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Singapore Private Banks Target NRI Clients in Middle East December 13, 2018 15:18

DBS Bank, South-east Asia's biggest bank and Asia's sixth-biggest private bank by assets under management is planning to expand in the Middle East by doubling the number of private bankers there over the next five…

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This NRI in Qatar Keen on Farming is 'Going Green' December 12, 2018 15:39

In spite of the harsh climate of Arabia, Jyothy, a Non-Resident Indian, has successfully grown vegetables and flowers at her villa compound in Doha's Matar Qadeem. Although Jyothy came to Qatar as a nurse at…

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UAE Quietly Deporting Indian-Origin Sympathizers of Islamic State December 06, 2018 10:23

The United Arab Emirates has not only been formally extraditing fugitives but likewise quietly deporting Indian-origin sympathizers of the Islamic State (IS) since earlier this year, according to report. The UAE has been a close…

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Soon, Travel to UAE from Mumbai in High-Speed Underwater Rail December 04, 2018 16:19

In the near future, Indians may relish underwater 'floating rail' travel between United Arab Emirates' Fujairah town and Mumbai, one similar to London to Paris. According to a Dubai-based Khaleej Times report, UAE-based company National…

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Dust From Middle East Affects Indian Summer Monsoon: Study November 16, 2018 12:48

A study has found that dust and soot transported from the deserts of the Middle East settle on the snow cover of the Himalaya mountain range, affecting the intensity of the summer monsoon in India.…

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Galore Indians Apply for Passports as UAE Extends Amnesty Deadline November 02, 2018 17:18

Indian residents in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to a great extent have applied for short validity passport under the visa amnesty scheme which has been prolonged for a month. According to a report in…

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Qatar Agrees Abolition of Exit Visa System September 06, 2018 10:25

Qatar has sanctioned legislation to scrap controversial exit visas which need all overseas workers to acquire their employers' approval to leave the country, according to official statements published Tuesday.There are nearly two million foreign workers…

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No Official Announcement yet on Specific Amount of Financial Aid: UAE August 24, 2018 11:02

With Kerala and the Centre at loggerheads over the acceptance of Rs. 700 crore foreign aid offered by the UAE (United Arab Emirates), the Gulf country's ambassador told the Indian Express on Thursday that it…

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Indian-origin Tycoons in UAE Pledge ₹125 Million for Kerala Floods August 21, 2018 10:07

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Indian-origin billionaire entrepreneurs have proclaimed contribution of Rs. 125 million for the flood-hit Kerala for flood relief operations, according to a media report.In the scenic state, about 164 people have…

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Indians Forced to Leave GCC Countries, Reveals External Affairs Ministry August 11, 2018 12:03

The statistics from the external affairs ministry reveals that an entire of around 1.7 lakh Indians have been forced to leave the Gulf Cooperation Council countries alone since 2014. Additional 30,000 have been forced to…

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Expats in Saudi brace for “Dependent Fee” June 22, 2017 10:21

Indians employed in Saudi Arabia are planning to send their families back to their home as the Kingdom is all set to introduce a monthly ‘dependent fee’ for expats, starting from July. The fee of…

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Indian girl allegedly molested by Pakistani clerk May 22, 2017 18:33

The UAE Police officers have arrested a Pakistani clerk, who molested an Indian school girl in a lift, a media report said. The girl had just returned to home from school, when the 24-year-old abuser…

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