NRI Digest

Dubai, Jan 30: The UAE has adopted law amendments that allow granting Emirati citizenship to investors, specialised talents and professionals. The professionals include scientists, doctors, engineers, artists, authors and their families. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the new law on Saturday. "The new

The annual Principals Conference of CBSE Gulf Sahodaya will be hosted on the remote platform this year by the Saudi Arabia chapter on 30th and 31st January 2021. CBSE School principals from the Gulf will participate and discuss education during Covid and beyond, stated a press release issued by Sanjeev Kumar Jolly, Secretary, CBSE Gulf Sahodaya & Principal GEMS Our Own High School, Dubai, UAE

Kuwait: The Social Service Department of Indian Muslim Association (IMA) Kuwait conducted a Zoom Webinar on ‘Fundamentals of Contract Management’ on January 16, 2021. The guest speaker was Mr. Parvez Hanif who is a graduate in Electrical Engineering with an extensive experience of more than 25 years in contracts management in Oil & Gas and other Industrial sectors. Presently he is working in one

Abu Dhabi, Jan 18: A 45-year-old Indian woman died after her husband accidentally rammed their car into her while parking at a vehicle enclosure in the UAE's Ajman emirate, according to a media report on Monday. Liji and her husband (name withheld) had gone for a health check-up at a community hospital on Saturday, The Gulf News reported quoting a source close to the family. Liji was standing in

Riyadh: On Friday, the 15th Jan 2021 history was scripted as MASA the well-known charitable organization organized the first ever MASA PREMIER LEAGUE CRICKET TOURNAMENT (MPL – 2021) season – 1, ‘ARTLAND TROPHY’ for a noble cause at the DCA ground in Rakha Saudi Arabia. The inaugural tournament was powered by ARTLAND TRANSPORT SERVICE Co along with Six Franchisee Team Owners namely: Kudla Royal

Dubai, Jan 15: A Dubai-based 15-year-old Indian girl has launched a campaign, which helped in the recycling of 25 tonnes of electronic waste in the Gulf nation, according to a media report. Riva Tulpule, a student of Class X, got the idea to start the campaign while clearing out drawers filled with broken devices in 2016, the Gulf News reported. While shifting to a new house a few years ago

Jeddah: Indian Pilgrim Welfare Forum (IPWF Group) under the Patronage of the Consulate General of India Jeddah hosted a virtual Global special event, The Grand Finale of Quran Recitation for age 50+ Indians worldwide on Saturday, 9th January, 2021. H.E. Y Sabir, Acting Consul General, Consul Hajj and Director IPWF graced the event online as a Chief Guest while President of the forum Md. Ayyub

Riyadh: India Fraternity Forum (IFF) donated blood on the first day of the New Year 2021 as a model for the social commitment. The blood donation camp was jointly organized by the India Fraternity Forum (iff), Shifa Area Riyadh, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman Hospital, Rabua. About 35 folks donated blood by forum volunteers and their friends in the Shifa area. India Fraternity Forum is a leading

Jeddah: The Indian Pilgrims Welfare Forum (IPWF) Cycling Club under the patronage of the Consulate General of India Jeddah, marked a distinct beginning on first January 2021 with the Cycling Championship filled with zest and zeal, maintaining Covid-19 precautionary norms, organized at the rain-kissed ground of the International Indian School Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (IISJ - Boys Section). IPWF CyCling

Riyadh: Amid detection of new mutated coronavirus, Kingdom Saudi Arabia as preventive measures have imposed the ban on travelers arriving in KSA, the preventive measures taken by Saudi Authorities during COVID 19 since beginning is appreciable. Recently after Saudi Arabia opened its border and airspace for travelers returning back to KSA. Many Indians including people from Karnataka were returning