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4,705 Indians lodged in Gulf prisons, mostly in Saudi Arabia, UAE

As many as 4,705 Indian nationals are lodged in various prisons of the Gulf countries, with most of them lodged in jails of Saudi Arabia and...

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Number of restaurants and cafes reach 11,813 in Dubai

Food aficionados have another reason to go to Dubai as the total number of restaurants and cafes in this wonder city has reached 11,813 at...

New 550m high tower Burj Jumeira to become another icon of Dubai’s skyline

A new architectural marvel in the form of 550m high tower known as Burj Jumeira is coming up in Dubai. Its design has been inspired by the...

Rahul Gandhi to visit UAE on January 11, 12

Buoyed by victories in the elections of three Indian States, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to extend international outreach among...

Amnesty for Indians staying illegally in UAE ends today

The amnesty extended by the United Arab Emirates(UAE) to the Indians illegally staying in the country ends on 31 December 2018, that is...

Dubai to host biggest yoga festival in 2019

Dubai is set to host the biggest festival of Yoga in 2019 to refresh the body, mind and spirit. The two-day festival is expected to be...

Dubai Police now boast of high-tech vehicle capable of recognising faces

Famous in the world for having the most modern technology in the world, Dubai Police now boast of a new high-tech vehicle which can...

DBS to double staff in Dubai to tap wealth of Middle East businessmen and rich NRIs

In order to capitalise on the growing wealth of Middle East businessmen and rich Non-Resident Indians, DBS plans to almost triple its...

India, UAE collaboration on Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence to generate USD20bn in benefits

Even as experts debate the application of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence in governance and their potential exploitation, India and UAE...

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Spectacular fireworks at Burj Khalifa to mark Dubai’s New Year celebrations

Dubai is set to usher in the New Year with spectacular fireworks at Burj Khalifa on the back of popular demand. Special viewing platforms...

Dubai-based Careem acquires Indian bus-shuttle firm Commut

Hyderabad-based bus-shuttle app Commut, which was started by six alumni of IIIT-Hyderabad about three years ago, has been acquired by...

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'Hitman' Rohit Sharma leads India to victory against Pakistan in Asia Cup

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DFSA and MAS sign fintech agreement

In another step towards closer ties between Dubai and Singapore, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and Monetary Authority of...

NRIs based in UAE investing in Indian real estate sector as rupee plummets

As the Indian Rupee’s slide against the US Dollar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dirham continues, a large number of Non-Resident...

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Record fall in Indian rupee sparks sudden surge in remittances from UAE and other Gulf countries

Even as the Indian rupee extended its fall and breached the psychological 70-mark for the first time against the US dollar, it sparked a...

Kuwait sees significant drop in Indian workers from 2015 to 2017

Though the number of Indian workers earning their livelihood in Kuwait has seen a significant drop between 2015 and 2017, there is no such...

Cases of Indians committing suicide in Gulf nations on the rise

There has been a spurt in the number of Indians committing suicide in the Gulf nations pointing to the pathetic conditions of Indian workers...

Indian eatery shut down in Abu Dhabi over non-adherence to safety conditions

An Indian restaurant in Abu Dhabi has been closed following violations of mandatory hygiene conditions, stated a media report.

Dubai hotel severs ties with Indian-origin chef following anti-Islamic tweet

A renowned Indian-origin chef in Dubai has been embroiled in controversy for allegedly posting an anti-Islamic tweet on social media.

Indian hits jackpot in UAE, wins AED10 million in raffle draw

An Indian has hit a jackpot by winning 10 AED 10 million in a raffle draw in United Arab Emirates.

Indian Embassy urges NRIs in Oman to register as overseas voters

Indian Embassy of Oman has galvanised into action, urging the NRIs living in the country to enroll as overseas voters so that they can...

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10-year residency visa launched in UAE for investors, doctors, specialists

In a new move that will bring smiles to the faces of expatriates, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has decided that investors and specialists such...

Forbes honours top 100 Gulf-based Indian businessmen with cumulative assets of USD26.4 billion

Showcasing the growing prowess of NRIs, Forbes Middle East has honoured 100 Indian businessmen and executives, mainly based in the United...

Dubai-based NRI chosen as AAP candidate for Punjab Assembly by-election

The ensuing by-elections in India have a Dubai connection as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to field an NRI as its candidate for the...

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