Indian Embassy cautions against hiring middlemen for exit visas

Published on Sep 10 2013 // Featured, NRI, Special
Indian Embassy cautions against hiring middlemen for exit visas
Sibi George.– BY: RASHID HASSAN The Indian Embassy has asserted that it is directly accessible to citizens living in the Kingdom and that middlemen, agencies and authorized representatives are not needed. Sibi George, minister and deputy chief of mission, told reporters on Sunday night that, “We...

Meeting of Volunteers in the Indian Embassy on September 13, 2013

Published on Sep 05 2013 // NRI
A meeting of the registered volunteers and those involved in assisting the Indian community in the Kingdom during the grace period announced by the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 05.00 pm at the Embassy premises...

Study India project for overseas Indians

Published on Sep 02 2013 // NRI
JEDDAH — The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in New Delhi is conducting a Study India program to enhance engagement with the diaspora of young Indians, the Consulate General of India said in a statement on Sunday. The objective of the program is to enable overseas Indian youths, namely foreign...

Indian rupee drops to 18-year low

Published on Aug 28 2013 // NRI
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – India’s rupee hit a record low and posted its biggest percentage fall in 18 years on Tuesday as parliament’s approval of a $20 billion plan to provide cheap grain to the poor renewed doubts about government resolve to control spending ahead of elections due next year. The...

Banks offer higher rates on NRI deposits

Published on Aug 26 2013 // NRI
By Aparna Ramalingam, TNN CHENNAI: Non-resident Indians are being wooed with higher rates of interest by several banks after the Reserve Bank of India allowed lenders to offer NRIs a better return than local depositors and relaxed reserve requirements on these deposits. The freedom to price deposits...

Need for NRI grievances cell stressed

Published on Aug 25 2013 // Featured, Hyderabad, India, NRI, Special
Need for NRI grievances cell stressed
From Left-to-Right: Syed Zia ur Rahman, CEO, Yahind.com from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Syed Noor, World Humanitarian Justice from Canada, Khaleeq ur Rahman Senior Congress Leader, AP, India, Abid Rasool khan, Chairman AP State Minorities Commission, India Aijaz Ahmed Khan President NRI’s forum from...

SPA Editor Tahir Ansari passes away

Published on Aug 03 2013 // Featured, NRI, Special
SPA Editor Tahir Ansari passes away
Tahir Hussain Ansari– By: Syed Zia ur Rahman, Yahind.com Tahir Hussain Ansari, Managing Editor of Saudi Press Agency (SPA) passed away in Riyadh following a massive heart attack at Saturday night, 2nd August 2013. He had been working in SPA nearly for four decades; he was fluent in English and...

Faiz Kidwai: We raised pressing issues with Saudi authorities

Published on Jul 23 2013 // Featured, NRI, Special
Faiz Kidwai: We raised pressing issues with Saudi authorities
ndian Consul General Faiz Ahmad Kidwai– Hassan Cheruppa Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Indian Consul General Faiz Ahmed Kidwai thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for the extension of the amnesty in a bid to complete the consulate’s Herculean task of regulating the status of...

Hyderabad Association taken initiative to support Nitaqat affected people in Dammam.

Published on Jul 21 2013 // Featured, NRI
Hyderabad Association taken initiative to support Nitaqat affected people in Dammam.
Hyderabad Association (HA), Dammam has taken initiative to support the deserving people in Dammam. The group has come forward to support the Nitaqat affected people by processing the application forms for Emergency Certificates and submitting to the Indian Embassy. They have closely worked with the...

Gulbarga charitable and welfare trust Organised Iftar Party in Jeddah.

Published on Jul 20 2013 // NRI
Gulbarga charitable and welfare trust Organised Iftar Party in Jeddah.
Left to right : Sajid Shaikh, Sulaiman, Mirza Azam Baig, Abdul Wahid, Nasir Khursheed, Layeeq baig, Salim Khalifa, Hazrath Quadri, Taqi hassan, Salim Khan and Yasar are seen.Indian expatriates from Gulbarga district of karnataka state organised Iftar party on 17th July 2013 at the residence of Mr. Mirza...

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