Tag: Uae

UAE Standby Venue For T20 World Cup: BCCI

New Delhi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been named as standby for the T20 World Cup in case the worsening Covid-19 situation does not improve in India, a top…

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
2 Saudi Arabia oil tankers 'sabotaged' near UAE

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in attacks it described as posing a threat to the security of global oil supplies. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that the incident near Fujairah port, in the Gulf just outside […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
'Online beggar' in UAE makes $50,000 in 17 days

Dubai: A woman in the UAE has been arrested here for conning people into giving her $50,000 (183,500 dirhams) by promoting herself as a victim of a failed marriage on social media platforms and asking for money to support her children, officials said. The woman duped several people with her posts on Facebook, Instagram and […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
IMA to train UAE army officers, soldiers

Dehradun: Spear-heading India’s outreach to the Middle East in defence cooperation, the Indian Military Academy (IMA) will train the United Arab Emirates (UAE) troopers. As part of the programme a 20-member UAE contingent reached the IMA on Wednesday, IMA spokesman Lt Col Amit Dagar said, here on Thursday. The 7-week training, between July 18 and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The search operations were carried out after a Special NIA court granted those 16 suspects’ custody to the NIA for eight days. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Saudi-led coalition launches airstrike in Yemen

Aden: The Saudi Arabia-led coalition on Sunday launched an airstrike on a military site in Yemen’s port city of Aden, a government official said. “The Saudi-led airstrike was a warning message to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) forces that they must stop attacking government institutions in Aden,” the official told Xinhua news agency. The number […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Indian Expats In UAE Open Collection Centres Of Flood-Hit Kerala

Dubai: Indian expats in the UAE have come together to help thousands of families displaced in Kerala due to the massive floods that have claimed 88 lives, according to a media report. Forty-two people are still reported to be missing in Kerala. Over 2.52 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,332 relief camps across the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Kashmir in backdrop as Modi visits France, UAE, Bahrain

New Delhi: India will seek to reinvigorate its relations with three countries that backed India openly over the Kashmir issue — France, UAE and Bahrain, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the three this week. France, which has backed India in the UN Security Council over its moves to bring in development into Kashmir through […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
PM Modi launches RuPay card in UAE

Abu Dhabi: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the RuPay Card, an Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa, in the UAE on Saturday and brought 1 kg of laddoo using the card. The United Arab Emirates is the first country in the Middle East where the RuPay card has been launched. Twelve major […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
'UAE told Pak not to make Kashmir Muslims an issue'

Karachi: The UAE has told Pakistan not to make Kashmir’s Muslims an issue, leading journalist Hamid Mir has said. Appearing in a Geo TV news show on Wednesday, he said that highly-placed sources in the Pakistani leadership had told him of the UAE’s stand. Mir also said that he had been told that the Saudi […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
'Reports Of Kashmir Not Being An 'Ummah' Issue Speculation'

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal on Thursday dismissed media reports which claimed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministers, during their recent trip to Pakistan, had told the government that Kashmir was “not a Muslim ummah related issue”. He termed the media reports as ‘speculation’. According to Pakistani media […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
First UAE Astronaut Enters ISS

Dubai: Hazzaa AlMansoori has become the first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enter the International Space Station (ISS) after the Soyuz spacecraft carrying him and two others successfully docked at the ISS. AlMansoori, 35, headed to space with Russian commander Oleg Skripochka and Nasa astronaut Jessica Meir on Wednesday onboard a Soyuz […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
13 kg Gold Seized In Odisha Was Smuggled From Foreign Countries

Rourkela: A day after the officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recovered nearly 13 kg gold while it was being transported in Howrah-Mumbai Jnaneswari Express, it has come to the fore that the gold was being smuggled from countries like UAE, Dubai, China, Bangaldesh and Myanmar to India. As per reports, the two accused […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Diwali Preparations In Full Swing In UAE

Dubai: Diwali preparations were in full swing across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as Indian expats were readying to celebrate the ‘festival of lights’ on Sunday. City-wide celebrations including fireworks, diya-lighting ceremony, Bollywood dance performances, festive markets, and an exclusive show called Haathi’s Garden debuted in Dubai on Thursday, the Khaleej Times reported on Friday. […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Big B Unwell, Skips Sharjah Book Fair

Mumbai: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan could not grace the Sharjah Book Fair this year owing to health issues. The Bachchan fans in the UAE who were eagerly waiting to catch a glimpse of their star, were left disheartened. Announcing the news, a statement from the book fair’s management read that Amitabh Bachchan was “unable to […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021