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Kuwait issues guidelines to permit entry of people from banned countries

Last week, the cabinet agreed to resume flights from Kuwait International Airport in three phases

Repatriation flights from India to UAE to resume – Air India

Only UAE residents with a stamped copy in their passports can travel on the flights

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Why regional companies should focus on improving employee efficiency

UAE businessman Sohan Roy describes how his new efficiency system has helped his Aries group tide through the crisis

Kuwait to resume flights from Aug 1, bans residents from seven nations including India, Philippines

Kuwait had suspended all commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport in mid-March

India announces additional repatriation flights from UAE

From August 1-29, Air India will repatriate Indian citizens on 22 flights from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi airports

India adds destinations for repatriation flights from UAE

Air India will fly to additional destinations between August 1-6

Dubai’s Emirates to operate repatriation flights to India

The flights will be operated to the Indian cities of Bengaluru, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram, between July 12-26, 2020

UAE residents in India can now return on Vande Bharat, charter flights

The permission for UAE residents to return to the country has been initially granted for 15 days from July 12-26

Coronavirus pandemic drags global M&A to lowest level since 2012

Little more than $1 trillion of deals have been announced this year, making for the slowest first half since 2012

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UAE’s Taqa to offer more shares in asset-transfer deal

Taqa has 23 gigawatts of power-generation capacity globally, with assets in Canada, Ghana, India, Iraq, the US and several other countries

Update: No NOCs will be issued to UAE residents in India to facilitate return

All residents seeking to return to the UAE must receive approvals from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship

Mubadala to double down on tech after $1.2bn Jio stake

The $232bn fund is looking at India, China and Southeast Asia for potential investments

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Saudis cut July oil supply to some Asian buyers by up to 40%

The cuts were widespread across the region from South Asia and Southeast Asia to some parts of North Asia

​Abu Dhabi Investment Authority acquires stake in Peruvian power company

Abu Dhabi to invest $752m in Reliance Industries’ digital arm

The deal comes days after the emirate’s Mubadala Investment spent $1.2bn on a 1.85 per cent stake in Jio

Ambani’s Jio platforms sells $1.2bn stake to Mubadala

Facebook invested $5.7bn in Jio in April for a roughly 10 per cent stake

India issues new guidelines for international arrivals

India began its ‘Mission Vande Bharat’ earlier this month to repatriate its nationals stranded abroad

Third phase of repatriation flights from the UAE to India to begin this week

In the next phase, 81 repatriation flights will be operated from May 26 until June 4

Indian embassy in Kuwait temporarily halts online registration for repatriation

The embassy said the service will resume after initial registrations have been accommodated

Saudi wealth fund exploring an investment in Reliance Jio

Facebook last month agreed to pay $5.7bn for a 10 per cent stake in the digital unit

Covid-19: 88 ICU nurses from India arrive in the UAE to assist efforts

The move comes as the UAE has boosted capacity by opening new field hospitals across the country

Video: First repatriation flights from the UAE to India take off

The flights, operated by Air India Express, headed to Kerala in India

Revealed: Indian repatriation flight schedule from the UAE

There will be 10 Air India flights organised from Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi to India from May 7-13

Indians in the GCC who lost their jobs to be given priority for repatriation

India will begin repatriating nationals stranded abroad in a phased manner beginning from May 7

India to begin repatriation of stranded citizens, including from UAE, this week

Citizens will be transported via aircraft and naval ships and will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival at their destination in India

Registration opens for Indians in the UAE seeking to return home

Officials said the decision on resumption of passenger flights to India “will be taken in due course”

India bans flights indefinitely in extreme step to contain virus

The order applies to local and foreign airlines

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Indian Supreme Court suspends repatriation of citizens, including from UAE

It has decided to defer for four weeks all petitions brought before it related to repatriation of Indians stranded in various countries abroad

UAE-India flights may resume by mid-April – report

India banned all international commercial passenger aircraft starting March 22

Saudi Arabia bans travel, flights to EU, India, Philippines, among other countries

It has given a 72-hour period for its citizens and residents from the countries on the list to return to the kingdom

India’s Reliance, Saudi Aramco accelerate refinery stake sale talks

In August, Reliance valued its oil-to-chemicals division at $75bn including debt, implying a $15bn valuation for a 20 per cent stake