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We enjoy excellent relations with Islamic world: India

Responding to a question on ties with the Islamic world, TS Tirumurti, Secretary Economic Relations, Ministry of External Affairs said, "Our engagement has been extremely robust and our relations with the Arab countries and many of the other countries are at an all-time high."

Aug 19, 2019, 23:05 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to receive 'Order of Zayed' during three-day visit to UAE, Bahrain from August 23

During the visit, PM Modi will receive the 'Order of Zayed', the highest civil decoration of the UAE.

Aug 18, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Bahrain to ban plastic bags in July

A Ministerial order with respect to the technical regulations for plastic products will come into effect on July 21, 2019, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported on Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

British Airways to launch its shortest flight soon

The 54-mile, 50-minute flight will fly from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Mar 23, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Mick Schumacher happy to be compared to father ahead of Formula 2 debut

The 19-year-old German is already part of the seven-times world champion`s old Formula One team Ferrari, having joined their driver academy in January.

Mar 22, 2019, 09:06 AM 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

I have moved on from Asian Cup disappointment: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

At a time when stakeholders of Indian football are seriously contemplating a merger between the ISL and I-League, Gurpreet felt having more teams in a single league is the way to go.

Mar 14, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

FIFA considering Oman, Kuwait as potential hosts for 2022 World Cup games: Reports

The World Cup will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed bringing forward the enlarged format to 2022.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:07 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

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

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

Asian Cup: Mabkhout again provides cutting edge for pragmatic UAE

Alberto Zaccheroni`s side did little to fire up their supporters in the group stage, grinding out draws with Bahrain and Thailand and recording just one win over lightweights India.

Jan 26, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Head coach Stephen Constantine resigns after India's Asian Cup exit: AIFF

The All India Football Federation, in its official twitter handle, said that the 56-year-old Constantine has resigned. 

Jan 15, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

India crash out of AFC Asian Cup with 0-1 defeat to Bahrain

India finished outside the top two after the the group's other game between hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand ended in a 1-1 draw.

Jan 14, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Jamal Rashid strikes injury-time winner as India lose 0-1 to Bahrain

The Indian men's football team slumped to a heartbreaking 0-1 defeat against Bahrain after Jamal Rashid struck an injury-time winner in their third and final Group A clash of the  AFC Asian Cup on Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: India eye maiden knock-out berth in clash against Bahrain

The match is all the more special for Indian captain Sunil Chhetri as it will see him equal former captain Bhaichung Bhutia's record of highest appearances for the nation, i.e, 107. 
 

Jan 14, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

India need to regroup and win against Bahrain in AFC Asian Cup: Stephen Constantine

India went down to hosts United Arab Emirates 0-2 in their second group stage match after they had defeated Thailand in their opening game.

Jan 11, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Ahmed Khalil's penalty earns UAE draw against Bahrain in opener

The UAE face India and Bahrain play Thailand in the second round of group matches on January 10. 

Jan 06, 2019, 09:11 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019 complete schedule of matches

The two top sides from each of the six groups as well as four third-placed teams will make it to the Round of 16.

Jan 06, 2019, 06:50 AM IST