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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...

Flyer from Dubai arrested at Delhi airport for smuggling 100 iPhones worth INR8.5 million

A man flying from Dubai to Delhi was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport for allegedly carrying as many as 100 iPhones...

Kuwait based Indian wins AED7 million in UAE raffle draw

It seems as if Lady Luck is smiling on Indians as several expatriates are winning incredible amounts of money in United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Indian national wins USD1 million in Dubai raffle draw

An Indian national has hit the jackpot as he won a USD1 million (AED3.67 million) cash prize at Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire...

New strategy for DIFF geared towards supporting growth of modern film industry

The organisers of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that they will be adopting a new strategy to support the growth...

Two Indians in Dubai get 500-year jail sentences for USD 200-mn scam

Two Indians have been sentenced to 517 years in jail by the Dubai misdemeanours court for duping thousands of investors in a USD200 million...

Future of Indian engineers working in Kuwait in the doldrums

The future of Indian engineers working in Kuwait is in the doldrums and they are facing the prospect of deportation back to their home...

Jet Airways flight from Dubai hits catering vehicle at Delhi airport

A major accident was narrowly averted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi yesterday night when the wing of a Jet Airways...

Dubai gears up to host world’s first AI Show on April 11, 12

Dubai is set to host the first edition of the world’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Show on April 11 and 12. The event is being organised...

New representative office of Axis Bank in Sharjah to focus on remittances business

To tap the remittances business in the United Arab Emirates, Axis Bank has opened a new representative office in Sharjah. It will also offer...

Indian students’ app for encouraging people to use public transport wins award in Dubai

Indian students have again brought laurels to Dubai as they have won the first prize at the second Youth for Public Transport (Y4PT)...

NRI Haj pilgrims can now submit their passport until April 30

In view of the demands of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) planning their Haj pilgrimage in 2018, the Haj Committee of India has decided to...

Shabana Azmi starrer Indian film ‘5 Rupya’ to be showcased in Dubai

The poignant story of an eight-year-old orphan boy and his grandmother vividly captured in the Indian film ‘5 Rupya’ (5 rupees) will be...

Non-Resident Kannandigas soon to be issued NRK cards: Dr Arathi Krishna

NRIs of the Indian State of Karnataka will soon be issued Non-Resident Kannadigas (NRK) cards which will entail various benefits to them,...

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UAE-based Indian businessman richer than Trump, says Forbes

A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman based in United Arab Emirates and Chairman of Lulu Group, MA Yusuffali has beaten US President...

7,850 Indians jailed in foreign countries, maximum in Saudi Arabia

About 7,850 Indians are lodged in jails abroad, stated Indian Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh in Parliament. He also...

Sridevi’s body reaches Mumbai from Dubai, funeral today

The body of Bollywood actress Sridevi, who passed away in Dubai on Saturday, will reach India later today as the Public Prosecutor's Office...

Sridevi’s cause of death accidental drowning in bath tub: Dubai Police

The mystery surrounding the death of Bollywood actress Sridevi has been compounded as Dubai Police have confirmed that their initial...

Sridevi was preparing for dinner date with husband Boney Kapoor moments before her death

One of Bollywood’s classic superstars Sridevi was reportedly preparing for a dinner date with her husband Boney Kapoor when she suffered a...

Bollywood actress Sridevi dies of cardiac arrest in Dubai

Famous Indian actress Sridevi died in Dubai after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 54. Hailed as the first female superstar, she was in...

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