NRI Digest

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

Sharjah, Nov 26: An Indian family’s long-awaited holiday took a tragic turn after a 47-year-old father and his 18-year-old daughter drowned off Al Heera Beach near the Sharjah-Ajman border on Wednesday. Sources said Kerala-native Ismayil Thazhe Chandamkandiyil jumped into the water in a bid to rescue five children, including his brother’s kids and two of his daughters, who were struggling in the

Dammam: Indian Social Forum organized an online training program on Panchayati Raj on 21st November 2020. The program started with ISF State General Secretary Mr Imran Katipalla welcoming guest and all members online from the region Dammam, Khobar and Al Ahsa. Program was restricted to limited members and ISF State President Mr Sharief Jokatte, ISF Block presidents and secretaries were present in

First Season of Thumbay Football League 2020, a first of its kind football league in the northern emirates, initiated by few football lovers and supported by Body & Soul Health Club was officially launched and Inaugurated by the Chief Guest Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group under full Social distancing guidelines and safety protocols set by local authorities. Thumbay Moideen

Kuwait, Nov 17: The Social Service Department of Indian Muslim Association-Kuwait conducted a Zoom Webinar on “Opportunities & Options for returning Non-Resident Indians”, which addressed on the need of hour especially for NRIs. The program covered the basic requirements of a specific segment of society under the current situation developed due to covid-19. Mr Abdullah Hassan, the program speaker

Manama: IOC executive team headed by Mr Mohammed Mansoor, President of IOC extended sincere condolences to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister and Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa and Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and to the Royal family, and the people of the

Dammam: Indian Social Forum celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava in Dammam recently. The program commenced with wishing all Kannadigas and welcoming the guests to the podium by host Mr. Zainuddin. Social workers Mr. Joey Fernandes and Mr. Anwar Sadath, ISF-Dammam State President Mr. Mohammed Sharief, ISF-Dammam State Vice President Mr. Salahuddin, ISF National President Mr. Ashraf Puttur and IFF District