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Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of Covid complications

He was chairman of the military's Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 6:00 pm

India, Israel agree on mutual recognition of Covid vaccination certificates

This development was announced during Jaishankar's three-day visit to Israel

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 5:17 pm

Amid violence, ISKCON urges Bangladesh govt to ensure minorities' safety

A series of attacks on minority religious places in Bangladesh took place

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 4:41 pm

Wall Street banks set to profit again when Fed withdraws pandemic stimulus

The Fed has been buying up government-backed bonds since March 2020, adding $4 trillion to its balance sheet, as part of an

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 4:17 pm

Dubai: Massive fire in Jebel Ali now under control

No casualties have been reported

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 4:00 pm

European Union says exports of Covid-19 vaccines now top 1 billion mark

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations, making the 27-member bloc

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 3:53 pm

China says it tested hypersonic 'vehicle', not 'missile' as previously reported

The missile missed its target by about two-dozen miles, according to three people briefed on the intelligence. But two said

The Economic Times 18 Oct 2021 3:05 pm

World shares dip as China growth disappoints, oil extends rally

Calls by China's President Xi Jinping on Friday to make progress on a long-awaited property tax to help reduce wealth gaps

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 2:47 pm

Ronaldo teams with Singapore tycoon for secretive soccer startup

The startup aims to drive communication and commerce in the worldwide community of four billion fans

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 2:38 pm

Expo 2020: Over 750,000 ticketed visits recorded to date

More than 35,000 visitors have visited the venue three times

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 2:11 pm

UAE: Woman takes ex to court, loses Dh3.3 million lawsuit

The man said the plaintiff made false allegations against him because he called off their marriage arrangements

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 2:01 pm

Covid: Singapore to expand no-quarantine scheme from Oct 19

The lane with South Korea will start November 15

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 2:00 pm

Fire erupts at major oil refinery in Kuwait

Residents in the coastal Fahaheel district reported hearing a large explosion

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 2:00 pm

Expo 2020: Dubai firm offers employees 3-day paid leave

The move aims to strengthen employees' skills by giving them an opportunity to explore the innovations at the mega event

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 2:00 pm

Fire erupts at Kuwait's major oil refinery; no casualties reported

A fire erupted on Monday at a major oil refinery in Kuwait, the state-owned oil company said, reporting no immediate

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 12:54 pm

U.S., Haiti seek release of 17 missionaries snatched by gang

As authorities sought the release of the 16 Americans and one Canadian with the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries, local

The Hindu 18 Oct 2021 12:01 pm

Australia's Queensland state to open to vaccinated travellers

The borders are expected to open later this year when the state achieves its target vaccination rates

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 11:46 am

Too many target errors: Use of drones as lethal weapons should be banned

America's parting drone attack in Afghanistan, which killed an aid worker and his family, is emblematic of the entire drone

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 11:22 am

2 get jail term for stealing equipment worth Dh1.5 million

After selling the equipment, the defendants kept the money for themselves and fled the country

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 10:57 am

Thousands in El Salvador join protests against Bukele government

Local media estimated at least 4,000 people marched through capital San Salvador

The Hindu 18 Oct 2021 9:49 am

Ain Dubai opening: Magical sunset views and fireworks in store

Entry is free during the opening weekend

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 9:40 am

Myanmar opposition welcomes ASEAN's junta snub, wants summit invite

Brunei, ASEAN's current chair, issued a statement citing a lack of progress made on a roadmap that the junta had agreed to

The Hindu 18 Oct 2021 9:08 am

China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

The world's second-largest economy grew by 4.9% over a year ago in the three months ending in September, down from the

The Economic Times 18 Oct 2021 8:40 am

Jaishankar hails Indian Jewish community's contribution to Indo-Israel ties

External Affairs Minister on Sunday met with the Indian Jewish community in Israel and hailed their contribution

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 8:36 am

UAE weather: Fog alert issued; temperature dips to 20C

Residents can expect reduced visibility until 8.30am

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 8:20 am

Asian shares jittery ahead of China's economic data; oil hits fresh highs

Oil prices hit new multi-year peaks, continuing their recent surge amid a global energy shortage

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 8:10 am

Dollar makes wobbly start as global inflation surges; kiwi jumps

The dollar made a wobbly start to the week on Monday with the kiwi and sterling edging higher after a red-hot inflation

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 8:06 am

Bill Clinton back home after hospitalisation from infection

Former President Bill Clinton left the University of California Irvine Medical Centre around 8 a.m. with Hillary Clinton on

The Hindu 18 Oct 2021 4:53 am

Dirtier trains and less newsprint is the latest energy crisis fallout

Crunch situation threatens vegetable greenhouses, hits metal supply; Europe and Asia are already reeling from soaring gas and

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 2:16 am

Airlines in Japan and South Korea get creative to bring back demand

While one airline will sell 150 unlimited passes to passengers 12 and older, another has sought new streams of revenue by

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 2:04 am

Apple privacy tweaks create windfall for its own advert biz: Report

The in-house business, called Search Ads, offers sponsored slots in the App Store that appear at the top of search results

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 1:51 am

Hollywood workers reach deal on fresh contract, avert strike

An 11th-hour deal was reached on Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000

Business Standard 18 Oct 2021 1:45 am

T20 World Cup: Scotland shock Bangladesh with six-run win

Bangladesh suffered an early setback in their fight to make the Super 12 stage

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 12:00 am

Covid-19: Asian nations rushing to place orders for new antiviral pill

Molnupiravir is set to become the first drug that patients could take at home to recover from the disease

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 12:00 am

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh arrested, released on bail over casteist remarks

Yuvraj Singh has apologised for the remarks he made on social media

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 12:00 am

Former US president Clinton leaves hospital after five nights

Clinton's fever and white blood cell count have normalised, doctor says

Khaleej Times 18 Oct 2021 12:00 am

Dubai: Autonomous self-driving delivery vehicles to hit the roads soon

The vehicles will deliver parcels, F&B items and other similar products

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 9:20 pm

Bollywood: Aryan Khan tells NCB official he will work for the poor after his

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son promises top NCB official that he will make him proud

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 9:20 pm

Dubai: Soon, pay for car parking through WhatsApp

New payment method is under the testing phase internally and will be rolled out in less than two weeks

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 7:46 pm

Analysts see conspiracy against Hasina govt in violence during Durga Puja

Analysts in India are worried by the turn of events in Bangladesh where violence during Durga Puja celebrations has left four

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 7:44 pm

Elon Musk renews vow to 'extend life to Mars' as fortune keeps growing

Following a huge growth in his personal fortune, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has renewed his promise to extend life to

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 6:53 pm

B'desh Durga Puja violence: Minorities call for nationwide hunger strike

A Hindu temple has been vandalised in Bangladesh in a fresh case of communal unrest unleashed by unidentified Muslim bigots

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 6:41 pm

Pope Francis decries attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and England

Let's remember that violence generates violence, he said

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 5:20 pm

India: 21 dead, several missing as heavy rains continue to batter Kerala

Home Minister Amit Shah assured all possible support for the people in need

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 5:20 pm

Video: World's first electric flying race car unveiled at Gitex Global

The car can hit speeds of up to 250kmph

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 5:00 pm

Germany remains EU's main migrant destination with 100,000 Annual Requests

Germany remains the most popular European destination for migrants, with more than 100,000 asylum bids recorded for nine

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 4:23 pm

UAE reports 99 Covid-19 cases, 153 recoveries, 2 deaths

More than 88.9 million tests have been conducted to date

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 3:30 pm

India: Military conducts rescue, relief missions as heavy rains batter Kerala

Personnel save people trapped under landslide debris in Kottayam

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 2:30 pm

Covid-19: Saudi Grand Mosque operates at full capacity for the first time since

While social distancing measures were lifted, the authorities said visitors must be fully vaccinated against coronavirus

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 1:25 pm

First mental health facility for senior citizens launched

Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital will serve those who suffer from severe psychological disorders

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 1:20 pm

Dubai: World's biggest technology show Gitex Global begins

Government departments, international tech companies to showcase latest developments in AI, 5G, cybersecurity

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 1:20 pm

Japan's new PM Kishida sends offering to controversial Tokyo shrine

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida donated ritual offerings Sunday viewed by Chinese and Koreans as a symbol of Japanese wartime

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 12:49 pm

Talks between Pak, IMF for $1 billion loan tranche inconclusive: report

The fresh rounds of talks for the release of loan tranche and a good economic certificate to the nation have remained

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 12:35 pm

India likely to host NSA level talks on Afghanistan in Nov, Pak invited

This will be the first-of-its-kind dialogue to be hosted by India

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 11:56 am

India 'has right' to 30% stake in Iran gas field even after contract change

The field holds 23 trillion cubic feet of in-place gas reserves, of which about 60 per cent is recoverable

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 10:26 am

Climate activists resume weeklong protest at Capitol

Nearly 80 people were arrested on the fifth day of the People vs. Fossil Fuels protest

The Hindu 17 Oct 2021 9:59 am

French outrage over US submarine deal will not sink a longstanding alliance

In France, President Joe Biden's Sept. 15, 2021 announcement of a new trilateral security partnership between the U.S.,

Business Standard 17 Oct 2021 9:57 am

Saudi to allow vaccinated fans to attend sports events

Curbs to ease beginning Sunday, says interior ministry

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 9:25 am

UAE weather: Foggy morning, slight increase in temperature

Expect windy day, humid night

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 9:00 am

UK: MP's killer was referred to counter-terrorism scheme

Police release name of man who stabbed David Amess, 69

Khaleej Times 17 Oct 2021 9:00 am

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton making progress but will remain in hospital

75-year-old Bill Clinton, who served as President from 1993 to 2001, entered the University of California Irvine Medical

The Hindu 17 Oct 2021 5:06 am

Najib Mikati | The billionaire Prime Minister

With sectarian clashes returning to Beirut, Lebanon PM has one more problem

The Hindu 16 Oct 2021 9:26 pm

India: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue

Singh has been admitted to a private ward in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2021 6:00 pm

Expo 2020: Food surplus to be given to local charities

The Food Rescue Programme was launched in partnership with Cisco

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2021 4:00 pm

Dubai Ride to let cyclists pedal along Sheikh Zayed Road

Registration now open for event's second iteration

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2021 4:00 pm

ISI chief appointment issue to be resolved in a week: Pakitan Interior Minister

The Interior Minister, however, was reluctant to give reasons for the delay

The Hindu 16 Oct 2021 2:11 pm

Bill Clinton doing fine and will be out of hospital soon: U.S. President Joe

An aide to the former President said Bill Clinton had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream, but he is on the

The Hindu 16 Oct 2021 11:58 am

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in unprecedented move

In a statement, ASEAN's current chair Brunei said a non-political figure from Myanmar would be invited to the October 26-28

The Hindu 16 Oct 2021 11:57 am

India: Four accused of murdering Dubai-based businessman

One of the suspects tells Hyderabad authorities that victim had promised him financial aid, job

Khaleej Times 16 Oct 2021 11:01 am

Taliban to announce secondary school for girls: U.N. official

The Talibans education minister told the official that they are working on a framework to allow all girls to continue their

The Hindu 16 Oct 2021 10:01 am

Junta urged to let ASEAN diplomat meet Suu Kyi

Myanmar situation raises concerns

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 10:54 pm

Probe suggests mental illness triggered Norway attack: police

Brathen is accused of killing 5 people with bow and arrows

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 10:50 pm

Fully vaccinated foreign visitors can enter U.S. from Nov 8, says White House

Vaccinated air passengers will need to be tested within three days before travel

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 8:13 pm

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded by radical Islamist

The two-day national homage includes a minute of silence to be held in schools on Friday, with teachers to organize a

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 4:02 pm

From spy satellites to mobile networks, S.Korea hopes new rocket gets space

Space rockets on the Korean peninsula have been fraught with concerns over their potential use for military purposes, leaving

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 4:01 pm

Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp joins Jony Ive's design firm

He will transition into an advisory role and continue to serve as a board member, the company said in a blogpost

The Hindu 15 Oct 2021 1:05 pm