NRI Digest

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

Riyadh: In view to support the SDPI candidates in upcoming Gram Panchayat elections scheduled this month in Karnataka, Indian Social Forum Riyadh Karnataka committee organized an election campaign and new members joining program at Riyadh on 17-12-2020. The program was held at 2 different locations of Riyadh. Olaya Block The program was presided by the Indian Social Forum Olaya Block president

On the occasion of celebration of Qatar National Day, Qatar Indian Social Forum (QISF), Karnataka State organized a mass blood donation camp in Doha Qatar, in association with Blood Donors Mangaluru, Warriors Sports Center and Hamad Medical Corporation on 11th December 2020, Friday. QISF Karnataka State President, Nazeer Pasha welcomed the guests, dignitaries and blood donors. The Blood Donation

Kuwait: ‘Idara-e-Adab Islami’, a literary unit of “Indian Muslim Association Kuwait” conducted an Online “Mushaera”, (a poetic session in Urdu language) on Friday, the 27th of November. A mesmerizing array of emerging and well known Non Resident Indian literary stars; writers and poets presented their literary compositions in both prose & poetry fields in that session. The Mushaera was presided by

Dubai, Dec 6: An Indian expat in Dubai had a near-death experience as he swam for around two hours in the cold, choppy sea to reach the shore after slipping off a yacht on Thursday. Rajveer Vakani, a 27-year-old accountant from the Indian state of Gujarat, said he was on board a rented yacht on which his friend’s birthday party was taking place. The yacht set sail from Dubai Marina around sunset

Dubai: KSCC, a popular Indian entity registered with Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai, on Wednesday had organized an online virtual event for celebrating the 49th UAE National Day with their signature theme of Coloring the Nation for the 5th consecutive Year. KSCC’s National Day event started at 3pm and was telecasted in Facebook, Zoom and Youtube medias. The event started with UAE

Riyadh: The annual general body meeting of Bajpe Surrounding Minorities Ithihad (BSMI)-Riyadh was held at Uzariya Resort in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday 27th November 2020. The event started with Qirat recited by Master Mohammed Nahiz, Azeez Bankal welcomed the guests and members to the meeting, and the meeting was presided by the committee president Nisar Ahmed. General Secretary Irshad Moidin

Mangalore, Dec 1: In a rare display of overwhelming gratitude, Oman Billawas felicitated their outgoing President Suchethana Anchan during an online ceremony held on November 27, 2020. Oman Billawas is an NRI cultural organization based at Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman. Suchethana Anchan was unanimously elected as the first woman President of Oman Billawas in November 2018. Her two year term was

On 26th November 2020 Intellectual Council of Gulbarga Jeddah chapter, a group of Gulbarga NRIs, based in Jeddah who are basically Congressmen gathered at the residence of Sajid Shaikh, under the leadership of Syed Nasir Khurshid, who also the member of the All India Overseas Cultural Congress, Jeddah in order to pay tribute to their beloved leader, late Ahmed Bhai Patel. Syed Nasir Khurshid

Karnataka Muslim Welfare Association (KMWA), a subsidiary of Indian Muslim Association (IMA), conducted Karnataka Rajyotsava, Karnataka state formation day. People from various religious and cultural backgrounds from India, Gulf countries and some other parts of the world participated in this unique event. Ibrahim Sutar, a padmashree awardee, known as saint Kabir of Karnataka while speaking on the