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Dec 07, 2017
Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision: India's 'independent' stand reflects neutrality over Israel-Palestine issueOn 6 December, US president Donald Trump, in an unprecedented policy move, recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced that the American embassy will soon be moved out of Tel Aviv into the sharply contested holy city. This is an affirmative validation of the decades-old Israeli claim on west Jerusalem and a tacit attestation to its claim on East Jerusalem, as opposed to the corresponding claim by Palestine. These counter-claims remain key flashpoints in the limping dialogue process between the two parties.
Sep 21, 2017
Hyderabad police bust 'contract marriages' racket, arrest 20 people, including eight sheikhs from Oman and QatarThe city police have busted a racket of 'contract marriages' of local minor girls with elderly men from Gulf countries and arrested 20 people
Sep 20, 2017
Marriage racket: Hyderabad Police arrest five Omani, three Qatari nationals for human traffickingHyderabad Police on Wednesday arrested five Omani, three Qatari nationals and three Muslim priests on charges of child marriages and human trafficking in the old city area
Jul 10, 2017
Amid Gulf diplomatic crisis, Recep Tayyip Erdogan expresses interest in travelling to regionTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voiced his readiness to shuttle among the Gulf countries as a diplomatic crisis over Qatar continues unabated.
Jun 25, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: US says some demands on Qatar 'difficult to meet'The United States says some demands on Qatar by its neighbors "will be very difficult to meet." But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright.
Jun 23, 2017
The Promised Land: Migration from Kerala shows a steady declineThe latest migration survey shows that emigration from the state to West Asia has reached the inflexion point in 2016. The decreasing trend had started in 2011 with many of the traditional centres of emigration experiencing a decline.
Jun 22, 2017
The Promised Land: Migrant workers endure squalid conditions in KeralaWhen the neo-rich out-migrants came home from the Gulf countries and wanted to build new houses, they could not find enough workers to do the job. Since there was a labour shortage in Kerala, builders went to West Bengal and other north eastern states looking for construction workers.
Jun 21, 2017
The Promised Land: Kerala's female emigrants key reason behind rise in remittancesDemographers feel that the contribution of female emigrants could be one reason for the steady rise in remittances to Kerala despite a surge in the recent reverse flow of emigrants.
Jun 20, 2017
The Promised Land: It's a hard life for children, parents of Kerala's migrant workersMigration may have benefited Kerala but it has made life miserable for the members of their families left behind by the migrants.
Jun 16, 2017
The Promised Land: The loneliness of the 'Gulf wives' in KeralaIn 2011, 1.01 million women, whose husbands were working in the Gulf, were living in Kerala, according to a study. They constitute nearly 13 percent of the married women in Kerala.