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Euro 2020: Italy edge past Austria 2-1 in extra-time

The most impressive team in the tournament makes it the quarter-finals of European Championship, after a grueling 90 minutes where the losing team put up a fight

Dubai all decked up for ‘festival of lights’ celebrations : Diwali 2020

Dubai Festival City Mall is hosting Diwali celebrations with two Bollywood-themed performances by the shopping destination’s IMAGINE water, fire, light and laser show.

Emirates turns to Dubai to see it through crisis after $3.4 billion loss

The Dubai government would support the airline on its recovery path, said Sheikh Ahmed, who is also a senior member of Dubai's ruling family and holds senior positions in government.

IPL 13: CSK backed experience over youth, it turned upside down for them, says Lara

Former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara said that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) backed experience over youth and this has turned upside down for them in this season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Former Cong MLA Rahul Lodhi joins BJP in Madhya Pradesh

Former Congress MLA Rahul Lodhi joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday in Bhopal.

4th International Diplomats Day celebrated globally

The 4th International Diplomats Day was celebrated all across the world on October 24 as scores of diplomats, celebrities, and politicians around the world put out their text, photo, and video messages on Twitter to mark the day.

IPL 13: Pollard explains why Bumrah was given the new ball against CSK

Mumbai Indians stand-in skipper Kieron Pollard has explained the reason behind giving the new ball to star pacer Jasprit Bumrah against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday.

Markets Drop After Sobering News From Europe

EU says recession will be deeper than forecast.Technology companies and banks led stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, as the market gave back some of the big gains it made the past couple of weeks. The sell-off snapped the S&P 500 index’s five-day winning streak.

Emirates Opens Bookings To India, Pak 1 July Onwards

Emirates has opened bookings to a number of countries across the Middle East and India from 1 July. Going by the airlines website, bookings are now open to 12 Arab countries.

Lebanon at risk of major food crisis: Prime Minister

Lebanon is at risk of a major food crisis and many Lebanese may soon find it hard to afford bread because of an acute financial crunch and the fall-out of COVID-19, the prime minister warned.

Saudi Princess languishing in royal jail, pleads for release

A prominent Saudi princess jailed without charges made a rare public appeal to the king and crown prince on Thursday for her release from a high-security prison, citing her “deteriorating” health.

Trump imposes toughest sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties.

NRIs deposits jumps as rupee slides

Non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits jumped to $5.7 billion in the first five months of this fiscal compared to $0.5 billion in the same period last year. 

Growth of ideology in Pakistan has been growing through increasing numbers of seminaries

Last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan got into trouble with the religion he so openly espouses as the country’s leader. He set up an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to resolve Pakistan’s economic crisis and appointed Atif R Mian of Princeton University Department of Economics, and Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy as a member.