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Abu Dhabi seeks Indian investments, invites start-ups to establish hubs
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Abu Dhabi seeks Indian investments, invites start-ups to establish hubs

Abu Dhabi has identified priority sectors including agritech, tourism, healthcare, pharma and financial services, where Indian enterprises can invest

UAE bars entry of people with single names on passports
World

UAE bars entry of people with single names on passports

This new naming policy does not apply to people who have a valid residence permit or work visa, the airline said. The UAE is a constitutional federation of seven emirates, including Dubai. Abu Dhabi city is the capital of the UAE

New media poses challenge of credibility, says I&B Secretary Apurva Chandra
India

New media poses challenge of credibility, says I&B Secretary Apurva Chandra

At the first World Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, Chandra said India has over 1.2 billion mobile phone users and 600 million smartphone users who are consuming a high amount of information and entertainment via mobile devices

IIFA 2023: Karan Johar, Farah Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Amit Trivedi all set to enthrall Yas Island in Abu Dhabi
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IIFA 2023: Karan Johar, Farah Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Amit Trivedi all set to enthrall Yas Island in Abu Dhabi

Karan Johar and Farah Khan will host IIFA Rocks, the biggest musical extravaganza showcasing some of the best talents from the world's largest film industry. A grand fusion of song, dance, film, and fashion, IIFA ROCKS 2023 will have live performances by some of Bollywood's biggest artists.

IIFA 2023: Ranveer Singh to perform for an award's event at Yas Island after skipping last season
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IIFA 2023: Ranveer Singh to perform for an award's event at Yas Island after skipping last season

Ranveer Singh, who has become the cultural ambassador of India given his soaring popularity the world over, will give audiences attending the IIFA Awards at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, a performance that they will never forget.

Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Karan Johar to be a part of IIFA 2023; event to be held at Abu Dhabi again
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Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Karan Johar to be a part of IIFA 2023; event to be held at Abu Dhabi again

The comeback of the 22nd edition of IIFA this year at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, hosted by superstar Salman Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, and Maniesh Paul, featured electrifying performances by the finest talent from the Indian film fraternity.

From yoga to temples in UAE, Bahrain: Narendra Modi is the best ambassador of Indian culture
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From yoga to temples in UAE, Bahrain: Narendra Modi is the best ambassador of Indian culture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been unflagging in his promotion of yoga. But that's not all. During his tenure, he laid the foundation stone of the first-ever Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi and has been endorsing Indian art through the gifts he gives his foreign counterparts

IIFA Awards 2022: Bollywood stars land in Abu Dhabi
Entertainment

IIFA Awards 2022: Bollywood stars land in Abu Dhabi

IIFA 2022 is planned to take place on Yas Island, and Bollywood stars have been arriving in Abu Dhabi for the same.

NDPS court grants Rhea Chakraborty permission to travel Abu Dhabi, attend IIFA Awards ceremony
India

NDPS court grants Rhea Chakraborty permission to travel Abu Dhabi, attend IIFA Awards ceremony

The court has directed Rhea Chakraborty to report to the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi during her stay and submit a cash deposit of Rs 1 lakh

Historic India-UAE trade pact effective from 1 May, says Emirati minister
World

Historic India-UAE trade pact effective from 1 May, says Emirati minister

CEPA, a comprehensive path-breaking trade agreement between India and the UAE, was signed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan on 18 February

IIFA 2022: Ranveer Singh is all buckled up for his performance
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IIFA 2022: Ranveer Singh is all buckled up for his performance

Superstar Ranveer Singh is all set to deliver a super entertaining, live wire onstage performance at IIFA 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

Bollywood biggies Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan and many more set to entertain at IIFA 2022
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Bollywood biggies Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan and many more set to entertain at IIFA 2022

Bollywood Biggies Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan and more set to entertain at the 22nd edition of IIFA 2022 at YAS Island, Abu Dhabi this year.

Thomas Tuchel tests positive for COVID-19, doubtful for Club World Cup trip to Abu Dhabi
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Thomas Tuchel tests positive for COVID-19, doubtful for Club World Cup trip to Abu Dhabi

The German will not be in the dugout for Chelsea's FA Cup fourth round clash with Plymouth at Stamford Bridge on Saturday

US to deploy warship, fighter jets to assist UAE against Houthi rebels
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US to deploy warship, fighter jets to assist UAE against Houthi rebels

The US deployment comes just days after United Arab Emirates said it intercepted a missile from Yemen's Houthi rebels. It was the third such strike against the region's commercial and tourism hub

Golfer Shubhankar Sharma looks to build on Abu Dhabi showing in Dubai Desert Classic
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Golfer Shubhankar Sharma looks to build on Abu Dhabi showing in Dubai Desert Classic

Fresh from his best performance on the European Tour since 2018, Sharma is brimming with confidence and is raring to go at this week's Dubai Desert Classic.

Saudi-led coalition denies Yemen prison air strike that killed 70 including migrants, women and children
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Saudi-led coalition denies Yemen prison air strike that killed 70 including migrants, women and children

This week has witnessed a dramatic upswing in the conflict that has already killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions, creating what the UN calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis

Brent oil prices hit highest level in more than seven years as fears around COVID-19 ebb
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Brent oil prices hit highest level in more than seven years as fears around COVID-19 ebb

The latest bump comes after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed attacks in Abu Dhabi that triggered a fuel tank blast, killing three people Monday

Two Indians killed in UAE airport explosion caused by suspected drone attack; Yemen's Houthi claim responsibility
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Two Indians killed in UAE airport explosion caused by suspected drone attack; Yemen's Houthi claim responsibility

The explosion resulted in the death of a Pakistani national and two Indian nationals, and six others sustained mild to moderate injuries, said the state news agency of UAE

Rafael Nadal tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from Abu Dhabi
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Rafael Nadal tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from Abu Dhabi

The Spanish former world number one said he took the test when he returned to Spain from Abu Dhabi where he took part in an exhibition tournament last week.

Mubadala World Tennis Championship: Rafael Nadal loses to Andy Murray but both are pleased
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Mubadala World Tennis Championship: Rafael Nadal loses to Andy Murray but both are pleased

Nadal deemed his unofficial return to competition in Abu Dhabi as a "positive start" after he fell to Andy Murray in a high-quality exhibition match on Friday.