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...

AMU to confer honorary Doctorate to Nadeem Tarin

Published on Sep 02 2014 // Featured, NRI, Special
AMU to confer honorary Doctorate to Nadeem Tarin
Nadeem Tarin- Mohammed Saifuddin, Yahind News In recognition of his distinguished services, prominent businessman, philanthropist, and General Manager, Salman Al-Terais & Partners Limited Construction Company, Riyadh Mr. Nadeem Tarin will be conferred with Honorary Doctorate by Aligarh Muslim University...

NRIs asked to secure MR passports

Published on Sep 01 2014 // NRI
NRIs asked to secure MR passports
Courtesy image for illustration purpose only. RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN The Indian Embassy has asked citizens living in the Kingdom to have machine-readable passports issued as soon as possible. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will phase out non-machine-readable passports by Nov. 24,...

Indians seek IISJ expansion

Published on Sep 01 2014 // Featured, NRI, Special
Indians seek IISJ expansion
SHOW OF SUPPORT: Indian Consul General B.S. Mubarak, 5th left, with organizers of the welcoming ceremony in Jeddah on Friday. (AN photo)JEDDAH: SIRAJ WAHAB A leading member of the Indian community has called on the new consul general to help expedite the process of expanding the International Indian...

Gulf NRIs neglected by state governments

Published on Aug 19 2014 // Gulf, NRI
The State Bank of Hyderabad organized a meeting of Gulf NRIs at its headquarters recently where senior officials of the bank announced a ‘representative’ office in the UAE soon. The officials wanted the Gulf NRIs to help them create awareness about the bank among Indians and thereby, help...

Telangana Business and Investment Forum launched by NRIs of Saudi Arabia

Published on Aug 18 2014 // Featured, India, NRI
Telangana Business and Investment Forum launched by NRIs of Saudi Arabia
– By Mohd Saifuddin, Yahind.com The Deputy Chief Minister of the newly formed Telangana state Mr. Mahmood Ali assured the prospective NRI investors that they are not required to run pillar to post for obtaining the approvals from different departments. Rather, the Telangana government wholeheartedly...

New Indian deputy chief of mission vows support for NRIs

Published on Aug 12 2014 // Featured, NRI, Special
New Indian deputy chief of mission vows support for NRIs
Hemant KotalwarRIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Newly appointed Indian Deputy Chief of Mission Hemant Kotalwar has vowed to support non-resident Indians (NRIs) in the Kingdom and commended the Indian Embassy’s hard work during the legalization grace period. Kotalwar’s statements came on Monday, in which the...

Indian community mourns Sanai

Published on Jul 05 2014 // NRI
Indian community mourns Sanai
Attendees who came to pay their respects to Indian community member Afzal Jalaluddin Sanai. — Courtesy photoRIYADH — Indian community members recently gathered to condole the demise of Afzal Jalaluddin Sanai, a prominent ex-NRI businessman and managing director of Arabian Farms, who died in Hyderabad...

Modi effect: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas shifted from Delhi to Gandhinagar

Published on Jul 03 2014 // NRI
January 2015 will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi return home in a big way. The Gujarat government, in its annual 2014-15 budget, announced plans by the Centre to celebrate the next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the Indian government’s annual engagement with the Indian diaspora by the Ministry of...

Gujarat to host 2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in January

Published on Jul 03 2014 // NRI
RIYADH — The Indian government has decided to hold the next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Indian Expatriates Day) at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat in January 2015, according to the country’s embassy in Riyadh. Efforts will be made to have more meaningful and interactive sessions that will address...

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