NRI Digest

Riyadh: To mark 90th Saudi National Day 2020, India Fraternity Forum Riyadh Saudi Arabia will be organizing blood donation drive on 23rd September 2020 at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Hospital Riyadh. In this regards, poster release and press meet was held on 4th September 2020 at Riyadh. Ramjuddin Abdul, General Secretary IFF Riyadh Region formally handed over the poster to IFF Riyadh Karnataka

Muscat, Aug 31: Three Indian expats hailing from Bhatkal, a coastal town located in south Indian state of Karnataka, have become the talk of the town after they rescued two Omanis from drowning risking their own lives. The NRI heroes are Shahid Ruknuddin, Mohiddin Anas, and Mudassir Kola, who live in Al-Seeb, a coastal fishing city, located several kilometres northwest of Muscat, in north-eastern

Mangaluru: As many as 174 passengers came from Dammam to Mangaluru on August 29 through a private flight chartered by Hamed J Al-Ghamdi Trading Est and AGT minerals. The company had provided free ticket for the widow and children of a man from Udupi who recently passed away. Pregnant women, those who lost jobs and those who were in need of emergency medical care were also among the passengers. The

Mangaluru, Aug 27: Under the leadership of young NRI entrepreneur All India Muslim Development Forum (AIMDF) chartered a flight to repatriate stranded Kannadigas in United Arab Emirates. The flight carrying 182 adults and 2 infants took off at from Ras Al Khaima International Airport and landed at Mangaluru International Airport. The passengers included pregnant women, those in need of emergency

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