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India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover (News Analysis)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vijender powers his way to pre-quarters (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's strong medal contender Vijender Singh sailed into the pre-quarter final in the men's middleweight (75 kg) boxing competition with a clinical 14-10 win over Danabek ... Read more...

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Krishna goes to Singapore for people-centric diplomacy


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes Thursday to Singapore on a three-day visit where he will meet Indian envoys of Southeast Asian countries and urge ... Read more...

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Norway fall-out: Indian envoys asked to help NRIs in distress


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) With the ordeal of NRI children in Norway making headlines, India's external affairs ministry has asked Indian envoys to help expatriate Indians in distress and to ... Read more...

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‘Overseas Indians can enroll names in voters list online’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 20 (ANI): Vayalar Ravi, the Indian Cabinet Minister of Overseas Affairs, has said that the online enrollment process of 'Indian expatriates' in the voters' register is being finalised, but added ... Read more...

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India, Oman to boost economic, energy ties


October 19th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India and Oman, the Gulf country which is home to over half a million expatriate Indians, will Wednesday discuss ways to scale up economic and energy ... Read more...

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A comprehensive documentation of India-UAE ties (IANS Book Review)


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Book: "India and the UAE: In Celebration of a Legendary Friendship"; Author: Venu Rajamony; Publisher: Indian Expressions Management Consultancy Ties between India and the Arabian Gulf are now over 5,000 years old. The ... Read more...

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Making Europe a destination for Indian workers: Vayalar Ravi


June 27th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The problem of illegal migration, especially to the Gulf, is a priority for Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi who has even personally attended to distress calls ... 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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PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on historic visit


February 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday on a historic three-day trip to Saudi Arabia, becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit the Gulf country in 28 years. A ... Read more...

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Tharoor heads for Oman Friday


February 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and Oman are set to scale up economic and strategic ties when Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor goes on a three-day visit ... Read more...

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No exodus of Indians due to Dubai World crisis: Vayalar Ravi


November 28th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) There is no cause for worry over potential job losses among Indians employed in the Gulf following the the multi-billion-dollar debt default risk faced by Dubai ... Read more...

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Indian policy-makers see little impact of Dubai World woes (Roundup)


November 27th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian policy-makers are not really worried over the potential adverse impact on the country's economy because of the multi-billion-dollar debt default risk faced by Dubai World, ... Read more...

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No impact of Dubai World default on India: Anand Sharma


November 27th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The risk of a multi-billion-dollar debt default by Dubai World, ranked among the largest state-run conglomerates in the region, will have little impact on the Indian ... Read more...

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Enhancement of India, Russia trade ties


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChoudharyMoscow, Sep 3 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has expressed a desire to enhance bilateral trade ties with Russia.While addressing a gathering of expatriate Indians and some prominent Russians ... Read more...

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A new era of India-Arab economic ties dawns


August 23rd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) As the world fights an economic downturn, a new dimension is being added to trade and business relations between India and the Arab world, enhancing ... Read more...

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Flydubai to start flights to Lucknow, Coimbatore, Chandigarh


June 24th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia (Cyprus), June 24 (ANI): Flydubai, the recently established low-cost airline, on Wednesday announced its plans to start flights to Lucknow, Coimbatore and Chandigarh cities of India in July, offering low fares ... Read more...

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Indian mission in Dubai to launch radio programme


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 3 (IANS) Fresh after launching a monthly magazine to project India and the Indian diaspora in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Indian consulate here will launch a weekly radio ... Read more...

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TRS promises rehabilitation of ‘Gulf victims’


March 5th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) will promise rehabilitation of "Gulf victims", migrant workers in Gulf countries who have returned after losing jobs in the current meltdown. The rehabilitation of ... Read more...

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Help sought for Indians in Gulf hit by global meltdown


March 2nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 2 (IANS) A Gulf-based Indian charitable body has appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to dispense financial assistance to Indian workers in that region returning home after the global economic ... Read more...

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Most Saudi firms to freeze hiring: Survey


March 2nd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 2 (IANS) The global economic slowdown is affecting Saudi Arabia, home to over 1.5 million expatriate Indians, with three-fourths of companies there expecting a freeze in hiring in the next ... Read more...

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Indians in Qatar contribute to fund for Gaza victims


January 19th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 19 (IANS) Members of an expatriate Indian organisation in Qatar have come together and contributed 50,001 Qatari riyals (around $13,737) to a fund created for the aid of victims in ... Read more...

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India, Gulf working on multi-faceted cooperation


January 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India is working on a multi-faceted cooperation structure with the Gulf nations with that region becoming a key trading partner.India and the Gulf also share the need ... Read more...

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Kerala explores healthcare pact with UAE


November 21st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 21 (IANS) A visiting delegation from Kerala is discussing a proposed agreement on healthcare manpower with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government here.The delegation, led by state Health Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Indian education portal launches Gulf operations


November 19th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Leading Indian education portal 24X7 Guru has launched its Gulf and Middle East operations targeting over 120,000 students in the region.The portal is targeted at Indian students appearing ... Read more...

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Indian slashes fares from UAE to Kerala, Karnataka


November 17th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) India's national carrier Indian is offering fares matching budget carriers but with all the frills of a regular airline on all its flights to Kerala and Bangalore in ... 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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No report of financial crisis affecting Indians in UAE: Envoys


November 13th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have not received any complaint of job losses or delays in salary payment from expatriate Indian workers in this ... Read more...

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PM’s Gulf visit a landmark in more ways than one


November 11th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 11 (IANS) With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluding his maiden visit to the Gulf, home to nearly five million Indians, ties between India and this region got a fresh boost ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Oman, Qatar to tap Gulf for energy, funds


November 8th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday left for Oman, the first leg of his two-nation Gulf tour that also takes him to Qatar, on his maiden visit to ... Read more...

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ICICI Securities forays into Oman


November 5th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) Leading Indian financial services firm ICICI Securities has forayed into Oman offering a range of financial services to the large Indian diaspora in that Gulf nation.The new branch ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Delhi to gain from Emirates’ major India expansion (Lead)


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) India’s two key cities of New Delhi and Mumbai will be the main beneficiaries as the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Emirates airline embarks on a major expansion spree ... Read more...

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Emirates airline spreading wings in India


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national airline Emirates is embarking on a major expansion drive in India this winter with the addition of 31 flights a week.With this, ... Read more...

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UAE plans pioneering project for expat workers


October 30th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch a pilot project involving Indian and Filipino workers to improve living and working conditions of expatriate Asian contractual workers in this ... Read more...

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M.K. Narayanan meets Oman’s ruler


October 30th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) India and Oman discussed the political and economic situation in the Middle East during the two-day visit of India’s National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan to Muscat.“The NSA met ... Read more...

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