DUBAI

  • Cricket league in Dubai comes under the scanner January 10, 2014

    The ICC and BCCI have disapproved a proposed 7star league in Dubai, reportedly promoted by Rhiti Sports that also manages Indian captain MS Dhoni. ...
  • Dubai celebrates New Year with record setting display of fireworks January 1, 2014

    Dubai has ushered in 2014 with more than half a million fireworks spectacle, breaking the world record for the largest such display ever, Guinness World records said. Ten months in planning, over 500,000 fireworks were used during the display on the New Year's Eve which lasted around six minutes, with...
  • Watch: 10th Dubai International Film Festival December 30, 2013

    For its recently concluded tenth edition, the Duabi International Film Festival pulled out all stops to ensure that Cinefiles had a buffet sized spread of terrific films to choose from. the festival also saw big names across the globe grace the red carpet over nine days. ...
  • Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack in Dubai December 28, 2013

    Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai at the age of 65. He was best known for his contribution to parallel cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. Born on March 25, 1984 to Mustafa and Farida Sheikh in Gujarat's Baroda District, Farooq Sheikh was the eldest of...
  • UAE: Norwegian woman sentenced to 16 months in jail for reporting rape July 22, 2013

    A Norwegian woman was slapped with charges of unlawful sex and was sentenced to 16 months in jail after she reported an alleged rape. ...
  • 'Shootout' series to continue: Director Sanjay Gupta April 23, 2013

    Director Sanjay Gupta's upcoming release, 'Shootout At Wadala' is a prequel to 2007's 'Shootout at Lokhandwala.' And Gupta has confirmed that he intends to keep the series going. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: How the world celebrated New Year January 1, 2013

    Dubai welcomed the New Year with fireworks around the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. ...
  • Dubai film festival begins with 'Life Of Pi' screening December 11, 2012

    Frieda Pinto stepped out in a metallic gown as she attended the screening of 'Life of Pi' at the Dubai film festival. ...
  • US Navy firing: Three Indian fishermen out of danger July 18, 2012

    Three Indian fishermen who were injured in the firing by the US sailors are now safe and out of danger. ...
  • Fisherman killing: Pentagon defends actions of US Navy ship July 18, 2012

    Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George Little says the security team on the Rappahannock was forced to fire after the vessel ignored warnings not to approach. ...
  • Fisherman killing: Dubai will take action, says SM Krishna July 17, 2012

    An Indian fisherman was shot dead and three others injured by a US Navy ship off the Dubai coast as their boat approached the ship. ...
  • Laila Khan case: 'Maharashtra police needs to take the next step' July 7, 2012

    The Mumbai Police now have in their custody Parvaiz Tak who claimed that Laila and her family were killed in Mumbai. ...
  • Bhupathi hoping to build on 50th title win March 6, 2012

    Having clinched his 50th career title and his first with Rohan Bopanna at the Dubai Championships, Mahesh Bhupathi is eyeing further success ahead of the London Olympics. ...
  • Celebrations kick off around the world on New Year January 1, 2012

    While some chose to party in hotels and restaurants, others were out on the streets dancing. ...
  • Pak democracy was in danger: Mansoor Ijaz December 19, 2011

    Zardari's Dubai visit triggered rampant speculation that he might be on the verge of resigning. ...
  • MI 4: Age not a deterent for daredveil Tom Cruise November 20, 2011

    Tom Cruise, 49, proved age is no factor as he performed some daredevil stunts in Dubai to promote his film 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol'. ...
  • MF Husain: A life in exile June 10, 2011

    CNNIBN correspondent Sahar Zaman recalls her meeting with legendary painter MF Husain who died in London on Thursday. ...
  • Remembering a day in the life of MF Husain June 9, 2011

    An excerpt from CNNIBN's interview with MF Husain at his house in Dubai two years ago. ...
  • Dubai girl supports Anna Hazare's movement April 7, 2011

    Kritika Rawat, RJ of Radio Spice in Dubai speaks with CNNIBN on growing anticorruption movement in India. ...
  • Farrell gets candid at 'The Way Back' premiere December 17, 2010

    Catch Collin Farrell get talking about his latest movie 'The Way Back' at the Dubai International Film Festival. ...
  • I would love to work in India: Colin Firth December 13, 2010

    Colin Firth talks about 'The King's Speech' and his desire to work in India, at Dubai International Film Festival. ...
  • Kabulbased Indians duped in Dubai over job prospects March 10, 2010

    47 people have paid more than Rs 2 lakh each to agents, who had them flown to Dubai in January and from there to Kabul. They were left in camps, supplied with food and water for a few days and then abandoned. ...
  • Watch: Debt woes grip Dubai, migrant workers December 15, 2009

    Migrant workers are facing a lot of trouble in the city. ...
  • Dubai world crisis likely to hit Indian workers November 28, 2009

    10 lakh Indian work in Dubai, largely in the construction industry. As Dubai bleeds, a number of them could be on their way home. Dubai's debt crisis is unlikely to have large financial implications for India. ...
  • Dream shattered, Dubai struggles to pay bills November 28, 2009

    London: For years, Dubai has been seen as an oasis of financial stability, boasting of man made islands, indoor ski slopes, and the world's tallest tower. But the global credit crisis has hurt the dream and a place built on credit now has to admit it's struggling to pay its...
  • Investors spooked by debt default in Dubai November 28, 2009

    An $80billion crisis in Dubai has sent world markets nosediving. The Sensex lost a chunk but regained most of its losses. However, investors are spooked by the level of debt default in Dubai. ...
  • Meet the new age Robin Hood October 19, 2009

    Faisal goes door to door to collect clothes and other products for the poor. ...
  • Plot thickens in the politician, pilot faceoff April 9, 2008

    Kerala's richest MP Abdul Wahab is threatening to move the Privelege's Committee against a pilot who offloaded him from a Dubaibound Air India flight. The MP along with his family allegedly boarded the flight late. ...
  • Exclusive: MF Husain on life in exile in Dubai March 31, 2008

    What is MF Husain's life like away from controversies? CNNIBNs Sahar Zaman caught up with the artist in Dubai and found out how he manages to live every moment of his life to the fullest, be it his paintings or his latest fancy, a red Ferrari. ...