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Tuesday, March 31, 2020



Travelling abroad? Know what mistakes can land you in the soup

February 03, 2020 9:37 am

You must keep in mind that the things you get away with in your home country, may be low-key illegal in the country you are about to visit.

Indonesia, UAE sign business deal worth about $23 billion

January 13, 2020 11:42 am

President Widodo is keen to boost foreign investment to help create jobs and boost growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy where economic growth has been stuck at around 5% for several years.

Progressive Investors Summit 2019: UAE hails ease of doing business in Punjab

December 07, 2019 10:55 am

The ease of doing business in Punjab is real and not just on paper. This was the common sentiment by leading businessmen, the UAE Ambassador and the UAE commercial Attache to India (Minister Plenipotentiary) during a panel discussion.

Airstrikes kill 30 Yemen government soldiers headed to attack separatists in Aden

August 29, 2019 5:17 pm

It was not immediately clear who was behind the airstrikes but the government side blamed the UAE, which has armed and trained separatist militias in southern Yemen. Officials in the UAE declined to immediately comment.

PM Narendra Modi reaches UAE, set to strengthen strategic ties

August 24, 2019 10:46 am

From UAE’s invitation to India for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit early this year to their backing India on the J&K issue, Modi’s visit reflects a great deal of strategic convergence.

Yemen separatists say ready for talks in Saudi Arabia over Aden crisis

August 16, 2019 2:52 am

Analysts say Riyadh and Abu Dhabi differ over how to move forward in Yemen. The UAE, the kingdom's main military ally on the ground for most of the war, in June scaled down its military presence under pressure from Western allies to end the conflict.

Explained: How you can benefit from new work permit rules in the UAE

July 30, 2019 6:59 pm

With an increased number of workers available for hire, the new rules would be beneficial for employers since they would be able to recruit from the local market without bearing the cost of a full visa.

Indian business tycoon becomes first expat to get UAE's permanent residency

July 09, 2019 2:25 pm

Kingston Group chairman was handed over the gold residence card by Brigadier Arif Al Shamsi, Director-General of residency and foreigners affairs in Sharjah, the Gulf News reported Monday.

Mike Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis

June 25, 2019 8:09 am

Pompeo arrived in the United Arab Emirates after meeting with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia where talks covered protection for ships in the Gulf.

Republicans in US Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE

June 13, 2019 10:30 am

Citing an Iran-related emergency, the Trump administration told congressional committees on May 24 that it would go ahead with 22 military deals worth $8.1 billion to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan, circumventing a long-standing precedent for lawmakers to review major weapons sales.


India-UAE share vibrant relationship as PM Modi caps off tour

February 11, 2018 3:04 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in UAE Saturday and inked five MoUs, has a slew of engagements on Sunday in Abu Dhabi before he leaves for Muscat to meet Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

Sanjeev Kapoor unlocks his 'Khana Khazana' for PM Modi in UAE

August 17, 2015 2:37 pm

Sanjeev Kapoor was invited to UAE to prepare a vegetarian menu for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

West Indies sink jaws into quarter-final berth after dominant win over UAE

March 15, 2015 3:26 pm

The West Indies inflicted a heavy loss on UAE on Sunday, we take a look at some of the top moments from the match.

Pakistan vs UAE: Pakistan 'arrive' at the World Cup with convincing win

March 04, 2015 6:19 pm

After scratchy outings in their previous group games, Pakistan fired in unison against the UAE on Wednesday.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

March 03, 2015 5:25 pm

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.

India vs UAE: At WACA, India trap UAE in spin web

February 28, 2015 6:44 pm

India notch up their biggest win in the World Cups after they defeat UAE by 9 wickets and 187 balls to spare.


UAE Amnesty

August 01, 2018 4:24 pm

UAE Amnesty begins

Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.