Tiger Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind, was in love with a call girl

Tiger Memon, said to be the prime conspirator of 1993 Mumbai blasts, was head over heels for a call girl, so much so that he wanted to divorce his wife, a report has said.

China's twin tower boasts new world record

A twin tower in eastern China has the world's largest LED wall, beating a record held by the 828-meter-high Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world's tallest tower.

Qatar says Chattanooga shooter only changed planes there

The shooter in last week's killing of five US servicemen in Tennessee transited through Qatar on his way back from a 2014 visit to Jordan but never set foot outside the airport, authorities in the Gulf nation said today as they condemned the deadly attack.

Bahrain king pardons Shiite activist Rajab for 'health reasons'

Bahrain's King Hamad on Monday pardoned leading rights activist Nabeel Rajab, serving a six-month jail sentence, for "health reasons", the official news agency BNA reported.

"Star Trek 3" to film in Dubai
"Star Trek 3" to film in Dubai

The third part of globally renowned sci-fi franchise "Star Trek", directed by Justin Lin, will film scenes in Dubai.

Chandy look-alike Saudi national to meet Kerala CM

A Saudi national, a look-alike of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, has been invited to visit India and meet the man himself.

Hawala scam: ED arrests Dubai-based businessman

A Dubai-based businessman from Surat was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his alleged role in the multi-crore hawala scam.

Cadaver liver split saves two lives

In a rare surgery, doctors at a city hospital split cadaver liver of a 32-year-old brain dead patient and gave one lobe each to two persons in dire need of a liver transplant, thus giving them them a fresh lease of life.

World's first 3D printed office to glam up Dubai

The world's first office building constructed using 3-D printer is set to come up in Dubai as part of a drive to develop technology that would cut costs and save time.

Air passenger held for smuggling gold in TN

An air passenger, who arrived here from Dubai, was today arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 80 lakh.

Indian man jailed for peeping into ladies washroom in Dubai

A 26-year-old Indian man has been jailed for three months in Dubai for peeping into ladies' washroom.

Dubai man attempts headstand world record

 A 41-year-old Dubai man on Sunday attempted a world record by performing `shirsasana` or headstand for about an hour on the occasion of International Yoga Day, a media report said.

Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title
Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title

Roger Federer won the Halle Open for a record-extending eighth time on Sunday by beating Italy`s Andreas Seppi 7-6(1) 6-4 in a successful dress rehearsal on grass ahead of Wimbledon.

Goa customs to visit Karnataka for gold smuggling probe

Goa customs sleuths are likely to visit Bhatkal town in Karnataka after two people from the area were arrested here within the span of a week for smuggling gold from Dubai, an official here said on Thursday.

Dubai bound flight makes emergency landing at Chennai airport

A Dubai-bound flight of a private airline with 300 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the airport here today after a woman passenger suffered a seizure, officials said.

Hindi, 3 Indian languages find place in Dubai driving tests

 Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.

Indian diplomat develops blood donation database in UAE

 A diplomat with the Indian consulate in Dubai has developed an online database of blood donors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Sunday.

'Snag' in Air India Express flight, makes unscheduled landing

A Dubai-bound Air India Express from Tiruchirappalli with 169 passengers on board made an unscheduled landing at the Chennai airport on Friday following a 'snag,' officials said.

45th hockey Congress to be held in Dubai
45th hockey Congress to be held in Dubai

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday announced that it is holding its 45th Congress in Dubai in collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and supported by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hockey Federation.

'Comedy Nights with Kapil' to travel to USA, Canada
'Comedy Nights with Kapil' to travel to USA, Canada

 Popular TV show "Comedy Nights with Kapil" is all set to take over USA and Canada with their funny antics.