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PM Modi launches RuPay card in UAE, buys sweets using it

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the RuPay card in Abu Dhabi, formally making the UAE the first middle eastern country to initiate India's indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa.

Aug 24, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

BCCI suspends India A player Rinku Singh for participating in unauthorised tournament

As a result, Singh has been removed from current India A squad which is set to play a multi-day game against Sri Lanka A starting May 31.

May 30, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Watch top 4 big news of the day, 20th April, 2019

This segment of Zee brings to you about the big news of the day, 20th April, 2019. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 20, 2019, 09:18 AM IST

Deshhit: PM Narendra Modi may inaugurate Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi on 20th April

As planning goes in full swing for the foundation stone-laying of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, rumours are rife that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be flying to Abu Dhabi as the chief guest for the ceremony.

Apr 02, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

F1 goes free-to-air in Middle East under new MBC deal

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports said in February that it had not renewed its contract as a result of broadcast piracy in the region. The previous five-year deal expired at the end of last season. 

Mar 21, 2019, 08:35 AM IST

Abu Dhabi to host T10 league for next five years

A five-year agreement with the organizers of the T10 Cricket League has been signed with the 2019 season to start from October 23. 

Mar 19, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

OIC ready to embrace India one day, says UAE Foreign Minister

India was invited by UAE as a "Guest of Honour".

Mar 02, 2019, 22:31 PM IST

After exposing Pakistan at OIC meet in Abu Dhabi, EAM Sushma Swaraj heads home

EAM Swaraj met Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir who welcomed India`s participation at the OIC plenary as a guest of honour.  

Mar 01, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

Deshhit: First Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is all set to get its first Hindu temple with the foundation stone laying ceremony of the place of worship going to be held in April

Feb 12, 2019, 21:38 PM IST

Deshhit: Hindi becomes third official court language in Abu Dhabi

In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 11, 2019, 21:32 PM IST

Steve Smith, David Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODIs

Smith and Warner are eligible for selection again on March 29, meaning they can be called up for the fourth ODI against Pakistan.

Feb 11, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

This is aimed at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier.

Feb 10, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: UAE protest over eligibility of Qatar players dismissed on day of final

The United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAE FA) had protested the eligibility of Almoez Ali and Bassam Al Rawi, who helped Qatar reach their maiden final at the continental championship against Japan. 

Feb 01, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

5th Asian Cup title would be a major step for Japan, says captain Maya Yoshida

Yoshida believes that, the success of the campaign in Russia combined with a victory over Qatar at Zayed Sports City would give the team a major profile boost back home.

Jan 31, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Qatar won't be distracted from final by eligibility row, says coach Felix Sanchez

On the eve of the Asian Cup final between Qatar and Japan, the United Arab Emirates had formally questioned the eligibility of Almoez Ali 22, and Iraqi-born defender Bassam Al Rawi, 21.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

The 62-year-old Briton was elected to the position in Beijing in 2015 amidst a storm of doping scandals and has spent much of his term trying to battle the use of banned substances in the sport.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Russian, Mexican promoters back Formula 1 rights holders

Formula One's commercial agreement with teams expires at the end of 2020 with talks underway for a potential transformation of the sport, with plans for budget caps and more equal distribution of the revenues.

Jan 30, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

Gulf tensions boil over at Asian Cup as Qatar oust UAE

The crowd of 38,646 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, was hostile to the Qatar side. 

Jan 30, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Watch: UAE expats celebrate India's 70th Republic Day

After the flag-hoisting ceremony, Vipul greeted people gathered at the Consulate and read out Indian President Ram Nath Kovind`s speech to the nation.

Jan 26, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019 India vs Thailand: How the action unfolded

India recorded a 4-1 win against Thailand in their opening clash of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 following a brace by striker Sunil Chhetri who further enjoyed quality support from Jeje Lalpekhlua and Anirudh Thapa.  

Jan 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST