NRI Digest

Dubai, Apr 15: The presence of mind exhibited by an Indian expatriate in Dubai helped foil a day-light robbery attempt. Jaffer Parapurath, 40, hailing from south Indian state of Kerala was at his uncle’s cafeteria in Deira’s Bani Yas, when he saw a man fleeing with a cover full of cash. He was being chased by a group of people yelling ‘thief’. As he saw the suspect run towards him, Jaffer extended

Al Khobar: India Fraternity Forum (IFF) released the souvenir “The Distance” at a colorful ceremony at Centro Rotana Hotel in AlKhobar, in the eastern province. Mr. Moosakutty, the Zonal President of the Forum, handed over the first copy of the magazine to Mr. Arshad Anwar, a reputed leader of the Delhi community in the eastern region, in the presence of eminent personalities and various community

Dammam: Nazeer Hussain, aged about 55, residing in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, passed away on April 4 night due to short illness. He had been in Dammam since more than 20 years. He hails from Melangady at Padubidri in Udupi district. He was running a private business in Dammam. He was suffering from minor illness for past few days. On April 4th night at around 8pm (Saudi Time), his illness got

Dubai, Mar 31: An India expatriate from Kerala living in Oman is now Dh2million (around Rs 4 crore) richer after becoming the solo winner of the second-tier prize in the latest ‘Mahzooz’ draw in Dubai. Antony, 39, who is originally from Cochin, matched five out of six winning numbers (9-10-16-17-34-36) last Saturday, making him Mahzooz’s fourth millionaire this year. The prize was rolled over to

Dubai, Mar 31: One of the pioneer private sector educators of the UAE, Mariamma Varkey, passed away at her son's Dubai residence on Wednesday morning. She was 90. The matriarch of the Varkey family, along with her late husband KS Varkey, founded Dubai's first private school, Our Own English High School, in 1968. She was bed-ridden for several years. She is survived by her son Sunny Varkey

Kuwait: The fifth annual general body meeting of Mogaveers Association Kuwait (MAK) was conducted virtually through Zoom on March 5th 2021. Mr.Suresh Salian who was an excellent host for the day welcomed all the MAK members to the event. As is customary and traditional, the proceedings of the MAK AGM commenced with Kuwait & Indian National Anthem followed by a prayer song sung by Master Kanishk

Mangaluru, Mar 20: Dr A K Kasim, an NRI general physician and social worker, passed away at his residence in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Makkah following a heart attack in the wee hours of Friday, March 19. He was 51. Hailing from Uppala in Kasaragod, Dr Kasim’s family has settled in Mangaluru. He was heading the health insurance department of Asian Polyclinic in Makkah. According to sources, at

Dubai, Mar 9: The Emirates Schools Establishment has announced the registration of non-Emirati resident pupils would be carried out between April 4 and 15in public schools in the UAE for the academic year 2021-22. The registration is open to all Grades till 12. However, the enrolment for kindergarten (KG) 1 and 2 in public schools is only available for Emirati pupils. An exception has been made

The Outreach Department of Indian Muslim Association (IMA), Kuwait is one of the important departments of this association which carries out awareness on various aspects of humanity for Indian expatriates specifically and in general to all. It has conducted a Zoom Webinar on ‘Harmonious and Inclusive Society: The Spirit of Indian Constitution’ on January 29, 2021 to commemorate 72nd Indian

New Delhi, Feb 1: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman brought cheer to Indian entrepreneurs with a bold move to permit one-person companies. In a major boost for Indian expats (NRI) investments in India, there is no restriction on paid up capital and turnover to incentivise incorporation of one-person companies in their home country. Bal Krishen, chairman of Century Financial, said: “The