Articles tagged under: UAE

Gujarati couple murdered by Pakistani man in Dubai

June 24, 2020

Dubai: An Indian couple from Gujarat was found murdered and their teenage daughter brutally injured by a Pakistani national here last week during a break-in and robbery bid. Dubai Police have arrested a Pakistani man. The couple -- Hiren Adhiya and Vidhi Adhiya, both in their 40s were killed on June 18. A Pakistani, accused of their murder was arrested in less than 24 hours. The Adhiyas were residing at a villa in Arabian Ranches. Their two children, aged 13 and 18, were at home when the ...Read More

Mubadala to invest Rs. 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms

June 05, 2020

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”) and Jio Platforms Limited (“Jio Platforms”), India’s leading digital services platform, announced today that Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor, will invest ₹ 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of ₹ 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of ₹ 5.16 lakh crore. Mubadala’s investment will translate into a 1.85% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted ba...Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir’s foundation commenced, Abu Dhabi, UAE

March 02, 2020

Gandhinagar: Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanastha (BAPS) has released a video featuring Mandir Aadharshila Vidhi for Hindu temple being constructed at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirate. Concrete pouring ceremony was performed in presence of Brahama Vihari Swami, Senior Saint, BAPS, Pavan Kapoor Indian Ambassador among others on February 13. Over 3,000 craftsmen are working in India, carving icons and statues with 5000 tons of Italian Carrara Marble for this temple.Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation work begins in Abu Dhabi

December 14, 2019

Abu Dhabi: Foundation work for BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi began today. Devotees and sadhus joined representatives of RSP Consultants and Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast Ltd- the contractors of project to celebrate beginning of this historic work and praid for successful completion of project. DeshGujaratRead More

ADNOC and RIL sign agreement to explore development of Ethylene Dichloride facility in Ruwais

December 10, 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed, today, a Framework Agreement with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to explore development of an Ethylene Dichloride facility in Ruwais. The signing of the agreement was witnessed by His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, and Mr. Mukesh D. Ambani, RIL Chairman and Managing Director. The agreement was signed by Mr. Abdulaziz Alhajri, Executive Director of ADNOC’s Downstream Direct...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s UAE, Bahrain, France visits

August 19, 2019

New Delhi:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be on State Visits to United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 23-24 August 2019 and Bahrain on 24-25 August 2019. Visit to UAE 2. Prime Minister would pay a State Visit to UAE. During his visit, PM would be meeting the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest. 3. Prime Minister Modi would receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civil decoration of the ...Read More

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

April 21, 2019

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

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

Sushma Swaraj’s speech at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

March 01, 2019

New Delhi: Presented here is full text of speech of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at 46th session of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to speak at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation plenary session in Abu Dhabi as guest of honour at 12.30 pm IST today. Pakistan had threatened to boycott the conference since guest of honour is India. However its pressure failed to work. More

News in brief from across Gujarat

February 16, 2019

Gandhinagar: - Surat airport witnessed maiden operation of international flight today. Air India Express flight to Sharjah left Surat airport with 186 passengers. Sharjah Airport in its tweet posted a photograph welcoming the Air India Express flight from Surat. - 3 persons were injured in group clash which errupted during wedding procession in city's sensitive Delhi darwaja area. Police lobbed tear gas shells to control the situation. More than two dozen people were detained in connecti...Read More