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Ashraf Jamal November 13th 2017

UAE assures India of clipping wings of D-company

To check the machinations of the dreaded underworld mafia don Dawood Ibrahim, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has assured India that it will not...

Name of Dubai-based NRI figures in Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers leak has links with Dubai, as the name of a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) based in this city has prominently figured in the...

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Kerala government to launch saving scheme for helping Indian expatriates in their twilight years

To give a helping hand to Indian expatriates in their twilight years, the government of the Indian state of Kerala is launching a savings...

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Indian expatriates in Gulf countries prepare for hike in phone bills

As United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are going to implement value added tax (VAT) from January 1, 2018, Indian expatriates living...

Indian expats resent transfer of ‘mass diplomat’ from Saudi Arabia

The transfer of an Indian diplomat from Saudi Arabia to New Delhi has evoked strong reactions among the Indian expatriate community as he...

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Indian hits jackpot by winning USD1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

An Indian citizen has hit the jackpot as he won USD1 million in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millionaire draw conducted at the Dubai...

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Saudi Arabia to allow entry of women in sports stadium

Shaking off its ultra conservative image, Saudi Arabia will allow women into three sports stadiums for the first time from 2018, stated...

Indians become top foreign investors in Dubai’s real estate market

Indians have become the top foreign property investors in Dubai as they invested a whopping amount of INR420 billion (USD6.4 billion) from...

New visa centre for Indians opens in Saudi’s Jubail city

For the benefit of Indian expatriates working in Saudi Arabia, a new India Passport and Visa Application Centre has opened in the city of...

Dubai gears up to celebrate Deepavali in style

There is considerable excitement among the Indian expatriate community in Dubai as the wonder city gears up to celebrate Deepavali or Diwali...

NRI net deposits drop to USD434 million from USD3.84 billion: ASSOCHAM

With the fall in crude oil prices and the fading away of the glorious years of Gulf countries, there has been significant drop of about 98...

Deepavali to bring momentum in sales for UAE jewellers

Jewellers in United Arab Emirates (UAE) are happy that Festival of Lights Deepavali and Dhanteras will bring momentum in their sales as...

Indian man commits suicide in UAE

Frustrated with life, an Indian man committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Punjab woman narrates tale of torture in Saudi Arabia

Another case of gruesome torture in Saudi Arabia has come to light as a Punjabi woman has accused her employers of physical abuse and...

Doha Bank offering home loans upto INR 50 million for NRIs and PIOs

There is good news for Indian expatriates working in Qatar and Kuwait, as Doha Bank has launched its new NRI Home Loans scheme to help them...

Seven NRI billionaires residing in UAE enter India's 100 super-rich list

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has once again come into the limelight as seven Non-Resident Indian (NRI) billionaire tycoons residing there have...

Dubai to construct Mars Science City in desert

Dubai is planning to construct a Mars science city in the desert so that people can have a feel of the Red Planet which might be populated...

NRI community plays a big role in making India clean: Indian envoy to Oman

“The non-resident Indian (NRI) community has a big part to play in becoming an example towards making our country clean, not just by...

Pregnant Indian woman jumps to her death in UAE

In a heart rending incident, a pregnant Indian woman fell to her death from the seventh floor of a high-rise building in Sharjah in the...

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Daring UAE woman saves life of an Indian driver

In a daring act, a courageous woman saved the life of an Indian truck driver in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from a fire following a...

NRI drivers might be deprived of livelihood as Saudi allows women to drive

Though the historic decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia is widely welcomed as the emancipation of the fair sex, but it threatens...

Indian prisoners all smiles on release from Sharjah jail

Wide smiles of delight were plastered on the faces of 149 Indian prisoners who were released from Sharjah jail following the amnesty decree...

Seven short films chosen for Muhr awards to be showcased during DIFF

Seven short films have been chosen for the highly anticipated Muhr awards, which will be showcased during Dubai International Film Festival...

UAE is preferred destination for richest NRIs: Hurun’s Report

United Arab Emirates has emerged as the favourite destination for wealthy Non Resident Indians (NRIs), as 14 out of the 40 richest reside...

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