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Pakistan refuses use of its airspace for Srinagar-Sharjah flights: Reports

Pakistan's objection to the flight using its airspace has been reported to ministries concerned, including the civil aviation ministry, the external affairs ministry and the home ministry, reports said. 
Srinagar-Sharjah airline will now have to take a longer route as Pakistan disallows it from taking its airspace. (Photo: Flightradar24)
Srinagar-Sharjah airline will now have to take a longer route as Pakistan disallows it from taking its airspace. (Photo: Flightradar24)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 02:22 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah

Go First will operate four flights every week between Srinagar and Sharjah. The direct flights from Sharjah will offer seamless connections to Srinagar and beyond to Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu, Leh and Mumbai and vice versa.
Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah(Twitter/travelobiz)
Go First becomes first airline to launch direct flights from Srinagar to Sharjah(Twitter/travelobiz)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 07:44 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services

In a historic decision for Jammu and Kashmir, the first international flight connection from Srinagar to Sharjah (in the United Arad Emirates) will be started soon as efforts are on so that international travellers come directly to Srinagar. 
Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services(Shutterstock Image)
Srinagar airport likely to resume international flight services(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Sep 26, 2021 12:53 PM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Srinagar

IPL 2021: Sharjah cricket stadium announces major upgrades

"They are currently building a new practice facility with four turf wickets and four astro-turf wickets to accommodate multiple teams during practice sessions. These will be ready in time for the IPL," a media release stated on Saturday.
IPL 2021: Sharjah cricket stadium announces major upgrades
IPL 2021: Sharjah cricket stadium announces major upgrades
Published on Aug 14, 2021 08:22 PM IST
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Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 namaz in UAE: Prayer timings for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah

  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 namaz in UAE: As Saudi Arabia and other Arab states gear to sight the crescent moon of Shawwal on Tuesday evening, here are the prayer timings with Covid-19 guidelines for those in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah
Eid-ul-Fitra 2021 namaz in UAE: Prayer timings for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah(Photo by Alessa Ciraulo on Unsplash)
Eid-ul-Fitra 2021 namaz in UAE: Prayer timings for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah(Photo by Alessa Ciraulo on Unsplash)
Updated on May 11, 2021 09:25 PM IST
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Vistara to operate daily flights on Delhi-Sharjah route from Jan 20

"The airline will operate its Airbus A320 neo aircraft on this route as part of the 'air bubble agreement' between India and the UAE, complementing its services to or from Dubai," Vistara said in a press release.
The flight would depart from the Delhi airport at 2.30 am (local time) and would land at the Sharjah airport at 5 am (local time) every day.(Reuters)
The flight would depart from the Delhi airport at 2.30 am (local time) and would land at the Sharjah airport at 5 am (local time) every day.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 08:22 PM IST
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Roadside eatery in UAE caters to those in need with one biriyani meal at a time

Taj al-Islam, 50 year old Bangladeshi carwash worker, 1st left, receives his free food at a restaurant in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. In this industrial underbelly in the suburbs of Dubai, workers methodically assemble packaged takeout meals of biryani rice, dal and brightly colored chicken curry for people in poverty and desperate to eat.(AP)
Taj al-Islam, 50 year old Bangladeshi carwash worker, 1st left, receives his free food at a restaurant in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. In this industrial underbelly in the suburbs of Dubai, workers methodically assemble packaged takeout meals of biryani rice, dal and brightly colored chicken curry for people in poverty and desperate to eat.(AP)
Published on Nov 19, 2020 06:22 PM IST
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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates | ByAssociated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Supernovas’ Chamari Atapattu reveals eating these Indian dishes and defeating Trailblazers in Women’s T20 Challenge

Cricket fans read on to know about the Indian dishes that the Sri Lankan women cricket team captain, Chamari Athapaththu, eats before going out to bat and the ‘secret food’ that resulted in all those sixes as Supernovas’ defeated Trailblazers by two runs in Women’s T20 Challenge
Supernovas’ Chamari Atapattu reveals what she ate before defeating Trailblazers(Twitter/ICC/imfemalecricket)
Supernovas’ Chamari Atapattu reveals what she ate before defeating Trailblazers(Twitter/ICC/imfemalecricket)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 08:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Want to make a mark in Women’s T20 Challenge, says Chandigarh-based fast bowler Kashvee

Seven months ago, Gautam, then aged 16, had made ripples in the women’s one-day tournament being held in Andhra Pradesh where she took 10 wickets against the home team in a plate group game at Kadapa
Kashvee Gautam had scored 350 runs and scalped 66 wickets for Chandigarh in plate group one-day U-19 and U-23 tournaments last season.(HT File Photo)
Kashvee Gautam had scored 350 runs and scalped 66 wickets for Chandigarh in plate group one-day U-19 and U-23 tournaments last season.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

IPL 2020, KKR vs KXIP Highlights: Mandeep, Gayle fifties guide KXIP to 8-wicket win

IPL 2020 Highlights: A hundred-run partnership between Mandeep Singh and Chris Gayle guided Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to an 8-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 46th Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match in Sharjah. In pursuit of a 150-run target, KXIP lost KL Rahul (28) in the 8th over. Chris Gayle stepped in to amplify the run-chase, scoring 51 off 29 balls including 5 sixes. Mandeep was the top-scorer with unbeaten 66 runs off 56 deliveries. Earlier, Mohammed Shami turned out to be the wrecker-in-cheif as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 149 for 9. The KXIP speedster returned with figures of 3/35, removing Rahul Tripathi (7), Dinesh Karthik (0) and KKR’s top-scorer Shubman Gill (57). Chris Jordan (2/25) and Ravi Bishnoi (2/20) picked 2 wickets apiece while Murugan Ashwin (1/27) and Glenn Maxwell (1/21) settled with a wicket each. KKR were put to bat first after losing the toss. They had a horrible start, losing 3 wickets in the first two overs. Gill and Morgan led the counter attack, adding 81 runs to the fourth wicket. But Bishnoi removed the Morgan (40) in the 10th overs after which the KKR innings started falling apart. KXIP won the toss and opted to field first against. Both teams are played the same team. With this win and a better Net Run Rate, Kings XI Punjab have now dethroned Kolkata Knight Riders from the fourth spot on the points table.Follow the Highlights of KXIP vs KKR IPL 2020 match here:

IPL 2020 Highlights, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) - Indian Premier League Match Today in UAE(IPL/Twiter)
IPL 2020 Highlights, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) - Indian Premier League Match Today in UAE(IPL/Twiter)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

IPL 2020: Shikhar Dhawan hits first T20 century as Capitals snatch win from CSK

IPL 2020: Teams batting first were 5-2 up in Sharjah ahead of the game and Delhi Capitals bowlers felt the pressure as CSK’s seasoned batsmen posted a solid 179/4. DC though made it 2-0 for the season. They found their man in Shikhar Dhawan and unexpected dew that made batting a touch easier as the ball came on to the bat.
Sharjah: Delhi Capitals (DC) player Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during their Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.(PTI)
Sharjah: Delhi Capitals (DC) player Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during their Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 11:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByN Ananthanarayanan

I will always support a team decision

RCB chose to bat first against Kings XI Punjab, and I was expecting to go in at No.4 as usual. In fact, when the second wicket fell, with our score 62 for two in the sixth over, I started to make my way through the gate that leads out to the wicket.
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during a cricket match of IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders.(PTI)
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during a cricket match of IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByAB de Villiers

IPL 2020: ‘Mine was best seat to watch from’ - Kohli lavishes praise on ‘Superman’ de Villiers after scintillating show in Sharjah

IPL 2020: De Villiers smashed a whirlwind 73 not out from 33 balls to set up Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 82-run romp against Kolkata Knight Riders and Cummins could not escape the mayhem.
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot.(PTI)
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 03:38 PM IST
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IPL 2020, RCB vs KKR: AB de Villiers special floors Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah

IPL2020: When RCB finished on 194/2 in 20 overs, de Villiers had shared an unbroken 100-run stand from 46 deliveries with Kohli. Out of those, 73 were scored by de Villiers in 33 balls
Photo of AB de Villiers batting against KKR in 28th IPL 2020 match in Sharjah(IPL/Twitter)
Photo of AB de Villiers batting against KKR in 28th IPL 2020 match in Sharjah(IPL/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhishek Paul

RCB vs KKR Highlights, IPL 2020 Match Today: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by 82 runs

IPL 2020 Highlights, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Chris Morris and Washington Sundar were among the wickets after AB de Villiers top-scored with 73* as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkatat Knight Riders by a huge margin of 82 runs. After opting to bat first, RCB posted 194 for 2 in their quota of 20 overs. Aron Finch (47) and Devdutt Padikkal (32) provided a terrific start. Post their dismissals, Virat Kohli (33*) and de Villiers stitched a 100-wicket stand for the 3rd wicket. In reply, KKR were restricted to 112 for 9. Morris (2/17) and Sundar (2/20) picked up two wickets each. Navdeep Saini (1/17), Siraj (1/24), Yuzvendra Chahal (1/12) and Isuru Udana (1/19) settled with a wicket apiece.Follow the RCB vs KKR IPL 2020 Highlights here:

IPL 2020, RCB vs KKR Highlights- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Indian Premier League Match Today in UAE(IPL/Twitter)
IPL 2020, RCB vs KKR Highlights- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Indian Premier League Match Today in UAE(IPL/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

CBI files case against Rotomac for cheating Bank of India of Rs 806 crore

This is the third CBI case against the Rotomac group, run by Kanpur based Kotharis, for cheating banks.
In the latest FIR, CBI has alleged that the company took loans over a period of time from Bank of India for which there is outstanding of Rs 806 crore.(AFP PHOTO.)
In the latest FIR, CBI has alleged that the company took loans over a period of time from Bank of India for which there is outstanding of Rs 806 crore.(AFP PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 12:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

IPL 2020, KXIP vs RR: Always knew Tewatia would get IPL stardom with batting, says coach Vijay Yadav

IPL 2020: Haryana has had a tradition of producing leg-spinners and Tewatia followed in the footsteps his much illustrious colleagues Amit Mishra and Yuzvendra Chahal despite being in their shadows for the better part of the last seven years in senior cricket.
Rahul Tewatia in action in the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab.(Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)
Rahul Tewatia in action in the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab.(Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 03:46 PM IST
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Dubai | ByPress Trust of India

‘I will never ever forget’: Laxman reveals Sachin Tendulkar’s words before Desert Storm ton

Sachin scored 143 runs and helped India to 250/5 in 46 overs. India lost the match by 27 runs, but it was enough to see them through the final. In the final, Tendulkar scored another ton to help India win the game.
Sachin Tendulkar after hitting a hundred at Sharjah.(Twitter)
Sachin Tendulkar after hitting a hundred at Sharjah.(Twitter)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 09:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times. Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Back to Sharjah, home of rivalries and controversy

Abdulrahman Bukhatir is to Sharjah cricket what Kerry Packer was to World Series Cricket, as he narrated a fascinating story about how a barren piece of land went on to become one of the most historic cricket grounds in the world.
One exhibition match changed the landscape of what would go on to become the Sharjah Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)
One exhibition match changed the landscape of what would go on to become the Sharjah Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 08:12 AM IST
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New Delhi | BySomshuvra Laha

‘Paaji, teach your fast bowler’: Aamer Sohail opens up on on-field argument with Navjot Singh Sidhu during 1996 Sharjah match

“Sidhu he had talked about an anecdote. I had confronted him about it on a news channel in 2005 when we were talking. He again talked about that incident, and I told him that things had not happened the way he thinks,” said former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail.
Navjot Sidhu batting for India in Sharjah(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Navjot Sidhu batting for India in Sharjah(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 12:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Kerala expat whose pregnant wife was evacuated in May, dies in Sharjah

Nithin Chandran was found dead in his flat in Sharjah when his friends went looking for him after he did not answer calls.
The first lot of Indians from the UAE landed at Kozhikode airport on May 8.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The first lot of Indians from the UAE landed at Kozhikode airport on May 8.(Representative Photo/PTI)
Published on Jun 09, 2020 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByRamesh Babu

‘Wasn’t even a spell, it was one over’: Shoaib Akhtar, Herschelle Gibbs recall 2000 Sharjah ODI banter

The match was a unique encounter in the sense that Pakistan had bundled out the Proteas for 101 in 26.5 overs, but neither of the two openers were dismissed in the match.
File image of Herschelle Gibbs and Shoaib Akhtar.(HT Collage)
File image of Herschelle Gibbs and Shoaib Akhtar.(HT Collage)
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 02:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Prashant Saxena

Dravid asked ‘was I out?’, I said ‘no brother’: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif recalls India great’s dismissal in Sharjah ODI

Rashid Latif said Rahul Dravid, who was adjudged caught behind, had asked him after the match whether he was actually out or not.
Rahul Dravid against Pakistan in 1999 World Cup(Twitter)
Rahul Dravid against Pakistan in 1999 World Cup(Twitter)
Updated on May 30, 2020 06:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Aritra Mukherjee

AI flight carrying 200 Indians from Sharjah to arrive in Lucknow tomorrow

The government also said that Air India will operate 64 flights from May 7 to May 13 to bring back around 15,000 Indian nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Telangana, March 31 (ANI): An airport staff wears a protective suit while checking the boarding pass of German passengers before take-off as GMR led Hyderabad International Airport is handling a special relief flight of Air India to evacuate German nationals stranded amid coronavirus pandemic.(ANI/ representative)
Telangana, March 31 (ANI): An airport staff wears a protective suit while checking the boarding pass of German passengers before take-off as GMR led Hyderabad International Airport is handling a special relief flight of Air India to evacuate German nationals stranded amid coronavirus pandemic.(ANI/ representative)
Updated on May 08, 2020 04:00 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Harshita Singh

Massive fire breaks out at high-rise in Sharjah, residents evacuated

At least a dozen fire trucks and scores of firefighters were rushed to the spot and the fire was doused, according to local media. Cooling operations were underway.
A massive fire broke out at a residential tower in Sharjah on Tuesday.(@Uditprs/Twitter screengrab)
A massive fire broke out at a residential tower in Sharjah on Tuesday.(@Uditprs/Twitter screengrab)
Updated on May 06, 2020 01:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

I ended up shouting at Laxman: When Sachin Tendulkar lost his cool and was scolded by brother after ‘desert storm’ match

22 years since that fateful day in Sharjah, Sachin narrated how his screams at teammate VVS Laxman during the chase did not go down well with his brother.
Sachin Tendulkar during the Coca Cola Cup in Sharjah in 1998(Twitter)
Sachin Tendulkar during the Coca Cola Cup in Sharjah in 1998(Twitter)
Updated on May 01, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Father woke me, said something special is happening: Ashwin on ‘Desert Storm’

In an Instagram live session, Ashwin said that his father had woken up late in the night which is how he saw Tendulkar’s famous “Desert Storm” innings against Australia in Sharjah in 1998.
Sachin Tendulkar.(Twitter)
Sachin Tendulkar.(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 09:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

India-Pakistan tennis ball cricket match to take play at Sharjah

The tournament will feature some of the best tennis ball cricket players in action. The tournament itself will be played from March 8-13 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, like in the first two editions.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 04:16 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Chandigarh to have direct connectivity to Goa, Chennai and Patna from March

In the summer schedule, which will be enforced at Chandigarh International Airport on March 29, the number of flights is proposed to be doubled from 32 to 65
Published on Jan 22, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Sourav Ganguly sent me food: Inzamam says cricket and religion don’t mix, rubbishes Danish Kaneria claims

“I am not ready to accept that we have such small hearts that we did a thing like this, that we didn’t accept someone. I think Pakistanis have big hearts and we can accept everyone in our hearts,” Inzamam said.
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)
File image of Inzamam-ul-Haq(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 09:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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