After eight years of planning and billions of dollars in spending, the Middle East’s first ever World Fair opened on Friday in Dubai, with hopes the months-long extravaganza draws both visitors and global attention to this desert-turned-dreamscape.

KATHMANDU, March 4: More than 100 Nepalis who arrived in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for employment have been left high and dry as their employers have not paid their salaries for months.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Himalaya Airlines will operate its flight to Dubai three times a week.

Cries from Dubai

April 20, 2020 15:30 pm

Countries around the globe are maintaining different strategies to get rid of COVID-19 pandemic and protect their people. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is also trying its best to save its people. The pandemic has crippled the world economy since many companies have been closed. Some countries are almost on the verge of collapse. The UAE is no different. What will be the fate of those Nepalis working in the UAE?

Recent reports suggest that Hrithik Roshan is keen to act in international projects. It is being said that the star has reportedly been signed on by California-based Gersh Agency, which will represent him in Hollywood.

DUBAI, Jan 28: DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has suspended all staff travel to China until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak there.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Eight persons including six Nepali nationals were killed in a road accident in the United Arab Emirates on Monday morning, the Nepali Embassy in Abu Dhabi confirmed.

Nepal stands tall

September 28, 2019 01:00 am

The projection of our national flag onto Burj Khalifa exudes an inspiring message for all of us to rethink, refocus and strategize our united effort to push boundaries of possibility as a nation

Fashion Choreographer Rojin Shakya has been awarded with International professional Choreographer achievement award 2019.

DUBAI, May 14: New satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press show the oil tankers that Gulf officials alleged were the targets of “sabotage” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal's dancing skills off the pitch have landed him in trouble as the maverick middle-order batsman was fined 20 percent of his match fee for a night out in Dubai.

Nepathya’s performance in Dubai

March 17, 2019 12:07 pm

After performing in Dubai on March Friday, Nepathya frontman Amrit Gurung posted a video on his social media with a note, which said – “ Sabaibhandapahilahami…….Dhanyabaad Dubai, Maya Ra Sathko Laagi” –We are first………?  Thank you Dubai, for your love and support.”

Nepathya Live in Dubai

March 8, 2019 16:41 pm

Nepathya is all set to perform at Al Nasr Leisureland, Dubai, UAE on March 15 after almost four years. This is the band’s first international gig in 2019.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the rain-shortened third Twenty20 international cricket match played at the ICC Academy to register its first-ever T20I series win in Dubai, UAE on Sunday. The national cricket team of Nepal won the three-match series by 2-1.

Gore’s brother nabbed in Dubai

July 15, 2018 19:14 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: Ramesh Uprety, the brother of 33 kg gold scam and Sanam Shakya murder mastermind, Chuda Mani Uprety ‘Gore’ has been arrested by Dubai Police.

The Dubai debacle

December 2, 2017 00:21 am

New Chinese markets provide the strongest hope for the continuation of A380 program.

KATHMANDU, OCt 25: Machhapuchhre Cricket Club (MCC) is set to tour  Dubai, the United Arab Emirates from 17 to 22 November 2017 as a part of their cricket development program.

BANGKOK, Sept 28: Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be staying in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand’s prime minister said Thursday in the first word on her whereabouts.

BANGKOK, August 27: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed to show up for a negligence ruling in which she faced up to 10 years in prison.

BANGKOK, August 26: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed to show up for a negligence ruling in which she faced up to 10 years in prison.

UAE, August 16: Muna Dangi was at the Dubai Airport on Sunday evening. She was going to leave for Kuwait. She arrived in Dubai on August 6, 2017. She was kept at a room in the house of one local by the human trafficker for seven days. Fortunately, she met one Nepali sister Dipika Bhandari while she was waiting for the airplane before leaving for Kuwait.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 4: A fire broke out after midnight in one of the world’s tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Dubai Warriors suffered two defeats in a day in the ongoing Asian Club Premier League (ACPL). The defeats deprived the Warriors of the chance to wrap up the competition among top four.

DUBAI, 25 March: Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

DUBAI, March 19: The world’s most expensive burger has been sold for $10,000 at an auction in Dubai.

Dubai remains home to the world’s busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Kantipur Holidays P. Ltd. has said that it will take national football team players, on a five-day tour to Dubai.

UAE, Sept 24: Human traffickers, police officers at Tribhuvan International Airport, and immigration staffers have been found working hand in glove to dupe outbound migrant workers. This fact came to light after 10 Nepalis who are stranded in Dubai filed an application seeking early rescue at the Nepali Embassy in Dubai and at the Nepali Society, UAE.

9th NEFTA Award to be organized in Dubai

September 5, 2016 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The ninth edition of NEFTA Award will be organized in Dubai, UAE.

NAC resumes Dubai flights

August 19, 2016 00:07 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) resumed Dubai flights from Thursday. The national flag carrier will fly to Dubai three times a week - on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 3: The Mideast's biggest airline Emirates says "an incident" has happened at Dubai's main airport as social media users are reporting smoke at the scene.