India’s medical tourism sector attracts patients from Gulf

Published on Sep 17 2014 // Featured, India, Special
India’s medical tourism sector attracts patients from Gulf
Dubai: India’s medical tourism sector, set to generate USD 2 billion, has evinced growing interest from patients from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries due to excellent treatment skills of Indian doctors and low cost. The Indian medical tourism industry is projected to reach USD 2 billion...

Indian community urges action on floods in Jammu & Kashmir

Published on Sep 15 2014 // Featured, NRI
Indian community urges action on floods in Jammu & Kashmir
CALL FOR ACTION: Representatives of Indian voluntary organizations at the meeting in Riyadh. (AN photo)RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Amid fears of an epidemic looming large in the flood hit Kashmir valley in India, heads and representatives of around 20 Riyadh-based Indian organizations collectively urged Indian...

3,000 jobs lined up for Saudi women at outsourcing center

Published on Sep 15 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
3,000 jobs lined up for Saudi women at outsourcing center
MOMENTOUS EVENT: Saudi Arabia’s first all-female BPO center opens in Riyadh.RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN The first all-female business process outsourcing (BPO) service center in the Kingdom, which was inaugurated in Riyadh on Sunday, will aim to provide 3,000 local jobs to Saudi women in the next three...

Barack Obama looking forward to welcoming PM Narendra Modi: US official

Published on Sep 09 2014 // Featured, India, World
Barack Obama looking forward to welcoming PM Narendra Modi: US official
US President Barack Obama (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: AP/DC)Washington: US President Barack Obama is looking forward to welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi to White house later this month, a senior US official has said on Monday. “President Obama looks forward to...

SIBN hosts B2B meet to bolster ties in agro-food processing Industries

Published on Sep 09 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
SIBN hosts B2B meet to bolster ties in agro-food processing Industries
BUSINESS MEET: Indian DCM Hemant Kotalwar with Kamel Al-Munajjed, chairman of Saudi-Indian Business Council at SIBN B2B interaction at Indian Embassy in Riyadh on Monday.RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Saudi-India Business Network (SIBN) organized a B2B interaction between the visiting Indian businessmen for Saudi...

India, Germany to cooperate in skill development, waste management, river cleaning

Published on Sep 08 2014 // Featured, India, World
India, Germany to cooperate in skill development, waste management, river cleaning
Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at a meeting in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)New Delhi: India and Germany on Monday agreed to prepare a roadmap for cooperation in skill development, solid waste management and cleaning of rivers as visiting...

Modi visits flood-affected Kashmir; toll reaches 175

Published on Sep 08 2014 // Featured, India, Special
Modi visits flood-affected Kashmir; toll reaches 175
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi (3rd R) walks with senior army officials after his arrival in Jammu on Sunday. (Reuters)SRINAGAR: The death toll from serious flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir climbed to 175 on Sunday, with homes, military bases and hospitals inundated in the region’s...

Riyadh agriculture show set to explore investment strategies

Published on Sep 07 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
Riyadh agriculture show set to explore investment strategies
GREEN ECONOMY: Visitors at Riyadh Exhibition Center during Saudi Agriculture 2013.RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Saudi Agriculture 2014, the 33rd international agriculture, water and agro-industry trade show, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture for international and local companies to showcase new products...

KTT Jeddah Dream Project Herald on a Promising Note

Published on Sep 04 2014 // Featured, Gulf, India
KTT Jeddah Dream Project Herald on a Promising Note
FOUNDATION FOR A JUST CAUSE: Core committee members of Khak-e-Taiba Trust (KTT) pose for a group photo with the chief-guest Syed Ahmed Pasha Qadri, member of the Telangana State Legislative Assembly, after laying-down the foundation stone for the extension of Muhaddis-e-Deccan School of Hyderabad recently....

Indian in UAE unable to pay hospital bills

Published on Sep 03 2014 // Featured, Gulf
Indian in UAE unable to pay hospital bills
Abu Dhabi, September 01: An uninsured Indian man in the UAE has run up more than $160,000 in medical bills after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and spent about six months in an Abu Dhabi hospital, a media report said. The hospital, however, says it is not demanding the money and he should just go home. Shariq...

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