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Dubai to boast of largest solar park in the world

Dubai will soon boast of having the largest solar park in the world, as Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has got a new 700-megawatt...

India scraps financial guarantee scheme for domestic maids working in Oman

The decision of India’s scrapping the financial guarantee scheme for migrant domestic workers in Oman has come as a bolt from the blue as...

Indian expatriate ‘Smart Labour’ app helping Dubai workforce

A new app developed by an Indian expatriate is making waves in Dubai as it is helping the workers to get acquainted with technology, get...

Abu Dhabi, Dubai included among world’s least stressful cities

The cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been found to be among the least stressful cities in the world....

More Indian passport holders permitted to get visa on arrival in UAE

There is good news for Indians as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has approved a decision to grant visa on arrival to Indian...

‘Floating Venice’ to be recreated in Dubai

A miniature version of Venice is going to be recreated in Dubai which promises to be the world’s ‘first five-star floating...

Peep into the future of Dubai in the coming 50 years

There will be more environmentally-friendly buildings, more underground tunnel systems, a network of driverless cars with dedicated lanes,...

Indian embassy opens help centre for Indian workers at Sharjah

To help a large number of Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Indian Embassy opened a second Indian Workers Resource...

Salman Khan inaugurates driving centre in Dubai

Indian expatriates made a date with Bollywood actor Salman Khan in Dubai as he inaugurated the Belhasa Driving Centre’s latest branch at...

Indian man hits AED7 million jackpot in Abu Dhabi raffle

An Indian man has won AED7 million in United Arab Emirates (UAE) after he hit a jackpot in the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle. Besides, six...

Dubai now boasts of first ‘Water Home’

Known for its penchant for creating new wonders, Dubai now boasts its first ‘water home’ along the city’s newest attraction - Dubai...

India should push for deep water gas pipeline from Iran-Oman bypassing Pakistan: Assocham

India must push for a trans-national deep-water gas pipeline from Iran, passing through Oman but bypassing Pakistan, according to an...

Indian worker stranded in Kuwait for 19 months finally returns home

The ordeal of a Telangana NRI stranded in Kuwait for 19 months finally came to an end as he returned to India with the help of a Kuwaiti...

Soar across the sky as UAE is going to construct world’s longest zip-line

Adventure tourism is going to be given a boost in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the world’s longest and highest zip-line will...

Biggest conglomeration of people on Earth as 2 million Muslims assemble at Makkah for Haj pilgrimage

The biggest conglomeration of people on Earth, about 2 million people from various parts of the globe, are expected to converge at the holy...

India second largest investor in Dubai’s real estate sector

India has emerged in second spot on the list of top 10 investors in the Dubai real estate sector. However, the list is topped by UAE...

Dubai’s setting up of international cardiology centre to put it on global medical tourism map

Known for its pristine beauty and brush with modernity, Dubai is now going to boast of an international centre of cardiology. It will...

Shah Rukh Khan’s Dubai villa doesn’t fall under Indian tax ambit: ITAT

Bringing relief to Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, the income-tax appellate tribunal (ITAT) of India has ruled that a villa in Dubai gifted...

14-year-old boy arrested for dancing on the street in conservative Saudi Arabia

In a weird incident, the Saudi Police have arrested a teenager who was filmed dancing on a street crossing in the city of Jeddah. In the...

Air ticket prices between India, UAE soar as festivals of Eid-Al-Adha, Onam near

Air ticket prices between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have soared as the festivals of Eid-Al-Adha (likely to fall on September...

Former BJP councillor falls off moving car in UAE, dies

An Indian politician hailing from Kerala was killed in a road accident in the city of Sharjah in the UAE. She fell from the car and hit a...

Bilateral trade between India and UAE to touch USD100 billion by 2020

Companies and investors from the UAE are showing increasing interest in investing in India as bilateral trade is expected to reach a value...

Mamta Kulkarni escaped to Dubai as DEA arrested Vicky Goswami in ephedrine supply racket

Bollywood star of yesteryears Mamta Kulkarni might have escaped to Dubai soon after her husband and alleged druglord Vicky Goswami was...

Indian becomes a millionaire on Indian Independence Day thanks to Dubai raffle draw

Independence Day was doubly festive for an Indian living in Dubai who became an instant millionaire courtesy of the Dubai Duty Free...