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Two Indian Men Cycling to Mecca for Haj While Fasting for Ramadan May 24, 2019 12:41

The two Indian men’s idea of traveling to Saudi Arabia amid the month of Ramadan is something out of the ordinary and adventurous. The 53-year-old Muhammed Saleem and his friend, 42-year-old Rizwan Ahmad Khan, the…

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Meet Vasu Shroff and Khushi Khatwani, the First from Indian Community to Get 10-Year UAE Visa May 23, 2019 12:10

The two Indian businessmen Vasu Shroff and Khushi Khatwani on Tuesday were issued a 10-year-visa of the United Arab Emirates to become the first in the community to be issued a golden card visa. The…

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Dubai-Based Charity ‘PCT Humanity’ Run by Indian Expat Enters Guinness World Records for Holding Longest Iftar May 22, 2019 10:01

A charity owned by an Indian in the United Arab Emirates has set a new Guinness World Record for its hunger relief efforts during the holy month of Ramzan in Abu Dhabi. Joginder Singh Salaria,…

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Indian Man Travelling to Milan Dies Onboard the Flight, Forces Emergency Landing in UAE May 15, 2019 13:11

Following the death of an Indian man onboard the flight, the Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Indian Embassy officials said. The victim Kailash Chandra Saini, 52,…

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Indian Woman Dies After Hip Replacement Surgery in Dubai May 13, 2019 12:22

An Indian origin woman chef has died in Dubai due to complications allegedly becoming apparent after a hip replacement surgery at a private hospital in Dubai, according to media reports. The 42-year-old Betty Rita Fernandes,…

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Indian Students Preferring UAE to Study Abroad to Avoid High Competition Back Home May 13, 2019 10:57

Despite the United States and the United Kingdom being traditionally popular choices for Indian students, this year the students are increasingly choosing to enroll in United Arab Emirates universities to get rid of competition at…

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13 Indians Rescued from Ablaze Cargo Ship in UAE May 09, 2019 09:56

At least 13 Indians were rescued from a burning cargo ship after it was gutted in the massive blaze at Sharjah Creek near Khalid Port on Wednesday. The vessel was loaded with 6,000 gallons of…

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Kerala Man Dies in Kuwait Airways Run over While Towing Plane May 08, 2019 14:45

An Indian aviation technician with Kuwait Airways Anand Ramachandran has been killed while towing a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on Monday. The native of Thiruvananthapuram was working as ground staff with the airline at Kuwait…

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850 Indians Freed from Saudi Jails on Narendra Modi’s Request May 06, 2019 11:17

Amid ongoing Lok Sabha elections in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jailhouses on the eve of the…

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Indian Man Drowns While Fishing in Dubai Creek May 02, 2019 12:29

An Indian origin man slipped and drowned into the Dubai Creek while fishing with his friends, according to a media report on Thursday. Sahad Abdul Salam was fishing with his friends in Jaddaf district when…

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Indian Mission in Dubai Warns UAE Job Seekers over Visa Status April 30, 2019 18:30

The Indian mission in Dubai has warned people jobseekers to check their visa status with the Pravasi Bharatiya Sahayata Kendra (PBSK), following the deportation of 17 Indians who came into the UAE with fake employment…

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Be Cautious of Fake Job Recruiting Agents: Indian Embassy in Doha Warns Job-Seekers April 29, 2019 15:10

The Indian embassy in Doha has warned Indian nationals looking for a job in Qatar to be wary of fake job recruiting agents and further advised the job seekers to ask for a copy of…

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