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Indian expat student collects 15,000kg paper waste in Dubai

The student, Nia Tony, was honoured during the 22nd edition of the Emirates Recycling Awards in Dubai on Monday, reports the Khaleej Times.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Felix Sanchez extends contract as Qatar football coach till World Cup 2022

Sanchez, 43, has spent much of his coaching career in Qatar, working at the Aspire Academy before leading the nation to the Asian Under-19 title in 2014.

May 06, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

UAE honours PM Modi with Zayed Medal for boosting relations between the two countries

United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Thursday honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Zayed Medal. The award is the highest civil decoration of the country which is awarded to presidents, kings, and heads of states.

Apr 07, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Women in South Asia: Are we caught between Tradition & Modernity?

Mariam Wardak, Social Activist, Afghanistan speaks on "Women in South Asia: Are we caught between Tradition & Modernity?' at the WION Global Summit in Dubai.

Feb 20, 2019, 21:18 PM IST

Maldives, India conducting series of military exercises: Mohamed Jameel Ahmed at WION Global Summit

Bhaswati Mukherjee, former Indian diplomat, Kanwal Sibal, ex-foreign secretary, Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed, former vice-president of Maldives and G Parthasarathy, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan took part in the "India & Maldives - Emergence of Indo-Pacific" at WION's Global Summit in Dubai on Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:12 PM IST

Sri Lanka's strategic location not being properly used: Namal Rajapaksa at WION's Global Summit

Hasanul Haq Inu, former minister of Bangladesh, Shaurya Doval, director of India Foundation, Namal Rajapaksa, MP from Sri Lanka, Zakia Wardak, social activist from Afghanistan, Michael Kugelman, South Asia expert at the Wilson Centre in the US participated in a panel discussion on "Future of South Asia - Strategic Balances & Alliances" at WION's Global Summit in Dubai on Wednesday evening. Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament from Sri Lanka pointed out that his country's strategic location was not being properly used.

Feb 20, 2019, 19:40 PM IST

Pakistan has to be taken to task: Former Indian Army chief at WION Global Summit

Former Indian army chief General Bikram Singh along with G Parthasarathy, ex-Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Husain Haqqani, director of Hudson Institute, US, Kanwal Sibal, former foreign secretary and Micheal Kugelman, South Asia expert from the Wilson Centre got together for a panel discussion on "Uprooting state-sponsored terrorism: An imperative for peace in South Asia".

Feb 20, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

In democracy, everyone's emotions need to be taken into account: Sadhguru at WION Global Summit

Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation, while speaking to the audience at WION's Global Summit said that practical situations need to be handled in different ways when human conflicts occur. He pointed out that in a democracy everyone's emotions and considerations need to be taken into account, although it becomes difficult at times.

Feb 20, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Counter Terrorism: The Indian perspective in a multi-polar world

As the highest contributor to the UN peace keeping forces, India has supported global efforts for establising peace across the world but India continued to suffer terror strikes. What is New Delhi's counter terrorism strategy? How does India view global threat? In this session 'Counter Terrorism: The Indian Perspective in multi polar world' the panelists Congress Spokesperson Manish Tiwari, and BJP's in-charge of foreign affairs department Vijay Chauthaiwale discuss the options.

Feb 20, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Success of Development Goals anchored in India: His Excellency Hardeep Singh Puri

During his address to the WION's Global Summit, His Excellency Hardeep Singh Suri, Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs, India said that when the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals it was clear it will be anchored with India.

Feb 20, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan inaugurates WION Global Summit

The summit was inaugurated by chief guest and guest of honour His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Minister and Minister of Tolerance, UAE. During his address, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates said the UAE has good trade relations with India and plays a key role in regional and global security.

Feb 20, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

WION Global Summit: Unleashing the Power of South Asia kicks off in Dubai, UAE

WION is holding its 'Unleashing the Power of South Asia' conclave today in Dubai, UAE. The summit aims to bring together leaders from across the world to find common ground on the way forward for the South Asian region.

Feb 20, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

Japan have no time to feel sorry for themselves, says skipper Maya Yoshida

Japan is also building towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with coach Hajime Moriyasu saying in the past that he was aiming to match or better Japan`s bronze medal achieved in 1968.

Feb 02, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Qatari goal machine Almoez Ali targets Europe move before 2022 World Cup

Ali's spectacular overhead kick not only helped earn his country a first continental crown, it won the Sudan-born 22-year-old the Player of the Tournament and top goalscorer awards.

Feb 02, 2019, 10:27 AM 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

Asian Cup: Qatar's Bassam Al Rawi certain he will get a final chance to shine

The 21-year-old scored Qatar`s first goal of the tournament by curling the ball over the Lebanon wall in their opening group match and secured their place in the quarter-finals with another beauty against former champions Iraq.

Jan 26, 2019, 16:54 PM 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

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

Australia beat Uzbekistan on penalties to reach AFC Asian Cup quarters

Australia will next face hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. 

Jan 22, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Iran beat Vietnam 2-0, secure AFC Asian Cup last-16 spot

With their second group stage victory, Iran are now standing at the top of the group with six points, securing their berth in the knockout stage.

Jan 12, 2019, 21:14 PM IST