Articles about Saudi Arabia
28 Jul 2021
Saudi: Three-year travel ban for citizens visiting 'red list' countries
Saudi Arabia has announced a three-year travel ban and hefty penalties on citizens who visit countries on the Kingdom's COVID-19 red list, including India.
15 Apr 2021
Saudi Arabia: Grave of Hindu man buried as Muslim located
The Saudi Arabian government has located the grave of a Hindu man who was buried there as per Muslim rights and is considering repatriation of the remains, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Thursday.
16 Mar 2021
Wife seeks mortal remains of Hindu man buried in Saudi
A peculiar case came up before the Delhi HC on Tuesday wherein the mortal remains of a Hindu man, an Indian citizen, were wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim rites due to incorrect translation of his religion on the death certificate by Indian Consulate officials in Jeddah.
27 Feb 2021
Saudi prince MbS approved operation to capture, kill Khashoggi: US
The United States on Friday, for the first time, publicly accused Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) of ordering the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote for The Washington Post, in 2018.
26 Feb 2021
Biden calls Saudi King before US report on Khashoggi murder
United States President Joe Biden held a telephonic conversation with King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, before an intelligence report on the murder of a Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is to be released.
11 Feb 2021
Yemen rebel attack on Saudi airport sets plane on fire
Yemen's Houthi rebels on Wednesday targeted an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia with bomb-laden drones, causing a civilian plane on the tarmac to catch fire, the kingdom's state television reported. The attack threatened to escalate Yemen's grinding war.
24 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates
As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in India, nearly 16 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated, government data showed.
11 Jan 2021
The Line: Saudi Arabia unveils city with no roads, cars
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has unveiled plans for a future city 'The Line,' which is part of the $500 billion project called "Neom."
07 Jan 2021
India's CS Santosh suffers crash in Dakar Rally: Details here
India's renowned motorcycle racer CS Santosh suffered a crash during the ongoing Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia.
05 Jan 2021
Arrangements being made to vaccinate Haj pilgrims: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said arrangements are being made to administer coronavirus vaccines to those going from India for the Haj pilgrimage.
29 Dec 2020
Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term
Prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to nearly six years in jail by a Saudi court on Monday, her family said.
21 Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia's $100bn investment plan in India is on track
Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that its investment plans in India have not derailed and predicted that the Indian economy has the strength to bounce back from the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
18 Dec 2020
United States has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, says Trump
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the United States, outgoing President Donald Trump announced ahead of the nation's drug regulator.
15 Dec 2020
Moderna vaccine has 'no specific safety concerns,' says US regulator
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been found safe and effective, the United States Food and Drug Administration said in a report on Tuesday.
13 Dec 2020
ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.
12 Dec 2020
US clears Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, first shot in 24 hours
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for its mass rollout across the United States.
04 Dec 2020
ZTE Axon 20 5G, with under-display camera, launched globally
ZTE has launched its Axon 20 5G model in the global markets. The handset was introduced in China in September as the world's first commercial smartphone with an under-display camera.
23 Nov 2020
India will host G20 Summit in 2023
On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.
05 Nov 2020
Lenovo K12 Note, with Snapdragon 662 chipset, goes official
Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Lenovo has launched the K12 Note model. It comes as a rebranded version of the Moto G9 that was launched in India in August.
05 Nov 2020
Honor 10X Lite to be launched globally on November 10
Honor is all set to launch its budget-friendly 10X Lite model in the global markets on November 10. To recall, it was announced in Saudi Arabia last month.
02 Nov 2020
Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA
Hours after a provisional provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan was announced by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Ministry of External Affairs released a strong statement saying the territory is India's integral part and Islamabad has no locus standi.
31 Oct 2020
Honor 10X Lite, with Kirin 710 chipset, goes official
As the latest addition to its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, Honor has launched the 10X Lite model.
30 Oct 2020
France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence
A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two others at a church in Nice, France, on Thursday, evoking anger and disbelief in the European country, and condemnation globally.
24 Oct 2020
FATF Paris Plenary: Pakistan remains on grey-list; Turkey backs Islamabad
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list after the country failed to fully comply with a 27-point action plan given to it.
07 Sep 2020
Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India
The Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Russia has reportedly submitted "comprehensive data" on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Indian authorities.
03 Sep 2020
Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally
Nubia's flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 5S has gone on sale in over 40 countries.
21 Aug 2020
Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production
Russia has been in the headlines for its two-month-tested 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.
17 Aug 2020
Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was targeted by Twitter users (and rightly so) after he met Emine Erdogan, Turkey's First Lady, on a trip to Istanbul while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.
07 Aug 2020
MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.
06 Aug 2020
Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
31 Jul 2020
Young people not entirely safe from coronavirus, WHO reiterates
With the seventh month of battling the coronavirus pandemic over, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday repeated that guard can't be let down and blamed the younger population for driving the surge in some countries, adding that they aren't "invincible."
06 Jul 2020
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan
While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.
03 Jul 2020
Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
01 Jul 2020
India among five nations to bid for 2027 Asian Cup
India is one of the five nations to have bid for the 2027 Asian Cup hosting rights, the Asian Football Federation (AFC) has revealed.
29 Jun 2020
Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over top commander's killing
Iran has issued an arrest warrant against United States President Donald Trump and dozens of others for the killing of its top commander Qassem Soleimani.
23 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated
India won't be sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year to perform Hajj, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2020
Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
04 Jun 2020
Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years
More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.
02 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400
India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.
26 May 2020
Double whammy: Amid coronavirus crisis, locusts destroy crops
Just as India battles coronavirus pandemic, it is faced with another problem — locusts — who are destroying crops and entering residential areas.