Tag: Dubai

Flights from Bhubaneswar to Dubai, Sharjah soon

Bhubaneswar: After the launch of flight services to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, air travelers will soon be able to enjoy flight connectivity to Dubai and Sharjah from the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, Indigo has already finalised its route plan for direct air connectivity to Dubai from November 1. However, the […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Body of Odisha youth killed in Dubai reaches Bhubaneswar after Jay Panda's intervention

Bhubaneswar: The mortal remains of Odia youth, Debasish Jena, who died under mysterious circumstances in Dubai last month, arrived at the Bhubaneswar airport today following the intervention of former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. It is pertinent to mention here that the family members of the deceased Odia youth had sought help from the former […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Fire breaks out at Dubai's Marina Tower

One of the world's tallest buildings in Dubai's Marina district caught fire Saturday as thousands of residents were evacuated from the Marina Torch and adjacent buildings

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh dies in Dubai

Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh, who is best remembered for his performances in films like 'Garm Hava', 'Shatranj Ke Khiladi', 'Chashme Buddoor' and 'Kissi Se Na Kehna', died after suffering a heart attack here

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Op-Ed: Leave Sridevi’s Family Alone To Mourn Her Death

Grief has yielded place to vicarious curiosity. Just when everyone thought the customary round of mourning, breast-beating and obituaries had been done with comes the startling revelation that Sridevi, the Bollywood heartthrob of the 1980s and 90s, died of ‘accidental drowning’ and not cardiac arrest as initially believed. For good measure, the forensic report added […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Gold worth Rs 24 lakh seized from woman at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: The Air Intelligence unit of the Customs department today seized gold weighing 707 grams from a woman flier who arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport from Dubai. Sources said value of the gold seized from the woman is worth nearly Rs 24 lakh. The Customs officials seized the gold from a bag carried […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
UAE Odia Society lends helping hand to Odisha labourers stranded in Dubai

Dubai: The Odia Society based in the United Arab Emirates has come forward to help more than 40 Odia labourers who have been stranded in the gulf country. According to information, more than 40 labourers from Khallikote area of Ganjam district had gone to Dubai through an agent in search of work around three months […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Behind the scenes: Look into SRK'S Dubai adventure

Dubai: A behind-the-scenes video from promotional campaign of Dubai Tourism gives an interesting sneak-peak into superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s adventure into the city. https://www.instagram.com/p/BvJDuX7ARZy/ The 53-year-old superstar has been featuring in a series of videos that are part of Dubai Tourism’s #BeMyGuest campaign. https://www.instagram.com/p/BvQw8hWgmR6/ The two-minute video starts with the picturesque locales of Dubai and Shah […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
10 Odia labourers trapped, exploited in Dubai; families cry for repatriation

Bhubaneswar: At least ten labourers from different parts of Odisha, who had gone to work in Dubai after being lured by a company agent have been left stranded in the foreign shores for over a month now. Narrating their ordeal through a video footage, the labourers have alleged that they are being tortured, and forced […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
12 Indians among 17 killed in Dubai accident

Dubai: As many as 12 Indians were among the 17 people who were killed when a tourist bus from Oman rammed into a signboard in Dubai, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar confirmed today. Nine others, including the bus driver, have been severely injured and are being treated in the city’s Rashid Hospital. The External Affairs […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
OTV Impact: Formalities begin for return of Odisha labourers stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar: The stranded Odia labourers in Dubai will finally return home after the intervention of the Indian government. On May 30, the matter was first brought to light by OTV, which reported that 10 labourers from Odisha are stranded in Dubai. When the matter was flagged on Twitter, External Affairs minister S.Jaishankar had intervened and […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
OTV Impact: Nine Odia labourers stranded in Dubai return to India

Bhubaneswar: Almost a month after OTV telecast showing plight of ten Odia labourers stranded in Dubai, nine of them were brought back to India with the help of Ministry of External Affairs. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi and other BJP leaders of Odisha today welcomed the rescued labourers in New Delhi today. Sources said, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Jay Panda seeks repatriation of 17 Odisha youths stranded in Dubai

Bhubaneswar: After successfully ensuring repatriation of Odisha youths stranded outside India on multiple occasions, BJP’s national vice-president Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has once again written to the Indian Consul General in Dubai requesting repatriation of 17 labourers from the State. As per reports, all the labourers had departed for Dubai on November 4 last year through […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
6 Odia Migrant Labourers Stranded In Dubai Return Home

Bhubaneswar: Six of the 18 Odia migrant workers stranded in Dubai have returned to Odisha today following intervention by BJP National Vice President Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. As per reports, after the return of the labourers Kalia Jena, Pabitra Mallick, Tuna Mallick, Dibakar Nahaka, Raju Gauda and Santanu Palai, their family members have thanked Jay Panda. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Pakistani Quran Teacher In UAE Helps Two Indians Duped By Travel Agent

Dubai: Indo-Pak tensions has not deterred a Pakistani Quran teacher to come to the rescue of two stranded Indians in the UAE since May this year after they were duped by their travel agent, media report said on Monday. Mohammed Usman and Sivakumar, who hail from Kerala and Tamil Nadu respectively, approached the travel agent […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021