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...

Tweezerman raises awareness for breast cancer with new tweezer design, donates a percentage to charity

Published on Sep 14 2014 // Gulf
Invasive breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with more than 200,000 diagnosed annually. Unfortunately, around 40,000 of those will lose their fight against the disease, making it the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in women globally. Experts agree that in order to detect...

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...

Saudi India Business Network (SIBN) event at Embassy of India, Riyadh

Published on Sep 08 2014 // Gulf
On the sidelines of Saudi Agro Food Fair 2014, Saudi India Business Network (SIBN) is organizing a sector specific event focusing on “Agro & Food Processing Industries” and a B2B interactive session of Indian and Saudi businessmen on September 8, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Embassy premises. India...

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...

Retired Dubai police officer named president of Toastmasters International

Published on Sep 03 2014 // Featured, Gulf
Retired Dubai police officer named president of Toastmasters International
Col Murad with fellow toastmasters. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National- By: Mohammed N Al Khan DUBAI // An Emirati has been named international president of the Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organisation that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members to improve their...

Saudi business delegation meets Telangana deputy chief minister

Published on Sep 03 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
Saudi business delegation meets Telangana deputy chief minister
The Saudi business delegation that visited Telengana to explore investment opportunities. — Courtesy photoJEDDAH — In order to tap the business and trade opportunities in the newly formed state of Telangana and the residual state of Andhra Pradesh in India, a six-member delegation from Kingdom of...

Saudi woman’s quest for childhood nanny touches heart of a nation

Published on Aug 24 2014 // Gulf
Saudi woman’s quest for childhood nanny touches heart of a nation
Rawan Radwan and Marie ‘Ning’ BernardoJEDDAH : SIRAJ WAHAB When Saudi freelance journalist Rawan Radwan set out to locate her childhood nanny, she never imagined that her search would become an international news story, warming hearts around the globe. Three years ago, the 29-year-old Saudi woman...

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