Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal.

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India To Conclude Free Trade Agreements With UAE, Australia By 2022

While speaking at a media conclave, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on October 9 said that we're working in full swing to sign free trade agreements (FTAs) with the UAE and Australia. Reportedly, the government is negotiating to conclude the agreement with the UAE by March 2022 and with Australia by the end of 2022. Besides, Goyal said the negotiation is also going on with the UK. 

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 01:48 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: FTA, UAE, Australia, Negotiation, CEPA

Courtesy: News 18

Fans Must Be 16 Years Old To Watch The IPL at Sharjah Cricket Stadium

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2nd Edition Of IPL Begins; Vaccination Certificate Mandatory

IPL opens the second half of the 14th edition for fans in Abu-Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. Sharjah stadium to allow 16+ years age bracket fans. However, a vaccination certificate is necessary for Dubai and PCR test results for no more than 48 hours are required. Fans are to be masked at all times, and social distancing is mandatory. IPL resumes on September 19, the first match between CSK and MI.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 05:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IPL, sharjah stadium, Covid-19, UAE, Abu Dhabi, PCR results

Courtesy: Zee news

An Airport in UAE

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UAE Lifts Travel Ban For India, 14 Other Countries; Expects Global Traffic

UAE has lifted its travel ban for the vaccinated people from India and 14 other countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. According to reports, the Disaster Management Authority has notified that the shot received should be approved by WHO. Besides, the new guidelines will come into effect from September 12 and are expecting huge global traffic. Moreover, Dubai will start its Expo 2020 World Fair on October 1.

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: UAE, travel ban, India, Vaccination, Expo 2020 World Fair

Courtesy: Times NOW

USE Prime Minister and ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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UAE Welcomes Ashraf Ghani, His Family Into Country

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his family are seeking shelter in UAE after fleeing Kabul as the Taliban takes over Afghanistan. President Ghani earlier stated that he left Afghanistan to "avoid further bloodshed". "The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds," UAE said in a statement.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: President Ashraf Ghani, UAE, Kabul, Taliban, Humanitarian Help

Courtesy: India Today

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 poster.

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ICC Unveils The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally on August 17 confirmed that the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will start on October 17 and will end on November 14. The World Cup is divided between Round 1 and Super12. The main tournament Super12 among 16 teams will be played between October 23 to November 14 in the UAE and Oman. Notably, India and Pakistan's match will be on October 24.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 06:47 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: T20 World Cup 2021, ICC, BCCI, UAE, Oman

Courtesy: Cricket Addictor

Artificial Rain In UAE

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Dubai Heat: Artificial Rain Showers In UAE Using Cloud Seeding Technology

The government of UAE is implicating cloud seeding technology to control the heat in Dubai, which often exceeds 115 degrees Fahrenheit. It aims to diminish drought worldwide. Besides, storms are created using drones, hitting the clouds with electricity resulting in large raindrops. “The rainfall technology I saw today, which is still being developed, may someday support countries in water-scarce environments like the UAE,” said Mansoor… read-more

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Dubai Heat, Artificial Rain, Dubai, UAE

Courtesy: CBS News

Sania Mirza

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UAE Grants 'Dubai Golden Visa' To Tennis Star Sania Mirza

United Arab Emirates has granted the ''Dubai Golden Visa'' to Indian Tennis player Sania Mirza, allowing her and her husband Shoaib Malik to reside for 10 years in UAE. Notably, Sania is the third Indian personality to receive the visa, following Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt. Thanking PM Sheikh Mohammed Rashid, Sania said, ''This is my second home and we're looking forward to spending more time here".

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 - 11:06 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Sania Mirza, DUBAI GOLDEN VISA, UAE, TENNIS, Shoaib Malik

Courtesy: Mint

World's deepest pool opened in Dubai

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Dubai Unveils World's Deepest 60 Meters 'Deep Dive' Pool 

The world's deepest pool, 'Deep Dive', has been opened for the Public from the month of July in Dubai. Sharing a video on Twitter, the crown prince of Dubai, Hamdan bin Mohammed wrote, ''An entire world awaits you at Deep Dive the world's deepest pool, with a depth of 60 meters (196 ft).'' Earlier, the Guinness Book of World Records granted the title of deepest swimming pool to 'Deepspot' in Poland.

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Deep Dive, Dubai, Deepspot, pool, UAE

Courtesy: The Indian Express

United Arab Emirates

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UAE Extends Travel Restrictions To India, Pakistan Until July 21

The UAE authorities have restricted the passengers to travel from several countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Nepal. However, the govt also extended the ban on passengers from 14 different countries until July 21. The officials said that citizens need to take precautionary measures this travel season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, infected Emiratis who are stuck in other countries will be permitted with the necessary… read-more

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: pandemic, Covid-19, UAE, travel ban, Indian subcontinent, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Courtesy: NDTV

SEHA refuses vaccination to Visitors

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UAE: SEHA Refuses COVID Vaccines To Visitors

Abu Dhabi's SEHA app removed the "visitor" option from the vaccination section, despite assuring otherwise last week. People with tourist and visit visas could previously seek free vaccination through this option. Vaccination was previously restricted to only UAE citizens and residency visa holders. However, authorities are yet to respond to this issue.

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 05:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: UAE, SEHA, COVID-19 outbreak, Coronavirus Vaccines

Courtesy: The Economic Times