Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launches first Hajj mobile application prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in three languages

Published on Aug 29 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launches first Hajj mobile application prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in three languages
Riyadh: Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launched 2 mobile applications prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in Urdu, English and Hindi on 28 August 2015. First application has been named “Hajj e Mabroor” and contains 3 books on Hajj and Umrah, 9 speeches,...

Body of Indian worker in UAE repatriated

Published on Aug 26 2015 // Gulf
The body of an Indian worker who died in Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this month has been repatriated to India 15 days after his death, a media report said. Lalan Chowdhari died of brain haemorrhage on August 9. The body was lying in a morgue in Ajman emirate since August 10, Khaleej...

Saudi Arabian engineer wins Toastmasters’ 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

Published on Aug 17 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Special, World
Saudi Arabian engineer wins Toastmasters’ 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking
Mohammed Qahtani rises above 30,000 participants to win world’s largest speech contest RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With a humorous speech titled “The Power of Words,” Mohammed Qahtani, a security engineer from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, won the...

India PM Narendra Modi begins historic visit to UAE

Published on Aug 16 2015 // Featured, Gulf, NRI, Special
India PM Narendra Modi begins historic visit to UAE
Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Narendra Modi in Abu DhabiBy Fareed Rahman, Senior Business Reporter Abu Dhabi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Sunday as he tries to strengthen the relationship with the Gulf countries and seek more investment to boost Indian economy. The...

Independence Day celebrated with great joy in Indian Embassy, Riyadh

Published on Aug 16 2015 // Featured, Gulf, NRI, Special
Independence Day celebrated with great joy in Indian Embassy, Riyadh
The 69th Independence Day of India was celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm on 15th August, 2015, in the Embassy of India, Riyadh. Charge d’ Affaires Mr. Hemant Kotalwar hoisted the Indian National Flag, followed by rendition of National Anthem and patriotic songs by the students of the International...

Indians in UAE gear up for Modi’s visit

Published on Aug 10 2015 // Gulf
Thousands of Indian expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are planning a grand public reception for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will be on a two-day official visit here this month, a media report said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to visit the UAE on August 16-17, in the first visit by...

PM Modi likely to visit UAE on August 16-17

Published on Aug 08 2015 // Gulf
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the United Arab Emirates on August 16-17 marking the first trip by an Indian prime minister to the country after Indira Gandhi. According to reports, the Prime Minister is also expected to attend a public reception hosted by members of Indian community...

Prince Saud, world’s longest serving foreign minister, passes away

Published on Jul 10 2015 // Gulf
Saudi Arabia’s former foreign minister Prince Saud Al Faisal, the world’s longest serving foreign minister, died on Thursday at the age of 75, two months after he was replaced following 40 years on the job, a media report said. Prince Saud breathed his last in the US, Al Arabiya News cited...

Former Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal dies

Published on Jul 10 2015 // Featured, Gulf
Former Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal dies
Prince Saud Al-FaisalJEDDAH: Former Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal has died, an official and a family member said on Thursday. “I wish I could deny it, but I can’t,” Foreign Ministry Osama Nugali wrote on Twitter, in answer to queries by media. Saud Mohammed Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal also confirmed...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Pledges His $32 Billion to Charity

Published on Jul 02 2015 // Featured, Gulf
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Pledges His $32 Billion to Charity
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud.RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Wednesday pledged his entire $32-billion (28.8-billion-euro) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years. The prince said in a statement that the “philanthropic...

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