Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: UAE

The new ‘Quad’ gives significant impetus to India’s prominence in West Asia

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed is UAE’s new royal troubleshooter — and maybe next big boss

The brother of de-facto UAE ruler Mohammed Bin Zayed has emerged from obscurity to handle sensitive foreign-policy files and stewardship of an extensive business portfolio.

India-Israel-US-UAE grouping ‘not against China’, can’t rule out trade deal, Israeli envoy says

Rony Yedidia-Clein, Deputy Chief of Mission at Israel Embassy in India, says new grouping is more of a joint international forum for economic cooperation.

Why US and India are taking on China with a ‘Middle Eastern Quad’

China has been wooing Israel and the UAE. Now they both seem to have been pulled away to be part of a second Quad, or the first murmurings of a new world order.

Jaishankar takes part in new quadrilateral-level meeting with US, Israel, UAE

The four foreign ministers agreed to strengthen strategic partnership, held a closed discussion to draw a strategy to make quadrilateral cooperative plan a reality.

UAE seeks $100 billion non-oil trade with India to deepen economic ties

The United Arab Emirates ​is looking to reposition itself as a global hub for business and finance in the face of growing regional competition from Saudi Arabia.

UAE batsman Gulam Shabbir admits to breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code, banned till 2025

According to ICC, Shabbir admitted to being in breach of 6 provisions under its code, and the ban is meant to send a 'strong message' to other players and potential corrupters.

Covid pandemic: Philippines approves Moderna for 12-17 year olds, Delta hits Vietnam hard

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

UAE temporarily suspends visa-on-arrival for passengers arriving from India

The latest travel update is applicable to passengers having a visa or residence permit issued by the US, the UK or a European Union member state.

UAE says welcomed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, family on ‘humanitarian grounds’

Ghani left Afghanistan Sunday after the Taliban entered the presidential palace. He said he fled to prevent 'bloodshed'.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.