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850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my proposal,”

US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer: IEA

Paris, Jan 19 – The United States are set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s number two oil producer this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said today. “This year promises to be a record-setting one for the US,” the IEA wrote in its monthly

Punjabi man dies

Punjabi man dies in a road accident in Saudi Arabia

Punjabi man dies: According to the information, a Punjabi man was found dead in Saudi Arabia. Punjabi man lost his life in a road accident. According to sources, deceased was a resident of village Majri which is near Chamkaur Sahib. He came to Saudi Arabia one year and eight months ago in search of work. He

Saudi Arabia among most preferred destinations for Indian job seekers

New Delhi, Nov 26, Saudi Arabia continues to be among the most preferred destinations for Indians seeking jobs abroad, resulting in the Gulf kingdom becoming among the highest sources of remittances to India, according to official data. According to figures provided by the Embassy of India in Riyadh, the number of expatriate Indians in Saudi

Saudi Arabia sacks football team coach Edgardo Bauza

Saudi Arabia sacks football team coach Edgardo Bauza

Saudi Arabia sacks football team coach Edgardo Bauza: Riyadh, The Saudi Arabian football federation has terminated coach Edgardo Bauza’s contract after two months due to poor results.The federation confirmed the dismissal of the Argentine coach in an official statement on Wednesday after a technical evaluation of Bauza’s tenure, during which the Saudi Arabian national team did

Saudi Arabia approves Yoga

Saudi Arabia approves Yoga by listing it under ‘Sports Activity’

Saudi Arabia approves Yoga: The Saudi Ministry of Trade and Industry has listed ‘Teaching Yoga’ under Sports and Business activities in a notification issued on Tuesday on the government’s website. This makes practicing and propagation of Yoga a certified sports activity.Due to the major boost to Narendra Modi’s ambitious project of boosting yoga, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia detains 201 people in $100bn corruption probe

Saudi Arabia has so far detained 201 people, including prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and dozens of current and former ministers, in corruption probe in the country. According to CNN, corrupt practices by Saudi royals and officials have cost Saudi Arabiaat least $100 billion over decades.Saudi Arabia’s attorney general, Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb,

Saudi prince Mansour bin Muqrin dies in helicopter crash

Saudi prince Mansour bin Muqrin dies: A Saudi Arabian prince Mansour bin Muqrin, has been killed, along with seven officials, in a helicopter crash near the country’s border with Yemen. Eight people were on board the helicopter and none are believed to have survived the crash, the local media reported.  – – – – – Advertisement

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes in anti-corruption sweep

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes in anti-corruption sweep

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes: Saudi Arabia has announced the arrest of 11 princes including prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, following the formation of an anti-corruption committee by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, media reports said on Sunday.The announcement of the arrests was made on Saturday on Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network.

Prakash Rana

Luxury life of Himachal by-poll’s candidate Prakash Rana

In the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, a billionaire is contesting from Joginder Nagar of Mandi district whose name is Prakash Rana alias Prakash Prem Kumar. Rana resides in Saudi Arabia and lives a luxury life. 700 Indians work in his Diamond Company and he has also given employment to about 80 people in their area.Prakash

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to humanoid robot

LONDON: Saudi Arabia grants citizenship humanoid robot. A humanoid robot took the stage at the Future Investment Initiative yesterday and had an amusing exchange with the host to the delight of hundreds of delegates. Smartphones were held aloft as Sophia, a robot designed by Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics, gave a presentation that demonstrated her

Sushma comes forward to help stranded Punjabi girl in Saudi Arabia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked to help a girl from Punjab, who is languishing in Saudi Arabia’s Dawadmi city. She instructed the Indian Embassy to reach the girl in Saudi Arabia. Sushma Swaraj tweeted, “Javed, please reach that girl as soon as possible.” A video, in which the woman is narrating the horrific

Saudi women to be fined before lifting of driving ban

Riyadh, Oct 11, Saudi women who are caught driving before the June 2018 end of the ban on women drivers will have to pay fine, a media report said on Wednesday. The penalty would be limited to fines ranging between $133 and $239 and women won’t be detained for driving, Xinhua news agency cited a

Saudi woman booked for driving before lifting of ban

Riyadh, Oct 9, Saudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said today, warning against violations of a ban on female drivers set to be lifted next June. Authorities summoned the woman and booked her for flouting traffic regulations after she appeared in a video driving out of a luxury hotel

BlackBerry Motion

TCL launches BlackBerry Motion smartphone

TCL has launched BlackBerry’s new smartphone ‘Motion’. Earlier, the company launched keypad smartphone KEYone. But this Motion smartphone is without keypad and it’s a full touch screen phone. The branding of this smartphone is blackberry, but it has been launched by the Chinese phone company TCL because company has closed its mobile business.The BlackBerry Motion

Saudi royal palace attack: Attacker shot dead, two guards killed

The gunman, who opened fire at the Al-Salam royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was killed by palace guards. The attacker was identified him as Mansour al-Amri, a 28-year-old Saudi national. According to the security spokesperson for the Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry, the attacker opened fire on the western gate of Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, killing two guard members

Saudi university to open driving school for women- Daily Post India

Saudi university to open driving school for women

A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted. “Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in cooperation with the relevant authorities,” the women’s university said yesterday. “This is the

Car makers start wooing Saudi women- Daily Post India

Car makers start wooing Saudi women

The potential female customer base of car markers has suddenly increased with the Islamic nation Saudi Arabia lifting the ban on women to drive. The king Salman bin Abdulaziz has given approval to female drivers to have their licence from next year. The car companies now look at this middle east nation to woo their

Baghdadi urges Islamic State militants to keep fighting

Baghdadi urges Islamic State militants to keep fighting

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi exhorted followers on September 29 to stand fast and keep fighting in his first purported audio communication in almost a year during which his jihadist group lost much of its self-proclaimed “caliphate”.The audio, partly dedicated to religious scriptures, came after several reports Baghdadi had been killed. His last recording

Saudi Arabia women drive: King Salman’s allows women to drive

Saudi Arabia: King Salman’s decree allows women to drive

Saudi Arabia women drive. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a historic royal decree granting driving licenses for women in the kingdom as of next June.  As soon as Saudi King signed an order to drive a car to women, the atmosphere of celebration became a landmark throughout the country. Some women took the car