NRI Digest

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

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