Tag: Uae

Odia youth found dead in Dubai; family alleges murder

Bhubaneswar:  Four months after an Odia youth fell to his death at a construction site in United Arab Emirates (UAE), a young labourer from the State was found dead in his room in Dubai on Friday. As per reports, the youth identified as Sribindu Maiti, who had been working in Dubai for the last two […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
ED questions extradited Agusta co-accused Saxena, lobbyist Talwar

New Delhi: Hours after the extradition of Rajiv Saxena the co-accused in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland case, and corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar to India from UAE, an Enforcement Directorate (ED) team started their questioning. The interrogation started around 4 a.m. soon after they were brought to its office here, a senior ED official said. Both would […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Dubai court charges Indian man for abusing ex-female employer

Dubai: A 30-year-old Indian man has been charged by a court here after he allegedly made online and telephonic threats and verbally abused his former boss, an Uzbek businesswoman. The man, working as a sales executive, threatened the complainant that he would destroy her life and circulate inappropriate messages of her, according to the public […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Saudi Arabia bans produce from Kerala

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from Kerala amid concerns over the deadly Nipah virus outbreak. The Nipah virus itself can cause encephalitis – a dangerous swelling of the brain – and common symptoms vary from none to elevated fevers, cough, headache, shortness of breath and confusion, the Gulf […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
We can qualify for the knockout stages: Indian Football Coach Stephen Constantine

Dubai: Moments after the Indian football team were drawn in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, head coach Stephen Constantine stated that India can “qualify to the knock-out stage” of the Continental championship. “I think it’s a group from where we can qualify to the knock-out stage. I won’t say it’s an […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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
UAE, Saudi Arabia introduce VAT

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced the Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time from Monday. It is a five per cent tax on most goods and services to boost revenue. The VAT will be applied on food, clothes, electronics and gasoline, phone, water and electricity bills, as well as […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Twenty-over cricket too long? Here comes T10 league at Sharjah

Dubai: Come December 21, the iconic Sharjah stadium in the United Arab Emirates will reverberate to the thwack of leather on willow. But with a difference. Thanks to the initiative from the UAE-based business tycoon and sports lover Shaji Ul Mulk, the venue will host the first ever 10 overs cricket league. The ten-over per […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
India on verge of AFC Asian Cup qualification

Bengaluru: India will eye a win against Macau in order to virtually qualify for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2019 here on Wednesday. The 107th placed India have recorded a cent per cent win in the third round qualifiers, defeating lower ranked teams Kyrgyz Republic (128) and Myanmar (157) earlier by solitary goal […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UAE to cut oil production by 139,000 barrels

Dubai: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Energy Suhail Al-Mazrouei said on Sunday UAE is to cut oil production by 139,000 barrels per day in November in line with an Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decision. The state-owned company Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has decided to cut its production for November, reflecting […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UAE to implement excise tax from October 1

Dubai: The UAE Excise Tax Law is set to come into effect from October 1, the Director-General of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) said on Wednesday. The move aims to “propel the United Arab Emirates to the highest ranks on global competitiveness indicators”, Khalid Ali Al-Bustani said in a media briefing. The excise tax will […]

  • 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
UAE relaxes visa rules for Indians

New Delhi: The UAE on Thursday announced a relaxation in visa rules for Indians, which it said was part of the strengthening of bilateral ties. In a statement, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna said the UAE cabinet on Wednesday (September 13) decided to grant visa on arrival to Indian passport holders with […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
India beat Macau in AFC Asian Cup football qualifier

Macau: India took a giant step towards qualification for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2019, registering a 2-0 win over Macau in an away match at the Olympic Stadium here on Tuesday. In a one-sided contest, substitute Balwant Singh scored a brace with […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Mona Biswarupa Mohanty
Odisha Artist Gets UAE's Golden Visa

Mona Biswarupa Mohanty, an artist from Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, has received the UAE's coveted 'golden visa' or long-term residence visa for 10 years.

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021