NRI Digest

Sharjah, Sept 13: A 57-year-old Indian expat in the UAE had a miraculous escape after he suffered a massive heart attack while driving, fell unconscious and crashed his car at a roundabout. Fortunately for Jacob John Nediambath, the crash happened near a hospital. Dr Mohammed Shabbir P., head of Emergency Medicine at NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah, said: "We came to know from a few Good Samaritans

A High Court in India has asked a representation from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to hear a writ petition challenging the exorbitant prices of air tickets on flights operating between Gulf countries and India. The petition, filed by Delhi-based political group Kerala Pravasi Association, in Delhi High Court challenged Rule 135(1) of the Aircraft Rules, 1937, stating that it is

Jeddah: A magnificent award ceremony was hosted on Friday, 12th August 2022, by the Indian Pilgrims Welfare Forum (IPWF) under the patronage of Consulate General of India Jeddah at CGI Jeddah premises in honor of volunteers, individuals and multicultural Indian organizations who rendered voluntary services during Hajj 1443-2022. IPWF Group Team India President Mr. Md. Ayyub Hakeem warmly welcomed

Jeddah, Aug 13: All Indians wishing to work in Saudi Arabia will be required to produce a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) to be worked in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabian Consulate in Mumbai has instructed travel agents to furnish Police Clearance Certificates for any employment visa endorsement, according to sources. The new rule will come into effect from 22nd August, they said. The mandatory PCC

Mangaluru: Ayaan Saboor Mendon, an 8-year-old adventurer from Mangaluru has became the youngest person in the Gulf Cooperation Council to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The NRI boy, who is currently studying at the North London Collegiate School in Dubai, made history on August 4 as he unfurled the flags of UAE and India on top of the highest peak in Africa. It all started with the passion he inherited

Jubail: PortWay Travel and Tourism opened its first branch on July 21 near Saudi Airlines, Jeddah Street in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Fares S. Al Shammari, Chairman of Expertise Contracting Company KSA inaugurated the office by cutting the ribbon. In his address, Mr. Fares said, customer satisfaction and online support is very crucial in present days “Be honest in your business and you will

Dubai: An Indian expatriate worker living in United Arab Emirates has won the Dh10 million or 1 crore (more than Indian Rupees 21 crore) grand prize from the weekly Mahzooz draw, two weeks after a Turkish expat bagged the same amount. 39-year-old Anish, an IT engineer originally from Kerala, has become the 24th Mahzooz millionaire and the third Indian expatriate to win the Dh10 million grand prize

Riyadh: Indian Forum for Education (IFE) organized a mock test for aspirants of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) at Al Yasmin International School Riyadh on 17th June 2022. It was a first of its kind mock NEET test offline conducted in Riyadh. A total of 100 students out of 185 registrations from Riyadh and other provinces like (Al Qaseem, Dammam and Jubail) of KSA attended this

Following the timely intervention of NRI social worker P A Hameed Padubidri based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a woman from Karnataka who was confined by an Indian agent in Kuwait, has reached her home safe. She landed at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru via Dubai from Kuwait on June 13. She hails from Kogilu layout in Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Bi Bi Ameena, a housemaid, touched down Kuwait

Indian Engineers Forum Jeddah Chapter organized a webinar on two topics as their quarterly event on 10th June. Guest speaker Mr. Upendra Kinhal Director, investment Assetmonk delivered a presentation on fractional ownership in commercial real estate, while Engr Asker Ali khan, Founder, Wisdom Outlined, is a Coach and a member of IEF Jeddah chapter delivered a presentation on the Fundamental