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  • 37 Indian suicides in six UAE emirates in 2014 5 days ago

    Dubai: At least 37 Indian nationals committed suicide in six of the seven emirates of the UAE in the first half of 2014, latest figures from the Indian consulate in Dubai show. These suicides were reported from Dubai and the Northern Emirates comprising Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm al-Quuwain and Ras al-Khaimah....
  • Indian boy chosen 'Preacher of the Nation' in UAE 6 days ago

    Dubai: An eight-year-old Indian boy was adjudged the "Preacher of the Nation" in an Arabic religious sermon contest in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said Wednesday. Ibrahim Shabandri, from Bhatkal in the south Indian state of Karnataka, surprised the largely Arabic-speaking audience and judges with his oratory skills...
  • India pays $550 million in oil dues to Iran: Sources July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India paid a second installment of $550 million in oil dues to Iran on Tuesday under an interim deal that has allowed Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds globally, two industry sources said. Asian buyers such as Japan and South Korea have already cleared some of the...
  • UAE-based Indian businessman offers jobs to 46 Indian nurses July 6, 2014

    Dubai: A leading UAE-based Indian businessman has offered jobs to 46 Indian nurses who returned to their homeland after being stranded for about a month in the militants-held region in Iraq. NMC Healthcare Group CEO Dr B R Shetty has made the offer to nurses, assuring them he would find place...
  • Etihad Airways to start more flights between India and UAE July 1, 2014

    Dubai: Etihad Airways will start more flights from the UAE to India by increasing the frequency of flights to Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kozhikode and Hyderabad this summer, the country's national carrier said on Tuesday. Due to strong demand from business and leisure travellers, a double-daily frequency will be operated to...
  • Experiments of Indian student from UAE to be fired into space June 22, 2014

    Dubai: An 11-year-old Indian student is the lone participant from the UAE who has got her two experiments approved for launch into space under a programme for budding young scientists. Two experiments of Prerna Pai, a seventh grader at Sharjah's Delhi Private School (DPS), are among the 100 selected experiments that...
  • Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan working on new delivery for Lyon June 20, 2014

    Sydney: Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan says he is working on a new delivery for Australia's top spinner Nathan Lyon and expects it to be perfected for their series against Pakistan. The world's leading Test wicket taker has been helping Lyon in Colombo and this week agreed to join the Australian...
  • Indian found dead under mysterious circumstances in UAE May 19, 2014

    Dubai: A 30-year-old Indian man in the UAE has been found dead on a boat under mysterious circumstances. The body of MSH, identified only by his initials, was found on the boat by some workers in Sharjah on Sunday, Gulf News reported. Police and CID officials recovered the body from the scene...
  • SpiceJet partners Visas of the World to provide visa services May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: No-frills carrier SpiceJet has tied up with gulf-based Visas of the World to offer its customers seamless visa services for the UAE. Under the pact, the two partners together will provide a 30-day visa for AED 290 and 96-hour visa for AED 245 or its equivalent in Indian rupee...
  • Dav Whatmore to help 2015 World Cup minnows May 8, 2014

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday that Australian coach Dav Whatmore will help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE prepare for the 2015 World Cup as part of the world body's High Performance Programme (HPP). Whatmore, who has previously coached Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will work closely with...
  • IPL Governing Council lauds success of UAE leg May 3, 2014

    Ranchi: The Indian Premier League's Governing Council on Saturday lauded the event's success in the UAE, claiming that the first leg of the tournament fetched "unprecedented success" in terms of fan turnout, television viewership and ticket collections. "The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the numbers that matter...
  • Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad meet to sign off UAE leg of IPL 7 April 30, 2014

    Mumbai Indians' IPL-7 roster remains devoid of a win after four games, and on Wednesday, when they play the 20th and last match of Season 7's UAE leg against Sunrisers Hyderabad, two points is what they will want to fly home with. Mumbai have hit rock-bottom in their title defence,...
  • Delhi Daredevils to nurture cricketing talent in Dubai April 26, 2014

    Dubai: As part of their endeavour to promote cricket and identify and nurture talent at the grassroot level, Delhi Daredevils will be associating with UAE-based G Force Cricket Academy to train budding talent in the city. In a first of its kind initiative, the Daredevils support staff would be holding five-day...
  • Pakistan court adjourns Musharraf travel ban application April 23, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf will have to wait for two weeks to learn if he will be allowed to go abroad to visit his ailing mother after a court on Wednesday adjourned the case till May 7. Musharraf, who is in Karachi for medical treatment and to visit...
  • Jet Airways to temporary shift operations to Sharjah April 15, 2014

    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 Sharjah...
  • IPL fever hits UAE; tickets for opening games sold out April 15, 2014

    Dubai: With the opening match of IPL only a day away, the excitement among sports enthusiasts in the United Arab Emirates has reached fever pitch with the first four games of the season, as well as the double header here on 25 April, already being sold out. ...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders can create magic, says Mike Horn April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Renowned adventurer and explorer Mike Horn shared his life experiences with the Kolkata Knight Riders as part of their build-up for the upcoming Indian Premier League and said the team is capable of creating magic this season. "I find working with KKR really relaxing. The surrounding is much more...
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright April 12, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again...
  • PCB to hold Super T20 League in UAE next year April 9, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced it will hold its planned Super T20 League in January, 2015 in the UAE. Fashioned on the lines of other foreign T20 leagues being held in test-playing nations, PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said the Pakistan super league would involve foreign players which...
  • BCCI cancels IPL 7 launch press conference in Abu Dhabi March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has postponed the press conference to launch IPL 7, which was scheduled to take place at Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The decision was taken after the Supreme Court made strong observations against N Srinivasan and the IPL. The court had...
  • BCCI team inspects IPL venues in UAE, expresses satisfaction March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A team from the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has given their go-ahead after inspecting the three venues across the United Arab Emirates which was awarded the hosting rights for 20 matches in the upcoming Indian Premier League's first leg. The venue inspection team comprising M...
  • World T20 Qualifiers, Zim vs UAE: as it happened March 21, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss: Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to field against UAE. Zimbabwe stand a slim chance of qualification into the main event but first they have to win convincingly against UAE. Then hope for a favourable result in the last qualifier...
  • World T20 Qualifiers: Ireland beat UAE by 21 runs in rain-marred tie March 19, 2014

    Sylhet: Ireland bolstered their chances of making it to the Super-10 after a disciplined bowling effort helped them post a 21-run win over United Arab Emirates under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-affected Group B qualifying match of the ICC World T20, here on Wednesday. Ireland's second victory in as many...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs UAE, World Twenty Qualifiers March 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Ireland opt to field against UAE. Playing XIs: Ireland: WTS Porterfield (capt), PR Stirling, EC Joyce, GC Wilson (wk), AD Poynter, KJ O'Brien, SR Thompson, MC Sorensen, AR Cusack, GH Dockrell, TJ Murtagh United Arab Emirates: Amjad Ali, Faizan Asif, Khurram Khan...
  • Full Schedule: Phase-I of IPL 7 in the UAE March 19, 2014

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Wednesday announced the schedule for the first phase of the 2014 IPL season that will be held in the UAE from April 16 to 30, with the opening match to be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • World T20 Qualifiers: Netherlands record easy win over UAE March 17, 2014

    Sylhet: Stephan Myburgh smashed a half-century and medium fast bowler Ahsan Malik grabbed 3 for 16 in the Netherlands' convincing six-wicket win over United Arab Emirates in a World Twenty20 Group B match. Myburgh blazed seven fours and two sixes in his 55 off 36 balls as the Netherlands eased to...
  • As it happened: World T20 Qualifiers, UAE vs Netherlands March 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The team from the Emirates has had lots of reasons to smile of late, topping which is qualification for the 2015 World Cup. And after hitting an upward graph by earning a spot in the just concluded Under-19 World Cup,...