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dubai Safari: 14,000 visitors in first two days

Dubai: Dubai Safari, home to the diverse array of animals in the country, has attracted 14,000 visitors in the first two days since its soft opening on December 12. “Dubai Safari has been one of the most awaited attractions of the year. We are deeply overwhelmed by the response we are receiving following the park’s […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rohit, Axar climb in ICC ODI player rankings

Dubai: India opener Rohit Sharma took fifth spot while spinner Axar Patel clinched his career-best seventh rank on Monday as the two climbed in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) player rankings, after the recently concluded series victory against Australia. Sharma, who was awarded the man of the match in the fifth and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
S.P. Jain business school in Forbes top 20

New Delhi: S.P. Jain Global School of Global Management, which has campuses in Sydney, Singapore and Dubai apart from Mumbai, has been ranked among the top 20 institutes in the ‘Best International MBAs One-year programmes’ category of Forbes biennial rankings of business schools. The business school was ranked 16th in the rankings published earlier this week. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dubai to operate world's largest solar power project

Dubai: Dubai will implement the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project valued at 14.2 billion dirhams ($3.87 billion), UAE daily Gulfnews reported on Saturday. The CSP project will be implemented by Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa). And the largest single-site project will generate 700 megawatts (MW) of power when it is completed in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Massive fire rips through Dubai's Torch Tower

Dubai: A massive fire ripped through the 84-storeyed Torch Tower near Dubai Marina on Friday, for the second time in two years, the city’s Media Office said. The fire broke out at about 3.30 a.m., CNN quoted the Dubai Civil Defence as saying. It was put out after about two hours. Officials said the building […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Dubai roads 'turn red' to indicate speed limits

Dubai: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started colouring parts of the city roads in an eye-catching asphalt red to alert people to changes in speed limits. The experiment was carried out on Oud Metha Street near Bu Kadrah Interchange along the extension of Dubai-Al Ain Street, where the maximum speed limit was reduced […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Fire breaks out in Dubai building near Burj Khalifa

Dubai:A fire broke out on Sunday in a building near Dubai’s iconic skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa, officials said. The Dubai Media Office identified the building as The Address Residence Fountain Views — a three 60-storey tower complex that was expected to be completed by April 2018, Gulf News reported. The Dubai Civil Defence and Dubai […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Sunny Leone to endorse Dubai-based mobile brand

Dubai: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has been roped in as brand ambassador for Dubai-based mobile brand XTouch. “It gives me a great pleasure to be working with one of the most exciting consumer electronics brand in the Middle East. The brand represents premium quality and craftsmanship and comes loaded with user experience that makes its products […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Odisha Para Shuttler Pramod Bhagat Bags Bronze In Mixed Doubles, Enters Singles And Doubles Final

Bhubaneswar: Ace para shuttler of Odisha Pramod Bhagat has brought laurels for the country once again by clinching a bronze medal in the mixed doubles category of the third Dubai Para Badminton International Tournament 2021 in Dubai on Saturday. Pramod and his partner Palak Kohli had to content with the third place finish in the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Afghanistan pull-off thrilling tie against India in Asia Cup

Dubai: Afghanistan pulled off a thrilling tie against India in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup here on Tuesday, a fair result capping off their remarkable campaign in the competition. Needing seven off the final over, India had the match almost in the bag when Ravindra Jadeja (25 off 34) hit a four […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Port Blair, Srinagar rated most wallet-friendly holiday destinations by travel portal

New Delhi: Srinagar and Port Blair have seen the steepest drop in airfares, while Bangkok has replaced Dubai as the top trending holiday destination amongst Indian travellers, according to online travel marketplace Kayak. These findings are part of Kayak’s recently launched tool, Travel Hacker Guide, which provides rankings of the popular and top trending destinations, […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021