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Indian expats in UAE celebrate Independence Day

Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian expatriates in the UAE on Tuesday celebrated India's 71st Independence Day with zeal and fervour by hoisting the national flag and organising cultural events. Hundreds of expats gathered to watch the unfurling of the national flag by Consulate General Vipul at the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate in Dubai, the Khaleej Times reported. Peopl...

6 days ago
Feel strongly for welfare of Indian workers abroad: Sushma

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, known for coming to the rescue of Indians in distress abroad, on Wednesday said that she feels strongly for the welfare of Indian workers abroad. She said this during a meeting with United Arab Emirates's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash here. I strongly feel for the welfare of our workers who are...

8 days ago
Pope Francis 'saddened' by 'violent' Nigeria church attack

Vatican City, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis is deeply saddened by the deadly gun attack on a church in Nigeria's Ozubulu in which at least 11 people were killed, the Vatican said on Monday. Deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and injury following the violent attack in Saint Philip's Catholic Church, Ozubulu, read a telegram sent by Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to Bi...

13 days ago
Qatar approves draft law to grant permanent residency to expats

Doha, Aug 3 (IANS) Qatar, facing a Saudi-led boycott, has approved a draft law to grant residency cards to qualified foreigners who live in the country, a media report said. The move would be the first in the Gulf region, where the privileges of nationals have been zealously guarded but expatriates' access to public services and property rights is sharply curtailed, the official Qatar Ne...

16 days ago
65% Egyptian families have nine children: Minister

Cairo, July 31 (IANS) About 65 per cent of Egyptian families have nine children, which can hinder the nation's development, a minister said here. The population increase rate has reached 2.5 per cent, which requires raising the economic growth rate three times in no less than ten years, which is not happening for the time being, Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said on S...

24 days ago
47,000 Sudanese expats to return from Saudi Arabia

Khartoum, July 23 (IANS) Around 47,000 Sudanese expatriates are expected to return home from Saudi Arabia within coming days, Sudanese Expatriates Organ has said. Around 33,000 Sudanese will return from Riyadh and 14,000 from Jeddah, 60 per cent of them workers and craftsmen, maximally by Monday, said Karar Al-Tuhami, Secretary General of the Sudanese Expatriates Organ, at a press confer...

29 days ago
Kuwaiti MP calls for 10-year residency cap

Kuwait City, July 18 (IANS) A Kuwaiti lawmaker who has been leading a drive to reduce the number of foreigners in the country has called for imposing a 10-year cap on employing expatriates. Exemptions may be allowed but only once and in very exceptional cases, Safa Al Hashem was quoted as saying by Kuwaiti daily Al Nahar on Tuesday. The aim is to help Kuwaitis find jobs in the li...

1 month ago
Qatar must end support to extremism: Saudi envoy

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In the face of the current crisis in the Gulf where four countries led by Saudi Arabia have snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar, Riyadh is of the view that Doha must immediately stop support for extremist organisations and interference in other countries internal affairs in the region's interest. Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to India Saud bin Mohammad Al-Sati also st...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia extends amnesty for illegal expats by 30 days

Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that the deadline for illegal expatriates to voluntarily leave the kingdom has been extended by one month. The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) announced on Thursday that a royal approval was given for a one-month extension -- starting from June 25 -- for violators of all nationalities to voluntarily leave the country, Saudi Gazette...

1 month ago
As Modi, Trump meet, all eyes on Washington

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) From Moscow to Tokyo, Beijing to Paris and Islamabad to Kabul, all eyes will be on Washington on Monday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds his first meeting with US President Donald Trump. Look forward to welcoming India's PM Modi to @WhiteHouse on Monday. Important strategic issues to discuss with a true friend! Trump tweeted on Saturday ahead of Modi's ar...

1 month ago
STORY: India, Portugal launch startup hub in first Indian PM visit

Lisbon, June 24 (IANS) India and Portugal on Saturday launched a joint international startup hub soon after Narendra Modi expressed his amazement that there has been no bilateral Indian Prime Ministerial visit ever to this European nation that is home to around 70,000 people of Indian origin. The decision to launch the startup hub was taken during Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa'...

1 month ago
India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Lisbon, June 24 (IANS) Expressing surprise that no Indian Prime Minister has ever made a bilateral visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that both countries will cooperate in a number of areas, including startups, marine technology and oceanography. Modi and his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa launched the India-Portugal International Startup Hub here following bila...

1 month ago
Cabinet approves changes in bilateral agreement with Netherlands

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to a bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) with Netherlands by incorporating the country of residence principle in the said agreement. The amended SSA between India and the Netherlands, when operational from the third month from the date of notifying the said amendment to the Netherlands by India, will strengt...

1 month ago
Indian commits suicide in Kuwait

Kuwait City, June 19 (IANS) An Indian expatriate has committed suicide here by hanging himself from a heavy-duty vehicle. A Syrian national who also works in Kuwait alerted the Interior Ministry about the incident on King Fahad Motorway, the Arab Times reported. The body has been sent for post-mortem. No further details were available. --IANS soni/mr ...

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