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2 Keralite students killed in road accident in Dubai

Dubai: Two Indian students, hailing from Kerala were killed in a road accident in Dubai in the early hours of Christmas Day on Wednesday, according to media reports. Rohit Krishnakumar, 19, and Sharat Kumar, 21, both from Kerala, were returning ...

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15-year-old Indian girl dies after falling from 10th floor of building in Sharjah

Dubai: An Indian girl has died after falling from the 10th floor of a building in Sharjah, according to a media report on Saturday. The Indian girl, 15, suffered grievous injuries after the fall on Friday, the Gulf New reported. ...

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India-Saudi Haj 2020 agreement signed, entire process to be ‘100 per cent digital’

The agreement for Haj 2020 between India and Saudi Arabia was signed today, marking a milestone in the relationship between the two countries as India became the first country in the world where Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, ...

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41,000 kgs of flowers shipped from Karnataka to make record-breaking carpet in Dubai

41,444 kilograms of marigold flowers were shipped from Bengaluru to Dubai to create the world’s largest flower carpet, an official at the Bengaluru International Airport said on Monday. “The flowers were laid out at ‘Flowers of Tolerance’ at the Dubai ...

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Six workers, believed to be Indians, killed at Oman construction site

Muscat: At least six construction workers, believed to be Indian nationals, were killed in Oman when they were buried at an excavation site of a water pipeline project due to heavy rains. The incident happened in the Seeb area of Muscat ...

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Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Riyadh late on Monday night on a two-day visit, during which he will attend the third edition of Saudi Arabia’s high-profile annual financial conference and hold bilateral talks with top leadership of the Gulf ...

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Man hacks UAE govt entity website, lands in court

An Arab man appeared at the Fujairah Misdemeanour Court on charges of hacking the website of a government entity in the emirate. As per the sheet of indictment, the suspect, who worked at a customer service centre, managed to obtain ...

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PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over death of people in bus accident in Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed anguish over the death of 35 people in a bus accident in Saudi Arabia. Thirty-five people, including Asians and Arabs, were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy ...

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Saudi Arabia rules women can join armed forces

UPDATED: 10 OCTOBER 2019 04:09 IST Women would be able to serve as private first class, corporal or sergeant Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it will allow women in the ultra-conservative kingdom to serve in the armed forces as it embarks ...

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Mangalurean man wins USD 1 million Dubai raffle

Dubai: An Indian expat hit a jackpot on Tuesday to become the latest winner of USD 1 million Dubai Duty Free raffle Dubai-based Praveen Aranha works as a management accountant at the Atlantis in Palm, Jumeirah. He basically hails from ...

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Saudi Arabia to offer tourist visas for first time, abolish abaya rule

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said Friday it will offer tourist visas for the first time, opening up the ultra-conservative kingdom to holidaymakers as part of a push to diversify its economy away from oil. Kickstarting tourism is one of the centrepieces ...

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First UAE astronaut in space, Hazzaa al-Mansoori, lifts off for ISS Aboard Soyuz MS-15

A crowd in Dubai erupted in cheers and applause Wednesday as the first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates launched towards the International Space Station, dubbing him a national hero. Emiratis and school children gathered at the Mohammed Bin Rashid ...

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UAE to deport Indian worker held for stealing two mangoes

A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court has ordered the deportation of an Indian airport worker who was held for stealing two mangoes from the baggage of a passenger last year, a media report said. The Court of First Instance on ...

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Youth from Karwar dies in road mishap in Kuwait

Karwar: A youth from Kadawada in Karwar met his tragic end in a road mishap in Kuwait recently. The deceased is Robinson Francis Rozario (28). He hailed from Christianwada of Kadawada here. Rozario was employed in a company in Kuwait ...

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