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IOC Athletes' Commission supports Olympics postponement
Geneva, March 25 (IANS) The IOC Athletes' Commission has expressed full support of the IOC's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games until 2021 after discussion within athlete community.
2020-03-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Athletics
WHO warns COVID-19 pandemic accelerating, urges int'l cooperation
Geneva, March 24 (IANS) The global coronavirus pandemic was accelerating, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, who urged the international community to pull together to tackle the outbreak.
2020-03-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Emirates to suspend majority of passenger flight ops
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Global Airline major Emirates will temporarily suspend majority of its passenger operations from March 25, due to the travel restrictions imposed by several countries to curb the spread of Covid-19.
2020-03-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
COVID-19: UAE suspends issuance of all visas
Dubai, March 14 (IANS) The UAE has suspended all visas to all foreigners, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders on Saturday. The suspension will be effective from March 17.
2020-03-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Board meet postponed; urgent matters to be discussed remotely: ICC
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said that it has decided to hold its board meeting, scheduled towards the end of March, over conference call only.
2020-03-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Board meet postponed; urgent matters to be discussed remotely: ICC
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said that it has decided to hold its board meeting, scheduled towards the end of March, over conference call only.
2020-03-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ALERT: No law to support you: SC observes as UP govt defends 'name and shame' posters
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2020-03-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,
Remains of 3rd Indian killed in UAE tanker fire repatriated
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The Consulate General of India in Dubai has repatriated the mortal remains of a third Indian who was killed in a fire on board an oil tanker off the coast of Sharjah on January 29.
2020-03-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Politics
WHO declares Covid-19 a pandemic but says no change in measures
Geneva, March 11 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday declared coronavirus disease as a pandemic, with its chief expressed his "deep concern" over "alarming levels of inaction" in combating the virus spread.
2020-03-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic, declares WHO
Geneva, March 11 (IANS) The coronavirus outbreak was Wednesday declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose chief expressed his "deep concern" over "alarming levels of inaction" in combating the virus spread.
2020-03-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Gulf stock markets plunge as oil cut deal fails, Aramco below offer price
Dubai, March 8 (IANS) Stock markets in the Gulf plunged as plans for a production cut between OPEC states and Russia fell apart which also dragged down the shares of Saudi oil giant, Aramco below the IPO price.
2020-03-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
Cancer-stricken Indian boy meets Dubai Crown Prince
Dubai, March 8 (IANS) A seven-year-old Indian boy suffering from third stage cancer met Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, following his post on social media that he wanted to see his "idol", a media report said.
2020-03-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Politics
Holi celebrations cancelled in Dubai due to COVID-19
Dubai, March 8 (IANS) Hindu temples in Dubai have cancelled the upcoming Holi celebrations and advised against playing with colours to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it was reported.
2020-03-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
World on verge of reaching 100,000 COVID-19 cases: WHO chief
Geneva, March 6 (IANS) A total of 98,023 COVID-19 cases have been reported globally so far, including 3,380 deaths, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said here on Friday, noting "we are now on the verge of reaching 100,000 confirmed cases".
2020-03-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Indian student in Dubai tests positive for Covid-19
Dubai, March 5 (IANS) An Indian student in Dubai has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, taking the total number of cases in the United Arab Emirates to 27, health authorities said.
2020-03-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Indian expat wins luxury car at Dubai raffle draw
Dubai, March 2 (IANS) An Indian expat has won a BMW luxury car in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Surprise Draw.
2020-03-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
ALERT: Nirbhaya case: Plea in Delhi HC seeks direction to NHRC to enquire about physical, mental condition of 4 death-row convicts
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2020-02-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,
Novak Djokovic keen to play in front of Indian fans
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tennis star Novak Djokovic has expressed interest to visit India soon. Speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Djokovic spoke about his desire to play in India and connect with millions of his fans in the country. He also conveyed his deepest gratitude towards all his fans in India for supporting both him and the sport.
2020-02-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Dubai sentences Indian cleaner to prison for stealing watches
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) A Dubai court has sentenced an Indian cleaner to one year in jail after he was found guilty of stealing as many as 86 expensive watches, worth over 8.3 million dirhams ($2 million).
2020-02-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
10PL-WC: India, Pakistan to clash yet again at Sharjah
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will once again go head to head at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah when an especially drawn-up India XI and Pakistan XI will clash against each other on the sidelines of the third edition of the 10PL-World Cup of tennis ball cricket tournament on March 11.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Dubai to jail 2 Indian workers for assaulting compatriot
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Dubai court has sentenced two Indian workers to two years in jail for assaulting a compatriot over financial disputes. They were also convicted of theft and sexual assault, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Pak man faces trial in Dubai for trying to steal from Indian
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) A Pakistani expat is facing trial at a Dubai court for allegedly trying to snatch a gold necklace off an Indian woman, it was reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Window of opportunity to curb COVID-19 spread narrowing: WHO
Geneva, Feb 22 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the window of opportunity to contain the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic was narrowing, urging the international community to act quickly before it completely closes.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Sania loses in women's doubles 2nd round in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign at the Dubai Open came to an end on Wednesday after she and her French partner Caroline Garcia lost 2-6, 4-6 in the second round against fifth seeds Saisai Zheng of China and Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Bowling action of US' Nisarg Patel found to be illegal
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Nisarg Patel of the US to be illegal and as such he has has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sania Mirza reaches women's doubles pre-quarters in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her French partner Caroline Garcia advanced to the women's doubles second round at the Dubai Open after a hard-fought first round win on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Indian expat falls to death near construction site in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian youth from Kerala, allegedly fell to death from a residential apartment here, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Fit-again Sania to return to action at Dubai Open
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) Returning from a calf injury, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza is set to take part in the ongoing Dubai Open on Wednesday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Up for challenge at T20 World Cup: NZ captain Sophie Devine
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine has said that like every other team, they will also go into the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup with a goal to play the final at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 8 and ultimately win the coveted trophy.
2020-02-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Best edition of Dubai shopping festival yet!
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANSlife) The 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the longest running festival of its kind, has come to an end and this year it has been confirmed as the most successful edition to date.
2020-02-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,IANS Life
India fined for slow over-rate in final T20I against NZ
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) India have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against New Zealand in the fifth and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.
2020-02-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UAE confirms 5th coronavirus case
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed its fifth case of the novel coronavirus in a man from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly outbreak.
2020-02-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Ngidi, Shamsi pass fitness tests for England ODIs
Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS) South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi, spinner Tabraiz Shamsi and all-rounder Jon-Jon Smuts are back in contention for the one-day international series against England, which begins on February 4.
2020-01-31
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Great Indian Run in Dubai to support kids
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) A mini marathon named the Great Indian Run 2020 will be held in Dubai on Friday, the organisers announced.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Labuschagne a 'duplicate' of Smith, says ICC
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) The ICC's official Twitter handle on Saturday called Australian Marnus Labuschagne a duplicate of compatriot and former skipper Steve Smith. In the ongoing social challenge, where users share a four-photo mosaic of profile photos from different social media handles, the ICC used three different photos of Steve Smith indicating different profile pictures for Linkedin, Facebook and Instagram.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UAE begins India's Republic Day celebrations
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) As Indian expats geared up to celebrate their country's Republic Day on Sunday, the Indian consulate in Dubai has already started the celebrations in advance by conducting several cultural performances and shows.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Mens T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India.
2020-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Stokes wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after a fabulous 12 months that saw him play a decisive role in team's dramatic victory at the World Cup 2019 along with a host of other memorable performances.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICC Awards 2019: Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket, Rohit named ODI player
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) Star Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have won big at the ICC Awards for the year 2019, which were announced on Wednesday. While Kohli walked away with the Spirit of Cricket Award, Rohit was named ODI Player of the Year.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian expat in Dubai records 1,000 songs in 1,000 days
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has completed her record bid to sing 1,000 songs in 1,000 days, with all songs written, composed, sung and recorded entirely by her, a media report said.
2020-01-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Buttler fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS) England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fifth day of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
2020-01-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian businessman dies during holiday in Dubai
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) An Indian businessman died during a holiday in Dubai, a media report said.
2020-01-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Man jailed in UAE for attacking Indian woman, child
Sharjah, Jan 6 (IANS) A criminal court here has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for stabbing an Indian woman and her seven-year-old daughter multiple times in a lift of a building and also for the murder of another person.
2020-01-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
I want to act in a movie after I retire: Ronaldo
Dubai, Dec 29 (IANS) Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo wants to try his skills in acting once he is done playing football.
2019-12-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Indian visitor found dead in UAE hotel room
Dubai, Dec 29 (IANS) Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an investigation into the death of an Indian visitor, who was found dead in a hotel room in Sharjah, a media report said on Sunday.
2019-12-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Body of Indian student who died in Dubai crash repatriated
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) The body of one of the two Indian students, who were killed in a car crash in Duba, was repatriated on a flight he was booked to fly home alive, a media report said on Friday.
2019-12-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
2 Indian students die in Dubai road accident
Dubai, Dec 26 (IANS) Two Indian students were killed in a horrific road accident in Dubai on Christmas Day, it was reported on Thursday.
2019-12-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Mandhana in ICC women's ODI, T20I teams of the year
Dubai, Dec 17 (IANS) Left-handed Indian opener Smriti Mandhana has grabbed a spot in both ICC Women's ODI, T20I teams of the year. Mandhana has played 51 ODIs and 66 T20Is in which she has scored 2,025 and 1,451 runs, respectively.
2019-12-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FIFA confirms four bids for 2023 Women's World Cup
Geneva, Dec 14 (IANS) FIFA has confirmed that it has received bids from Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.
2019-12-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Indian girl dead after falling from Sharjah building
Sharjah, Dec 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian girl died after falling from the 10th floor of a building in Sharjah, police said.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora