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Indian Consulate Jeddah organise Khadi products’ exhibition on Gandhi Jayanti

Jeddah 3 October 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) As part of the 150th birth anniversary of father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, the Consulate General of India, Jeddah, along with Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) organised an exclusive Khadi Products Exhibition ...

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Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has launched a high-speed railway connecting Islam’s two holiest cities in a bid to improve traffic congestion for the millions of Muslim pilgrims that visit the country annually. King Salman launched the 450km Haramain High-Speed Rail System linking ...

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Kuwait to stop employment of expats over age 60

Manama: Kuwait is looking at imposing a new cap on hiring foreigners based on their age, as part of a massive official drive to address the demographic imbalance in the country and reform the labour market. Kuwaiti nationals represent only ...

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Survey: Expats ranked Bahrain as best place to live in

Bahrain tops in global survey as the best place for expatriates for the second year running, followed by Taiwan and Ecuador. According to the Expat Insider ranking, as first overall, Bahrain is the stand-out performer, scoring first place among both ...

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Kerala floods: UAE says nothing official yet, no amount of financial aid announced

With his country at the centre of a debate in India over acceptance of Rs 700 crore foreign aid for flood-ravaged Kerala — that debate is now a political slugfest between the Left that runs Kerala and the BJP which ...

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Indian Consulate General to Saudi Arabia thank Kingdom for arrangements of adequate services during Haj 2018

Jeddah 23 August 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) Indian Consulate General to Saudi Arabia issued a press release on Thursday, elaborating on the services provided to the Indian Haj pilgrims for them to complete their cherished pillar of Islam with ease ...

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UAE leaders order formation of emergency committee to provide aid to Kerala

The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has instructed the formation of a national emergency committee to provide relief assistance to people affected by flash floods in the Indian state of Kerala. According to Sheikh Khalifa’s instructions, the committee will ...

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Jeddah: Consulate General of India celebrates Independence day by inaugurating Khadi exhibition

Jeddah 15 August 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) To mark the 72nd Independence of India, Consulate General of India, Jeddah on Wednesday organised a flag hoisting ceremony at its office here in Jeddah. Consul General Noor Rahman Sheikh hoisted the tricolor ...

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First Indian flight arrives at Jeddah Haj terminal with 420 pilgrims; welcomed by Indian Ambassador and Council General

Jeddah 29 July 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) The first flight carrying 420 Haj pilgrims from Chennai, arrived at the Jeddah’s Haj terminal on Sunday morning 8.40 am. The pilgrims were welcomed by India’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed and ...

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First batch of Haj pilgrims of HCOI reaches Makkah

Jeddah 23 July 2018: (Bhatkallys New Bureau) The first batch of Indian pilgrims coming through Haj Committee of India (HCOI) reached Makkah from Madinah today at 3 PM. These pilgrims were received at Makkah by the Consul General of India ...

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First flight carrying 410 Hajis from India reaches Madina, Ambassador Ahmed Javed welcomes pilgrims

Jeddah 14 July 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) First flight from India carrying 410 Haj pilgrims today reached Madina International Airport where the pilgrims were welcomed by Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmed Javed at the airport on Saturday 14 July. ...

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Indian Ambassador meets Saudi Minister of Haj; reports their preparedness to welcome Hajis

Jeddah 12 July 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) Ahmad Javed, Ambassador of India, met the Minister of Haj and Umrah, H.E. Dr. Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten, in Jeddah to discuss the arrangements for Haj 2018.  Mr. Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh, ...

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4 killed in Saudi Arabia checkpoint shootout: Saudi interior ministry

Riyadh: A drive-by shooting against a checkpoint in central Saudi Arabia and an ensuing gunfight Sunday left a security officer, a Bangladeshi civilian and two attackers dead, the kingdom’s interior ministry said. “A security checkpoint on the Buraydah-Tarfiyah road in ...

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UAE sends 824 tonnes of aid to Somalia

Jubaland: The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed 824 tonnes of food items to 6,000 families-around 30,000 people-in the drought-stricken area of Jubaland in Somalia. A spokesperson from the organisation said that the humanitarian assistance aims to alleviate ...

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