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Film on Indian expatriates in Gulf
Doha, Aug 25 (IANS) An Indian filmmaker is all set to bring the issues concerning Indian expatriates in the Gulf countries to the silver screen, a media report said.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:10:03 PM

Rahane, Mishra climb to career best 20th and 39th spots in rankings
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) Following his 126 against Sri Lanka in the just-concluded second Test against Sri Lanka, Indian Ajinkya Rahane gained two places to a career-best 20th spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, while leg-spinner Amit Mishra with a match haul of seven for 72 moved up 42 places to a career-high 39th.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:18:03 PM

Saudi confirms 49 MERS cases in one week
Riyadh, Aug 24 (IANS) The Saudi health ministry on Monday confirmed that 49 people were tested positive with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus.

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:32:16 PM

Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor opens restaurant in Muscat
Muscat, Aug 24 (IANS) India's popular chef and entrepreneur Sanjeev Kapoor has opened his restaurant chain here in Oman, a media report said.

Monday, August 24, 2015 5:58:03 PM

ICC hails retiring Sangakkara
Dubai, Aug 24 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson paid tribute to former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara, who retired from international cricket on Monday.

Monday, August 24, 2015 4:48:03 PM

Bahrain rejects Iran's interference in internal affairs
Manama, Aug 23 (IANS) Bahrain on Sunday stressed its rejection of Iran's interference in its internal affairs on the pretext of caring about the Shiites in the country.

Sunday, August 23, 2015 10:04:03 PM

Saudi Arabia registers MERS death
Riyadh, Aug 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabia registered one death due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus and six new cases of infection, according to a statement issued by the Saudi health ministry.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:28:04 AM

Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards
Dubai, Aug 21 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has said a combination of outstanding bowling and short tempered batting are the reasons low totals are lately being produced in Tests.

Friday, August 21, 2015 1:54:03 PM

Sanctions against cricketers Asif, Butt expire on September 1
Dubai, Aug 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed that the sanctions against tainted Pakistani cricketers Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt will expire on September 1 and they will be eligible to return to competitive cricket the next day after fulfilling the specific conditions laid down by the independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 8:46:08 PM

Refugee arrivals to Greece increase dramatically
Geneva, Aug 18 (IANS) The number of migrants and refugees who have landed in Greece by way of the Mediterranean since the beginning of 2015 totalled 160,000, including figures from the sharp increase of arrivals in recent weeks, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) revealed on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:58:03 PM

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