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Indian man on tourist visa goes missing in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) An Indian man as been missing since November 9, a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, according to his relatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
25M couples in India couldn't access contraceptives due to Covid
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Human Interest/Society
Bowling action of USA's Nisarg Patel found illegal by ICC
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS) The bowling action of USA's Nisarg Patel has been found illegal by the International Cricket Council and, as such, the bowler remains suspended from bowling in international cricket.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mahira Sharma has a working birthday
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Mahira Sharma did what she loves doing -- shooting a music video -- on her birthday on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US committed to enduring partnership with Afghanistan: Pompeo
Geneva, Nov 25 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an address to Geneva Conference said that the United States remains committed to its own enduring partnership with Afghanistan, and to helping the Afghan peace negotiations be successful.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
New Zealand's Greg Barclay elected new ICC chairman
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Greg Barclay, an Auckland-based commercial lawyer and director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012, has been elected as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ghani calls for immediate ceasefire at Geneva conference
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) While addressing the opening ceremony of the Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva on Tuesday, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to agree on an immediate ceasefire to move the peace process forward and end the suffering of the people of the country.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Saleh accuses Afghan MPs of involvement in corruption
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) Addressing an side event on anti-corruption efforts at the Geneva conference, First Vice President of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh accused some "certain" Afghan lawmakers of involvement in big corruption cases and said so far such none of them have been investigated.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Now 'real hope' to end COVID-19 with vaccines: WHO chief
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) "There is now real hope that vaccines, in combination with other tried and tested public health measures, will help to end the pandemic," said the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
WHO warns against remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment
Geneva, Nov 20 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday warned that the antiviral drug remdesivir should not be used to treat Covid-19 patients no matter how ill they are as there is no evidence it works.
2020-11-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
To play international cricket, players must be at least 14: ICC
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) To play in any form of men's, women's, or under-19 international cricket, players must now be at least 15 years of age for safeguard, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
World Test Championship: Covid-19 pushes Aus to top, India to No.2
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Australia climbed to the top and pushed India to the second spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) after the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday effected changes to the WTC rules after several series could not be played due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICC brings in policy to exclude the corrupt
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Thursday approved an 'Excluded Persons Policy' as part of its Anti-Corruption Code with immediate effect.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
World Test Championship: Matches lost due to Covid won't be counted
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Thursday approved a recommendation from the Anil Kumble-headed ICC Cricket Committee to change the World Test Championship (WTC) rules.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Lanka pacer Zoysa found guilty of influencing match results (Ld)
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has been found guilty of three offences, including being party to...influence match results, under the Anti-Corruption Code (ACU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the world governing body said on Thursday. The sanctions on him will be announced later.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ex-SL pacer Zoysa found guilty of breach of ICC Anti-Corruption Code
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has been found guilty of three offences under the Anti-Corruption Code of the International Cricket Council (ICC) following a hearing by an independent anti-corruption tribunal, the world governing body announced on Thursday. The sacntions will be pronounced later, the ICC said.
2020-11-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Eight women's cricket teams to compete at Birmingham 2022
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the qualification process for women's cricket, which will be making a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from July 28 to August 8.
2020-11-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
3 rounds of voting could be required to select new ICC chairman: Report
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) The election of the next chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) could be made after three rounds of voting if neither of the candidates in the running get the required number of votes.
2020-11-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Countries letting virus run unchecked, playing with fire: WHO
Geneva, Nov 17 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that it's "extremely concerned" by the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in some countries, particularly in Europe and the Americas.
2020-11-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Dubai-based Indian couple hosts 'drive-by wedding ceremony'
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a Dubai-based Indian couple hosted a 'drive-by wedding ceremony' for their loved ones outside their residence, according to a media report.
2020-11-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
WHO chief urges global system for sharing pathogen materials
Geneva, Nov 14 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that there is "an urgent need" for a globally agreed system for sharing pathogen materials and clinical samples, to facilitate rapid development of medical countermeasures as global public goods.
2020-11-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre to take UAE's National Day event beyond borders
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has forced one of the largest UAE National Day celebrations by an Indian expat community group to be held virtually. However, the Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC) in Dubai has seized the opportunity to take this years celebrations beyond borders amid the pandemic.
2020-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
MI were disciplined, that's why we won IPL: Rohit Sharma
Dubai, Nov 12 (IANS) Rohit Sharma believes one of the main reasons why Mumbai Indians won the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was because the players showed great discipline as a team and also on the field.
2020-11-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
MI best team this year, without doubt, says de Villiers
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) Veteran Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers was all praise for Mumbai Indians (MI) after the latter won a record-extending fifth Indian Premier League title.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DC had ups and downs but always showed fighting spirit: Pant
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) Wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant said that the Delhi Capitals (DC) will "be back stronger" after finishing runners-up in the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kohli a competitive beast on the field, chilled out off it: Zampa
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli is a "competitive beast" when he is on the field but a completely different person off it, says Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Emergence of young Indian players best part of 2020 IPL: Lee
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) The emergence of young Indian players was the highlight of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL), says former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian engineering student found dead in Sharjah
Sharjah, Nov 11 (IANS) A 21-year-old Indian engineering student was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his family apartment in Sharjah's Al Rolla, police said.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Ishan Kishan a very special player in the making'
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) One of the shining stars for Mumbai Indians in their successful Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaign was Ishan Kishan.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Bravo, you're behind now', says Pollard as MI win 5th IPL title
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has now become the player with most T20 titles following Mumbai Indians' win in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India's loss if Rohit isn't made white-ball captain going forward: Gambhir
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir believes it will be "shame" and Indian cricket's "loss" if star opener Rohit Sharma isn't considered for the full-time white-ball captaincy going forward.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
I should've sacrificed my wicket for in-form Suryakumar: Sharma
Dubai, Nov 11 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma admitted that he should have sacrificed his wicket for an in-form Suryakumar Yadav in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday.
2020-11-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Grateful to play cricket during pandemic: Bumrah
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, who picked 27 wickets and ended up as the second leading wicket-taker of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said on Tuesday that he and his franchise were happy to bring smiles on the faces of the people back home as the world reels under pandemic.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi to clinch fifth IPL title
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) While stamping their authority, Mumbai Indians (MI) cruised to a five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) to win their fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) title -- the first time they have clinched consecutive crowns.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
In bus, we chatted about breaking consecutive titles jinx: Suryakumar
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav on Tuesday revealed that the team members, on their bus journey to the stadium for the final, chatted regarding breaking the jinx of not having won consecutive Indian Premier League (IPL) titles. Till last season, Mi had won four titles, but never in conscutive years.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi, clinch fifth IPL title
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) on Tuesday cruised to their fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) title with a five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in the final at the Dubai International Stadium. MI have become the first team in nine years to win back-to-back titles after Chennai Super Kings did it in 2010 and 2011.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
MI's decision to include off-spinner Jayant pays off
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma's decision to include Jayant Yadav in the final of the Indian Premier League paid off as the off-spinner picked the prized wicket of in-form Delhi Capitals (DC) opener Shikhar Dhawan to deal a tellling blow and helped MI restrict their opponents to a reasonable total.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Iyer's 65 not out helps DC recover after poor start
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Captain Shreyas Iyer's unbeaten 65 took Delhi Capitals (DC) to 156/6 wickets in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Stoinis first to score a first-ball duck in IPL final
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) were rattled by Mumbai Indians' (MI) Trent Boult in the first six overs of the 2020 Indian Premier League final on Tuesday. After choosing to bat first, DC lost their opener Marcus Stoinis off the very first ball of the match.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DC win toss, choose to bat vs MI in IPL final
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) on Tuesday won the toss and chose to bat against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Thai Nattakan's jaw-dropping effort in field wins applause
Sharjah, Nov 10 (IANS) Nattakan Chantam, the lone Thai player in to play in the Women's T20 Challenge, got to face a solitary ball in Trailblazers' three matches. Still, the livewire fielder won all-round applause with an extraordinary dive near the boundary line that saved a certain four against Supernovas in the final that her team won.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL: DC trying to copy MI blueprint, says Dominic Cork
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have got every single piece of the jigsaw sorted and it's something which Delhi Capitals have been trying to copy, says former England fast bowler Dominic Cork.
2020-11-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trailblazers clinch maiden WT20 Challenge
Sharjah, Nov 9 (IANS/GloFans) The Smriti Mandhana-led Trailblazers lifted their maiden Women's T20 Challenge trophy after they outclassed two-time champions Supernovas by 16 runs in the summit clash at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday night.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trailblazers beat Supernovas to clinch Women's T20 Challenge
Sharjah, Nov 9 (IANS) Trailblazers, led by captain Smriti Mandhana's 68 and ably supported by spinners Salma Khatun and Deepti Sharma, clinched the Women's T20 Challenge beating Supernovas by 16 runs in the final match here on Monday.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fit MI speedster Boult ready to fire against DC again
Dubai, Nov 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) speedster Trent Boult is the highest wicket-taker in powerplays with 14 wickets and the majority of his success in those six-over spells has come against Delhi Capitals (DC), their oppoenets in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday. Of his six wickets in the three matches against DC this season, five have come in powerplays.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai may try Jayant Yadav, hints captain Rohit Sharma
Dubai, Nov 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma has said that off-spinner Jayant Yadav could be an option for Tuesdays Indian Premier League (IPL) final as Delhi Capitals (DC) have a number of left-handed batsmen.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DC have got enough firepower to win IPL title: Coach Ponting
Dubai, Nov 9 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) have got enough firepower to win their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title if the players address a few areas well and play their best game in the final against four-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Tuesday, DC head coach Ricky Ponting said on Monday.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hardik not comfortable bowling, says Rohit Sharma
Dubai, Nov 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Monday clarified that Hardik Pandya was not comfortable bowling, indicating that the star all-rounder would not bowl in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Tuesday.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Radha bags 5 wkts to restrict Trailblazers to 118/8 in final
Sharjah, Nov 9 (IANS) Supernovas' crafty left-arm spinner Radha Yadav captured five wickets to trigger a middle order collapse and restricted Trailblazers to 118 for eight wickets in 20 overs in the final of the Women's T20 Challenge here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Women's T20 Challenge final: Supernovas win toss and bowl
Sharjah, Nov 9 (IANS) Supernovas captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Monday won the toss and chose to bowl against Trailblazers in the final of the Women's T20 Challenge here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
2020-11-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket