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Tuesday, August 04, 2020



Austerity experiment in oil-rich Gulf may falter post-crisis

June 03, 2020 2:19 pm

Saudi Arabia, the Arab world’s largest economy, announced a surprise tripling of value-added-taxes and trimmed allowances for government workers.

Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, cut traffic

July 21, 2019 11:05 am

Many of the 2,000 companies operating ships in the region have ordered their vessels to transit Hormuz only during the daylight hours and at high speed. But only a handful of the companies have halted bookings.

Harbouring ambitions: Gulf states scramble for Somalia

May 02, 2018 2:44 pm

Since 2014, the UAE had trained and paid the salaries of Somali troops in Mogadishu and built an anti-piracy force in Puntland. Hundreds of weapons were looted from the training centre in Mogadishu as it shut down.

Interactive: No let up in flight of Kerala youth

September 23, 2014 11:45 am

This was the sixth in the series of a migration study conducted by the CDS for Kerala Planning Board.

Airline seats for LNG with Qatar may not pass muster

December 27, 2013 2:12 am

Aviation ministry says Qatar’s previous commitments unfulfilled.

Briefly World: Obama nominates Indian-American to key position

September 12, 2013 12:48 am

Talwar has been a Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Iran,Iraq and the Gulf states since 2009.

UN says increasing piracy off West Africa is a sign of concern

February 28, 2012 10:18 am

Pirate attacks off Africa's west coast in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing and becoming more violent,sophisticated and systematic.

Gulf 'belongs to Iran': Top military officer

April 30, 2011 4:30 pm

Iran says it gives 'moral support,to Bahrainis but is not involved in the protests there.

Entry of Saudi troops in Bahrain not invasion: US

March 15, 2011 9:22 am

The US has asked the Gulf countries to respect the rights of the people of Bahrain.

CBSE international curriculum to empower students

January 24, 2011 3:46 pm

CBSE has recently adopted a new international curriculum that addresses global needs and benefits the Indian Diaspora students and also those coming to India for higher education.


UAE Amnesty

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

UAE Amnesty begins