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8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

06 Jul 2020

8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

As many as 8 lakh Indians may have to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has green-lit a draft expat bill.

Kerala-couple approached SC for repatriation; pregnant wife returns, husband dies

09 Jun 2020

Kerala-couple approached SC for repatriation; pregnant wife returns, husband dies

For Indians stranded in Dubai, 29-year-old Nithin Chandran, who hails from Kerala became a blessing. He helped those who lost their jobs or who couldn't return home due to coronavirus-induced restrictions.

Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident

17 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident

At least 35 foreign nationals were killed and four others got injured after a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Islamic holy city of Medina, the state media said on Thursday.

After 'Prassthanam,' Sanjay Dutt's second production to be 'Khalnayak' sequel

20 Sep 2019

After 'Prassthanam,' Sanjay Dutt's second production to be 'Khalnayak' sequel

Sanjay Dutt, who recently confirmed the making of Munnabhai 3, also revealed about his next project.

Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

21 Jul 2019

Indian comedian dies on stage; audience mistook it for performance

In a tragic incident, a 36-year-old Indian stand-up comedian died on stage while performing his set in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

06 Jul 2019

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

What comes as good news for Indian passengers, the Indian rupee will now be accepted for all transactions at Duty Free shops of Dubai airports.

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

29 Apr 2019

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

Dubai-based Abhinav Chari has stepped out of UAE only twice, and both the times he cheated death.

MS Dhoni wins a local tennis tournament in Ranchi

01 Dec 2018

MS Dhoni wins a local tennis tournament in Ranchi

Veteran Indian cricketer, MS Dhoni, showed his prowess on the tennis court after winning a local tournament in his hometown, Ranchi.

Here's why Disha Patani agreed to do Salman Khan's 'Bharat'

10 Sep 2018

Here's why Disha Patani agreed to do Salman Khan's 'Bharat'

Disha Patani is in a happy space these days, especially on the career front. Her last release 'Baaghi 2' was a hit at the box office and she is currently gearing up for Salman Khan-starrer 'Bharat'.

Abu Dhabi likely to get its first Hindu-temple by 2020

24 Jul 2018

Abu Dhabi likely to get its first Hindu-temple by 2020

Abu Dhabi is likely to get its first Hindu temple by 2020, and a legal entity (named Mandir Ltd) has been registered with the local government for its construction.

UAE: Decomposed body of Indian woman found buried in house

26 Apr 2018

UAE: Decomposed body of Indian woman found buried in house

A decomposed body of a 36-year-old Indian woman was found buried in a room of her house in Maysaloon area of Sharjah in UAE, a media report said today, and police is suspecting that her husband may have killed her and escaped to India.

India abolishes Haj subsidy for pilgrims

16 Jan 2018

India abolishes Haj subsidy for pilgrims

The Center has withdrawn subsidies on Haj this year onwards. This could affect the 1.75L Muslims registered to go for the pilgrimage in 2018, the highest ever.

Saudi Arabia arrests 337,281 illegal immigrants

05 Jan 2018

Saudi Arabia arrests 337,281 illegal immigrants

Saudi Arabia has arrested 337,281 expatriates, living illegally in the gulf nation without residence or work permit.

Trump's travel ban forces Emirates to cut flights to US

20 Apr 2017

Trump's travel ban forces Emirates to cut flights to US

Emirates announced that it would be reducing the frequency of flights to 5 US cities from May.

Senior journalist Girish Nikam passes away from heart attack

08 Nov 2016

Senior journalist Girish Nikam passes away from heart attack

TV anchor and senior journalist Girish Nikam passed away on Monday due to a major heart attack.