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Not local unrest, trained Islamic terrorists stormed Kazakhstan: President TokayevNot local unrest, trained Islamic terrorists stormed Kazakhstan: President Tokayev

Not local unrest, trained Islamic terrorists stormed Kazakhstan: President Tokayev

Aggression was intended to form a 'zone of controlled chaos' with the further seizure of power, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has claimed.

World News Jan 11, 2022, 12:18 AM IST

Cryptocurrency morning roundup: Bitcoin, ethereum market down, hackers target HP servers and moreCryptocurrency morning roundup: Bitcoin, ethereum market down, hackers target HP servers and more

Cryptocurrency morning roundup: Market down, hackers target HP servers and more

Even though cryptocurrency market trading volume rose, the market capitalisation has taken a major hit and tumbled in the last 24 hours.

Business Dec 29, 2021, 9:50 AM IST

UAE moves to 4 and half day working week first country in the world to do so gcwUAE moves to 4 and half day working week first country in the world to do so gcw

UAE moves to 4.5-day working week; first country in the world to do so

The new weekend would begin on Friday afternoon on January 1, 2022. As per state news agency WAM, the UAE is the first country in the world to implement a national working week that is shorter than the global five-day week.

Middle East Dec 7, 2021, 3:25 PM IST

PM Modi likely to attend Joe Biden's Democracy summit on December 9 and 10-dnmPM Modi likely to attend Joe Biden's Democracy summit on December 9 and 10-dnm

PM Modi likely to attend Joe Biden's Democracy summit on December 9 and 10

It is important to mention here that China, Russia, Turkey and most of the middle-east countries have not been invited in this summit. 
 

Top Stories Nov 26, 2021, 6:11 PM IST

Good news for expatriates; UAE announces new labour lawGood news for expatriates; UAE announces new labour law

Good news for expatriates; UAE announces new labour law

The United Arab Emirates will implement the new labour law from February 2, 2022

Middle East Nov 17, 2021, 2:03 PM IST

WHO says new COVID cases continue to decline significant drop in 2 months gcwWHO says new COVID cases continue to decline significant drop in 2 months gcw

WHO says new COVID cases continue to decline, significant drop in 2 months

 In its most recent pandemic update, issued on Tuesday, WHO reported significant declines in cases in two regions: the Middle East (down 22 percent) and Southeast Asia (down 16 percent).

World News Sep 23, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

World largest and tallest observation wheel opens in Dubai next month VPNWorld largest and tallest observation wheel opens in Dubai next month VPN

World's largest and tallest observation wheel opens in Dubai next month

If you are wondering how tall the Ain Dubai observation wheel is, well, it is 2.5 times taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York and nearly twice the height of the London Eye.

Middle East Sep 7, 2021, 6:39 PM IST

Karnataka government exempts compulsory RT-PCR testing for UK, Europe and Middle East passengers-dnmKarnataka government exempts compulsory RT-PCR testing for UK, Europe and Middle East passengers-dnm

Karnataka government exempts compulsory RT-PCR testing for UK, Europe and Middle East passengers

However, passengers arriving from Brazil and South Africa should continue to provide their samples at the airport entry points and wait for the test results.

Coronavirus India Aug 25, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

India Saudi Arabia naval exercise underway-VPNIndia Saudi Arabia naval exercise underway-VPN

India, Saudis begin first naval drill as Middle East lobbies for Afghan peace

INS Kochi, the flagship stealth guided-missile destroyer of India's western naval fleet, arrived at Port Al-Jubail after completing Exercise 'Zayed Talwar' with the United Arab Emirates off the coast of Abu Dhabi last weekend.

Middle East Aug 12, 2021, 4:41 PM IST

India UAE navy ships hold Zayed Talwar drills in the Persian Gulf-VPNIndia UAE navy ships hold Zayed Talwar drills in the Persian Gulf-VPN

India, UAE naval ships hold drills in the Persian Gulf

The ships executed tactical manoeuvres, search and rescue, over the horizon targeting and electronic warfare exercises to enhance interoperability and synergy between the two navies. 

Middle East Aug 8, 2021, 8:10 PM IST

UN creates Permanent Forum of People of African Descent to address challenges of racism-dnmUN creates Permanent Forum of People of African Descent to address challenges of racism-dnm

UN creates Permanent Forum of People of African Descent to address challenges of racism

The new body’s creation comes ahead of the 20th anniversary of the controversial September 2001 UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, which was dominated by clashes over the Middle East and the legacy of slavery.
 

World News Aug 3, 2021, 5:45 PM IST

Delta variant triggers 'fourth wave' in the Middle East WHO gcwDelta variant triggers 'fourth wave' in the Middle East WHO gcw

Delta variant triggers 'fourth wave' in the Middle East, says WHO

Ahmed al-Mandhari, director of WHO's Eastern Mediterranean region, in a statement, said that most of the cases and hospitalised patients are unvaccinated and called it the 'fourth wave' of COVID across the region.

World News Jul 30, 2021, 3:28 PM IST

IPL 2021 UAE schedule MS Dhoni Rohit Sharma first clash on September 19-VPNIPL 2021 UAE schedule MS Dhoni Rohit Sharma first clash on September 19-VPN

IPL 2021 to resume with MS Dhoni Vs Rohit Sharma clash in UAE on September 19

While 13 matches will be held in Dubai, ten would be played in Sharjah and eight in Abu Dhabi.

CRICKET Jul 25, 2021, 8:19 PM IST

ICC Men's T20 World Cup groups announced, India, Pakistan is same group-VPNICC Men's T20 World Cup groups announced, India, Pakistan is same group-VPN

Get ready for India, Pakistan clash; ICC Men's T20 World Cup groups announced

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will host the T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14.

CRICKET Jul 16, 2021, 4:28 PM IST

India tells Pakistan Get your house in order, act on terror on your soil-VPNIndia tells Pakistan Get your house in order, act on terror on your soil-VPN

India tells Pakistan: Get your house in order, act on terror on your soil

The reaction came after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan alleged Indian hands in blast outside Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief Hafiz Saeed's house in Lahore on June 23, in which three people were killed while 20 others sustained injuries. 

Top Stories Jul 8, 2021, 9:59 PM IST