expatriate community

India’s I-Day celebrated in Kuwait (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 66th Independence Day was celebrated Wednesday in Kuwait by the Indian community.The Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian embassy premises where the national flag ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to UAE meets Ras Al Khaimah ruler


June 6th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah, June 6 (IANS/WAM) India's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) M.K. Lokesh Wednesday met the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi.During ... Read more...

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19 killed in mall fire in Qatar


May 29th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 29 (IANS) At least 19 people, including 13 children, were killed and 17 others wounded in a fire at a shopping mall here in the Qatar capital, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia offers incentives to Indian pharma industry


May 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A high-level parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia currently on a visit to India Wednesday met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi ... Read more...

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India, Qatar deepen energy ties, seek to promote investments (News Analysis)


April 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With growing demands for oil and gas and uncertainty looming over supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India has sought to deepen energy ties with Qatar. ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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Africans replacing Indian workers in Gulf?


December 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In a trend that may work adversely on remittances to India and the region, Gulf nations are now increasingly hiring Africans over Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM chief guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at India's annual diaspora conclave early next year that will see the participation ... Read more...

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India, UAE sign manpower agreement


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on manpower which will facilitate Indians workers who are headed to the ... Read more...

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Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

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Emirates offers special fares for Ramadan


July 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Emirtaes, the flag carrier of Dubai, has announced special fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Indian ... Read more...

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Republic Day celebrated in Kuwait


January 26th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, Jan 26 (IANS) Over 5,000 Indian nationals gathered here Wednesday to celebrate the country's 62nd Republic Day, organised by the Indian embassy.Ajai Malhotra, India's ambassador to Kuwait, unfurled the ... Read more...

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Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India: Expats


January 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India's inclusiveness, cultural plurality, ethnicities and in the spirit of freedom, members of DilliNet, ... Read more...

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President launches 24×7 help line for India expatriate community in UAE


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghDubai, Nov 23 (ANI): The Indian community, which is 1.75 million strong and is the largest expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates, got an 24 hours help line ... Read more...

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Patil assures large Indian Diaspora in UAE of all help


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday assured the 1.75 million-strong expatriate Indian community here of all help, and added that the government in ... Read more...

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Patil lauds role of Indian expatriates in development of India, UAE


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Abu Dhabi, Nov. 22 (ANI): Lauding the role of the expatriate community here in India's growth story, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today asked them to be prepared to ... Read more...

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192.168.2.17


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghDubai, Nov 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who embarked on her nine-day State visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Syrian Arab Republic on Sunday with the aim ... Read more...

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Patil to project India as investment-friendly destination on visit to UAE


November 21st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghOn Board Air India One, Nov 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday said that she will use her state visits to the United Arab Emirates and Syria ... Read more...

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President Patil leaves on nine-day visit to West Asia


November 21st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil embarked on her nine-day State visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Syrian Arab Republic on Sunday with the aim ... Read more...

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Trade pact will give $12 bn boost to Indian economy: Canadian minister (Interview)


November 16th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Canada is estimated to give an annual boost of $12 billion to the ... Read more...

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Antony meets Indian diaspora in Omam


May 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, May 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony, on a two-day visit to Oman, said at a meeting with Indian expatriates here that New Delhi was committed to consolidating bilateral ties ... Read more...

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Antony visits Oman to boost security ties


May 17th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony left for Oman Monday on a two-day visit to reinforce India's bilateral security ties in the Gulf region where other major powers, ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Oman next week


May 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony is visiting Oman next week to boost the "vibrant military" ties between the two strategic partners, an official said Friday. "Antony leaves New ... Read more...

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HDFC, Emirates NBD sign online money transfer deal


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Emirates NBD has joined hands with HDFC Bank to help Indian clients remit money to India online -- and fast. Indian nationals residing ... Read more...

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Cricket in US can be a really good long-term deal: Vaughan


April 24th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Apr 24(ANI): New Zealand Cricket Chief Executive Justin Vaughan predicts the Twenty20 series between Black Caps and Sri Lanka in Florida would not be a profit making series, but would have ... Read more...

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Indian PM departs after historic Saudi visit (Third Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Monday after a historic three-day visit to Saudi Arabia that saw the two countries sign 10 bilateral agreements and ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia lauds contributions of Indian expats


February 28th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian leadership Sunday lauded the contributions of 1.8-million strong expatriate Indian population to the development of their nation during the course of their ... Read more...

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Indians in Saudi Arabia excited over PM visit


February 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 27 (IANS) The 1.6-million strong expatriate Indian community in Saudi Arabia is excited over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's three-day visit here and is hoping to gain from ... Read more...

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Indian sweat and toil helped Burj reach for the skies


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 23 (IANS) On Jan 4, when Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building at 818 metres, is officially opened, the Indian expatriate community in this glittering Gulf city can rightfully bask ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on racial attacks on Indian in Australia


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court has asked the Central Government to provide details of steps initiated to ensure safety of Indian students facing racial attacks in Australia and Canada ... Read more...

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Lucknow and Brisbane to become sister cities


March 28th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow and Brisbane, one of the most populous cities in Australia, are all set to become sister cities for their mutual benefit and development, an ... Read more...

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‘Gulf economic boom has finally ended’


January 20th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) The global financial crisis has finally hit the economies of the Gulf countries and the boom cycle in the region has ended, according to new research.The latest research ... Read more...

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‘Westerners, Indian economy targets of Mumbai attacks’


November 27th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian experts at the Indiana University Thursday said the Mumbai terror attacks are significant as they indicate terrorists are now targeting affluent locations and seeking out westerners living ... Read more...

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Expatriate Indians in UAE not hit by global meltdown


November 14th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS) Unlike Indian professionals in the US and Europe who are facing uncertain times because of the global financial crisis, expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) do ... Read more...

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