Abu Dhabi

  • Director Siddharth Anand beefs up security on 'Bang Bang' set in Abu Dhabi 13-05-2014 12:51 PM

    Mumbai: Director Siddharth Anand is ensuring tight security during the Abu Dhabi schedule of "Bang Bang". He has not just called for close to 30 security personnel on the set, but has also requested crew members to deposit their mobile phones at a counter before coming for the shoot. A...
  • Snapshot: SRK pulls an all-nighter in Abu Dhabi; posts a photo on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, has been very busy these days. Slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, Khan has been burning the midnight oil, rehearsing for the show. He posted a photo of himself...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode VII' to shoot in Abu Dhabi 11-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Los Angeles: JJ Abrams will reportedly shoot 'Star Wars: Episode VII' in Abu Dhabi. He will probably recreate Tatooine, the desert planet home of Anakin and Luky Skywalker, in the country by mid-May, said the Hollywood Reporter. The desert planet appeared as a location in every Star Wars movie except...
  • Indian woman dies after falling off Abu Dhabi tower 06-03-2014 09:01 PM

    Dubai: An Indian woman fell to her death from the 18th floor of a high-rise in Abu Dhabi. The woman died after falling off the 18th floor of Liwa Tower in Al Falah Street on Tuesday afternoon. "I was walking nearby when I heard a big thud. It was really...
  • Death penalty for 'most stupid' Indian killer in UAE 01-02-2014 11:17 AM

    Dubai: An Indian man, described by his lawyer as the "most stupid" person he has encountered in 40 years, has been sentenced to death by a UAE court for murdering a maid. The man, who worked as a cook for a UAE government official, beat the maid, who he had...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar finishes 10th; Shiv Kapur 37th at Abu Dhabi 19-01-2014 06:31 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar was unable to turn on the magic, which brought him into contention on the third, as he slipped to a three-over 75 on the final day and dropped from second position to tied 10th at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship here today. Bhullar, starting the...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar tied third with Mickelson at Abu Dhabi 18-01-2014 08:04 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar has a fair chance of staking his claim on Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf as the Indian golfer today carded a flawless six-under 66 to move to tied third place after the penultimate round of the European Tour event here. Playing in his first event of the...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar is best Indian at tied 13th in Abu Dhabi 17-01-2014 07:45 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Gaganjeet Bhullar, playing his first season as a full member of the European Tour, struck a purple patch in the middle of the second round to move to a fine tied 13th place at the midway stage of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championships here on Friday. Bhullar,...
  • Strong start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Abu Dhabi 16-01-2014 06:36 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Jeev Milkha Singh opened the new season with a three-under 69 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf on Thursday. Of the other two Indians in the fray, Shiv Kapur returning to the Tour after a gap of a year shot one-under 71 and Gaganjeet...
  • Misbah praises match-turner Angelo Mathews 04-01-2014 09:05 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq praised his counterpart Angelo Mathews for his fightback which earned Sri Lanka a respectable draw in the first test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Mathews hit a career-best 157 not out following his 91 in the first knock to help Sri Lanka avert a...
  • Angelo Mathews' century takes Sri Lanka out of danger 03-01-2014 10:55 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Debutant fast bowler Bilawal Bhatti dismissed experienced duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in consecutive deliveries as Pakistan strengthened their hold on the first Test against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Left-arm paceman Junaid...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 02-01-2014 10:56 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Pakistan rode on centuries by Younis Khan and captain Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the second day of the first Test on a healthy 327 for 4 and 123-run lead against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Younis hit 19...
  • Novak Djokovic beats David Ferrer to win Abu Dhabi final 28-12-2013 10:16 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten record in Abu Dhabi by beating David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to win his third straight World Tennis Championship title. Djokovic, who finished the year with a 24-match winning streak on the ATP tour since losing the US Open final to Rafael...
  • Umar Gul is still not fit enough to return to Test cricket: Waqar 28-12-2013 10:05 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis feels that veteran pacer Umar Gul is still not fully fit to play in the Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Abu Dhabi from December 31st. "I don't think he (Gul) is ready to play in the Tests so soon after his knee...
  • 5th ODI: Dinesh Chandimal earns consolation win for Sri Lanka 28-12-2013 01:25 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Dinesh Chandimal notched a half century for the first time in 11 months and carried Sri Lanka to a thrilling two-wicket victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international on Friday. Chandimal, who scored his last ODI fifty against Australia in January, made a composed unbeaten...
  • Rafael Nadal loses to David Ferrer in Abu Dhabi 27-12-2013 11:19 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Novak Djokovic overcame Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to enter the final of the Mubadala Championship for the third time in three years on Friday, but he won't be facing top-ranked Rafael Nadal. Djokovic beat Tsonga 7-6 (5), 6-3 in 74 minutes to set up a repeat of last year's final...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI 25-12-2013 04:08 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka op to bat. Trailing 1-2 in the five-match series, Sri Lanka must beat Pakistan who have opted to go in with an unchanged eleven. Pakistan have appeared the more confident team in the first three games,...
  • Alonso cleared after precautionary checks 04-11-2013 12:02 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso had precautionary checks in hospital after hurting his back on a heavy jolt over the kerbs at the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. A team spokesman said he had been given the all-clear. "I still have all my teeth after the impact,"...
  • Vettel has more records in sight after latest win 04-11-2013 11:05 AM

    Abu Dhabi: World champion Sebastian Vettel is not finished with Formula One's record books just yet. His dominant win in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was his seventh in a row - matching Michael Schumacher's feat in 2004 - and 11th of the season that leaves him 130 points clear...
  • Raikkonen's Abu Dhabi race over at first corner 04-11-2013 10:08 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Kimi Raikkonen's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix lasted only seconds on Sunday with last year's race winner parking his Lotus and retiring after a first corner collision. A weekend that started badly for the Finn, relegated to the back of the grid after his car failed a post-qualifying inspection...
  • Force India's Di Resta finishes sixth, Sutil 10th in Abu Dhabi GP 04-11-2013 09:34 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Paul Di Resta delivered a great result for Sahara Force India by finishing sixth, his second-best of the season, while Adrian Sutil came 10th in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, here on Sunday. Going in with a one-stop strategy from P11 on the grid, Di Resta managed his...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for 7th straight victory 03-11-2013 09:00 PM

    Abu Dhabi: World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in dominant fashion Sunday to clinch a seventh straight victory and 11th of the season. Although the German had already clinched his fourth consecutive world title at the Indian GP last weekend, he pledged there would be no...
  • Kimi Raikkonen sent to back of Abu Dhabi grid 03-11-2013 09:27 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Kimi Raikkonen was sent to the back of the grid at the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday after his Lotus failed a post-qualifying inspection. Stewards said in a statement that the Finn, who had qualified fifth at Yas Marina and is third in a championship...
  • Force India's Di Resta qualifies 12th for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 02-11-2013 10:56 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India endured a very competitive qualifying session for Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Paul di Resta will start the race from 12th place while Adrian Sutil was way back in 18th position on the grid. Sutil's fastest lap of 1:42.051 could not took him beyond...
  • Mark Webber takes pole position at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 02-11-2013 07:58 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Mark Webber beat Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel's time at the end of qualifying Saturday to take pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The veteran Australian is competing in his final season in Formula One and still looking for his first win of 2013. He aims...
  • Vettel fastest in final Abu Dhabi practice 02-11-2013 05:20 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Sebastian Vettel wrapped up practice for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with his name on top of the leaderboard in yet another Red Bull one-two. The newly-crowned quadruple world champion, sporting a new helmet with the Roman numerals IV on top, lapped the Yas...
  • Riled Raikkonen angry with Lotus over lack of pay 01-11-2013 11:28 PM

    Abu Dhabi: In a rare outburst, Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen on Friday criticised the team for not paying his salary this season and threatened to skip the final two races of the season in protest. Speaking after the second practice session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the former F1...
  • Sebastian Vettel fastest in second practice at Abu Dhabi 01-11-2013 08:34 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the second practice session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. In cooler evening temperatures, the German clocked a best lap of 1 minute, 41.335 seconds to finish .155 ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and...
  • Grosjean fastest in 1st practice at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 01-11-2013 04:26 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. The Frenchman has finished third in each of his past three races and clocked a best lap of 1 minute, 44.241 seconds in hot temperatures to finish...