Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 13, 2014
The Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia has finally repatriated a group of Indian women workers who were not paid their salaries for the past nine months by their employer.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 3, 2014
A man, who arrived in Delhi from Riyadh, was today arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country about one kg of gold at IGI airport, a Customs official said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday April 2, 2014
A series of bombings in Iraq killed eight people on Wednesday, including army recruits, at a time when the country is preparing for parliamentary elections slated to be held later this month.
Diaspora | Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
An expatriate Indian man was stabbed to death by a local Saudi man on a street near Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, media reported Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Monday March 31, 2014
Saudi Arabia's appointment of Prince Muqrin as deputy crown prince is a first step towards addressing its biggest dynastic challenge for 50 years and forestalling a possible succession crisis in the world's top oil exporter.
World | Reuters | Sunday March 30, 2014
US President Barack Obama ended a four-nation foreign trip on Saturday in the same situation as he began it - facing great uncertainty about a diplomatic way out of the Ukraine crisis.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
An Indian was stranded for five days at Abu Dhabi airport as he forgot his passport in the plane while transiting for another flight to Saudi Arabia, according to a media report today.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
India has warned its nationals in Saudi Arabia against nefarious attempts by "self-styled social workers" to instigate Indian women workers to go on a strike.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 22, 2014
Eleven Indian women, working as cleaners in a hospital in Saudi Arabia have appealed for help after they were allegedly not paid their salaries for the past nine months, a media report said on Saturday.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 20, 2014
A 100-year-old woman in Saudi Arabia, who spent decades begging on the streets, has died leaving behind a secret fortune of gold coins, jewellery and a real estate portfolio worth a whopping USD 10,66,580.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 11, 2014
A Saudi court has jailed a tweeter for 10 years after convicting him of insulting the kingdom's political and religious leaders and urging anti-regime protests, official SPA news agency reported.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday March 9, 2014
A suicide bomber killed 37 people, including two state television employees, at a checkpoint near Baghdad Sunday, after Iraq's premier accused Riyadh and Doha of fuelling bloodshed in the country.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 8, 2014
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the the Customs Department today detected six cases of gold smuggling and seized 6.3 kilograms of gold valued at Rs 3 crore collectively.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank said on Wednesday it has named Sarah al-Suhaimi to head NCB Capital, making her the first woman to lead a top investment bank in the kingdom.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Four Indians of one family, including an infant, have been killed in a horrific road accident in Saudi Arabia.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 5, 2014
In a signficant humanitarian gesture following the visit of the Saudi crown prince to India last week, hundreds of Indian prisoners in Saudi jails may be transferred to India if they are so willing.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
A man has been arrested at the airport in New Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars valued at about Rs 30 lakh.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
CISF today apprehended a man who was allegedly trying to smuggle in ten gold biscuits on his arrival from Riyadh at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 23, 2014
A Saudi Arabian man who punched out his mother's tooth during a fight will have his own tooth broken as punishment, in addition to being imprisoned and publicly lashed.