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Last updated: Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:24:04 PM

Forward Sunil named Asian Hockey Player of Year
Muscat, March 30 (IANS) Indian forward S.V Sunil and drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh were named as the Asian Player of the Year 2016 and Asian Promising Player of the Year respectively by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) here on Thursday.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:24:04 PM

Hundreds queue up to benefit from Saudi amnesty
Jeddah, March 30 (IANS) Hundreds of expats with residency and labour violations thronged passport offices as the Kingdom's three-month amnesty period for visa violators began.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:30:04 PM

Emirates Holidays partners with 117Live for Bieber's concert
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) Emirates Holidays has collaborated with events company 117Live here. It will begin with Grammy-winning singer Justin Biebers concert on May 6.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:24:05 PM

S. Africa finish second in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) The recent Test series win against New Zealand helped South Africa earn two points which helped them move a point ahead of Australia into second place on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:44:04 PM

Dubai to introduce robots in government services
Dubai, March 28 (IANS) Dubai will soon be introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its government sectors, a media report said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:14:04 PM

Saudi Arabia intercepts four ballistic missiles from Yemen
Riyadh, March 28 (IANS) Saudi forces have destroyed four ballistic missiles launched from Yemen which targetted two border cities, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:54:04 PM

Manohar to remain ICC Chairman
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced that Chairman Shashank Manohar has agreed to defer his recent resignation following an ICC Board resolution to request him to remain in the post "until the ongoing process relating to governance and financial restructuring are completed".

Friday, March 24, 2017 4:28:04 PM

Iran beat Qatar 1-0 in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier
Doha, March 24 (IANS) Iran edged past Qatar 1-0 in a Group A fixture of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium here.

Friday, March 24, 2017 11:32:04 AM

Christie's Dubai Auction sets new records
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Christies, one of the worlds leading players in the art business, set new records at its "Dubai March auctions of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and important watches," which fetched a whooping $13,437,688 dollars.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:02:05 PM

Pujara gains No.2 slot; Jadeja pips Ashwin to top ICC Test bowler's chart
Dubai, March 21 (IANS) Indian players continued to rule the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test rankings as Ranchi double-centurion Cheteshwar Pujara gained four spots to a career-best No.2 spot while his teammate Ravindra Jadeja consolidated his stay on top of the bowler's list after pushing fellow tweaker Ravichandran Ashwin to the No.2 spot.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:56:04 PM

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