Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Pilgrim visits curtailed in Makkah as Covid cases surge in Saudi

Jeddah: Saudi Arabia, the birth place of Islam, has begun implementation of physical distancing norms following a surge in Covid-19 cases in the Kingdom....

Foreign currency seized at Hyderabad Airport from Sharjah-bound passenger

Hyderabad: Customs officials at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday recovered foreign currency worth over Rs 8 lakh from a passenger. An official said...

India conveys concerns over high oil prices to Saudi, UAE

Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has made phone calls to key OPEC nations to convey the desire for an affordable price for consumers

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

Gulf worker from Sircilla seeks help to return home

A native of Chandurthi mandal, Chinna Ramulu who is working in Saudi explained that the company authorities were harassing him during the last week, were not providing money for meals during the last four days

Saudi asks India to use cheap oil it bought last year to cool prices

Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman at a press conference after the OPEC+ decision on Thursday said New Delhi should take some of the crude out of storage that they had purchased at very cheap rates last year.

Saudi Arabia announces three-phase roll out of Covid-19 vaccine

The ministry opened registration for the vaccination campaign through an online application called "Sehaty", and said the vaccine would be "free for all citizens and residents".

NRC protesters among hundreds of NRIs deported from Saudi Arabia

The foreign workers who violate local laws are required to return home through deportation centres.

Saudi to invest $20 billion in AI by 2030

The kingdom, the Arab world's biggest economy, launched an artificial intelligence strategy last month to attract investors as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ambitious "Vision 2030" plan to wean the kingdom off oil.

Saudi man crashes car into Mecca’s Grand Mosque, held

The driver of the car was arrested and referred to public prosecution, even as no one was injured

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