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Explained: The unusual case of an anti-Arab football team being owned by a sheikh

December 09, 2020 8:19 am

On Monday, Abu Dhabi’s ruling family purchased a 50 per cent stake in Beitar Jerusalem. It has sparked a spate of protests, led by the club’s radical fan base.

India must seize the new strategic possibilities with the Gulf

November 24, 2020 8:40 am

The Indian establishment must discard outdated perceptions and seize the new strategic possibilities in the region.

First images of final design of Abu Dhabi's first Hindu temple released

November 10, 2020 5:12 pm

The visuals of the final design of the temple have been released through a video that chronicles the progress of the temple right from the inception of its concept till the pouring of the UAE's largest single pouring of fly ash concrete for the raft foundation of the temple.

Explained: Here is why Abu Dhabi's national oil company's investment plans are important for India

November 03, 2020 2:18 pm

Why are Abu Dhabi National Oil Company's investment plans in India important and who are potential partners?

Indian couple found dead in flat in UAE

July 26, 2020 5:37 pm

The couple's only son, who studied in Abu Dhabi, works in Bengaluru.

First aircraft to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in UAE leaves Kochi

May 07, 2020 1:41 pm

Another Air India Express (AIE) flight to Dubai is scheduled from Kozhikode interantional airport at 1.20 pm.

COVID-19: Indian missions in UAE open online registration for its citizens who wish to fly home

July 01, 2020 4:40 pm

The Abu Dhabi mission earlier clarified that the purpose of the form is only to collect information to enable the Government of India to plan for the return of Indians from abroad under the present COVID-19 situation, the report added.

Viral video: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits girl's home after failing to shake her hand at event

December 09, 2019 7:06 pm

The photos and videos of the Crown Prince's special visit quickly went viral on social media in the region and people praised him for the gesture.

Lulu's MA Yusuff Ali is UAE's first permanent expat resident

June 04, 2019 4:22 pm

Lulu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali , ranked the richest expat in UAE by Forbes magazine, becomes the first of 6,800 investors with total investment exceeding $27 billion to receive the gold card under a scheme announced last month.

Flight makes emergency landing in Abu Dhabi after Indian man dies on board

May 15, 2019 2:18 pm

A 52-year-old Indian man died on board an Alitalia flight to Milan, Italy, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi.


Inside world's largest falcon hospital in Abu Dhabi

April 30, 2019 2:29 pm

Falconry is an important part of the cultural desert heritage of Arabs of the UAE and neighbouring countries such as Saudi Arabia going back thousand of years.


Ceremonial reception for UAE crown prince held at Rashtrapati Bhavan

February 11, 2016 6:19 am

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh were among others present at the ceremony. Sheikh Mohammed Al Nahyan arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday evening on a three-day visit.

Sushma calls on Abu Dhabi crown prince

February 10, 2016 4:09 pm

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, soon after he arrived here on a three-day visit. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke protocol as he received the Crown Prince on his arrival here. Modi welcomed Sheikh Mohamed with a warm embrace as the latter alighted from his aircraft at the Palam Technical Area here. The crown prince is being accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising cabinet ministers. It is the Crown Prince's first state visit to India.

PM Modi receives Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi on his maiden India visit

February 10, 2016 3:44 pm

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, arrived here this evening on a three-day visit to India. Setting aside the protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Crown Prince at the Air Force Station in Palam. It was for the second time that the Prime Minister set aside the protocol. He had earlier received US President Barak Obama during the latter's visit to India. Both leaders later shook hands and exchanged pleasantries. They also waved hands at media persons present at the venue. It is the Crown Prince's first state visit to India.