Articles tagged under: Abu Dhabi

BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

April 21, 2019
BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

Abu Dhabi (press release) : Marking a significant moment in the history of the UAE, around 5,000 devotees and well-wishers thronged to participate in and witness the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the BAPS Hindu Mandir. Volunteers began to arrive at the site location as early as 6:00 a.m., with participants arriving at 8:00 a.m. The Shilanyas Ceremony, which is an ancient Vedic ritual performed to bless and sanctify the main foundation stones, commenced at 9:00 a.m. This ceremony signi...Read More

UAE honours Indian PM with its highest civilian award Zayed Medal

April 04, 2019
UAE honours Indian PM with its highest civilian award Zayed Medal

Abu Dhabi: United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday awarded Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its highest civilian award -- Zayed Medal. The UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Medal -- highest civil decoration of the country which is awarded to presidents, kings, and heads of states. The honour has been bestowed on PM Modi for his contribution towards boosting the relations between the two nations. UAE said that the two ...Read More

BAPS forms Mandir Ltd for Abu Dhabi Hindu temple project; launches website to facilitate contributions

October 14, 2018
BAPS forms Mandir Ltd for Abu Dhabi Hindu temple project; launches website to facilitate contributions

Abu Dhabi: Gujarat headquartered Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha(BAPS) has formed Mandir Limited, a non-profit company registered with the United Arab Emirate(UAE) government for construction, development and management of Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. The first Hindu temple coming up in Abu Dhabi has launched a website – www.mandir.ae – to facilitate contributions to support the temple’s construction. “We are thrilled to launch and announce the new website and strongly fee...Read More

Passenger of Abu Dhabi flight nabbed at Ahmedabad airport with gold hidden in pest killing machine

May 30, 2018
Passenger of Abu Dhabi flight nabbed at Ahmedabad airport with gold hidden in pest killing machine

Ahmedabad: The custom sleuths today nabbed a person from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here with gold worth over Rs 18 lakh smuggled from middle east in a broken pest killing machine. Mohammed Sikandar had arrived here in a flight from Abu Dhabi. Four gold biscuits weighing around 633 gms were found hidden in a pest killing machine kept in his luggage. DeshGujaratRead More

Narendra Modi visits Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE

August 16, 2015

From Priyanka Tikoo Abu Dhabi With terror and investments high on his agenda for talks with the UAE leadership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began his two-day trip to this strategic Gulf nation with a visit to the historic Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque, the world's third largest. Within hours of his arrival in the UAE's capital for the visit, the first by an Indian Prime Minister in 34 years, Modi went around the mosque's 180,000 sq ft courtyard, with its exquisite floral design. I...Read More

Etihad Airways launches Abu Dhabi – Ahmedabad flight

November 02, 2012

Ahmedabad, 2 November 2012 Etihad Airways has launched flights between Abu Dhabi and Ahmedabad. Etihad's president and CEO, James Hogan, said: "Our daily, two-class A320 service to Ahmedabad is another step in expanding our presence on the Indian subcontinent and connecting key strategic cities with Abu Dhabi. "Etihad Airways is committed to serving the Indian market and people, whether in India or the diaspora. We are delighted to launch this new service and are co...Read More

Etihad airways to start Ahmedabad – Abu Dhabi flight from November

May 15, 2012

Ahmedabad, 15 May 2012 UAE based Etihad Airways will connect Ahmedabad and Abu Dhabi from November 2012 onwards in a bid to enhance commercial and leisure travel. The airline has announced that it will to add Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa and Gujarat's de-facto capital Ahmedabad to its network in November 2012. The two new cities will expand the airline's reach to 86 passenger and cargo destinations around the world. The new routes will each be served by an Airbus A3...Read More