Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: Dubai

Travelling to Dubai? Here’s all that you must experience, from a desert safari to ‘dhow’ cruise

From a man-made island, to the highest tower in the world, an underwater zoo, the beautiful Arabian desert and marine adventure activities, Dubai has something to offer for everyone.

‘Major collision’ of 2 India-bound Emirates flights averted in Dubai last Sunday

The aircraft were Boeing-B777, each with a seating capacity of 350-440 seats. Preliminary report suggests one of the flights rolled for take-off without ATC clearance.

Indian food and agribusiness conglomerate Shreeji International enters Dubai market

Shreeji International has a presence in eight countries. Setting up the production unit in Dubai will provide it access to markets in the Middle East, South Africa, and Europe.

Dubai ruler to pay £550m in UK’s ‘most expensive divorce’, had ‘targeted ex-wife with Pegasus’

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum's divorce settlement with Princess Haya includes payment of £251.5 million & a £290 million bank guarantee for annual payments.

J&K signs MoU with Dubai for industrial parks, IT towers as Modi govt pushes for development

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal says J&K is traversing on the 'development bandwagon' and the MoU will attract foreign investment from across the globe.

Learning from industry greats & travels, how Indian musician Vishal Jain is rocking Dubai

Vishal Jain, a model and musician, believes in his dreams and working towards achieving them. He has already launched three songs.

UAE to burn mountains of trash as China stops importing waste

UAE is building facilities worth billions that will burn garbage to generate power. The projects, however, could make it harder for the Gulf nation to net out carbon emissions.

Meet Huzefa Vana, the diamond merchant who is best friends with superstars

30-year-old Huzefa Vana, a Dubai-based diamond merchant from Gujarat, also has friends all around the globe and some of the Indian superstars are on the list too.

As Covid hits airlines again, two flights on busy Mumbai-Dubai route fly with single passenger

Oswald Raphael Rodrigues and Bhavesh Javeri were the only passengers on Air India and Emirates flights to Dubai, respectively. In April, Mumbai-Dubai was among busiest international routes.

IAF aircraft to bring 7 empty cryogenic oxygen containers from Dubai

The IAF said the C-17 aircraft has already landed in Dubai and is likely to arrive in West Bengal at 5:30pm.

On Camera


TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.