New Year 2021 celebrations in UAE: Watch fireworks at Dubai’s Burj Khalifa LIVE here, travel advisory inside
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 08:06 PM IST
New Year 2021 celebrations in UAE: Get ready to welcome the New Year’s eve with dazzling light show at Burj Khalifa, fireworks and music at Dubai. Watch the live celebrations here and check the travel advisory inside for more details
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kale, Abu Dhabi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Abu Dhabi is planning to reopen for foreign tourists by early January as it eases down curbs.
Dubai | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:04 AM IST
Oman will exempt nationals of 103 countries from needing an entry visa for a stay of up to 10 days to boost tourism.
By Kabir Taneja
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:25 AM IST
While successfully balancing relations between Israel, Iran and Saudi Arabia power blocks, New Delhi’s affinity for this Gulf outreach is rooted in geopolitical and geo-economic realities
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:06 PM IST
The external affairs minister raised the issue during India’s annual political dialogue with the GCC troika, which was held virtually.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:17 AM IST
Bristow Group Inc., which transports offshore crews to and from oil platforms and drilling ships by helicopter, had already returned 50 or 60 workers to various Gulf installations by early afternoon on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia partially lifts flight restrictions, allows ’exceptional categories’ to enter and exit the kingdom
Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:36 AM IST
After a travel curb of six months courtesy the COVID-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia will partially ease the suspension on international flights from Tuesday while all restrictions on air, land and sea transport for Saudi citizens are expected to end ‘after January 1’ next year
Doha, Qatar | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 10:52 PM IST
In a break from the past where the Gulf countries balanced their relations with Pakistan and India, they are now seen moving towards New Delhi and distancing from Islamabad, according to a report in the Al Jazeera.
By Kabir Taneja
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 07:07 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Travelling to India to write the medical entrance exam NEET is not only stressful but also impractical, several candidates in Gulf countries have said, citing the risk of contracting COVID-19 and the need to undergo a mandatory quarantine, among other issues.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2020 09:13 PM IST
The JCB Prize winning author takes on the powerful mafias that power religious dogmatism into people’s lives and holds up a mirror to its corruption and irrationality
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 03:26 AM IST
Around 296 expatriates from Kerala who have died of Covid-19 in West Asia, according to preliminary information with the state government.
Dubai | By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 12:11 PM IST
It’s a choice facing millions of foreigners across the Gulf as the fallout from the pandemic and a plunge in energy prices forces economic adjustments.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent |Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 08:38 PM IST
State health department officials said that they were concerned over the fact that nearly a third of the new cases have come from those who have returned from the Gulf region after they were evacuated and brought to Dakshin Kannada and Udupi districts.
Dubai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 06:45 PM IST
The passengers include 11 pregnant women, distressed workers, elderly people and three individuals who have been stranded at the airport.
By Constantino Xavier
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 07:56 PM IST
The repatriation process has once again shown that Indian diplomacy needs greater investment
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 01:44 PM IST
These warships include INS Jalashwa and two other amphibious warships, sources said.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 11:55 AM IST
Government sources also stressed that “many Indians have contacted the embassies through social media and emails,showing a willingness to return to their homes.
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 12:41 PM IST
The non-oil economies of the energy-rich Gulf states are likely going in reverse this year, shrinking in the case of Saudi Arabia for the first time in more than three decades, after the one-two punch of collapsing crude prices and the health emergency.
Doha | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2020 02:35 PM IST
“We’ve been in lockdown for the last eight to 10 days, we don’t know when it will end,” said a 27-year-old Pakistani engineer in Qatar beginning a second week under mandatory quarantine.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthpuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The Kerala government has warned of action, including a 6-month jail term, and asked district officials to deal with those skipping home quarantine sternly.
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:26 PM IST
French midfielder Paul Pogba has not yet recovered fully from his ankle injury but there is better news on the fitness of on the fitness of forward Anthony Martial and full backs Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Dubai | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 05:36 PM IST
Iran said Friday the ship had been targeted in a missile attack, which has yet to be corroborated. Saudi Arabia denies being involved.
Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The tanker Sabiti was targeted on Friday, Iranian media reported earlier, an incident that if confirmed will stoke friction in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil installations since May.
Riyadh | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 06:39 AM IST
Women, including Saudis, are also permitted to rent hotel rooms by themselves, in a break with previous regulations.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 06:59 AM IST
The Pentagon chief said on Friday an Iranian attack on an American spy drone in June after Tehran seized a British oil tanker, combined with the attack on two Saudi oil installations last Saturday “represents a dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression.”
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 06:19 AM IST
Incidents like the Abqaiq fire in the Gulf can have instant fallout
By Shreerupa Mitra and Ujjal Das
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:31 PM IST
Pinning the loci of oil prices has become trickier, making it difficult for agencies to make any meaningful forecast
Doha | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 10:52 AM IST
The design is a stylised Arabic white unisex shawl with maroon patterning, which is displayed in a figure-of-eight symbolising infinity while creating a heart shape above the words “FIFA WORLD CUP Qatar 2022”.
Manama | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 06:08 AM IST
Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the key Gulf nation, offered prayers at the Shreenathji Temple in Manama, the oldest temple in the region, and also the ‘prasad’ that he bought with the RuPay card after launching it in the UAE on Saturday.