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11-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

Rohit Sharma becomes second player to reach 150 IPL caps for MI

Rohit Sharma on Sunday became the second player to have played 150 matches in the IPL for Mumbai Indians (MI). Rohit, 33, led MI out for the 110th time as captain of the side against Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.He is the second player after...

11-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

KKR's Sunil Narine reported for suspect bowling action

Kolkata Knight Riders off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again been reported for bowling with a suspected illegal action during his team's two-run win against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here."The report was made by the on-field umpires according...

07-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

The batsmen let the bowlers down: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni admitted on Wednesday that the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen let their bowlers down in their match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), which ended in a 10-run defeat for the three-time champions at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.CSK took five wickets...

01-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

Rohit Sharma & bowlers star in MI's big win over Kings XI Punjab

Reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) rode a spirited show by their men, led by captain Rohit Sharma, as they gunned down Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 48 runs in the 13th match of the IPL at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Thursday night. This was MI's second...

01-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

Good to have Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya in form: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) were pushed beyond the 190-run mark against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Thursday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium thanks to a late blitz from Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya. The pair smashed 44 runs in the last two overs and put up 67 runs in...

29-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

All-round effort helps SunRisers Hyderabad notch first win

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) finally opened their account -- the last of the eight teams to do so -- with clinical batting and bowling efforts, beating Delhi Capitals (DC) by 15 runs in an IPL match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday.Leg-spinner Rashid Khan...

29-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Have been training hard for death overs : David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have been working hard on their performance in the death overs, according to captain David Warner.SRH on Tuesday recorded their first win of the season with a 15-run victory over Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Sheikh Zayed stadium here.After...

29-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Dedicate this man of the match to my parents : Rashid Khan

An emotional Rashid Khan on Tuesday dedicated his player of the match award to his parents. Rashid recorded figures of 3/14 as SunRisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Capitals by 15 runs.The 22-year-old Rashid's mother died in June and his father died in December...

26-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

We need to improve our boundary percentage : David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team needs to increase the frequency of their boundaries and sixes after they sunk to a seven-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Saturday. SRH have thus started their 2020 campaign in...

26-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

I want Gill to enjoy his cricket journey : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik said that he wants Shubman Gill to enjoy his cricket journey, after the youngster's 70 not out guided the team to a comprehensive seven-wicket win against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday."It feels good...

23-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Elegant Rohit Sharma back in the groove with masterful 54-ball 80

Mumbai Indians' (MI) captain Rohit Sharma was on Wednesday back to his lazy elegance with a masterful 80 off 54 balls that helped his team to a competitive 195/5 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here.Rohit's innings was punctuated by three fours...

23-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

It was all about being ruthless : Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, on Wednesday, returned to his usual, elegant self with a masterful innings to lead Mumbai Indians to a 49-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rohit scored 80 off 54 as MI scored 195/5. In reply, KKR managed...

23-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Was a pretty rusty day : Dinesh Karthik

After Kolkata Knight Riders lost their opening IPL encounter against Mumbai Indians by 49 runs here on Wednesday, skipper Dinesh Karthik said that rustiness was the reason behind the defeat."I think we had areas to do well with bat and ball. I think it was...

19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Many positives but plenty of areas to improve : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all smiles after his team beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.CSK were clinical with both bat and ball but Dhoni feels...

19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis 50s give CSK winning start in IPL

Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu's master class helped three-time champions Chennai Super Kings beat arch-rivals and reigning champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here...

19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

We practiced in Chennai also which really helped : Ambati Rayudu

Ambati Rayudu's 48-ball 72 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rayudu came in when CSK were 6/2 at the start of the...

17-Jul-2020 Abu Dhabi

Phase-III trial of Sinopharm's Covid-19 vaccine starts in Abu Dhabi

The first Phase-III clinical trial of Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm's inactivated Covid-19 vaccine has started in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates,  the Abu Dhabi government media office said on Friday.The UAE health authorities...

11-Nov-2019 Abu Dhabi

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates the India Pavilion at the ADIPEC

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated the India Pavilion at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and  Conference (ADIPEC). The India Pavilion has been set up by 9 Indian Oil & Gas...

23-Sep-2019 Abu Dhabi

Joint Statement of 7th HLTFI meeting held in Abu Dhabi

The seventh meeting of the UAE-India High Level Joint Task Force on Investments (the Task Force) was held on 22nd September 2019 in Abu Dhabi to review and maintain the significant progress made in enhancing bilateral trade and investment between the two...

04-Apr-2019 Abu Dhabi/New Delhi

UAE awards Modi highest civilian honour

The United Arab Emirates has decided to confer the countrys highest civilian award "The Order of Zayed" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for boosting bilateral relations between the two countries.The announcement was made by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh...

01-Mar-2019 Abu Dhabi

Sushma's veiled attack on Pakistan at OIC, says terror camps must go

In an obvious attack on Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that states which shelter and fund terrorists must be told to dismantle terror camps on their soil."If we want to save humanity,...

29-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Rafael Nadal to skip 3rd-place match at Mubadala

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has said that he will skip the match for third place at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship as a precaution.The 32-year-old Nadal returned to the court here on Friday for the first time since injury forced him to retire from...

28-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Venus Williams beats sister Serena in exhibition match

Venus Williams prevailed over younger sister Serena 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 in an exhibition match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.Serena, 37, broke 38-year-old Venus' serve twice to win the first set, but faltered in the second, dropping three service games...

07-Dec-2018 Abu Dhabi

Dubai Crown Prince launches world's largest Arabic audio library

Dubai Crown Prince Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world.The Dubai Audio Library, which targets seven million visually impaired people in the Arab world, was an initiative undertaken by the Roads...

27-Sep-2018 Abu Dhabi

Bangladesh upset Pakistan to enter Asia Cup final

Bangladesh pulled off an upset, defeating Pakistan by 37 runs in the Super Four match to enter the final of the Asia Cup here on Wednesday.In the summit clash, Bangladesh will face India.Defending 239, Bangladesh bowled tight line with left-arm pacer Mustafizur...

21-Sep-2018 Abu Dhabi

Pakistan edge past Afghanistan in nail-biting Asia Cup tie

Pakistan got themselves prepared for the India challenge on Sunday with a nervy three-wicket win over Afghanistan in a nail-biting Super Four contest of the Asia Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Friday.Chasing a modest 258, Pakistan were in control with...

11-Feb-2018 Abu Dhabi

Narendra Modi pays tributes at UAE war memorial

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid a wreath at Wahat Al Karama, a war memorial of the UAE's brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation."Inspiring way to begin another hectic day! PM @narendramodi paid tributes to brave soldiers...

10-Feb-2018 Abu Dhabi

India, UAE sign five MoUs as Narendra Modi makes second visit

India and the UAE on Saturday signed five MoUs, including in the areas of energy and railways, following delegation-level talks headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh...

17-Dec-2017 Abu Dhabi

Would like Barcelona to give us guard of honour : Cristiano Ronaldo

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo said he would like arch-rivals Barcelona to give Real Madrid a guard of honour when they clash with each other in the ElClasico on December 23.Real Madrid, who are currently placed fourth in the La Liga points table will host...

05-Dec-2017 Abu Dhabi

Fashion not limited to runway, red carpet: Designer Prabal Gurung

New York-based Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung, who has designed the uniform for the Grid Girls for Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, says fashion is not restricted to the red carpet or the runway anymore."We live in a changing world. No longer...

27-Nov-2017 Abu Dhabi

Ferrari had a good run in 2017 : Sebastian Vette

 Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, finishing second in the Formula One World Championship 2017, said his constructor had a good run despite failing to take the top spot in the recently concluded season.Ferrari finished second in the constructor standings with...

27-Nov-2017 Abu Dhabi

No concern about the loss : Lewis Hamilton

2017 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton said he was not concerned about his losses in the final two races of the season.Hamilton, who won nine races in the 2017 season to secure the title, failed to clinch the top podium finish in the Brazilian and...

22-May-2017 Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi's Emirates Foundation launches mobile app

Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organisation set up by the Abu Dhabi government, has announced the launch of its "Volunteering" Mobile App as part of its 10th annual Ramadan Campaign.The Volunteering Mobile App will aim to make volunteering...

27-Mar-2017 Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Innovative app aids reading at Zayed University

Zayed University’s Academic Bridge Program (ABP) has developed an exciting and innovative vocabulary learning app in collaboration withits Centre for Educational Innovation (CEI).The Academic Vocabulary App (AVA) has been successfully piloted by ABP teachers...

26-Mar-2017 Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Zayed University observes Earth Hour

In efforts to combat climate change, save the planet for future generations, and improve on energy savings, Zayed University celebrated the Earth Hour by turning off the lights in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses for one hour between 8:30 pm until 9:30...

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