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In last phase of evacuation, special Indigo flight airlifts 185 Indian pilgrims from Jeddah

Jeddah Mar 18: A special Indigo flight airlifted 185 Indians from Jeddah, completing the process of evacuating pilgrims from the Middle Eastern country. “With the departure of 185 pilgrims from Jeddah to Mumbai through a special Indigo aircraft, the final ...

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7-year-old Indian cancer patient’s wish comes true as he meets Dubai’s Crown Prince

Dubai: The wish of a seven-year-old cancer-stricken Indian boy came true when Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan met him in a heart-touching gesture and posted their picture on social media. Abdullah Hussain from Hyderabad, suffering from third stage cancer, had ...

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Indian girl in Dubai tests positive for Coronavirus

A 16-year-old Indian girl here has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infection cases in the UAE to 28, according to media reports. Health officials here confirmed on Wednesday that a new coronavirus case ...

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Indian hits the jackpot in Dubai raffle, wins luxury car

Dubai: An Indian businessman in the UAE has won a luxury car in a Dubai raffle, according to a media report on Monday, March 2. Syed NSY, who hails from Chennai will be driving away a brand new BMW 750Li xDrive ...

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Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Thursday, February 27 suspended visas for visits to Islam’s holiest sites for the “umrah” pilgrimage, an unprecedented move triggered by coronavirus fears that raise questions over the hajj, which starts in July. The kingdom, which hosts millions ...

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Indian cleaner arrested in Dubai for stealing watches worth USD 2 million

Dubai: A 26-year-old Indian man has been arrested for allegedly stealing 86 expensive watches worth over USD 2 million from a shop in Dubai where he worked, according to a media report. The man, who worked as a cleaner, has ...

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Indian engineer falls to death from Dubai building

Dubai: A 25-year-old Indian engineer allegedly fell to his death from a residential apartment in Dubai, according to a media report. Sabeel Rahman, from Kerala who has been living in Dubai since 2018, fell off the building near his worksite, ...

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Kerala man sustains 90% burns while trying to save wife from fire in UAE

A UAE-based man from Kerala sustained 90 per cent burns while trying to save his wife from a fire at their home in Umm Al Quwain, Khaleej Times reported. Anil Ninan, 32, is in a critical condition while his wife, ...

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Two new cases of coronavirus detected in UAE; infection cases rise to 7

Dubai: Two new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the UAE, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the deadly disease to seven, the country’s health ministry has said. The death toll in China’s coronavirus outbreak rose ...

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UAE confirms first cases of new coronavirus

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed the first cases in the Middle East of the new deadly coronavirus, saying that doctors were treating a family that had recently come from a city at the centre of the outbreak. The ...

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Consulate General of India in Jeddah celebrates Indian R-Day

Jeddah 27 January 2019: The Consulate General of India, Jeddah celebrated the 71st Republic Day of India by hoisting the flag at its premises followed by singing of National Anthem. Consul General Noor Rahman Sheikh hoisted the National flag at ...

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Tourist visa scam traps Indian workers in abusive jobs in UAE

Exploitative employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are increasingly using tourist visas to hire Indian nationals in a scam that leaves migrants open to labour abuse, police and activists said. Indian migrants on visit visas – quicker and cheaper ...

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Pak taxi driver turns saviour for Indian girl by returning lost wallet

Dubai: A Pakistani taxi driver in Dubai turned a saviour for an Indian girl by returning her lost wallet that had her UK student visa just three days before she was to return after a winter break, a media report ...

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Noted Indian social worker passes away in UAE

Dubai: Prominent Indian social worker Nazar Nandi, who touched hundreds of lives in the UAE and India through his community activities, died of a heart attack here on Sunday. Nandi, who was in his mid-fifties, was rushed to a hospital after ...

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