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Jul 21, 2018
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"
Jul 18, 2018
MEA official says illegal emigration cause of high suicide rate among Indians in Gulf; activists say there's more to itIn 2017 alone, 322 Indians committed suicide in four Gulf nations, higher than the 303 recorded in 2016. Loss of jobs and nationalisation are believed to the reasons behind this.
Jul 14, 2018
Number of Indians committing suicide in Gulf countries rose to 322 in 2017 from 303 in 2016, reveals RTI replyAccording to the RTI, the highest number of suicides among Indians was recorded in Saudi Arabia at 117, followed by 116 in UAE, 46 in Oman and 43 in Kuwait.
Jul 05, 2018
Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India to open campaign against Oman on 18 OctoberThe Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Thursday announced the schedule of the tournament to be held from 18 to 28 October. Besides title holders India, other participating nations in the six-team competition are Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea, Japan and hosts Oman.
Jun 22, 2018
India remained world's top recipient of remittances from diaspora in 2017, says World Bank reportIndia remains the world's top recipient of remittance from its diaspora, gathering $69 billion in 2017, or nearly 1.5 times its defence budget in 2018-19.
Jun 20, 2018
Muscat-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing at Mumbai airport due to hydraulic leakageA Muscat-bound Air India flight via Mumbai carrying 176 passengers onboard from Ahmedabad made an emergency landing at the city airport.
Jun 04, 2018
UAE and Saudi Arabia's boycott of Qatar creates rift between US allies in Arab Gulf, compromises Washington's grip on IranA shift in traditional alliances found in the Arab Gulf has become apparent in the wake of Saudi Arabia and the UAE's year-old trade embargo on Qatar.
May 30, 2018
Dying overseas: 7,000 bodies of Indians stranded abroad, bureaucratic and financial hurdles stand in way of bringing them homeAccording to a parliamentary paper, 7,694 bodies of Indians were stranded in foreign countries in 2015.
May 27, 2018
Cyclone Mekunu strikes Oman, Yemen: Two Indians among seven dead; more than 30 missingA cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighbouring Yemen on Sunday, killing at least seven people, including two Indians so far.
May 25, 2018
Cyclone Mekunu prompts evacuation of hundreds of Indians in Oman, volunteer groups offer assistanceHundreds of Indians have been evacuated from low-lying areas in Oman, where cyclone Mekunu was expected to make a landfall.