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Tag: United Arab Emirates

Indian Industry Welcomes India-UAE Trade Pact
Indian Industry Welcomes India-UAE Trade Pact

The India-UAE CEPA is the first bilateral trade accord concluded by the UAE, and is also India's first bilateral trade agreement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

UAE Indians
COVID-19: Over 32,000 Indians In UAE Register To Return Home

Abu Dhabi: More than 32,000 Indians in the UAE, who wish to return home amidst the coronavirus lockdown, have registered with the Indian missions here on day one of the opening of the online registration process, according to a media report. On Wednesday night, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi announced the details of data […]

Indian Runs From Abu Dhabi To Dubai In 27 Hours

Abu Dhabi: An Indian ultra-marathon runner, known as the ‘Barefoot Mallu’ ran solo from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, covering a total distance of 118 km in 27 hours to inspire the youth of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to make fitness a priority, it was reported. Bengaluru-based Aakash Nambiar, 30, a native of Kerala, began […]

UAE Approves 5-Year Multi-Entry Visa For Tourists

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry visa for foreign tourists. The decision was made on Monday during the UAE Cabinet’s first meeting of this year chaired by Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Xinhua news agency reporting citing local media as saying. […]

UAE Extends $200m Aid To Pakistan For Economic Projects

Islamabad: The United Arab Emirates has extended USD 200 million aid to cash-strapped Pakistan for the development of the small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. The announcement came after Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan concluded his one-day visit to the country on Thursday. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Finance Adviser to […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Dubai's Princess Haya flees UAE with money, kids: Reports

London: Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai’s billionaire ruler, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with 31 million pounds and their two children following the break-up of their marriage. According to media reports, the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum — the Vice President and Prime Minister […]

International Crude Oil Prices Decline After Trump Tests COVID-19 Positive
India faces challenge to replace Iran oil: Report

Mumbai:India depends on Iran for nearly 10 per cent of its oil requirements, with the US sanction drying this source by May 2, the country’s macroeconomic situation may go for a tailspin if an alternative is not found immediately. India will have to increase its dependence on oil imports from OPEC nations such as Saudi […]

UAE awards Modi highest civilian honour

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has conferred its highest civilian honour, the Zayed Medal, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi was honoured by President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in appreciation of the Indian leader’s role in consolidating the long-standing friendship and joint strategic cooperation between the two countries, WAM news agency […]

First foreign space agency opens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: The French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a representative office here of the French space agency, the first of its kind in the country. The announcement was made on Sunday during a ceremony attended by the visiting President of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiale (CNES), Jean-Yves Le Gall, and […]

UAE extends $100 mn for Kerala rebuilding: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended $100 million as financial assistance to rebuild the flood-ravaged state. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to hundreds of thousands of Keralites, has informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi that it would be providing $100 million for Kerala, Vijayan […]

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 […]

India clubbed with UAE, Thailand and Bahrain in Asian Cup

Dubai: The Indian football team were on Friday clubbed with hosts United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup, the official draw for which was held at the Armani Hotel Ballroom at the iconic Burj Khalifa here. India captain Sunil Chhetri, Iranian legend Ali Daei, iconic Chinese player Sun […]

UAE, Malaysia conclude joint military exercise

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia concluded “Desert Tiger 5” joint military exercise aimed at sharing expertise and enhancing joint military actions. Deputy Commander of the UAE land forces Brigadier Saeed Rashid Al Shehi and Malaysian Army Chief General Dato’ Sri Zulkiple bin Hj Kassim attended the conclusion ceremony of the joint military […]

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 […]

UAE condemns mass shooting in Las Vegas

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Monday, which left at least 50 people dead. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed the UAE’s condemnation of the incident in a statement reaffirming the country’s firm position against terrorism and violence in their various forms. […]

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 […]

Maradona named Al-Fujairah's coach

Buenos Aires: Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has been named the coach of United Arab Emirates outfit Al-Fujairah. The 56-year-old confirmed he agreed to a deal with the second division club in a Facebook post on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency. “I want to tell you that I am the new coach of Al-Fujairah SC,” […]

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Sharjah Ruler inaugurates mobile clinic for elderly

Sharjah: Sharjah’s Ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi inaugurated a mobile clinic for the elderly at the University of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Sultan was briefed during the inaugural ceremony on Wednesday by Qutaiba Hamid Al Khaili, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, about the mechanism of the clinic and its services […]

G7 foreign ministers
G7 foreign ministers, allies discuss Syria

Damascus: G7 foreign ministers, along with their counterparts from Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Qatar on Tuesday discussed the Syria conflict. The meeting was convened in an extraordinary session to study the situation after the chemical attack allegedly by the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regime on April 4 against Jan Shijun in the northern […]

De Villiers, Behardien take South Africa to 341/6

Wellington: Skipper A.B. de Villiers (82-ball 99) and Farhaan Behardien (64 not out in 31 balls) powered South Africa to 341/6 in 50 overs against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool A game at the Westpac Stadium here on Thursday. Continuing his rich form, de Villiers flayed the UAE bowlers and […]

Pakistan beat UAE for second World Cup win

Overall team performance helped Pakistan beat the United Arab Emirates by 129 runs in a Pool B game to stay in contention for the World Cup knockouts