NRI Digest

Mangaluru: As a part of its corporate social responsibility, Allied Industrial Services Corporation chartered a flight on August 22 for repatriation of stranded Kannadigas from Dammam to Mangaluru. Allied corporation, owned by Mangalureans Ameer Hussain and Thouseef Ahmed is been operating since 2011 in the city of Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, employing numerous Kannadigas on sectors of petrochemical

Washington, Aug 22: An Indian national has been arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit visa fraud and for inducing foreign nationals to come to the US using fraudulently obtained H-1B visas, federal prosecutors said on Friday. Arrested on Thursday, 48-year-old Ashish Sawhney allegedly used four corporations to orchestrate the improper submission of fraudulent applications for H-1B specialty

Jeddah: As part of the 74th Indian Independence Day celebrations, India Fraternity Forum has launched a plasma donation campaign in Jeddah. In a ceremony at Indian Consulate Auditorium, Acting Consul General Y. Sabir officially inaugurated the campaign. He said that plasma donation is the best gift we can give back to this country, which has shown great examples of humanitarianism by placing great

Dubai, Aug 10: A 65-year-old non-resident Indian, who works as an HR professional at a private firm in Dubai, is in trauma after losing his eldest son in the Air India Express flight crash last Friday in Kozhikode. There were five members of his family were on the ill-fated plane. Saidutty Chevappra, a UAE resident for over four decades, said that he wanted to find a job for his eldest son before

Kuwait City, Aug 9: Indian social forum organised Blood Donation Camp in association with central blood bank kuwait on Friday, 7th August 2020. The forum organised camp to support the high demand of blood in the context of COVID-19. All arrangements to maintain COVID-19 protocol were made in the camp including segregation of donors as branch wise batches along with strict safety measures of

Dubai, Aug 7: One may call it good luck, but for two Indian expats it was God who prevented them at the last minute from boarding the Air India Express plane that crashed in Kerala, killing at least 18 people on board. According to India's Civil Aviation Ministry, the Boeing 737 aircraft on a flight from Dubai to Kozhikode overshot the runway at Kozhikode airport on Friday evening. There were 184

Dubai, Aug 7: ‘Nama Tuluve’ Purushotham Salian, a staunch stalwart who always supported humanity and a strong pillar for Tuluvas in Dubai, passed away August, 4 at Al Tawam Hospital Al Ain. He was suffering from cancer and was admitted to Al Tawam Hospital Al Ain some time ago. He was on the last stage of illness which was not detected earlier. His funeral last rites were conducted on Thursday

Dubai, Aug 6: Non-resident Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dewakara Alva passed away on Thursday August 6. He was 63. Alva, who hailed from Mangaluru, was the director of Federal Insurance Brokers LLC, Dubai and was residing in Dubai for around four decades. He was reportedly suffering from health problems for last few months. He was a patron of Tulu and Kannada language and culture in

Jeddah: The first chartered flight for repatriation passengers from Jeddah to Bengaluru organized by Karnataka NRI Forum Jeddah – Saudi Arabia was successfully landed at Bengaluru airport by 01.00 am on 19th July 2020. Spice Jet (SG9884) departed from King Abdul Aziz International Airport Jeddah by 05.00 pm local time with 177 stranded passengers which includes 12 Pregnant Woman, 3 infants, 44

Dubai, Jul 25: The founder of NMC Health, BR Shetty, has had a worldwide freezing order placed on his assets at the request of a lender that claims he has defaulted on a loan of more than $8 million (Dh29.4m). The order was granted to Credit Europe Bank (Dubai) last month ahead of a claim filed at the DIFC Courts against Mr Shetty, New Medical Centre Trading and NMC Healthcare. The lender said in