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23 Jan 2020


Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia contracts deadly coronavirus amid outbreak

A nurse from Kerala, working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the coronavirus. This is the first report of an Indian who has contracted the coronavirus, which has infected over 600 people globally and left 17 dead.

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.

26 Dec 2019

Russia News

Russia just tested its own internet: Here's what this means

In a major move, Russia has tested its own alternative to the global internet.

25 Dec 2019


Man wanted Ram temple in Mecca; Saudi Police arrested him

Recently, a Karnataka man was arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting blasphemous messages online.

25 Dec 2019


India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.

23 Dec 2019

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court hands death penalty to 5

Over a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death in connection with the incident.

12 Nov 2019


Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.

10 Nov 2019


WWE: A look and ranking the top cross-brand invasions

While WWE is an independent wrestling promotion, the management has divided it into multiple brands to give the entire roster a chance to display its breath-taking wrestling skills.

01 Nov 2019


WWE Crown Jewel 2019: Analyzing the major takeaways

The Riyadh sports season had an epic start, as WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view presented a spectacular event at the King Fahd International Stadium on Sunday.

29 Oct 2019


Modi, Saudi King to sign key agreements to strengthen ties

In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties between India and Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to sign several agreements with the Kingdom.

28 Oct 2019


After teasing Ranveer Singh, John Cena wishes Happy Diwali

WWE superstar and the 16-time world champion John Cena was in a festive mood on Sunday as he wished his Indian fans 'Happy Diwali' on Instagram.

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.

11 Oct 2019


Iranian oil-tanker hit by missiles near Saudi, catches fire: Report

On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.

05 Oct 2019

New Zealand

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.

03 Oct 2019

United Nations (UN)

At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée

A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.

02 Oct 2019


Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report

Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.

29 Sep 2019

Mohammed Bin Salman

Saudi Arabia to fine tourists for kissing, immodest clothes, etc.

Even as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for travel visas to the Muslim Kingdom, it announced a "public decency" code which imposes fines on travelers for various offenses.

27 Sep 2019

New Zealand

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.

26 Sep 2019

Mohammed Bin Salman

Khashoggi's murder happened 'under my watch': Saudi's crown prince

Mohammed bin Salman (popularly known as MbS), who is the de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, has said he is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as it happened "under his watch".

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the United States on Saturday on a Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's "special aircraft," according to reports.

22 Sep 2019


Petrol, diesel prices rise in the aftermath of Saudi drone-strikes

According to notifications from Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), prices of petrol have jumped by Rs. 1.59/liter and that of diesel by Rs. 1.31/liter in the last six days- the most since daily price revision was introduced in 2017.

20 Sep 2019


Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

15 Sep 2019


Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

14 Sep 2019


Drones hit Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, major fire follows

Saudi Arabia, the largest exporter of oil, woke up to an unprecedented attack on Saturday.

12 Aug 2019


#BiggestFDIDeal: Saudi Aramco invests $15 billion in Reliance's oil business

Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, has announced one of India's biggest FDI deals ever.

05 Aug 2019


Saudi-based man gives 'triple talaq' to wife over phone, booked

A Saudi Arabia-based man, originally hailing from Supaul district in north Bihar, has been booked for divorcing his wife by uttering "talaq" thrice.

02 Aug 2019


Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

A draconian rule in Saudi Arabia has come to an end, sending waves of joy across women in the Islamic nation.

05 Jul 2019


WWE: Here are some of the strangest facts

WWE, which was founded as Capitol Wrestling Corporation in 1952, has a rich 67-year history.

29 Jun 2019


These historical decisions by Vince McMahon changed WWE forever

WWE is the biggest pro-wrestling promotion across the world.

19 Jun 2019


Report claims Saudi Prince knew about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist of Saudi Arabia, in October last year, garnered global attention.

15 Jun 2019


WWE: Instances where Brock Lesnar should cash-in his MITB contract

Superstar Brock Lesnar shocked the world when he won the Money in the Bank contract this year.

04 Jun 2019


Motorola One Vision expected to launch on June 20

Motorola is expected to launch its recently announced One Vision smartphone in India, soon.

27 May 2019


Alabama's abortion ban is stricter than even Saudi Arabia

United States is often perceived as an extremely progressive country; a first-world nation. However, a pregnant person in the US state of Alabama would have less bodily autonomy than most countries in the world, after the state's proposed abortion restrictions.

06 May 2019


WWE: Why is Roman Reigns returning to Raw?

The WWE Universe received a shock when former champion Roman Reigns announced that he would be returning to Monday Night Raw for some unfinished business.

03 May 2019


WWE: Top five opponents for Goldberg for Saudi Arabia PPV

WWE is now trying to extend its televised pay-per-views globally, by hosting it outside USA.

23 Apr 2019


WWE: Analyzing the consequences of Roman Reigns attacking Vince McMahon

Former WWE and Universal Champion Roman Reigns made a surprise move to SmackDown during the Superstar Shakeup, last week.

12 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi receives highest civilian award by the Russian government

On Friday, the Russian government awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their highest civilian award, 'Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle'.

02 Apr 2019

Mohammed Bin Salman

Khashoggi's children given houses, receive monthly payments from kingdom: Report

The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom's authorities, The Washington Post reported yesterday.

31 Mar 2019

Jeff Bezos

Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data

In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

29 Mar 2019


Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

Every year, lakhs of students take the Joint Entrance Examination to join prestigious engineering colleges in India, especially IITs.

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