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United States Imposes Sanctions on Indian National Jasmeet Hakimzada for Drug Trafficking February 21, 2019 07:58

The United States has imposed sanctions against a UAE-based Indian National and his parents for allegedly running a global money laundering and smuggling network for heroin. The US Department of Treasury on Wednesday said “Jasmeet…

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Indian Actor and Teacher Swaroop Rawal Among Dubai’s $1 Mn Global Teachers Prize February 21, 2019 06:57

Indian actor and life skills teacher Swaroop Rawal has been named among the top 10 finalists of the USD 1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for her use of unique teaching methods to reach…

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Dubai-Based Indian Brothers Pledge to Donate Rs 1 Crore for Pulwama Attack Victim’s Kin February 20, 2019 12:42

Two Indian origin entrepreneur brothers based in Dubai have announced financial assistance of Rs 1 crore to the families of killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based terror group…

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Indian Community in Gulf Pay Homage to Pulwama Martyrs February 18, 2019 05:07

The Indian community in Gulf on Sunday came together to pay tribute to the victims of Pulwama terror attack at the auditorium in Indian Embassy in Muscat. The ‘Shraddanjali Sabha’ was attended by a huge…

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Indian Couple Killed on Desert Safari in UAE, 5 Others Injured February 15, 2019 09:39

An Indian tourist couple was killed and five others, from their family, including two children were injured after their speeding vehicle flipped over multiple times during a desert safari in Sharjah. The mishap took place…

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Union Cabinet Approves Three MoUs between India and Saudi Arabia February 14, 2019 05:58

As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected visit India next week, Union cabinet approved three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Saudi Arabia in Tourism, Custom Matters, and Investment. Cabinet Meeting chaired…

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Abu Dhabi Includes Hindi as Third Official Language in Courts February 11, 2019 09:43

Abu Dhabi has decided to add Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, along with Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The Abu Dhabi…

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97-year-old Indian-origin Man may Become First Centenarian Driving on Dubai Roads February 11, 2019 09:31

A 97-year-old,Tehemten Homi Dhunjiboy Mehta of Indian descent in UAE could become the first centenarian to be driving on Dubai roads in three years as he got his driving licence renewed for the next four…

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UAE NRI Files Plea in SC Seeks Free Transportation Of Bodies February 05, 2019 08:59

UAE based NRI files Petition in Supreme court seeking the centre to arrange free transportation of bodies of Indians who die abroad. The plea has been filed by one Ashraf Thamarassery, presently working in United…

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3 Indians from UAE Receive Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards January 24, 2019 05:41

Three Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday were among others who won the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA). President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred the award on Surender Singh…

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Indian Groups in UAE Miss Deadline for Proposals on New Immigration Bill January 21, 2019 06:39

Scores Indian expatriate groups in the United Arab Emirates have missed the finishing date to recommenced changes to New Delhi’s new draft immigration act that will replace the immigration act of 1983, according to media…

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Over 25,000 Indians to Attend Rahul's Public Meeting in Dubai January 09, 2019 10:12

Over 25,000 Indian origins across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are expected to attend the public meeting of Indian National Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi's at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Gandhi will be…

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