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CtoI News Desk February 16th 2018

Santheesh becomes 125th Indian to win USD1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

A record has been created as Santheesh Kumar has become the 125th Indian national to win USD1 million in the Dubai Duty Free raffle draw.

Air India planning direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Indian cities

In view of the developing bonds between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Air India will soon have direct flights connecting the...

15.8 million tourists flocked to Dubai last year propelled by India contributing 2.1 million

Close on the heels of Singapore reporting an incredible 17.4 million visitors last year, Dubai has also emerged as a top destination on the...

India, Oman bonds unbreakable, to get stronger: Modi

“Oman’s strong and unbreakable bonds of friendship with India are only set to get stronger,” asserted Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

Indian diaspora 'a bridge of friendship' between India, Gulf: PM Modi

"The Indian diaspora is a bridge of friendship between India and the Gulf states. They are also active participants in the prosperity and...

First Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi to be a beacon of Indian culture, UAE’s spirit of tolerance: Suri

The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi whose foundation stone will be laid by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be a beacon of Indian...

India-UAE to sign 12 agreements during Modi’s upcoming visit

About 12 agreements will be signed between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the...

Sushma Swaraj mesmerises Indian diaspora with powerful oratory in Saudi Arabia

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj mesmerised members of Indian diaspora with a powerful speech at a reception in Riyadh, the...

Perfect 10: Indians sweep the deck in UAE Big Ticket Draw

Lady Luck is smiling on Indian expats in the United Arab Emirates as a record number of 10 Indians have emerged as the top 10 winners in the...

Sushma Swaraj leaves for first official visit to Saudi Arabia

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left for Saudi Arabia on a three-day visit starting today. This will be her first visit...

CBSE starts tele-counselling for Board exam students in Gulf and other countries from today

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started the pre-exam psychological counselling for students sitting for the Grade 10 and...

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue to be installed in Abu Dhabi today

The land of United Arab of Emirates (UAE) will get a message of peace from India as a statue of the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma...

Indian teacher wins AED1 million in Dubai draw

An Indian teacher has become the latest millionaire in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as she won AED1 million in Commercial Bank...

Indian PM Narendra Modi to interact with diaspora at Dubai Opera

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to engage with the diaspora in the Middle East during his two-day upcoming visit to the United...

UAE-based NRI tycoon Yusuffali MA acquires Scottish hotel which hosted Charlie Chaplin, Elizabeth Taylor

UAE-based NRI business tycoon Yusuffali MA has acquired an iconic Edinburgh hotel which boasts of hosting the legendary Charlie Chaplin,...

PM Narendra Modi to visit UAE on February 10, 11

As part of a hectic overseas schedule in 2018, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the UAE on February 10 and 11. He will...

‘Iconic NRI Awards’ to honour prominent Indians living in UAE

To recognise the contribution of prominent Indians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), an ‘Iconic NRI Awards’ programme is going...

Shah Rukh Khan invites everyone to Dubai again

Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan is once again inviting everyone to the enchanting land of Dubai. The most anticipated second edition of...

Indians pour USD1.6 billion in Dubai real estate

Indians continued to be the leading foreign buyers in Dubai as they poured a whopping AED7 billion (USD1.6 billion) in 2017 the property...

Youth of India can lead country to become economic powerhouse by 2030: Shashi Tharoor

Highly optimistic about India’s future and the potential of youths, noted author and Member of Parliament of India, Shashi Tharoor said,...

Rahul Gandhi to visit Bahrain on Jan 7

In a step to engage with Indian diaspora, Indian Congress President Rahul Gandhi will tour Bahrain on a two-day visit starting from January...

Missions soon to help ill-treated, crime-hit Indians in Gulf countries: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Parliament that its missions and consulates in the Gulf countries are vigilant of reports...

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Record number of travellers to fly through Dubai during New Year’s celebrations

Unprecedented number of travellers are expected to pass through Dubai airports over the next few days as the New Year’s preparations kick...

India, UAE to hold joint naval exercises in March 2018

The UAE and India will hold the first ever full-fledged naval exercises in March next year, according to the Indian Ministry of External...

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Govt to help Indian women in distress in Gulf countries regardless of their work permit

The Government has said that Indian missions and consulates in the Gulf countries are ready to help even those women who illegally emigrate...

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