Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

At the inaugural ceremony in 1929 of the Academy Awards, the best director nominees for the Academy Award of Merit were all male. Lina Wertmüller was the first female director to be nominated, 48 years later.

'The Present' is a tale of basic human rights violations: Fatma Alremaihi

'The Present' is a tale of basic human rights violations: Fatma Alremaihi

'The Present' has gained critical acclaim at several global festivals right after its debut at Clermont Ferrand and has been praised by audiences across the globe for its authentic storytelling and for giving a humanist voice to the Palestinian struggle.

All eyes on first Arab woman Oscar nomination Monday

All eyes on first Arab woman Oscar nomination Monday

The Present has already earned a Bafta for best British short film and it follows a Palestinian father as he sets out from the West Bank with his daughter, to buy a wedding anniversary gift for his wife

Mumbai imposes fresh virus restrictions after spike in cases

Mumbai imposes fresh virus restrictions after spike in cases

India's financial capital Mumbai imposed fresh coronavirus restrictions on Monday as a rise in cases in the worst-affected region sparked fears of a new wave, while the country's vast inoculation drive fell behind schedule.

Maharashtra Mandal repatriates about 500 Indians to Mumbai, Nagpur

Maharashtra Mandal repatriates about 500 Indians to Mumbai, Nagpur

Maharashtra Mandal Qatar (MMQ), an Indian forum, has repatriated about 500 Indians to Mumbai and Nagpur in Maharashtra on three chartered flights.

Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at Mumbai home

Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at Mumbai home

Well known Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence here on Sunday morning in an apparent suicide, a police official said.

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Residents of Mumbai will be able to shop and dine out until dawn from late this month as the Indian city plans to lift restrictions on retail trading hours in order to boost the local economy.

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue

The death toll from the collapse of a decades-old four-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai rose to 10 late on Tuesday

Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll

Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll

Police broke up clashes between rival groups of voters in a key eastern state on Monday as some of India's richest families and Bollywood stars also cast their ballots in Mumbai during the fourth phase ...

Second Qatar Visa Centre in India opens in Mumbai

Second Qatar Visa Centre in India opens in Mumbai

The second Qatar Visa Centre (QVC) in India was opened in Mumbai on Friday in the presence of officials from both Qatar and India, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) tweeted.

Fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai kills 4, injures 16

Fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai kills 4, injures 16

A fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai killed four people and injured 16 on Wednesday, authorities said, as the blaze spread quickly through a tall, residential building.

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

An Indian expatriate who travelled to Mumbai recently died after suffering a cardiac arrest during his journey.