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US replaces Kuwait as India's sixth biggest oil supplier; exports 5.4 mn tonnes of crude in April-September 2019
Business

US replaces Kuwait as India's sixth biggest oil supplier; exports 5.4 mn tonnes of crude in April-September 2019

The United States has surpassed Kuwait to become India's sixth-largest oil supplier as it supplied 70 percent more crude to the world's third-largest energy consumer during April-September

India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future
Sports

India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future

The India women's side is faced with constraints such as lack of infrastructure which mean that the players can only train during the winter months over frozen lakes in Ladakh

World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to prove preparedness for 2022 FIFA World Cup amidst rising tensions in Gulf region
Sports

World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to prove preparedness for 2022 FIFA World Cup amidst rising tensions in Gulf region

The Gulf countries, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have enforced an economic blockade on Qatar and have sent just a handful of athletes to the World Championships

UN humanitarian chief on Syria: Take action to end 'bloody onslaught', else it will create worst humanitarian disaster
World

UN humanitarian chief on Syria: Take action to end 'bloody onslaught', else it will create worst humanitarian disaster

The UN humanitarian chief urged the Security Council to take action to end the 'bloody onslaught' in Syria's last opposition-held stronghold, warning that continued violence could create the worst humanitarian disaster of the 21st century.

Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships
Sports

Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships

The Indian men's squash team could have participated in the World Championships in Washington but the SRFI didn't move to get timely clearance from the SAI

Tokyo Olympics 2020: International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Kuwait; athletes to compete under country’s flag
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Kuwait; athletes to compete under country’s flag

Kuwait was suspended back in October 2015 over a new sports law that the IOC said at the time was interfering with the autonomy of the Olympic movement.

US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval
World

US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward. The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign and state governments without congressional approval. Trump, unlike modern presidents before him, has declined to fully divest from his businesses.

Kuwait, Pakistan recorded third, fourth highest temperatures in the last 76 years, WMO reports
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Kuwait, Pakistan recorded third, fourth highest temperatures in the last 76 years, WMO reports

Death Valley in the USA still holds the record for the highest temperatures in the world, at 56.7 degrees Celsius.

Kerala political parties plan outreach to expats ahead of LS polls, count on Non-Resident Keralites to make difference
Politics

Kerala political parties plan outreach to expats ahead of LS polls, count on Non-Resident Keralites to make difference

All parties in Kerala are active in major countries through their cultural wings. All the districts and even several constituencies in Kerala have separate forums in countries such as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman, which account for a majority of Keralites living abroad.

Israel opposes visit planned by UN council to Palestinian territories for 'close look' at conflict situation
World

Israel opposes visit planned by UN council to Palestinian territories for 'close look' at conflict situation

The United Nations Security Council's visit would have come at a tumultuous time: Israel is headed for elections in April.

Canada grants asylum to Saudi Arabian teen who denounced Islam and fled family
World

Canada grants asylum to Saudi Arabian teen who denounced Islam and fled family

Qunun alleged that she was abused by her family — who deny the allegations — and rights groups also said she had renounced Islam, risking prosecution in Saudi Arabia.

Human rights lawyer files Injunction filed at Bangkok's criminal court to prevent 18-year-old Saudi woman's deportation
World

Human rights lawyer files Injunction filed at Bangkok's criminal court to prevent 18-year-old Saudi woman's deportation

Eighteen-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun said she was fleeing her "abusive" family while travelling in Kuwait, and had flown to Thailand in the hopes of reaching Australia to seek asylum

18-year-old Saudi woman, 'held' at Bangkok airport, sends out desperate tweets seeking asylum, protesting deportation
World

18-year-old Saudi woman, 'held' at Bangkok airport, sends out desperate tweets seeking asylum, protesting deportation

Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch said that Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun should be allowed by Thailand to see the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and apply for asylum.

Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctions
India

Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctions

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect.

Pakistani bureaucrat suspended after video shows him stealing wallet of visiting Kuwaiti dignitary
World

Pakistani bureaucrat suspended after video shows him stealing wallet of visiting Kuwaiti dignitary

In the six-second video clip, the Pakistani bureaucrat could be seen lifting the wallet from the table and putting it into his pocket at a time when the Kuwaiti delegates and officials of the ministry had left the hall of the Economic Affairs Division after their meeting.

Indian embassy officials in Kuwait rescue Hyderabad woman after she was tortured by employer; woman thanks Sushma Swaraj
India

Indian embassy officials in Kuwait rescue Hyderabad woman after she was tortured by employer; woman thanks Sushma Swaraj

The woman alleged that an agent lured her to Kuwait with the promise of a lucrative job in Kuwait as a beautician. However, she said that she was forced to work as a housemaid and was subject to regular torture by her employees.

Asian Games 2018: IOC lifts ban on Kuwait to allow participation in event, warns reasons for suspension 'remain valid'
Sports

Asian Games 2018: IOC lifts ban on Kuwait to allow participation in event, warns reasons for suspension 'remain valid'

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday lifted a ban on Kuwait, allowing the Gulf state to take part in the Asian Games in Indonesia.

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu received 60% of total remittances in FY17, shows RBI data
Business

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu received 60% of total remittances in FY17, shows RBI data

Nearly 82 percent of the total remittances received by the country originated from eight countries - the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, the United Kingdom and Malaysia.

Federal Bank gets RBI nod to open offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore; awaits local clearances
Business

Federal Bank gets RBI nod to open offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore; awaits local clearances

Federal Bank does not have any plans to increase its presence and will concentrate on the digital alternatives to help reach out to more customers

Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates 'racial discrimination'
India

Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates 'racial discrimination'

Saudi Arabia expressed its disapproval regarding Israel adopting a law that defined it as the nation-state of Jews. Saudi said that the move could perpetuate "racial discrimination"