Page-8 of India-UAE Current Affairs, GK & News

Iraq to fill void left by Iran for India’s petroleum needs

Iraq has shown keenness to enhance economic relations with India. India is also looking for a strategic partnership with the gulf nation. Iran has not expressed its interest towards the Indian refiners to enhance their crude oil import engagement with Baghdad, but also explore the possibility of acquiring oil and gas assets by Oil and ..

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Aberdeen Shihab becomes first Arab to get Tagore Peace Prize

Poet and translator Dr Shihab Ghanem has become the first Emirati and Arab to win the Tagore Peace Prize. Ghanem was given the honor in recognition of his creative literary and translation works, both in Arabic and English, and for disseminating human understanding and values of love and peace Tagore had advocated. Tagore Peace Prize ..

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UAE approves extradition pact with India

The UAE cabinet approved an extradition treaty with India which will facilitate the transfer of convicts to spend the remaining jail term in their home country. The agreement is expected to help around 1,200 Indian prisoners who have been languishing in UAE prisons. As per the extradition agreement, Indian prisoners in the UAE jails, those ..

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UAE announces two-month amnesty to illegal residents to leave the country, includes 45,000 Indians

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced two-month amnesty to illegal residents to either leave the country without penalty or regularize their visas. The amnesty will end on February 3. The gulf country has around 45,000 Indians staying illegally. To tackle this urgency Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has requested states to arrange for ..

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