Thursday, December 9, 2021


Telangana man dies in Saudi deportation centre waiting to return home

Jeddah: For NRIs in the Gulf region, the worst is travelling back home through deportation centres, commonly referred to as safer jail in...

Five of Indian family killed in accident in Saudi

Jeddah: Five-member family of NRI was killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Friday night. The family of Mohammed Jabir (44) consists...

NRI’s ‘patriotic gesture’ lands her in jail

Jeddah: An Indian woman's patriotic gesture of holding the national tricolour in a holy Islamic shrine proved costly for her as she had to...

Gulf NRIs face problems due to Indian Covid vaccine certificates

The Indian workers returning from India after vaccination are unable to update their health status in Gulf countries either digitally or physically

NRIs take unheard-of routes to Gulf

The Non-Resident Indians are having a tough time finding cheap and visa hassle-free transit routes that include faraway Eastern European, former Soviet Republic and African countries

No foreign pilgrims for this year Haj

Announcing the Haj policy on Saturday, the ministry of Haj and Umrah said that in light of the continuation of coronavirus pandemic and emergence of new mutations, it has been decided that Haj

UAE extends ban on flights from India

Jeddah: In yet another blow to NRIs stranded in India and hoping to return to their workplaces, the United Arab Emirates has extended its...

As COVID-19 ravages India, NRIs in Gulf feel helpless

Jeddah: The NRI community living in the Gulf region is concerned about the health and safety for their loved ones back home as Covid-19...

Oman revokes entry ban

Jeddah: In a major relief to Saudi bound NRIs, Oman announced on Friday that it was lifting the entry restrictions that were imposed previously. All...

Ramzan begins in Gulf amidst of COVID-19 restrictions

Jeddah: The Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan will begin on Tuesday in the Gulf region, a day ahead of India, and the faithful...

Indian Consulate in Saudi Arabia to digitally step in to help bereaved families

Shahid Alam, a young diplomat of 2010 batch, soon after assuming charge as Consul General in Jeddah, realized that the complex task of completing legal formalities.

In major blow to NRIs, Oman to ban entry of foreigners

Jeddah: In a major blow to NRIs, Oman has decided to impose strict measures during the holy month of Ramadan to limit the spread...

Expat Andhra woman’s body still in Jeddah, as poor daughters reluctant to receive it

Kondru Raji (46) of Kadapa district lost her husband long ago and the poverty-stricken woman chose to work in Saudi Arabia with the sole aim of earning some money to arrange weddings of her two daughters.

UAE’s Mars mission has Telangana connect

Sahith Reddy, with roots in Karimnagar district, is UAE’s National Point of Contact for Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications.

Republic Day celebrations low key affair this year in Gulf

Due to pandemic-triggered restrictions and social distancing norms, the usually jubilant celebrations were visibly low-key this year, but some cultural programmes were held to mark the day.

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