CtoI News Desk September 16th 2019 Entertainment

Singapore ranked 40, New Delhi and Mumbai not in top 100 in the 2019 Global Liveability Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Global Liveability Index assesses 140 cities across the globe.


Singapore’s oasis-in-the desert pavilion set to steal the show at Expo 2020 Dubai

The Singapore pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is themed 'Nature. Nurture. Future' and is a 1,550-square-metre ‘city in a garden’.


Dubai ranked seventh in top FinTech locations of the future

Dubai has ranked seventh in the world’s top FinTech Locations of the Future 2019/20 for Economic Potential Index, by fDi Markets.


Major upsurge in Indian companies joining Dubai business chamber

The first six months of 2019 has seen an 18 per cent increase in Indian businesses signing up to be members of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce...


Indians account for almost 1 million tourists to Dubai in the first half of 2019

Indians made up a whopping 997,000 out of the 8.36 million international overnight visitors to Dubai in the first six months of 2019.


The Telangana farmer who won USD 4 million in a Dubai raffle

Indian farmer Vilas Rikkala won the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle prize of USD 4 million after leaving the UAE when he failed to find a job.


Indian-origin comic dies during performance

Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu died on stage while performing his act in front of a packed audience in Dubai. Naidu, 36,...


Mehul Choksi’s Dubai assets seized by India’s Enforcement Directorate

Tightening the noose around diamond merchant Mehul Choksi India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized his properties worth INR 248...


IIM-Indore to train working professionals of Dubai

To equip business professionals with the latest skills, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, has launched its flagship...


Indian student living in Dubai wins environment award

An Indian student, Amiteash Paul, living in Dubai has won the prestigious Diana Award 2019 for his work in the field of environment...


Two Indian startups win office spaces in Dubai

Two Indian startups have emerged as winners in a prestigious competition held during the recent Dubai Startup Hub Show at New Delhi.


HMSHost to open outlets at Dubai Airport, Indian locations

HMSHost International announced plans to open F&B outlets at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and different locations across India,...


Dubai to assign star ratings to universities

In a bid to ensure quality education to its students, Dubai has initiated a star rating system for all branches of international...


40 minutes from Dubai to Muscat via new Emirates flight

The UAE-based Emirates airline has launched the world’s shortest Airbus A380 flight between Dubai and Muscat (Oman).


Dubai Startup Hub roadshows in Delhi & Bengaluru

Dubai Startup Hub’s recent roadshow in Delhi and Bengaluru saw enthusiastic participation from many Indian startups.


Himachal CM visits UAE in a bid to woo investors

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur is currently on a four-day visit to the United Arab Emirates in a bid to attract...


Indian bank manager charged for using fake signature to embezzle money in Dubai

The Court of First Instance in Dubai has charged a former Indian bank manager with embezzling more than AED120,000 from a customer’s...


Dubai Rugby Sevens to celebrate 50 years with pop star Kylie Minogue

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Dubai Rugby Sevens this year and fans are in for a musical treat with pop star Kylie Minogue set to...


Tyre of SpiceJet flight from Dubai to Jaipur bursts, all passengers safe

189 people aboard a SpiceJet aircraft had a miraculous escape today when their aircraft landed at the Jaipur airport in India with one of...


Dubai Airports latest to ban disposable plastic

To minimize the use of plastic and create awareness about its harmful impact on the environment , Dubai Airports (DXB) has decided to ban...


Amazon Prime lands in the UAE

Amazon Prime is now officially available in the UAE, offering customers free delivery on millions of local and international items,...


Indian businessman in Dubai helps poor in Pakistan district

An Indian businessman based in Dubai helped in installing over 60 hand-pumps in the poverty-stricken Tharparkar district of Pakistan.


Prominent Indian businessman Murij Manghnani dies in Dubai

One of the UAE’s most prominent Indian businessmen, Murij J Manghnani passed away at the age of 92, after a brief illness in Dubai on...


Bus accident in Dubai kills 17; 12 Indians among fatalities

An accident of a bus which was on its way from Oman to Dubai has killed 17 people and injured three, according to Dubai police.


Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan, brothers get married in joint ceremony

The holy month of Ramadan has brought cheers for the royal family of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan...