UAE calls off fourth ODI in Covid-19 hit series with Ireland | Cricket News – Times of India

ABU DHABI: The coronavirus-curtailed series between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland in the Gulf state was again put on hold on Friday when the fourth scheduled one day international on Saturday was postponed. “While the Emirates Cricket Board has encouragingly reported there are still no new cases of Covid-19 amongst its playing staff, UAE … Read more UAE calls off fourth ODI in Covid-19 hit series with Ireland | Cricket News – Times of India

UAE-Ireland third ODI called off due to quarantine protocols | Cricket News – Times of India

The third one-day international between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland in Abu Dhabi on Thursday has been called off because the hosts are still in quarantine following COVID-19 cases in their camp, the Emirates Cricket Board said on Wednesday. The second match of the four-game series was postponed on Tuesday when four more UAE … Read more UAE-Ireland third ODI called off due to quarantine protocols | Cricket News – Times of India

Nuwan Zoysa found guilty of three offences under ICC anti-corruption code

Two years after being charged under the ICC anti-corruption code, former Sri Lanka player Nuwan Zoysa has been found guilty of three offences. Zoysa came under the scanner after his stint as bowling coach of Team Sri Lanka in a T10 tournament organised in the United Arab Emirates in 2017. He now remains suspended and … Read more Nuwan Zoysa found guilty of three offences under ICC anti-corruption code

UAE widens 10-year residency ‘golden’ visa eligibility – Times of India

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates will extend its “golden” visa system – which grants 10-year residency in the Gulf state – to certain professionals, specialised degree-holders and others, the UAE’s vice president said on Sunday. Foreigners in the UAE usually have renewable visas valid for only a few years tied to employment. The government in … Read more UAE widens 10-year residency ‘golden’ visa eligibility – Times of India

UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws for personal freedoms – Times of India

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” The broadening of personal freedoms reflects the changing profile of a country that has sought to bill itself as a Westernized destination … Read more UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws for personal freedoms – Times of India

Emirates airline asks some pilots to take 12 months unpaid leave

Dubai’s Emirates airline is asking some pilots to take a year of unpaid leave as it seeks to cut costs due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The aviation industry is enduring its worst crisis after the pandemic crippled most flights, forcing airlines around the world to layoff employees. “We can confirm that we’ve … Read more Emirates airline asks some pilots to take 12 months unpaid leave

Four years in, Donald Trump has plenty of unfinished business

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump swept into office nearly four years ago as an outsider who promised to get things done quickly on behalf of the American people through sheer force of will and unrivaled knowledge about the art of the deal. He has checked off some items on his to-do list. Trump pushed through the … Read more Four years in, Donald Trump has plenty of unfinished business

Sudan to normalize ties with Israel, in new breakthrough for Trump – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Sudan on Friday agreed to be the latest Arab nation to recognize Israel in a diplomatic coup announced by President Donald Trump days before US elections. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed an accord at the White House last month to normalize relations with Israel but Sudan carries added symbolism as an Arab … Read more Sudan to normalize ties with Israel, in new breakthrough for Trump – Times of India

Chennai photo exhibition wants to draw similarities between Arab and Indian cultures

Photographer Hasnain Ahmed’s collection of photos whilst showing the different faces of the United Arab Emirates also tries to draw a parallel to Indian culture “A photograph is a poem about time,” says Hasnain Ahmed; the photographer will be exhibiting a collection of his photos titled Colours Of Arabia in Chennai on October 9. “Photographs … Read more Chennai photo exhibition wants to draw similarities between Arab and Indian cultures

Covid-19 roundup: Caseload breaches 57-lakh mark, Congress MLA dies & more | India News – Times of India

Covid-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh mark, recovery rate at 81.55 per cent The total coronavirus cases mounted to 57,32,518 with 86,508 people testing positive in a day while the death toll climbed to 91,149 with 1,129 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8am showed. The … Read more Covid-19 roundup: Caseload breaches 57-lakh mark, Congress MLA dies & more | India News – Times of India