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Dubai sentences Indian cleaner to prison for stealing watches
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) A Dubai court has sentenced an Indian cleaner to one year in jail after he was found guilty of stealing as many as 86 expensive watches, worth over 8.3 million dirhams ($2 million).
2020-02-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
10PL-WC: India, Pakistan to clash yet again at Sharjah
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will once again go head to head at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah when an especially drawn-up India XI and Pakistan XI will clash against each other on the sidelines of the third edition of the 10PL-World Cup of tennis ball cricket tournament on March 11.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Dubai to jail 2 Indian workers for assaulting compatriot
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Dubai court has sentenced two Indian workers to two years in jail for assaulting a compatriot over financial disputes. They were also convicted of theft and sexual assault, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Pak man faces trial in Dubai for trying to steal from Indian
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) A Pakistani expat is facing trial at a Dubai court for allegedly trying to snatch a gold necklace off an Indian woman, it was reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Window of opportunity to curb COVID-19 spread narrowing: WHO
Geneva, Feb 22 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the window of opportunity to contain the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic was narrowing, urging the international community to act quickly before it completely closes.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Sania loses in women's doubles 2nd round in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's campaign at the Dubai Open came to an end on Wednesday after she and her French partner Caroline Garcia lost 2-6, 4-6 in the second round against fifth seeds Saisai Zheng of China and Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Bowling action of US' Nisarg Patel found to be illegal
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Nisarg Patel of the US to be illegal and as such he has has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sania Mirza reaches women's doubles pre-quarters in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her French partner Caroline Garcia advanced to the women's doubles second round at the Dubai Open after a hard-fought first round win on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Indian expat falls to death near construction site in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian youth from Kerala, allegedly fell to death from a residential apartment here, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Fit-again Sania to return to action at Dubai Open
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) Returning from a calf injury, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza is set to take part in the ongoing Dubai Open on Wednesday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Up for challenge at T20 World Cup: NZ captain Sophie Devine
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine has said that like every other team, they will also go into the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup with a goal to play the final at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 8 and ultimately win the coveted trophy.
2020-02-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Best edition of Dubai shopping festival yet!
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANSlife) The 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the longest running festival of its kind, has come to an end and this year it has been confirmed as the most successful edition to date.
2020-02-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,IANS Life
India fined for slow over-rate in final T20I against NZ
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) India have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against New Zealand in the fifth and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.
2020-02-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UAE confirms 5th coronavirus case
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed its fifth case of the novel coronavirus in a man from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly outbreak.
2020-02-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Ngidi, Shamsi pass fitness tests for England ODIs
Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS) South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi, spinner Tabraiz Shamsi and all-rounder Jon-Jon Smuts are back in contention for the one-day international series against England, which begins on February 4.
2020-01-31
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Great Indian Run in Dubai to support kids
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) A mini marathon named the Great Indian Run 2020 will be held in Dubai on Friday, the organisers announced.
2020-01-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Labuschagne a 'duplicate' of Smith, says ICC
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) The ICC's official Twitter handle on Saturday called Australian Marnus Labuschagne a duplicate of compatriot and former skipper Steve Smith. In the ongoing social challenge, where users share a four-photo mosaic of profile photos from different social media handles, the ICC used three different photos of Steve Smith indicating different profile pictures for Linkedin, Facebook and Instagram.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UAE begins India's Republic Day celebrations
Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) As Indian expats geared up to celebrate their country's Republic Day on Sunday, the Indian consulate in Dubai has already started the celebrations in advance by conducting several cultural performances and shows.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
T20 World Cup 2021 qualification process confirmed
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Mens T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India.
2020-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Stokes wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after a fabulous 12 months that saw him play a decisive role in team's dramatic victory at the World Cup 2019 along with a host of other memorable performances.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICC Awards 2019: Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket, Rohit named ODI player
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) Star Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have won big at the ICC Awards for the year 2019, which were announced on Wednesday. While Kohli walked away with the Spirit of Cricket Award, Rohit was named ODI Player of the Year.
2020-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian expat in Dubai records 1,000 songs in 1,000 days
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has completed her record bid to sing 1,000 songs in 1,000 days, with all songs written, composed, sung and recorded entirely by her, a media report said.
2020-01-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Buttler fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS) England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fifth day of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
2020-01-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian businessman dies during holiday in Dubai
Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS) An Indian businessman died during a holiday in Dubai, a media report said.
2020-01-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Man jailed in UAE for attacking Indian woman, child
Sharjah, Jan 6 (IANS) A criminal court here has sentenced a man to 10 years in jail for stabbing an Indian woman and her seven-year-old daughter multiple times in a lift of a building and also for the murder of another person.
2020-01-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
I want to act in a movie after I retire: Ronaldo
Dubai, Dec 29 (IANS) Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo wants to try his skills in acting once he is done playing football.
2019-12-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Indian visitor found dead in UAE hotel room
Dubai, Dec 29 (IANS) Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an investigation into the death of an Indian visitor, who was found dead in a hotel room in Sharjah, a media report said on Sunday.
2019-12-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Body of Indian student who died in Dubai crash repatriated
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) The body of one of the two Indian students, who were killed in a car crash in Duba, was repatriated on a flight he was booked to fly home alive, a media report said on Friday.
2019-12-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
2 Indian students die in Dubai road accident
Dubai, Dec 26 (IANS) Two Indian students were killed in a horrific road accident in Dubai on Christmas Day, it was reported on Thursday.
2019-12-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Mandhana in ICC women's ODI, T20I teams of the year
Dubai, Dec 17 (IANS) Left-handed Indian opener Smriti Mandhana has grabbed a spot in both ICC Women's ODI, T20I teams of the year. Mandhana has played 51 ODIs and 66 T20Is in which she has scored 2,025 and 1,451 runs, respectively.
2019-12-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FIFA confirms four bids for 2023 Women's World Cup
Geneva, Dec 14 (IANS) FIFA has confirmed that it has received bids from Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.
2019-12-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Indian girl dead after falling from Sharjah building
Sharjah, Dec 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian girl died after falling from the 10th floor of a building in Sharjah, police said.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
McGrath Foundation, Movember to be part of 2020 T20 WCs
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) With the two ICC T20 World Cups coming to Australia in 2020, the event organisers have appointed two major national organisations as local charity partners.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jemimah, Shafali advance in women's T20I Rankings
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) India batters Jemimah Rodrigues and Shafali Verma have made significant progress in the latest ICC women's T20I player rankings, after playing stellar roles in a stunning series sweep over the West Indies.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian expat kills compatriot in Dubai over sleeping spot
Dubai, Nov 8 (IANS) An Indian expat beat a compatriot to death for sleeping at his spot in a yard here, the Dubai Court of First Instance has heard.
2019-11-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Indian girl dies outside her school in UAE
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) A four-year-old Indian girl died while her mother was seriously injured when they were run over by a car outside here school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Monday.
2019-11-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
DAV Chandigarh to face Karachi Univ. team in RBCC play-off
Dubai, Nov 1 (IANS) The DAV Chandigarh team, representing India, will face the University of Karachi team, representing Pakistan in the second play-off on Friday of the ongoing Red Campus Cricket 2019 World Finals at the ICC Academy in Dubai.
2019-11-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Shakib Al Hasan banned for two years from all cricketing activities
Dubai, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been suspended from all cricket for two years, with one year of that suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council said in a statement on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fine, jail for selling firecrackers during Diwali in Dubai
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Anyone caught selling fireworks can be jailed for up to three months, or handed down a 5,000 dirham ($1,361) fine in Dubai during the festival of Diwali, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Diwali preparations in full swing in UAE
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Diwali preparations were in full swing across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as Indian expats were readying to celebrate the 'festival of lights' on Sunday.
2019-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Yuvraj to play for Maratha Arabians in Abu Dhabi T10 league
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been named Maratha Arabians' Indian icon player for the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 tournament that will be played from November 15-24.
2019-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bermuda's Deunte Darrell handed one-match suspension
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Deunte Darrell will miss Bermuda's next T20 World Cup Qualifier match against Scotland on Thursday after he was handed one suspension point for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct.
2019-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian nurses in UAE may lose jobs over new requirement
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian nurses diploma certificates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were at risk of losing their jobs due to a new educational requirement, a media report said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Global talent hunt program launched for Abu Dhabi T10
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10 has teamed up with UAE-based Dreams2Play to host a unique talent hunt program, through which budding amateur cricketers from across the world may apply for selection to play in the league.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kuwait, US sign deal on aviation security cooperation
Kuwait City, Oct 8 (IANS) Kuwait and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to bolster cooperation on aviation security.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Indian women in UAE launch mission to protect environment
Dubai, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Ladies Association (ILA), a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based community welfare body, has launched a year-long mission to protect the environment through a series of initiatives, including collection of discarded paper, e-waste, cleaning of beaches and tree planting in Abu Dhabi.
2019-10-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Tooth loss linked to higher risk of heart disease
Dubai, Oct 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that adults who have lost teeth due to non-traumatic reasons might have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).
2019-10-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
7 Indians, Pakistani killed in Dubai accident: Report
Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Seven Indians and a Pakistani national were killed when the minibus they were in collided with a lorry here on Monday, the media reported.
2019-09-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seized British tanker docks in Dubai
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) Stena Impero, a British-flagged oil tanker, which left Iran after more than two months in custody, has docked in Dubai, media reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
200 experts to gather in Delhi for climate change meet
Geneva, Sep 26 (IANS) Experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will meet in New Delhi from September 30 to October 4 to advance their work on the working group III's contribution to the sixth assessment report (AR6).
2019-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife