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Indian man falls to death in Sharjah
Sharjah, Feb 8 (IANS) A 32-year-old Indian man fell to his death from the seventh floor of a building in Al Majara area here, the police said.

Friday, February 8, 2019 3:12:07 PM

Saudi officials planned Khashoggi's murder: UN investigator
Geneva, Feb 8 (IANS) The death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside his country's consulate in Istanbul was the consequence of a plan hatched by officials of the kingdom, a UN rapporteur said here on Thursday.

Friday, February 8, 2019 4:54:03 AM

Richardson returns, injured Starc misses Australia's tour of India
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Batsman D'Arcy Short and pacers Kane Richardson and Nathan Coulter-Nile were recalled while injured pacer Mitchell Starc failed to make the cut to the Australian limited overs squad for the tour of India, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Thursday.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:38:04 PM

Wanted Sri Lankan drug kingpin, others arrested in Dubai
Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) Makandure Madush, most-wanted Sri Lankan underworld drug kingpin, and several others have been arrested in a raid at a hotel here, the police said.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:22:19 PM

68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030: WHO
Geneva, Feb 6 (IANS) If female genital mutilation continues at its current pace in countries where it is prevalent, some 68 million girls are susceptible to becoming victims of the practice by 2030, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:08:04 PM

Saudi announces launch of first communications satellite
Riyadh, Feb 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the launch of its first satellite for communications from the French Guiana Space Centre, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5:20:05 AM

Saudi Arabia sets up anti-corruption office
Riyadh, Feb 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has set up an office to monitor state spending and expand the fight against corruption, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:10:06 PM

US-China trade war to boost Indian economy: UN study
Geneva, Feb 5 (IANS) The trade war between the US and China is expected to boost the Indian economy with a rise of 3.5 per cent in exports while the EU will be the biggest winner, taking home $70 billion in additional trade, according to a UN study.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:52:05 PM

Holder suspended, fined for second minor over-rate offence
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder was on Monday suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee by the ICC for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against England that ended on Saturday.

Monday, February 4, 2019 8:22:07 PM

Dhoni rises in latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) After scoring three successive half-centuries in the recently concluded series against Australia, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved up three places in the latest ICC rankings for ODI batsmen.

Monday, February 4, 2019 2:20:09 PM

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