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Asia Cup 2018: The cricket-loving India, Pakistan couples bowled over in UAE

The UAE is home to many cricket-loving cross-border couples from India and Pakistan who find it an easier option than living on the subcontinent, where Pakistanis have trouble getting visas for India, and vice versa.
Representative image.(AFP)
Representative image.(AFP)
Published on Sep 22, 2018 12:58 PM IST
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Dubai | ByAFP

Middleman in AgustaWestland chopper deal case to be extradited, orders UAE court

Michel, a British national, is wanted in India for allegedly organising bribes in exchange for a 2007 contract for VVIP helicopters for the purchase of 12 luxury helicopters for use by top leaders, including the President, Prime Minister and former prime ministers.
India had entered into an agreement with AgustaWestland to supply 12 AW-101 VVIP choppers to ferry VVIP passengers. The deal was cancelled by India in 2014 over bribery allegations.(Picture courtesy: AgustaWestland official website)
India had entered into an agreement with AgustaWestland to supply 12 AW-101 VVIP choppers to ferry VVIP passengers. The deal was cancelled by India in 2014 over bribery allegations.(Picture courtesy: AgustaWestland official website)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 12:15 AM IST
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Aaron Finch realised time was running out, now plans to seize chance

Finch was one of five uncapped Test players named last week in Justin Langer’s raw side for the two Tests against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
Aaron Finch made his international debut for Australia in 2011.(AFP)
Aaron Finch made his international debut for Australia in 2011.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 10:51 AM IST
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Sydney | ByReuters

Asia Cup 2018: Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande among five India A bowlers sent to UAE by BCCI

India start their Asia Cup campaign against qualifiers Hong Kong on September 18, followed by their encounter against arch rivals Pakistan on September 19.
File image of India pacer Siddarth Kaul.(AP)
File image of India pacer Siddarth Kaul.(AP)
Published on Sep 15, 2018 10:50 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

India favourites to win Asia Cup 2018 title, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly said that the Indian cricket team will be favourites to win the Asia Cup 2018 title even without their regular skipper Virat Kohli.
Sourav Ganguly believes Rohit Sharma can lead India to Asia Cup 2018 title.(Getty Images)
Sourav Ganguly believes Rohit Sharma can lead India to Asia Cup 2018 title.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 11:25 PM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India

Asia Cup 2018: India’s search for answers ahead of World Cup

For a team that has not even made it to the final of the 50-over competition in last two editions of the Asia Cup, India is set to be pushed to the limits in a hectic tournament under stand-in captain Rohit Sharma.
File image of Kuldeep Yadav (C) celebrating the fall of a wicket with his teammates.(PTI)
File image of Kuldeep Yadav (C) celebrating the fall of a wicket with his teammates.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByDevarchit Varma

IPL 2019 could move out of India, BCCI has two venues in mind

The Indian Premier League (IPL) was held in South Africa in the 2009 and in 2014 the first half of the tournament was held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh pose with the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 trophy.(Twitter)
MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh pose with the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 trophy.(Twitter)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 07:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBaidurjo Bhose

Mike Tyson to promote MMA league in India

Mike Tyson will be in the India to attend the first fight night, between India and the UAE, which will be telecast across the Indian sub-continent.
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson will mentor a Mixed Martial Arts event(AFP)
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson will mentor a Mixed Martial Arts event(AFP)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 04:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Drunk Indian man stabbed roommate to death in UAE for talking on phone loudly: Prosecuters

Public prosecution records showed that the 37-year-old Indian construction worker, who was drunk, fatally stabbed the victim in his room in the March incident in Al Qusais area.
Prosecutors called for a stiff penalty on the Indian man charged with killing his roommate.(Getty Images/Representative image)
Prosecutors called for a stiff penalty on the Indian man charged with killing his roommate.(Getty Images/Representative image)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 03:09 PM IST
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Abu Dhabi | ByIANS

Aaron Finch among uncapped Australia quintet for Pakistan Tests

Australia have named five uncapped players in their Test squad for the two matches against Pakistan in the UAE, including Aaron Finch.
Australia's Aaron Finch could make his Test debut against Pakistan.(AFP)
Australia's Aaron Finch could make his Test debut against Pakistan.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 04:09 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByOmnisport

Find ways to extradite Pervez Musharraf from UAE to face treason: Pakistan court to govt

A special court hearing the treason case against Pakistan’s former dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf on Monday asked the Interior Ministry to find ways to extradite the absconding ex-president from the UAE.
The previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief Musharraf in 2013 over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.(AP)
The previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief Musharraf in 2013 over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.(AP)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 07:33 PM IST
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From Sachin Tendulkar’s Desert Storm to Javed Miandad’s six – UAE’s rich cricketing legacy

The UAE carries great significance for cricket than what most of its lovers acknowledge. It is home to the Pakistan cricket team, it houses the International Cricket Council (ICC) and has a passionate fan base that has witnessed some great cricketing moments
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Updated on Sep 11, 2018 07:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByDevarchit Varma

India under pressure from previous defeat, says Hasan Ali ahead of Asia Cup

Pakistan will face India for the first time since last year’s Champions Trophy final, in which Hasan picked up three wickets in Pakistan’s 180-run win.
Pakistan's Hasan Ali (C) celebrates with Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed (L) after taking a wicket.(AFP)
Pakistan's Hasan Ali (C) celebrates with Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed (L) after taking a wicket.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 12:57 PM IST
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Lahore | ByPress Trust of India

Hong Kong beat UAE by two wickets in thriller to qualify for 2018 Asia Cup

In a match reduced to 24 overs-a-side due to rain, Hong Kong reached home with three balls to spare after UAE put on a competitive 176/9 in their 24 overs.
Nizakat Khan Mohammad top scored for Hong Kong with 38.(ACC Website)
Nizakat Khan Mohammad top scored for Hong Kong with 38.(ACC Website)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 12:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan key to India’s game-plan in Asia Cup, says Brett Lee

With Virat Kohli being rested following the England tour, Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian team which starts its Asia Cup campaign on September 18. Shikhar Dhawan has been named as vice-captain for the ODI tournament.
Rohit Sharma will lead India in the absence of Virat Kohli who has been rested.(REUTERS)
Rohit Sharma will lead India in the absence of Virat Kohli who has been rested.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 12:58 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

UAE announces names of two astronauts for International Space Station

The UAE has a fledgling space program with big ambitions. It hopes to launch its first locally made satellite, KhalifaSat, in October from Japan. It also wants to launch a probe to Mars in 2020. The UAE says it wants to colonise Mars by 2117, with a fully functioning city of 6,00,000.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who serves as the UAE’s vice president and prime minister, made the announcement on Monday on Twitter. The missions are scheduled for next year.(Reuters/File Photo)
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who serves as the UAE’s vice president and prime minister, made the announcement on Monday on Twitter. The missions are scheduled for next year.(Reuters/File Photo)
Published on Sep 03, 2018 04:32 PM IST
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Dubai | ByPress Trust of India

Bangladesh cricketer Mosaddek Hossain’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

Mosaddek Hossain, 22, who married his cousin Sharmin Samira Usha six years ago, has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13-28 in the UAE.
Mosaddek Hossain has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13.(AFP)
Mosaddek Hossain has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 11:39 PM IST
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Dhaka | ByPress Trust of India

Bangladeshi cricketer’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

The report said that the cricketer did not immediately respond for comments on the case.
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the fifth and final day of the first cricket Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong(AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the fifth and final day of the first cricket Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong(AFP/Getty Images)
Published on Aug 27, 2018 03:24 PM IST
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Dhaka | ByPress Trust of India

Asian Games 2018: Day 8 India schedule, when and where to watch, live coverage on TV, live streaming online

Rajiv Arokia, Muhammed Anas will both be in action on Day 8 of the Asian Games 2018.
Gold medallist India's Tajinderpal Toor celebrates during the victory ceremony for the men's shot put athletics event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 25, 2018.(AFP)
Gold medallist India's Tajinderpal Toor celebrates during the victory ceremony for the men's shot put athletics event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 25, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 09:46 PM IST
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Kerala floods: Aid money always comes with strings attached

This is not a matter of prickly and insecure egos and national pride. One element of national sovereignty is to refuse aid based on one’s priorities. If, indeed, there’s a special relationship between Kerala and the UAE because of the many migrants who work there, surely the UAE government can do better than simply write a cheque
Volunteers rescue people from a submerged residential area at Alappuzha district in Kerala, August 20(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Volunteers rescue people from a submerged residential area at Alappuzha district in Kerala, August 20(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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Pakistan are favourites to win ICC World Cup 2019 title: Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman said Pakistan are ready for ICC World Cup 2019 but their first concern should be the upcoming Asian Cup which will be played in the UAE next month.
Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman plays a shot during their ODI match against Zimbabwe.(AFP)
Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman plays a shot during their ODI match against Zimbabwe.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Of 24 terror suspects turned in by Gulf countries to India since 2012, 18 are from UAE and Saudi

The most recent such deportation was of an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative, Habibur Rahman, who was sent to India earlier this month by Saudi Arabia
After Jundal, there have been about two dozen extraditions or quick deportations from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Thailand and Bangladesh.(HT Representative Photo)
After Jundal, there have been about two dozen extraditions or quick deportations from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Thailand and Bangladesh.(HT Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 07:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajesh Ahuja and Jayanth Jacob

Will ask Centre to ‘make an exception’ and allow foreign aid: Alphons on Kerala

Union minister KJ Alphons urged the central government on Thursday to “make an exception” for Kerala after the Centre refused to accept Rs 700 crore in relief offered by UAE
Trees are submerged in floodwater in this aerial photograph taken in Kainakary village in the district of Alappuzha, Kerala, India, on Thursday.(Bloomberg)
Trees are submerged in floodwater in this aerial photograph taken in Kainakary village in the district of Alappuzha, Kerala, India, on Thursday.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 11:31 PM IST
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Modi minister vs Kerala minister over decision to reject foreign aid

Tourism minister said Modi government “inherited” policy from previous governments.
Volunteers serve food to flood affected people at a relief camp set up inside a school in Kochi on August 23, 2018.(AP)
Volunteers serve food to flood affected people at a relief camp set up inside a school in Kochi on August 23, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 07:14 PM IST
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‘Fix existing rule’: Kerala leaders urge Centre to accept Rs 700 crore UAE aid

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said he will talk to the Prime Minister on the issue.
Student volunteers manage and take stock of packed relief material for flood victims at SMV School, Trivandrum's largest relief material collection centre, in Kerala, on August 22.(AFP Photo)
Student volunteers manage and take stock of packed relief material for flood victims at SMV School, Trivandrum's largest relief material collection centre, in Kerala, on August 22.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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India unlikely to accept foreign financial assistance for flood-relief operations in Kerala

Government has taken a considered decision to rely solely on domestic efforts to tide over the situation, an official source said.
Flood victims unload food and relief material from an Indian Air force helicopter at Nelliyampathy Village, in Kerala, on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Flood victims unload food and relief material from an Indian Air force helicopter at Nelliyampathy Village, in Kerala, on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 11:45 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Kashmiri engineer, suspected to be ISIS sympathiser, deported to India from UAE

Irfan Ahmad Zargar, an engineer, had allegedly shown active support to ISIS activities in Syria on social media, the officials said. He was picked up by the authorities in Dubai on April 28 this year when he was entering into the Gulf country from Oman.
Irfan Ahmad Zargar, 36, a resident of Chattatabal area on the outskirts of Srinagar, was allegedly deported from the Gulf country on August 14.(Twitter)
Irfan Ahmad Zargar, 36, a resident of Chattatabal area on the outskirts of Srinagar, was allegedly deported from the Gulf country on August 14.(Twitter)
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 09:28 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India, Srinagar

Indian-origin businessmen in UAE pledge 125 mn for Kerala flood victims

The Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30 % of the total population. It is the largest expatriate community in the country.
People being evacuate on a boat at Panadala, in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, on August 18.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People being evacuate on a boat at Panadala, in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, on August 18.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 07:50 PM IST
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Dubai | ByPress Trust of India

UAE extends help to Kerala flood victims

“We have formed a committee to start immediately. We urge everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative,” Sheikh Al Maktoum, who is also the vice president of UAE said.
A supply truck transporting boats to flooded areas moves through a water-logged road in Aluva in Kerala.(REUTERS File Photo)
A supply truck transporting boats to flooded areas moves through a water-logged road in Aluva in Kerala.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 06:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed warns India ahead of Asia Cup clash

Shedding light on their preparation for the tournament, the wicketkeeper-batsman said that their prime focus is on maintaining the physical fitness and to make that sure they would be participating in a training camp.
India and Pakistan will face each other on September 19 in the Asia Cup which is slated to be held from September 15 to September 28 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.(AFP)
India and Pakistan will face each other on September 19 in the Asia Cup which is slated to be held from September 15 to September 28 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 03:45 PM IST
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Lahore | ByAsian News International
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