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Saudi Arabia boosts troop levels in south Yemen as tensions rise

But the separatists, who seek to restore the former South Yemen republic, turned on the government in early August and seized control of Aden, interim seat of Hadi's government.

Sep 03, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Australia coach Graham Arnold says his Socceroos will be 'greatest' ever

Arnold named a raw 23-man squad on Friday for next month`s opening World Cup qualifier against Kuwait, featuring 12 players with 10 or fewer caps and a slew of big names omitted due to form or fitness concerns.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

PM Modi will be honoured with UAE's 'Order of Zayed' today

PM Modi will be honoured with UAE's 'Order of Zayed' today. The 'Order of Zayed' is the United Arab Emirates' highest civil honour. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 24, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

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 Modi will attend G7 Summit in France, receive 'Order of Zayed' in UAE: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five-day official visit to France, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain from August 22, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 19, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

Six teams battle it out for final ICC U19 Cricket World Cup spot in Division 1 Europe Qualifier

The team sitting on top of the table following the end of the round-robin will fill the 16th and final spot available for the tournament set to be held in South Africa.

Jul 23, 2019, 22:55 PM IST

UAE to give visa-on-arrival to Indian passport holders

Indian passengers can then proceed to the Marhaba service counter to get their entry permit for a fee of Dh100 and Dh20 service charges, and continue on to the passport control.

Jul 17, 2019, 13:26 PM IST

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