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28-Jul-2020 Dubai

England's Roy, Bairstow on brink of top 10 in ICC rankings

Dashing England batters Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow will be in focus from the rankings perspective as the reigning World Cup champions kick off the Cricket World Cup Super League with their three-match home series against Ireland on Thursday.Opener Roy and...

15-Jul-2020 Dubai

Jason Holder: No. 1 all-rounder, no.2 bowler in Tests

West Indies skipper Jason Holder and England's Ben Stokes have made career-high gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, following the conclusion of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.Holder has attained the highest points tally by any West Indies bowler...

26-Jun-2019 Dubai

Jai Ram Thakur holds meeting with ICAI members in Dubai

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the meeting with the members of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) at Dubai in UAE today invited the Indian Diaspora to come forward and be a part of Himachal Pradesh's growth story by investing...

26-Jun-2019 Dubai

Himachal government organises road show in Dubai to attract investors

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the ‘Road Show’ organized by the State Government in association with the CII Himachal at Dubai, UAE on Tuesday evening invited the entrepreneurs to invest in Himachal Pradesh  as there was immense investment...

25-Jun-2019 Dubai

UAE keen to invest in food processing, tourism and infrastructure

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held a meeting with Secretary General of Ministry of Economy, United Arab Emirate (UAE)   Jamal Al Jarwan at Dubai today.The Chief Minister apprised the Secretary General regarding immense investment potential available...

25-Jun-2019 Dubai

HP delegation holds meeting with Captains of industries in Dubai

The delegation led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur had one to one meeting with Captains of the industries at Dubai in United Arab Emirate (UAE) to woo the investors to invest in Himachal Pradesh.The delegation had meetings with Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

25-Jun-2019 Dubai

Jai Ram Thakur invites Indian diaspora of UAE to invest in Himachal

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur invited the Indian diaspora of UAE to consider the peace and advantageous environment of the state for investment. He was addressing the members of People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Dubai today.The Chief...

23-Jun-2019 Dubai

CM Jai Ram Thakur on four-day visit to UAE

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reached at Dubai today afternoon on a four-day visit to UAE. He was accompanied by Industries Minister Bikram Singh and a high-level delegation includes senior officials of the State. The purpose of the visit is to project Himachal...

07-Jun-2019 Dubai

12 Indians among 17 killed in Dubai accident

At least 12 Indians were among the 17 people killed in a horrific crash in which a bus full of holiday makers returning from Oman met with an accident in Dubai, the Consulate General of India (CGI) said here on Friday.The tourist bus was carrying 31 passengers...

22-May-2019 Dubai

Dubai: A food haven in summer

An easy and fun getaway for Indians, Dubai has amped up its food and restaurant offerings in the summer in a bid to woo more tourists.From the popular Dubai Food Festival to the food trucks to the world famous Michelin star restaurants, Dubai is the melting...

16-Jan-2019 Dubai

This Dubai rap sensation is taking the scene by storm | Rapper Bhalu

The year 2018 saw a meteoric rise in the Punjabi rap game. Dubai based Punjabi rapper Bhalu brought his unique flavour and music to the front and contributed immensely to the scene. Having dropped a handful of singles and collaborations throughout the year...

12-Jan-2019 Dubai

Modi sacked CBI Chief over Rafale: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the removal of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, saying that Modi "sacked" Verma without hearing him and was too "terrified" to let him stay in his post for the briefest period."The...

11-Jan-2019 Dubai

Rahul Gandhi begins UAE trip interacting with business leaders

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday began his two-day maiden visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a breakfast meeting with business leaders here.Gandhi, who reached here on Thursday night, held talks with the business leaders from the country accompanied...

31-Dec-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have maintained their top positions in the ICC Test Player rankings which was announced on Monday.Kohli dropped three points despite a first innings score of 82 in the third Test in Melbourne,...

13-Nov-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI)  rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.Kohli's deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static...

08-Oct-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammate Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively.Kohli remained at the first place in the batsman's chart with 884 points and is followed by his deputy Rohit...

30-Sep-2018 Dubai

Rohit Sharma jumps to second spot in ICC rankings for batsmen

Indian opener Rohit Sharma has jumped two spots to sit at second position in the ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen released here on Sunday.Rohit, who scored 317 runs in five innings in the recently concluded Asia Cup in UAE, is only behind his skipper Virat Kohli...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

We played good cricket throughout the tournament : Rohit Sharma

After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final, stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament.In an unpredictable affair in the finals, the...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

We played good cricket throughout the tournament: Rohit Sharma

After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament. In an unpredictable affair in the finals the...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup Final: India pips Bangladesh in last ball thriller

In a match going down the wire Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar s sensible knock helped India pip Bangladesh by three wickets in a thrilling Asia Cup final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday. The win also shattered Bangladesh...

26-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: Afghanistan pull off thrilling last-ball tie with India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's comeback as skipper, albiet for a game ended in a thrilling tie against a resurgent Afghanistan in their final Super Four match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.Chasing a competitive 253, the defending...

26-Sep-2018 Dubai

Zaheer Khan bats for Rishabh Pant in India's World Cup squad

With India yet to sort out their middle order batting woes, specially the No.4 spot, fast bowling great Zaheer Khan believes rising stumper Rishabh Pant's attractive strokeplay makes him one of the contenders in the squad for next year's ICC World Cup, scheduled...

23-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan brush aside Pakistan

Continuing their winning run, India handed out an another humiliating nine-wicket defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup tournament here on Sunday.Chasing an average 238-run target, Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan single-handedly...

22-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: Confident India look to continue dominance over Pakistan

Beaming with confidence after successive lop-sided wins over Pakistan and Bangladesh, a confident India will once again aim to brush aside the Green Brigade when the two sides clash in a Super Four tie of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium...

19-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday.Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar...

18-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim's career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually...

03-Sep-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC rankings

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained his number one spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings with a career-high 937 rating points, despite the defeat in the fourth Test against England.Although India lost the fourth...

23-Aug-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli back as No.1 ICC Test batsman

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday regained the No.1 ICC Test batting spot after notching 200 runs (97, 103) in the just-concluded Trent Bridge Test against England, that India won by 203 runs.According to an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement,...

27-Jul-2018 Dubai

Sania Mirza sets sights on 2020 Olympics

Out of action for a long period with a chronic knee injury and now her first pregnancy, ace Indian player Sania Mirza is hopeful of hitting the tennis court for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.In a recent interview to Gulf News, former Doubles World No.1 Sania,...

16-May-2018 Dubai

Sobha Realty announces the launch of Sobha Creek Vistas Residences

Sobha Realty, the leading premium real estate developer, unveiled the launch of ‘Sobha Creek Vistas’ in Sobha Hartland at an exclusive event of 600 guests yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai The resort-style luxury housing project encompasses 8...

11-Apr-2018 Dubai

I sympathise with Hollywood's gender equality movement : Toby Stephens

Toby Stephens hopes for a "correction" in the representation of women in Hollywood and wishes for a more equal world for his wife and daughters. The actor, son of veteran cine icon Maggie Smith, sympathises with the ongoing movement calling for gender equality,...

27-Feb-2018 Dubai

Sridevi's death : Dubai prosecutor closes case, body handed over

Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor drowned in her bathtub after losing consciousness and the case had been closed after investigation, Dubai Prosecutor's office said. The body was handed over to her bereaved family.No foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators...

27-Feb-2018 Dubai

Sridevi's body released for embalming

The body of Bollywood actress Sridevi, who died in her hotel room on Saturday, has been released for the procedure of embalming, says a report from Consulate General of India, Dubai."Dubai Police has handed over the Consulate and the family members letters...

26-Feb-2018 Dubai

Sridevi died from accidental drowning : Report

Indian actress Sridevi died due to accidental drowning in a bath tub in her hotel here, reports gulfnews.com.Sharing the image of the forensic report, the media publication stated that Sridevi, who had traces of alcohol in her blood, lost balance and fell into...

26-Feb-2018 Dubai

Sridevi's last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, was getting ready at a hotel room in Dubai for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor before she suffered a cardiac arrest which led to her sudden demise, a media report said on Monday.Boney flew back from Mumbai and...

25-Feb-2018 Dubai

Bhuvneshwar Kumar jumps to 12th, Kohli drops to 6th in T20I rankings

Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar jumped 20 places to be 12th, while captain Virat Kohli dropped three places to be sixth in the Twenty20 International (T20I) bowling and batting rankings revealed on Sunday.Bhuvneshwar picked up seven wickets in the three-match...

25-Feb-2018 Dubai

Defending champion Svitolina beats Kasatkina, keeps Dubai title

Defending champion Elina Svitolina of Ukraine won her second Dubai Tennis Championships title in a row, beating Russia's Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-0 in the final.Top-seeded Svitolina needed a little over an hour to defeat Kasatkina, whom she has bested in all three...

25-Feb-2018 Dubai

Actress Sridevi passes away

Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, passed away in Dubai, plunging the entire country into a pall of gloom as her fans and admirers expressed shock and disbelief.The actress breathed her last on Saturday night at around 11 p.m. She was rushed to the nearby Rashid Hospital...

11-Feb-2018 Dubai

Narendra Modi, French PM discuss strengthening strategic partnership

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe on the sidelines of the World Government Summit here and discussed ways to strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership."The two leaders had a good discussion on strengthening...

11-Feb-2018 Dubai

Narendra Modi meets Kyrgyzstan PM Sapar Isakov

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his Kyrgyz counterpart Sapar Isakov on the sidelines of the World Government Summit here.The two leaders shared views on bilateral and regional issues, Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...

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