Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Published on Jan 11 2017 // Gulf
Kandahar (Afghanistan) (AFP) – Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated...

NRIs from US get maximum PBS awards

Published on Jan 09 2017 // Gulf, NRI, World
Bengaluru, Jan 9 (PTI) Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the US led the list of 30 persons conferred the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awards by President Pranab Mukherjee here today. The first award was received by Portugal Prime Minister Antonia Luiss Santos Da Costa for his contribution in the field of public...

PBD 2017 event opens new horizons for NRIs

Published on Jan 06 2017 // Featured, Gulf, Hyderabad, India, NRI, Special
PBD 2017 event opens new horizons for NRIs
By: Javid Hassan, The upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention scheduled to be held in Bangalore from January 7-9 next year offers exciting opportunities for NRIs across the socio-economic spectrum. The annual event, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, comes at...

The first exclusive Indian-Expo 2017 at Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Published on Jan 06 2017 // Featured, Gulf, India, Special
The first exclusive Indian-Expo 2017 at Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The first Indian-Expo 2017 will be organized by MBN Luxury Lines in Association with Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) from 22-24 October, 2017 at Convention Center Jeddah Hilton, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) as the name implies, is a professional organization that...

UAE about to seize Dawood’s assets worth Rs 15,000 crore?

Published on Jan 05 2017 // Gulf
NEW DELHI: Unconfirmed reports that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government may have moved to seize assets 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim has on its soil set off fevered speculation in political circles. The Indian intelligence and investigative agencies, as well as the ministry of external...

Walked 1,000 Km In 20 Trips To Dubai Court. Sushma Swaraj Brings Him Home

Published on Dec 06 2016 // Gulf
Almost a week ago, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted about an Indian man who walked a distance of 1,000 km over a period of two years to attend court proceedings in Dubai just to obtain a flight ticket to return home. Ms Swaraj, who is in hospital being treated for kidney failure, said...

Shakeel Siddiqui rocks Dubai with laughter riot

Published on Nov 21 2016 // Gulf
“Budha Ghar Par Hai” was held at Emirates Theater located at the Emirates International School. The show was opened by legendary RJ Prince with his hilarious character Kookie Singh. The show rocked the audience by Shakeel Siddiqui with his slapstick humor and amazing comic timing and created a laugh...

Yemen conflict: Saudi coalition declares 48-hour ceasefire

Published on Nov 19 2016 // Gulf, World
The Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen’s government against the Houthi rebels has declared a 48-hour ceasefire to begin on Saturday. The ceasefire will begin at midday (0900 GMT), the Saudi government announced via state media. The coalition said the truce could be renewed if the Houthis...

UAE, France to cooperate in safeguarding cultural heritage

Published on Nov 16 2016 // Gulf
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 : The United Arab Emirates and France will cooperate to protect cultural heritage during armed conflicts. This initiative will be launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Francois Hollande, President...

BISWAS held “Shaam-e-Imran” in Riyadh

Published on Oct 31 2016 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
BISWAS held “Shaam-e-Imran” in Riyadh
By M. Zakir Azmi Nadvi Bihar Int’l Society & Welfare Association (BISWAS) and India Islamic Cultural Centre jointly held in Riyadh a poetry session or popularly known as Mushaira titled “Shaam-e-Imran” dedicated to the celebrated young Indian poet Imran Partapgarhi. The event conducted by...

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