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Saudi Arabia | ERCA T20 season 2018-19: Highlights from week 1

In Saudi Arabia, where expats are working day and night, cricket can be the sports that bring them together every week, where people from several countries and races play this beautiful game. And this past week, history was witnessed when first ever delivery was bowled by Zahid Akhtar of Abbotabad Tigers C C during the...

UAE chapter of Bearys Chambers of Commerce and Industry inaugurated

Dubai: The UAE chapter of the Mangaluru-based Bearys Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), was formally inaugurated on October 19 (Friday), at Hotel JW Marriot in Dubai.

More than 200 NRIs from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah other GCC countries and India including prominent personalities from business and professional fields attended the programme....

Stranded in Kuwait, Indian expat finally reunites with his family in DK thanks to ISF

Mangaluru, Oct 16: In a humanitarian gesture, volunteers of the Indian Social Forum (ISF) – Kuwait, extended their helping hand to an Indian migrant worker, Hameed Islam, hailing from Elanthila village of Belthangady taluk in Dakshina Kannada district.

Hameed left to Kuwait in year 2013 and was working as cook in a restaurant. Everything...


Hasan’s last-ball six guides Dheera Guys to victory in JF super cup-2018 trophy final

Riyadh: Jam'iyyatul Falah, Riyadh Unit organized JF Super Cup 2018, a 6 over knock-out cricket tournament in association with Mangaluru Cricket Association (MCA) – Riyadh sponsored and supported by SMSA, UNIVERSAL, ALMARAI, NCMS, OPTIMUM &ZEITEXPRESS at Exit-18, Sulai MCA Grounds, Riyadh on 5th October 2018.

12 teams took part in the tournament with the...

Bahrain: U T Khader hails NRKs for promoting Kannada in foreign land

Bahrain, Oct 7: U T Khader, Minister for Urban Development and Housing, government of Karnataka, has urged the Kannadigas around the world not to forget the Kannada language and culture.

He was the chief guest at the two-day International Kannada Sahitya Sammelana held at The Indian Club in Bahrain October 5 and 6. The...

Riyadh: Indian Social Forum conducts farewell for its ex-president

Riyadh: Indian Social Forum, Riyadh Central Committee on October 2, conducted a farewell gathering for its former president Mr. Mohammed Koya Farok.

Memento was given as a token of respect from Indian social Forum central committee for his selfless work for the expat community here in Saudi Arabia.

Gathering also wished him to...

Sharjah Karnataka Sangha’s 16th anniversary & ‘mayura’ award on Nov 16

Sharjah: The Sharjah Karnataka Sangha, one of the oldest organization affiliated to Sharjah Indian Association, will be celebrating Kannada Rajyotsava day along with ‘Mayura’ Award presentation and 16th anniversary on Friday the 16th November, 2018.

The programme will be held at Sharjah Indian Association Auditorium and will start at 3 pm onwards.


Oman Bilawas observe Sri Satyanarayana Pooja, Sri Narayana Guru Pooja

Muscat, Oct 4: Oman Bilawas celebrated annual Sri Satyanarayana Pooja and Sri Narayana Guru Pooja in a grand manner on Friday, 21st September 2018 at Sri Krishna Temple, Darsait, Muscat. People of all communities participated in the event in large numbers and sought blessings of the almighty. They offered Bhajan, Kende Vadana, Mahapooja and accepted...

ISF repatriates body of young Indian expat who died in Saudi

Jubail: Indian Social Forum with the help of Indian Embassy repatriated the body of an Indian expatriate, who died of cardiac arrest in Saudi Arabia.

S K Apel (30) hailing from Murshidabad West Bengal, was working in a private company in Jubail. S K Kuddus, brother of the deceased working in Tabuk...


Dubai: Mangaluru girl Beulah Ruth Pinto bags 2nd place in ‘BurJuman’s Rising Stars’

Dubai: Beulah Ruth Pinto, a 15-year-old girl hailing from Mangaluru, bagged the UAE’s 2nd most talented child award in a talent contest ‘BurJuman’s Rising Stars’ hosted by Burjuman Centre, Dubai.

The finals were held on September 21. Beulah took part in the 4-16 years age category open for all languages, all nationalities, and any...