Sharjah

  • Jet Airways to temporary shift operations to Sharjah 15-04-2014 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Tuesday said that it will shift its Dubai-based operations to Sharjah due to the closure of runway at Dubai airport from May 1 to July 20, 2014. "Jet Airways will operate some of its flights with a revised timing during this period to and from...
  • India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in U-19 World Cup 27-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Sharjah: India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match on Thursday. In the fifth/sixth position play-off match, India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting...
  • 3rd Test: Azhar Ali leads Pakistan's dramatic win over Sri Lanka 20-01-2014 08:02 PM

    Sharjah: Azhar Ali hit a superb century as Pakistan notched a thrilling five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka by scoring a rapid 302 for 5 in the third Test on Monday to level the series 1-1. Ali blazed 103 off 137 balls with six fours and captain Misbah-ul-Haq remained unbeaten on...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 2 17-01-2014 10:41 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal picked up two wickets in the last session to restrict Sri Lanka to 220 for 5 at stumps on the first day. Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene scored 52 and 47 respectively...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 16-01-2014 11:05 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat. TEAM NEWS: Pakistan dropped Hafeez and Rahat Ali, while injury ruled out Bilwal Bhatti. Abdur Rehman, Azhar and Mohammad Talha came in. Sri Lanka made one change, giving a...
  • Indian held at Sharjah Airport while trying to smuggle gold 12-01-2014 07:10 AM

    Dubai: An Indian man was on Saturday arrested at Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates while trying to smuggle out 12 gold biscuits to India. The suspect, who was identified Gh.R.A. was nabbed by customs officers at the airport. He was heading to India according to an official...
  • Sanju Samson's family owe everything to Rahul Dravid 05-01-2014 03:00 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Samson family here owes the phenomenal growth of their cricketer son Sanju to former India captain Rahul Dravid. The Samsons are basking in glory after Sanju smashed a quickfire century in Sharjah Saturday to help India beat Pakistan in the final and win the Under-19 Asia Cup. "It...
  • 22-year-old Indian student found dead in Sharjah 25-12-2013 06:33 PM

    A 22-year-old Indian woman student was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Sharjah, prompting the UAE police to launch a probe. The student's father told police he was shocked to discover his only child hanging from a rope in her bedroom at 2pm on Sunday. He was later taken into...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI in Sharjah 18-12-2013 03:54 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq have won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Sharjah. Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the two sub-continent powerhouse, face each other in the first of the five-ODI series...
  • Afghanistan brace for historic Pakistan Twenty20 08-12-2013 12:18 PM

    Sharjah: Afghanistan will get another boost as a fledgling cricketing nation when they play former world champions Pakistan for the first time in a Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Sunday. The Afghans learnt the game in Pakistan as refugees during the Russian invasion of their country in 1979 and have...
  • South Africa eye winning start against Pakistan 29-10-2013 02:12 PM

    Sharjah: South African captain AB de Villiers vowed to attack Pakistan for a winning start at the opening one-day match in Sharjah on Wednesday despite his team being down two key playmakers. South Africa are missing both star batsman Hashim Amla and spearhead Dale Steyn for the first two matches...
  • Dawood entered India's dressing room in Sharjah: Vengsarkar 28-10-2013 07:30 PM

    Vengsarkar said the fugitive gangster was introduced by the famous actor Mehmood as a businessman. ...
  • Dawood offered cars to Indian cricketers in 1986, reveals Vengsarkar 28-10-2013 06:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday made a startling revelation about underworld don Dawood Ibrahim entering the Indian team dressing room and offering the players cars if they beat Pakistan in the final of the Sharjah tournament in 1986. Vengsarkar claimed that Dawood had walked into the team's dressing...
  • Afghanistan want direct passage to World Cup: Coach 30-09-2013 10:57 PM

    Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is backing his team to clinch back-to-back wins over Kenya in Sharjah on Wednesday and Friday and seal direct qualification for a maiden outing at the World Cup. "It is very important for us to qualify directly, otherwise there would be extra pressure on the boys...
  • SpiceJet starts Pune-Sharjah flight; eyes pact with Air Arabia 20-09-2013 06:02 PM

    Pune: Budget carrier SpiceJet, which Friday announced the launch of Pune-Sharjah flight from Saturday, said it is in talks with Air Arabia for an "interline arrangement". In aviation parlance, an "interline arrangement" is a deal under which the same ticket covers different legs of the journey flown by different airlines....
  • UAE to host International Conference for Plastics Conversion 26-08-2013 04:09 AM

    The Expo Centre Sharjah will play host to the fifth International Conference for Plastics Conversion, the high-profile industry gathering of plastic converters scheduled for 2014, an official release said on Sunday. GPCA PlastCon 2014 will be organised in association with Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association here from April 7 to...
  • SpiceJet to start direct flights connecting Pune-Sharjah 21-08-2013 09:02 PM

    Low cost airline SpiceJet on Wednesday announced the launch of direct services between Pune and Sharjah that will begin from September 21. The airline will be deploying its New Generation Boeing 737-800 (189 seater aircraft) on this route, SpiceJet said in a release issued at Pune. Pune is the third...
  • Pakistan keen to play day-night Test against SL 15-08-2013 10:21 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan is keen to become the first Test playing nation to play a day and night Test match when they host Sri Lanka for a full series later this year in the United Arab Emirates. Pakistan has proposed to Sri Lanka Cricket to play one of the three Tests...
  • Indian girl fools mother, tries to run away with gold to settle abroad with Pakistani boyfriend 14-08-2013 02:27 PM

    An Indian girl and her Pakistani boyfriend have been arrested for trying to rob and smuggle 20 kilograms of her mother's gold jewellery in order to settle down outside the country, Sharjah Police have said. The 20-year-old girl, identified only by her initials as NKD, disappeared after her mother left...
  • Dubai charity gives Eid clothes to 7,000 people 05-08-2013 01:55 AM

    Dubai: Around 7,000 underprivileged people, including orphans, in Dubai have received new clothes ahead of Eid al-Fitr from the Dubai Charity Association. The association also plans to distribute Zakat al-Fitr, charity given to the poor at the end of fasting in the holy month of Ramadan, to around 40,000 families...
  • Tendulkar was born to play cricket: Nayan Mongia 23-04-2013 04:39 PM

    Kolkata: Fifteen years have passed since Nayan Mongia watched and enjoyed at the other end as Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 25th birthday with a glorious 134 in the Sharjah final against Australia but its momories are as fresh as morning dew ahead of his former teammate's 40th birthday. As the...
  • Misbah rues Pakistan batting failure 29-08-2012 02:33 PM

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